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Bulgarian Archeaologists Investigate Mysterious Death

Bulgarian archaeologists uncovered a human skeleton dating some 6,500 years back believed to belong to a person who died a violent death.

Society » Archaeology | June 29, 2011, Wednesday // 14:37 | Viewed: 1809

MEPs to Visit Bulgaria to Discuss Environmental Petitions

Members of the European Parliament's Petitions Committee will arrive in Bulgaria on a two-day fact-finding mission to discuss the situation of sites in Suhodol, Rila and the Rhodope Mountains that have been the subject of petitions.

Society » Environment | June 29, 2011, Wednesday // 14:03 | Viewed: 1731

Parks in Bulgaria's Capital Face Spider Trucks Invasion

Many drivers will have a good reason to get angry at Sofia municipality by the end of the week over the use of spider trucks to remove vehicles from the capital's parks and sidewalks.

Society | June 29, 2011, Wednesday // 12:26 | Viewed: 2788

Bulgarian Sofia Municipality to Discuss Controversial Soviet Monument's Future

The municipal council of Bulgaria's capital Sofia has scheduled an emergency sitting Wednesday to discuss the future of the Soviet Army monument in its downtown, which suffered a controversial makeover recently.

Society | June 29, 2011, Wednesday // 10:19 | Viewed: 3313

Day of St Peter Preaches Half-Day Work in Bulgaria

Bulgaria's Orthodox Church is celebrating the day of St Peter and Paul (Pavel in Bulgarian) when - tradition says - people should work only until noontime.

Society | June 29, 2011, Wednesday // 08:19 | Viewed: 2197

Bulgarian Govt Fires Head of Agrarian Academy, Opposition Cries Foul

Bulgaria's PM Boyko Borisov released the president of the national Agrarian Academy, Prof.

Society » Education | June 28, 2011, Tuesday // 17:55 | Viewed: 2017

Macedonia Erects Monument of Great Bulgarian Tsar Samuil

An imposing monument of famed Bulgarian Medieval Tsar Samuil was erected in the Macedonian capital Skopje Tuesday.

Society | June 28, 2011, Tuesday // 16:58 | Viewed: 11800

E.coli Outbreak Claims Four New Victims

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Society » Health | June 28, 2011, Tuesday // 11:23 | Viewed: 1631

Draft Bill on Legalization of Euthanasia in Bulgaria Enters Parliament

Bulgaria should allow euthanasia at the request of the patient or their relatives, according to a draft bill submitted to Parliament by socialist MP Lyuben Kornezov.

Society | June 28, 2011, Tuesday // 10:33 | Viewed: 2521

Bulgarian Left Wing Parties Demand Referendums on Shale Gas Exploration

Bulgaria must hold local referendums in Dobrudzha on shale gas exploration and production, said Monday left-wing MP Anton Kutev at a press conference in Siistra.

Society » Environment | June 28, 2011, Tuesday // 09:06 | Viewed: 1562

Bulgarian PM Inaugurates Reconstructed Section of Lomsko Shose Blvd in Sofia

The expanded Lomsko Shose Blvd in Sofia was opened for traffic Monday, with vehicles now freely travelling between Han Kubrat Str and Beli Dunav Str.

Society | June 27, 2011, Monday // 18:17 | Viewed: 1684

Stop Sign for 37 Bulgarian Buses after Crash-Prompted Checks

Thirty-seven buses have been withdrawn from Bulgaria's fleet during massive inspections by the local transport authorities in the wake of a deadly crash earlier this month.

Society | June 27, 2011, Monday // 17:49 | Viewed: 1845

Bulgarian Banksy Has Fled Abroad - Report

The anonymous artist, dubbed the Banksy of Bulgaria, who gave statues of Red Army soldiers in the capital Sofia a US pop culture facelift, triggering a heated controversy, has fled the country, according to unconfirmed information.

Society | June 27, 2011, Monday // 16:29 | Viewed: 3353

Bulgarian Facebook Users Launch 'No PM Borisov Day' Event

A public Facebook event under the title "A Day Without Boyko Borisov" has been created by Bulgarian users protesting the Bulgarian PM's ubiquity in the media world.

Society | June 26, 2011, Sunday // 19:40 | Viewed: 2331

PM Borisov: Bulgarians Need More Self-Esteem

Bulgarians need a higher dose of self-confidence to ensure the prosperity of their country, according to PM Boyko Borisov.

Society | June 26, 2011, Sunday // 18:13 | Viewed: 2223

NYC Awaits 'Melancholy Beauty' of Bulgarian Jews' Rescue

The third and final premiere staging of the oratorio "A Melancholy Beauty," telling the story of the rescue of Bulgarian Jews during WWII is to be staged in New York Sunday evening.

Society | June 26, 2011, Sunday // 17:42 | Viewed: 2687

Brown Bear Spotted at Alpine Altitude in Bulgaria

A brown bear has been spotted last week running on the steep scree just below Bulgaria's highest peak Mussala in the Rila mountains, some 2,900 m above sea level.

Society » Environment | June 26, 2011, Sunday // 16:54 | Viewed: 2150

Bulgarian Capital Fires Director over Stray Dogs, Mismanagement

Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova has released from his duties the manager of the municipal Ekoravnovesie firm Petar Petrov over findings of faulty execution of work related to stray dogs and parks.

Society | June 26, 2011, Sunday // 13:28 | Viewed: 2652

High Winds Cancel Bulgarian Music Festival, Blast Mountains

Saturday the second evening of Loop Elevation music festival, due to take place in Bulgarian the town of Razlog, was called off due to winds reaching 100 km/h.

Society » Environment | June 26, 2011, Sunday // 10:02 | Viewed: 2196

Body of Bulgarian Beach Concessionaire Found in Drowning Accident

The body of the 32-year-old concessionaire of the Bulgarian beach campsite Gradina (Garden), Victor Boyanov, has been found in the Black Sea waters.

Society | June 25, 2011, Saturday // 14:26 | Viewed: 2484

Gusty Winds Close Access to Bulgaria's Elevation Music Fest

The access to the site where Bulgaria's first ever Elevation festival event is being held is temporarily banned over gusty winds.

Society » Culture | June 25, 2011, Saturday // 13:58 | Viewed: 3086
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