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What Happened on 05 March 2013

Vote-counting begins in Kenya

Votes are being counted in Kenya following Monday’s elections. Polls were due to close at 5pm local time but officials… Read More.

China National People's Congress opens in Beijing

China's National People's Congress has opened in Beijing, marking the final stage of the country's once-in-a-decade leadership change. The two-week-long… Read More.

Five killed in DRC plane crash

At least five people were killed in a plane crash in Goma, the main city in eastern Democratic Republic of… Read More.

Standard Chartered profits increase despite huge fine

Standard Chartered bank reported a rise in profits on Tuesday despite being hit with a huge fine for breaking sanctions… Read More.

HSBC paid $4.2 billion for fines and mis-selling in 2012

HSBC paid out $4.2 billion last year to cover the cost of money laundering and for mis-selling financial products in… Read More.

Jaguar Land Rover invests further $226 million in i54 plant

Jaguar Land Rover announced on Monday it would invest a further $226 million in its new engine plant in the… Read More.

Quarterback Joe Flacco signs $120.6 million deal with Baltimore Ravens

Quarterback Joe Flacco officially signed a new contract with the Baltimore Ravens on Monday, making him the highest paid player… Read More.

Kansas City Chiefs sign Bowe, Colquitt and Albert

The Kansas City Chiefs secured three of their biggest free agents on Monday, re-signing wide receiver Dwayne Bowe and punter… Read More.

Ghana launches IT hub project

Ghana's President John Mahama launched a project on Monday to construct a $10 billion IT hub near the capital, Accra.… Read More.

Denmark seeking $1 billion in back-taxes from Microsoft

Denmark wants Microsoft to pay $1 billion in back taxes, according to local media reports on Monday. The Danish tax… Read More.

Heidi Klum added to judging panel on NBC's America's Got Talent

Supermodel and television host Heidi Klum revealed on Monday that she is to be a new judge on the popular… Read More.

Oprah Winfrey to deliver Harvard commencement address

Talk show host and philanthropist Oprah Winfrey is to deliver this year's graduation address at Harvard University, the Ivy League… Read More.