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Dead Girl Turns Angel Bringing Hope for Bulgarian Cancer Kids

Bulgarian parents, whose kids are suffering form cancer, have enthusiastically embraced the idea for a new specialized hospital, pledging their support and help to the generous donor.

Society » Health | August 7, 2012, Tuesday // 13:23 | Viewed: 1357

Drivers in Bulgaria Already with Lights On 24/7

Drivers on Bulgarian roads are required to have their lights on during the day too as of Tuesday.

Society | August 7, 2012, Tuesday // 12:32 | Viewed: 1940

Top US Expert: Borisov's Criminal Past Is Common Knowledge

The site for investigative journalism Bivol.bg, official partner of WikiLeaks for Bulgaria, has released their exclusive interview with US journalist and top intelligence expert, Jeff Stein.

Society | August 7, 2012, Tuesday // 11:58 | Viewed: 6326

Bulgaria Watchdog: Why Are TV Ads So Loud?

Bulgaria's media watchdog has set out to publish new rules on television adverts, which often appear louder than the preceding programs.

Society | August 7, 2012, Tuesday // 11:29 | Viewed: 936

2 Critical after Gas Station Blast in Bulgaria

Five people were injured when a tank loaded with fuel exploded at a gas station in the northeastern Bulgaria city of Razgrad late Monday afternoon.

Society | August 7, 2012, Tuesday // 11:24 | Viewed: 1288

Wildfire Delays Burgas-Sofia Express Train

A wildfire has delayed Monday evening by 2.5 hours the express train between the Black Sea city of Burgas and the Bulgarian capital Sofia.

Society » Environment | August 7, 2012, Tuesday // 09:05 | Viewed: 1068

Bulgaria under Heat Alert, Relief in Sight

Code Orange alert for dangerous heat is declared for 21 Bulgarian regions Tuesday.

Society » Environment | August 7, 2012, Tuesday // 08:16 | Viewed: 1331

Sofia to Dismantle Monument near NDK, Central Railway Station Tent

The monument in front of the National Palace of Culture (NDK) in Sofia and the tent over the Sofia Central Railway Station are to be dismantled by the end of the summer.

Society | August 6, 2012, Monday // 14:40 | Viewed: 4568

Bulgarian Official Blames Turkey for Fake Diploma Scandal

Bulgaria is the leader in education in Southeastern Europe even after 22 years of chaotic transition from communism to democracy.

Society » Education | August 6, 2012, Monday // 14:34 | Viewed: 3283

Bulgaria Moved as Bereaved Dad Makes Huge Donation for Cancer Kids

A wealthy Bulgarian businessman, whose little daughter died of cancer, is set to donate millions for building a new and modern hospital in Sofia for children suffering from the terrible disease.

Society » Health | August 6, 2012, Monday // 12:11 | Viewed: 17093

Varna Eco Activists Earn Ban on Sea Garden Vehicle Access

The vehicle access ban in the historical part of the top landmark of Bulgaria's Black Sea capital Varna, the beautiful Sea Garden, became effective Monday.

Society » Environment | August 6, 2012, Monday // 11:38 | Viewed: 1012

Bulgaria's Academy of Sciences Newly Elected Head Dies at 67

Acad. Stefan Dodunekov, the recently elected director of Bulgaria's Academy of Sciences (BAS), has passed away after a short illness. He was 67.

Society » Obituaries | August 6, 2012, Monday // 10:40 | Viewed: 1295

Bulgaria Remains under Dangerous Heat Alert

Code Orange alert for dangerous heat is declared for 17 Bulgarian regions Monday.

Society » Environment | August 6, 2012, Monday // 09:05 | Viewed: 1001

Bulgarian Orthodox Church Celebrates Preobrazhenie

On August 6 the Bulgarian Orthodox Church celebrates the Transfiguration of Jesus Christ (Sveto Preobrazhenie Gospodne).

Society » Culture | August 6, 2012, Monday // 08:37 | Viewed: 1382

Bulgaria-Based Scottish Writer Gets Audiobook Deal with US Company

John Dodds, a Scottish writer, now living in Bulgaria, has received a two book contract for his first crime novels from the USA's leading independent audiobook company, Blackstone Audio, Inc.

Society | August 5, 2012, Sunday // 16:44 | Viewed: 1649

Bulgarian Capital Launches 'Sofia Breathes' Fest

Beginning Sunday, August 5th, as well as the following Sundays until the end of the month different streets in downtown Sofia, will be closed for vehicles under the project called "Sofia Breathes.

Society » Culture | August 5, 2012, Sunday // 14:55 | Viewed: 1744

Bulgarians Win 2 Gold Medals at Linguistics Olympiad

Two Bulgarians have received gold medals at the International Linguistics Olympiad in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Society | August 5, 2012, Sunday // 12:58 | Viewed: 1391

Bulgaria on Alert over Dangerous Heat

Code Yellow has been declared for the major part of Bulgaria for Sunday over the forecast for dangerous heat.

Society » Environment | August 5, 2012, Sunday // 11:25 | Viewed: 1098

Wildfire Burns 2 Houses in Bulgaria before Being Tamed

The wildfire in southern Bulgaria which engulfed and burned down two houses in southern Bulgaria has been tamed at 1 am Sunday.

Society » Environment | August 5, 2012, Sunday // 10:59 | Viewed: 1324

Blazing Summer Breaks 3 Temperature Records in Bulgaria

Another hot summer day Saturday has seen three temperature records in Bulgaria fall, with temperatures at some locations nearing 40 degrees Centigrade.

Society » Environment | August 4, 2012, Saturday // 19:19 | Viewed: 1769

The Average Bulgarian Bought Less than 2 Books in 2011

Bulgarian publishers have announced statistics showing a continuing slump in the yearly sales of books in the country.

Society » Culture | August 4, 2012, Saturday // 18:56 | Viewed: 837
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