What Happened on 23 October 2012

Obama and Romney spar over foreign policy

U.S. President Barack Obama hit out at his Republican rival Mitt Romney in their third and final presidential debate on… Read More.

Fidel Castro dismisses rumors over poor health

Cuba's former leader Fidel Castro has written an article dismissing rumors that he is on his deathbed. The 86-year-old slammed… Read More.

Lorca earthquake caused by groundwater extraction

Scientists studying the fault beneath Spain’s Lorca city have said the removal of groundwater may have resulted in the deadly… Read More.

Rosneft to buy TNK-BP

State-controlled Russian oil company Rosneft has signed a two-part deal worth some $55 billion to buy privately-owned TNK-BP. The move… Read More.

London black cab maker call in administrators

Manganese Bronze, maker of London's black cab, is set to appoint administrators after failing to secure funding required to survive.… Read More.

Lloyds rejects reports over plans to change pay structures

Britain’s Lloyds Banking Group said on Monday it had no plans to revamp its pay policy for senior staff, dismissing… Read More.

Green Bay Packers' Charles Woodson out for six weeks with broken collarbone

Green Bay Packers safety Charles Woodson is set to be out of action for six weeks after breaking his collarbone… Read More.

Yahoo reports rise in profits under new boss

Yahoo has reported a 2 percent rise in revenues for the first three months under the leadership of new chief… Read More.

LME signs agreement on new trading surveillance software

The London Stock Exchange's technology system supplier Millennium IT announced on Monday it had signed a deal to provide the… Read More.

Lance Armstrong asked to repay $7.5 million bonus to insurance firm

A Texas insurance company has asked cyclist Lance Armstrong to return $7.5 million worth of bonuses. SCA Promotions covered a… Read More.

Adele reportedly gives birth to baby boy

British singer Adele has given birth to a baby boy, British media reported on Monday. There was no statement on… Read More.

American Idol Mariah Carey/Nicki Minaj feud "real", says Jennifer Lopez

Former American Idol judge Jennifer Lopez has said she believes the feud between Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey is "real".… Read More.