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Greek Dies of Drug Overdose in Bulgarian Hospital

A 31-year-old Greek national died in a hospital in Bulgaria's town of Sandanski after taking a drug overdose, local authorities reported. The man was taken to the hospital on Wednesday evening in a stable condition but later he deteriorated and doctors c

Society | January 31, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1263

Body of Missing Tourist Found in Bulgaria's Stara Planina Mountain

Rescue teams found Thursday the body of a missing Bulgarian tourist after a four-day search that has been ceased several times due to the bad weather conditions in the Stara Planina. The 27-year-old Damyan Dimitrov got lost on Sunday when he and two frie

Society | January 31, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1664

Miraculously No Victims in 14 Overnight Crashes in Bulgaria

No lives were claimed in 14 hellish car crashes that occurred overnight on the roads across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total of 15 passengers suffered injuries in the hits as one of them remains in critical cond

Society | January 30, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1083

First Energy Saving Tram Starts on Sofia Streets in March

The first modernized power saving tram is to start moving across the streets of Sofia in the beginning of March, announced Tuesday the deputy head of the capital's Public Transport Company Yanko Tsanev. The company, which will implement the project, is t

Society | January 29, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1399

Mercury in Bulgaria Zooms Up to 16C in February

Bulgaria is to see relatively warm and sunny weather in February with the mercury zooming up to 16C, meteorologists reported. The average temperature in the plain parts of the country is expected to be lower than normal and higher in the mountain regions

Society | January 29, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1670

Bulgaria Launches Obligatory Matriculations Info Web Site

Bulgaria's Education Minister Daniel Valchev presented Tuesday a new web site, where the graduates could find the information they need about the obligatory matriculation exams they are to pass. The site is divided into five sections, containing the docu

Society | January 29, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1010

Mild Tremor Hits Quake-Prone Bulgarian Area

An earthquake measuring 3.3 on the Richter scale was felt on the territory of Strazhitsa municipality, North-eastern Bulgaria, early on Tuesday, shaking people out of bed and causing panic.

Society | January 29, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2255

Bulgaria Road Carnage Claims 2 Lives Overnight

A total of two lives were claimed in 25 heavy car crashes reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 33 people were injured in the hits, as two of them are in critical condition.

Society | January 29, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 994

Elvis Presley's Band to Amuse Bulgarian Audience Jan 30

TCB, the band that played with the The King of Rock 'n' Roll, Elvis Presley, in the last years of his carrier are to delight the Bulgarian public with a concert to be staged on January 30 in Sofia's National Palace of Culture. The musicians are to perfor

Society | January 28, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3094

Investor Encroaches into NATURA 2000 Area - Environmentalists

Bulgarian environmentalists have raised an alarm over the launch of construction works in the coastal Irakli-Emine, a protected area, included in NATURA 2000 program. Irakli, located in the northern part of Bulgaria's Black Sea coast, is a protected area

Society | January 28, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2195

Bad Weather Foils Rescue Operation for Missing Bulgarian Tourist

Severe weather conditions forced Bulgaria's mountain rescuers to stop the search for a missing tourist, who got lost Sunday in the Stara Planina mountain range. The rescue team are currently in a chalet in the mountain waiting for the weather to improve,

Society | January 28, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1814

Young Man Charred to Death in Crash in Bulgaria

A 23-year-old man has been burned alive after the car he was riding in slammed into a tree and blew up in flames.

Society | January 28, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1562

Snowfalls, Strong Wind Bring Traffic Disruption in Bulgaria

Snowfalls have caused transport problems for thousands of motorists across Bulgaria as strong wind impedes the cleaning works. Police reported that the poor weather caused closing of the Shipka pass through the Stara Planina mountain range.

Society | January 28, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1834

Bulgaria Road Carnage Claims 5 Lives Overnight

A total of five lives were claimed in 14 heavy car crashes reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 16 people were injured in the hits, as two of them are in critical condition.

Society | January 28, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1259

Bulgaria Culture Minister Blesses Baby 2008

In a highly emotional ceremony, Culture Minister Stefan Danailov blessed Bulgaria's first baby of 2008 born just minutes into the New Year. The baby of 2008 is a girl named Spasimira, who was born in the town of Pazardzhik.

Society | January 27, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1665

Bulgarians Rally against Oil Pipeline ahead of Referendum

Citizens of Burgas, Bulgaria's fourth-largest city, hit the streets on Sunday in protest against the controversial oil pipeline that will pass through their municipality as agreed during the visit of the Russian president. "Our rulers sold Bulgaria", "Do

Society | January 27, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1838

10 Heavy Crashes Claim No Lives Overnight in Bulgaria

No lives were claimed in ten hellish car crashes that occurred overnight on the roads across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total of 14 passengers suffered injuries in the hits and two of them remain in critical con

Society | January 27, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1241

Intl Masquerade Fest Attracts Record Number of Spectators in Bulgaria

The 17th masquerade games fest, opened Saturday in Bulgaria's town of Pernik, broke the record by gathering more than 25,000 spectators. A total of 43 groups with about 5,500 participants take part in the event, held under the patronage of Bulgaria's Cul

Society | January 26, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2054

None Killed in 12 Heavy Crashes Overnight in Bulgaria

No lives were claimed in 12 hellish car crashes that occurred overnight on roads across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total of 15 passengers suffered injuries in the hits as some of them remain in critical conditio

Society | January 26, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1200

Bulgaria's Universities to Admit Students with High School Ending Exams

Many Bulgarian universities have decided to adopt the new mandatory high school ending exams to the regret of those protesting their introduction.

Society | January 25, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1635

Mild Quake Shakes Southeastern Bulgaria

A mild earthquake struck at midday on Friday in the region of the town of Yambol, Southeastern Bulgaria.

Society | January 25, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1589
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