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Bulgaria Police Says Road Death Toll on the Rise

A total 760 people died in car crashes and traffic accidents in Bulgaria in the first nine months of the year, up from 741 in the same period of last year. However, the number of traffic accidents went down from 6 144 to 5 879, while the number of people

Society | September 30, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1097

5 Killed in Car Crashes Overnight in Bulgaria

Five people died as 17 heavy car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total of 19 people were injured in the hits and three of them are in critical condition.

Society | September 30, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1178

Violin Virtuoso Nigel Kennedy Finetunes Strings in Sofia

World-famous violin virtuoso Nigel Kennedy staged on Saturday an open rehearsal at the music school in Sofia, six days ahead of his much anticipated concert here. This is the third time that Nigel Kennedy comes to Bulgaria after having performed here in

Society | September 29, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 7845

Immigrant Paper in Bulgarian Launched in Ireland

A new newspaper for the growing immigrant community in Ireland has been launched, featuring articles in seven languages, including Bulgarian, the Irish Independent reported.

Society | September 29, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1653

Week in Advance

SATURDAY *** Third national battlefield paintball tournament held in Sofia ***

Society | September 28, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1054

Bone Marrow Stem Cells may Hold Hope for Multiple Sclerosis Patients

Medical practitioners at the Frenchay hospital, near Bristol, are conducting clinical trials with stem cells drawn from patients' own bone marrow to see whether they can travel to damaged parts of the brain and repair them.

Society | September 28, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1095

Rolls-Royce to Launch New 101EX Coupe

Rolls-Royce will launch a series version of the two-door, four-seat experimental car, 101EX, in 2008. Production is scheduled to begin next summer.

Society | September 28, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 851

Alexander McQueen and Puma Team up to Design Footwear

The German activewear company Puma has teamed up with designer Alexander McQueen in launching a new range of men's and women's footwear by the next spring. The new clothing line, which still has no name, is going to first appear in London, during the wo

Society | September 28, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1204

Pedestrian Zone Drives Wedge between Interior Min, Sofia Mayor

The poles with infrared sensors that were installed on Sofia's Graf Ignatiev Street, turning it to pedestrian zone provoked a fuss in the Interior Ministry on Friday. The problem, according to Interior Minister Rumen Petkov, whose state body is also in c

Society | September 28, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1454

Bulgaria Opera Prima Kabaivanska Celebrates 50 Years on Stage

A gala concert brought to an impressive end this year's Master Class of Bulgarian opera prima Raina Kabaivanska as she celebrated the 50th anniversary of her career.

Society | September 28, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2116

3 Die in Car Crashes Overnight in Bulgarian

Three people were killed in a total of 25 heavy car crashes on Thursday night in Bulgaria. A total of 28 passengers were injured in the accidents, including five whose condition is critical.

Society | September 28, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 953

Sensors Control Illegal Driving in Sofia Pedestrian Zone

Sofia shoppers will have another street in the downtown all to themselves starting from Thursday after special poles with sensors on them were installed to put an end to the car traffic.

Society | September 27, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2431

Antonio Banderas, Morgan Freeman Shoot New Movie in Bulgaria

Hollywood stars Antonio Banderas and Morgan Freeman are to arrive in Bulgaria in mid-October to take part in a new movie, called "The Code". The shooting of the crime drama, which is production of the US moviemaker Nu Image, will start in few days in New

Society | September 27, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 13918

Bulgaria Sees Torrential Rains in October, Snow in November

Heavy rains are to pour over Bulgaria in the first ten days of October and snow will cover the country until the end of November, National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology reported. The downpours will fall mainly over the northern parts of the coun

Society | September 27, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1663

Bulgaria's War on Wheels Claims Only 1 Victim Overnight

Only one person was killed in a total of 16 heavy car crashes on Wednesday night in Bulgaria. A total of 18 passengers were injured in the accidents, including seven whose condition is critical.

Society | September 27, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 985

20 More People Infected with Brucellosis in Bulgaria's Harmanli

Lab tests confirmed twenty new people from Bulgaria's town of Harmanli are infected with brucellosis on Wednesday. A total of 36 animals were previously declared infected with brucellosis in Harmanli.

Society | September 26, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2033

2 Killed in Traffic Accidents in Bulgaria Overnight

Two people died as 27 heavy car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total of 31 people were injured in the hits and three of them are in critical condition.

Society | September 26, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1014

3 Remain Critical after Hellish Crash in Bulgaria

Three of the people wounded in the heavy car crash in Southeastern Bulgaria on Monday are still in critical condition, two 2-year-old children among them, Darik News reported.

Society | September 25, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1080

9 Killed in Car Crashes Overnight in Bulgaria

Nine people were killed in a total of 26 heavy car crashes on Monday night in Bulgaria. A total of 38 passengers were injured in the accidents, including seven whose condition is critical.

Society | September 25, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1422

Sofia Municipality Gives New Flats to Sofia's Roma Families

Sofia Mayor Boyko Borissov opened Monday a newly built residential Building for Roma families in the capital.

Society | September 24, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1531

10% of Bulgaria's Inmates Are Addicted to Drugs

Every tenth Bulgarian prisoner is addicted to drugs, the head of the prisons in the country Petar Vassilev said on Monday.

Society | September 24, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1516
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