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Morgan Freeman Recovering in Hospital After Car Crash

Morgan Freeman, the Academy Award-winning actor, is recovering from injuries in a hospital in Tennessee after a car crash, Bloomberg reported Tuesday.

Society | August 5, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2206

Milk Producers, Farmers from across Bulgaria Go on Strike Wednesday

Hundreds of milk producers and farmers from across Bulgaria are to go on an effective strike, starting Wednesday over the government's policy in the sector and unpaid subsidies. The announcement was officially made by the Chair of the National Associatio

Society | August 5, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1217

Bulgaria PM Plays Records at Socialist Open Air Party

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev assumed Saturday night the role of a DJ during the annual celebration of the Bulgarian Socialist Party held on the Buzludzha peak.

Society | August 4, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2425

Three Children from Bulgarian Orphanage Missing for Months

Police authorities are searching for three children from an orphanage in Bulgaria's seaside city of Burgas, who went missing since the beginning of the summer. Varban Georgiev and Mariyana Kozarova, aged 15 and Dimitrina Todorova, 14, left the home about

Society | August 4, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1978

Children from Quake-hit China Province Arrive for Summer Holiday in Bulgaria

A total of 43 children from Sichuan, one of China's provinces that have been worst hit by May earthquakes, arrive Monday in Bulgaria to spend their summer holidays in the country. The Deputy Foreign Minister Radion Popov is to welcome the guests at Sofia

Society | August 4, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1502

5 Killed in Bulgaria War on Wheels Overnight

A total of 23 heavy traffic accidents have occurred in Bulgaria over the last 24 hours claiming the lives of five people and sending 28 to the hospitals with injuries, according to the Interior Ministry's press-center. Two of the injured passengers are i

Society | August 4, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1575

Ladies, Gentlemen Compete in Sprint on High Heels

The Bulgarian team of Cosmopolitan Magazine has organized competitions for running on high heels for the second year in a row, held simultaneously in the capital Sofia and the seaside city of Varna on Saturday evening. Young ladies and two bold boys took

Society | August 3, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6253

270,000 Bulgarian Women Have Conceiving Problems

About 270,000 Bulgarian women have problems with conceiving, data presented by "I Want a Baby" Foundation revealed. The data was showed Sunday at a conference organized by the body, where special guests were the first baby conceived by in vitro fertilisa

Society | August 3, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3788

5-Year-Old Boy Hit by Car in Bulgarian Village, Dies

A 5-year-old boy died after he was hit by a car in Bulgaria's village of Omarchevo late on Saturday. The child was run over by a 24-year-old driver while crossing a street in the small village.

Society | August 3, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1500

World's First In Vitro Conceived Girl Arrives in Bulgaria

Louise Joy Brown, the world's first baby to be conceived by in vitro fertilisation, arrived to Sofia on Sunday to take part in a series of events, organized on the occasion of her 30th anniversary. The special guest is accompanied by her mother Lesley Br

Society | August 3, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1979

Four Die on Bulgarian Roads Overnight

Four people died as 19 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 23 people were injured in the hits, as one of them is in critical condition.

Society | August 2, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1893

Children from Quake-hit China Province to Enjoy Summer Holiday in Bulgaria

A total of 43 children from Sichuan, one of China's provinces that have been worst hit by May earthquakes, are to spend their summer holidays in Bulgaria. The kids will be accommodated in holiday houses near the capital city of Sofia, the resort town of

Society | August 1, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1915

Metal Beam Collapse Kills Young Worker in Bulgaria's Gabrovo

A 25-year-old man died on spot after a metal beam fell over him at a building site in Bulgaria's town of Gabrovo on Friday. The construction element collapsed from about 13-meter-high platform, witnesses said.

Society | August 1, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1866

Bulgaria's Dobrich Opens Memorial of Torch Train Rescuers

A memorial plaque was placed at the railway station in Bulgaria's town of Dobrich on Friday as a sign of gratitude to the people, who managed to save many lives in the hellish fire in Sofia-Kardam train in February. The monument is made of black polished

Society | August 1, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2143

Europe to Witness Full Solar Eclipse

Almost all Europe, except the most Southern parts of the old continent, is going to witness a full solar eclipse Friday. In Bulgaria the eclipse will be only partial and is going to begin at 12:26 pm and will last until 13:41 pm.

Society | August 1, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2851

Bulgaria Road Carnage Claims Another 4 Lives Overnight

20 serious traffic accidents have occurred in Bulgaria over the last 24 hours claiming the lives of 4 people and sending 20 to the hospitals with injuries, according to the Interior Ministry's press-center. 1 of the injured is in critical condition.

Society | August 1, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1361

Bulgaria Environment Min Gives Green Light to Construction in Strandzha Park

Bulgaria's Environment Ministry approved Thursday the plan for development of the Black Sea resort of Tsarevo, allowing construction works on 4,000 out of 6,000 decares on the territory of Strandzha Natural Park. The step was taken in spite of the numero

Society | July 31, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1588

Nikolay Yonkov: Gergov Stole TV 2

Nikolay Yonkov, who still owns 20% of the Bulgarian channel Top TV, has been robbed of TV 2 by Krasimir Gergov, according to Yonkov's statements during a special press conference Thursday. Yonkov accused Gergov of fraud and theft of over USD 200 M.

Society | July 31, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2556

Eco Activists Stage New Protests against Tsarevo Sea Resort Development Plan

About 60 eco-activists gathered Thursday in front of the Environment Ministry building in Sofia to stage a protest against a plan for development of Bulgaria's Black Sea resort of Tsarevo. The protesters insist that all illegal construction on the Bulgar

Society | July 31, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1659

Bulgaria's Milk Producers Continue Protests

Bulgarian milk producers across the country are to stage new rallies on Thursday, protesting against the government's policy in the sector and unpaid subsidies. During Wednesday's protests of the farmers in the region of Vratsa, they butchered calves in

Society | July 31, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1683

Bulgaria Prosecutors Office Asks Termination of Five Religious Organizations

The Supreme Administrative Prosecutor's Office has submitted to the Court five claims to terminate the activities of five religious organizations in Bulgaria because they have been preaching contrary to the law. The news was announced by the Prosecutor's

Society | July 30, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2789
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