What Happened on 19 July 2012
Nelson Mandela celebrated his 94th birthday on Wednesday by spending a "quiet" day with his family at home in the… Read More.
At least 24 people have died after a Tanzanian ferry carrying some 280 passengers and crew sank near the island… Read More.
Three Syrian ministers from President Assad's defence team have died in a suicide bombing. The president's defence minister, brother-in-law and… Read More.
Yum Brands, which runs the KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell restaurant chains, has seen a drop in its profit… Read More.
Deutsche Bank aims to cut around 1,000 investment banking jobs. The move is a shift in policy for Germany's flagship… Read More.
The number of people out of work in the UK fell by 65,000 to 2.58 million in the three months… Read More.
Three Australian badminton players have suffered from food poisoning while training for the London Olympics at their base in the… Read More.
Manchester United is expected to launch its IPO in New York as early as next week, for pricing in early… Read More.
Microsoft has announced its new, touch-friendly Windows 8 operating system will go on sale October 26. This enables customers to… Read More.
Online retailer and auction site eBay has said its income doubled in the second quarter on the back of higher… Read More.
A painting by French artist Henri Matisse that was stolen from a Venezuelan museum more than a decade ago has… Read More.