What Happened on 19 July 2014

American spying row: 'Sensible talks' needed, says Merkel

Germany seeks “sensible talks” with the US on the spying row. There has been pressure from the public on German… Read More.

Cover-up? Rebels trying to wipe off links to air crash

Rebels in eastern Ukraine are trying to cover up links to the missile system that may have been used to… Read More.

As Israeli ground offensive intensifies, Hamas rejects ceasefire plan

As Israel’s ground assault against Hamas in Gaza continues, Palestinians are fleeing their homes in large numbers, but the militant… Read More.

Underage sex charges and abuse of office: Milan court acquits Berlusconi

A court in Milan has cleared Italy's former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi of paying for underage sex and abusing his… Read More.

Hefty payouts for senior Shire executives after deal with AbbVie

Executives of Shire are set to receive multimillion-pound windfalls after the British pharmaceutical major sealed a £32bn deal leading to… Read More.