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Food – Most Significant Item In Bulgarians' Budget

Bulgarian spend the most significant part of their budget on food and soft drinks, shows the Q2 data of the National Statistics Institute.

Society | August 14, 2014, Thursday // 13:18 | Viewed: 1072

Code Yellow Issued Throughout Bulgaria Over Heatwave

Code Yellow has been issued throughout Bulgaria due to the high temperatures expected to range between 33 C and 38 C, Thursday.

Society | August 14, 2014, Thursday // 10:02 | Viewed: 1901

Childhood Obesity in Bulgaria Growing at Alarming Rate

Childhood obesity in Bulgaria has increased from 12.3% in 2008 to 13.9% in 2014, a new study among 3,353 children at the age of 7 has showed.

Society » Health | August 13, 2014, Wednesday // 16:44 | Viewed: 1317

Number of Bulgarian, Romanian Workers in UK Swelling

The number of Bulgarian and Romanian workers in the UK has reached a new high, according to a British media outlet.

Society | August 13, 2014, Wednesday // 15:52 | Viewed: 1253

Hollywood's Golden Age Actress Lauren Bacall Dies at 89

Iconic film and stage star Lauren Bacall has passed away at the age of 89.

Society » Obituaries | August 13, 2014, Wednesday // 11:48 | Viewed: 882

Heatwave Over Bulgaria To Last Until Week's End

The heatwave over Bulgaria will last till the weekend when a cold front would cool off the air, reports the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology.

Society | August 12, 2014, Tuesday // 16:47 | Viewed: 2181

Police Breaks By Mistake Into Home of Pensioners, Excuse Themselves

Police broke into the home of a 90-year-old pensioner and his wife in Bulgaria's town of Oryahovo early on Tuesday morning, reports the Bulgarian National Radio.

Society » Incidents | August 12, 2014, Tuesday // 15:38 | Viewed: 1233

Unemployment Rates in Bulgaria See Modest Decline in July

In July, the unemployment rates in Bulgaria registered a decline for the sixth consecutive month reaching 10.6%, according to data collected by the National Employment Agency.

Society | August 12, 2014, Tuesday // 12:40 | Viewed: 1021

New Medical Standards To Be Introduced for Bulgaria's GPs

New medical standards will be introduced for Bulgaria's GP medics, reports Sega daily.

Society » Health | August 12, 2014, Tuesday // 12:32 | Viewed: 1060

Dam Failure at 2 Reservoirs Most Likely Cause of Floods in NW Bulgaria

Rupturing in the walls of two dams in the northwestern Vratsa district caused the deadly flooding in the town of Mizia in early August.

Society » Incidents | August 12, 2014, Tuesday // 11:55 | Viewed: 989

Actor Robin Williams Found Dead, Suicide Suspected

Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams was found dead on Monday from a suspected suicide at his home in Northern California.

Society » Obituaries | August 12, 2014, Tuesday // 09:35 | Viewed: 888

Mark Zuckerberg Reportedly Is Of Bulgarian Descent

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is of Bulgarian descent, according to the Macedonian site Republika Online, quoting international media.

Society | August 11, 2014, Monday // 15:56 | Viewed: 1877

Rally Demanding Opening of KTB To Take Place on Monday

A rally demanding the immediate opening of the problem-stricken Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB) will take place in front of Bulgaria's Central Bank on Monday afternoon.

Society | August 11, 2014, Monday // 13:15 | Viewed: 987

Bulgarians Save Up More For Second Supplementary Pension in H1 2014

Bulgarians have saved some BGN 1813.61 on average for their second supplementary pension, the latest data provided by the Financial Supervision Commission showed.

Society | August 11, 2014, Monday // 12:28 | Viewed: 761

Bulgaria's Flood-Stricken Mizia Suffers from Water Shortage

The town of Mizia, where low-lying parts are still under water after last week's flash flood, is already facing scarcity of drinking water, authorities warn.

Society » Incidents | August 10, 2014, Sunday // 15:00 | Viewed: 1102

Brightest Supermoon in 2 Decades to Be Observed Sunday

A full moon which could be seen from across the globe on Sunday will be perceived as 14% larger and 30 percent brighter than usual, scientists say.

Society » Environment | August 10, 2014, Sunday // 13:55 | Viewed: 1220

Bulgaria's Capital Hosts Transport Federation Congress

Over 1700 delegates from 115 countries have gathered for the 43rd International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) Congress due to kick off in Sofia.

Society | August 10, 2014, Sunday // 12:08 | Viewed: 1117

Laptop Prompts Emergency Landing of Turkish Plane at Sofia Airport

A Turkish Airlines passenger jet performed an emergency landing at the Sofia Airport on Saturday, officials say.

Society » Incidents | August 10, 2014, Sunday // 11:46 | Viewed: 1505

Iranian Plane Crashes near Tehran, All Passengers 'Dead'

All 48 passengers and crew members died as a small jet crashed near the airport of Iran's capital Tehran.

Society » Incidents | August 10, 2014, Sunday // 10:40 | Viewed: 958

Over 13,000 Drivers Sanctioned in Bulgaria in One Week

Bulgaria's traffic police imposed fines on more than 13,000 drivers in the first week of August only.

Society | August 9, 2014, Saturday // 15:27 | Viewed: 1705

WHO Declares Ebola Outbreak 'International Public Health Emergency'

The World Health Organization has declared the Ebola outbreak an international public health emergency – its highest-level alert possible, Friday.

Society » Health | August 9, 2014, Saturday // 13:55 | Viewed: 1246
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