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Nobel Laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dies Aged 87

Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez died, aged 87 on Thursday, according to international media reports.

Society » Obituaries | 8 hours ago | Viewed: 287

Bulgaria's GERB Spent BGN 1.4B on Pensions – Deputy Health Minister

Bulgaria's Health Insurance Fund reserve of BGN 1.4B has been spent on pensions during GERB's office, according to Deputy Health Minister Dr. Boyko Penkov.

Society » Health | April 17, 2014, Thursday // 16:02 | Viewed: 408

Bulgaria To Spend Another BGN 35 M On Refugees

Bulgaria's Government approved the spending of another BGN 35 M on dealing with the refugee crisis, reports Sega daily.

Society | April 17, 2014, Thursday // 13:11 | Viewed: 439

56% of Bulgarians Say Religion Has a Positive Role in Society

Fifty-six percent of Bulgarians think religion has a positive role in the society, shows a global survey of Gallup International.

Society | April 17, 2014, Thursday // 12:33 | Viewed: 320

Bulgaria's Population Decreasing and Aging – NSI

As of end-December 2013 the population of Bulgaria was 7,245,677 persons representing 1.5% of the EU population, ranking the country at the 16th place immediately after Austria.

Society | April 17, 2014, Thursday // 12:21 | Viewed: 623

Aspiring Member States Risk Violating EU Pollution Limits

Several new European coal plants, authorized by the Energy Community, risk breaching EU pollution limits if they proceed according to their plans.

Society » Environment | April 16, 2014, Wednesday // 17:40 | Viewed: 543

European Parliament To Impose Restrictions On Plastic Bags

The EU member states must limit the use of plastic bags by 80% by 2019, according to amendments passed by the European Parliament at first reading.

Society » Environment | April 16, 2014, Wednesday // 16:11 | Viewed: 530

‘Spirit of Burgas 2014’ Festival Canceled over Low Funding

The annual music festival Spirit of Burgas will not take place in 2014, it was revealed.

Society » Culture | April 16, 2014, Wednesday // 15:32 | Viewed: 511

Bulgarians Work Twice Longer For Own Home

The average Bulgarian household hast to give its entire 7-year income to buy a 75 sq/m home, while the other Europeans need between 2.

Society | April 16, 2014, Wednesday // 15:15 | Viewed: 588

Car 'Flies' With 252 km/h On a First Class Road

Police traffic camera in Bulgaria's town of Vratsa intercepted a BMW doing 252 km/h at a road with a 90 km/h speed limit.

Society | April 16, 2014, Wednesday // 12:53 | Viewed: 646

April Snow Surprises Sofia

Citizens of Bulgaria's capital Sofia awoke on Wednesday morning to see snowfall outside their windows.

Society » Environment | April 16, 2014, Wednesday // 09:46 | Viewed: 1435

Bulgaria's Ombudsman Refers Internet Tracking to Constitutional Court

The ombudsman Konstantin Penchev referred to the Constitutional Court  parts of Electronic Communications Act regarding gathering of information on users' internet activities.

Society | April 15, 2014, Tuesday // 15:04 | Viewed: 612

Fire Burned in A Skyscraper Under Construction in Sofia

A fire broke out in a highrise building under construction in downtown Sofia shortly after midnight on Tuesday.

Society | April 15, 2014, Tuesday // 10:14 | Viewed: 691

Microsoft Programming Competition Gaining Popularity in Bulgaria

One of the most prestigious global programming and IT students' competitions, "Imagine Cup", will be organized for a 12th consecutive year by Microsoft.

Society | April 14, 2014, Monday // 17:29 | Viewed: 827

5000 YO Golden Treasure on Display in National History Museum

A treasure of 15 000 golden elements was put on display on Monday in Sofia's National History Museum (NHM).

Society » Archaeology | April 14, 2014, Monday // 14:28 | Viewed: 2005

Only 10% of Bulgaria's Disabled People Are Employed

One-tenth of the disabled people in Bulgaria have a job, as data by non-governmental organizations showed on Monday.

Society | April 14, 2014, Monday // 14:24 | Viewed: 847

Bulgarian Children Suffer from Obesity, Prefer Tv to Sport

Childhood obesity rates are on the rise due to unhealthy diet and lack of enough movement, according to a survey of dietary and nutritional status of students in Bulgaria.

Society » Health | April 14, 2014, Monday // 12:03 | Viewed: 815

Thousands of Anonymous Bulgarians Donated Millions For the Refugees

Thousands of anonymous Bulgarians donated millions for the refugees through the Bulgarian Red Cross (BRC), reports the Sega daily.

Society | April 14, 2014, Monday // 10:39 | Viewed: 846

Bulgaria's GERB Party Asks Education Minister to Resign

Center-right party GERB has demanded the resignation of Bulgarian Education Minister Aneliya Klisarova over incompetent and recklessness.

Society » Education | April 13, 2014, Sunday // 16:53 | Viewed: 1206

Bulgarian Orthodox Christians Celebrate Palm Sunday

Bulgarians celebrate Palm Sunday, or Tsvetnitsa-Vrabnitsa, with garlands and sprigs of willow.

Society | April 13, 2014, Sunday // 10:31 | Viewed: 990

Celebrated Bulgarian Composer Boris Karadimchev Dies Aged 81

Bulgarian composer Boris Karadimchev passed away, Saturday at the age of 81.

Society » Obituaries | April 12, 2014, Saturday // 21:00 | Viewed: 1131
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