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Bulgaria Road Carnage Claims One Life, Eighteen Injured

One person is dead and 18 are injured in 16 automobile accidents in Bulgaria in the last 24 hours, according to the press center of the Interior Ministry. The lives of three people are in danger.

Society | May 27, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1307

Bulgaria PM Congratulates Young IT World Champion

The Bulgarian Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev sent Monday a special letter to congratulate the high school junior Aleksandar Kolarski, who won first prize and a gold medal at the World Olympics for IT in Georgia last week. The 18-year Kolarski, who is a

Society | May 26, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1718

Sofia Public Transport Ticket Prices Go Up 43%

The Sofia Mayor Boyko Borisov announced Monday that the regular ticket for one trip in the public transport of the Bulgarian capital would be increased to BGN 1 from the current BGN 0,7.

Society | May 26, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2051

Bulgarian Transport Companies Protest Again over Fuel Prices

Transport companies across Bulgaria go out on yet another protest on Monday over the high fuel prices in the country. Rallies will take place in the coastal cities of Varna and Burgas and other towns, while protests in Sofia may start on Wednesday when p

Society | May 26, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2048

Four People Die on Bulgarian Roads Overnight

Four people died as 29 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 35 people were injured in the hits, as two of them are in critical condition.

Society | May 26, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1046

Bulgaria PM Meets Students Placed Second in NASA Contest

Bulgaria's PM Sergey Stanishev met Sunday the ten high-school students from the city of Varna who placed second in NASA's Space Settlement Contest for 2008. Like NASA specialists, the Premier too was impressed by the project of a cosmic colony named Tang

Society | May 25, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2759

Russia Wins Eurovision Song Contest

Russian singer Dima Bilan won the 2008 Eurovision Song Contest in Belgrade with the song "Believe" in the first triumph for Russia in the competition. Ukraine placed second with Ani Lorak and the song "Shady Lady," while Greece was third with Kalomira's

Society | May 25, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3828

Bulgaria Road Carnage Claims Six Lives Overnight

Six people died as 34 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 43 people were injured in the hits, as four of them are in critical condition.

Society | May 25, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1382

PM Stanishev Honors Rescue of Bulgaria Jews from Nazi Holocaust

The Bulgarian Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev participated Friday in the ceremony honoring the 65-year since the protests from May 24, 1943, with which the Bulgarian citizens opposed the deportation of the Bulgarian Jews to the Nazi death camps. "It is v

Society | May 24, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2286

Forty Students with Alcohol Poisoning after Prom, One in Coma

Forty students most of whom graduating seniors have been hospitalized with alcohol poisoning Friday night in the Bulgarian city of Blagoevgrad after excessive drinking during the high school prom.

Society | May 24, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2693

Hymn of St. Cyril and St. Methodius

By Stoyan Mihaylovski, Ruse, April 15, 1882 Translated into English by Evgeniya Pancheva, Professor of English Literature at Sofia University "St.

Society | May 24, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2049

Bulgaria Celebrates Day of Slavic Script and Bulgarian Culture

People all over Bulgaria are celebrating Saturday one of the country's most important national holidays - May 24, the Day of the Slavic Script and Bulgarian Culture. According to the calendar of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, May 24 is the official Day o

Society | May 24, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3849

Bulgaria Fails to Make the Grade at Eurovision Semi-final

Bulgaria's electronic bid "DJ Take me away" could not go through the second semi-final at Eurovision Song Contest, held Thursday evening in Belgrade. European viewers' votes have not been enough to take Bulgarian representatives "Deep zone project" and B

Society | May 23, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2374

Borisov 4-2 Luzhkov

The football team of Sofia Mayor Boyko Borisov beat the team of Moscow Mayor Yuri Luzhkov 4-2 in a friendly game on Friday. Borisov scored two goals for his municipal team in blue and even had a chance for hattrick after his spectacular fall in the penal

Society | May 23, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1719

Plovdiv Bus Companies Protest over Fuel Prices

Over 750 bus drivers from the public transport companies in the city of Plovdiv and the region protest Friday against the high prices of the fuel in Bulgaria. The buses of all six transport firms operating in the city are travelling with attached Bulgari

Society | May 23, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1873

Bulgaria Road Carnage Claims Three Lives Overnight

Three passengers died as 24 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 28 people were injured in the hits, as three of them are in critical condition.

Society | May 23, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1047

Sofia to Get Rid of 600 000 Tons of Waste, Direction Unknown

"I have no idea where Sofia is directing its packed consumer waste, but it is certainly not Plovid", Plovdiv mayor, Slavcho Atanassovhas stated Thursday.

Society | May 22, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1783

Hailstorm, Torrential Rains Hit Bulgaria's Pleven

After an evening of a true torrential downpour on Wednesday, the region of Bulgaria's northern town of Pleven was hit by a severe hailstorm.

Society | May 22, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2622

Vote for Bulgaria's Cool Electronic Sound at Eurovison Semi-final

Bulgaria's "Deep zone project" and Balthazar are to do their best on Thursday evening to impress the European music fans and win the right to present the country at the Eurovision 2008 contest. The electronic dance song "DJ Take me away" will try to exce

Society | May 22, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3322

Bulgaria's Neighbours Romania, Greece Reach Eurovision'08 Final

Bulgaria's neighbouring countries Romania and Greece are among the contestants that have been classed for the Eurovision 2008 final after the European music fans voted in the first semi-final late on Tuesday. The other states that won the right to repres

Society | May 21, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5728

Parliamentary Group Warns of Drastic Jump in Transport Prices in Bulgaria

Bulgarian New Democracy (BND) issued Wednesday a declaration that aims at warning the citizens of a upcoming drastic jump in transport services prices. Lidiya Shuleva, a member of the group, made a statement during the parliamentary sitting to comment on

Society | May 21, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1328
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