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Bulgaria Road Carnage Claims Three Lives Overnight

Three people died as 19 hellish car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 31 passengers were injured in the hits as one of them is in critical condition.

Society | October 6, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1345

60% of Bulgarians Feel Happy - Poll

Almost 60% of the Bulgarians defined themselves as "happy", according to the "European Values Study 2008" poll, whose results were presented in Sofia on Sunday.

Society | October 5, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2323

Heavy Snowfall Blocks Dozens of Tourists in Sofia's Vitosha Mountain

Dozens of tourists are stuck with their cars in the Vitosha Mountain, which overlooks the Bulgarian capital Sofia, because of the inclement weather and the heavy snowfall there.

Society | October 5, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2920

Bulgarian Movie Wins Audience Award at Zurich Film Festival

The Bulgarian movie "The World Is Big and Salvation Lurks around the Corner" won the audience award at the Zurich Film Festival, which took place between September 25 and October 5.

Society | October 5, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3506

Bulgaria Red Cross Opens New Emergency Storehouse

Bulgaria's Red Cross organization opened Saturday a storehouse for emergency situations in the village of Pobeda. It is the fourth such a facility in the country as the other three are located in the cities of Sofia, Burgas and Russe.

Society | October 4, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3234

Thick Fog Closes Bulgaria's Varna Port

Bulgarian authorities ordered on Saturday the closing of Bulgaria's Black Sea port of Varna due to the dense fog that is still covering the gulf there. No vessels are allowed to exit or enter the port as none of the activities there could be normally per

Society | October 4, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1820

2 Die in 21 Crashes Overnight in Bulgaria

Two people died as 21 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 25 passengers were injured in the hits as three of them are still in critical condition.

Society | October 4, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1452

Bulgaria President Bestows Prestigious John Atanasoff Award

The 34-years-old computer specialist from the city of Veliko Turnovo, Petar Petrov became the winner of the prestigious "John Atanasoff" award for 2008. The Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov personally presented the award Friday at an official ceremony

Society | October 3, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4581

Concert in Tribute to Macedonian Pop Icon Unites Balkans

A special concert on Sunday in Skopje is to mark one year since the tragic death of Macedonia's biggest pop star Tose Proeski.

Society | October 3, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5879

Bulgarian Passports Drain Eastern Macedonia's Labor Force - Report

The opportunity to obtain Bulgarian passports has drained young and qualified workers from the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, according to the Macedonian daily "Utrinski Vesnik".

Society | October 3, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2373

Bulgaria Edition of Big Read to Begin on National Television

October 5 is the official start date of the initiative of the Bulgarian National Television (BNT) "The Big Read," which will select the most favorite novel of Bulgarian readers. The initiative will last six months and will begin with a live broadcast.

Society | October 2, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1642

Butterfly Pavilion Opens at Sofia University's Botanic Garden

The first butterfly pavilion in Bulgaria was opened Thursday in the Botanic Garden of the Sofia University St. Kliment of Ohrid.

Society | October 2, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3982

Playboy Gets Involved in Wall Street Crisis

The "Playboy" magazine begins its search for models willing to pose for the magazine's newest rubric titled "The Women of Wall Street."

Society | October 2, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 10568

Bulgaria Road Carnage Claims Five Lives Overnight

Five people died as 20 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 25 passengers were injured in the hits.

Society | October 2, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1318

Heavy-Loaded Romanian Truck Hits Minibus in Bulgaria, 2 Killed

A heavy-loaded truck with Romanian license plates crashed against a minibus on a road near Bulgaria's northeastern town General Toshevo on Wednesday killing two people. The victims are the 46-year-old driver of the minibus and an elderly woman, who was r

Society | October 1, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3528

Overpopulation of Veined Rapa Whelks Threatens Black Sea Life

The population of the veined rapa whelks has considerably increased as it now threatens the life in the Black Sea, the Fish Products Producers' Association announced Wednesday. The bottom predator has no natural enemies, which allows it to eat the black

Society | October 1, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2003

80% of Bulgarians Have Homophobic Sentiments - Report

The majority of the Bulgarians do not accept people with homosexual orientation, according to a poll, which was presented Wednesday at a roundtable in Sofia dedicated to sexuality issues and AIDS and HIV prevention.

Society | October 1, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2757

Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and Sofia's Garbage with Equal Subsidies

Bulgaria's Education Minister Daniel Valchev stated Wednesday the subsidy of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences was equal to the money that would be spent to transport Sofia's garbage to the dumpsite in the northeast city of Silistra.

Society | October 1, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1766

Graduates of Bulgaria's M3 College Start at Manhattan Institute of Management

The first group of marketing and PR graduates of Bulgaria's M3 Communications College to continue their studies at the Master of Business Administration program of the Manhattan Institute of Management started their school year in New York City on Wednesd

Society | October 1, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2770

Bulgarian Pensioners Stage Rally on Intl Day of Elderly People

Bulgarian pensioners staged Wednesday a rally across Sofia to express demands over crafting a law to guarantee them more important role in the public and political life of the country. The event was organized on the occasion of the International Day of t

Society | October 1, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1378

One Third of Bulgaria Youth Wishes to Study Abroad

One third of all young people in Bulgaria wish to continue their secondary education in schools abroad, according to a poll conducted by the "Mediana" agency. The report about the data assessment was presented Tuesday, along with the yearly report about

Society | October 1, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1923
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