What Happened on 23 July 2012

Norway marks anniversary of Utoeya massacre

Norway has marked the first anniversary of the gun and bomb attacks in Oslo and on the island of Utoeya,… Read More.

Pranab Mukherjee elected India president

Former Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has been elected as India’s new president. Mukherjee, of the ruling Congress Party, was elected… Read More.

Obama meets with shooting victims' families in Colorada

U.S. President Barack Obama has paid a visit to Colorado to honor victims of Friday's gun attack at a Batman… Read More.

Sunday trading laws suspended for Olympics

Sunday trading laws in England and Wales have been suspended until the end of the Olympics and Paralympics. The government… Read More.

Rupert Murdoch steps down as News International director

Rupert Murdoch has resigned from a string of directorships controlling his News Corporation's UK newspapers. Murdoch left his posts at… Read More.

Super rich hold $32 trillion in offshore havens

Rich individuals and their families hold as much as $32 trillion worth of hidden financial assets in offshore tax havens,… Read More.

Kidnapped Libya Olympic committee chief released

The president of the Libyan Olympic Committee has been freed, a week after he was kidnapped by gunmen in the… Read More.

Bradley Wiggins wins Tour de France

Bradley Wiggins has become the first British rider to win the Tour de France championship. Wiggins held the coveted yellow… Read More.

Chirp app sends smartphone data via sound

A new app has been launched that transmits data via a burst of "digital birdsong", aiming to simplify the way… Read More.

Kodak loses patent case vs Apple and RIM

Eastman Kodak has lost an appeal of a patent dispute over digital image preview technology with Apple and Research In… Read More.

Funeral held for Sylvester Stallone's son in LA

Family and friends attended a private funeral of the son of movie star Sylvester Stallone this weekend, nearly a week… Read More.

Christian Bale 'horrified; over Colorado shooting

Actor Christian Bale, who plays Batman in The Dark Knight Rises, has expressed horror and grief for the victims of… Read More.