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Woman Finds Live Worms in Cookie Package

A Bulgarian woman who bought two packages of cookies for her baby found worms inside, a Bulgarian TV station reports.

Society » Incidents | November 22, 2014, Saturday // 12:49 | Viewed: 844

Bulgaria Warns of Rising River Levels

The environment ministry on Thursday warned of an expected rise in river levels as rain started to fall in many Bulgarian regions.

Society » Incidents | November 13, 2014, Thursday // 13:13 | Viewed: 989

Sofia Self-Immolator Lidiya Petrova Dies in Hospital

The woman who set herself ablaze in front of Bulgaria's presidency last week has died, doctors say.

Society » Incidents | November 10, 2014, Monday // 10:59 | Viewed: 1257

Four Taken To Hospital After Brawl at Bulgarian Refugee Camp

Four foreign citizens have been taken to hospital following a brawl that involved Syrian and Afghan nationals in a refugee camp in Bulgaria, bTV channel reported on Wednesday.

Society » Incidents | November 5, 2014, Wednesday // 14:07 | Viewed: 1027

Man Sets Himself Ablaze in Bulgaria's Sandanski

The life of a 48-year-old is in danger after the second self-immolation in Bulgaria within slightly over 24 hours, officials say.

Society » Incidents | November 4, 2014, Tuesday // 18:35 | Viewed: 1518

Earthquake Measuring 4.5 on Richter Scale Rocks Southern Romania

An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale was registered in southern Romania on Monday afternoon but no casualties or damage were reported.

Society » Incidents | November 3, 2014, Monday // 16:48 | Viewed: 1489

Woman Sets Herself On Fire in Sofia

A woman set herself on fire in front of President’s office in central Sofia shortly before 3 pm on Monday.

Society » Incidents | November 3, 2014, Monday // 15:22 | Viewed: 4909

Bulgarian Pedestrians More Careless Than Car Drivers, Police Say

Pedestrians in Bulgaria are nearly twice as careless compared to car drivers, statistical figures have shown.

Society » Incidents | November 1, 2014, Saturday // 16:27 | Viewed: 1748

Bulgaria Recovering From Heavy Rains, Snowfall

Situation is returning to normal after heavy rains and snowfall that claimed a woman's life and wreaked havoc across Bulgaria over the weekend.

Society » Incidents | October 27, 2014, Monday // 07:47 | Viewed: 4344

Downpours Claim Woman's Life in Bulgaria's East

A woman was found dead after going missing on Saturday as torrential rains flooded the Primorsko Municipality near the Bulgarian Black Sea city of Burgas.

Society » Incidents | October 26, 2014, Sunday // 12:01 | Viewed: 2346

State of Emergency Declared in Bulgaria’s Burgas, Gabrovo, Smolyan

A state of emergency has been declared in Bulgaria’s Black Sea city of Burgas due to the potentially dangerous weather, Saturday.

Society » Incidents | October 25, 2014, Saturday // 15:09 | Viewed: 4747

Canadian Soldier Killed in Shooting Near Parliament in Ottawa

A Canadian soldier was killed and a Parliament security guard was wounded in Ottawa on Wednesday in attacks by at least two unidentified gunmen.

Society » Incidents | October 22, 2014, Wednesday // 21:31 | Viewed: 1057

Drunk Snow Plough Driver Might Have Caused Crash of Total CEO's Plane

At least five people are dead after a private jet crashed at Moscow's Vnukovo airport also claiming the life of French oil company Total's CEO Christophe de Margerie.

Society » Incidents | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 08:29 | Viewed: 1003

Human Attitude Must Be Improved to Avert Natural Disasters - Red Cross

Neither natural nor man-made disasters can be avoided, but some things depend on the human factor, Bulgarian Red Cross (BRC) Chairman Hristo Grigorov said Friday.

Society » Incidents | October 17, 2014, Friday // 13:56 | Viewed: 1012

UPDATE-No Bulgarian Trekkers Missing in Nepal Mountains

Several Bulgarian trekkers are missing in Nepal’s northern mountains where blizzards and avalanches killed at least 29 people two days ago, a Sofia-based daily has reported.

Society » Incidents | October 17, 2014, Friday // 13:10 | Viewed: 1031

Bulgaria to Use Foreign Expertise in Ammo Blast Probe

Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov has said experts from abroad will be hired to investigate the explosion at the Gorni Lom ammunitions plant on October 3.

Society » Incidents | October 17, 2014, Friday // 11:46 | Viewed: 709

Shuttle Bus Driver Pulls Gun On Jaywalker In Sofia

A shuttle bus driver pulled a gun on a jaywalker after an argument at the intersection of Slivnitsa boulevard and Opalchenska street in Sofia, reports the BNR public broadcaster.

Society » Incidents | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 11:45 | Viewed: 926

Human Error Is Most Likely Cause Of Gorni Lom Blast

Human error is the most likely cause of the deadly blast in the Midzhur explosives factory in the village of Gorni Lom, which killed 15 people on October 1, said caretaker Interior Minister Yordan Bakalov.

Society » Incidents | October 13, 2014, Monday // 11:10 | Viewed: 785

Future of 38 Midzhur Plant Workers Uncertain after Blast Prompts Layoffs

At least 38 employees of the Mizdhur explosives factory leveled to the ground by a huge blast last week will be laid off after the incident, authorities say.

Society » Incidents | October 12, 2014, Sunday // 15:21 | Viewed: 877

Twenty Killed, Over 200 Injured in Car Accidents in Bulgaria 1-10 Oct

Twenty people have lost their lives and more than 200 others were injured in road traffic accidents in Bulgaria since the beginning of October, BTV reported on Saturday.

Society » Incidents | October 11, 2014, Saturday // 12:47 | Viewed: 2046

No Proof For Sabotage In Midzhur Explosives Plant - Top Prosecutor

There is not a single proof supporting the theory that the deadly blast that killed 15 people in the Midzhur explosives factory in Gorni Lom was a sabotage, said Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov for the Focus news agency.

Society » Incidents | October 9, 2014, Thursday // 11:27 | Viewed: 934