What Happened on 08 May 2012
Greek centre-right leader Antonis Samaras’ bid to form a coalition government has failed. His New Democracy party, which backs tough… Read More.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has unexpectedly abandoned plans to hold an early general election after agreeing to form a… Read More.
U.S. intelligence officials have foiled a plot to detonate a version of the failed 2009 “underwear bomb” by al-Qaeda in… Read More.
Two of the world’s biggest plane makers have been hit by a total of 32 order cancellations so far this… Read More.
Insurance firm Aviva’s chief executive Andrew Moss will be leaving his post with immediate effect. This comes after the company… Read More.
HSBC is set to report a quarterly profit of nearly $6 billion on the back of a rebound in… Read More.
David Haye and Dereck Chisora are set to face each other in the ring at London’s Upton Park. The fight… Read More.
Turkey’s Football Federation has cleared the country’s top teams of match fixing after a long-running investigation. According to a statement… Read More.
A U.S. jury has found Internet giant Google breached Oracle’s copyright on its Java programming language. Jurors however were unable… Read More.
The average time spent on Facebook via smartphone in the United States was 441 minutes in March, compared to 391… Read More.
Blur frontman Damon Albarn has labelled the London Olympics as “too corporate”, citing an excess of sponsorship. The indie band… Read More.