What Happened on 30 October 2014

Secular party wins Tunisia elections

The Nida Tunis party, a liberal-secular party, which has links to the deposed regime, has won the maximum seats in… Read More.

Barrel bombs kill dozens in Syrian refugee camp

Syria’s Assad regime is alleged to have dropped barrel bombs on a refugee camp in Idlib province in the north.… Read More.

Nato jets intercept Russian bombers, fighter planes over Europe

Nato jets have intercepted Russian warplanes in what the military alliance termed an “unusual level of air activity” over Europe,… Read More.

Don't blame us for failed launch, says Russian rocket manufacturer

Kuznetsov company, the Russian manufacturer of the engine used in the rocket that exploded seconds after launch in eastern Virginia,… Read More.

Far-right rabbi shot in Jerusalem

Yehuda Glick, a far-right rabbi, has been shot and severely injured in Jerusalem on Wednesday, October 29, according to media… Read More.

Sri Lanka landslide: Scores buried under debris

Scores of people are feared buried under the debris as Sri Lankan rescue workers step up efforts to search for… Read More.

Criminal inquiry launched into Tesco's accounting practices

A criminal probe has been initiated into Tesco’s accounting practices that led to a profit overstatement of £263 million at… Read More.

Currency trading investigation: Barclays sets aside £500m

Barclays is setting aside £500 million to cover possible costs from a currency trading probe, according to media reports. It… Read More.

Samsung Electronics reports sharp drop in profit

The third quarter profits of Samsung Electronics have fallen to their lowest levels in over three years due to a… Read More.

Newcastle beat Manchester City, reach League Cup quarters

Manchester City have been knocked out of the League Cup after they were defeated 2-0 by Newcastle at Etihad Stadium,… Read More.

Microsoft's wearable fitness device unveiled

Software giant Microsoft has unveiled a wearable device, which can track the sleep and exercise patterns of a user and… Read More.

Young Fathers win best record prize

Young Fathers, a hip-hop group based in Edinburgh, have won the Barclaycard Mercury Prize for 2014. The £20,000 prize honors… Read More.