What Happened on 11 May 2012

HIV prevention pill backed by U.S. experts

A panel of health experts in the United States has for the first time backed a drug to prevent the… Read More.

Former News International chief executive to Leveson Inquiry evidence

Rebekah Brooks, the former chief executive of News International, is to give evidence at the Leveson Inquiry into press ethics.… Read More.

Socialist party bids to lead Greece

Leaders of Greece’s socialist Pasok and conservative New Democracy (ND) parties are expected to meet in an attempt to form… Read More.

India factory output down 3.5%

India’s industrial production took a surprising dip in April on the back of a drop in manufacturing. Factory output decreased… Read More.

China inflation slows to 3.4% in April

China’s inflation rate slowed to 3.4 percent in April, raising expectations that the central bank will ease its monetary policy… Read More.

JPMorgan reveals $2 billion trading loss on investments

JPMorgan Chase, the biggest U.S. bank in terms of assets, has revealed a $2 billion trading loss on complex investments… Read More.

Whyte to part with Rangers shares

Rangers owner Craig Whyte has agreed to transfer his majority shareholding to two parties involved in takeover talks, according to… Read More.

Owners Venky's deny Blackburn sale

Blacburn owners Venky’s have denied the soccer club is for sale following its relegation from the Premier League. The Rovers’… Read More.

Microsoft's Bing search engine to integrate Facebook

Microsoft’s Bing search engine is being revamped to include tips from social media site Facebook. The integration will involve a… Read More.

Sony shares drop to 31-year low

Sony shares have dropped to a 31-year low after the company reported an annual loss of $5.7 billion. Shares in… Read More.

Lady Gaga to appear on Simpsons season finale

Lady Gaga is to appear on the season finale of Fox’s hit animation show The Simpsons. The pop star made… Read More.

Vietnam War photographer Horst Faas dies at 79

War photographer Horst Faas, known for his dramatic pictures of the Vietnam War, has died at the age of 79.… Read More.