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Sofia District up in Arms Again over Waste

Residents of Suhodol district in Sofia renewed their initiatives against the decision to reopen the nearby dumpsite on the western outskirts of Bulgaria's capital.

Society | March 8, 2009, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1397

Sofia Rallies to Back Acid Victim in Athens

A rally in support of a Bulgarian immigrant in Greece, who became a victim of an acid attack just before Christmas, took place in Sofia on March 8, the International Women's Day.

Society | March 8, 2009, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1320

Bulgaria Prince Kardam Battles with Coma

There have been no signs to show when the Bulgarian Prince Kardam, who fell into a coma following a serious car accident near the Spanish capital Madrid on August 15, will regain consciousness, a local report said.

Society | March 8, 2009, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2328

Bulgaria City Mourns Hellish Car Crash Victims

People in the city of Stara Zagora, Southern Bulgaria, mourned on Sunday the tragic death of four local teenagers, who died in a horrific car accident Friday night. Flags are flying at half mast throughout the city and all entertainment initiatives hav

Society | March 8, 2009, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1791

Bulgaria Women Celebrate Rights and Rites

Bulgarian men faced a challenging day on Sunday with flower prices rocketing sky high and women eagerly expecting a colorful March 8 gift for their holiday. Internationally recognized as Women's Day, the holiday celebrates their economic, political an

Society | March 8, 2009, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2575

First Flock of White Storks Announces Spring's Arrival in Burgas

The ornithologists from the Center for Nature Protection "Poda" near the Black Sea city of Burgas have noticed Saturday morning the first white storks in the area. The news was announced by Dimcho Dimchev, Manager of the Center, which belongs to the Bu

Society » Environment | March 7, 2009, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3017

Bulgaria MEP Raeva to Rally for Belogradchik Rocks at EP

The Bulgarian MEP, Bilyana Raeva, will present the Belogradchik Rocks at an EP exhibit dedicated to Bulgaria's cultural and historic heritage. The exhibit will be on display at the European parliament (EP) from March 31 to April 2.

Society | March 7, 2009, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1259

Bulgaria City of Stara Zagora Declares Two-Day Mourning for Car Crash Victims

Sunday and Monday have been declared days of mourning by the Stara Zagora City Hall, after the tragic news that four local teenagers died in a horrific car accident Friday night. A Turkish bus overturned around 10 pm Friday night falling on a car and k

Society | March 7, 2009, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3797

Downtown Sofia Wakes Up Buried in Trash

The very heart of Sofia, the so-called "ideal center" woke up Saturday morning buried under piles of trash, overflowing from waste disposals. A reporter of the Bulgarian information agency BGNES informs that all trash containers are filled to the top,

Society » Environment | March 7, 2009, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2288

Spectacular Horse Races Mark Bulgarian Holiday Todorovden

Bulgarians, all over the country mark Saturday, the holiday, known as Todorovden (the day of Todor or Theodor), which is also called the Horse Easter.

Society » Culture | March 7, 2009, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3001

Six Die in Hellish Crash in Bulgaria's Stara Zagora

Six persons died in a car crash close to the Bulgarian city of Stara Zagora when a Turkish bus overturned falling on a car.

Society | March 7, 2009, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1079

Bulgarian Politicians Make Emergency Landing in Vienna

An Austrian Airlines (AUA) Boeing 737-800 bound for Sofia and carrying Bulgarian politicians on board, made an emergency landing at Vienna International Airport Friday afternoon. AUA spokeswoman Livia Dandrea-B????hm said the pilot had turned back a fe

Society | March 6, 2009, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4077

Eight Hurt in Horrific Car Crash in Bulgarian Capital Sofia

Eight individuals have been injured in a serious car accident in Sofia's "Druzhba" district Friday. Two individuals have been trapped in the cars and were freed with the help of several firefighters.

Society | March 6, 2009, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2174

Grave of Bulgarian Poet Vaptsarov Desecrated

The grave of the famous Bulgarian poet Nikola Vaptsarov has been desecrated. Relatives of the poet told the Bulgarian National Television (BNT) they were going to demand an exhumation in order to determine whether the remains of Vaptsarov are still in

Society » Culture | March 5, 2009, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2479

Two Pedestrians Hit in Downtown Sofia

Two pedestrians were hit by a car Thursday morning in downtown Sofia, BGNES reported.

Society | March 5, 2009, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1052

Sofia Film Festival Opens with Bulgaria's "The Billy Goat"

Bulgaria's "The Billy Goat," by Georgy Djulgerov opened this year's edition of the Sofia Film Festival, a major cinema industry event in the region. A total of 90 movies, another 40 from the documentary genre and 60 short movies feature in the schedul

Society » Culture | March 5, 2009, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2682

Large Fire Consumes Ilientsi Market Building in Bulgarian Capital

A large fire consumed the Red Hall at the center of the market of Ilientsi in the Bulgarian capital Sofia. A quick response team of firemen are still working at the site and the situation is said to be under control, BGNES reported Thursday.

Society | March 5, 2009, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1836

Staviski Crash Victim Arrives Back in Bulgaria from Israel

Manuela Gorsova, who was left in a coma after a fatal car crash caused by world ice-skating champion Maxim Staviski in August 2007, arrived back in Bulgaria late Wednesday on a flight from Israel, BGNES news agency reported. Gorsova was transferred to

Society | March 5, 2009, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4100

Italian Businessman Cheats 30 Bulgarian Workers

An Italian businessman has cheated over 30 employees of his textile plant in Bulgaria's Sliven by firing them without paying their due salaries, and leaving for Italy.

Society | March 4, 2009, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2269

Bulgaria's Belogradchik Rocks Again Second in New 7 Wonders Provisional Ranking

The miraculous rock formations near the northwest Bulgarian town of Belogradchik are second again in the global campaign to select the world's new Seven Wonders. On February 16, they moved up to first in the provisional ranking in the Group D category,

Society » Culture | March 4, 2009, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1976

Report: Bulgaria Ski Resorts Cheapest and Best Value for UK Tourists

In a new worldwide survey of ski resorts, Bulgaria's Bansko came in as the cheapest ???ski holiday basket' for UK skiers and also as the best place to go for ???value for money' according to M&S Money's latest report, cited by the UK travel site holidayex

Society | March 4, 2009, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2688
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