Archive for November 16th, 2012

November 16, 2012, by Alex Bivol

A day after Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev cut short the swearing-in ceremony of four new Constitutional Court judges – “to prevent the court’s reputation being brought into disrepute” – the […]

Tickets for The Wall Live in Sofia concert go on sale

November 16, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Concert promoter Sofia Music Enterprises said that tickets for Roger Waters’ visual masterpiece, The Wall Live, went on sale on November 16. The Sof ...

Gambling fever grips Bulgaria as record jackpot rolls over

November 16, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

More than 1.5 million lottery tickets were played ahead of the November 15 Bulgarian state lottery draw as people queued for a shot at the 8.6 million ...

Can the BBC pass its next test?

November 16, 2012, by Hector Poole

The BBC, once seen as a bastion of excellence worldwide, especially in its news department, is now engulfed by crisis. Newsnight, its flagship nightly ...

  • Three die in fire in Old Town of Bulgaria’s Sozopol
    November 16, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Three people, a woman and her two elderly parents, died in a fire that destroyed an old wooden house in the historic Old Town of Bulgaria’s Black Sea resort town […]

  • Curiosity rover helps scientists plan for human missions to Mars
    November 16, 2012, by Suzanne Presto of VOANews

    NASA’s Curiosity rover is three months into its two-year mission on Mars as it investigates whether conditions there ever could have supported microbial life. Researchers are interested not only in […]

  • Spielberg’s Lincoln focuses on revered US president
    November 16, 2012, by Alan Silverman of VOANews

    Director Steven Spielberg taps into his lifelong fascination with one of America’s most revered presidents in his new historical drama Lincoln. The film recently premiered at the American Film Institute […]