What Happened on 08 February 2013

Tunisia to bury assassinated opposition leader

Tunisia is to bury assassinated opposition leader Chokri Belaid later today as tensions escalate over his murder. Further clashes are… Read More.

North-east U.S. prepares for 'historic' snowstorm

The north-east coast of the United States is set to be hit by a massive snowstorm that has already led… Read More.

EU leaders close to budget deal

EU leaders are close to reaching a compromise deal on the 2014-2020 budget following all-night talks on Thursday, according to… Read More.

Seattle Mariners and Felix Hernandez agree on record deal

Seattle Mariners and Felix Hernandez have agreed to a seven-year, $175 million contract, according to media reports on Thursday. The… Read More.

LinkedIn reports rise in Q4 profits

Business-focused social networking website LinkedIn reported fourth quarter profits of  $40.2 million, twice the amount expected by industry analysts. The… Read More.

Stars told to cover up for Grammys

U.S. television network CBS has asked stars not to reveal too much flesh while attending this year's Grammy Awards. According… Read More.