The news stories of 2010?

This was the year that was. A few remainders of what has happened in 2010

January: A magnitude 7 earthquake hit Haiti resulting in devastation.

February: Winter Olympics held in Vancouver

March: Healthcare reform passed in America

The Deepwater OilRig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico
Eyjafjallajokull erupted in Iceland bringing air traffic in Europe to a halt.

May: Greece gets a €110 billion bailout package

June: The World cup kicks off in South Africa

July: Blizzard backed down over its attempts to get all World of Warcraft players to use their real names

August: Monsoon flooding in Pakistan caused one of the worst natural disasters

September:Afghanistan held it's first parliamentary election since the Afghanistan War started

October: 33 miners trapped in a Chile mine are returned to the surface

November: Wikileaks releases more than 250,00 diplomatic cables from the USA

December: England retain the Ashes in Australia for the first time in 20+ years

So what news stories do you remember from the year and what was your standout moment?


The Deepwater Horizon oil spill was the biggest to stick out in my mind, as it is the worst environmental disaster the US has had up until this point.

Yeah, the two big ones for me are the oil spill and the Haitian disaster. Both very sad and scary.

General Motors public offering.

The PIIGS scare.