What Happened on 26 August 2014
First minister Alex Salmond emerged victorious in a fractious debate over Scottish independence, with snap polls saying he had fared… Read More.
The United Nations (UN) has evidence that ISIS militants had killed at least 670 prisoners in Mosul and committed “grave,… Read More.
Petro Poroshenko, the president of Ukraine, dissolved the country’s parliament and called for snap polls in October amid continuing clashes… Read More.
A United Airlines flight in the US had to be diverted and two passengers were taken off it after an… Read More.
In a high-stake political gamble François Hollande, France’s president, ordered Prime Minister Manuel Valls to form a new government, excluding… Read More.
Speaking at the funeral of black teenager Michael Brown, who was shot dead by the police, Rev Al Sharpton, a… Read More.
The Supreme Court of India has declared illegal all licenses for coal mining that were awarded from 1993 to 2010,… Read More.
Internet publishing giant Amazon has bought Twitch, a service that provides streaming video games, for $970m, as per media reports.… Read More.
In a glimpse of what may lie ahead in the season, Manchester City defeated Liverpool 3-1, with Stevan Jovetic scoring… Read More.
Manchester United are signing Argentina International Angel Di Maria from Real Madrid for a transfer fee of £59.7m, which is… Read More.
Mozilla has launched Intex Cloud FX, a low-cost smartphone for the Indian market that will cost Rs 1,999 or $33… Read More.