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Bulgarian Students Give Kisses for Cigarettes

Students from Bulgaria's Danube town of Silistra launched an initiative for giving kisses for cigarettes as part of a month of soberness. Several youth organizations plan to make a poster from the tobacco products, which will read "Drugs cannot tell you

Society | February 1, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2341

2 Children in Hospital after Taking Sedatives in Sofia Kindergarten

Two children from a kindergarten in a prestigious Sofia district have been taken to hospital with symptoms of poisoning Tuesday night, two months after a similar emergency struck fourteen kids there.

Society | February 1, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1979

H7 Strain Bird Flu Case Registered in Bulgaria's Shumen

A case of bird flu of the H7 strain was registered in Bulgaria's northern town of Shumen, officials reported Friday. The virus has been found in a killed wild duck in Kamchiya River valley, between the villages of Khan Krum and Milanovo.

Society | February 1, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3362

21 Injured in 15 Overnight Crashes in Bulgaria

A total of 21 passengers have been injured in 15 road accidents that occurred across Bulgaria on Thursday night. Fortunatelly, the hits took no lives but one of the people hurt is still in critical condition.

Society | February 1, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1205

Bulgaria Marks Wine Makers Day

Bulgaria marks on February 1 the professional holiday of vine-growers and wine-makers, which has been officially celebrated in the country since 1962. The festival brings a cunning smile to the faces of many Bulgarians as it is usually honored with a lot

Society | February 1, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1950

Guests of Vienna Opera Ball in Sofia Donates to Mogilino Orphanage

Sofia's waltz lovers are to gather on February 16 for a night of glamour in a local rendition of Vienna's Opera ball in the Sheraton Hotel to donate money from tickets to the children from Mogilino village orphanage. Mogilino children became characters i

Society | January 31, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3493

Bulgarian Students Get Free Textbooks in First 7 Years of Education

All Bulgarian students are to be given free textbooks and school appliances in the first seven years from their education, the government decided at its Thursday session. Children from the private kindergartens across the country will also enjoy getting

Society | January 31, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1272

Greek Dies of Drug Overdose in Bulgarian Hospital

A 31-year-old Greek national died in a hospital in Bulgaria's town of Sandanski after taking a drug overdose, local authorities reported. The man was taken to the hospital on Wednesday evening in a stable condition but later he deteriorated and doctors c

Society | January 31, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1265

Body of Missing Tourist Found in Bulgaria's Stara Planina Mountain

Rescue teams found Thursday the body of a missing Bulgarian tourist after a four-day search that has been ceased several times due to the bad weather conditions in the Stara Planina. The 27-year-old Damyan Dimitrov got lost on Sunday when he and two frie

Society | January 31, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1674

Miraculously No Victims in 14 Overnight Crashes in Bulgaria

No lives were claimed in 14 hellish car crashes that occurred overnight on the roads across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total of 15 passengers suffered injuries in the hits as one of them remains in critical cond

Society | January 30, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1090

First Energy Saving Tram Starts on Sofia Streets in March

The first modernized power saving tram is to start moving across the streets of Sofia in the beginning of March, announced Tuesday the deputy head of the capital's Public Transport Company Yanko Tsanev. The company, which will implement the project, is t

Society | January 29, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1403

Mercury in Bulgaria Zooms Up to 16C in February

Bulgaria is to see relatively warm and sunny weather in February with the mercury zooming up to 16C, meteorologists reported. The average temperature in the plain parts of the country is expected to be lower than normal and higher in the mountain regions

Society | January 29, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1672

Bulgaria Launches Obligatory Matriculations Info Web Site

Bulgaria's Education Minister Daniel Valchev presented Tuesday a new web site, where the graduates could find the information they need about the obligatory matriculation exams they are to pass. The site is divided into five sections, containing the docu

Society | January 29, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1011

Mild Tremor Hits Quake-Prone Bulgarian Area

An earthquake measuring 3.3 on the Richter scale was felt on the territory of Strazhitsa municipality, North-eastern Bulgaria, early on Tuesday, shaking people out of bed and causing panic.

Society | January 29, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2264

Bulgaria Road Carnage Claims 2 Lives Overnight

A total of two lives were claimed in 25 heavy car crashes reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 33 people were injured in the hits, as two of them are in critical condition.

Society | January 29, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 994

Elvis Presley's Band to Amuse Bulgarian Audience Jan 30

TCB, the band that played with the The King of Rock 'n' Roll, Elvis Presley, in the last years of his carrier are to delight the Bulgarian public with a concert to be staged on January 30 in Sofia's National Palace of Culture. The musicians are to perfor

Society | January 28, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3117

Investor Encroaches into NATURA 2000 Area - Environmentalists

Bulgarian environmentalists have raised an alarm over the launch of construction works in the coastal Irakli-Emine, a protected area, included in NATURA 2000 program. Irakli, located in the northern part of Bulgaria's Black Sea coast, is a protected area

Society | January 28, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2198

Bad Weather Foils Rescue Operation for Missing Bulgarian Tourist

Severe weather conditions forced Bulgaria's mountain rescuers to stop the search for a missing tourist, who got lost Sunday in the Stara Planina mountain range. The rescue team are currently in a chalet in the mountain waiting for the weather to improve,

Society | January 28, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1820

Young Man Charred to Death in Crash in Bulgaria

A 23-year-old man has been burned alive after the car he was riding in slammed into a tree and blew up in flames.

Society | January 28, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1570

Snowfalls, Strong Wind Bring Traffic Disruption in Bulgaria

Snowfalls have caused transport problems for thousands of motorists across Bulgaria as strong wind impedes the cleaning works. Police reported that the poor weather caused closing of the Shipka pass through the Stara Planina mountain range.

Society | January 28, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1842

Bulgaria Road Carnage Claims 5 Lives Overnight

A total of five lives were claimed in 14 heavy car crashes reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 16 people were injured in the hits, as two of them are in critical condition.

Society | January 28, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1260
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