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Bulgaria Faces Heavy Rain, Hailstorms, Thunderstorms

Bulgaria's National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (NIMH) issued Wednesday a "code orange" warning for 11 districts and a "code yellow" warning for 16 others.

Society | August 10, 2011, Wednesday // 20:06 | Viewed: 8336

New TV Series Portrays Families Divided between Bulgaria, US

The largest, privately-owned TV channel in Bulgaria bTV is launching in the fall a new series to be aired during prime time.

Society » Culture | August 10, 2011, Wednesday // 15:05 | Viewed: 3181

Bulgaria Murdered PM's Son: Political Foes Evicted Us

The long and weary legal battles over the flat, where Andrey Lukanov, Bulgaria's last Communist prime minister, lived and was shot dead, were hatched by political enemies, according to his son.

Society | August 10, 2011, Wednesday // 15:01 | Viewed: 1573

Bulgaria's Sofia-Varna Train Catches Fire in Latest Railroad Scare

The express train servicing the line between the Bulgarian capital Sofia and the Black Sea city of Varna caught on fire Wednesday.

Society | August 10, 2011, Wednesday // 14:17 | Viewed: 2020

5 at Bulgarian Road Agency Exposed for Communist Security Ties

Bulgaria's Files Commission, a special panel investigating the Communist regime secret files, announces Wednesday the results of its probe at the State Road Agency, NAPI.

Society | August 10, 2011, Wednesday // 13:01 | Viewed: 1685

Sofia Wins Battle over Bulgaria Murdered PM Flat

After two decades of legal battles Sofia municipality has assumed possession of the flat, where Andrey Lukanov, Bulgaria's last Communist prime minister, was shot dead in 1996.

Society | August 9, 2011, Tuesday // 14:54 | Viewed: 1610

11 Bulgarian Regions under Code Yellow over Heat Wave

Code yellow has been declared for 11 Bulgarian regions Tuesday over the forecast of dangerous heat, the Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, BAS, informs.

Society » Environment | August 9, 2011, Tuesday // 08:42 | Viewed: 3314

Macedonia Excited by Hit Bulgarian TV Series

The hit Bulgarian TV series, "Staklen Dom" (Glass Home), has been received with much excitement in Macedonia after airing on Macedonian TV "Kanal 5".

Society » Culture | August 8, 2011, Monday // 15:47 | Viewed: 4459

Bulgarian Yoghurt to Be Showcased on Japanese TV

A Japanese TV crew is shooting a film in the Rhodope Mountains to tell about the famous Bulgarian yoghurt.

Society | August 8, 2011, Monday // 09:53 | Viewed: 1690

Slain Bulgarian Businessman Widow Abruptly Returns to Italy

Darina Pavlova, former Bulgarian model, actress and widow of shady businessman, Iliya Pavlov, had abruptly returned to Italy after, also suddenly, arriving to Bulgaria.

Society | August 8, 2011, Monday // 08:54 | Viewed: 4297

Bulgarian Ministers Celebrate Wedding, Birthdays in Ex King Summer Residence

Bulgaria's Foreign Affairs Minister, Nikolay Mladenov, is going to wed his girlfriend Gergana on August 20th at the Evsinograd State Residence.

Society | August 7, 2011, Sunday // 14:26 | Viewed: 2566

Slain Tycoon's Widow Makes 1st Appearance in Bulgaria

Darina Pavlova, former Bulgarian model, actress and widow of shady businessman, Iliya Pavlov, made Saturday a rare appearance in Bulgaria to attend a mass in Pavlov's honor.

Society | August 7, 2011, Sunday // 12:30 | Viewed: 8112

Emergency Team Restores Sofia Metro Services

Metro services in Sofia between the downtown central subway station Serdika and the Mladost district have been restored Sunday morning.

Society | August 7, 2011, Sunday // 11:44 | Viewed: 1591

Bulgaria Honors Famed Psychic Vanga

Bulgaria's famous clairvoyant Vangelia Gushterova, known as Baba (Grandmother) Vanga is remembered Sunday with a mass served in her honor.

Society | August 7, 2011, Sunday // 10:55 | Viewed: 3477

Bulgaria's Capital 'Breaths' with Temporary Street Closure

Ivan Shishman Street in downtown Sofia was turned pedestrian for Sundays until the end of August in a bid to reduce air pollution from traffic and favor commuting by foot.

Society » Culture | August 7, 2011, Sunday // 10:34 | Viewed: 1871

Breakdown Closes Sofia Subway

The Sofia subway has been blocked and closed both ways between the central metro station Serdika and the Mladost district Sunday morning.

Society | August 7, 2011, Sunday // 10:14 | Viewed: 1255

Earth Harrowed by Strongest Magnetic Storm in Years

An especially strong geomagnetic storm has started late in the night Sunday, according to the Russian Lebedev Physics Institute.

Society » Environment | August 6, 2011, Saturday // 18:37 | Viewed: 2297

French Mayor Uses Bulgarian, Romanian to Fend Off Roma Scavengers

The mayor of the French commune of La Madeleine has issued decrees written in Bulgarian and Romanian, forbidding begging and scavenging.

Society | August 6, 2011, Saturday // 16:25 | Viewed: 3080

Thousands Flock to Gela Folk Gathering in Bulgarian Rhodope

Thousands have flocked to the tiny Rhodope Mountains village of Gela for the traditional yearly folklore gathering, featuring a bagpipe contests.

Society » Culture | August 6, 2011, Saturday // 15:44 | Viewed: 2462

Bulgarian Christians Celebrate Transfiguration of Christ

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church marks Saturday the Feast of the Transfiguration, one of the major religious holidays in the year.

Society | August 6, 2011, Saturday // 10:06 | Viewed: 4001

Sofia Named Permanent Host of Religious Tolerance

Sofia is slated to outshine Jerusalem by becoming a permanent host of a tolerance dialogue between different religions from all over the world.

Society » Culture | August 5, 2011, Friday // 15:30 | Viewed: 3389
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