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What Happened on 19 June 2012

Colombia's Nevado del Ruiz volcano likely to erupt in "days or weeks"

Plumes of smoke and ash continue to rise from Colombia's Nevado del Ruiz volcano. According to residents living along its… Read More.

Egypt's army vows to hand over power to elected president

Egypt's ruling military council has promised to hand over power to an elected president by the end of June. The… Read More.

Greece's New Democracy rushes to form coalition

The leader of Greece’s New Democracy party, which narrowly won the country’s election, is holding urgent talks to form a… Read More.

UK supermarket firm Tesco to leave Japanese market

UK supermarket group Tesco has announced it is to exit the Japanese market. The firm will leave Japan in a… Read More.

Germany's Evonik IPO put on hold

German chemical company Evonik has halted plans for what could have been Europe's biggest initial public offering in more than… Read More.

EU debt crisis to dominate G20 summit

Pressure is mounting on Europe as world leaders gather in Mexico for a G20 summit set to be dominated by… Read More.

Arsenal to sign Montpellier striker Olivier Giroud for $18.8 million

Arsenal have signed Montpellier striker and France international Olivier Giroud for $18.8 million. The deal will be completed after the… Read More.

IOC urges for ban on Olympic ticket fraudsters

Officials who sold London 2012 tickets on the black market should be banned from future Games, according to the International… Read More.

AT&T employee admits to leaking Apple info

A former AT&T employee has admitted to sharing company secrets such as sales numbers for Apple’s iPhone to traders who… Read More.

Facebook to buy facial recognition startup Face.com

Facebook has announced it is buying Face.com, the company that provides facial-recognition technology used by the social network to help… Read More.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory musical to open in London

A new musical based on Roald Dahl's novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is to open in London’s West End… Read More.

Jack Osbourne diagnosed with MS

The Osbournes have revealed their son Jack has multiple sclerosis (MS). He was diagnosed following tests taken after he lost… Read More.