Chess Police injured in motorway crash

The M8 in Renfrewshire is closed westbound.The closure is due to an accident between junctions 29 St James Interchange and 31 West Ferry. The early morning accident is causing heavy traffic around Glasgow airport and access to the motorway from the Erskine Bridge i


Chess Journeying in eastern Europe: Planes, trains and extortionate taxis

Roaming around eastern Europe under a volcanic ash cloudIT IS never a waste of time to visit the capital of Galicia, which in Latin is called Leopolis (literally, Lion City). But you can waste a lot of time rowing about the name. In the Austro-Hungarian empire the


Chess Poland mourns: After the crash

Poland prepares to bury a presidentWARSAW and Krakow, Poland's two biggest cities, are quarrelsome but secretly affectionate siblings. Warsaw is the ugly one; it has been through hell but exudes loyalty and courage. Krakow got the looks and the brains, but sometime


Chess Bulgarian Industrial Association Celebrates 30th Anniversary

The Bulgarian Industrial Association (BIA) celebrates Tuesday the 30th anniversary from its establishment. The event was held at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Sofia in the presence of the Speaker of the Parliament, Tsetska Tsacheva, Antonio Penalosa, Secretary Ge


Chess Nearly 30% Drop in Number of Bulgarian Tourists Abroad

There's been a 27,9% drop in the number of Bulgarian tourists abroad for March 2010 year-on-year, shows data by Bulgaria's National Statistical Institute. About 283 8000 Bulgarians have traveled abroad in March. There's been an increase only in the number of Bulga


Chess Ex-soap star’s suspended sentence

Former Coronation Street star Bruce Jones, who played Les Battersby, receives a suspended prison sentence for dangerous driving.This article is from the BBC News website. © British Broadcasting Corporation, The BBC is not responsible for the content of external in


Chess Goldman boss to go on defensive

Goldman Sachs boss Lloyd Blankfein will deny his investment bank bet against its own clients in the US property market at a Senate hearing later.This article is from the BBC News website. © British Broadcasting Corporation, The BBC is not responsible for the conte


Chess S Korean claims climbing record

A South Korean climber has scaled Annapurna in Nepal and claimed a record for becoming the first woman to scale the world's 14 highest peaks.Oh Eun-Sun was shown live on television planting a South Korean flag on the summit of the mountain. But there is still a row


Chess Bulgaria Holds EU Internet Piracy Record

Bulgaria ranks first in the European Union by internet piracy, according to the European Director of the International Recording Federation, Frances Moore. Moore met Tuesday with Bulgaria's Interior Minister, Tsvetanov Tsvetanov, for the signing of a memorandum fo


Chess Indian strike over food prices

Communist and opposition parties in India are holding nationwide protests against rising food and fuel prices.The Communist-governed states of West Bengal, Tripura and Kerala are likely to be worst hit by the 12-hour strike called by the parties. Air and train serv


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