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Bulgaria Road Carnage Claims Another Two Lives

Two people died on the Bulgarian roads in the last twenty-four hours, according to the Road Police press center, adding more deceased to the sad statistics of the roads' dead toll. A total of 19 traffic accidents happened during the same twenty-four hour

Society | June 13, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1096

Treasure Hunters Destroy Roman Fortress Site in Bulgaria's Ruse

Treasure hunters destroyed the work of an archeological team at the exploration of the Roman fortress Trimamium close to Bulgaria's northeast city of Ruse, the Bulgarian National Television reported.

Society | June 12, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3029

Sofia Councillors Raise Public Transport Ticket Price

People in Sofia will pay BGN 1 for a regular ticket for one trip in the public transport of the Bulgarian capital after July 1, as decided by the Sofia Municipal Council on Thursday. The proposal for the 43% increase over the current price of BGN 0,7 was

Society | June 12, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1399

Bulgaria Bids Farewell to Science Fiction Writer Lyuben Dilov

Family and close friends paid Thursday their last respects to Bulgaria's most famous science fiction writer Lyuben Dilov, who passed away two days ago at the age of 80. The funeral service was held in Sofia's St.

Society | June 12, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1142

Oprah Winfrey Tops Forbes Powerful Celebrity List Once Again

The US TV talk show host Oprah Winfrey remains the world's most powerful celebrity, according to the new survey published by Forbes magazine on Wednesday.

Society | June 12, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2123

Sofia Councilors Decide on Public Transport Ticket Prices Hike

Sofia Municipal Council is to decide Thursday if the regular ticket for one trip in the public transport of the Bulgarian capital would be increased to BGN 1 from the current BGN 0,7.

Society | June 12, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1323

2 Military Officials Die in Hellish Car, Heavy-loaded Truck Crash in Bulgaria

Two women died on spot and other two men suffered serious injuries after the car they were riding in was hit by a heavy-loaded truck near Bulgaria's village of Kirilovo on Thursday. All passengers hurt in the crash are military officials, local police au

Society | June 12, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1807

Hospital Ceiling Collapses on Dialysis Patients in Bulgaria's Botevgrad

The ceiling of a hospital room collapsed on a patient on haemodialysis in the west Bulgarian town of Botevgrad. The woman, Ivanka Dimova, was injured severely but survived.

Society | June 11, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4728

Second Documentary about Bulgaria Abandoned Children Alarms European Audiences

The documentary "Les petits fant??mes de Bulgarie" (The Little Phantoms of Bulgaria) of the French channel France 2 has been watched by over 4,5 million people in France, Italy and Switzerland. This is the second documentary about abandoned children in B

Society | June 11, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2879

Dire Straits's Mark Knopfler Arrives to Sofia

Mark Knopfler, the legendary vocalist and lead guitarist of the Dire Straits arrives in Sofia on Wednesday to thrill Bulgarian fans with a concert at the National Palace of Culture in the capital. Tickets for the long-expected show organized by Sofia Mus

Society | June 11, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2789

One Dies on Bulgarian Roads Overnight

One man died as 13 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 14 people were injured in the hits, as two of them are in critical condition.

Society | June 11, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1412

Bulgaria's Prestigious High Schools Have More Spots Than Applicants

The so called prestigious Bulgarian high schools including foreign language and math schools, which admit students with special exams after seventh grade, have opened more spots than the number of applicants to fill them.

Society | June 10, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1569

Two Trams Clash on Sofia's Dondukov Blvd, No Casualties

Two public transport trams clashed Tuesday night on the Dondukov Blvd in downtown Sofia.

Society | June 10, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3173

Bulgaria's Science Fiction Author Lyuben Dilov Dies at 80

Bulgaria's most famous science fiction writer Lyuben Dilov, author of more than 35 books, published all over the world, died Tuesday at the age of 80. The funeral service will be held in Sofia's St.

Society » Obituaries | June 10, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5276

"No to Belene" Coalition Organizes Rally Over Seismic Risks at the Belene Site

If the EC has any doubts it would not accept a project, ever, according to Economy and Energy Minister Petar Dimitrov. Dimitrov commented on the protest rally Tuesday organized by the National Coalition "NPP BeleNe" (No to Belene)

Society | June 10, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1548

Bulgaria PM Visit to US Proves Very Pricey for Media

The upcoming official visit of Bulgaria's Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev to the USA is turning into a huge expense for Bulgarian reporters wishing to cover the event. The minimum amount each media must prepare for the trip is around BGN 5000.

Society | June 10, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1372

One Third of Bulgarians Think Corruption Increased after EU Accession

More than one third of the Bulgarians, or 37,2% believe that the corruption in the country increased after it joined the EU on January 1, 2007.

Society | June 10, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2127

Bulgaria Marks Anniversary of Joint Bulgaria-USSR Space Flight

Bulgaria marks today the 20th anniversary of the second joint Bulgarian-Soviet space flight, which took place in 1988. Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov awarded two Russian cosmonauts, General-Lieutenant Vladimir Shatalov and Colonel Yuri Romanenko wit

Society | June 9, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1660

Bulgaria's War of Wheels Takes 4 Victims Overnight

Four people died as 21 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 30 people were injured in the hits, as four of them are in critical condition.

Society | June 9, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1038

Bulgaria Traditional Rose Festival Held in Kazanlak

The traditional "Rose Festival" in Kazanlak reached its culmination Sunday with a parade through the town's main street. The festival is being held for the 40th time in Kazanlak.

Society | June 8, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5066

Darik Radio Wins Grand Prize at Prestigious Media Festival

Darik radio won the grand prize in the radio category at the media festival MEDIAMIXX 2008. The prize was awarded for the material "History about Murder" of Nina Vassileva.

Society | June 8, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2267
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