Society

3 Dead in Overnight Crashes in Bulgaria

Three people died as nine car crashes were reported on Sunday and overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total 21 people were injured in the accidents, including one whose condition is critical.

Society | September 3, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1757

Bulgaria Still Assessing Damages from Hailstorm

Bulgarian officials are yet to release an official estimate of the damages caused by torrential rains and hailstorms that hit the country on Saturday. The worst damages have been reported in southern Bulgaria, where wind speed has reached in some areas 1

Society | September 2, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1810

8 Dead in Overnight Crashes in Bulgaria

Eight people died as 24 car crashes were reported on Saturday and overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. The worst crash was near the town of Byala, in northern Bulgaria, claiming the lives of three Romanians, po

Society | September 2, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1629

Hailstorm Hits Sofia

After a minute of grumpy skies Sofia saw a true torrential downpour on Saturday afternoon that shortly turned into a hailstorm.

Society | September 1, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1679

Kiwi Tart

Ingredients: 1 (9-inch) round of refrigerated pie dough (from a 15-oz package), thawed and unrolled or unfolded

Society | August 31, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 961

Five Tips to Extend the Life of Your Shoes

When most people think of an investment they usually think of a credit union or a bank, etc. But your shoes are an investment.

Society | August 31, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1135

Corn Lily Extract-based Drug Kills Brain Tumor Stem Cells

Johns Hopkins researchers have found that an experimental cancer drug made from corn lilies, which shuts down a critical cell-signaling pathway in most common and aggressive type of adult brain cancer, successfully kills cancer stem cells thought to fuel

Society | August 31, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1629

Bulgaria Joins European Anti-Smoking Campaign

Bulgaria joined a pan-European initiative aimed at cutting smoking on Friday, holding the first event of the "HELP - For a Life without Tobacco" campaign in capital Sofia. All comers can check the content of carbon monoxide in their lungs with an easy te

Society | August 31, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2057

Bulgarian Fire Fighters Leave for Greece

Two teams of Bulgarian fire fighters from the city of Plovdiv left for neighbouring Greece on Friday to lend a hand to their colleagues south of the border to deal with the wildfires that have ravaged the Greek countryside for the past week. All Bulgaria

Society | August 31, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1364

September Brings Lower Temperatures, Rains to Bulgaria

The sizzling heat that swept Bulgaria for the most part of the summer is coming to an end and September will set in with lower temperatures and rains, forecasts say. The coming weekend will bring scattered rain showers in western and central Bulgaria, wh

Society | August 30, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1658

Total Goofs: Bulgaria Youth Hate Books, Best Versed in Pop Folk

Young Bulgarians may be dubbed Europe's bright future, but most of them lack basic knowledge and admit they hate books, according to the shocking findings of a survey.

Society | August 30, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 9345

NY Billionaire Bequeaths US 12 M to Her Dog

New York hotelier and real estate billionaire has left USD 12 M to her pet dog, BBC reported.

Society | August 30, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1545

Ashraf Waits for Sarkozy to Get Engaged

Palestine-born Ashraf Al-Hadjudj, one of the medics released from imprisonment in Libya, will engage to his Bulgarian beloved during French presidential couple's visit to Sofia.

Society | August 29, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1470

Kylie Minogue Undergoes Revolutionary Fertility Treatment

Australia-born pop star Kylie Minogue is to undergo a revolutionary treatment in order to increase the possibility to give birth, showbizspy.com reported.

Society | August 28, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6364

Fires in Bulgaria's Southeast Contained

The fires in Bulgaria's southeastern towns of Topolovgrad and Svilengrad were contained on Monday night, Darik News reported, citing the Haskovo Fire department head.

Society | August 28, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1931

Harvard Acknowledges Bulgaria's Discovery of 3 New Asteroids

The Bulgarians, who spotted three new asteroids last week, received acknowledgement from the Harvard University centre for small objects in the Solar system for their discovery on Tuesday, Darik News reported.

Society | August 28, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1979

State of Emergency in Bulgaria's Southeast, Fires Continue Raging

A state of emergency was declared in the southwestern Bulgarian towns Topolovgrad and Svilengrad as wildfires swept the area and the flames killed two people.

Society | August 27, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1542

Bulgarian Archaeologists Discover Christian Necropolis on Perperikon

Bulgarian archaeologists discovered a Christian necropolis outside the ruins of the medieval fortress near the rock sanctuary of Perperikon, located in southern Bulgaria near the town of Kardzhali. The team lead by Nikolay Ovcharov found 15 tombs dating

Society | August 26, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 8731

Bulgarian Coach-Turned-Mayor Candidate Baptises Sons

The former coach of Bulgaria's men basketball team, who will run for Sofia mayor in October, had his two sons christened on Saturday at the Sveti Sedmochislenitzi church in the capital. Konstantin Papazov, better known as Titi, has chosen Zeljko Obradovi

Society | August 26, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1755

Bulgaria Joins Eurovision Children's Contest for 1st Time

This year Bulgaria will join for the first time the Eurovision contest for a song created by and targeted to children.

Society | August 25, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1521

Bulgaria Marks 130th Anniversary of Memorable Shipka Battle

Bulgaria marked Saturday the 130th anniversary of the memorable battle at the Shipka mount, one of the decisive ones in the Russo-Turkish war, which lead to the liberation of the country from 500-year Ottoman yoke.

Society | August 25, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1838
Bulgaria news Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) is unique with being a real time news provider in English that informs its readers about the latest Bulgarian news. The editorial staff also publishes a daily online newspaper "Sofia Morning News." Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) and Sofia Morning News publish the latest economic, political and cultural news that take place in Bulgaria. Foreign media analysis on Bulgaria and World News in Brief are also part of the web site and the online newspaper. News Bulgaria