Chess Roadside bomb kills Iraq soldiers

Nine Iraqi soldiers are killed and six more injured by a roadside bomb on the outskirts of the northern city of Mosul, police sayThis article is from the BBC News website. © British Broadcasting Corporation, The BBC is not responsible for the content of external i


Chess EU proposes short-selling rules

It's hoped a common set of regulations will restore confidence in the financial markets The European Commission is set to publish draft rules on trading in complex financial products, widely blamed for causing economic instability. The aim is to monitor the mark


Chess Big jump in Scottish unemployment

Unemployment in Scotland rose by 25,000 to 239,000 between May and July, according to official statistics.This article is from the BBC News website. © British Broadcasting Corporation, The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites.


Chess Taxman ‘could have done better’

Authorities "could have done better" to prepare people for demands of millions of pounds of back-tax, its boss admits.This article is from the BBC News website. © British Broadcasting Corporation, The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sit


Chess Next warns on low-growth future

The chain is not expecting a "meltdown" in consumer demand Next has become the latest retailer to say higher cotton prices may lead to customers paying more for clothes. Devastating floods in Pakistan - one of the world's largest cotton producers - and fears over


Chess French fume after EU Roma rebuke

The two ministers at the heart of France's Roma deportation policy angrily reject criticism from EU justice commissioner.This article is from the BBC News website. © British Broadcasting Corporation, The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet


Chess 222 Roma Land in Bucharest after French Deportation

A new large group of Roma has arrived in the Romanian capital Bucharest after being deported from France, as part of the strongly criticized operation of the French authorities. The news was reported Wednesday by the Bulgarian news agency BGNES, citing Romanian bo


Chess Singh urges end to Kashmir unrest

Analysts say the protests are the biggest security challenge to Indian rule in 20 years Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has appealed to protesters in Kashmir to shun violence - as police shot dead two more demonstrators. He spoke during an all-party meeting


Chess Dozens killed in N Korea typhoon

More than 8,300 homes and 230 public buildings were destroyed by Typhoon Kompasu Dozens of people died in North Korea after floods and landslides caused by a typhoon which hit the country earlier this month, state media said. It is the first casualty toll from Ty


Chess Lennon birthday concert planned

A benefit concert to mark what would have been John Lennon's 70th birthday is to be held in New York, it is announced.This article is from the BBC News website. © British Broadcasting Corporation, The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sit


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