French voters will head to their voting booths on Sunday in the first round of presidential elections to pick a successor to Jacques Chirac.
Why should I care, here in Bulgaria, about who will be the French president over the next five years, you may ask
Some time ago, September 19, two young Bulgarian women died when and old and crumbled building in downtown Sofia collapsed.
Second inaugurations always pose a problem. With nothing left to run for, all the president can do is try to live up to his first term.
Bulgaria's Labour and Social Policy Minister Emiliya Malsarova proved yet again that her "biggest liar of the year" award was well deserved. Somehow she gathered the cheek to tell dozens of pensioners that the current government had been correct in its re
So the Socialists are once again thinking of raising the minimum wage and pensions, as well as raising the government expenditure on education and health care.
Again failing to explain where the money is going to come from.
I gave up on roaming services years ago because it was cheaper to buy pre-paid cards in whatever country I found myself at the time than pay the exorbitant fees demanded by my Bulgarian operator.
So until this week, when the EU took the first tangible st
Who would balk at swapping domestic routines for a taste of self-indulgent downtime in a luxury resort? The major resorts on the Bulgarian Black seacoast, with their relaxed way of life, stunning beaches and high-class accommodation, are a powerful draw f
What it she most grave sickness that could take you out of the prison except death I asked myself in the morning and the answer came just hours later. Epilepsy.
After the final presentation of the MEP candidates' tickets of several Bulgarian parties, it emerged that a few runners have different but still close relations among them.
The leading figures propose their sons, brothers and girlfriends and miraculously
To be honest, I am not particularly interested in football. Yet - as any Bulgarian - I do care whether the national team scores a victory or crashes fans' hopes with yet another tepid performance.
Disillusioned after years of empty hopes and pompous words, the relatives of the five jailed Bulgarian nurses in Libya set up an association to save them. And for the first time in years they asked some questions that none of the politicians, celebrities
Can you imagine living in a world where the crystal clear air smells like roses? Can you imagine getting up on a sunny morning and the first thing you see are fields of roses? Can you imagine your whole world being rose scent, romance and ancient secrets?
There is a place in the sun, where one can buy the most responsible post in a city's legal system only for 1,500 euros. This bonanza for criminals is Bulgaria.
Come Easter and hundreds of enterprising businessmen start making loads of unholy cash from scamming their fellow Bulgarians.
We're in the last week of lent, the week when Christians commemorate the passions of Christ, his crucifixion and resurrection.
It's one of those times when religion, usually relegated to a secondary and tertiary role in the hectic lives we lead nowadays,
The European Parliament has been built by elites. But 2007 could be EP's year of Bulgaria's people.
Religion became the new wicked trend in Bulgaria on the weekend, as the minister of the Bulgarian branch of the Satanist Argenteum Astrum Order demanded this religious philosophy to become an official religion in the country.
by Alex Bivol
On April Fools' Day it makes sense to ask who the biggest liars are, and that's exactly what a group of young Bulgarians from the Youth Initiatives 2004 did on Sunday.
Surveys about gloomy demographics - we have a surfeit of them. It is only rarely that they provoke thoughts, but we should never underestimate their power to provoke guilt.
Eggs, rabbits, church - it's that time of the year again. Except maybe without the rabbit.
By Alex Bivol
Slating the Bulgarian national football team and its manager, Hristo Stoitchkov, has become a fashionable thing to do in the past couple of years.
Bulgarian Rose Products Are Very Popular in China
A 24-year-old Hit a Doctor After a Noise Complaint