What Happened on 31 October 2012
The income of white South African households is six times higher than black ones, according to new census figures released… Read More.
A senior Syrian air force general has been killed by rebels in central Damascus, according to reports on state television.… Read More.
Millions of people have been left to deal with the aftermath of Sandy as the storm heads north to Canada.… Read More.
Barclays has temporarily suspended its bid for a stake in Namibia's Bank Windhoek. The British bank must first complete a… Read More.
Disney is set to acquire Lucasfilm, the company behind the Star Wars franchise, from its chairman and founder George Lucas… Read More.
Major U.S. stock exchanges are expected to open later today after super-storm Sandy shut down trading for two days. The… Read More.
The Chicago White Sox have signed a two-year contract worth $29 million with pitcher Jake Peavy. The new deal also… Read More.
Russian Maria Sharapova has said she will focus on trying to win Wimbledon next year rather than attempting to regain… Read More.
Numerous U.S. news and gossip websites went offline overnight due to a New York power outage caused by super-storm Sandy.… Read More.
The UK's first major 4G mobile service has gone live in 11 cities. From Tuesday morning, London, Manchester, Bristol, Birmingham,… Read More.
Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood is engaged to wed 34-year-old theater producer Sally Humphreys, his spokesperson announced on Tuesday. The… Read More.