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Holy Scam

Come Easter and hundreds of enterprising businessmen start making loads of unholy cash from scamming their fellow Bulgarians.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | April 5, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 920

Morality Woes

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,

Novinite Insider » Editorial | April 4, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1233

Bulgaria's Hostages in EP - Yes or No?

The European Parliament has been built by elites. But 2007 could be EP's year of Bulgaria's people.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | April 3, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1021

Bulgaria's 666th Absurd

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.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | April 2, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1572

Lies and Politics

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.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | April 1, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 976

Enjoy Bulgaria While It Lasts

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.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | March 30, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1888

Funny With No Bunny

Eggs, rabbits, church - it's that time of the year again. Except maybe without the rabbit.

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(Not So) Great Expectations

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.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | March 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1149

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: 1043

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: 945

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

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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: 1383

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: 829

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: 1906

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: 1293

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: 800
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