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What happend on December 4th 2010

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Canadian charged with crossbow killing

Saturday 4th of December 2010, 0:17
related countries: Canada Canada
related places: Toronto

A Canadian man is charged with first-degree murder after allegedly shooting his father with a crossbow in the city of Toronto.
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Spanish strike causes flight chaos

Saturday 4th of December 2010, 1:27
related countries: Spain Spain

Thousands of air passengers are stranded in Spain after Spanish air traffic controllers began an unannounced strike.
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Community spirit

Saturday 4th of December 2010, 2:17
related countries: Russia Russia

The deaf of Nizhny Tagil in Russia's Urals
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US files describe UK 'paranoia'

Saturday 4th of December 2010, 2:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

The latest files released by the Wikileaks website reveal US diplomats' perception of British "paranoia" about the so-called special relationship.
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Man saved from path of on-coming Madrid metro train

Saturday 4th of December 2010, 2:51
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Madrid

Spanish police have released CCTV footage showing an off-duty policeman rescuing a man who fell onto the tracks at a metro station in Madrid.
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Russian denies world spam scheme

Saturday 4th of December 2010, 3:16
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

A Russian man accused of operating a massive global e-mail spam business pleads not guilty in the US state of Wisconsin.
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Pakistan 'shared Mumbai research'

Saturday 4th of December 2010, 6:12
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India, United States United States
related places: Mumbai

Pakistan agreed to a US plan to share its data on the 2008 Mumbai attacks with India, US cables published by Wikileaks have revealed.
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Strike causes Spain air travel chaos

Saturday 4th of December 2010, 6:40
related countries: Spain Spain

The Spanish government has declared a state of alert after a strike by air traffic controllers grounded flights, stranding thousands of travellers.
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Cook ton puts England in command

Saturday 4th of December 2010, 7:41
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Adelaide

Alastair Cook hits a superb unbeaten 136 as England close on 317-2 with a 72-run lead in the second Test against Australia in Adelaide.
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Army steps in at Spain airports

Saturday 4th of December 2010, 7:42
related countries: Spain Spain

Spain's military takes over air traffic control after civilian staff called in sick in a row over working conditions, stranding thousands of travellers.
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FA chief to quit in Fifa protest

Saturday 4th of December 2010, 8:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Acting Football Association chairman Roger Burden withdraws his application for the permanent post because he says he cannot trust Fifa after England's 2018 World Cup bid failure.
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Wikileaks: UK seen as paranoid by US

Saturday 4th of December 2010, 8:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Newly released files by Wikileaks highlight what is described as the UK's "paranoia" about its so-called special relationship with the US.
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Israeli wildfire 'out of control'

Saturday 4th of December 2010, 8:48
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli and international firefighters are struggling to control a massive fire that has killed at least 41 people and burnt thousands of acres of land in the north of the country.
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Russian denies global spam scheme

Saturday 4th of December 2010, 9:03
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

A Russian man accused of operating an e-mail spam business that at times accounted for one third of global spam has pleaded not guilty in a federal court in the US state of Wisconsin.
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ICC chief wants Pakistan decision

Saturday 4th of December 2010, 9:36
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

International Cricket Council chief Haroon Lorgat will be "disappointed" if the case against three Pakistan cricketers accused of spot-fixing does not go the ICC'S way.
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Cook plays down England records

Saturday 4th of December 2010, 9:45
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Adelaide

England's Alastair Cook says now is not the time to reflect on his record-breaking form, as he is set to resumes on 136 on day two of the second Ashes Test.
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Too easy

Saturday 4th of December 2010, 11:03
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egypt's ruling party set to win embarrassing victory
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Invisible history

Saturday 4th of December 2010, 11:39
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Cambodia's reluctance to confront its past
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Baghdad bombs hit Iran pilgrims

Saturday 4th of December 2010, 11:58
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Iran Iran
related places: Baghdad

A series of bombings across Baghdad kills at least 13 people, including six or more Shia pilgrims from Iran, police officials say.
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'Secret US-Yemen deal' revealed

Saturday 4th of December 2010, 12:31
related countries: Yemen Yemen, United States United States

Files released by Wikileaks suggest that Yemen claimed responsibility for missile strikes against al-Qaeda suspects that the US carried out.
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Live - Saturday football

Saturday 4th of December 2010, 13:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Chelsea, Tottenham

Six Premier League fixtures and collection of lower league games survive the cold snap sweeping Britain, with Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City and Tottenham all involved.
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Mexican army arrests 'hitman' aged 14

Saturday 4th of December 2010, 14:02
related countries: Mexico Mexico

The Mexican army has arrested a 14-year-old boy on suspicion of being a hired killer for a drug cartel.
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UN agency 'sends spies to Iran'

Saturday 4th of December 2010, 16:06
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran accuses the UN's nuclear watchdog, the IAEA, of sending foreign agents to spy on its nuclear programme.
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Air chaos passengers 'getting irate'

Saturday 4th of December 2010, 16:23
related countries: Spain Spain

Spanish airspace re-opens after wildcat strikes leave thousands of passengers stranded and spark a national state of emergency.
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Burma 'facing political change'

Saturday 4th of December 2010, 17:08
related countries: Burma Burma

The UN envoy to Burma says it is clear that political change is taking place in the country, despite strong UN criticism of last month's poll there.
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Katy Perry performs at US forces gig

Saturday 4th of December 2010, 17:22
related countries: United States United States

Katy Perry pays tribute to US forces
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Spain controllers return to work

Saturday 4th of December 2010, 18:29
related countries: Spain Spain

Most of Spain's air traffic controllers return to work after a wildcat strike stranded thousands and prompted the government to declare a state of alert.
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Britons await flights from Spain

Saturday 4th of December 2010, 19:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Spain Spain

Thousands of UK air passengers remain stranded in Spain despite air traffic controllers there ending a wildcat strike over conditions.
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Two dead as Russian plane lands

Saturday 4th of December 2010, 20:16
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Two people are killed and more than 80 are injured as a Russian plane makes an emergency landing in Moscow after suffering engine failure.
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HGV hours relaxed to aid supplies

Saturday 4th of December 2010, 20:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The government has temporarily relaxed the legal restrictions on the length of time lorry drivers can work to help ease the backlog caused by snow.
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Ecuador volcano spews ash and gas

Saturday 4th of December 2010, 22:20
related countries: Ecuador Ecuador

Ecuador is evacuating people from towns and villages around the Tungurahua volcano after a rapid increase in seismic activity on Saturday.
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'China in Google cyber attacks'

Saturday 4th of December 2010, 22:58
related countries: United States United States, China China

Documents released by the Wikileaks website have suggested that senior members of the Chinese government co-ordinated cyber attacks on the search engine Google, and recruited a network of hackers to access secret US government and military informatio
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Australia v England, second Test, day three as it happened

Saturday 4th of December 2010, 23:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Australia Australia
related places: Adelaide

Kevin Pietersen hits an unbeaten 213 before rain ends play with England 551-4 on day three of the second Test against Australia.
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China 'orchestrated Google hack'

Saturday 4th of December 2010, 23:40
related countries: United States United States, China China

The Chinese government was behind cyber attacks on Google which led to it leaving the Chinese mainland, US cables leaked by Wikileaks suggest.
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