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Sofia Car-hit Teen Remains in Coma

The teenage girl, 13, who was hit by a car early Thursday morning, while trying to cross a major intersection in Bulgaria's capital Sofia, remains in critical condition.

Society | November 5, 2011, Saturday // 11:49 | Viewed: 1542

Bulgarian Orthodox Church Marks Archangel All Souls' Day

Bulgaria's Christian Orthodox Church honors Saturday the All Souls' Day before the Day of St.

Society » Culture | November 5, 2011, Saturday // 10:08 | Viewed: 2207

Bulgaria's Hit Crime Series 'Undercover' in USA

Hit Bulgarian TV series "Undercover" ("Pod Prikritie") has been formally presented at the annual American Film Market.

Society » Culture | November 4, 2011, Friday // 13:06 | Viewed: 18843

Bulgarian ER Doctor Sacked for Shopping On Duty

A female doctor from the emergency center in Bulgaria's capital Sofia has been fired for going shopping in the mall in an ambulance transporting a woman suffering from possible heart attack.

Society | November 4, 2011, Friday // 12:15 | Viewed: 2050

32 Compete for Bulgaria's Human of the Year

Thirty two Bulgarians and Bulgarian organizations were nominated for the Human of the Year 2011 annual awards of Bulgaria's Helsinki Committee for contributions to human rights.

Society | November 3, 2011, Thursday // 20:07 | Viewed: 1945

Scandalous Bulgarian Court Head Appeals Sacking Rule

Vladmira Yaneva, whose appointment as Chair of the Sofia City Court, was overturned by Bulgaria's Supreme Administrative Court (VAS) vows to appeal the rule.

Society | November 3, 2011, Thursday // 18:42 | Viewed: 1454

Bulgarian Supreme Magistrates Overturn Controversial Court Head Appointment

Bulgaria's Supreme Administrative Court (VAS) overturned the Supreme Judicial Council's (VSS) controversial appointment of Vladmira Yaneva as Chair of the Sofia City Court.

Society | November 3, 2011, Thursday // 17:45 | Viewed: 1525

Tram Driver at Fault in Sofia Crash over Talking on Phone

The driver of a tram was at fault for the serious accident in which 17 people were injured in downtown Sofia exactly two weeks ago.

Society | November 3, 2011, Thursday // 15:45 | Viewed: 2814

Bulgaria's Emergency Care Centers to Be Integrated into District Hospitals

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has said that Emergency Care Centers must become units of district hospitals, although the step will cause 1300 people to lose their jobs.

Society » Health | November 3, 2011, Thursday // 15:37 | Viewed: 1725

Horrific Car Accident Sends Sofia Teen in Coma

A teenage girl, 13, was hit by a car early Thursday morning while trying to cross a major intersection in Bulgaria's capital Sofia.

Society | November 3, 2011, Thursday // 14:23 | Viewed: 1676

6 Stray Puppies Born in Bulgarian Parliament's Backyard Seek Home

The story of a pack of stray newborn puppies has toured Facebook, dawing responses from scores of potential adopters.

Society | November 3, 2011, Thursday // 14:16 | Viewed: 1500

Bulgarian Red Cross to Spin Off Mountain Rescue Service

The Mountain Rescue Service is about to be spun off from the Bulgarian Red Cross (BRC), according to a proposal of the government cited in a Wednesday statement of its press office.

Society | November 2, 2011, Wednesday // 17:55 | Viewed: 1709

UN Ranks Bulgaria among 'High Human Development' Countries

Bulgaria has been ranked 55th in UN's Human Development Index, the organization's new report shows.

Society | November 2, 2011, Wednesday // 16:58 | Viewed: 7553

Archaeologists Discover Gold Treasure of Medieval Bulgarian Dynasty

A total of 18 gold coins minted by medieval Bulgarian Tsar Ivan Alexander (r. 1331-1371) have been discovered by the team of renowned Bulgarian archaeologist Prof. Nikolay Ovcharov.

Society » Archaeology | November 2, 2011, Wednesday // 16:55 | Viewed: 10225

FinMin Threatens Bulgarian Science Academy with Even More Budget Cutting

The state budget financing of Bulgaria's Academy of Sciences will be cut even more drastically in 2013, the country's Finance Minister Simeon Djankov revealed on Wednesday.

Society » Education | November 2, 2011, Wednesday // 16:15 | Viewed: 1350

New President Vows Support for Bulgarian Christmas Charity

The 'Bulgarian Christmas' charity, which was set up by outgoing President Georgi Parvanov in 2002 to give sick childs a hope, will be fully supported by his successor.

Society | November 2, 2011, Wednesday // 14:51 | Viewed: 1268

Bulgarian Antarctic Expeditions Forced to Hitchhike Amid Scant Financing

The 20th Bulgarian expedition to the Antarctic will set out early November amid serious financial difficulties.

Society » Environment | November 1, 2011, Tuesday // 16:54 | Viewed: 2500

Researchers: Bulgarian Govt Wants To Eat Archaeology, Have It Too

Bulgarian archaeologists have joined other researchers from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences protesting Tuesday the latest budget cuts for their institution, which they say will doom it to death.

Society | November 1, 2011, Tuesday // 15:36 | Viewed: 2090

Sofia Architecture Week Opens in Bulgaria's Capital

The "SAW 2011" (Sofia Architecture Week 2011) festival is opening Tuesday in the Bulgarian capital.

Society » Culture | November 1, 2011, Tuesday // 12:22 | Viewed: 2138

Bulgarian Researchers Tie the Noose, PM: Get a Life!

Researchers from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences have gone on protest Tuesday against the latest budget cut for their institution previewed in Bulgaria's state budget for 2012.

Society » Education | November 1, 2011, Tuesday // 11:12 | Viewed: 2256

Bulgaria Pays Tribute to Its Enlighteners

Bulgaria marks on November 1 the National Enlighteners Day with a series of events organized all across the country.

Society » Culture | November 1, 2011, Tuesday // 07:55 | Viewed: 1992
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