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What Happened on 13 June 2012

South Africa's Zuma fires police chief

South African President Jacob Zuma has fired police chief General Bheki Cele, following accusations of corruption.  Cele is to be… Read More.

Falkland Islands to vote on keeping British rule

The 3,000 inhabitants of the Falklands Islands are to decide whether they want to stay part of Britain's self-governing overseas… Read More.

Syria in civil war, UN peacekeeping chief says

Syria's 15-month uprising has turned into a full-scale civil war as President Bashar al-Assad's forces attempt to recapture rebel territory,… Read More.

H&M to launch collection by Maison Martin Margiela

French fashion house Maison Martin Margiela is to collaborate with Swedish clothing retailer H&M on a collection of men's and… Read More.

BMW supercar engine to be manufactured in the UK

BMW has announced it will produce the engine for its i8 petrol-electric supercar in the UK. The three-cylinder petrol engine… Read More.

Fitch cuts ratings for 18 Spanish banks

Fitch Ratings has downgraded 18 Spanish banks, highlighting the potential for the lenders' assets to deteriorate further. The downgrade comes… Read More.

London Olympic Stadium to turn into meadow for opening ceremony

London's Olympic Stadium will be transformed into a British meadow complete with fields, farm animals and a game of village… Read More.

Russia and Poland soccer fans clash in Warsaw

Clashes broke out on Tuesday between rival Russian and Polish soccer fans in the Polish capital Warsaw ahead of a… Read More.

Experts warn of U.S. cyber security pro shortage

Leading cyber experts have warned of a shortage of computer security experts in the United States. Symantec’s Chief Executive Enrique… Read More.

Apple's car navigation plans hit Harman and Garmin shares

Shares of Harman International Industries plummeted by some 10 percent on Tuesday following Apple’s announcement of plans to offer voice… Read More.

Slash to receive star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Former Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash is to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame next month. The… Read More.

Gone With the Wind actress Ann Rutherford dies

Ann Rutherford, best known for playing Scarlett O'Hara's youngest sister Careen in Gone With the Wind, has died at the… Read More.