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Bulgaria's Veliko Tarnovo Fights Crashes with Wrecks

Authorities in the town of Veliko Tarnovo in northwestern Bulgaria have started placing car wrecks in public places to discourage drivers from driving recklessly. The wrecked cars will remain on display until the end of the year, at least, local traffic

Society | December 2, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1470

Teenager Shot Outside Bar in Bulgarian Village

A 14-year-old teenager was shot on Saturday night outside a bar in the village of Pokraina, near Vidin in northern Bulgaria, but his life appears to be out of danger. The boy was taken to the local hospital and then moved to the Pirogov emergency hospita

Society | December 2, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2108

Sinterklaas Arrives on Horse in Dutch Embassy in Sofia

The Dutch community in Bulgaria welcomed Saturday Sinterklaas who arrived in the embassy of the Netherlands in Sofia on a white horse, to give presents to the children who were good during the year. Every year the embassy celebrates colorfully the holida

Society | December 1, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2807

Crashes and Repairs Clog Sofia Traffic

Sofia police report of huge traffic jams caused by crashes and repair works clogging the city on Saturday. A heavy chain crash early in the day has blocked Sofia's busiest thoroughfare Tsarigradsko Shosse as well as one of the biggest junctures in the ca

Society | December 1, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2098

New Foundation Works for Solving Sofia Problems

Newly found European Sofia Foundation presented its goals at a press conference on Saturday. The organization aims at directing the capacity and efforts of specialist towards solving the capital's problem in the spheres of ecology, traffic, infrastructur

Society | December 1, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1621

Prevention Campaign starts in Bulgaria on World AIDS Day

Bulgaria's Red Cross starts a mass anti-AIDS campaign on December 1, the World AIDS day. Volunteers are to wait at bus stations, theaters, and cinemas giving out information leaflets, condoms, and red ribbons as a symbol of the fight against the disease.

Society | December 1, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1527

EU Pushes Forward with Galileo Satellite System

EU transport ministers have agreed on Friday to continue developing the Galileo satellite navigation project, which it envisions as an alternative to the US-developed GPS system. The system will comprise 30 satellites in mid-Earth orbit at an altitude of

Society | November 30, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1389

Week in Advance

SATURDAY *** World AIDS Day***

Society | November 30, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 753

Supermodel Eva Herzigova Opens New Jewellery Boutique in Sofia

World famous supermodel Eva Herzigova opened Chopard's first boutique in Bulgarian capital Sofia on Friday, the chain's 101st worldwide, as part of her two-day visit to the country.

Society | November 30, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6036

Gingerbread Biscotti

INGREDIENTS * 1/3 cup vegetable oil

Society | November 30, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 973

Ford Mustang by Giugiaro Scratches Rims on Sofia Streets

Top designer Fabrizio Giugiaro scratched the rims of his unique concept Mustang on the streets of Sofia after the car was shown at an exhibition of luxury brands. The styling director of Italdesign-Giugiaro Spa presented the concept supercars Aston Marti

Society | November 30, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 12629

Bulgarian Footballer Dies of Suffocation with Auto Gases

Bulgarian football player Pavel Maymarev died after he suffocated in his car, which was parked in a garage in the town of Veliko Tarnovo early on Friday. Maymarev, 19, who palyed in the team of Lokomotiv Dryanovo, was found dead by doctors from the local

Society | November 30, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1482

Bulgaria's Zlatograd Mourns for 3 Days Mine Accident Victims

Bulgaria's town of Zlatograd declared a three-day mourning in memory of two of the miners, who died in a mine accident on Thursday.

Society | November 30, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1170

Supermodel Eva Herzigova to Charm Sofia Mayor

Sofia Mayor Boyko Borissov will take the pleasure of meeting world famous supermodel Eva Herzigova on Friday right after she arrives for her two-day visit to Bulgaria. The beauty comes to Sofia to open the first Chopard boutique in Eastern Europe.

Society | November 30, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 24104

14 Children Discharged from Hospital after Taking Pills in Sofia Kindergarden

A total of 10 children, who swallowed high blood pressure medications in their kindergarden in Sofia, are to be discharged from hospital, doctors said on Friday. The other four kids involved have left Pirogov Emergency Institute late on Thursday.

Society | November 30, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1843

Miraculously No Victims Claimed in 12 Car Hits Overnight in Bulgaria

A total of 12 car accidents occurred Thursday night across Bulgaria, miraculously claiming no victims. The number of the passengers injured in the hits is 15, as the lives of three of them are still in danger.

Society | November 30, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 907

Power Grid Substation in Bulgaria Rocked by Blast

An explosion rocked the power grid substation near the town of Veliko Tarnovo in northern Bulgaria, causing a fire but claiming no victims. The blast on Thursday evening caused a voltage spike in the town of 200 000, with a fire breaking out subsequently

Society | November 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1265

World's Most Acclaimed Mountain Climber Visits Bulgaria

Reinhold Messner, widely acclaimed as the greatest mountain climber in the world, arrived in Bulgaria on Wednesday on the eve of the season opening in ski resort Bansko. Messner will be a VIP guest to the International Mountain Film Festival that starts

Society | November 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1938

14 Children in Hospital after Taking Pills in Bulgarian Kindergarden

A total of 14 children are in hospital after they swallowed high blood pressure medications in their kindergarden in Sofia. Seven children were hospitalized with symptoms of poisoning Wednesday and seven more were brought later to the Pirogov hospital by

Society | November 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2487

Bulgaria Grain Producers Block Roads over Missing Subsidies

Bulgaria's grain producers are to set up road blocks on Thursday, protesting against the lack of state subsidies for grain production. Heavy tractors will crawl at noon on the road between northern town of Pleven and capital Sofia and traffic will be gre

Society | November 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 965

3 Killed in Mine Accident in Bulgaria

Three miners died and at least two others were injured in a puzzling mine accident early Thursday near the southern town of Laki.

Society | November 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1081
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