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International Jazz Stars Gather in Sofia for “A to Jazz” Festival

The international jazz festival “A to Jazz” will bring to Sofia an array of world class musicians for yet another year.

Society » Culture | June 27, 2014, Friday // 11:07 | Viewed: 1321

Most Of the Asparuhovo Flood Victims Lived in Illegal Houses

The houses on Gorna Studena street where most of the Asparuhovo flood victims died, are illegal, reports Sega daily.

Society | June 27, 2014, Friday // 10:47 | Viewed: 985

Lucky Winner from Varna Gets BGN 5 M Toto Lottery Jackpot

A lucky person who bought a ticket in Varna won the BGN 5 026 320 jackpot in the 6/49 game, said the Bulgarian Toto sports lottery.

Society | June 27, 2014, Friday // 10:24 | Viewed: 672

Girl in Critical Condition after Ambulance Accident in Sofia

A 15-year old girl is in critical condition after a traffic accident between an ambulance and a car in Sofia on Thursday night.

Society | June 27, 2014, Friday // 09:48 | Viewed: 797

Sofia Parking Rules, Vehicle Removal 'Illegal' - Court

Sofia's Administrative Court declared illegal changes allowing citizens with a permanent address to park within the Blue or Green Zone in return for a yearly fee.

Society | June 26, 2014, Thursday // 17:58 | Viewed: 1190

Environment Ministry Warns of Potential Floods

Bulgaria's Environment Ministry warns of possible rising of river levels in the Danube catchment and central Bulgaria due to heavy rains and  release of reservoirs.

Society | June 26, 2014, Thursday // 17:04 | Viewed: 981

July to Be Wetter Than Normal

Rainfall in July would be a bit over the normal values, said Krasimir Stoev of the National Institute for Metorology and Hydrology.

Society | June 26, 2014, Thursday // 16:27 | Viewed: 1200

Bulgarian Govt to Raise Teachers’ Minimum Salaries

As of September 1, the minimum salaries of Bulgarian teachers, school principals, and pedagogical experts will be increased by 3-6%, the Ministry of Education revealed.

Society » Education | June 26, 2014, Thursday // 16:26 | Viewed: 950

Sofia Municipality Sends Humanitarian Aid to Varna

Bulgaria's Sofia will provide humanitarian aid to the flooded Black Sea city of Varna, the Sofia Municipal Council decided, Thursday.

Society | June 26, 2014, Thursday // 15:51 | Viewed: 925

Bulgarian Beer Among the Cheapest in the World

Bulgarians are lucky to drink some of the cheapest beers in the world at an average price of USD 0.

Society | June 26, 2014, Thursday // 15:04 | Viewed: 1047

Bulgarians Abroad Should Work For the Country's Image – Expert

Bulgaria's image abroad is slowly improving, according to Temenuzhka Spirova from the Identity for Bulgaria foundation.

Society | June 26, 2014, Thursday // 14:19 | Viewed: 784

Bulgaria's Health Fund Might Receive Up to BGN 200 M to Tackle Debt

A state grant for debt-ridden National Health Insurance Fund (NZOK) amounting to BGN 200 M (EUR 100 M) could be allocated, NZOK's Supervisory Council says.

Society » Health | June 26, 2014, Thursday // 14:06 | Viewed: 744

Large Bear Scares Family

A large bear scared a family travelling in their car in the Yundola area above the town of Velingrad in the Rhodopes, reports Darik radio.

Society | June 26, 2014, Thursday // 13:02 | Viewed: 817

Sick Leave Notes to Be Sent By Email As of 2015

As of January 1, doctors will send the sick leave notes straight to the National Insurance Institute (NOI) by e-mail, reports the 24 Chasa daily.

Society » Health | June 26, 2014, Thursday // 11:49 | Viewed: 675

Another Child's Body Found in Bulgaria's Flooded Asparuhovo District

The body of another victim of the floods in Bulgaria's port city of Varna was found on Thursday.

Society | June 26, 2014, Thursday // 11:23 | Viewed: 1160

Infectious Disease Outbreak Threatens Flood-Hit Varna's Asparuhovo

Bulgaria's port city of Varna Apauhovo district is at risk of an outbreak of hepatitis, dysentery and salmonellosis after last week's devastating floods.

Society » Health | June 26, 2014, Thursday // 10:47 | Viewed: 1344

Code Yellow Issued for Northern, Eastern Bulgaria Over Strong Winds

Code Yellow for strong winds has been issued for fifteen regions in northern and eastern Bulgaria, said Bulgaria's Meteorology and Hydrology Institute, Thursday.

Society » Environment | June 26, 2014, Thursday // 09:42 | Viewed: 788

Bulgaria's Sozopol to Exhibit Ancient Artifacts in French Louvre

Bulgaria's Archaeological Museum in the Black Sea town of Sozopol will exhibit 24 valuable artifacts of the earliest ancient history of the town in the French Louvre Museum.

Society » Archaeology | June 25, 2014, Wednesday // 16:10 | Viewed: 774

State of Emergency Lifted in Dobrich

The state of emergency in Bulgaria’s northeastern city of Dobrich has been lifted, but there is still plenty of cleanup work to be done after the devastating floods.

Society » Environment | June 25, 2014, Wednesday // 13:46 | Viewed: 672

Every Third Schoolchild In Bulgaria is Overweight

Thirty percent of the Bulgarian schoolchildren aged 6-19 are overweight and 12.

Society » Health | June 25, 2014, Wednesday // 13:13 | Viewed: 720

Govt Allocates Additional BGN 3.3M For Pernik Earthquake Damage Repair

Some additional BGN 3,308,011 will be allocated to Bulgaria's Pernik region for the recovery from the strongest earthquake in 100 years to shake the Sofia region in May 2012.

Society | June 25, 2014, Wednesday // 12:54 | Viewed: 492
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