What Happened on 29 August 2012
An Australian supermarket's cleaning firm has sparked outrage over an advert for staff that stated: "No Indians or Asians please."… Read More.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu has pulled out of a summit due to his refusal to share a platform with former British… Read More.
Hurricane Isaac has hit south eastern Louisiana and is nearing New Orleans. Isaac is battering coastal areas with winds of… Read More.
L'Oreal, the world's biggest cosmetics group, announced its first-half operating profit rose 11.4 percent on the back of sales of… Read More.
Airbus has secured a $7 billion order from Philippine Airlines, beating rival Boeing. The flag carrier plans to buy up… Read More.
U.K. security firm G4S has announced that failing to carry out its contract to provide security for the London Olympics… Read More.
Venus Williams bounced back from an early deficit to record an easy win in her return to the U.S. Open.… Read More.
The London 2012 Paralympic Games is to broadcast in more countries than any previous Paralympics after organizers signed a series… Read More.
U.S. economic sanctions have forced game maker Blizzard to ban access to World of Warcraft in Iran. Blizzard made the… Read More.
Apple is seeking sales bans on eight Samsung Electronics phones following its court victory over its rival. The world’s most… Read More.
Oprah Winfrey has been named as the highest paid celebrity for a fourth consecutive year by Forbes.com. Winfrey may have… Read More.