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Sofia Could Expect Another 4-Magnitude Earthquake in Just Days

The increased recent seismic activity is a source of concern because it creates the possibility of a upcoming strong and destructive for Sofia and Bulgaria earthquake, according to Professor Rangel Gyurov, Chair of the Earth and Environmental Sciences Dep

Society | November 20, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2432

Bulgarians Lead Ranking of Miserable People in Europe - Poll

People who live in Northern Europe are the happiest among the continent's inhabitants, while those from the Balkans are most unhappy, a poll focused on the way of life in different European countries reveals. The poll was conducted by the European Union

Society | November 20, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3285

Bulgaria Football Star Berbatov Institutes Award for Successful Children

The foundation of the Bulgarian football star Dimitar Berbatov officially began collecting nominations for its project "The Successful Children of Bulgaria" open for children ages 6 to 19 in the areas of science, culture and sports. The site of the Dimit

Society | November 20, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1374

Four Die on Bulgarian Roads Overnight

Four passengers died as 28 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 32 passengers were injured in the hits as four of them are in critical condition.

Society | November 20, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1134

Exhibition for 250th Year of Bulgaria's First History Book Opens in Sofia

Bulgaria's Culture Minister Stefan Danailov opened Tuesday a national exhibition dedicated to 250th anniversary since the writing of Bulgaria's history book "Istoriya Slavyanobulgarskaya" by the Bulgarian monk Paisiy Hilendarski in 1762.

Society | November 19, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1613

Sofia University Gives Huge Scientific Award amid 120th Anniversary Celebrations

The Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" is to give an award, amounting at BGN 10,000 for special scientific contributions as a part of the celebrations, which are to mark the institution's 120th anniversary.

Society | November 19, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1267

Two Die on Bulgarian Roads Overnight

Two passengers died as 26 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 29 passengers were injured in the hits as three of them are in critical condition.

Society | November 19, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1310

Bulgarian Employee in US Returns USD 7,500 Found in Shoe Box

A Bulgarian woman, who has recently emigrated to the US, has found on her first day on the job as store clerk USD 7,500 left by mistake in a shoe box and has returned them to the store management. After receiving their money back, the owners have offered

Society | November 18, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2133

Bulgaria Households Financial Wealth Estimated at BGN 33,5 B - Report

The financial wealth of Bulgarian households is estimated at BGN 33,5 B for the third trimester of 2008, according to a research conducted by Industry Watch. The net financial wealth reaches BGN 23,3 B.

Society | November 18, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1428

Snow Blanket Covers Bulgaria's Pamporovo Ski Resort

Snow started falling above Bulgaria's winter resort of Pamporovo on Tuesday morning covering the ground with at least two-centimeter thick blanket. Meteorologists said it is expected to reach up to five centimeters until the end of the day.

Society | November 18, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2484

Another Earthquake Aftershock Scares Sofia

A light earthquake measuring 2,5 on the Richter scale scared the citizens of Sofia at 10:18 am Tuesday, days after a relatively strong quake sent many out on the streets. According to Geophysics Institute at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, light after

Society | November 18, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2370

Three Die on Bulgarian Roads Overnight

Three passengers died as 19 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 24 passengers were injured in the hits as two of them are in critical condition.

Society | November 18, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1193

Bulgaria Prince Kardam is Out of Coma

The Bulgarian Prince Kardam is out of the deep coma he fell into following a serious car accident near the Spanish capital Madrid on August 15, according to Spanish media reports. Kardam is the eldest son of Bulgaria's former Tsar and Prime Minister Sime

Society | November 17, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5496

Muslim Culture Center to Open Doors in Sofia

A culture and information Muslim center for teaching of clergymen, is to be built in Sofia's Malinova Valley district. The announcement was made during the Monday meeting between the capital's Mayor Boyko Borissov and the Head Mufti Alish Hadji.

Society | November 17, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1519

Number of Bulgarian Emigrants to Significantly Decrease in Near Future - Poll

The number of young Bulgarians wishing to emigrate abroad has gone down twice, while 20% of all Bulgarians leaving outside the country plan to return to Bulgaria in the near future, data from a research conducted by the agency for political, marketing and

Society | November 17, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1888

23 Light Aftershocks Shake Sofia after Major Quake

A total of 23 aftershocks has shaken Bulgaria's capital during the weekend following the major earthquake on Saturday evening, authorities reported. "The aftershocks' magnitudes did not measure more than 2 on the Richter scale," said Monday Nikolay Milos

Society | November 17, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1825

Two Die on Bulgarian Roads Overnight

Two passenger died as 24 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 30 people were injured in the hits as five of them are in critical condition.

Society | November 16, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1813

Earthquake Aftershocks Wake Sofia

A light earthquake measuring 3,5 on the Richter scale woke the people living in Sofia Sunday morning at 7:03am, hours after a relatively strong quake send many out on the streets scared by the shaking. According to Geophysics Institute at the Bulgarian A

Society | November 16, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4692

Relatively Strong Earthquake Jolts Sofia

A relatively strong earthquake with three consecutive vertical shocks was felt on Saturday evening, around 10:08 pm everywhere in the Bulgarian capital Sofia. The earthquake had a very short duration of 2,3 seconds, but was enough to send many people out

Society | November 15, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 15336

Bulgaria Opens First Cross-border Labour Market in Spain

The first Bulgaria's labour market meting abroad was opened Saturday in Spain's capital city of Madrid. Representatives of nine Bulgarian and few Spanish companies met potential employees among the Bulgarian diaspora in Madrid.

Society | November 15, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2771

Woman, 2yo Child Die in Car, Excavator Crash in Bulgaria

A young woman and a two-year-old child were killed after the car they were riding in hit against an excavator on the road between the Bulgarian towns of Stara Zagora and Radnevo late on Friday. The driver of the vehicle was taken for a treatment in a nea

Society | November 15, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2114
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