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Friday, 28 February 2014

California Dreamin - Mamas & The Papas

The Chiffons - sweet talking guy

The Chiffons - One Fine Day - 1963

yes sir i can boogie





A nice bit of 1970's cheesy Disco to start a dull overcast day !.

Ukraine crisis: Masked men of the Crimea overshadow the country’s new dawn - Europe - World - The Independent

Ukraine crisis: Masked men of the Crimea overshadow the country’s new dawn - Europe - World - The Independent:



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Belgian Food Retailer Delhaize Group Sells Bulgarian Picadilly Chain - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency

Belgian Food Retailer Delhaize Group Sells Bulgarian Picadilly Chain - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency:

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Comment: The thing I have always felt about Piccadilly is that it is expensive, but it is one of those shops where you can get things you cannot buy anywhere else.

Bulgaria's Burgas Seaport To Become Hub for Cruise Ships - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency

Bulgaria's Burgas Seaport To Become Hub for Cruise Ships - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency:

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Wednesday, 26 February 2014

Rival Demonstrations End with Violence in Ukraine’s Crimea Region - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency

Rival Demonstrations End with Violence in Ukraine’s Crimea Region - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency:



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Bulgaria's Saints Cyril and Methodius monument Desecrated - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency

Bulgaria's Saints Cyril and Methodius monument Desecrated - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency:



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Turkish Airlines Launches Direct Flight Varna-Istanbul in May - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency

Turkish Airlines Launches Direct Flight Varna-Istanbul in May - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency:

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Comment : This is very good news as without an airplane Istanbul is a 12 hour drive.Belgrade will also now be accessible from Varna.


Bulgarian Seaside Rivals Sochi in Property Market Competitiveness - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency

Bulgarian Seaside Rivals Sochi in Property Market Competitiveness - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency:

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Essex County Council asked why there are swastikas carved on one of its buildings - Home News - UK - The Independent

Essex County Council asked why there are swastikas carved on one of its buildings - Home News - UK - The Independent:



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Second Bulgarian MP Declares Affiliation to Newly Formed Party - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency

Second Bulgarian MP Declares Affiliation to Newly Formed Party - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency:



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Thousands of Bulgarians and Romanians Leave Germany For Home - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency

Thousands of Bulgarians and Romanians Leave Germany For Home - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency:



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Tuesday, 25 February 2014

Bulgarian Airline to Launch Direct US Flights - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency

Bulgaria's Agriculture Ministry To Set Up Farmers' Markets - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency

Moscow Outraged with Bulgaria's Soviet Army Monument Vandalism - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency

Romanian Tourists Flock to Bulgaria's Black Sea Resorts for Easter - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency



Romanian Tourists Flock to Bulgaria's Black Sea Resorts for Easter - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency:

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Fabulous news for Balchik , it has been recognised for a long time that Romanians love the area and are coming here in larger and larger numbers.This year they will start to come at Easter, which is great news.For more news and information about Balchik e mail info@gobg.co.uk

Monday, 24 February 2014

Bulgaria's Agricultural Land Records Price Hike - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency



Bulgaria's Agricultural Land Records Price Hike - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency:



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Comment: As I have mentioned several times here.Agricultural land is till undervalued.Time to snap it up.
And here in land in the Balchik region is 1250-1350lv a square metre. For more information e mail me at info@gobg.co.uk 

Daily Mail retracts claims about ‘fully booked’ immigrant flights | Political Scrapbook

Daily Mail retracts claims about ‘fully booked’ immigrant flights | Political Scrapbook:

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Comment: The problem is that the damage is already done.Thousands of Daily Mail readers are spouting this right-wing bullshit because they read it in their newspaper.The Daily Mail is a propaganda sheet more than a newspaper.

300 martenitsi will bring in Switzerland Mayor Clover Nikolova Dobrich - Dobrich News | Classifieds Dobrich | Dobrich Companies



300 martenitsi will bring in Switzerland Mayor Clover Nikolova Dobrich - Dobrich News | Classifieds Dobrich | Dobrich Companies:

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Comment : These are traditionally worn to celebrate the onset of Spring and for good crops.They are taken off at the first sign of a Stork and hung on a tree.

'Not a free-for-all': Police patrol Devon beach where shipping container holding 14 tonnes of cigarettes washes ashore - Home News - UK - The Independent

Judi Dench 'can't read any more' due to failing eyesight | Culture | The Guardian

Soviet Army Monument in Sofia Painted in Ukraine Colors - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency



Soviet Army Monument in Sofia Painted in Ukraine Colors - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency:



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Comment: Well Sofia City Council Cleansing Department had better hurry, before the Russian Embassy turns up there today !.

Wednesday, 19 February 2014

Tuesday, 18 February 2014

Ukrainian Revolution LIVE





The Revolution in Kiev live !.

Dissident Bulgarian Writer Georgi Markov Monument Planned in Sofia - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency

Dissident Bulgarian Writer Georgi Markov Monument Planned in Sofia - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency:



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Bristol man concerned extreme hoarding could cost him his relationship | Bristol Post

Bristol man concerned extreme hoarding could cost him his relationship | Bristol Post:



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Pussy Riot members arrested in Sochi | Music | theguardian.com

Pussy Riot members arrested in Sochi | Music | theguardian.com:



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Dobrich Municipality is presented at the International Tourism Fair "Holiday & Spa Expo" Dobrich - Dobrich News | Classifieds Dobrich | Dobrich Companies

Dobrich Municipality is presented at the International Tourism Fair "Holiday & Spa Expo" Dobrich - Dobrich News | Classifieds Dobrich | Dobrich Companies:



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‘We don’t judge the UK according to hooligans’: Romanians feel misrepresented by British media - Home News - UK - The Independent

‘We don’t judge the UK according to hooligans’: Romanians feel misrepresented by British media - Home News - UK - The Independent:



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Bulgarian Business Not Satisfied with Employees University Education - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency

Bulgarian Business Not Satisfied with Employees University Education - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency:



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That is why many young Bulgarians, if they can afford it, go abroad for education or go to Universities in Bulgaria that award foreign degrees.

Friday, 14 February 2014

'Mother Tongue' Campaigning Debate Fires up Bulgarian MPs - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency

'Mother Tongue' Campaigning Debate Fires up Bulgarian MPs - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency:



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Only 6% of Bulgarians Plan to Seek Work in UK - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency

Only 6% of Bulgarians Plan to Seek Work in UK - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency:



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German Attacked, Robbed in Bulgarian Ski Resort - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency

German Attacked, Robbed in Bulgarian Ski Resort - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency:



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UK weather gets even freakier: after storms, floods and gales - a bog fire raged - Home News - UK - The Independent

UK weather gets even freakier: after storms, floods and gales - a bog fire raged - Home News - UK - The Independent:



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Man taken to hospital after gale-force winds bring down 'feeling under the weather' hospital sign - Home News - UK - The Independent

Man taken to hospital after gale-force winds bring down 'feeling under the weather' hospital sign - Home News - UK - The Independent:



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Happy St Valentines Day and St Trifons Day

In Bulgaria it is both Valentines Day and St. Trifons Day (the day for celebrating, and drinking, wine)
The moral of this story is 'Don't drink and fly !' :






EC Threatens to Permanently Suspend Environmental Payments to Bulgaria - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency

EC Threatens to Permanently Suspend Environmental Payments to Bulgaria - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency:



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The Reconstruction of Luvov Most in Sofia Starts Saturday - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency

The Reconstruction of Luvov Most in Sofia Starts Saturday - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency:



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In English this is 'Lions Bridge' it is a Victorian Bridge with two lions each side that links the Bus station area with the start of Maria Luiza Boulevard. Orlov Bridge (Eagles Bridge is at the other side of the old city).

Viviane Reding: The Real Problem of Free Movement Are the Roma - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency

Viviane Reding: The Real Problem of Free Movement Are the Roma - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency:



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Thursday, 13 February 2014

Bulgaria's Residential Property Cheapest in Europe - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency

Bulgaria's Residential Property Cheapest in Europe - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency:



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740 euro's  per m2 in Sofia, 1200 euro's is the next cheapest in Portugal.

The budget of Balchik municipality exceeds 23 million lev Dobrich - Dobrich News | Classifieds Dobrich | Dobrich Companies

The budget of Balchik municipality exceeds 23 million lev Dobrich - Dobrich News | Classifieds Dobrich | Dobrich Companies:



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Fan travels 7,000 miles for his first Everton game ... and it is called off | Football | theguardian.com

Fan travels 7,000 miles for his first Everton game ... and it is called off | Football | theguardian.com:



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Well done Everton.A feel good story in difficult times !.They found a disappointed fan and treated him royally.

Balchik - Online Catalog Site of Balchik, Companies, Shops, Business, Tourism, Information, News

Balchik - Online Catalog Site of Balchik, Companies, Shops, Business, Tourism, Information, News:



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Happy to help publicise this, very useful website.

Tuesday, 11 February 2014

VAT Fraud Probe Underway at Major Retail Chains in Bulgaria - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency

VAT Fraud Probe Underway at Major Retail Chains in Bulgaria - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency:



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Tom Watson attacks Tristram Hunt for crossing a picket line

Tom Watson attacks Tristram Hunt for crossing a picket line:



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Hunt obviously rhymes with ....

Police arrest gang accused of stealing €1m of wine from top chateaux to order | World news | theguardian.com

Police arrest gang accused of stealing €1m of wine from top chateaux to order | World news | theguardian.com:



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Woman Nabbed for Cocaine Supply after Briton's Death in Bulgaria - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency

Woman Nabbed for Cocaine Supply after Briton's Death in Bulgaria - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency:



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Bulgaria Adds UK, France to Ambitious Tourism Ad Campaign - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency

Bulgaria Adds UK, France to Ambitious Tourism Ad Campaign - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency:



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Saturday, 8 February 2014

Bulgaria's Socialists Regret Lifting Ban on Land Sale to Foreigners - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency

Bulgaria's Socialists Regret Lifting Ban on Land Sale to Foreigners - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency:



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Another piece of parliamentary madness.The BSP debated against it, then the vast majority of their MP's backed it.As I have said before there are business interests at play here as agricultural land in Bulgaria is severely undervalued.

Drugs Suspected in British Lady Death in Bulgarian Resort - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency



Drugs Suspected in British Lady Death in Bulgarian Resort - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency:



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Tragedy and too quick to point to drugs but the story is developing. Breaking news is that 8 other people have been taken to hospital.Could be dodgy alcohol I suppose.

UPDATE: The Independent newspaper in the UK is reporting that a resort worker has been arrested for cocaine offenses.

More Bars and Paid Parasols to Be Allowed On Bulgaria's Beaches - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency

Bulgarian Media to be Fined for Offending Election Candidates - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency

EP Urges Further Rights for EU Airline Passengers - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency

Tuesday, 4 February 2014

Got a property in Bulgaria, Need to sell ?.



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To sell through us your property needs to meet the following criteria: within 10km of the coast, a new or recently renovated property to a good standard, have all appropriate documents.We operate in the Varna and Dobrich counties only.Please be aware that your selling price must reflect current market conditions.

Major Russian Tour Operators to Enter Bulgarian Market - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency

Major Russian Tour Operators to Enter Bulgarian Market - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency:



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Bulgarian Ex-ethnic Turkish MP Taken to Jail to Serve Sentence - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency

Bulgarian Ex-ethnic Turkish MP Taken to Jail to Serve Sentence - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency:



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OK, it is only a former MP but at least it seems like progress against corruption.

Crocodile reportedly on the loose in Bristol - Home News - UK - The Independent

EC: Corruption Remains Widespread in Bulgaria - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency

EC: Corruption Remains Widespread in Bulgaria - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency:



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Bulgaria to Launch Tourism Ad Campaign in Six Countries - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency

Bulgaria to Launch Tourism Ad Campaign in Six Countries - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency:



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Sofia Subway Boasts 10 New Modern Trains - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency

Sofia Subway Boasts 10 New Modern Trains - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency:



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