What Happened on 11 September 2014

Oscar Pistorius cleared of murder charges

Oscar Pistorius has been cleared of all murder charges. Judge Thokozile Masipa said the prosecution had been unable to prove… Read More.

Toronto mayor Rob Ford in hospital, being checked for tumor

Rob Ford, the mayor of Toronto, was admitted to hospital after a “working diagnosis” of a tumor. The controversial mayor,… Read More.

Amazon rainforest destruction increases again in Brazil

The Amazon rainforest's destruction rate has increased for a second consecutive year, data from Brazil’s government has shown. Deforestation increased… Read More.

Gaza attacks: Criminal probe ordered by Israeli military

A criminal probe has been ordered by Israel’s military into five incidents during the Gaza war including a July 16… Read More.

Ozone layer shows signs of thickening

After years of a worrying depletion, the ozone layer has shown first signs of thickening, according to a study by… Read More.

France won't achieve deficit target; growth projections lowered

France will not achieve its deficit target of 3%, Michel Sapin, the county’s finance minister, said. He said the country’s… Read More.

Russia cuts gas exports to Poland

Russia has slashed gas exports to Poland by up to 24%, raising fears in the west about Europe’s dependence on… Read More.

Scottish referendum: banks may relocate to London in case of 'yes' vote

Leading banks and financial firms have warned that they may relocate to London in case Scotland votes in favor of… Read More.

Did NFL executive see Ray Rice video in April?

The National Football League (NFL) is looking into media reports that an executive from the league had received a copy… Read More.

'Something special' coming up despite fall in profits, says United

Manchester United has announced an 84% drop in profit though annual revenues were up by 19%. Ed Woodward, the club’s… Read More.

Mass leak of Gmail passwords?

In an apparent leak, 5 million Gmail passwords and addresses have appeared on a Russian forum. However, Google said there… Read More.

James Bond villain Richard Kiel dies

Richard Kiel, an actor famous for playing the villain Jaws in James Bond movies, has died aged 74. He was… Read More.