What Happened on 03 August 2012
Former News International boss Rebekah Brooks has been formally charged over phone hacking, according to Scotland Yard. Brooks answered bail… Read More.
Egypt's new cabinet has been sworn in by President Mohammed Mursi in the capital Cairo. Prime Minister-designate Hisham Qandil selected… Read More.
UN-Arab League joint special envoy to Syria, Kofi Annan, has announced he is stepping down from his post. Speaking at… Read More.
The chief executive of UK music, films and games retailer HMV is to resign next month. The company said Trevor… Read More.
US car giant General Motors (GM) has reported a drop in profits due to weak sales in Europe as the… Read More.
British bank RBS is to be questioned over the extent of its involvement in the Libor rate rigging scandal when… Read More.
Inter Milan has announced that a group of Chinese investors is set to become its second-largest shareholder. The Italian soccer… Read More.
Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson has dismissed claims he will gain financially from the Premier League club's flotation on the… Read More.
Japan's Sharp Corporation is to cut 5,000 jobs, just under 10 percent of its workforce, in a bid to lower… Read More.
Business networking site LinkedIn has reported a decline in its quarterly profits. Net profit in the three months to June… Read More.
Electronic dance music DJ Tiesto has been named the world's highest paid DJ by Forbes.com. The Dutch DJ, whose real… Read More.