Chess Care home boss cleared of murder

A former care home boss has been found not guilty of murdering two residents with lethal overdoses of drugs.Rachel Baker, of Glastonbury, denied killing Lucy Cox, 97, and Frances Hay, 85, in November 2006. Baker, 44, earlier admitted 10 counts of possessing class A


Chess Price of petrol hits record high

The average price of unleaded petrol has hit a new high of 119.9p a litre, analysts Experian Catalist have said.Prices have been steadily increasing since the end of last year as the pound has weakened, which makes imported fuel more expensive. The previous record


Chess EP Budget Committee Oks Bulgaria Nuclear Decommissioning Aid

The EP Committee on Budgets has adopted a position in favor of the allocation of EUR 300 M to Bulgaria as nuclear decommissioning aid. The decision has brought Bulgaria one more step closer to the getting this additional compensation for the shutting down of its f


Chess World Bank: Few Bulgarian Roma Make It Through High School

Only about 13% of Bulgaria's adult Roma population have graduated from high school, according to a World Bank report. The Permanent Representative of the World Bank in Bulgaria, Florian Fichtl, presented the findings of the report during a conference dedicated to


Chess Fresh Rio mudslide ‘buries 200′

A new landslide has swept away some 40 40 homes in the Rio de Janeiro area, as dozens of people remain unaccounted for after the heaviest rains in decades.Mud came crashing down in Niteroi, across the bay from Rio, killing six people, officials said. Rescuers are c


Chess Bulgaria’s Latest TV Series to Air in Turkey

The latest Bulgarian TV series "Staklen Dom" ("Glass home") will air in Turkey, announced the CEO of the bTV channel Vicky Politova. Politova spoke Wednesday at the premiere of the series, which is going to start on the private national television bTV on Sunday, A


Chess Greece’s deepening debt crisis: The wax melts

Worries about Greece’s ability to roll over its maturing debt are giving way to bigger fearsGEORGE PAPANDREOU may have spoken too soon. On April 6th, just three days after the Greek prime minister claimed “the worst is over,” the yield on Greek te


Chess Law accepts damages from Hello!

Actor Jude Law accepts damages of ?9,500 from Hello! magazine over photos of his children on a beach in the Caribbean.This article is from the BBC News website. © British Broadcasting Corporation, The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sit


Chess Bid to recover body of canoeist

A teenage canoeist has died after capsizing on the River Tay in Scotland.The 19-year-old man, understood to be from the Cleveland area of England, was killed after being trapped under a rock near Aberfeldy in Perthshire. Emergency services, including a Royal Navy h


Chess Launch success for ‘ice explorer’

Europe's Cryosat-2 spacecraft has launched from Baikonur in Kazakhstan on a mission to map the Earth's ice cover.The spacecraft's Dnepr rocket left its silo and climbed skyward at 1357 GMT (1557 CEST). The satellite was expected in orbit some 16.5 minutes later. Cr


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