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Bulgaria Cancer Patient Wins Legal Battle against Health Ministry

A Bulgarian cancer sufferer has received EUR 100 000 compensation after suing the Ministry of Health for not providing life-saving medicines on time.

Society | April 15, 2010, Thursday // 14:28 | Viewed: 1972

Bulgaria Flights to UK Canceled over Volcanic Cloud

Flights from Bulgaria to the UK have been cancelled for the whole of Thursday afternoon due to volcanic ash.

Society | April 15, 2010, Thursday // 13:23 | Viewed: 2603

Bulgarian Astrologer Doomsayer Goes on Trial

Astrologer Emil Leshtanski will be tried for giving misleading and wrongful information which led to massive evacuation of a Bulgarian city in April 2009.

Society | April 14, 2010, Wednesday // 20:44 | Viewed: 1896

Bulgaria Capital Begins Issuing Littering Fines

The Inspectorate at the Sofia City Hall began Wednesday to issue fines to residents and visitors caught littering public spaces.

Society » Environment | April 14, 2010, Wednesday // 17:39 | Viewed: 2328

Bulgaria Right Wing Mulls Confidence Vote for Health Minister

The right-wing Blue Coalition gave a positive assessment of the program of Prof. Anna-Maria Borisova, who is the GERB nomination for Health Minister.

Society » Health | April 14, 2010, Wednesday // 16:35 | Viewed: 1484

Bulgaria Health Care Still Running on Autopilot

The nomination of Prof. Anna-Maria Borisova as new Health Minister was not voted Wednesday by the Bulgarian Members of the Parliament, despite earlier promises of Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, the health site DoctorOnline reports.

Society » Health | April 14, 2010, Wednesday // 11:53 | Viewed: 1897

Brussels Set to Sue Bulgaria Soon over Poor Waste Disposal

The European Commission has confirmed it will pursue court action against Bulgaria for failing to properly implement EU waste law, more than two years after it launched an infringement procedure on the issue.

Society » Environment | April 13, 2010, Tuesday // 18:24 | Viewed: 2140

Bulgaria Journalist Sues Cabinet over Information Blackout

A journalist from a Sofia-based media had filed a law suit against the Bulgarian Council of Ministers over their refusal to provide information about the expenses made by Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, on trips abroad.

Society | April 13, 2010, Tuesday // 17:46 | Viewed: 1506

Bulgaria Ensures Safe July Morning

Solar lamps will be installed out of safety concerns along the Kamen Bryag village on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast, a traditional location for the hippy-style celebration of hailing the sunrise on July 1, known as July Morning.

Society » Culture | April 13, 2010, Tuesday // 17:28 | Viewed: 1745

Sofia to Rival Florence with Construction of Bulgarian 'Louvre'

Bulgarian state leaders initiated Tuesday the construction of a brand new top museum also known as the "Bulgarian Louvre".

Society » Culture | April 13, 2010, Tuesday // 13:39 | Viewed: 2525

Boyz II Men Cancel Bulgaria Concert

Legendary rhythm and blues group Boyz II Men have canceled their concert in the Balkan countries, including Bulgaria, as part of what was initially announced as a farewell European tour.

Society » Culture | April 12, 2010, Monday // 19:18 | Viewed: 2535

Spanish Singer Buika Comes to “Feel Sofia“

Spanish prominent singer Concha Buika, a contemporary world music star who brings flamenco and jazz together with her smoky voice, will stage a concert in Bulgaria's capital Sofia on April 17.

Society » Culture | April 12, 2010, Monday // 13:38 | Viewed: 4010

Over 150 Experts Join Bulgaria Fifth National Spa Conference

More than 150 experts from across the country joined Bulgaria's fifth National Spa conference „Rehabilitation, balneotherapy, cosmetics", which opened last week in the Black Sea Golden Sands resort, organizers announced.

Society » Health | April 12, 2010, Monday // 12:57 | Viewed: 1866

Bulgaria Presidential Plane Banned from Flying after Polish Crash

The Bulgarian state leaders will not be allowed to use their only plane which the same as the crashed plane of Polish President Kaczynski.

Society | April 11, 2010, Sunday // 17:48 | Viewed: 6470

Bulgaria with 70 000 Schizophrenia Patients

Some 70 000 people in Bulgaria have schizophrenia, Bulgarian psychiatrists announced, as quoted by doctoronline.bg.

Society » Health | April 11, 2010, Sunday // 17:03 | Viewed: 2216

Number of Religions in Bulgaria Swells to 106

The Bulgarian state has recognized the 106th religion on the territory of the country, Diaspora Minister Bozhidar Dimitrov has announced.

Society | April 11, 2010, Sunday // 11:09 | Viewed: 2607

Orthodox Bulgaria Marks Sunday of St. Thomas

Bulgaria marks on April 11, the Sunday after Easter or Sunday of St. Thomas, also known as Second Sunday or Antipascha.

Society » Culture | April 11, 2010, Sunday // 10:30 | Viewed: 1679

Bulgarians Rally against Animal Cruelty

Several cities all across Bulgaria are organizing Saturday protest rallies against the frequent cases of animal cruelty in the country.

Society | April 10, 2010, Saturday // 10:39 | Viewed: 2112

Bulgaria Jewish Youth Clean Sofia from Hate Graffiti

Young people from the Jewish Community will take part in the cleaning of Bulgaria's capital Sofia from xenophobic signs and graffiti.

Society | April 9, 2010, Friday // 15:18 | Viewed: 1795

New Key Resignations Shake Bulgaria Health Ministry

Key figures from the political cabinet of Bulgaria's ousted Health Minister, Bozhidar Nanev, are submitting their resignations, Darik radio reports, citing unnamed sources,

Society » Health | April 9, 2010, Friday // 14:40 | Viewed: 1903

Majority of Bulgarians Support Smoking Ban

The majority of all Bulgarians - 78% are against the delay of the smoking ban in public spaces, a poll conducted by the health portal DoctorOnline shows.

Society » Health | April 9, 2010, Friday // 10:46 | Viewed: 2113
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