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There's Something Rotten in the State of Bulgaria

by Lora Petrova There is something rotten in the sate of Bulgaria these days for sure.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | February 16, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1164

The War of Pimps and Prostitutes in Bulgaria's Seaside Varna

By Bogdana Lazarova, Nikolay Hristov* Lately, Bulgaria's interior ministry is fervidly discussing all the possible ways for restricting the prostitution in the country.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | February 16, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 17275

Little Vienna Under the Bridge

When Bulgaria was preparing to pop the champagne in the very last seconds of its existence as a non-EU country, many chose to celebrate in an unusual way, going to the Danube Bridge and being the first to cross a now obsolete border. Now, a month and a ha

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Cashing In On It

By Petya Sabinova "Enterpreneural" Bulgarians have often managed to surprise authorities with their business ideas that sometimes are outright illegal and may even endanger lives.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | February 15, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 747

Saints' Battle for Bulgarian Hearts

by Margarita Stoyancheva Today all Bulgarians celebrate.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | February 14, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 978

Jailhouse Rock

by Lora Petrova Free like birds they want to be, the Bulgarian jailbirds.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | February 13, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 911

Welcome to Comedy Land

By Petya Sabinova How can one not love Bulgaria? Every time I get bored, all I need to do is browse through the newspapers for the latest crazy idea someone gives birth to in this loony country and life's fun again.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | February 12, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 797

A Tale of Two Worlds in One City

By Milena Hristova Bulgaria last week was largely a tale of one city and two worlds in it.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | February 11, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 778

Robert Black: Locerkbie Trial was Failure

Professor Robert Black QC, FRSA, FRSE, FFCS, ILTM is Professor Emeritus of Scots Law at the University of Edinburgh. Professor Robert Black has taken a close personal and professional interest in the Pan Am Flight 103 bombing of December 21, 1988, particu

Novinite Insider » Interview | February 9, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2770

The Unconquerable Fortress

You don't need to go to Denmark, France or Britain if you want to see medieval fotresses and palaces. You can just come to visit Bulgaria and see with your own eyes what an unscalable fotress means.

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Anger, Displaced

By Petya Sabinova Bulgaria's taxi drivers are a united bunch, just ask anyone who has ever argued over the bill.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | February 9, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 732

Killing me Softly (with a Cane)

by Lora Petrova Another week, another Thursday of Bulgarian pensioners' protest.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | February 8, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 734

Post-Modern Fairytale of Garbage, Budget and a Wolf

by Lora Petrova Sofia municipality draft budget for 2007 amounts to BGN 615 M, from which about BGN 98 M are allocated for cleaning.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | February 7, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 852

Home Alone

By Petya Sabinova Here in Bulgaria we are used to seeing cases of reckless abandonment.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | February 6, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 684

Environment-Friendly Terror?

By Milena Hristova Baron Munchausen flying into the mountain resort of Bansko on the back of a cannonball.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | February 5, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 749

Vox Populi(sm)

By Ivelina Puhaleva The most delicate - and most exploited - aspect of democracy is its reference to the people, demos or populus, if you wish to call it.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | February 4, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 663

Oops, He Did it Again

by Lora Petrova Oops, I think he did it again.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | February 2, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 840

In the Hearth of Bulgarian Melpomena

Bulgaria's National Theater Ivan Vazov with its 100 years of history is one of Sofia's emblematic cultural monuments. The City Garden in front of the theatre's renovated building has been a favourite place for walks and social meetings of Bulgaria's court

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No Smoker is a Sinner

by Lora Petrova For the first time since Bulgaria joined the EU, the country did not obey the Brussels's will, trying to prove smokers are not sinners.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | February 1, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 961

For God's Sake, Brothers, Forget about Logic!

By Milena Hristova It's a sure bet that you remember the famous phase, uttered by Bulgaria's prime minister Dimitar Popov in the early years of the country's market economy: "For God's sake, brothers, don't shop!" Fifteen years later, days after Bulgari

Novinite Insider » Editorial | January 31, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 810

Phil Flynn: IRA Robbery Thing Spoiled Our Plans for Bulgaria

Phil Flynn is one of the two Irish businessmen, who were probed over IRA money laundry scandal. He was approached by Tsvetana Minkova from Darik News after Kathryn Nelson, an Irish woman caught up in money laundering investigations following the Northern

Novinite Insider » Interview | January 30, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2948