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Bulgarian Teacher in US Punished to Spend 181 Days in "Rubber Room"

Ivan Valchev, a Bulgarian national teaching in the high school of graphic communication in Manhattan, the US, has been kept 181 days in a "rubber room" as a form of punishment, the New York Times reported Thursday.

Society | October 11, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1723

Beckham, Zidane Join St. Petersburg's Waxworks Collection on Display in Sofia

The figures of the legendary football players David Beckham and Zinedine Zidane joined the exhibition of Saint Petersburg's museum of waxworks collection, which is to be opened in Sofia on Thursday.

Society | October 11, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1472

Cyclist Hit by Car in Bulgaria, Dies on Spot

A 49-year-old man died on spot after he was hit by a car, while riding his bicycle on the road between Bulgaria's village of Asparuhovo and the town of Levski. The victim was run over by the vehicle, as the driver tried to overtake another car on a strai

Society | October 11, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1052

Bulgaria Road Carnage Claims Yet Another Life Overnight

One passenger was killed in 11 heavy car crashes overnight in Bulgaria, according to official data.

Society | October 11, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 890

Parents Separation Breeds Aggression in Bulgarian Children

Ninety percent of the children in Bulgaria, who are openly aggressive, have their parents divorced or separated, psychologist Krasen Ferdinandov, who is also a coordinator of a children's centre in Sofia said on the World Mental Health Day.

Society | October 10, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1300

Field Worker Run over by Tractor in Bulgarian Village

A 55-year-old worker was run over by a tractor on a field in Bulgaria's village of Lambrinovo late on Tuesday. The victim has been rushed to a local hospital, where he died few hours later from serious chest injury.

Society | October 10, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1381

Freed Bulgarian Medics Visit Brussels, Attend EP Session Opening

The five Bulgarian nurses, who were released from imprisonment in Libya, as well as Dr Zdravko Georgiev, arrived in Brussels on Wednesday at the invitation of European Parliament's President Hans-Gert Poettering.

Society | October 10, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1152

2 Killed in Car Crashes Overnight in Bulgaria

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

Society | October 10, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1033

Bulgarian Mothers Rally against Poor Conditions in Orphanages

The movement of the Bulgarian mothers organized a protest in front of the Social Ministry on Tuesday to ask for the resignation of Minister Emiliya Maslarova. The mothers protested against the extremely poor condition in the medical institutions for chil

Society | October 9, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3591

Bulgaria Sees Cold Spell, Strong Winds in Forthcoming Weekend

Bulgaria is to see strong winds, pushing in from the north and north-east as well as cold spell over the forthcoming weekend, meteorologists reported. The temperatures will drop sharply reaching minimum set at between 0C and 5C in the north part of the c

Society | October 9, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1508

Blast Kills 1 in Armoury in Bulgaria

A worker died and another one has been injured after an explosion in Arsenal armoury in Bulgaria's town of Kustendil on Tuesday, Darik News reported. The blast was caused by fire in one of the warehouses in the factory.

Society | October 9, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1079

Bulgaria Mobster Brothers Target Dies of Heart Attack

Bulgarian top financier Nikola Damyanov, who was believed to be one of the targets of the notorious Marguins brothers, died Monday night after suffering a heart attack. He was 65.

Society | October 9, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2752

Man Run over by Train near Bulgaria's Steel Mill, Survives

A 41-year-old worker from Bulgaria's Kremikovtzi steel mill has been run over by train in the early hours of Tuesday. Tsvetan Mihaylov was rushed to Sofia emergency institute Pirogov in extremely bad condition.

Society | October 9, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1115

Melanie Griffith Joins Hubby Antonio Banderas during Stay in Bulgaria

Hollywood star Melanie Griffith is expected to accompany her husband Antonio Banderas during his stay in Sofia, where he will take part in a new movie, called "The Code". The couple arrives in Bulgaria's capital at the end of the week, reports say.

Society | October 9, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 66595

Bulgaria State Administration Minister Becomes Father of Daughter

Bulgaria State Administration Minister Nikolay Vassilev and his wife Silvia enjoyed the happiness of seeing their first child coming into the world on Tuesday morning. The little wonder, a girl, is named Victoria.

Society | October 9, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1051

Mercedes Wreaks Havoc in Southern Sofia

Citizens in Sofia southern district of Belite brezi woke up to a traffic hell on Tuesday morning after a Mercedes sports car ran into a tram route.

Society | October 9, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1667

Bulgarian Parliament's Speaker Meets Medics Released from Libya

The five Bulgarian nurses and Dr. Zdravko Georgiev, who were tried in Libya, visited Monday the National Assembly at the invitation of its Speaker Georgi Pirinksi.

Society | October 8, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1322

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 28 people were injured in the hits, including three who are in critical condition.

Society | October 8, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1216

World-Famous Coiffeurs Show Their Mastership in Sofia

The latest trends in hairstyle and beauty were presented in the framework of the tenth edition of the International Hair and Beauty festival, held in Sofia on October 6-7.

Society | October 7, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2284

From Mozart to Jimi Hendrix, Nigel Kennedy Plays Up a Storm in Bulgaria Capital

Two and a half hours of shattering intensity and no ordinary classical music brought hundreds of Bulgarian fans on foot at the end of the spectacle of phenomenal Nigel Kennedy in Sofia late on October 5.

Society | October 7, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3821

Bulgaria Road Carnage Claims 13 Lives Overnight

A total of 13 people were killed in 25 heavy car crashes overnight in Bulgaria, according to official data.

Society | October 7, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1530
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