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Russian President Putin's Wife Opens Teachers Forum in Bulgaria

The wife of the Russian President Vladimir Putin, Ludmila Putina, is to open a congress of the International Association of the Teachers in Russian language and literature in Bulgaria's seaside city of Varna on Monday. Russia's first lady, accompanied by

Society | September 17, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1259

Bulgaria's State TV Channel Welcomes Open Doors Day Visitors

Bulgaria's state-owned TV channel BNT is holding an open doors day on Sunday in a bid to increase its popularity and give people a chance to talk openly about their problems.

Society | September 16, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 980

1st School Day in Sofia Kicks off with Concert

After a busy first school day, the Sofia students were lured to visit a concert dedicated to the support of the Bulgarian schools.

Society | September 15, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1985

80 Domestic Animals with Brucellosis Killed, Incinerated in Bulgaria

A total of 80 domestic animals were slaughtered and incinerated in the Bulgaria town of Harmanly, where some days ago doctors confirmed cattle in the town was infected with brucellosis.

Society | September 15, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1534

Bulgarian Ship Rescues 7 Shipwreck Survivors in Turkish Waters

The Bulgarian ship Batova has saved several crewmembers of the Sunny Day vessel, which sand near the shores of Northern Turkey on Friday, Darik News reported.

Society | September 15, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1179

67% of Bulgaria's Teachers Go on Strike on Sept 15

The exact number of teachers that participated in the one-hour strike on Saturday is 67%, the vice chairman of the Podkrepa syndicate announced.

Society | September 15, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1559

Fat Mothers Hasten Path to Childhood Obesity

A fat mother hastens a child's path to obesity, finds a study published ahead of print in the Archives of Disease in Childhood.

Society | September 14, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1078

Under-16 Models Banned from London Fashion Week

Models aged under 16 will be banned from London Fashion Week after an industry report Friday which also said they should have to show a health certificate before being allowed on the catwalk. But the Model Health Inquiry, set up by the British Fashion Co

Society | September 14, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1517

Bulgaria's Defence Minister Presents Orphans for First School Day

Bulgaria's Defence Minister Vesselin Bliznakov gave Friday presents to children of perished military officials on the occasion of the first school day. The minister met the children in a confectioner's downtown Sofia and congratulated them on the start o

Society | September 14, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1134

Outgoing UK Ambassador Honoured by Bulgarian Red Cross

UK Ambassador to Bulgaria Jeremy Hill was awarded Friday the highest distinction of the Bulgarian Red Cross -- the Gold Medal for Merits. Outgoing Ambassador Hill received the honorary sign from the chairman of the BRC Hristo Grigorov.

Society | September 14, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1040

Bulgarian Gay Org Wants Homosexuality Included in School Books

Many of the learning books used in Bulgaria's high schools instil intolerance towards homosexuality into students, representatives of the Bulgarian gay organization Gemini said Friday.

Society | September 14, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2476

Formula 1, Retro Cars to Amuse Speed Fest Visitors in Sofia

High-speed maniacs will be given the opportunity to enjoy watching as well as riding F1 and retro cars at the tree-day Speed Fest 2007, which was opened Friday in Sofia's Boyana neighbourhood. Fans will have the chance to travel next to Bulgaria's greate

Society | September 14, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3145

1 Killed, 3 Injured in Chain Crash in Bulgaria

A 36-year-old man died and three other passengers were injured in a heavy car crash on the road between Bulgaria's villages of Sadovets and Krushovitsa Thursday afternoon. The accident occurred after a lorry veered into the opposite lane and crashed agai

Society | September 14, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1107

Bulgaria's Interior Min Awards Fire Fighters for Intl Help

Bulgaria's Interior Minister Rumen Petkov awarded Friday the fire fathers, who helped in extinguishing the raging fires in Greece.

Society | September 14, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1082

Dire Straits's Mark Knopfler Stages Concert in Bulgaria in '08

Mark Knopfler, the legendary vocalist and lead guitarist of the Dire Straits has confirmed his act in the seventh issue of Bulgaria's music event Arena Muzika 2008.

Society | September 14, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2419

Sun, Sea, Sex and Bitter Regrets, Say Doctors in Bulgaria

Doctors from Bulgaria's capital are reporting a boom in sexually transmitted infections shortly after the end of the summer holidays. "Between eight and ten men on average have an appointment with me every day," doctor Milen Katsarov, an andrologist from

Society | September 14, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4402

Holy Cross Day Spells End of Summer in Bulgaria

Orthodox Christians in Bulgaria celebrate the day of the Holy Cross on September 14, which is said to spell the end of the summer. Thousands of pilgrims flocked late on Thursday to Krustova Gora (the Cross Forest), where a piece of the crucifixion cross

Society | September 14, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2326

Bulgaria's Stoichkov to Open Piano Bar in Barcelona

Bulgaria's most successful football player Hristo Stoichkov is planning to open a piano bar, people close to him said.

Society | September 13, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2323

Noise Insulating Walls to Gird Sofia Major Boulevards

Noise insulating walls are to be constructed along Sofia major boulevards, Deputy Mayor Maria Boyadzhiiska announced Thursday. The facilities will be built in every 25 meters along the streets immediately after necessary measuring works are finished, Boy

Society | September 13, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1329

Luciano Pavarotti's Leaves Half of His Fortune to 4 Daughters

An Italian notary announced Thursday the legacy of the legendary tenor Luciano Pavarotti, putting speculations on the topic to an end, Bulgaria's News Agency BGNES reported. The singer left half of his fortune to his four daughters Giuliana, Cristina, Lo

Society | September 13, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 9182

Bulgaria Road Carnage Claims 2 Lives Overnight

Two people died as nineteen 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 accidents, including five whose condition is critical.

Society | September 13, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1026
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