Chess Quinn workers briefed on future

Employees from the Quinn group met with Politicians from both sides of the border in County Fermanagh over the weekend to discuss job concerns.Last week the financial regulator appointed administrators to Quinn Insurance. The regulator also banned Quinn group from

Chess Car giants agree three-way tie-up

German carmaker Daimler is to give Renault and Nissan a 3.1% stake in its business as part of a global tie-up of the brands, it has been announced.Both Renault and Nissan, which already form an alliance dating back to 1999, will take 1.55% stakes in Daimler - the m

Chess Thai red-shirts breach parliament

Hundreds of Thai anti-government protesters - known as "red shirts" - have marched on parliament, amid high political tension in Bangkok.The red-shirts forced MPs to call off a session, and some reports say a number of them are in the parliament building.

Chess UK economic recovery ‘continues’

The UK's economic recovery is "still on course", according to the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC).Its latest survey of 5,500 businesses suggests the UK's economy continued to grow in the first quarter of the year, avoiding a "double-dip" rece

Chess Bulgaria Supreme Judges Determined to Probe Corrupt Magistrates

Bulgaria's Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) is prepared to investigate all magistrates involved in violations established through Interior Ministry's probes. The statement was made Wednesday by the Chair of the VSS Ethics Commission, Tsoni Tsonev, who says the Commi

Chess 7.8 Earthquake Shakes Sumatra

An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 hit the Indonesian island of Sumatra Wednesday, BBC reports. The quake's epicenter was 204km (127 miles) northwest of Sibolga on Sumatra's coast, at a depth of nearly 48km, the US Geological Survey informs. ... Source

Chess Majority of Bulgarians Skeptic about Prenuptial Agreements

Only 164 couples in Bulgaria have signed prenuptial agreements in the last 6 months, data from the Registry Agency shows. The option was introduced half a year ago and experts believe the low interest stems from lack of tradition and prejudice. From the 164 coupl

Chess Bulgaria Doctors Stage Mass Protest on Professional Day

Bulgarian Doctors from all over the country are holding a national strike Wednesday to protest against the government's health care reforms. The strike coincides with the doctor's professional holiday, April 7, and is held under the motto 'Day of Health - Day of P

Chess Conjoined twins to be separated

Conjoined twin boys from Cork will undergo surgery to separate them on Wednesday.Hassan and Hussein Benhaffaf flew to London from their home in Ireland last month to prepare for the complex operation. They were accompanied by their parents Azzedine and Angie on a s

Chess Two firefighters killed at flats

Two firefighters have been killed while tackling a fire at a high-rise block of flats in Southampton.Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service said the fire broke out at the 15-storey Shirley Towers in Church Street shortly after 2000 BST on Tuesday. A further two firefigh

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