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Sofia Mayor Opens New Pedestrian Overbridge in Capital City

Sofia Mayor Boyko Borissov opened Wednesday a new pedestrian bridge in Mladost neighborhood in the capital city. There are hydraulic lifts on both sides of the facility, in accordance with the new regulation of the boulevard the bridge is constructed ove

Society | September 5, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1560

Bulgaria's Varna Hosts Balkan Gay Fest

Bulgaria's seaside city of Varna is to host the third Balkan gay fest, which is to continue until next Tuesday. The first event, held in the festive week, was "Miss Disgrace" contest, where all plain queer queens took part.

Society | September 5, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2575

Cambridge University Branch to Train Nurses in Bulgaria

World famous Cambridge University is to open a branch in Bulgaria, where future nurses will be trained, Health Minister Radoslav Gaydarski announced on Wednesday. The student will get a bachelor degree after finishing the education course in the new univ

Society | September 5, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1273

Bulgarian Eco-activists Renew Street Protests

Bulgarian eco-activists renewed their street protests on Tuesday evening, blocking traffic at the Levski monument in downtown Sofia. Close to 200 people protested against what they called "the systematic destruction of Bulgarian environment".

Society | September 4, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2102

Sofia City Hall Buys Minibuses for Disabled

Disabled persons in Bulgarian capital Sofia will have the option to move around the city using three minibuses equipped for the purpose starting from September 17. The disabled can use them during the day if they make a request in advance on a charge-fre

Society | September 4, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1538

New Signs Ease Foreigners' Orientation in Bulgaria's Capital

Sofia Mayor Boyko Borissov and State Administration Minister Nikolay Vassilev signed Tuesday an agreement over placing new transliteral signs in the capital's streets. The names of the spots on the newly introduced boards will be written both in Cyrillic

Society | September 4, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1358

3 Dead in 13 Heavy Car Crashes Overnight in Bulgaria

Three people died as 13 heavy car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total 15 people were injured in the hits, including one whose condition is critical.

Society | September 4, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1116

Sofia Hosts International Gifts Expo

The international presents expo REGALO was opened Sunday in the National Palace of Culture in Sofia. Dozens of companies are to deliver ideas for the gifts themselves as well as for their artistic arrangement.

Society | September 3, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1418

Men Less Discriminating Who to Kiss or Have Sex With - Survey

Men are less discriminating than women when it comes to deciding who to kiss or have sex with, a survey of New York State University found out.

Society | September 3, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2537

3 Dead in Overnight Crashes in Bulgaria

Three people died as nine car crashes were reported on Sunday and overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total 21 people were injured in the accidents, including one whose condition is critical.

Society | September 3, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1730

Bulgaria Still Assessing Damages from Hailstorm

Bulgarian officials are yet to release an official estimate of the damages caused by torrential rains and hailstorms that hit the country on Saturday. The worst damages have been reported in southern Bulgaria, where wind speed has reached in some areas 1

Society | September 2, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1781

8 Dead in Overnight Crashes in Bulgaria

Eight people died as 24 car crashes were reported on Saturday and overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. The worst crash was near the town of Byala, in northern Bulgaria, claiming the lives of three Romanians, po

Society | September 2, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1607

Hailstorm Hits Sofia

After a minute of grumpy skies Sofia saw a true torrential downpour on Saturday afternoon that shortly turned into a hailstorm.

Society | September 1, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1652

Kiwi Tart

Ingredients: 1 (9-inch) round of refrigerated pie dough (from a 15-oz package), thawed and unrolled or unfolded

Society | August 31, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 958

Five Tips to Extend the Life of Your Shoes

When most people think of an investment they usually think of a credit union or a bank, etc. But your shoes are an investment.

Society | August 31, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1132

Corn Lily Extract-based Drug Kills Brain Tumor Stem Cells

Johns Hopkins researchers have found that an experimental cancer drug made from corn lilies, which shuts down a critical cell-signaling pathway in most common and aggressive type of adult brain cancer, successfully kills cancer stem cells thought to fuel

Society | August 31, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1608

Bulgaria Joins European Anti-Smoking Campaign

Bulgaria joined a pan-European initiative aimed at cutting smoking on Friday, holding the first event of the "HELP - For a Life without Tobacco" campaign in capital Sofia. All comers can check the content of carbon monoxide in their lungs with an easy te

Society | August 31, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2043

Bulgarian Fire Fighters Leave for Greece

Two teams of Bulgarian fire fighters from the city of Plovdiv left for neighbouring Greece on Friday to lend a hand to their colleagues south of the border to deal with the wildfires that have ravaged the Greek countryside for the past week. All Bulgaria

Society | August 31, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1349

September Brings Lower Temperatures, Rains to Bulgaria

The sizzling heat that swept Bulgaria for the most part of the summer is coming to an end and September will set in with lower temperatures and rains, forecasts say. The coming weekend will bring scattered rain showers in western and central Bulgaria, wh

Society | August 30, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1642

Total Goofs: Bulgaria Youth Hate Books, Best Versed in Pop Folk

Young Bulgarians may be dubbed Europe's bright future, but most of them lack basic knowledge and admit they hate books, according to the shocking findings of a survey.

Society | August 30, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 9233

NY Billionaire Bequeaths US 12 M to Her Dog

New York hotelier and real estate billionaire has left USD 12 M to her pet dog, BBC reported.

Society | August 30, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1527
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