Chess Italy simplifies geothermal energy permitting

MILAN (Reuters) - Italy has simplified permitting procedures for development of geothermal energy projects as it aims to produce a quarter of energy from renewable sources in 2020, the Economic Development Ministry said on Wednesday. Source

Chess Europe faces challenges to electric car industry

SAN SEBASTIAN (Reuters) - The European Union faces challenges of safety, cost, competitiveness and technological harmonization in its plan to successfully develop its electric car industry, EU presidency holder Spain said on Tuesday. Source

Chess Tweed not guilty of raping woman

The jury in the trial of Jack Tweed, who is accused of raping a teenager, has retired to consider its verdict.Mr Tweed, 22, the widower of Big Brother star Jade Goody, and his friend Anthony Davis, 26, are alleged to have attacked the woman last September. Snaresbr

Chess Bulgaria Foreign Debt Down to EUR 37 B End-Febr

Bulgaria's gross foreign debt shrank 0.8% on a monthly basis to EUR 37 B at the end of February and accounted for 107.3% of the gross domestic product (GDP), the central bank said on Monday. ... Source

Chess Owner of Private Hospital Implicated in Bulgaria Health Affair

The owner of a private hospital in the eastern Bulgarian city of Sliven is being investigated on charges of document forgery that could have led to the ousting of Bulgaria's Healthcare head. Doctor Penko Penkov is accused of forging the contract between the "Hadji

Chess Jaroslaw Kaczynski to Run for Poland’s Presidency

Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the twin brother of Poland's deceased President, is planning to run in the country's presidential elections. Jaroslaw Kaczynski is expected to announced his decision to bid for the Polish Presidency, the Polish news agency PAP reported. The Po

Chess Bulgaria Supreme Court Revokes Travel Ban over Unpaid Tax

The ban to leave the country over unpaid taxes is against the EU directives and the right of its citizens of free movement, Bulgaria's Supreme Administrative Court (VAS) ruled. The news was announced by the lawyer in a case filed by a Bulgarian citizen, who was ba

Chess Teacher ’shouted die and hit boy’

A science teacher accused of trying to murder one of his pupils at a Nottinghamshire school with a metal weight is due to go on trial later.Peter Harvey, 50, is accused of attacking the 14-year-old at All Saints' Roman Catholic School in Mansfield in July 2009. He

Chess Moody’s: Bulgaria Banking System to Keep Negative Outlook

Moody's Investors Service has said that it is likely to maintain a negative outlook for most of the banking systems in 12 countries within the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), the Baltic States and Eastern Europe. In its latest report, the rating agency p

Chess Bulgaria Mobile Operators Said to Boycott Number Portability

The Bulgarian communications regulator has threatened mobile operators with sanctions for refusing to implement the wireless number portability service. The regulatory body, the Communications Regulation Commission, said there is a sharp increase in complaints rec

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