Chess Under fire, BP pushes latest oil spill control bid

PORT FOURCHON, Louisiana (Reuters) - Energy giant BP on Friday stuck by its lower estimate of oil gushing into the Gulf of Mexico and geared up for its latest effort to contain its offshore well leak as some scientists said the true amount of crude escaping could b


Chess Bulgaria’s Counter-Intelligence Heads Exposed as Communist Security Agents

А special panel, investigating Bulgaria's communist-era police files, has exposed two former heads of the country's counter-intelligence as state security agents and collaborators. The so-called Files Commission issued on Friday its seventh list of state security


Chess Bulgaria Woos Investors with Subsidies for Priority Projects

New rules for applying the Law for Encouraging Investments were proposed on Friday by the Bulgarian Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism, Traycho Traykov. Traykov told BNR that his proposal, which is available on the Ministry's website, provides for the first t


Chess Deadly clashes erupt in Bangkok

Thai security forces and anti-government protesters remained in a stand-off in Bangkok after clashes overnight in which one person died.Shots and bangs were heard overnight as security forces moved to cut power and seal off access to the large protest camp in the c


Chess Terror plot father and son jailed

A neo-Nazi from County Durham who made the poison ricin is jailed along with his son for terror offences.This article is from the BBC News website. © British Broadcasting Corporation, The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites.


Chess Big declines in European shares

European shares fall sharply as fears continue about the impact of financial austerity measures in Greece, Portugal and Spain.This article is from the BBC News website. © British Broadcasting Corporation, The BBC is not responsible for the content of external inte


Chess Bangkok Live

Follow the latest news on clashes in the Thai capitalThis article is from the BBC News website. © British Broadcasting Corporation, The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites. Source


Chess Education overhaul gathering pace

As the new education team is confirmed, work is under way to legislate on key changes within weeks.This article is from the BBC News website. © British Broadcasting Corporation, The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites. Source


Chess Fresh BP effort to stop oil leak

BP uses undersea robots in an effort to thread a pipe into a leaking oil well under the Gulf of Mexico to stop the flow.This article is from the BBC News website. © British Broadcasting Corporation, The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet s


Chess Mother guilty of toddler’s murder

A mother is convicted of the murder of her 21-month-old son who was found with about 80 injuries in south-east London.This article is from the BBC News website. © British Broadcasting Corporation, The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sit


Sponsors
Featured Videos
Search
Categories