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What Happened on 12 September 2014

Scottish referendum: 'no' vote again gains lead

The ‘no’ vote has again gained ground in the Scottish independence referendum, with latest polls predicting at least a four… Read More.

Twin solar storms raise concerns over disruptions

Twin solar storms arriving at Earth have raised concerns about possible disruptions in communications and power transmission, US officials have… Read More.

South Asia floods: 450 dead, nearly a million displaced

The floods in South Asia have killed more than 450 people and displaced close to a million as rescue workers… Read More.

'Quasi-military intervention required to tackle Ebola outbreak'

Peter Piot, the scientist who identified the Ebola virus in the 1970s, has called upon the British government to back… Read More.

Fossil of largest carnivorous dinosaur unearthed

Scientists have managed to get a better look at and reconstruct the Spinosaurus, the largest carnivorous dinosaur that roamed the… Read More.

Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide

A judge in South Africa has found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide a day after he was acquitted of… Read More.

Australia raises terrorism threat level to high

Australia's terrorism threat level, which was medium, has been raised to high. Announcing this, prime minister Tony Abbott said his… Read More.

Argentina passes bill defying US court

Argentina’s Congress passed a bill that defies a ruling by a US court which pushed the South American country into… Read More.

Paulo Bento is no longer Portugal coach

Paulo Bento has left his role as coach of Portugal following the national team’s 1-0 defeat to Albania last week.… Read More.

Yahoo was threatened with $250,000 a day fine

Yahoo was threatened with a fine of $250,000 per day by the US government if the internet firm did not… Read More.

Google buys biotech firm that developed anti-tremor spoon

Lift Labs, a biotech firm that developed a spoon to aid people with Parkinson's and other diseases, has been bought… Read More.

British actor Donald Sinden dies aged 90

Donald Sinden, a British actor who worked in theater, films and television in a career spanning over six decades, has… Read More.