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Bulgaria Sees Cold Spell, Strong Winds in Forthcoming Weekend

Bulgaria is to see strong winds, pushing in from the north and north-east as well as cold spell over the forthcoming weekend, meteorologists reported. The temperatures will drop sharply reaching minimum set at between 0C and 5C in the north part of the c

Society | October 9, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1497

Blast Kills 1 in Armoury in Bulgaria

A worker died and another one has been injured after an explosion in Arsenal armoury in Bulgaria's town of Kustendil on Tuesday, Darik News reported. The blast was caused by fire in one of the warehouses in the factory.

Society | October 9, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1055

Bulgaria Mobster Brothers Target Dies of Heart Attack

Bulgarian top financier Nikola Damyanov, who was believed to be one of the targets of the notorious Marguins brothers, died Monday night after suffering a heart attack. He was 65.

Society | October 9, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2678

Man Run over by Train near Bulgaria's Steel Mill, Survives

A 41-year-old worker from Bulgaria's Kremikovtzi steel mill has been run over by train in the early hours of Tuesday. Tsvetan Mihaylov was rushed to Sofia emergency institute Pirogov in extremely bad condition.

Society | October 9, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1105

Melanie Griffith Joins Hubby Antonio Banderas during Stay in Bulgaria

Hollywood star Melanie Griffith is expected to accompany her husband Antonio Banderas during his stay in Sofia, where he will take part in a new movie, called "The Code". The couple arrives in Bulgaria's capital at the end of the week, reports say.

Society | October 9, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 66507

Bulgaria State Administration Minister Becomes Father of Daughter

Bulgaria State Administration Minister Nikolay Vassilev and his wife Silvia enjoyed the happiness of seeing their first child coming into the world on Tuesday morning. The little wonder, a girl, is named Victoria.

Society | October 9, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1025

Mercedes Wreaks Havoc in Southern Sofia

Citizens in Sofia southern district of Belite brezi woke up to a traffic hell on Tuesday morning after a Mercedes sports car ran into a tram route.

Society | October 9, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1637

Bulgarian Parliament's Speaker Meets Medics Released from Libya

The five Bulgarian nurses and Dr. Zdravko Georgiev, who were tried in Libya, visited Monday the National Assembly at the invitation of its Speaker Georgi Pirinksi.

Society | October 8, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1273

2 Killed in Car Crashes Overnight in Bulgaria

Two people died as 18 heavy car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total of 28 people were injured in the hits, including three who are in critical condition.

Society | October 8, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1211

World-Famous Coiffeurs Show Their Mastership in Sofia

The latest trends in hairstyle and beauty were presented in the framework of the tenth edition of the International Hair and Beauty festival, held in Sofia on October 6-7.

Society | October 7, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2261

From Mozart to Jimi Hendrix, Nigel Kennedy Plays Up a Storm in Bulgaria Capital

Two and a half hours of shattering intensity and no ordinary classical music brought hundreds of Bulgarian fans on foot at the end of the spectacle of phenomenal Nigel Kennedy in Sofia late on October 5.

Society | October 7, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3749

Bulgaria Road Carnage Claims 13 Lives Overnight

A total of 13 people were killed in 25 heavy car crashes overnight in Bulgaria, according to official data.

Society | October 7, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1526

Bulgaria Braces for Torrential Downpours

Bulgaria's weather forecasting service warned that the country can expect significant rainfall in the coming days to last until Thursday at the earliest. Some parts of the country, particularly the southern and central regions, should brace themselves fo

Society | October 6, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1606

Six Dead in Morning Car Crashes in Bulgaria

Six people were left dead in car accidents on Saturday morning in Bulgaria, the country's Interior Ministry said. Four heavy crashes in the Russe region alone, in northern Bulgaria, left two people dead.

Society | October 6, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1948

Kristiyana Valcheva: I Never Lost Hope

Kristiyana Valcheva, one of the five Bulgarian nurses who spent more than eight years in a Libyan jail accused of deliberately infecting children with the HIV, says she never lost hope throughout her ordeal. "I knew [Libyan leader Muammar] Qaddafi needed

Society | October 6, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3039

4 Killed in Car Crashes Overnight in Bulgaria

Four people died as 21 heavy car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total of 25 people were injured in the hits.

Society | October 6, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1134

Sulphur Dioxide Poisons Bulgaria's Galabovo Village for Third Time

The Regional Environmental Inspectorate registered Friday afternoon sulphur dioxide pollution in the village of Galabovo, Central Bulgaria. The automatic station of the eco inspectorate detected levels of the chemical substance in the village, which more

Society | October 5, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1131

Grilled Bullseye

Ingredients: 2 eggs

Society | October 5, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 748

Fish: Healthy to Eat During Pregnancy?

Fish and seafood can be beneficial to infant brain development during pregnancy, despite fears of mercury and its effect on an infant's nervous system, Reuters reports. Fish and seafood include omega-3 fatty acids, known to aid brain development of an in

Society | October 5, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 971

Week in Advance

SATURDAY *** 118th anniversary since Thomas Edison showed the first motion picture ***

Society | October 5, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 867

UK Police Recover Stolen Da Vinci Painting After 4 Years

A painting by Leonardo da Vinci worth at least GBP 25 M has been recovered in a police raid four years after it was stolen from Britain's biggest private landowner, UK media reported Friday. Thieves posing as tourists took the 16th century masterpiece, M

Society | October 5, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1264
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