What Happened on 10 May 2012

News Corp's quarterly results beat forecasts

News Corp has posted a stronger than expected quarterly profit on the back of growth at its cable networks and… Read More.

Russian passenger jet missing in Indonesia

A new Russian passenger jet carrying 50 people has gone missing after taking off for a demonstration flight from the… Read More.

Greek far-left ends coalition bid

Greece’s far-left Syriza bloc has abandoned plans to form a coalition. Leader Alexis Tsipras said he failed to reach an… Read More.

Obama supports same-sex marriage

U.S. President Barack Obama has announced his support for gay marriage by saying he thinks same-sex couples should be allowed… Read More.

UK retailer Clinton Cards goes into administration

UK retailer Clinton Cards has gone into administration after its largest supplier initiated the process. Prior to the announcement, the… Read More.

Spanish lender Bankia to be partly nationalised

Spanish lender Bankia is to be partly nationalised, according to the country’s central bank. Bankia, which holds $41.5 billion… Read More.

Rangers soccer club administrator says takeover still on track

The administrator for the Scottish Rangers soccer club believes it can still secure a bid by the end of the… Read More.

Italian soccer clubs face match fixing allegations

More than 20 Italian soccer clubs are to be investigated as part of an inquiry into match fixing. According to… Read More.

Telefonica unveils Skype rival app

Spanish telecom group Telefonica is to launch an app that will enable smartphone users to make calls and send messages… Read More.

Twitter rejects U.S. court demand for Occupy tweets

Micro-blogging service Twitter has resisted a U.S. court order demanding it to hand over the message history of an activist… Read More.

Hairdresser Vidal Sassoon dies at 84

British-born celebrity hairdresser Vidal Sassoon has died at his Los Angeles home at the age of 84. Sassoon… Read More.

Second masseur sues John Travolta for sexual assault

John Travolta is facing fresh allegations of sexual assault after a second masseur joined the $2 million lawsuit against him.… Read More.