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US Senator Edward Kennedy Dies Aged 77

Veteran US Senator Edward Kennedy, the brother of ex-President John F Kennedy, has died at the age of 77 after battling a brain tumor.

Society » Obituaries | August 26, 2009, Wednesday // 08:55 | Viewed: 1714

Madonna Gig to Block Sofia Downtown

The gig of pop star Madonna in the Bulgarian capital will bring traffic in downtown Sofia to a standstill with all major boulevards near the stadium to host it being closed.

Society » Culture | August 25, 2009, Tuesday // 19:08 | Viewed: 2575

Bulgaria Expects WHO Support for Swine Flu Vaccines

Bulgaria expects the support of the World Health Organization for obtaining the needed quantities of vaccines for the A (H1N1) swine flu virus.

Society | August 25, 2009, Tuesday // 16:36 | Viewed: 1540

UK Cathedral Music Director Would Welcome Bulgarian Choirs

Alexander Mason, Director of Music at St David's Cathedral, has stated that Wales and St David's would be delighted to host Bulgarian touring choirs.

Society » Culture | August 25, 2009, Tuesday // 10:57 | Viewed: 3142

Scottish Couple Arrive Back in UK after Bulgaria Gang Attack

The Scottish couple who were attacked by a violent gang in their house near Pleven have arrived safely back in the UK, local Scottish newspaper The Courier reported.

Society | August 25, 2009, Tuesday // 10:39 | Viewed: 1998

Bulgaria Airplane Catches Fire at Sofia Airport - Report

The engine of a plane of Bulgaria Air company, flying from the capital to the Black Sea town of Varna, has reportedly caught fire as it took off from Sofia airport.

Society | August 24, 2009, Monday // 21:49 | Viewed: 11200

Bulgaria's Top University Can't Find Enough Students

Sofia University St. Kliment of Ohrid, which is known as the top university in Bulgaria, cannot find enough applicants to fill all of its spots.

Society » Education | August 24, 2009, Monday // 20:36 | Viewed: 2576

10% of Bulgarians Don't Brush Their Teeth

Over 57% of the Bulgarians do not visit a dentist on a regular basis, a recent study of the dental hygiene in Bulgaria reveals.

Society | August 24, 2009, Monday // 20:21 | Viewed: 2996

UK Foreign Office Name British Woman Killed in Bulgaria Crash

A grandmother from Derbyshire, UK, killed alongside her 11-year-old grandson and a Bulgarian woman in a car crash near Varna has been named by the UK Foreign Office.

Society | August 24, 2009, Monday // 19:28 | Viewed: 2287

Tourists Find Decaying Corpse on Central Beach of Bulgaria's Varna

A corpse of a man that has been decaying for several months was discovered Monday on the central beach of Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Varna.

Society | August 24, 2009, Monday // 14:50 | Viewed: 1996

Bulgaria's Second-Biggest City Rescues Capital from Garbage Woes

A total of 100,000 tons of garbage collected from the capital Sofia will be deposited at a waste depot in the city of Plovdiv, located in Southern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | August 24, 2009, Monday // 14:43 | Viewed: 1354

Bulgarian Icons Paris Exhibit Gets Invited to Monaco, Prague

The unique exhibition of Bulgarian icons still going on in Paris, France, has been invited for displays in Monaco and the Czech Republic.

Society » Culture | August 24, 2009, Monday // 14:32 | Viewed: 2622

Bulgaria Transport Minister Demands Train Information System

The Bulgarian Minister of Transport, IT and Communication, Alexander Tsvetkov, has called on Bulgaria's railway authorities to come up with a new information system to be used in crises.

Society | August 24, 2009, Monday // 12:14 | Viewed: 1201

Bulgaria Police Call for Speed Cameras on Dangerous Road

The Primorsko Regional Police Department has stated that 4 cameras will be mounted on the section of road made infamous by Maxim Staviiski's crash in 2007.

Society | August 24, 2009, Monday // 11:13 | Viewed: 2413

Deadly Bulgaria Car Accident Stops Sofia-Plovdiv Trains

Two people have died in a car accident near the train station in Belovo stopping the main Sofia-Plovdiv line, local police stated early Monday.

Society | August 24, 2009, Monday // 09:00 | Viewed: 3582

Bulgaria Singer Maria Ilieva Releases Single with US DJ

Bulgaria's pop singer, Maria Ilieva, and the US producer, DJ,and vocalist, Keith Thompson are going to release a duet single.

Society | August 23, 2009, Sunday // 18:38 | Viewed: 3906

Bulgaria's Former Deputy PM Alexander Bozhkov Dies at 58

Bulgaria's former Deputy Prime Minister and Industry Minister in 1997-1999, Alexander Bozhkov, died Sunday at the age of 58.

Society » Obituaries | August 23, 2009, Sunday // 17:53 | Viewed: 4650

Thousands Remember Bulgaria's 1903 Ilinden-Preobrazhenie Uprising

Thousands of Bulgarians gathered Saturday night to mark the 106 Year since the Ilinden-Preobrazhenie Uprising against the Ottoman Turkish Empire.

Society | August 23, 2009, Sunday // 17:46 | Viewed: 3853

Mud Fight during Eco-Fest in Bulgaria Black Sea Town Pomorie

The annual eco-festival, "The Magic of the Pomorie Lake", is taking place over the weekend in the Bulgarian Black Sea resort of Pomorie.

Society » Environment | August 23, 2009, Sunday // 16:00 | Viewed: 3808

Bulgarians Celebrate 132 Years since Shipka Battle of Liberation War

More than 1 000 Bulgarians climbed the Shipka Peak in the Balkan Mountain in order to celebrate the 132 Year since the heroic Shipka Pass Battle of the 1877-1878 Liberation War.

Society | August 22, 2009, Saturday // 19:23 | Viewed: 5129

Car Crashes into Gas Station Cafe in Bulgaria's Capital

A Mercedes crashed into a café at a gas station in the Lyulin Quarter of the Bulgarian Sofia Saturday afternoon.

Society | August 22, 2009, Saturday // 18:40 | Viewed: 3547
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