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Bulgarian Police Detains British Citizen for Stealing Forklift, Attacking Officers

Bulgarian police detained on Tuesday a 26-year-old British MMA fighter for stealing a forklift, crashing into two vehicles and attacking police officers in the Black Sea resort of Sunny Beach.

Society » Incidents | September 30, 2015, Wednesday // 10:11 | Viewed: 3750

BGNES News Agency Temporarily Suspends Work After Heavy Road Accident

The Bulgarian news agency BGNES has temporarily suspended its work on Tuesday after journalists of the media were involved in a heavy road accident.

Society » Incidents | September 22, 2015, Tuesday // 12:20 | Viewed: 2339

Blast at Czech Ammo Factory, up to Three People Feared Dead

Up to three people are feared dead following an explosion at a firearms ammunition factory in the Czech Republic on Monday, CTK reported.

Society » Incidents | September 21, 2015, Monday // 17:07 | Viewed: 1568

Runaway Wolf Spotted Inside Zoo in Bulgaria’s Blagoevgrad

A female wolf that had sneaked out of her cage in the zoo in Blagoevgrad, in southwestern Bulgaria, has been located inside the zoo, Nova TV reported on Monday.

Society » Incidents | September 21, 2015, Monday // 10:57 | Viewed: 1678

Wolf Flees Zoo in Bulgaria's Blagoevgrad

A wolf fled the zoo in Blagoevgrad, Southwestern Bulgaria, news agencies report.

Society » Incidents | September 20, 2015, Sunday // 13:06 | Viewed: 2029

Two Bulgarians Die in Accident at Antwerp Port

Two Bulgarians died on Wednesday at the Port of Antwerp, Belgian and Bulgarian media outlets report.

Society » Incidents | September 18, 2015, Friday // 09:52 | Viewed: 1778

Syrian Migrant Killed in Downtown Sofia

A man reported dead earlier on Sunday in the Bulgarian capital Sofia's downtown area was a migrant from Syria, police have confirmed.

Society » Incidents | September 13, 2015, Sunday // 16:25 | Viewed: 4127

Saudi Arabia Opens Probe into Deadly Mecca Crane Collapse

Saudi Arabia has opened an investigation into the causes for the incident in Mecca, in which  at least 107 people were killed when a construction crane crashed into the Grand Mosque, the BBC reported on Saturday.

Society » Incidents | September 12, 2015, Saturday // 10:54 | Viewed: 1452

Bomb Threat Evacuates Building of Bulgarian Presidency

A bomb threat necessitated the evacuation of the building of the Bulgarian Presidency in Sofia on Friday.

Society » Incidents | September 11, 2015, Friday // 14:28 | Viewed: 1635

Selfie Attempt 'Likely Cause' for Crash That Killed 2 in Bulgaria

An attempt at taking a selfie was the likely reason for a car crash that claimed the lives of two teenagers, one of the survivors has said.

Society » Incidents | September 9, 2015, Wednesday // 10:18 | Viewed: 2003

Bulgaria Nationalist MEP Claims IS Hacked His Website

The website of MEP Angel Dzhambazki has purportedly been hacked by the Islamic State (IS) group, a statement by Dzhambazki's VMRO party reads.

Society » Incidents | September 7, 2015, Monday // 14:46 | Viewed: 1992

Fire Destroys Toy Factory, Animal Farm in Bulgaria's Sheinovo

A toy producing workshop and an animal farm were incinerated by a fire that broke out on Saturday evening in Sheinovo, a village in Southern Bulgaria.

Society » Incidents | September 6, 2015, Sunday // 13:26 | Viewed: 1818

England-to-Turkey Flight Diverts to Sofia Due to ‘Allegedly Drunk Passenger’

A Thomas Cook flight with 231 holidaymakers on board travelling from Newcastle, England to Dalaman in Turkey had to be diverted to Bulgaria’s capital Sofia after an allegedly drunk woman passenger became abusive and disruptive, British media outlets have

Society » Incidents | September 1, 2015, Tuesday // 20:14 | Viewed: 2004

Bulgaria Gov't Mulls Changing Falcon Plane after Failure

Transport Minister Ivaylo Moskovski has said the government might opt for another Falcon aircraft for the Prime Minister and other members of the Bulgarian government after an incident on Sunday.

Society » Incidents | August 31, 2015, Monday // 09:34 | Viewed: 2046

Gov't Airplane Carrying PM on Board Performs Emergency Landing at Varna Airport

The government Falcon airplane carrying Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov on board performed an emergency landing at Varna Airport on Sunday.

Society » Incidents | August 30, 2015, Sunday // 21:39 | Viewed: 2810

Turkey’s Pegasus Airlines Plane Makes Safe Emergency Landing at Sofia Airport

An aircraft of Turkey’s Pegasus Airlines safely made an emergency landing at Sofia Airport, Bulgaria on Friday afternoon, BGNES reported.

Society » Incidents | August 28, 2015, Friday // 15:48 | Viewed: 3210

2 Bulgarian Nationals Die in Car Crash near Serbia’s Pirot

Two Bulgarian nationals have died in a car crash on the road Nis-Dimitrovgrad, southeastern Serbia.

Society » Incidents | August 26, 2015, Wednesday // 13:26 | Viewed: 1904

At Least One Pilot Killed after Two Planes Collide at Swiss Airshow

At least one pilot has reportedly died after two small planes collided at an airshow in the village of Dittingen, in Switzerland’s Basel canton, on Sunday.

Society » Incidents | August 23, 2015, Sunday // 15:27 | Viewed: 3184

Road Accidents Kill 23 People in Bulgaria in Past Week

Between August 10 and 16, a total of 172 heavy road accidents took place in Bulgaria, claiming the lives of 23 people and injuring 222 people.

Society » Incidents | August 18, 2015, Tuesday // 16:04 | Viewed: 2677

Six Bulgarians Die in Heavy Road Accident Near Berlin

Six Bulgarian citizens – three men and three women were killed in a heavy road accident after a minibus and a truck collided near Berlin on Friday.

Society » Incidents | August 14, 2015, Friday // 23:42 | Viewed: 3575

Wildfires in Bulgaria Increase in Number and Area Affected

Wildfires have burned down 952 hectares of forest in Bulgaria in the first 14 days of August, a sharp increase over the same period of 2013 when the weather was also hot and dry, the Agriculture Ministry said on Friday.

Society » Incidents | August 14, 2015, Friday // 20:01 | Viewed: 2438