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Bulgaria Fears Rise in Chain Crash Death Toll

The death toll from Tuesday's hellish chain crash in Southwestern Bulgaria may rise as two of the casualties were reported to be in critical condition.

Society | December 19, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1005

3 Killed in Car Crashes Overnight in Bulgaria

Three people died as five heavy car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Another eleven people were injured in the hits.

Society | December 19, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 785

Chain Crash on Intl Road in Bulgaria Leaves 3 Dead, 14 Injured

Three passengers were killed and another 14 injured in a chain crash between a bus, a minibus and several cars near Bulgaria's town of Simitli late on Tuesday. Two of the victims died on spot and the third one passed away on his way to a local hospital.

Society | December 18, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1143

Fatal Cigarette Blaze Kills 1 in Bulgaria

A discarded cigarette is believed to have sparked the blaze that killed an elderly man in the coastal town of Varna early on Tuesday. The 61-year-old man was pulled from his burning apartment at Hushove street stifled to death.

Society | December 18, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1659

Truck Topples over on E80 Route in Bulgaria

A truck toppled over at the entry of the southern Bulgaria's town of Harmanli blocking the international E80 route on Tuesday. Police advise drivers to use by-pass roads as a long line of cars has been building up, waiting for the heavy machine to be mov

Society | December 18, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1503

Bulgaria's Education Minister Visits CERN Research Centre

Bulgaria's Education Minister Daniel Valchev visits Tuesday one of the world's largest and most respected centres for nuclear scientific research in Switzerland. The delegation going to the CERN research centre near Geneva also includes renowned Bulgaria

Society | December 18, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 979

Bulgarian Road Carnage Claims No Victims Overnight

No lives were claimed in 15 heavy car crashes reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total of 16 people were injured in the hits, one of them in critical condition.

Society | December 18, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 723

Monument of Lies Raised, Destroyed in Sofia

A monument of the lies of parties and politicians of Bulgaria's period of transition to free market economy was symbolically raised and destroyed Monday in a park in Sofia. The event was organized by the Vidovden civil association who chose to put the mo

Society | December 17, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1364

Bulgarians Are The Most Discontent People in EU - Study

Bulgarians are the people within the European Union most discontent of their living standard, according to the results of a new social study. Bulgarians are unsatisfied of their lives and often worry about being able to cope with their problems at old ag

Society | December 17, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1588

Bulgaria Culture Min Opens Christmas Crafts Bazaar

Bulgaria's Culture Minister Stefan Danailov opened Monday a Christmas crafts bazaar in the Sredets Hall in the ministry's building. More than 30 masters are to present their works in the spheres of art ceramics, jewelry, embroidery, ancient weapons, icon

Society | December 17, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2022

Plane Runs off Track at Bulgarian Airport

A plane of Bulgaria's Hemus Air carrier has left its track when landing at the airport in the seaside city of Varna late on Sunday. The accident claimed no casualties or damages, officials confirmed.

Society | December 17, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1609

Bulgaria Road Carnage Claims 2 More Victims Overnight

Two passengers died as 10 heavy car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total of 19 people were injured in the hits, including one whose condition remains critical.

Society | December 17, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 997

Sofia Mayor Opens Biggest Ice Rink on the Balkans

Sofia Mayor Boyko Borissov together with the manager of mobile operator MobilTel Josef Vinatzer opened Sunday in Sofia the biggest ice rink on the Balkans. The ice rink is situated on the frozen Ariana lake in the central park of the capital and is a res

Society | December 16, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2169

Foundation Organizes Christmas Charity Bazaar in Sofia

March of Love foundation organized a Christmas charity bazaar in Sofia in support of its efforts for helping orphans and impoverished people. People who wanted to find interesting presents for their relatives, as well as works of art, souvenirs, and jewe

Society | December 16, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1374

Condition of Bus Crash Victims in Bulgaria Improves

The condition of two of the severely injured victims of a deadly bus crash that took place on Saturday improves. The lives of the two men who were in critical condition after a bus collided with a snow-cleaning machine and fell into a ravine in southern

Society | December 16, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1064

Protesters Clash with Police over Reopened Suhodol Dumpsite

Residents of Suhodol district in Sofia clashed Sunday with the police during protests against reopening the nearby dumpsite on the western outskirts of Bulgaria's capital. The clashes occurred when protesters tried to reach the dumpsite despite the fact

Society | December 16, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1173

Snowboarder Rescued in Bulgaria's Vitosha Mountain

Rescuers saved early Sunday a 16-year-old missing snowboarder, lost in the Vitosha mountain near Sofia. A total of 32 mountaineers from Bulgaria's Mountain Rescue Service searched for the teenager for hours in the thick fog before they found him around 4

Society | December 16, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1534

Bus Falls into Ravine in Bulgaria, Kills 1

At least one person is dead and six are in critical condition after a bus crashed and fell into a ravine in southern Bulgaria on Saturday. The bus was travelling between Haskovo and Svilengrad and fell off a bridge near the village of Uzundzhovo.

Society | December 15, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1435

Expected Snowfalls Obstruct Traffic in Bulgaria

The expected cold snap and snowfalls in Bulgaria have created difficult driving conditions throughout Bulgaria, with temperatures ranging from -12C to 0C in the country. Several mountain passes in the Stara Planina range have been closed for traffic due

Society | December 15, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2169

2 Killed in Car Crashes Overnight in Bulgaria

Two people died as 18 heavy car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total of 25 people were injured in the hits, including three who are in critical condition.

Society | December 15, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1015

What's on: Pick of the Week

CHECK out our guide to the best action from the city's entertainment listings here. Concert of Jazz Singer Beloslava - December 16

Society | December 14, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 987
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