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Just Pay, Bulgarians, Don't Ask Why

Sofia citizens will be obliged to pay for a children's water festival, a satellite photo of the capital and the medical checks of Sofiyska Voda's staff, the business plan of the company shows. Those, who prepared the procedure, missed the most important

Novinite Insider » Editorial | March 28, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1041

A Decent Dissident Plan Gone Awry

There are two things in life that one should never compromise with, people say - health and dignity. In private life, I would add.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | March 27, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 859

VIP Crisis

Bulgaria's second edition of VIP Brother showed once again that in a country of seven million it doesn't take much to be dubbed a star.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | March 26, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 826

Are Journalists an Insolent Tribe?

On Sunday Sofia's Prosecutor Office announced all court guards will undergo checks because journalists complained they are treated rudely and even get bruises sometimes.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | March 25, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 943

A Day Out in Lovech and Troyan

If you have a spare day, the weather is nice and you feel like taking a quick dip into Bulgaria's history, while also making it back to Sofia in time for dinner, you may consider spending a day in Lovech and Troyan. The two towns are about 160 kilometres

Novinite Insider » Destinations | | Viewed: 3167

Bulgaria in EU - 3 Months and 10 Qs

As the EU celebrates the 50th birthday of the European project, we look at the pressing questions that nearly three months of full-fledged membership brought to Bulgaria and its people.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | March 23, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1146

Libyan Officer Tried in Absentia for Bulgarian Nurse's Death

By Bogdana Lazarova, Nikolay Hristov Darik News*

Novinite Insider » Editorial | March 23, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1380

Fined for Doing Somebody Else's Work?

Usually when you do something for somebody else you get money for this. Why then Bulgarians insist on imposing fines on the poor MPs, who just render a favour to their colleagues by going to work and voting instead of them?

Novinite Insider » Editorial | March 22, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 827

The Twilight Zone

By Petya Sabinova The majority of Bulgarians have no clue on how to vote for MEPs, a survey says but something tells me that is the least of the problems politicians are facing today.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | March 21, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1018

Of Freedoms and Censorship

By Alex Bivol Have you seen the latest YouTube clip that is taking the US political establishment by storm?

Novinite Insider » Editorial | March 20, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 944

Crash 2000 vs Natura 2000

Bulgaria's Supreme Administration Court decided Monday that professionals should do a technical expertise for delimiting the frontiers of the Natural Park of Strandzha. Why is that?

Novinite Insider » Editorial | March 19, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1901

Disgrace in Iraq - How Much is Too Much?

By Milena Hristova A Web video surfaced over the weekend, (not) accidentally coinciding with the fourth anniversary since the start of the Iraq war.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | March 18, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1292

News Sickness

By Milena Hristova The key to understanding the way Bulgaria is run now is Gogol's play, The Government Inspector.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | March 16, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 799

US Air Force Col.: Bulgaria - Option for Military Base aganst Iran

Sam Gardiner is a retired Air Force Colonel and described as "an expert in military strategy and an expert on strategic games". In Bulgaria he is famous as the person who included the country in a possible future war against Iran.

Novinite Insider » Interview | March 16, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4429

The Dangerous Necessity

By Bogdana Lazarova, Nikolay Hristov Darik News*

Novinite Insider » Editorial | March 16, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1650

Dreaming Away at Balchik Palace

The concept of harmony between man and nature was the foundation, on which the palace at the coastal town of Balchik was built, while the Baha'i cult to beauty breathed life into it. Turning into reality the dreams of an eccentric Romanian queen - Marie o

Novinite Insider » Destinations | | Viewed: 3440

The Great Tax(i)pectations

by Lora Petrova Since the day a Bulgarian taxi driver was killed by a client last month, things went totally wrong.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | March 14, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 914

Of iPods and EU Commissioners

By Alex Bivol Bulgaria's European commissioner Meglena Kuneva ticked off a lot of technology buffs by taking a swipe at Apple's iPod at the weekend, but could her misstep actually bring about something good?

Novinite Insider » Editorial | March 13, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1817

The Nuke Deal Fallout

By Milena Hristova Bulgaria's Energy Minister Rumen Ovcharov is a tough and obstinate man.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | March 12, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1202

Terror, Defined

By Petya Sabinova On the day that Europe commemorates terrorism victims, Bulgarians anxiously followed reports to see what new travesty Libya will come up with this time.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | March 11, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1240

MEP Mania

By Petya Sabinova Bulgaria's MPs only had to set the date for the MEP elections, for rivaling parties to pull out the heavy artillery.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | March 10, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1099
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