ARCHIVE - 11 November 2012

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Business

Bulgaria Eyes Construction Projects in Qatar

Bulgarian companies are willing to take part in construction projects in Qatar, it was made clear during Bulgarian Regional Development Minister Lilyana Pavlova's visit to the country.

Business | November 11, 2012, Sunday // 14:46

SP Rating Boost Gets Sofia Mayor Excited

Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova spoke Sunday with much excitement about Standard and Poor's recent raising of the credit rating of the Bulgarian capital.

Business » Finance | November 11, 2012, Sunday // 19:41

Politics

UK Not to Extend Labor Ban on Bulgarians, Romanians Past 2013

Bulgarians and Romanians will gain the unrestricted right to live and work in the UK from December 2013, British Home Secretary Theresa May has confirmed.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 11, 2012, Sunday // 16:17

Society

Meager Turnout Mars Bulgarian Police Brutality Protest

Only about a dozen protesters showed up at what was supposed to be a merger protest rally against police brutality in Bulgaria's capital Sofia Sunday night.

Society | November 11, 2012, Sunday // 17:55

Number of Bulgarian Students in UK Surpasses 5000

More than 5 000 Bulgarians are already enrolled in higher education institutions as of the fall of 2012, according to data of the British Council.

Society » Education | November 11, 2012, Sunday // 16:44

Bulgaria's Rozhen Observatory Forced to Close over Severe Budget Cuts

Bulgaria's Rozhen observatory, the largest in Southeast Europe, will have to stop working in three weeks due to severe budget cuts imposed by the government.

Society » Education | November 11, 2012, Sunday // 12:32

Bulgarian PM to Pay PR Visit to Unique Thracian Treasure

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov is to see the unique gold Thracian treasure recently discovered by archaeologists in the famous Sveshtari tomb, the Bulgarian government's press office has announced.

Society » Archaeology | November 11, 2012, Sunday // 10:38

Sports

Bulgaria Appoints New Rhythmic Gymnastics Head Coach

Ina Ananieva has been appointed as Bulgaria's new rhythmic gymnastics coach.

Sports | November 11, 2012, Sunday // 13:48

Crime

Relatives of Ohrid Lake Victims Seek BGN 10.5 M in Compensation

The families of the 15 Bulgarians, who drowned in the Macedonian Lake Ohrid back in 2009, seek BGN 10.5 M in compensation, it was revealed on Sunday.

Crime | November 11, 2012, Sunday // 11:17

World

Famous British-Soviet Spy George Blake Turns 90 in Russia

British spy turned Soviet agent George Blake celebrated his 90th birthday on Sunday, living a retirement in.

World | November 11, 2012, Sunday // 16:01

Israeli Troops Fire First Shots into Golan Heights, Syria

Israeli troops fired warning shots into Syria Sunday, the Israeli army said in a statement, in what public radio said was the first Israeli fire directed at the military in the Golan Heights area since the 1973 war.

World | November 11, 2012, Sunday // 15:28

It's Official: Obama Wins Florida

US President Barack Obama has narrowly defeated GOP challenger Mitt Romney in Florida, official results have shown.

World | November 11, 2012, Sunday // 13:12

BBC Director General Resigns amid Newsnight Scandal

The BBC's director general, George Entwistle, has resigned in the aftermath of a Newsnight broadcast implicating leading 1980s Tory politician.

World | November 11, 2012, Sunday // 11:47

Strong Quake Jolts Myanmar, at Least 6 Feared Dead

A powerful 6.6 magnitude earthquake shook earthquake struck northern Myanmar on Sunday, killing at least six people, according to local media.

World | November 11, 2012, Sunday // 10:07

Novinite Insider

Bulgarians' Bread and Water, and Mall CULTure

50% of Bulgarians haven't read a single book in the past year, according to a survey entitled "Sofia – a Creative Economy City".

Novinite Insider » Opinions | November 11, 2012, Sunday // 10:04