What Happened on 31 July 2012
Power is being restored across northern India after a massive cut caused major disruption, including in the capital New Delhi.… Read More.
Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has urged the public to avoid physical contact after one person died after contracting the deadly… Read More.
Syrian government forces have ramped up their assault with artillery, ground forces and helicopter gunships on rebel-held areas in Aleppo… Read More.
Budget airline Ryanair has reported a sharp drop in profits on the back of "significantly higher fuel costs". Net profit… Read More.
Europe's biggest airline, Air France-KLM, has reported a loss of $1.1bn in the three months to June compared to a… Read More.
Switzerland's Olympic soccer team has expelled defender Michel Morganella from the London Games for posting racist comments on Twitter. Morganella… Read More.
Manchester United has said it plans to raise some $330 million in a listing on the New York Stock Exchange.… Read More.
Twitter has suspended the account of the Los Angeles correspondent for London-based daily The Independent after he sent a tweet… Read More.
Jury selection began on Monday in a high-stakes patent battle between Apple and Samsung Electronics. The case has been dubbed… Read More.
Chrysler recorded a net profit of $436 million in the second quarter due to a rise in sales in its… Read More.
A staff writer for the New Yorker has quit after he admitted inventing quotes by Bob Dylan in a recent… Read More.
The Hobbit films will be extended to a trilogy, director Peter Jackson has confirmed. In a post on his Facebook… Read More.