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Bulgarian Government To Spend BGN 7.2 M On Subsidized Employment

Bulgaria's Government approved the spending of additional BGN 7.

Society | April 23, 2014, Wednesday // 15:31 | Viewed: 399

Sofia Art Provocateurs Paint Garbage Containers for Earth Day

The Destructive Creation art team last night painted several garbage containers in downtown Sofia to mark Earth Day.

Society | April 23, 2014, Wednesday // 13:23 | Viewed: 365

Sofia, Stara Zagora Finalists in Bloomberg European City Contest

Bulgaria's cities of Sofia and Stara Zagora are among the 21 final contenders in an innovation contest devised by former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

Society | April 23, 2014, Wednesday // 11:20 | Viewed: 410

Bulgarians Sent 8.8 M Texts For Easter

The subscribers of the three Bulgarian mobile operators exchanged around 8.

Society | April 22, 2014, Tuesday // 12:40 | Viewed: 394

Bulgaria 6th in EU for Child Obesity

Bulgaria ranks 6th in the European Union for childhood obesity.

Society » Health | April 22, 2014, Tuesday // 12:17 | Viewed: 628

Ambulances To Leave from Sofia Gas Stations

In the beginning of May Sofia will test a new system in which ambulances will leave for addresses from various gas stations.

Society » Health | April 22, 2014, Tuesday // 11:47 | Viewed: 512

Earthquake Felt in Bulgaria's Chirpan

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Society | April 20, 2014, Sunday // 10:35 | Viewed: 808

Heavy Rains, Floods, Car Crashes on Holy Saturday in Bulgaria

Fatal car crash near the town of Sandanski, accident on Hemus motorway, heavy rains and floods marked the Holy Saturday in Bulgaria.

Society | April 19, 2014, Saturday // 16:37 | Viewed: 1478

Jerusalem Holy Fire to Arrive in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv on Holy Saturday

The Holy Fire, which is ignited every year at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, is to be brought to Bulgaria at 6.30 pm on Holy Saturday.

Society | April 19, 2014, Saturday // 15:23 | Viewed: 1159

Code Yellow Issued in 16 Bulgarian Districts Over Heavy Rain

Code Yellow was issued in 16 districts in Bulgaria over the heavy rains, the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology with Bulgarian Academy of Science announced, Saturday.

Society » Environment | April 19, 2014, Saturday // 12:42 | Viewed: 1251

Bulgarian Drivers Advised to Put Winter Tires

Bulgaria’s traffic police has warned drivers to put winter tires on their cars for travelling in the higher regions over the weekend.

Society » Environment | April 18, 2014, Friday // 12:23 | Viewed: 1424

Orthodox Bulgarians Mark Good Friday

Orthodox Christians are marking Good Friday, the day that commemorates the death of Jesus Christ by crucifixion.

Society | April 18, 2014, Friday // 10:28 | Viewed: 1050

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 | April 17, 2014, Thursday // 23:48 | Viewed: 982

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: 1124

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: 1021

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: 878

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: 1375

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: 1045

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: 1032

‘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: 1084

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: 1088
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