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Stray Dog-Attacked Woman Wins Case against Bulgarian Capital

A woman who was attacked by stray dogs in the Bulgarian capital Sofia won her suit against the local authorities at the Sofia Administrative Court.

Society | January 12, 2011, Wednesday // 18:09 | Viewed: 3753

Bomb Alert Evacuates Sofia's Central Bus Station

A bomb alert has evacuated the central bus station in Bulgaria's capital Sofia.

Society | January 12, 2011, Wednesday // 11:37 | Viewed: 1248

Ruling GERB Party to Fight for Purity of Bulgarian Language

The Bulgarian language must get once again understandable for all Bulgarians, according to ruling GERB party MP Emil Karanikolov.

Society » Culture | January 11, 2011, Tuesday // 20:23 | Viewed: 1671

Bulgarian Perishes in French Car Accident

A 36 year-old Bulgarian citizen has passed away in a traffic accident in France.

Society | January 11, 2011, Tuesday // 11:26 | Viewed: 1426

Bulgaria Slaughters Animals over Foot-and-Mouth Disease

Bulgaria will slaughter on Tuesday 300 sheep, goats, pigs and cows after finding 37 cases of foot-and-mouth disease in the southern village of Kosti in the Burgas region, the National Veterinary Service said.

Society » Health | January 11, 2011, Tuesday // 08:51 | Viewed: 8918

Fog Hampers Traffic, Cancels Flights in Bulgaria

Bulgaria has been covered by a blanket of fog for the second day, disrupting traffic on the roads and plans of air travelers.

Society » Environment | January 11, 2011, Tuesday // 08:18 | Viewed: 1310

37 New Cases of FMD Found in Bulgaria, EC Vows Compensations

A total of 37 new cases of domestic animals with foot-and-mouth disease have been detected in Southeastern Bulgaria, according to the National Veterinary Service.

Society » Health | January 10, 2011, Monday // 21:09 | Viewed: 1853

EU Commissioner Georgieva Voted 'Personality in the News 2010' by Novinite.com Readers

The readers of Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) have selected Bulgarian EU Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva as "Personality in the News" for 2010, with Manchester United's star striker Dimitar Berbatov remaining a close second.

Society | January 10, 2011, Monday // 16:36 | Viewed: 1975

Minister: Bulgaria's Academy of Sciences Will Survive

The Bulgarian Academy of Sciences will live on, Bulgaria's Education Minister Sergey Ignatov has declared.

Society » Education | January 10, 2011, Monday // 15:01 | Viewed: 1618

Bulgarian Employees to Use 2010 Paid Leave by End of 2012

The paid leave for 2010 could be used until the end of 2012, according to the latest amendments to the Bulgarian Labor Code, Svetlana Angelova, Deputy Chair of the parliamentary Social Committee, announced.

Society | January 10, 2011, Monday // 14:41 | Viewed: 1622

Uriah Heep Legend John Lawton Films Bulgarian Cities

English rock musician John Lawton, who is former Uriah Heep vocalist, has arrived to the southern Bulgarian town of Chepelare to continue filming his documentary movies about Bulgarian cities and towns, the local administration announced.

Society » Culture | January 10, 2011, Monday // 12:45 | Viewed: 5019

Bulgarian Health Minister Assuages Hepatitis Epidemic Fears

Bulgaria's capital Sofia is not under the threat of a hepatitis epidemic, according to Health Minister, Stefan Konstantinov.

Society » Health | January 10, 2011, Monday // 11:51 | Viewed: 1360

Sofia City Hall Hits on Illegal Billboards

The Sofia City Hall, assisted by the municipal police, is launching Monday mass checks of billboards mounted on the capital's streets and supermarkets.

Society | January 10, 2011, Monday // 09:50 | Viewed: 1439

Bulgarian Ministers Mull Academy of Sciences Future

Researchers from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) are meeting Monday with Finance Minister, Simeon Djankov, and Education Minister, Sergey Ignatov.

Society » Education | January 10, 2011, Monday // 09:28 | Viewed: 1346

Facebook Refute Rumors of Looming Shutdown

The social network Facebook is refuting rumors spread over the internet they will shut down the site.

Society | January 10, 2011, Monday // 09:05 | Viewed: 1778

'Bugs' Sales Soar over Bulgaria's Spying Mania

Bulgarian private businesses have launched several promotions for the sale of spying bugs over increased competition, flared by eavesdropping mania in the country, the daily "Standard" writes Monday.

Society | January 10, 2011, Monday // 08:39 | Viewed: 1406

WizzAir Makes Emergency Landing at Bulgaria's Varna Airport

The dispatch center at the airport in the Bulgarian Black Sea city of Varna has received an alert about a technical failure in a craft of the low budget carrier WizzAir.

Society | January 9, 2011, Sunday // 19:58 | Viewed: 4146

Bulgaria's Ruling Party GERB Loses Ground - Poll

Support of Bulgaria's ruling party GERB has decreased to 22%, but the rating of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov remains high, according to a poll by the agency for social surveys and analyses ACCA-M.

Society | January 9, 2011, Sunday // 15:02 | Viewed: 1735

Bulgaria Divided on Removal of Soviet Army Monument

Hundreds of people gathered Sunday to protest for and against the removal of the Monument of the Soviet Army in Sofia.

Society | January 9, 2011, Sunday // 14:13 | Viewed: 2670

Ice Warning for Northern Bulgaria

Northern Bulgaria will be under code yellow Monday over warning of ice, the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences announced.

Society » Environment | January 9, 2011, Sunday // 13:22 | Viewed: 1318

Ice Warning for Central and Eastern Northern Bulgaria

The national weather service announced warnings of ice for the northeastern and central northern parts of Bulgaria overnight and Sunday.

Society » Environment | January 8, 2011, Saturday // 19:38 | Viewed: 1513
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