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Bulgaria Prince Kardam Discharged from Hospital after Heavy Crash, Still in Coma

Bulgaria's Prince Kardam was discharged late on Saturday from the hospital in Madrid, where he spent more than a month after surviving a hellish car crash. Kardam, the eldest son of Bulgaria's former Tsar and PM Simeon Saxe-Coburg, however, is still in c

Society | September 21, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3494

Bulgaria PM: Independence Is State of Mind

Independence is a state of mind, a huge effort and a fight, and it is never given once and for all, according to the Bulgarian Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev, who spoke Saturday before the award winners of the National Student Competition. The competiti

Society | September 20, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2012

Bulgaria Trade Unions Poll Shows Over Half of Workers Ready to Strike

54,33% of all Bulgarian workers would agree to go on strike, according to a poll conducted by the Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria (KNSB). The poll results were presented Saturday by the Union's Deputy Chair Valentin Nikiforov.

Society | September 20, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1896

Bulgaria-Germany Project Cures Prostate Cancer by Use of Ultrasound

A 58-year-old Bulgarian businessman from Sofia has become the first Bulgarian to successfully undergo bloodless prostate cancer removal conducted with the use of ultrasound. The surgery has taken place the German "Urology 24" urology and oncology center

Society | September 20, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5803

New Software to Monitor Bulgaria College Dormitories

A software program maintaining an electronic database is going to be introduced in all college dormitories in Bulgaria, according to a Cabinet decision announced by Bulgaria's Education Minister Daniel Vulchev. The software will provide continuous inform

Society | September 19, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4696

Bulgaria NPS Deny Confiscating Reporters' Equipment

The Bulgarian National Protection Services (NPS) have denied numerous reports of media representatives that the Services' employees have confiscated photographic equipment and altered recordings during the "mountain lift incident" involving Bulgaria's Pri

Society | September 19, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1854

Fashion Maniacs Enjoy 2-day Show at Sofia Mall

More than 30 leading fashion companies presented the modern tendencies in clothing and accessories during a two-day show, held Thursday and Friday in front of Sofia Mall. The event included numerous fashion reviews, where some autumn-winter collections w

Society | September 19, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2929

Bulgaria Road Carnage Takes 2 Lives Overnight

Two people died as 18 hellish car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 18 passengers were injured in the hits.

Society | September 19, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1327

Globul Celebrate 7th Anniversary in Restaurant in Sky

Bulgarian mobile operator Globul marked Thursday the seventh anniversary since the start of its activity with a party in a restaurant raised 45 metres above the ground downtown Sofia. The restaurant is a special platform lifted by crane near the St Alexa

Society | September 18, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2616

Bulgaria Princess Receives Permission to Visit Husband in Hospital

The Bulgarian Princess Miriam Ungria, wife of Bulgarian Prince Kardam has received permission Thursday to visit him the Madrid "October 12" hospital where her husband still remains after their August 15 car accident. The 46-year-old Kardam, eldest son of

Society | September 18, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3877

Bulgaria War on Wheels Claims 1 Life Overnight

One person died as 23 hellish car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 27 passengers were injured in the hits, as one of them is still in critical condition.

Society | September 18, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1995

France Encrusts Wall-to-Wall Poetry in Sofia

Moving verses by French poet Paul ?‰luard adorned one of the walls of the capital's Little City Theatre "Off the Channel" on Wednesday.

Society | September 17, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2745

Bulgaria's Capital Celebrates St. Sofia Day

Bulgaria's capital celebrates Wednesday St Sofia Day - the date when the Orthodox world pays homage to the Holy Martyrs Sofia and her three daughters Faith, Hope and Love. The flag of the capital was hoisted at an official ceremony attended by President

Society | September 17, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1981

Bulgaria Milk Producers Stage Yet Another Protest

Bulgarian milk producers from all over the country are to stage yet another protest on Wednesday against the government policy in the sector. Rallies over unpaid subsidies will be held in Sofia, Plovdiv, Stara Zagora, Burgas, Sliven, Ruse, Haskovo, Kardz

Society | September 17, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1601

Two Die on Bulgarian Roads Overnight

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

Society | September 17, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2028

New Team to Investigate Murder of Bulgarian Dissident Writer Markov

The Director of Bulgaria's National Investigation Service Boyko Naydenov announced Tuesday that the murder of the dissident writer Georgi Markov, who was assassinated on the Waterloo Bridge in London in 1978, would be investigated by a completely new team

Society | September 16, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1697

Bulgaria President Joins Discussion on Children, Family Protection

Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov took part Tuesday in a forum dedicated to measures to be taken for protection of children and families, as well as to the gender equality. The discussion, organized by Bulgaria's Economic and Social Council, aimed at

Society | September 16, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1353

Cigar Lovers Enjoy New Smoke Boutique at Sofia Airport

Sofia Airport has become the third place in the capital, where cigar lovers are to enjoy the quality and variety of products offered by the luxury La Casa del Habano boutiques. Bulgaria education minister Daniel Vulchev, who is known for his passion for

Society | September 16, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3308

Bulgaria's Veliko Turnovo Hosts International Military Bands Festival

Exactly 360 musicians are taking part in the third International Military Bands Festival, which is starting in Bulgaria's city of Veliko Turnovo late Tuesday afternoon.

Society | September 16, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2063

Stereo MCs to Hit Sofia for Third Time

UK stars Stereo MCs are coming to Sofia for a third time to stage a memorable show at the Festivalna Hall in the capital. The concert will be on November 11 and tickets cost BGN 30-40, organizers said.

Society | September 16, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2526

People with Rare Diseases Protest in Sofia

The Bulgarian National Alliance of People with Rare Diseases are staging Tuesday a protest in front of the parliament entitled "Promises do not cure."

Society | September 16, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1283
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