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Double Pile-Up on Bulgaria’s Trakia Highway Kills 2

Two people have been reported killed and 5 injured as a result of two chain-reaction accidents on Bulgaria’s Trakia Highway Monday morning.

Society | March 31, 2014, Monday // 10:04 | Viewed: 1551

Bulgarians Move Clocks 1 Hour Forward for Daylight Savings Time

At 3 am on March 30, Bulgarians moved clocks one hour forward to 4 am, switching to Daylight Savings Time.

Society | March 30, 2014, Sunday // 10:03 | Viewed: 1256

5.1 Earthquake Jolts California, Possible Aftershocks

An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 on the Richter scale has shaken Southern California on Friday evening.

Society » Environment | March 29, 2014, Saturday // 12:34 | Viewed: 2159

Bulgaria Set to Switch to Daylight Saving Time

Bulgaria is switching to daylight saving time Sunday, turning clocks one hour ahead.

Society | March 29, 2014, Saturday // 10:03 | Viewed: 1415

Youth Unemployment Drops on Monthly Basis - Bulgaria's Social Min

The problem of youth unemployment in Bulgaria remains serious, but still there is an optimistic trend, according to Social Minister Hasan Ademov.

Society | March 28, 2014, Friday // 17:35 | Viewed: 1343

Governments Demanded of Google Information On 42 000 Accounts

The number of government demands for personal data in Google accounts has risen by 120% in the last four years.

Society | March 28, 2014, Friday // 13:05 | Viewed: 1235

EC Considers Introduction of 'Traffic Light' Food Labels

The European Commission has suggested the introduction of a uniform food labeling scheme, based on a three color classification.

Society » Health | March 28, 2014, Friday // 12:37 | Viewed: 836

3.1-Magnitude Earthquake Registered in Western Bulgaria

A 3.1-magnitude earthquake was reported in western Bulgaria on Friday morning.

Society » Environment | March 28, 2014, Friday // 09:20 | Viewed: 1367

61 Illegal Immigrants Apprehended At Bulgaria's “Green” Border

Sixty-one illegal immigrants were apprehended at Bulgaria's “green” border with Turkey in the last 24 hours, Interior Ministry said.

Society | March 27, 2014, Thursday // 13:41 | Viewed: 1103

Bulgarian Court Acquits Medical Marijuana Grower

The Lovech Regional Court acquitted Marin Kalchev who was tried for owning and growing two cannabis plants in his home.

Society | March 27, 2014, Thursday // 12:50 | Viewed: 2651

Bulgarian Statistical Institute Riven by Scandal over 2011Census Data

Ivan Balev, head of the Demographic and Social Statistics unit of Bulgaria's National Statistical Institute (NSI), has insisted that the 2011 census was deeply flawed.

Society | March 27, 2014, Thursday // 12:20 | Viewed: 1228

Bulgaria's Cleanest Air Is At Rozhen Peak

The cleanest air in Bulgaria is at Rozhen peak in the Rhodope mountains, while  the cities Plovdiv and Varna have the most polluted air.

Society » Environment | March 27, 2014, Thursday // 12:04 | Viewed: 1043

Hugh Laurie To Play In Sofia

Hugh Laurie and his The Copper Bottom Band will have a concert in Sofia on July 11.

Society » Culture | March 26, 2014, Wednesday // 15:19 | Viewed: 1682

Bulgaria's Media Watchdog Slams “Naturalistic” Ads At Dinner Time

Bulgaria's Electronic Media Board (CEM) urges advertisers to limit the “naturalistic” and “physiological” television ads during the traditional dinner time.

Society | March 26, 2014, Wednesday // 14:57 | Viewed: 1154

Personality in the News 2013 Awards to be Held Monday

The annual awards ceremony for "Personality in the News" of Novinite.com and Novinite.bg will take place on Monday, March 31, at the Ceremonial Hall of the Sofia University.

Society | March 26, 2014, Wednesday // 13:56 | Viewed: 1804

Nearly 80% of Bulgarians Never Exercise - Eurobarometer

A great part of 78% of Bulgarian citizens never exercise or play sport, according to the latest Eurobarometer survey on sport and physical activity.

Society » Health | March 26, 2014, Wednesday // 13:20 | Viewed: 1196

Bulgarian Students Awarded NASA Space Settlement Contest Grand Prize

Bulgarian high school students have won NASA's Grand Prize in the 2014 Space Settlement Contest.

Society » Education | March 25, 2014, Tuesday // 18:05 | Viewed: 2695

Bulgaria Among Leaders In Alerts For Dangerous Goods

Bulgaria is in the Top 5 of EU countries with most alerts for dangerous products, shows data of the Rapid Alert System for non-food dangerous products RAPEX.

Society | March 25, 2014, Tuesday // 17:47 | Viewed: 919

Model of Bulgaria's Ancient City of Perperikon Showcased in Belgium

A model of the ancient Thracian city of Perperikon, located in the Eastern Rhodopes, near Bulgaria's town of Kardzhali, will be showcased in several Belgian cities.

Society » Archaeology | March 25, 2014, Tuesday // 17:20 | Viewed: 1325

7 Million People Die of Air Pollution Annually – WHO Report

One in eight of total global deaths is the result of air pollution exposure, according to the new World Health Organization report, released Tuesday.

Society » Health | March 25, 2014, Tuesday // 16:38 | Viewed: 1008

Bulgarians to Use EU Health Insurance Card in Serbia

Bulgarian citizens will be able to use the European Health Insurance Card on the territory of Serbia as of June 1, 2014.

Society » Health | March 25, 2014, Tuesday // 13:09 | Viewed: 1232
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