What Happened on 13 October 2014

Services to be hit in England as NHS staff strike over pay

NHS staff in England have gone on a strike for the first time in 32 years, disrupting ambulance services and… Read More.

US health officials 'deeply concerned' after second Ebola diagnosis

A healthcare worker who was treating Thomas Duncan — an Ebola victim who died in Dallas after arriving from Liberia… Read More.

Evo Morales set to serve third term as Bolivian president

Evo Morales is set to serve as president of Bolivia for a third term after a quick count and exit… Read More.

Typhoon Vongfong makes landfall in Japan's Kyushu island

At least one person was reported missing and many were injured after Typhoon Vongfong hit Japan on Monday. Over 300… Read More.

No limits to state surveillance in UK, says Edward Snowden

The surveillance system being run by British authorities goes far deeper than anything seen in the US, former NSA contractor… Read More.

Anti-protest groups try to tear down barricades in Hong Kong

Scuffles were reported at the main protest site in Hong Kong after some taxi drivers allegedly attempted to pull down… Read More.

More than10 people killed in car bomb attack in Somalia

At least 10 people were killed and 15 wounded in a car bombing next to a restaurant in Somalia’s capital… Read More.

China's trade data for September exceeds expectations

China’s exports and imports for September have far exceeded expectations, official data revealed. While exports were 15.3% greater than last… Read More.

Rooney's free-kick sees England home against gritty Estonia

England struggled to find a goal against Estonia until Wayne Rooney’s free-kick 17 minutes before time finally found the net,… Read More.

Roger Federer wins Shanghai Masters

World number three Roger Federer defeated unseeded Gilles Simon in straight sets 7-6 (8-6) 7-6 (7-2) to win his first… Read More.

Snapchat videos and pictures leaked after being stored on third party website

Videos and pictures of around 200,000 teenagers posted using the mobile phone app Snapchat have been leaked and put online.… Read More.

Robert Redford to receive lifetime achievement award in New York

Robert Redford will be the next recipient of the Chaplin award. The 77-year-old actor, director and activist has had an… Read More.