What Happened on 22 June 2012
Two South Africans held hostage by Somali pirates for 20 months have been released. Somalia's defence ministry said the Somali… Read More.
Prosecutors in Norway have called for self-confessed mass killer Anders Behring Breivik to be considered insane at his trial. In… Read More.
An Indonesian court has convicted a militant of making explosives used in the 2002 Bali bombings and sentenced him to… Read More.
UK retail sales volumes increased by 1.4 percent in May from the previous month. Sales had slumped 2.3 percent in… Read More.
Air France has announced it will cut more than 5,000 jobs by the end of 2013 in a bid to… Read More.
An independent audit of Spain's banks has found they will need up to $78 billion in extra funding. European authorities… Read More.
A senior Ukrainian Olympic official has been expelled by his country's National Olympic Committee after being filmed by the BBC… Read More.
The first major sponsor for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow has been revealed. Swiss watchmaking brand Longines is the… Read More.
American engineers have unveiled a camera capable of creating images with “unprecedented detail”. The prototype machine able to take pictures… Read More.
Twitter is back up and running after major problems hit the social media site on Thursday afternoon. Users around the… Read More.
A self-portrait painted on an eggshell by artist Lucian Freud has been sold to a private collector at auction for… Read More.