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Bulgaria's President Awards Top Swimmer Stoychev Honorary Dirk

Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov is to award the top swimmer Petar Stoychev a dirk at a special ceremony on Thursday. The sportsman became the fastest man to swim across the English Channel, crossing the 40 kilometres separating England from France i

Society | September 13, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2866

Bulgarian Top Striker Bozhinov Becomes Father, Baby Boy Named after Him

Bulgaria's football star Valeri Bozhinov and his girlfriend, the folk diva Alisia, enjoyed the happiness of seeing their first child coming into the world on Wednesday. The baby boy has been named after his father, Gong.

Society | September 12, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4269

Another Sofia Downtown Street Turns Pedestrian September 15

Sofia shoppers will have another street in the downtown all to themselves since September 15, city's Deputy Transport Mayor Velizar Stoylov announced for Darik News. Graf Ignatiev Street will be closed for cars and only trams will be allowed.

Society | September 12, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1262

8-Year-Old Child Buried after Land Slide in Bulgaria

An 8-year-old boy died Tuesday afternoon after he was buried by a large mass of land in Bulgaria's town of Asenovgrad. The accident occurred while the victim and a friend of his were digging a hole in a slope in the outskirts of the town.

Society | September 12, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1085

Brucellosis Hits Cattle in One More Bulgarian Town

A total of 36 animals have been declared infected with brucellosis in Bulgaria's town of Harmanli late on Tuesday. About 2,000 other samples collected from animals are to be examined on Wednesday, local veterinarian services reported.

Society | September 12, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1652

Bulgaria's War on Wheels Claims another 4 Lives Overnight

Four people died as 20 heavy car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total 20 people were injured in the hits, but none are in critical condition.

Society | September 12, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 927

Miraculously No Victims Claimed in 20 Car Hits Overnight in Bulgaria

A total of 20 car accidents occurred Monday night across Bulgaria, miraculously claiming no victims. The number of the passengers injured in the hits is 23, as the lives of three of them are still in danger.

Society | September 11, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1040

3 Die in Hellish Car, Bus Crash in Bulgaria

A total of three people died and another one has been seriously injured in a hellish frontal crash between a car and a bus near Bulgaria's village of Priseltsi Tuesday morning. The accident took place on the road between the two coastal cities of Varna a

Society | September 11, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2364

Bulgarian Eco Activists Put Oxygen Sets to Protest against Air Pollution

Bulgaria's youth eco association "Green Tigers" started Monday a series of protest actions against the air pollution in the capital city of Sofia. The activists put oxygen sets and handed out brochures to the passers-by, which contained information about

Society | September 10, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1655

Bulgarian Model Wins International Teen Beauty Pageant in Dominican Republic

A 15-year-old Bulgarian beauty has won Miss Teen International 2007 title at an international pageant, which took place in the Dominican Republic.

Society | September 10, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 8811

Drunk Woman Causes Heavy Crash, Injures Pregnant Sister in Bulgaria

A 22-year-old pregnant woman was seriously injured in a heavy car crash caused by her sister, who sat drunk behind the wheel near Bulgaria's village of Smolyanovtsi on Monday. The driver lost control over the vehicle, which veered into the opposite lane

Society | September 10, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2393

Bulgaria Holiday Roads' Death Toll Hit 20

A total of twenty people died in crashes in Bulgaria during the four non-working days on the occasion of the anniversary since the Day of Unification, September 6.

Society | September 10, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1317

Traffic Accident in Bulgaria Kills 1, Blocks European Road

A traffic accident between the towns of Vratsa and Mezdra in northwestern Bulgaria left a 22-year-old traffic cop dead, injuring four more people and blocking an important European road. Initial assessments show that the Mazda vehicle driven by the polic

Society | September 9, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1660

Bulgaria's War on Wheels Claims another 4 Lives Overnight

Four people died as 11 heavy car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total 10 people were injured in the hits, but none are in critical condition

Society | September 9, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1168

Thousands Bid Farewell to Pavarotti in State Funeral

Tens of thousands of people gathered in the northern Italian town of Modena to say their final farewells to tenor Luciano Pavarotti, who passed away earlier this week, aged 71. The world-renowned tenor passed away on Thursday, after losing his prolonged

Society | September 8, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2918

Bulgarian Red Cross Marks World First Aid Day

The Bulgarian Red Cross celebrated the World First Aid Day on Saturday with exhibition exercises in capital Sofia. Volunteers trained by the organization showed passers-by how to offer first aid in a number of situations - following leg breaks, bleeding

Society | September 8, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1197

Bulgarian Mountaineer Teams Rescue 18 Tourists

Bulgaria's mountain rescue service have found a group of 18 tourists in the Troyan region in central Bulgaria after several hours of searching. The group, hailing from Varna on Bulgaria's Black Sea, had left their mountain lodge and had not reached their

Society | September 8, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1664

One Dead in 21 Heavy Car Crashes Overnight in Bulgaria

One person died as 21 heavy car crashes were reported overnight in Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. A total 31 people were injured in the hits, but none are in critical condition.

Society | September 8, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1428

Bulgarian Opera Legend Performs Ave Maria to Say Goodbye to Pavarotti

Bulgaria's opera prima Raina Kabaivanska is to perform Ave Maria at the mourning ceremony in Modena Cathedral on Saturday, when the world will pay last respects to the legendary Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti. Another world famous opera singer and a gre

Society | September 7, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2390

Temperatures Run High after Rains, Storms in Bulgaria

Bulgaria sees thaw that is to replace the cool weather and rains that have hit the country in the last few days. The spell of warm weather is to set in Sunday, when the mercury will zoom up to 21C, forecasts say.

Society | September 7, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1636

Curried Meatloaf

INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 pounds ground beef 3/4 cup quick cooking oats

Society | September 7, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1074
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