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The Bulgarian 'Loch Ness Monster': the Water Bull of the Rabisha Lake

The world famous monster Nessie from the Loch Ness in Scotland is about to get a rather tough competitor - the Water Bull from the Rabisha Lake in Northwestern Bulgaria.

Novinite Insider » Features | March 5, 2010, Friday // 20:05 | Viewed: 36121

The Black Widow: UK Killer's Possible Bulgarian Victim

Dena Thompson’s Bulgarian boyfriend, Stoyan Kostov, was never traced and the fear is that he became a victim of the ‘Black widow’.

Novinite Insider » Features | February 17, 2010, Wednesday // 17:30 | Viewed: 36911

UK Plumber's Pipe Dream for Bulgarian Justice?

Duncan Banbury, from St Albans near the UK capital London, came to Bulgaria with his partner in 2004, with plans for the future and fond memories of a long and well appreciated career as an expert plumber and heating engineer.

Novinite Insider » Features | February 12, 2010, Friday // 14:41 | Viewed: 22184

Bulgarian Passports for Macedonians: Debunking Myths

Oliver Vodasov has managed to do something many Macedonians dream of – he has built up a successful career in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, a European Union member state.

Novinite Insider » Features | February 4, 2010, Thursday // 18:07 | Viewed: 24448

Vitosha Streets Reveal Their Secrets

Whether one has lived in the same city all one's life, or is visiting for the first time, there are hidden clues that can reveal the cultural and historical importance of the urban surroundings and its inhabitants.

Novinite Insider » Features | December 29, 2009, Tuesday // 15:12 | Viewed: 16585

Life after Cancer? In Bulgaria?

This is not an easy subject.

Novinite Insider » Features | October 23, 2009, Friday // 13:49 | Viewed: 19931

A Golden Week of Plovdiv Festivities: Bulgaria's Top TV Festival

The city of Plovdiv was once again the venue for the 2009 edition of the Golden Chest International Television Festival.

Novinite Insider » Features | October 13, 2009, Tuesday // 10:58 | Viewed: 17078

Playing on Stereotypes: UK Newspaper Tangled in British Ex-Pats Bulgaria Feud

UK newspapers have recently covered a number of stories about unfortunate British tourists or ex-pats covered in bruises or suffering from shock after problems in Bulgaria.

Novinite Insider » Features | October 7, 2009, Wednesday // 12:52 | Viewed: 13757

Bulgarian Residence for EU Citizens: 'Apartheid', Double Standards and Utter Confusion

2007 marked the start of Bulgaria's EU adventure and also the end of EU citizens having to apply for Bulgarian visas.

Novinite Insider » Features | September 25, 2009, Friday // 15:14 | Viewed: 15792

The Sofia Synagogue: Epitomizing the Spirit of Bulgaria's Capital for 100 Years

It is not just a coincidence that the same year Sofia turned 130 years as the capital of Bulgaria one of its most famous landmarks - the Sofia Synagogue - celebrated 100 years since its opening.

Novinite Insider » Features | September 12, 2009, Saturday // 05:34 | Viewed: 9830

Sex, Chalga and Alcohol - Sexual Harassment or Bulgaria's Best Selling Mix

In the peak of the summer season in Bulgaria the sun is always bright, the beaches are full of people and the emblematic summer TV commercials and billboards make a comeback.

Novinite Insider » Features | August 26, 2009, Wednesday // 16:09 | Viewed: 33643

Golf - The Great Challenge and Opportunity for Bulgaria

Bulgaria is a country of extraordinary natural diversity - a rare combination of high, snowy peaks, vast green fields, and golden sandy beaches.

Novinite Insider » Features | July 29, 2009, Wednesday // 16:00 | Viewed: 10725

The Bulgarian Atrocity that Shocked The World

Batak was an important staging point for the Bulgarian April Uprising in 1876, in which Bulgarian rebels attempted to end the Ottoman Empire's domination over their country.

Novinite Insider » Features | July 16, 2009, Thursday // 15:02 | Viewed: 25653

The Red Nuances of Bulgaria's Black PR

The internet site, featuring an active election anti-campaign against the leaders of the two main opposition parties, Boyko Borisov and Ivan Kostov, became notorious in Bulgaria in May, and continues to enjoy huge popularity

Novinite Insider » Features | June 5, 2009, Friday // 18:36 | Viewed: 7582

Foreigners Focus on Bulgaria's Secret Trade

A large number of international media companies have become interested in Bulgarian treasure smuggling over the past few years,

Novinite Insider » Features | June 4, 2009, Thursday // 17:13 | Viewed: 6057

How Bulgarian Rebels Determined the Prime Minister of Britain

April 20, 1876 - Bulgarians stage their largest uprising to date (later to be known as the April Uprising) against the Ottoman Empire in their quest for national liberation and for setting up an independent nation state.

Novinite Insider » Features | May 12, 2009, Tuesday // 17:08 | Viewed: 10582

Bulgarien? Nein, Danke!

Bulgaria's summer tourism faces tough times as German visitor arrivals drop amidst a chronic lack of advertising and the fallout of the global financial crisis

Novinite Insider » Features | April 27, 2009, Monday // 16:22 | Viewed: 10706

Boom Turned Bust

A mix of global slow-down, restricted financing and withdrawing investors have brought Bulgaria's real estate market to a stalemate

Novinite Insider » Features | April 22, 2009, Wednesday // 16:58 | Viewed: 6912

Brits in Bulgaria – Retirement or Adventure?

Where GBP Still Buys Life with Dignity

Novinite Insider » Features | April 22, 2009, Wednesday // 16:53 | Viewed: 9710

Europe's Black Stain

Or how Bulgaria managed to censor the European Presidency

Novinite Insider » Features | April 22, 2009, Wednesday // 16:41 | Viewed: 2531
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