What Happened on 17 January 2013
Two people were killed and several others injured in a helicopter crash in central London on Wednesday. The helicopter burst… Read More.
U.S. President Barack Obama unveiled what has been described as the most sweeping gun control proposals in two decades on… Read More.
More than 20 people were killed in a series of car bomb blasts in the Syrian city of Idlib on… Read More.
The World Bank has cut its global growth outlook for 2013 due to a slower-than-expected recovery in developed nations. According… Read More.
DVD rental firm Blockbuster has become the latest British High Street firm to go into administration due to tough competition… Read More.
New car registrations in the European Union dropped by 8.2 percent in 2012. According to the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association,… Read More.
Novak Djokovic and Maria Sharapova both won their second-round matches in style on Wednesday, winning in straight sets to advance… Read More.
A Mexican athlete who took home a silver medal at the 2000 Sydney Olympics has died two weeks after being… Read More.
EBay's sales for the last three months of 2012 increased by 18 percent to $3.99 billion on the back of… Read More.
Jack Ma is to step down as chief executive of Alibaba, the e-commerce website he set up. In a letter… Read More.
South Korean rapper Psy's viral hit Gangnam Style won the prize for top song on Wednesday at the 27th annual… Read More.