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Bulgarian Woman Hit by Car at Zebra Crossing

A 44-year-old woman was hit by a car at a zebra crossing in Bulgaria's town of Gabrovo late on Monday. The victim has been rushed to a nearby hospital with her pelvis and leg broken.

Society | November 13, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1531

1 Dies in 25 Hellish Crashes Overnight in Bulgaria

One passenger died as 25 heavy car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total of 21 people were injured in the hits, one of them in critical condition.

Society | November 13, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 945

Mine Accident Claims Another Worker's Life in Bulgaria

A worker was killed after being caught in a conveyor belt in an open coal mine near Bulgaria's town of Pernik on Monday. The tragic accident happened in Republika mine where the electrician Georgi Gyorev got pinned between the coal transporting conveyor

Society | November 12, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1212

Wedding Bells for Bulgaria's Top Swimmer Stoychev

Petar Stoychev, Bulgaria's best swimmer and the fastest man to swim across the English Channel, said "I do" to his beloved, the reporter Asya Anastasova in the capital city of Sofia on Sunday.

Society | November 12, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3703

Heavy Crash Closes Bulgaria's Kresna Defile

A heavy car crash has blocked the traffic at the Kresna defile near Bulgaria's town of Blagoevgrad on Monday. One of the passengers was rushed to a hospital in the nearby town of Sandanski with serious injuries.

Society | November 12, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1122

Bulgaria Braces for Sharp Fall in Temperatures, Snows

After a weekend of snows and high winds, the new week set in with heavy downpours only to bring more freezing cold temperatures, according to weather forecasts.

Society | November 12, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1573

5 Killed in Car Crashes Overnight in Bulgaria

Five people died as 19 heavy car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total of 17 people were injured in the hits.

Society | November 12, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 982

Bulgarian Nurse Freed from Libya Launches Biography

Kristiyana Valcheva, one of the five Bulgarian nurses who spent more than eight years in a Libyan jail accused of deliberately infecting children with the HIV, has launched her biography describing her ordeal in Sofia on Sunday. Ghost-written by Bulgaria

Society | November 11, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2824

Thousands Left without Electricity, Water after Snowfalls in Bulgaria

Dozens of villages and thousands of people have been left without electricity and water after the first significant snowfall in Bulgaria at the weekend, Darik News reported on Sunday. The worst hit were the regions in northeastern Bulgaria - Varna, Shume

Society | November 11, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1870

7 Killed in Car Crashes Overnight as First Snow Falls in Bulgaria

Seven people died as 17 heavy car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. The first significant snowfalls have caused traffic problems for motorists all over Bulgaria at the weekend.

Society | November 11, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1453

Snow Strands Five Buses in Bulgaria's Rhodopi Mountain

Five buses ended up stuck in the Rhodopi Mountain, Southern Bulgaria, at the end of a day of snows, winds and cold temperatures. The buses, part of the fleet of a Plovdiv-based company, were travelling to the villages of Dedevo, Bojkovo, Gulubovo and a h

Society | November 10, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1837

Bulgaria Academy Awards David Lynch Honorary Title

World-famous film director, artist, writer and producer David Lynch was awarded an honorary doctor's title of the National Academy of Film and Theatre Art. David Lynch is in Bulgaria for the international cinema forum Cinemania 2007, which is being held

Society | November 10, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1974

Snowfall Brings Road Disruption in Bulgaria

The first significant snowfalls have caused transport problems for motorists across Bulgaria.

Society | November 10, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1720

Snow Blanket Covers Bulgaria's Capital

The Bulgarian capital awoke Saturday morning in a snowy fairytale, the mercury falling below zero.

Society | November 10, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2219

Bulgarians Stranded in Rome over Airport Strike

Dozes of Bulgarians have been blocked at Fiumicino Airport in Rome after a strike of the airport workers suspended their flight to Sofia.

Society | November 9, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1341

Puzzling Mud Collapse Killed Two Bulgarian Miners

A mysterious collapse of 30 cubic meters of slime triggered the tragic accident in Oranovo pit in southwestern Bulgaria at the end of October, which claimed the lives of two miners, an official check showed.

Society | November 9, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1321

Passenger Bus Catches Fire near Bulgaria's Burgas, No Victims Claimed

A passenger bus caught fire on a road between Bulgaria's seaside city of Burgas and the village of Rudnik on Friday. No casualties have been claimed in the accident, authorities reported.

Society | November 9, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1012

Week in Advance

SATURDAY *** Bulgaria marks 18th anniversary since Communist dictator Todor Zhivkov was overthrown ***

Society | November 9, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 884

US Astronomers Discover New Planet

US Astronomers said they have found a new planet in orbit around a star 41 light years from Earth, BBC reported.

Society | November 9, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1891

Honey Lime Chicken Wings

INGREDIENTS 18 whole chicken wings, split

Society | November 9, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 939

R&B Star Rihanna Stages Free Concert in Sofia under Tight Security Measures

R&B princess Rihanna is to stage a free concert at Alexander Batenberg Square in Sofia on November 30 as part of her European tour. About 300 guards are to strength the security measures during the vent as well as the whole stay of the singer in Bulgaria

Society | November 9, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5030
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