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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: 15357

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: 2116

Bulgaria to Get Part of St. Klimen Ohridski's Relics from Macedonia

Bulgaria is to get part of the relics of Saint Kliment Ohridski from Macedonia after the Orthodox Church authorities in Skopje decided to satisfy the demand of Plovdiv Bishop Nikolay, Darik News reported Saturday. The relics' giving will be performed by

Society | November 15, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2496

One of Every Ten Bulgarians Has Diabetes

One of every ten Bulgarians has diabetes while 70% of them receive poor health care, according to a report of the International Diabetes Foundation. Data from the report shows that about 600,000 Bulgarians suffer diabetes.

Society | November 14, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1929

Sofia Mayor Opens New Playground

Sofia Mayor Boyko Borissov opened Friday a new playground in Razsadnika neighbourhood in Bulgaria's capital. A total of BGN 65,000 has been invested in the facility's construction.

Society | November 14, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1416

Bulgaria Introduces Huge Fines for Fake Emergency Calls

Bulgaria's Parliament adopted Friday the new Law for the National Emergency Call System with an Unified European Number that provides for imposing fines of up to BGN 20,000 for fake alerts made over the new emergency 112 phone line. The 112 line would be

Society | November 14, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 920

N.O.H.A, Kompott and Kosta Kostov Play at First Teren Party in Sofia

Fans of the experimental sound are to enjoy November 22 the extravagant Teren party in the 4th kilometer club in Sofia, where bands N.O.

Society | November 13, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3561

Kremikovtzi Workers Hit Streets Again

The workers of Bulgaria's troubled steel-maker Kremikovtzi are continuing their protests downtown Sofia on Thursday, blocking the traffic in the congested capital. On Wednesday the workers declared civil disobedience, as according to them PM Sergey Stani

Society | November 13, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1522

One Dies on Bulgarian Roads Overnight

One passenger died as 24 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 31 passengers were injured in the hits as three of them are in critical condition.

Society | November 13, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1465

Second Richest Bulgarian Receives BGN 503 Monthly Salary

The second richest Bulgarian, businessman Hristo Kovachki lives on a BGN 503 monthly salary, according to a reference made with the Bulgarian National Social Security Institute (NOI), the Bulgarian Information Agency BGNES reported. For the period of Mar

Society | November 12, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4735

Protesters Cause Cancellation of Presentation of Burgas- Alexandroupolis Project

A loud protest rally interrupted on Wednesday a scheduled presentation about the construction ot the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil line to be conducted by the "Trans Balkan Pipeline company", About 50 people busted in the conference hall in the Black Sea

Society | November 12, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2057

Protesting Kremikovtzi Workers Now Block Roads

Protesting workers of Bulgaria's troubled steel-maker Kremikovtzi have briefly blocked roads outside Sofia, obstructing the traffic going towards the Hemus motorway.

Society | November 12, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1277

Drunk Ambulance Driver Causes Crash in Bulgaria's Lovech

A drunk ambulance driver caused a crash in the northern Bulgarian town of Lovech, but luckily no one was injured in the incident, police reported. The man who drove the ambulance into the opposite lane, thus hitting a car, was steering with blood alcohol

Society | November 12, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2459

Sofia City Bus Crashes into Car, One Injured

A public transport bus crashed Tuesday evening into a car on the Sofia ring road and a passenger traveling in the car was injured, police reported. The injured woman is in hospital but her life is out of danger.

Society | November 12, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1287

Kremikovtzi Workers' Bus Protest Causes Apocalyptic Traffic Jams in Sofia

2000 workers from the insolvent steel-maker Kremikovtzi arrived in downtown Sofia with about 70 buses Wednesday morning to continue their protests over the unclear future of the factory causing enormous traffic jams in the Bulgarian capital. The bus rall

Society | November 12, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2343

Bulgaria Historical Museum Aquires Saint Joseph's Relics

The Bulgarian National Historical Museum (NIM) in Sofia has received an offer to purchase the relics of Saint Joseph, the Director of the museum reported. The relics lie in an oval silver casket with gold incrustations, sealed with a small red wax seal a

Society | November 11, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2351

Bulgaria Trade Unions Call Companies Tied to Kremikovtzi on Effective Strike

The National Strike Committee at the Independent Trade Unions Confederation in Bulgaria (KNSB) has issued an appeal to all their structures in companies bound with Bulgaria's largest steel mill "Kremikovtzi" to prepare for effective solidarity strike. Th

Society | November 11, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1629

Bulgaria Commemorates 90th Anniversary since End of World War I

A remembrance ceremony on the occasion of the 90th anniversary since the end of the World War I was held Tuesday in Sofia. Bulgaria's EU Affairs Minister Gergana Grancharova along with the French Ambassador to the country Etienne de Poncins laid wreaths

Society | November 11, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1654
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