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Bulgaria Stamps out Smoking in 2009

A total ban on smoking in enclosed public places will come into effect in Bulgaria in 2009 at the earliest, health officials said.

Society | September 18, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1729

Bulgaria's War on Wheels Claims another 6 Lives Overnight

Six people died as 26 heavy car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total 31 people were injured in the incidents, with two in critical condition.

Society | September 18, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 880

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Society | September 18, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 910

Yet Another Thracian Tomb Unearthed in Bulgarian Village

Bulgarian archaeologists unearthed an ancient Thracian tomb during the weekend while making urgent excavations near the village of Cherniche.

Society | September 17, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5824

Sofia's Famous Ariana Pond Finally Open

Sofia citizens got a gift from the capital municipality on Monday at the day of the city's holiday when the emblematic Ariana artificial lake was finally filled with water after so many years.

Society | September 17, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1240

Bulgaria's Capital Celebrates St Sofia Day

Bulgaria's capital celebrates Monday St. Sofia Day, the date when the Orthodox world pays homage to the Holy Martyrs Sofia and her three daughters Faith, Hope and Love.

Society | September 17, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1629

Bulgaria Road Carnage Claims 4 Lives Overnight

Four people died as 24 car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total of 25 passengers were injured in the accidents, including two whose condition is critical.

Society | September 17, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 844

Young Woman Dies, 3 Injured in Bus, Truck Crash on Major Bulgarian Highway

A 22-year-old woman died on spot and another three were seriously injured in a heavy crash between a bus and a truck on Bulgaria's Hemus highway on Sunday night. The accident happened at a road fork near the village of Kaspichan.

Society | September 17, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1085

Russian President Putin's Wife Opens Teachers Forum in Bulgaria

The wife of the Russian President Vladimir Putin, Ludmila Putina, is to open a congress of the International Association of the Teachers in Russian language and literature in Bulgaria's seaside city of Varna on Monday. Russia's first lady, accompanied by

Society | September 17, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1218

Bulgaria's State TV Channel Welcomes Open Doors Day Visitors

Bulgaria's state-owned TV channel BNT is holding an open doors day on Sunday in a bid to increase its popularity and give people a chance to talk openly about their problems.

Society | September 16, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 956

1st School Day in Sofia Kicks off with Concert

After a busy first school day, the Sofia students were lured to visit a concert dedicated to the support of the Bulgarian schools.

Society | September 15, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1965

80 Domestic Animals with Brucellosis Killed, Incinerated in Bulgaria

A total of 80 domestic animals were slaughtered and incinerated in the Bulgaria town of Harmanly, where some days ago doctors confirmed cattle in the town was infected with brucellosis.

Society | September 15, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1506

Bulgarian Ship Rescues 7 Shipwreck Survivors in Turkish Waters

The Bulgarian ship Batova has saved several crewmembers of the Sunny Day vessel, which sand near the shores of Northern Turkey on Friday, Darik News reported.

Society | September 15, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1164

67% of Bulgaria's Teachers Go on Strike on Sept 15

The exact number of teachers that participated in the one-hour strike on Saturday is 67%, the vice chairman of the Podkrepa syndicate announced.

Society | September 15, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1522

Fat Mothers Hasten Path to Childhood Obesity

A fat mother hastens a child's path to obesity, finds a study published ahead of print in the Archives of Disease in Childhood.

Society | September 14, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1054

Under-16 Models Banned from London Fashion Week

Models aged under 16 will be banned from London Fashion Week after an industry report Friday which also said they should have to show a health certificate before being allowed on the catwalk. But the Model Health Inquiry, set up by the British Fashion Co

Society | September 14, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1500

Bulgaria's Defence Minister Presents Orphans for First School Day

Bulgaria's Defence Minister Vesselin Bliznakov gave Friday presents to children of perished military officials on the occasion of the first school day. The minister met the children in a confectioner's downtown Sofia and congratulated them on the start o

Society | September 14, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1110

Outgoing UK Ambassador Honoured by Bulgarian Red Cross

UK Ambassador to Bulgaria Jeremy Hill was awarded Friday the highest distinction of the Bulgarian Red Cross -- the Gold Medal for Merits. Outgoing Ambassador Hill received the honorary sign from the chairman of the BRC Hristo Grigorov.

Society | September 14, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1025

Bulgarian Gay Org Wants Homosexuality Included in School Books

Many of the learning books used in Bulgaria's high schools instil intolerance towards homosexuality into students, representatives of the Bulgarian gay organization Gemini said Friday.

Society | September 14, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2427

Formula 1, Retro Cars to Amuse Speed Fest Visitors in Sofia

High-speed maniacs will be given the opportunity to enjoy watching as well as riding F1 and retro cars at the tree-day Speed Fest 2007, which was opened Friday in Sofia's Boyana neighbourhood. Fans will have the chance to travel next to Bulgaria's greate

Society | September 14, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3111

1 Killed, 3 Injured in Chain Crash in Bulgaria

A 36-year-old man died and three other passengers were injured in a heavy car crash on the road between Bulgaria's villages of Sadovets and Krushovitsa Thursday afternoon. The accident occurred after a lorry veered into the opposite lane and crashed agai

Society | September 14, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1052
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