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Bulgaria Controversial Forestry Act Fuels Mass Protests

Thousands of Bulgarian protestors have vowed to hit the streets again on Thursday, calling on the president to veto the controversial brand new forestry act.

Society » Environment | June 14, 2012, Thursday // 09:54 | Viewed: 2688

UK Embassy in Bulgaria Celebrates Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee

The UK Embassy in Bulgaria celebrated Queen Elizabeth II's birthday and Diamond Jubilee on June 12, Tuesday.

Society | June 13, 2012, Wednesday // 22:20 | Viewed: 2148

Bulgaria Cracks Down on Plastic Bags Use

The Bulgarian government has increased the fee for the use of plastic bags, in an attempt to motivate citizens to gradually give up this type of packaging.

Society » Environment | June 13, 2012, Wednesday // 16:30 | Viewed: 1726

Scorcher Hits Bulgaria, Cool Respite Due Soon

Beach time has settled in full force in Bulgaria to the joy of thousands of holiday makers along the Black Sea coast.

Society » Environment | June 13, 2012, Wednesday // 12:41 | Viewed: 11190

Bulgarian Army Starts Mass Cleaning of Blasted Ammo Depot

Over 140 Bulgarian servicemen from the Land Forces began Wednesday a mass cleaning effort at the blasted ammo depot in southeastern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | June 13, 2012, Wednesday // 11:56 | Viewed: 879

Police Nab Biker Who Triggered Panic in Sofia Mall

Bulgarian police authorities have arrested one of the two youngsters who recently created public disturbance by entering a Sofia mall on motor bikes.

Society | June 13, 2012, Wednesday // 11:43 | Viewed: 1294

New Vampire Skeleton Found in Central Bulgaria

New centuries-old skeleton of a man who has been buried with a rite to prevent him from becoming a vampire has been found in central Bulgaria.

Society » Archaeology | June 13, 2012, Wednesday // 08:12 | Viewed: 6994

Bulgarian Scientists Penniless, Can't Study Earthquake Faults

Bulgarian scientists are unable to research earthquake faults around the country because of a lack of funds, according to geologists from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

Society » Environment | June 12, 2012, Tuesday // 17:01 | Viewed: 2391

Poll: Bulgarian Police - Ill, Poor, Pressured

Nearly half, 49%, of Bulgarian police officers have health problems, according to a recent poll.

Society | June 12, 2012, Tuesday // 16:36 | Viewed: 1108

Bulgarian Blasted Ammo Depot Owner Starts Repair Works

Bereta Trading, owner of the blasted ammo depot in southeastern Bulgaria, announces Tuesday it is beginning to repair explosion-damaged residential and public buildings.

Society | June 12, 2012, Tuesday // 15:16 | Viewed: 911

Illegal Estates of Bulgarian Roma Clan to Be Demolished by July

By the end of June, all illegal estates of Roma clan leader Kiril Rashkov and his family will be demolished, according to Krasimir Yurukov, Mayor of the southern Bulgarian village of Katunita.

Society | June 12, 2012, Tuesday // 15:13 | Viewed: 1138

Bulgarian, French Academies of Sciences Sign Cooperation Agreement

The Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and the French Academy of Sciences have signed a cooperation agreement designed to deepen their joint work based on existing projects, officials said.

Society » Education | June 12, 2012, Tuesday // 14:55 | Viewed: 1187

19 Bulgarian Regions under Code Yellow over Heat Wave

Code yellow has been declared for 19 Bulgarian regions for Wednesday over the forecast of dangerous heat, the Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, BAS, informs.

Society » Environment | June 12, 2012, Tuesday // 13:50 | Viewed: 1027

Minor Roma Girl Stolen for Wife in Bulgaria

A young 16-year-old Bulgarian Roma girl has been stolen overnight Tuesday from her family to be made a bride, informed Bulgarian police from the city of Veliko Tarnovo.

Society | June 12, 2012, Tuesday // 13:46 | Viewed: 1347

Bulgarian Prisoners to Clean Rubble from Pernik Earthquake

Prisoners from nearby Bobov Dol detention facility have been mobilized to help clear rubble from the Pernik earthquake that shook western Bulgaria May 22.

Society | June 12, 2012, Tuesday // 12:49 | Viewed: 1988

Blast-ravaged Bulgaria Demands State Recovery Help

The Mayor of Bulgaria's southeastern municipality of Stradlzha, Mitko Andonov, demands urgent State help for the areas affected by last week's ammo depot explosions.

Society » Environment | June 12, 2012, Tuesday // 11:37 | Viewed: 1003

Runaway Truck Severely Injures 3 in Bulgaria

A freight truck that spontaneously started has injured two workers and a chance boy who was riding a bicycle nearby in the Bulgarian city of Dobrich.

Society | June 12, 2012, Tuesday // 08:53 | Viewed: 554

Human Remains at Site of Bulgaria Ammo Blast Identified

The biological remains in the area of the ammo depots that recently blasted in southern Bulgaria have been identified to belong to one of the workers declared dead in the incident.

Society | June 12, 2012, Tuesday // 08:25 | Viewed: 758

Bulgaria's Vampire Skeleton 'Less Risky than Ammo Depot', Museum Chief Says

The medieval vampire skeleton, which was recently discovered in Bulgaria's Black Sea town of Sozopol and was brought to the National History Museum, will not bring trouble to the Bulgarian capital, according to museum head Bozhidar Dimitrov.

Society » Archaeology | June 11, 2012, Monday // 19:51 | Viewed: 2606

26-Year-Old Bulgarian Man Dies from Anabolic Steroids

A 26-year-old Bulgarian man has passed away in Bulgaria's Varna as a result of the continuous intake of anabolic steroids.

Society » Health | June 11, 2012, Monday // 19:06 | Viewed: 6661

2 Mosques Penalized in Bulgaria's Kardzhali for Noise Violations

The Regional Health Inspectorate in the southern Bulgarian town of Kardzhali has penalized the trustee boards of two mosques over loudspeakers making noise beyond the permissible limit.

Society | June 11, 2012, Monday // 18:21 | Viewed: 1866
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