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Stones Hurled at Bulgarian Socialist Party Headquarters

An unknown man has thrown paving stones at the main office of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) in downtown Sofia, party officials say.

Society » Incidents | April 20, 2015, Monday // 07:51 | Viewed: 990

Wildfire in Southwestern Bulgaria Tamed, No Danger to Spread

The forest fire in the municipality of Strumyani in southwestern Bulgaria has been localised and there is no danger of it spreading further.

Society » Incidents | April 18, 2015, Saturday // 10:38 | Viewed: 1043

Serbian Government Jet Failure Forces President Nikolic to Cancel Vatican Visit

Serbia’s President Tomislav Nikolic cancelled his visit to the Vatican on Friday after his plane had to return to Belgrade due to an engine failure, state news agency Tanjug reported.

Society » Incidents | April 17, 2015, Friday // 13:08 | Viewed: 1204

No Version Ruled Out about Iganovo Blasts - Bulgaria Deputy EconMin

All hypotheses seeking to explain Tuesday's new explosions at a production site of VMZ Sopot military plant are on the table, Bulgarian Deputy Economy Minister Lyuben Petrov has said.

Society » Incidents | April 15, 2015, Wednesday // 09:20 | Viewed: 1048

New Blast at Bulgaria Ammo Warehouse 'Deliberate', Officials Suggest

Tuesday's explosion at the VMZ Sopot military plant's warehouse near the village of Iganovo was deliberate, Economy Ministry officials have suggested.

Society » Incidents | April 14, 2015, Tuesday // 09:09 | Viewed: 1496

Ammo Depots in Bulgaria's Iganovo Rocked by Blasts Again

Explosions have been heard from warehouses of the VMZ Sopot military plants near the village of Iganovo, Central Bulgaria, officials say.

Society » Incidents | April 14, 2015, Tuesday // 08:09 | Viewed: 1117

Investigation of Varna Hotel Collapse Continues

The regional Inspectorate on Construction Control in Varna has stopped all construction and renovation activities in the vicinity of the collapsed hotel Veronika.

Society » Incidents | April 10, 2015, Friday // 12:15 | Viewed: 1716

Bulgarian Rescuers Find Second Victim of Collapsed Black Sea Hotel

Rescue teams have found the dead body of one of the three workers who went missing when a disused hotel building on the Black Sea coast suddely collapsed during a deconstruction operation.

Society » Incidents | April 9, 2015, Thursday // 20:21 | Viewed: 2052

Workers on Hotel Veronika Site Ignored Safety Orders, Company Reps Say

The General Labor Inspectorate in Varna had no information on the upcoming destruction of hotel Veronika.

Society » Incidents | April 9, 2015, Thursday // 15:13 | Viewed: 1496

Names of Workers Under Collapsed Hotel Near Varna Now Announced

Stefan Angelov was working on the site, as the hotel collapsed and killed the 40-year old worker Borislav Asenov, and four other people were injured.

Society » Incidents | April 9, 2015, Thursday // 12:44 | Viewed: 4008

Workers Trapped under Collapsed Hotel 'Had No Contracts, Insurance'

Severe violations were committed by the firm tasked with demolishing a hotel that unexpectedly collapsed near the Bulgarian city of Varna, a official with the labor inspectorate has announced.

Society » Incidents | April 9, 2015, Thursday // 10:05 | Viewed: 1382

Parts of Road to Sofia Airport Remain Closed for Rehabilitation

Parts of the road at the crossing of Sofia's Boulevards Christopher Columbus and Brussels has fallen through.

Society » Incidents | April 9, 2015, Thursday // 09:52 | Viewed: 1378

One Dead, Three Missing after Hotel Collapses near Bulgaria's Varna

An old hotel that collapsed on Wednesday afternoon near the Black Sea city of Varna has left one person dead.

Society » Incidents | April 9, 2015, Thursday // 07:34 | Viewed: 1999

Worker Dies During Demolition Works at Bulgarian Black Sea Resort

A man has died when an old hotel building collapsed during demolition works at Saints Konstantin and Elena resort on Bulgaria's Black Sea coast, Nova TV reported.

Society » Incidents | April 8, 2015, Wednesday // 20:24 | Viewed: 1368

Labor Inspections Underway after Death of Miner in Manganese Mine in NE Bulgaria

Labor inspections are underway at the Obrochishte manganese mine in northeast Bulgaria, where a 39-year-old worker died on Tuesday in a rockfall.

Society » Incidents | April 8, 2015, Wednesday // 12:11 | Viewed: 1102

Miner Dies, Another Injured After Rocks Collapse Near Bulgaria's Balchik

A miner died, while another was injured on Tuesday after rocks collapsed in a manganese-extracting mine in the Bulgarian village of Tsarkva, near the town of Balchik.

Society » Incidents | April 7, 2015, Tuesday // 16:44 | Viewed: 1369

Severe Crash Leaves 25 People Injured, One in Critical State

A 49-year old woman is in a coma and her life is currently in danger after the severe crash near Varbitsa. Another 56-year old woman passed away late on Saturday.

Society » Incidents | April 5, 2015, Sunday // 13:26 | Viewed: 1708

Asenovgrad- Smolyan Road Remains Blocked

The road between Asenovgrad and Smolyan still remains closed both ways due to the new landslide in the region. It is expected that the road will be unblocked by the end of the day.

Society » Incidents | April 3, 2015, Friday // 09:29 | Viewed: 975

Bulgarian Ski Track in Chepelare Is Now Temporarily Closed

Commission for Consumer Protection in Bulgaria has ordered that the ski track Mechi Chal in mountain resort Chepelare should be closed.

Society » Incidents | April 3, 2015, Friday // 08:41 | Viewed: 1123

Access to Key Bulgarian Government Websites Restored

Access to the websites of Bulgaria’s government and the President’s office has been restored on Wednesday evening, a search by Novinite has shown.

Society » Incidents | April 1, 2015, Wednesday // 19:30 | Viewed: 987

Fire Breaks out in Central London, 2,000 People Evacuated

About 2,000 people have been evacuated from buildings in central London on Wednesday afternoon due to fire suspected to have started among underground electrical cables in Holborn, according to British media reports.

Society » Incidents | April 1, 2015, Wednesday // 19:07 | Viewed: 1222