What Happened on 11 July 2014

Israel steps up air assault on Gaza, death toll rises

Israeli forces intensified their air attacks in Gaza as the Palestinian death toll crossed 80. At least 16 people were… Read More.

Spying row: Germany asks senior US intelligence official to leave country

In a new low for US-Germany diplomatic relations, Germany has asked a senior American intelligence official to leave the country.… Read More.

Chinese hackers break into database of US federal government employees

Chinese hackers managed to break into the database of the US federal government employees earlier this year with the aim… Read More.

Royal Mail sale was underpriced by £1bn, says British MPs panel

British taxpayers lost as much as £1 billion because the privatization of Royal Mail was underpriced, an MPs committee has… Read More.

Militants seize nuclear materials in Iraq

Militants in Iraq have seized nuclear materials from university facilities near Mosul city, but American officials said the seizure was… Read More.

Even one alcoholic drink a day can raise heart disease risk

One alcoholic drink per day could be sufficient to raise the risk of heart disease, a new study has revealed.… Read More.

Death in yacht leads to reopening of another case

After the death of a Google executive on his yacht, officials are looking into another case of death in Georgia… Read More.

Stock markets react negatively to banking concerns

Suspension of shares in Banco Espírito Santo, Portugal's third largest bank, have rekindled investors’ fears about the European banking system… Read More.

Zuniga's challenge could have left me paralyzed: Neymar

Brazil’s Neymar was in tears as he claimed that he could have been paralyzed after the tackle that forced him… Read More.

Arsenal confirm signing of Chile's Alexis Sánchez

It’s official. Alexis Sánchez is heading to Arsenal, who have confirmed the signing of the 25-year-old Chilean star from Barcelona… Read More.

US regulator sues Amazon over 'unauthorized purchases' by children

Amazon has been sued by the United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for allegedly allowing millions of dollars in unauthorized… Read More.

Actor Luke Bigham arrested on charges of domestic violence

Luke Bigham was arrested for domestic violence harassment after he fought with Lorrie Crumley, his 42-year-old mother . The 20-year-old Talladega… Read More.