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Parade Rehearsal Closes Streets in Sofia

Military parade rehearsal ahead of March 6, the Day of Valour, would close some of the streets downtown Sofia, authorities reported. Vehicles will not be allowed Sunday on St.

Society | May 4, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1287

Spring Folklore Festival Starts in Sofia

International folklore festival is to delight visitors and citizens of Sofia during the weekend if they decide to go to the park in front the National Theatre Ivan Vazov downtown the capital. Folklore dance groups and singers from Russia, Greece, Croatia

Society | May 3, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3415

16 Injured in Crashes on Bulgarian Roads Overnight

Sixteen people were injured in 11 heavy car crashes reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. One of the people injured in the hits remains in critical condition.

Society | May 3, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1268

4-Member Family Jumps off Burning Building in Sofia, 1 Dead

A man, a woman and their two children were injured after they jumped off the roof of the residential building they lived in, attempting to escape the flames that had enveloped their Sofia flat on Friday. The woman died in hospital shortly after the accid

Society | May 2, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2045

Rains, Thunders to Oust Sunny Weather in Bulgaria

Bulgarians will temporarily take leave of the sunny and warm weather they have recently enjoyed as rains and thunder storms are expected in the country, meteorologists predicted. Cooler winds are to start blowing first in the western part of the Danube P

Society | May 2, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2152

Tour Taxi Hits against a Tree in Sofia, 5 Hurt

A tour taxi hit against a tree in Sofia's Nadezhda neighborhood on Thursday afternoon, leaving five passengers injured. The victims, four women and a man have been immediately rushed to Pirogov Emergency Institute.

Society | May 1, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1223

Bulgarian National TV Bus Overturns, 6 Injured

A total of six employees of the Bulgarian National Television were injured after the bus they were riding in overturned near the town of Levski on Thursday. The lives of all the people hurt are not in danger, medical experts reported.

Society | May 1, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1354

279 Bulgarians Killed in Car Hits for 4 Months

The number of the Bulgarian passengers, who died on the roads across the country since the beginning of the year has already reached 279, data of the Interior Ministry revealed. More than 2,300 people suffered heavy injuries in all 2,165 crashes that occ

Society | May 1, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1601

Bulgaria Traffic Police Call on Holidaymakers to Avoid Driving on Main Roads

Bulgaria's Traffic Police Department called on the people, who have decided to travel in the next six free days, not to drive in the main roads and motorways across the country so that severe jams could be avoided. Clogging is expected on Hemus highway a

Society | May 1, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1635

Bulgaria Socialists Mark International Labour Day

Bulgaria's socialists celebrated Thursday the International Labour Day with a rally and a concert held in Sofia's Borissova Garden. As May 1 is also marked as the Day of the leftist press, Prime Minister and leader of the left-wingers in Bulgaria Sergey

Society | May 1, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1532

Mayor: Time of Repair Works in Sofia Streets Could be Extended

The time for completing the planned repairs in some Sofia centre streets could be extended for several hours, Mayor Boyko Borissov said Wednesday during an inspection of the construction works. "The prolonging will take place so that we can be sure the f

Society | April 30, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1561

Bulgaria's Bid Listed among Favourites at Eurovision 2008

The electronic dance song, which was surprisingly picked to represent Bulgaria at the Eurovision 2008, has recently appeared to be among the favourites in the music contest, critics claim. "DJ Take me away" of "Deep zone project" and Balthazar ranks eigh

Society | April 30, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4820

9 Central Sofia Streets Closed over Repair Works

A total of nine streets in downtown Bulgaria's capital have been closed Tuesday over the ongoing major repair works.

Society | April 29, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1445

12 Injured in Crashes on Bulgaria Roads Overnight

Twelve people were injured in 11 heavy car crashes reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. One of the people injured in the hits remains in critical condition.

Society | April 29, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1007

Bulgaria Army Shows off Newest Armored Carrier on St.George's Day Parade

The Bulgarian Army is going to present for the first its newest armored carrier M1117 during the coming military parade for its holiday, St.George's Day, May 6.

Society | April 29, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2849

Stoichkov Beats up Photographer in Barcelona - Report

Football star Hristo Stoichkov has hit a Bulgarian photo reporter in Barcelona, bTV channel informed. Photographer Lubomir Asenov, who was in Spain for a Formula 1 race explained he saw Stoichkov in a restaurant and took a photo of him.

Society | April 28, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1943

Traffic Jam Blocks Trakia Highway after Easter

Traffic jam has started to block the Trakia highway on Monday as thousands of people are returning to Sofia after the Easter holidays. Police warned that rain in the regions of Plovdiv and Pazardzhik is further aggravating the situation and plead with mo

Society | April 28, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2458

Bulgaria Road Carnage Claims 4 Lives Overnight

Four lives were claimed in 23 heavy car crashes reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 33 people were injured in the hits, as five of them are in critical condition.

Society | April 28, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1169

1 Dead, 5 Injured in Heavy Car, Minibus Crash in Bulgaria

A 47-year-old woman died on spot and five other passengers were injured in a horror crash that occurred Sunday afternoon near Bulgaria's village of Kazachevo. A child at the age of six is among those, who suffered severe injuries in the hit between a car

Society | April 27, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1603

Sofia Cathedral Welcomes Believers for Easter Mass

Sofia's St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral opened its doors on Sunday to welcome all believers who came to attend the Pasha Mass.

Society | April 27, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1605

Burning Candle Causes Fire in Residential Building Downtown Sofia

A burning candle caused a huge fire in a flat on a central crossing in Bulgaria's capital city of Sofia on Sunday. The two elderly women, who live in the apartment, have been taken to Sofia's Pirogov Emergency Institute after they breathe in the thick sm

Society | April 27, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1442
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