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Mount Freedom

Events that took place on this hill almost 130 years ago have inspired many a poems, the best and most moving one being Ivan Vazov's classic "Epic of the Forgotten". Today, it is still one of the main symbols of Bulgaria's fight for liberation and hundred

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Undead Flames

by Svetoslav Ivanov, Darik News* Bulgarian journalist Svetoslav Ivanov lifts the curtain of the Lockerbie assault, making unexpected disclosures

Novinite Insider » Editorial | March 2, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2448

Witness: Kuzov Paid Underage Boys BGN 2 for Oral Sex

Sofia City Court held another sitting on the case of MP Vladimir Kuzov, who is charged with having homosexual intercourse with the 13-year-old Nikolay Kirilov in 2001.

Novinite Insider » Interview | March 2, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5748

Rich but Homeless

by Lora Petrova It's been years since Bulgaria's pensioners have been living on their miserable pensions.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | March 1, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 970

And Chaos Shall Reign Again

by Lora Petrova Is there or is there not chaos in Bulgaria's healthcare system? Some say there is for sure not just chaos but complete and total annihilation, the system is absolutely inoperative and it is falling with the speed of light in the deepest a

Novinite Insider » Editorial | February 28, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 955

Spiking the Punch

By Petya Sabinova When Ataka first made it to Parliament it was fun, because there was finally someone (other from Ivan Kostov) to stir controversy.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | February 27, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 924

Neighbourly Heat-up

By Petya Sabinova Dumbfounded by their own system for heating calculation, Sofia's Toplofikatsia have come up with the perfect plan to stop people from cheating their neighbours and the state.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | February 26, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 933

TV Disservices in Bulgaria

by Milena Hristova I flicked on the TV, raced the remote through the myriad of action movies, soap operas and sms games, before ending up, a few hours later, watching the evening news -- self-important and endleslly repetitive.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | February 25, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 976

So Badly Lost in Linguistic Meaning

by Lora Petrova It has been an interesting day today for linguistics and politics togheter.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | February 23, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1115

Up the Hills and into History

Bulgaria's history is a rich one, speckled with fierce battles and great leaders and throughout the country there are places that have kept the spirit of those times. A preferred destination for retirees from the UK, Veliko Tarnovo is one such place - a p

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Post-Modern Fairytale of Garbage, Budget and a Wolf, Pt. 2

by Lora Petrova Remember the time when Sofia municipality discussed their BGN 615 M budget for 2007? They adopted it finally on Thursday, setting the sum to BGN 630 M, which is 15 millions more than expected.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | February 22, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 989

Short on Everything

by Lora Petrova Bulgaria is still a poor EU member state.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | February 21, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 928

Go Nuts

By Petya Sabinova It is so stupid and comical that even a filmmaker couldn't think of it.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | February 20, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 863

Spare the Rod and Spoil the Child

by Lora Petrova Bulgaria's government intends to reduce the number of children who drop out of school from the current 20% to 15% until 2009.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | February 19, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 999

The Real Criminals

By Petya Sabinova Finally, this Saturday, Bulgarians had the chance to find out who the real criminals in the country are.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | February 18, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 944

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: 17309

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: 748

Saints' Battle for Bulgarian Hearts

by Margarita Stoyancheva Today all Bulgarians celebrate.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | February 14, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 981

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
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