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What Happened on 15 May 2012

Argentine vice president in enrichment probe

Argentine Vice President Amado Boudou is being investigated over alleged illegal enrichment. The enquiry follows accusations made by… Read More.

China concerned by Australia-U.S. military ties

China has raised concerns over increasing military ties between Australia and the U.S., according to Australian Foreign Minister Bob… Read More.

Francois Hollande to be sworn in

Francois Hollande is set to be sworn in as French president, just hours before he travels to Berlin to… Read More.

Barclays reportedly looking to sell French retail banking unit

Barclays is looking to sell its retail banking business in France, according to a Les Echos report. The bank is… Read More.

JPMorgan chief investment officer steps down after $2 billion loss

JPMorgan Chase’s chief investment officer has stepped down following a $2 billion trading blunder at its London office. Ina Drew… Read More.

German economy returns to growth

The German economy returned to growth in the first quarter of the year with a 0.5 percent rise in… Read More.

Anderson named England's cricketer of the year

England fast bowler James Anderson has been named as England’s cricketer of the year for 2011-12, beating all-rounder Stuart Broad… Read More.

Dublin's Aviva Stadium to host 2013 Heineken Cup final

Dublin’s Aviva Stadium is to host next season’s Heineken Cup final for the first time. The stadium is built on… Read More.

Amazon reportedly aiming to launch front-lit Kindle in July

Amazon will reportedly launch new models of its Kindle e-reader and tablet in July. The latest versions include a monochrome… Read More.

Apple drops '4G' from iPad UK commercials

Apple has stopped using the term 4G in UK commercials for its latest iPad. The description sparked controversy as 4G… Read More.

Michael Jackson's costumes shown on world tour

Costumes worn by the late Michael Jackson are going on a global tour next week ahead of an auction… Read More.