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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

Freed Bulgarian Medics Pay Visit to Belgium

The Bulgarian nurses and the Palestine-born doctor Ashraf are to arrive Thursday in Belgium's city of Dinant to thank the local people for supporting the cause of the medics' release from imprisonment in Libya. The mayor of the city has ordered the munic

Society | November 22, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1168

Sofia Airport Resumes Work as Fog Lifts up

Flights at Sofia airport already arrive and depart normally despite bad weather, officials informed.

Society | November 22, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1425

2 Killed in Car Crashes Overnight in Bulgaria

Two people died as 19 heavy car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Rain and fog have caused traffic problems for motorists in Bulgaria.

Society | November 22, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 864

Worst Flood-hit Bulgarian Municipality Lifts Emergency State

Bulgaria's municipality of Stara Zagora announced Wednesday it lifts the state of emergency after floods, although rescue teams continue draining dozens of houses in several villages there. Teams of Civil Defence service are still helping the residents i

Society | November 21, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1372

Just 100 Bulgarian Teachers back on Protest

Just a hundred Bulgarian teachers out of thousands expected, rallied Wednesday in Sofia against the allocation of the GDP to education while lawmakers debated the draft budget bill for 2008. Trade Unions have said the protesters would flood the streets

Society | November 21, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1192

Bulgarian Violin Genius Launches First Tour in Home Country

Vasko Vassilev, a violin virtuoso of universal calibre, is to start November 28 his first tour in Bulgaria to delight the audience with his latest album "Free". The star will stage the first concert of the Freemix Tour in the town of Veliko Tarnovo.

Society | November 21, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3191

Bulgaria Marks Christian Family Day

Bulgarian Orthodox Church marks Wednesday the Entry of the Virgin Mary into the Temple holiday, also known as the Christian Family Day. The holiday is regarded as the beginning of the Christmas Lent and is connected to the upcoming winter and the prepara

Society | November 21, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1558

Bulgaria's Check Point with Turkey Remains Closed after Floods

Traffic across Kapitan Andreevo check point on the border with Turkey, in southeastern Bulgaria, remains disrupted after torrential rains left it under water on Monday.

Society | November 21, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1121

Sofia Overnight Car Crashes Hit Record-High

The capital Sofia broke overnight a new unflattering record by registering a total of 228 traffic accidents, which left five people injured.

Society | November 20, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1330

Alarmed Bulgaria Records One HIV Infection per Day

Bulgarian HIV experts have raised the alarm over an unprecedented growth in infections, saying a new case was registered every day during the first week of the month.

Society | November 20, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1731

Floods Plunge Bulgarian Municipalities into Darkness, Check Point Closed

The torrential rains that swept Bulgaria over the last two days flooded homes, downed bridges, cut electricity and left hundreds of people in need of emergency aid.

Society | November 20, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1443

Bulgarian Town Removes Scandalous Billboard of Gay Idol, Boyfriend

Authorities in the town of Kustendil ordered Monday that a scandalous billboard of Bulgaria's famed Roma gay and popfolk star Azis and his partner should be removed from the central crossing it is placed at. The poster, which shows the new silicone breas

Society | November 19, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 10923

5 Bulgarian Municipalities Declare Emergency after Floods

The municipalities of Radnevo, Galabovo, Tsarevo, Opan and Saedinenie declared a state of emergency after downpours left numerous houses, yards and streets under water.

Society | November 19, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1658
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