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Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c.
AIB Board take action on foreign exchange and other issues
DUBLIN, Ireland, July 23, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Board of Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. ("AIB") (NYSE:AIB) met yesterday (22 July) to consider the progress report by the Irish Financial Services Regulatory Authority which contained results of the initial inquiries undertaken on behalf of the Financial Services Regulator and AIB by Deloitte. These inquiries into certain regulated Foreign Exchange charges were independently assured by Mr Lauri McDonnell, former Comptroller and Auditor General.
Invitation to Skanska Conference Call
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, July 23, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- In conjunction with the release of Skanska's (Other OTC:SKSBF) six month report of 2004 on Thursday July 29, you are invited to participate in a telephone conference call.
Skanska to Extend Hospital in North Carolina for SEK 672 M, USD 90 M
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, July 23, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Skanska has been awarded the construction assignment to extend Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in Fayetteville, North Carolina. The contract is valued at SEK 672 M (USD 90 M) and is included in order bookings for the second quarter 2004. The customer is Cape Fear Valley Health System.
Fortis Financial Calendar 2005
BRUSSELS, Belgium, July 23, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Fortis has set the dates for publications in 2005. Press releases and presentations will be available on the Fortis Internet site from 7:30 am. The press conferences and analyst meetings can be followed live by phone, or via our website www.fortis.com.
A Bleached Out Life -- Author Takes Readers on Jaded Ride through Modern Life
NEW YORK, July 22, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Fans of fluffy romance novels and that all too familiar, over hyped, edge of the seat crap should steer clear. This is life at its most jaded. David S. Grant presents Bleach (now available through AuthorHouse), a novel about New Year's Eve, drugs, sex, the corporate crunch and the inevitable unpleasantness of life and death.
Murray, Frank & Sailer LLP
Shareholder Class Action Filed Against Washington Mutual, Inc. by Murray, Frank & Sailer LLP -- WM
NEW YORK, July 22, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Murray, Frank & Sailer announces that a class action lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court for the District of Washington on behalf of all purchasers of the securities of Washington Mutual, Inc. (NYSE:WM) ("Washington Mutual" or the "Company") from April 15, 2003 through June 28, 2004, inclusive (the "Class Period").