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Heavy Rainfall Clogs Sofia, Car Accidents on the Rise

The heavy rainfall in Sofia caused unseen traffic jams and a large number of car accidents on Monday.

Society | October 22, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1413

4 Injured as Tram Car Topples over in Downtown Sofia

A tram car toppled over in the Sofia district of Buckstone on Monday afternoon near the 6th Police District, Darik News reported.

Society | October 22, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1552

Wild Boar Hits Car in Bulgaria, Driver Dies

A 33-year-old man was killed after the car he was driving hit a wild boar and overturned on a road near Bulgaria's town of Tutrakan on Sunday. The victim died on spot, local police authorities reported.

Society | October 22, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1391

Bus Overturns in Gutter in Bulgaria, 2 Injured

A passenger and a driver have been injured after a bus overturned near Bulgaria's town of Graf Ignatievo early on Monday. The vehicle was travelling between Starosel and Plovdiv when it fell into a gutter along the road.

Society | October 22, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 817

3 Passes in Bulgaria Closed over Wet, Frozen Sections

A total of three passes in Bulgaria have been closed on Monday because of the bad meteorological conditions, Republican Infrastructure Fund reported. The traffic at Etropole-Zlatitsa, Tvarditsa-Elena and Hainboaz passes was banned over wet sections.

Society | October 22, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1252

Bulgaria Issues Carpet Producing Craft Coin

A coin, dedicated to the crafts carried in Bulgaria is to go into circulation on October 23. It comes second in a series of silver commemorative coins, issued by the central bank to honour Bulgaria's crafts.

Society | October 22, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1717

Bulgaria's War on Wheels Claims 2 Lives Overnight

Two passengers died as 20 car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total of 26 people were injured, including one, whose condition is critical.

Society | October 22, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 910

Heavy Rainfall Forecast for Bulgaria

Large parts of Bulgaria should brace themselves for heavy rainfall over the next two days, Bulgaria's weather forecasters said on Friday. Close to 30 litres per square meter are expected to fall throughout the country, peaking in central and southern Bul

Society | October 21, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1835

3 Pregnant Women Die in Chain Crash in Bulgaria

Three pregnant women died in a chain crash near the village of Graf Ignatievo in central Bulgaria, the country's Interior Ministry said on Sunday. The trio were returning from a wedding when the two cars they were using collided for unknown reasons, aggr

Society | October 21, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1597

Bulgaria's PM Opens New Mobile Crane at Burgas Port

Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev opened Saturday a new mobile crane at the port in Bulgaria's seaside city of Burgas. The hoisting capacity of the facility, which has been produced in Italy, is 100 tons.

Society | October 20, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1748

First Snow Surprises Bulgaria

The first snowflakes for this winter season have started falling over Bulgaria's capital Sofia, the towns of Pernik and Dragoman on Saturday evening, surprising some and delighting others.

Society | October 20, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2862

Bulgaria-Based International Culture Foundation Marks 25th Anniversary

The oldest culture foundation, based in Bulgaria, St.St.

Society | October 20, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1212

Car Bumps into Fence in Bulgaria, Driver Dies

An elderly Bulgarian died after his car bumped into a fence of a building in the village of Kameno on Friday afternoon. The accident occurred as a result of the extremely high speed the man was driving with, local police reported.

Society | October 20, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1449

Road Carnage in Bulgaria Claims 5 Lives Overnight

A total of five people were killed in 24 heavy car crashes overnight in Bulgaria, according to official data.

Society | October 20, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1216

Quick Baked Fish

INGREDIENTS: * 1 1/2 to 2 pound fish fillets (orange roughy, catfish, haddock, etc.

Society | October 19, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 825

Breastfeeding Smells Spur Other Women Towards Sex

A new study has found that breastfeeding puts women other than the new mom in the mood for sex.

Society | October 19, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1098

Lucky Bulgarian Wins BGN 116,000 from State Lottery

The 13th draw of Bulgaria's state lottery proved lucky for the holder of a ticket worth just BGN 2, who won BGN 116,400, the lottery said on Friday. The identity of the winner was not disclosed, as it is always kept secret, but he or she can claim their

Society | October 19, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1331

1 Dies in Taxi, Bus Frontal Collision in Bulgaria

One man was killed after a taxi and a bus crashed in Bulgaria's capital city of Sofia in the early hours of Friday. The victim is the driver of the cab, who died on spot.

Society | October 19, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1227

2 Killed, 18 Injured in Car Crashes Overnight in Bulgaria

Two passengers died as 19 heavy car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total of 18 people were injured in the hits, including three, who are in critical condition.

Society | October 19, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1229

Bulgarian Doctors' Union Marks 106th Anniversary

Bulgaria marks Friday the 106th anniversary since the establishment of the oldest organization in the country - the Doctors' Union. The medical workers are to celebrate the official holiday on the day of their patron Saint.

Society | October 19, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1251

Mini Pigs are Big Success on Farm

A Devon fun farm is reaping the rewards of a nine-year breeding programme for miniature pigs. The pigs, which are about a fifth of the size of ordinary pigs, have been a hit with visitors at Pennywell Farm.

Society | October 19, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2057
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