Chess Brown triggers May election race

NOW:BBC special programme as election is called1205: Gordon and Sarah Brown arrive at St Pancras station, with Mr Brown shaking the hands of a few passers-by on his way in.MoreThis article is from the BBC News website. © British Broadcasting Corporation, The BBC i

Chess Giant German Machine Begins Work at Bulgaria’s Capital Metro

The German machine, especially ordered for the construction works for the expansion of the metro in Bulgaria's capital, was officially set in motion Tuesday. The so-called "mole" equipment, weighting 1 600 tons, named Saint Sofia, will be used for underground exca

Chess Greece Puts Forth ‘Northern Macedonia’ as Name for FYROM

Greece is ready to approve "Northern Macedonia" in order to resolve the notorious name dispute with the former Yugoslav republic. This has been announced Tuesday by the Deputy Foreign Minister of Greece, Dimitris, Droutsas, cited by Greek media. If the Former Yug

Chess Cleaner ‘lied about visa claims’

The attorney general's former housekeeper told her she had nothing to worry about regarding her immigration status in the UK, a court heard.But Loloahi Tapui, 27, lied and her visa had expired four years ago, Southwark Crown Court was told. Ms Tapui admits possessi

Chess Actor Corin Redgrave dies

Actor Corin Redgrave, a member of the Redgrave acting dynasty, has died aged 70, his family has announced.Son of Sir Michael, brother of Vanessa and Lynn and uncle of the late Natasha Richardson, he was taken ill at home in the early hours of Sunday morning. "

Chess Clothes appeal over M-way murder

Pictures of clothes similar to those worn by murder victim Melanie Hall have been released six months after her remains were found beside the M5.Miss Hall, 25, disappeared after a night out in Bath on 9 June, 1996. Her remains were found in October last year near j

Chess Greek Fourlis Group to Open Bulgaria’s 1st IKEA Store 2011 End

Bulgaria's first IKEA store will be opened in Sofia in the last quarter of 2011, announced George Alevizos, Finance Manage of the Greek group of companies Fourlis. In an exclusive interview for the Greek Survey of (Sofia News Agency), Alevizos said th

Chess Bulgaria 2009 Gross Domestic Product down 6% Y/Y Q4 2009

Bulgaria's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the last quarter of 2009 is BGN 17.9 B or BGN 2 400 per person, data published by the National Statistics Institute (NSI) reveals. Compared to the same period of 2009, the GDP is down by nearly 6%. ... Source

Chess Rio de Janeiro floods kill dozens

At least eight people have been killed after torrential rain flooded several neighbourhoods of the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro, officials have said.Mayor Eduardo da Costa Paes has closed all schools and urged workers to stay at home as most main roads are floo

Chess ‘North Korean software’ revealed

Details of a home-grown computer operating system developed by North Korea have emerged.It is the first time details of the software, known as Red Start and thought to have been developed in 2002, have been scrutinised or made public. A Russian blogger who studies

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