The avian flu, which killed 2,600 turkeys at a Suffolk farm, has been confirmed as the H5N1 virus. The 159,000 other turkeys on the farm will now have to be slaughtered.
Bulgaria is holding Saturday its semi-final to shortlist the singers who will compete for the country's representative at 2007 Eurovision in Helsinki. The jury panel will select nine out of 18 semi-finalists at a huge concert at the National Palace of Cu
Diehard fans are already planning how they can get to the head of the queue at midnight on July 21 - the date named on JK Rowling's website for release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the final book in the series. Within a few hours companies li
Global climate change is "very likely" to have a human cause, a scientific think-tank has concluded. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) said temperatures were probably going to increase by 1.
Dogs are to get a beach of their own on the sun-kissed Mediterranean island of Cyprus, Greek daily Phileleftheros reported. Dogs are strictly prohibited from the holiday island's shoreline to keep the beaches clean for bathers, but Cypriot authorities ha
Bulgaria's National Archaeological Museum (NAM) presented Thursday the published in 2006 books of its contributors. NAM's director, professor Vassil Nikolov is one of the authors.
Bulgaria's government rejected a proposed full ban on smoking, leaving restrictions as they are now. The ministers discussed Thursday the national program for restricting smoking and approved it except for the ban article.
An exhibition of Bulgaria's best caricatures, satiric pictures and cartoons of a dozen artists is opening in the town of Gabrovo, an epitome for satire and fresh humour. The exhibition, called "Forefathers of Bulgarian caricatures" takes place in Humour
Bulgarian wine makers will celebrate the professional holiday, Trifon Zarezan, with protests against the heavy excise duty on rakiya. On February 1 Bulgarian vine-growers and wine-makers have marked the holiday since 1962.
Two dozens of Bulgarian music stars launched a nationwide campaign under the motto "Do not shut your eyes!" calling to face the problem with violence in schools. The initiative was organized by Bravo magazine, a local youth and entertainment edition, and
In the height of the flu season in Bulgaria, close to 3,000 people get infected with the virus or other respiratory diseases every week, the Health Ministry has announced. The epidemic has now spread to the north of Bulgaria, covering the whole country,
Foreign tourists, who have visited Bulgaria's old capital of Veliko Tarnovo, often stop by the local dentists to have their teeth fixed cheaper, Standart daily reported. Bulgarian tour operators have added dental services to their tourist packages, banki
The new ice-skating show of world champions Albena Denkova and Maxim Staviski has been sold out for hours, SNA learned. Called Ice SIMpathy, the show is sponsored by mobile operator vivatel and will take place on February 4.
Trees in Sofia's Southern Park "took on" balls as dresses to start a symbolic tour. The initiative running under the weird motto "Trees love traveling" kicked off last Thursday and is planned to last a week.
One of the founders of the right-wing Union of Democratic Forces in Bulgaria was remembered six years after his death with a book containing his prose. "The Labyrinth" presented Georgi Spasov in a role that Bulgarians aren't used to seeing him in - that
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