Chess Second soldier’s death announced

A total of 333 British troops have been killed in Afghanistan since 2001 A British soldier has been killed in an explosion in southern Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence has said. The soldier was from The Royal Scots Borderers, 1st Battalion The Royal Regiment

Chess Bulgaria’s Sopot with ‘Ultra Modern’ Water Purification Station

Bulgaria's Boyko Borisov opened a much-advertised station for purification of waste waters near the central town of Sopot. BGN 18 M were invested in the new facility, with BGN 4 M of these coming from the state budget, and the rest from EU Operational Program "Env

Chess Tiny solar cells fix themselves

A mix of chemicals borrowed from plants with tiny tubes of carbon can spontaneously create tiny, self-repairing solar cells.This article is from the BBC News website. © British Broadcasting Corporation, The BBC is not responsible for the content of external intern

Chess England cruise to win in Twenty20

England underline their status as World Twenty20 champions as they cruise to victory in the first of two internationals against Pakistan.This article is from the BBC News website. © British Broadcasting Corporation, The BBC is not responsible for the content of ex

Chess EC Slams Bulgaria, Greece for Delaying Joint EU Projects

EU Commissioner for Regional Policy Johannes Hahn has expressed concern and bewilderment at the failure of Bulgaria and Greece to take advantage of the European Territorial Cooperation Program. Hahn has replied in written to an inquiry by Bulgarian Socialist MEP I

Chess Great runners take to the streets

More than 20,000 people are expected to take part in one of Scotland's biggest sporting events. The Great Scottish Run, which consists of a 10k, a half marathon and races for junior competitors, is being held in Glasgow from 1000 BST. This year's runners include fo

Chess Half marathon runners ‘not timed’

More than 11,000 people took part in the race About 900 runners in the Bristol Half Marathon did not get an official timing record after microchips they were wearing fell off. The race started and finished at the Harbourside earlier. An event spokeswoman said was

Chess Twelve children have E. coli bug

Seven children in County Armagh have been infected with E. coli O157, the Public Health Agency has confirmed. It is understood none of them are seriously ill. They all attend the same day nursery in the Lurgan area. As a precaution the nursery school they are a

Chess Father and son die in air crash

An eyewitness commended the pilot of the aircraft which managed to land The pilot of a badly-damaged plane has been praised for avoiding a village and landing safely, after a mid-air collision in which two people died. The two planes collided as 19 aircraft took

Chess Hellish Car Crash Claims 5 Lives in Bulgaria

Five people have perished in a horrific car crash on the Hemus Highway near Bulgaria's Varna. The accident happened Sunday afternoon after two cars driving in opposite directions made attempts to overtake those in front of them. The road section in question has s

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