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What happend on September 26th 2010

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Medals for Afghan rescue soldiers

Sunday 26th of September 2010, 0:08
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Two soldiers are to receive the Queen's Commendation for Bravery after diving into a freezing canal to save a comrade injured by a Taliban bomb.
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Scottish knife convictions fall

Sunday 26th of September 2010, 0:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The number of people convicted of carrying a knife in a public place in Scotland drops 22% in a year and is now at a nine-year low.
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Lehman Bros art makes $12m in US

Sunday 26th of September 2010, 0:58
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

Fine art from the US offices of collapsed bank Lehman Brothers sells in New York for more than $12m.
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Rescue cage arrives at Chile mine

Sunday 26th of September 2010, 2:03
related countries: Chile Chile

The first of three purpose-built rescue capsules arrives at the mine in Chile where 33 men have been trapped for more than seven weeks.
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Weighty matters

Sunday 26th of September 2010, 3:16
related countries: China China

A growing China starts tackling its obesity explosion
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Sugababe on drink driving charge

Sunday 26th of September 2010, 6:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Sugababe Amelle Berrabah is charged with drink driving after being arrested in north London.
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Steel capsule will rescue Chile miners

Sunday 26th of September 2010, 6:58
related countries: Chile Chile

A cage specially built to help rescue 33 men trapped underground in a mine in Chile has arrived on site.
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Mexico nabs suspected drug lord

Sunday 26th of September 2010, 7:05
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Mexican police have arrested a man believed to be one of the leaders of the powerful Sinaloa drugs cartel, the government says.
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Mudslides hit Venezuela

Sunday 26th of September 2010, 7:41
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

At least 14 people have been killed by flooding and landslides after Tropical Storm Matthew brought heavy rain to Central America.
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Karaoke champ wins 1m dumplings

Sunday 26th of September 2010, 8:13
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: Moscow

An American telephone engineer is rewarded one million Russian dumplings at the World Karaoke Championships in Moscow.
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Thousands protest against Italy mafia

Sunday 26th of September 2010, 8:41
related countries: Italy Italy

Thousands of people have taken to the streets in southern Italy to protest against the influence of the local mafia.
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Pakistan arms minister quits

Sunday 26th of September 2010, 8:42
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The Pakistani minister for defence production resigns after accusing the military of carrying out assassinations, including that of Benazir Bhutto.
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Japan 'ready' for more yen action

Sunday 26th of September 2010, 9:08
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan's central bank hints at further interventions in the currency markets in its fight to control the rising value of the yen.
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Police probe plane alert 'hoax'

Sunday 26th of September 2010, 10:21
related countries: Canada Canada, Sweden Sweden, Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Toronto

Canadian police investigate whether a Pakistani plane flying from Toronto was diverted to Sweden because of a hoax call.
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Live - Singapore Grand Prix

Sunday 26th of September 2010, 10:31
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, Singapore Singapore

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso leads from start to finish to win the Singapore Grand Prix, with Sebastian Vettel second, Mark Webber third and Lewis Hamilton failing to finish.
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Kandahar diary

Sunday 26th of September 2010, 11:05
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Fear and misery of civilians in Afghan battleground
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Hyundai orders Sonata US recall

Sunday 26th of September 2010, 11:25
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States

South Korea's biggest car maker Hyundai announces a recall of about 140,000 cars in the US over steering concerns.
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'50-50' hope for settlement deal

Sunday 26th of September 2010, 12:07
related countries: Israel Israel, West Bank West Bank

Israel's top negotiator says there is a "50-50" chance of reaching a deal on settlements with Palestinians, hours before a construction freeze is due to expire.
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Fashion's Catherine Walker dies

Sunday 26th of September 2010, 12:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The fashion designer Catherine Walker, whose clothes were favoured by Diana, Princess of Wales, has died at the age of 65, her family has said.
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Eta ceasefire offer 'not enough'

Sunday 26th of September 2010, 12:44
related countries: Spain Spain

The Spanish government has rejected a statement by the Basque separatist group Eta that it is ready for a permanent ceasefire, reports say.
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Live - Sunday's Scottish football

Sunday 26th of September 2010, 13:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Pittodrie, Aberdeen

Aberdeen host defending champions Rangers in a mouth-watering Scottish Premier League clash at Pittodrie.
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Flawless Alonso wins in Singapore

Sunday 26th of September 2010, 14:27
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso holds off Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel from start to finish to win a hard-fought Singapore Grand Prix.
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Worm affects Iran nuclear plant

Sunday 26th of September 2010, 14:57
related countries: Iran Iran

A complex computer worm has infected the personal computers of staff at Iran's first nuclear power station, says the IRNA news agency.
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Drones 'kill seven in Pakistan'

Sunday 26th of September 2010, 15:30
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

A US drone strike has killed four suspected militants in north-western Pakistan, local officials say.
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Jewish group sets sail for Gaza

Sunday 26th of September 2010, 15:54
related countries: Israel Israel, Gaza Strip Gaza Strip, Cyprus Cyprus

A catamaran carrying Jewish activists sets sail from northern Cyprus aiming to breach Israel's blockade of the Gaza Strip.
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China moves on US chicken imports

Sunday 26th of September 2010, 16:39
related countries: United States United States, China China

China's government says it will impose import duties on US chicken products it says are being unfairly dumped on the Chinese market.
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US begins new Afghan offensive

Sunday 26th of September 2010, 17:54
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

US and Afghan military forces have begun a new offensive against Taliban insurgents in southern Afghanistan.
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Jewish settlers prepare to build

Sunday 26th of September 2010, 19:08
related countries: Israel Israel, West Bank West Bank

Israel's government has urged Jewish settlers on the occupied West Bank to "show restraint" as the end of a 10-month ban on construction nears.
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US pastor to fight abuse claims

Sunday 26th of September 2010, 19:22
related countries: United States United States

The pastor of a hugely popular independent church in the US says he will fight claims that he coerced young men into sexual relationships.
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Super Kings win Champions League

Sunday 26th of September 2010, 20:01
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Johannesburg

India's Chennai Super Kings beat South Africa's Eastern Cape Warriors to win the Champions League Twenty20 final in Johannesburg.
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Tourists die in Berlin bus crash

Sunday 26th of September 2010, 20:09
related countries: Poland Poland, Germany Germany
related places: Berlin

At least 13 people are killed after a coach carrying Polish tourists is involved in a crash with a car near Berlin, German police say.
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Iran 'kills rebels in Iraq raid'

Sunday 26th of September 2010, 21:50
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Iran Iran

Iran's Revolutionary Guards cross into Iraq and kill 30 Kurdish militants it blamed for bombing a military parade in Iran last week, state TV reports.
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Settlers urged to show restraint

Sunday 26th of September 2010, 22:26
related countries: Israel Israel, West Bank West Bank

Israel's prime minister urges Jewish settlers to show restraint, hours before a 10-month ban on construction in the West Bank expired.
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US bishop 'will fight sex allegations'

Sunday 26th of September 2010, 23:44
related countries: United States United States

A prominent US evangelical leader Bishop Eddie Long has vowed to fight accusations he coerced four young men at his church into sexual relationships.
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