What Happened on 27 July 2012
The wife of disgraced Chinese political leader Bo Xilai has been charged with the murder of British businessman Neil Heywood.… Read More.
Ecuador is to allow the Swedish authorities to speak to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange at its London embassy where he… Read More.
The mastermind behind a white supremacist plot to murder former South African president Nelson Mandela has been found guilty of… Read More.
Royal Dutch Shell has reported a 13 percent fall in second quarter profits due to weaker oil and North American… Read More.
Nissan has reported a 15 percent decrease in net profit in the first quarter after a strong yen affected its… Read More.
The chief executive of Japan's Nomura Holdings has stepped down in the wake of an insider-trading scandal at the investment… Read More.
Members of Egypt's Olympic team have been given fake Nike gear, according to claims made by a synchronised swimmer. Yomna… Read More.
U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney has said he expects a "very successful" Olympics, just hours after he spoke of "disconcerting"… Read More.
UK telecoms firms are confident their networks will cope with the pressure of the hundreds of thousands of spectators, workers… Read More.
Facebook has reported a $157 million loss due to payments to shareholders in its first results since its highly anticipated… Read More.
The Hobbit films could be extended to a trilogy, according to reports by The Hollywood Reporter and Entertainment Weekly. Discussions… Read More.