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More Cancellations at Fog-Capped Sofia Airport

Fog settled again over Sofia airport last night, forcing seven outgoing flights to foreign destinations to be cancelled.

Society | November 25, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1596

Designer, Mom of 2 Crowned Mrs. Bulgaria Universe 2007

The designer and former model Yana Yugova became Mrs. Bulgaria Universe 2007 at a pageant, held in Sofia's Sheraton Hotel on Friday.

Society | November 24, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5854

Knights Templar to Seek Traces of Order's Members in Bulgaria

The Knights Templar are to launch excavation works in the Danube town of Russe to find out traces of order's members, who have once passed through Bulgaria and the Balkans. The statement was made at a Saturday press conference, given by the Order in the

Society | November 24, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 13707

Sofia Airport Resumes Work as Fog Lifts

Planes can already take off and land at Sofia airport the thick fog that blanketed the capital city started to lift.

Society | November 24, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1525

2 More Flights Redirected as Sofia Airport Remains Blanketed by Fog

Another two flights to Sofia have been redirected to Plovdiv on Saturday as the airport in the Bulgarian capital remained blanketed by fog. Dozens of flights have been cancelled for yet another day over the poor meteorological conditions.

Society | November 24, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1520

Bulgarian Hit by Passenger Train, Survives

A 51-year-old man suffered heavy injuries after he was hit by a passenger train on the railroad between the stations of Vratsa and Ruska Byala in Bulgaria late on Friday. According to evidence given by the engine-driver the victim was walking on the rail

Society | November 24, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1155

2 Bulgarians among Crew Members of Sunk Antarctic Cruise Liner

Two Bulgarians were among the crew members on board of the cruise ship that sank after hitting an iceberg off Antarctica, Darik News reported Saturday. All 91 passengers, nine guides and 54 crew members were safely evacuated to lifeboats, and then to ano

Society | November 24, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2021

6 Die in Crashes across Bulgaria Overnight as Fog Grows Thicker

A total of six people were killed in 15 heavy car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria as dense fog still covers the country. Another 14 passengers were injured in the hits.

Society | November 24, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1297

Astronomers Say Earth's Moon a "Rarity"

Earth's Moon is a rare cosmic occurrence, according to a study by US astronomers, the BBC reported. The Moon was created when an object as big as the planet Mars crashed into the Earth billions of years ago, throwing debris into orbit, some of which even

Society | November 23, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1670

Gothic Bible Facsimile Goes on Display in Bulgaria's Archaeology Museum

A facsimile copy of the oldest Gothic Bible, the Codex Argenteus, created in the 6th century, went on display in the Archaeology Museum in Sofia on Friday. The original gothic translation is believed to have been carried out in the 4th century out in the

Society | November 23, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 7905

Sofia Mayor Awarded Russian Security Academy Order

Russian Ambassador Anatolii Potapov awarded Friday Sofia mayor Boyko Borissov with Lomonosov Order for his merits in strengthening bilateral relations. Potapov congratulated Borissov on his success at the recent local elections, adding that a big city ne

Society | November 23, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2163

Bacon Water Chestnut Rolls

INGREDIENTS * 1 (8 ounce) can water chestnuts, halved

Society | November 23, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 995

Citizen Unearths Medieval Jewellery near Bulgarian Seaside Village

A Bulgarian citizen stumbled upon golden adornments that belonged to a person, who lived in the Middle Ages, Darik News reported.

Society | November 23, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2595

Bulgaria's Plovdiv Airport Resumes Work as Dense Fog Lifts up

Planes at the airport in Bulgaria's Plovdiv have been allowed to land and took off as scheduled after the thick fog that covered the country's second largest city lifted up.

Society | November 23, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1015

Youngest Victim of Gas Bottle Explosion in Bulgaria Dies

The youngest boy, who was injured in a gas bottle explosion in Bulgaria's town of Devniya, along with his two sisters, elder brother and a 52-year-old grandmother, died in hospital on Friday two days after the accident. The four-year-old Rossen and his s

Society | November 23, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 942

4 Burn to Death in Hellish Car Crash in Bulgaria

A total of four passengers burned to death early on Friday after the car they were travelling in hit against a tree and caught flames on the road between Bulgaria's towns of Dobrich and Tervel. The accident occurred as the driver lost control over the ve

Society | November 23, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2246

Road Carnage across Bulgaria Takes Another Life Overnight

One passenger died as 11 heavy car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total of 11 people were injured in the hits, as eight of them are in critical condition.

Society | November 23, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 976

Bulgaria's Plovdiv Airport Cancels All Flights over Thick Fog Blanket

All of the flights to and from Bulgaria's second largest city of Plovdiv, scheduled for Friday, were cancelled as the airport has been blanketed by thick fog. The fog is also impeding the landing ad taking off of planes at the airport in the capital Sofi

Society | November 23, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1153

Flights Redirected in Bulgaria as Sofia Airport Blanketed by Fog

Dozens of flights to Sofia have been redirected to Plovdiv, Varna and Burgas on Thursday as the airport in the Bulgarian capital remained blanketed by fog throughout the day. Although it has been reopened during the day as conditions improved briefly, bu

Society | November 22, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1549

Teenage Drug Abuse on the Rise in Bulgaria - Study

More than 120 000 Bulgarian teenagers have taken drugs and one in three highschool students in the country got drunk at least once during the last month, experts claim. Drug abuse among Bulgarian teenagers has increased by 6 percentage points over the la

Society | November 22, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 8501

4 Children, Elderly Woman Injured in Gas Bottle Explosion in Bulgaria

A total of four under-age children and a 52-year-old woman are in critical condition after a gas bottle exploded in their house in Bulgaria's town of Devniya late on Wednesday. Three of the kids suffered between 50 and 90 % burns and are now in thermal s

Society | November 22, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1016
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