What Happened on 14 December 2012

Thai ex-PM Abhisit charged with murder

Former Thai prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva has been charged with murder over the death of a taxi driver killed by… Read More.

Hugo Chavez recovering from cancer surgery complications

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is recovering well after suffering bleeding during surgery for cancer in Cuba on Tuesday, his Communications… Read More.

Standard & Poor's cuts UK credit rating to 'negative outlook'

Standard & Poor's (S&P) rating agency cut the UK's top AAA rating on Thursday to "negative outlook". S&P said it… Read More.

Wimbledon Championships profits soar to historic levels

Britain’s Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) announced on Thursday that this summer's Wimbledon Championships recorded a historic rise in profits. The… Read More.

Google Maps back on iPhone

Google has launched its Maps app for the iPhone following complaints over Apple's software. Earlier this year, Apple replaced the… Read More.

Tate Modern painting damage man jailed

A man has been jailed for two years for defacing a painting by Mark Rothko at London's Tate Modern gallery.… Read More.