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What Happened on 28 October 2014

UK ends support for migrant rescue operations in Mediterranean

The UK will no longer support search and rescue missions in the Mediterranean to save refugees and migrants, according to… Read More.

John Tory is the new mayor of Toronto

John Tory is the new mayor of Toronto after winning the election against Doug Ford, the brother of the scandal-hit… Read More.

US issues new national guidelines for Ebola

After being criticized for a chaotic response in dealing with Ebola cases, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention… Read More.

Sewol disaster: Death penalty sought for ferry captain

Prosecutors in South Korea have sought the death sentence for Lee Joon-seok, the captain of Sewol, the ferry that capsized… Read More.

Japan, North Korea meet for the first time in 10 years

Meeting for the first time in a decade, officials from Japan and North Korea have held talks on Tuesday, October… Read More.

Jacob Zuma expresses shock at Meyiwa's death

Jacob Zuma, South Africa’s president, paid tribute to national football team captain Senzo Meyiwa, who was killed by robbers in… Read More.

Spain cracks down on 'network of corruption'

Fifty-one people, including bureaucrats and businessmen, have been arrested on Monday, October 27, in Spain in an anti-corruption probe, according… Read More.

Second mass grave in Mexico being examined

A second mass grave is being examined by investigators looking into the disappearance of 43 students in Mexico, media reports… Read More.

Lloyds confirms 9,000 job cuts and branch closures

The Lloyds Banking Group has given confirmation of 9,000 job cuts and the closing of 150 branches in the next… Read More.

Queens Park Rangers beat Aston Villa 2-0

Charlie Austin scored twice as Queens Park Rangers defeated Aston Villa 2-0 in a Premier League encounter, according to media… Read More.

Twitter reports increase in sales and users

Micro-blogging site Twitter has doubled its sales and reported a 23% rise in active users' numbers in the third quarter,… Read More.

'Always On My Mind' tops music poll

‘Always On My Mind’ by the Pet Shop Boys was voted as the all-time top cover version in a music… Read More.