What Happened on 31 December 2012

Obama steps up pressure on Republicans over fiscal cliff

U.S. President Barack Obama has ramped up pressure on Republicans to accept a deal in a bid to prevent the… Read More.

Hillary Clinton admitted to hospital with blood clot

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been admitted to hospital with a blood clot, according to officials. Earlier this… Read More.

Egypt to resume IMF loan talks

Egypt is expected to resume talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) over a $4.8 billion loan required to shore… Read More.

Washington Redskins beat Dallas Cowboys to secure play-off place

The Washington Redskins secured the NFC (National Football Conference) East title and the final spot in the NFL (National Football… Read More.

Foursquare to show users' full names

Foursquare has announced that the full names of users will soon appear publicly across the site. The location-based social network… Read More.

Skyfall crosses $1 billion mark

Skyfall has become the first James Bond movie to cross the billion-dollar mark. The latest 007 outing, released to celebrate… Read More.