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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: 1245

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: 28104

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: 1751

Bulgarian Scientists Pack Suitcases for Protest Rally Downtown Sofia

Hundreds of scientists gathered Friday downtown Sofia to rally against their low payment and the negligence the state shows toward the education and science sphere. "Goodbye, my Bulgaria" was written on the suitcases and the bags, brought by the protesto

Society | November 16, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1257

Bulgaria Braces up for Snow Storms in Forthcoming Weekend

Bulgaria is to see heavy snowfalls in the south-western part as well as strong winds in the east during the forthcoming weekend, meteorologists reported. The temperatures will drop sharply in the next two days but are expected to run higher, starting Mon

Society | November 16, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2646

Supermodel Eva Herzigova to Open Chopard Boutique Downtown Sofia

World famous supermodel Eva Herzigova is to arrive November 30 for a two-day visit to Bulgaria to open the first Chopard boutique in Eastern Europe. The beauty, who is the brand's advertising face, will be accompanied by Chopar's Vice President Caroline

Society | November 16, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 13158

Bulgarian Beauty among 5 Finalists at Pageant in Las Vegas

The Bulgarian beauty Maria Radeva has reached the final stage of Image Model 2007 pageant, held in Las Vegas and now has to eliminate only four rivals to grab the title. One girl is to leave the contest every week after the results of an on-line voting a

Society | November 16, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2097

Bulgarians Name Lord of the Rings Top Book of All Times

Bulgarian readers placed The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien, The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho, and Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K.

Society | November 16, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1738

Bulgarian Acrobat Hurt during Las Vegas Show

A 29-year-old Bulgarian woman has been injured in a fall during a performance of the "Zumanity" show at the New York-New York hotel-casino in Las Vegas.

Society | November 16, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1907

Bartholomew I Meets Policemen's Orphans in Sofia

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I met Thursday with Bulgaria's Interior Minister Rumen Petkov and the orphans of police officers killed in action. At the meeting, the spiritual leader of 300 million Orthodox Christians around the world invited the child

Society | November 15, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1143

Girl Jumps off Bridge in Bulgaria, Dies

A fourteen-year-old girl put an end to her life after jumping off a bridge in the Black Sea town of Varna.

Society | November 15, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2075

Bulgaria Environment Min OKs Re-opening Suhodol Dumpsite

Sofia's city hall faces another battle of wills against the residents of the city's Suhodol suburb after Bulgaria's cabinet authorised the re-opening of the nearby dumpsite. The dumpsite has been the main storage for the city's garbage, but has been shut

Society | November 15, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2129

Sofia University Rejects Matriculations as Entry

Obligatory matriculation exams, expected to be held for the first time by Bulgaria's high school students in 2008, will not be accepted as entry to Sofia's University St. Kliment Ohridski.

Society | November 15, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1097

Bulgaria Capital Pays Tribute to Modern Classic Radichkov

A monument of Yordan Radichkov, the most subtle and prolific Bulgarian writer of the previous century, was unveiled in the garden next to the National Art Gallery in Sofia on Wednesday.

Society | November 15, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1400

Sofia University Picks History Dept Dean for President

Sofia's St Kliment Ohridski University, Bulgaria's oldest and biggest university, elected Ivan Ilchev, 54, its department of history dean, to serve as its next president. He replaces incumbent Boyan Biolchev, who had to step down from the position he has

Society | November 14, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1307

Students from Yet Another Bulgarian Town Rally against Obligatory Matriculations

Students from southern Bulgaria's town of Petrich are to gather in front of the Municipality building on Wednesday to rally against the obligatory matriculation exams. The protestors called on the youngest students to join their rally, as they will have

Society | November 14, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1666

Patriarch Bartholomew I Pays Visit to Bulgaria

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I, the spiritual leader of 300 million Orthodox Christians around the world, arrived in Bulgaria on Wednesday. The patriarch will stay in the country for two days at the invitation of the Holy Synod.

Society | November 14, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1930

Christmas Fast Invites Bulgarians to Repent Sins

Bulgarian Orthodox Church opens Wednesday the traditional Christmas fast, a forty-day period hailing the humbleness of soul and body to meet the birth of Jesus Christ. The Long Lent, as it is also known, is seeking to purify people's bodies and souls, to

Society | November 14, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1229
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