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University Lector Hit by Train in Bulgaria, Dies

A 63-year-old lector from Bulgaria's Shumen University died after he was hit by a train early on Thursday. Simeon Parvulov was run over by the machine while he was crossing the railway line near Trakiya station.

Society | October 18, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1293

Striking Teachers' Bus Crashes on Way to Protest Rally in Sofia

A bus, transporting a group of striking teachers from Bulgaria's town of Lovech, crashed against a car while moving to Sofia, where the passengers should have joined the protest rally over their low wages. No lives were claimed as a result of the hit.

Society | October 18, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1047

Turkish Truck Driver Dies in Crash in Bulgaria

A Turkish national died after the heavy-loaded truck, driven by him, hit against a tank-car on the road between the villages of Ezerche and Osenets in the early hours of Thursday. The accident occurred after the truck veered into the opposite lane in att

Society | October 18, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1146

Palaeontologists Find New Huge Dino Species

South American palaeontologists have unveiled a new titanosaur species that lived 88 million years ago in Argentina. It is one of the largest fossils ever discovered, BBC reported.

Society | October 17, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1217

Banderas, Stoichkov Meet for Lunch in Sofia Restaurant

Hollywood actor Antonio Banderas and the football star Hristo Stoichkov met for a lunch in a restaurant in Bulgaria's capital city of Sofia on Tuesday. "I know Bulgaria, even if indirectly, from you," Banderas told the ex-manager of Bulgaria's national f

Society | October 16, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2231

Bulgaria Sees Cold Spell, Downpours in Forthcoming Weekend

Bulgaria is to see cold spell in the west and heavy rainfalls all across the country at the end of the week, meteorologists reported. The temperatures will drop sharply reaching maximum set at between 7C and 12C on Saturday.

Society | October 16, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1278

Bulgarian Teachers' Strike Leads to Excessive Boozing in Students

The Bulgarian teachers' strike, which has extended the students' summer holiday with four weeks, has made the youngsters seek alternative ways to spend their free time while out of school, which ended in 27 students with alcohol poisoning.

Society | October 16, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1144

Sofia University Elects New President

A total of three deans have submitted their candidatures for taking over the current Sofia University President Boyan Biolchev, whose term expires in about a month. The deans of the History faculty Ivan Ilchev, of the Chemistry Ivan Petkov and the head o

Society | October 16, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1262

Mercedes Minibus Runs over Drunk Pedestrian in Bulgaria's Plovdiv

A drunk pedestrian was hit by a minibus while crossing a main boulevard in Bulgaria's second largest city of Plovdiv late on Monday. The victim has been rushed to a nearby hospital with numerous fractures and a serious skull-brain trauma.

Society | October 16, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2607

1 Killed, 30 Injured in Car Crashes Overnight in Bulgaria

One passenger died as 23 heavy car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total of 30 people were injured in the hits, including three who are in critical condition.

Society | October 16, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1076

Eco Activists Tie People to Trees to Save Bulgarian Forests

Eco activists tied people to trees on Sunday to mark the official start of the Green Bulgaria party campaign against the cutting down of the country's forests. In addition, the eco activists tied posters on the trees on major Sofia boulevards, urging the

Society | October 15, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1665

Veterinary Services Locate Rotten Belgian Meat Imported to Bulgaria

The Bulgarian Veterinary Service has located the rotten Belgian meat that was imported to Bulgaria in a meat factory in Blagoevgrad.

Society | October 15, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1148

Busy Marketplace in Bulgaria's Varna Yields More Ancient Treasures

The busy market place in the Bulgarian coastal town of Varna yielded another sarcophagus, the third to be found over the last two days by builders, working on a construction site nearby.

Society | October 15, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3578

1 Killed, 26 Injured in Car Crashes Overnight in Bulgaria

One passenger died as 23 heavy car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total of 26 people were injured in the hits, including three who are in critical condition.

Society | October 15, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1096

2.5 Tons of Rotten Belgian Meat Imported to Bulgaria

Part of a shipment with frozen Belgian meat gone bad has been distributed in Bulgaria, before the rest of it was exported to Greece, the Bulgarian National Radio reported.

Society | October 14, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1600

Colourful Volkswagen Beetles Shine on Sofia Square

Downtown Sofia became the gathering point dozens of Volkswagen Beetle cars and lovers of the brand at the 12th national fair. Volkswagen Beetles from around Bulgaria filled the Alexander Batenberg Square to celebrate the biggest fair in the country of th

Society | October 14, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2937

Orthodox Bulgarians Pay Homage to Saint Petka

Orthodox Bulgarians pay homage October 14 to the female saint Petka of Tarnovo, worshipped for her healing abilities.

Society | October 14, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1157

Antonio Banderas, Morgan Freeman Land in Sofia

Hollywood stars Antonio Banderas and Morgan Freeman landed on Sofia Airport on Sunday to continue the shooting of their new movie "The Code". The shooting of the crime drama, which is production of the US moviemaker Nu Image, has already started a few d

Society | October 14, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3964

1 Teenager Killed, 2 Critical after Car Crash in Northern Bulgaria

A nineteen-year-old boy died on the spot and another four teenagers were injured after a heavy crash near the town of Pleven, Northern Bulgaria. The accident occurred near the village of Yasen, when the car the five boys were riding in, a Volkswagen Pass

Society | October 13, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2796

Ancient Necropolis Unearthed in Busy District in Bulgaria's Coastal Varna

Builders, working on a construction site near the market place of the Bulgarian coastal town of Varna, unearthed a second century necropolis containing two sarcophagi. The graveyard was discovered in a region known as the Odessos necropolis and contained

Society | October 13, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 15668

US-Made Lipsticks "High in Lead"

A consumer group has alarmed that lipstick made in the US and used daily by millions of Americans contains "surprisingly high levels of lead," CNN reported.

Society | October 13, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1402
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