Quantcast
logo

What Happened on 21 June 2012

Bali bomb suspect verdict due

An Indonesian court is to deliver its verdict in the case of one of the alleged key figures in the… Read More.

Egypt presidential election results delayed

The result of Egypt's presidential election has been delayed, state television has reported. The outcome was scheduled to be announced… Read More.

Antonis Samaras sworn in as Greek PM

Antonis Samaras has been sworn in as the prime minister of Greece after his New Democracy party forged a coalition… Read More.

H&M reports 20% rise in quarterly profits

Swedish fashion retailer Hennes and Mauritz (H&M) has reported a 20 percent rise in quarterly profits on the back of… Read More.

UK unemployment drops by 51,000

Unemployment in the UK fell by 51,000 to 2.61 million in the three months to April. The jobless rate fell… Read More.

Federal Reserve cuts forecast for economic growth

The Federal Reserve has cut its forecast for economic growth in 2012 from 2.9 percent to 2.4 percent. The central… Read More.

FIFA's Sepp Blatter pushes for goal-line technology

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has renewed calls for the introduction of goal-line technology following a controversial incident in England's 1-0… Read More.

Djokovic and Sharapova top seeds for Wimbledon

Novak Djokovic and Maria Sharapova are the top seeds at Wimbledon, which starts next Monday. Djokovic, the current men's champion,… Read More.

LinkedIn sued for $5 million over date breach

LinkedIn has been hit by a potential class-action $5 million lawsuit by an Illinois woman, who says the networking site… Read More.

Microsoft announces Windows 8 phone system

Microsoft new phone software will be built on the same core as its new upcoming PC and tablet operating system.… Read More.

Usher debuts top of Billboard 200 for fourth time

American R&B singer Usher has scored his fourth Number 1 on the Billboard 200 album chart with Looking 4 MyselfRead More.

Kristen Stewart topples Angelina Jolie as highest paid actress

Kristen Stewart, known for playing Bella Swan in The Twilight Saga films and her starring role in Snow White and… Read More.