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Bulgaria's Check Point with Turkey Remains Closed after Floods

Traffic across Kapitan Andreevo check point on the border with Turkey, in southeastern Bulgaria, remains disrupted after torrential rains left it under water on Monday.

Society | November 21, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1119

Sofia Overnight Car Crashes Hit Record-High

The capital Sofia broke overnight a new unflattering record by registering a total of 228 traffic accidents, which left five people injured.

Society | November 20, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1317

Alarmed Bulgaria Records One HIV Infection per Day

Bulgarian HIV experts have raised the alarm over an unprecedented growth in infections, saying a new case was registered every day during the first week of the month.

Society | November 20, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1699

Floods Plunge Bulgarian Municipalities into Darkness, Check Point Closed

The torrential rains that swept Bulgaria over the last two days flooded homes, downed bridges, cut electricity and left hundreds of people in need of emergency aid.

Society | November 20, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1438

Bulgarian Town Removes Scandalous Billboard of Gay Idol, Boyfriend

Authorities in the town of Kustendil ordered Monday that a scandalous billboard of Bulgaria's famed Roma gay and popfolk star Azis and his partner should be removed from the central crossing it is placed at. The poster, which shows the new silicone breas

Society | November 19, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 10831

5 Bulgarian Municipalities Declare Emergency after Floods

The municipalities of Radnevo, Galabovo, Tsarevo, Opan and Saedinenie declared a state of emergency after downpours left numerous houses, yards and streets under water.

Society | November 19, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1643

Elderly Woman, Grandson Suffocated to Death in Bulgaria

An elderly woman and her seven-year-old grandson have died after they suffocated with a coal burning stove's smoke in Bulgaria's village of Dolna Dikanya on Monday. Another two men have been hospitalised in grave condition.

Society | November 19, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1372

Sofia Mayor's Shepherd Dog Becomes Miss Cinderella

One of the pets of Sofia Mayor Boyko Borissov grabbed the title in "Workers" round at Bulgarian Shepherd Dog competition, held during the weekend in Dryanovo monastery. The pretty dog, called Suraya impressed the judges by its guarding abilities and mana

Society | November 19, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3631

Rains Tail off in Bulgaria, Mercury Up to 15C End-Week

The heavy rains that hit central, western and southern Bulgaria over the weekend are expected to abate on Tuesday and temperatures, now ranging between 0C and 12C, will start to rise.

Society | November 19, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1335

Bulgarian Killed in Freak Kite Surfing Accident in Malta

A 29-year-old Bulgarian who lives in Malta has died after a weird kite surfing accident Sunday afternoon, the Times of Malta newspaper reported, citing the police.

Society | November 19, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2427

Bulgarian Municipality Declares Emergency after Floods

The municipality of Radnevo, South-Central Bulgaria, declared a state of emergency after downpours left twenty houses and the central square under water.

Society | November 19, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1259

Downpours Submerge Major Boulevards in Bulgaria's Plovdiv

The major boulevards in Bulgaria's second largest city of Plovdiv have been flooded Saturday night after the heavy rains that fell overnight across the country. Only two crews are now trying to clean the pumping-shafts clogged by fallen leaves, authoriti

Society | November 18, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1553

Mentally Diseased Woman Run over by Train in Bulgaria

A 45-year-old mentally ill woman was run over by a cargo train in the section between Straldzha and Zimnitsa stations in Bulgaria. The dead body was found early on Saturday, regional police directorate reported.

Society | November 18, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1371

67 Signals over Flooded Areas after Torrential Rains in Sofia Overnight

Civil Defence regional directorate in Bulgaria's capital city of Sofia has been signalled over floods in 67 yards, basements and streets after the torrential rains that poured over whole country on Saturday night. The water level of the rivers that flow

Society | November 18, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1551

Bulgaria's Road Carnage Claims Another 4 Victims Overnight

Four passengers died as 28 heavy car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total of 41 people were injured in the hits, as eight of them are in critical condition.

Society | November 18, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1097

Mother, Son Burned after Gas Boiler Explosion in Bulgaria

A 37-year-old man suffered almost 100% burns and his mother was also injured after the boiler in their home in Bulgaria's town of Dupnitsa exploded on Sunday morning. Alexander and Nadezhda Stankev have been rushed to Sofia emergency institute Pirogov im

Society | November 18, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1244

Europe's Best Felines Miaow at Sofia Exhibition

Cat lovers in Bulgaria's capital Sofia enjoyed a new chance to see the best breeds from across Europe in what has become a traditional annual feline exhibition. Three foreign judges will value the merits of the cats, which include three-month-old baby ki

Society | November 17, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 28103

Bulgaria-Romania Clash Brings Traffic Changes

Several streets in downtown Sofia have been sealed off because of the Bulgaria-Romania football clash, which threatens to impede traffic in the capital Saturday afternoon. Sections of Gurko, Evlogi and Hristo Georgievi and Dragan Tsankov boulevards have

Society | November 17, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2084

Week in Advance

SATURDAY *** International Students' Day ***

Society | November 16, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 866

Arrabbiata Sauce

INGREDIENTS 1 teaspoon olive oil

Society | November 16, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 990

Fourth Bulgarian Broadcast TV Channel Starts Next Week

A fourth Bulgarian broadcast television channel, called TV2, will be launched on November 25, its production team said on Thursday. The team and its executive director Ognyan Dimov presented channel's biggest shows, with which they plan to attract viewer

Society | November 16, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1749
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