What Happened on 11 August 2012

Huge mass of volcanic rocks discovered off New Zealand coast

A vast stretch of pumice rocks nearly the size of Belgium have been discovered floating off the coast of New… Read More.

UK to give extra $7.8 million to Syrian opposition groups

The British government is to provide extra funding of $7.8 million in non-lethal equipment to opposition groups in Syria. Foreign… Read More.

Pepsi to re-enter Myanmar market

PepsiCo has announced plans to re-enter Myanmar as the country reopens its markets following the removal of various sanctions. The… Read More.

Manchester United shares debut on NYSE

Shares in Manchester United began trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday. The premier league soccer club's shares… Read More.

Wikipedia locks Mitt Romney entry

The Wikipedia entries of U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney and other members of the Republican party have been locked. The… Read More.

Beastie Boys rapper Adam Yauch's will bans music in commercials

Late Beastie Boys member Adam Yauch has used his will to prevent people from using his music or image in… Read More.