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Ban on Beach Camping 'Unconstitutional', Bulgaria President Says

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev will refer a ban on beach camping adopted by MPs to the constitutional court, his press office has said.

Society » Environment | March 12, 2016, Saturday // 15:17 | Viewed: 6170

Bulgaria MPs Revoke Beach Camping Ban in 2nd Reading

Lawmakers have reversed a ban on beach camping out of specially designated place which was voted earlier this spring, but sparked protests.

Society » Environment | April 28, 2016, Thursday // 11:55 | Viewed: 1236

Bulgaria's Weather Service Warns of Strong Wind Throughout Bulgaria

A Code Yellow warning has been declared over gale-force winds in Bulgaria for April 26, Tuesday, the national weather service has said.

Society » Environment | April 26, 2016, Tuesday // 08:29 | Viewed: 1830

Code Yellow in Northern Bulgaria over Gale-Force Winds

Strong winds are expected throughout Northern Bulgaria, with authorities having issued a Code Yellow warning for 14 regions.

Society » Environment | April 15, 2016, Friday // 08:31 | Viewed: 4309

Bulgaria's MPs Revoke Ban on Beach Camping

Lawmakers in Bulgaria have approved a proposal by the biggest party GERB that overturns a recently introduced ban on beach camping.

Society » Environment | April 7, 2016, Thursday // 15:04 | Viewed: 6005

Lukoil Bulgaria Refinery to Get Fined over Air Pollution

Lukoil Neftochim, a Burgas-based oil refinery, will be slapped with a fine for contaminating the city's air with hydrogen sulfide, Environment Minister Ivelina Vasileva has said.

Society » Environment | April 1, 2016, Friday // 11:28 | Viewed: 5279

Bulgaria Warns of Intensive Rainfall in Southern Regions on Thursday

Bulgaria’s weather service has issued a Code Yellow alert for five of the country’s southern and southeastern regions, warning of potentially dangerous rainfall in on Thursday.

Society » Environment | March 23, 2016, Wednesday // 21:17 | Viewed: 5157

Bulgaria Extends Public Debate on Controversial Changes to Tourism Act until March 28

Discussion of draft changes to the Tourism Act will be extended by two weeks to March 28 due to increased public interest, the Bulgarian Tourism Ministry has announced.

Society » Environment | March 13, 2016, Sunday // 16:29 | Viewed: 6023

New Protest Against Ban on Beach Camping Takes Place in Downtown Sofia

A new protest against the recent ban on beach camping took place in the centre of the Bulgarian capital on Monday evening.

Society » Environment | March 8, 2016, Tuesday // 11:00 | Viewed: 5240

Minor Earthquake Rocks Bulgaria’s Dobrich

An earthquake of magnitude 2.9 on the Richter scale was registered near the northeastern Bulgarian city of Dobrich overnight.

Society » Environment | March 4, 2016, Friday // 12:31 | Viewed: 4845

Protest Held in Sofia over Ban on Beach Camping

Hundreds demonstrated in Bulgaria's capital Sofia on Tuesday after Parliament voted to make it illegal to put up tents on the beach.

Society » Environment | March 2, 2016, Wednesday // 08:51 | Viewed: 5542

Record High Temperatures Were Measured in Bulgaria on Tuesday

The unusually high temperatures in Bulgaria for the month of February continued with an absolute record registered on Tuesday.

Society » Environment | February 24, 2016, Wednesday // 13:09 | Viewed: 7565

Strong South Winds Expected in Bulgaria Saturday

Bulgaria’s weather forecast service has warned that strong south-southwest winds are expected in eight regions of eastern and southeastern Bulgaria on Saturday, BGNES reported.

Society » Environment | February 12, 2016, Friday // 21:33 | Viewed: 5241

Bulgaria Warns of Potentially Dangerous Rainfall in Burgas Region  

Bulgaria’s weather forecast service NIMH has issued Code Yellow alert for Burgas Region for Thursday, warning of potentially dangerous rainfall in the night to Friday.

Society » Environment | February 4, 2016, Thursday // 16:35 | Viewed: 5547

Spring-Like Temperatures Expected in Bulgaria This Month

After several cold weeks last month, thermometers in February are expected to hit up to 21 degrees Celsius, the Bulgarian weather service has said.

Society » Environment | February 1, 2016, Monday // 07:28 | Viewed: 5545

EU Project Aims to Return Black Vulture to Bulgaria

A EUR 3 M project financed by the EU plans to restore the population of black vulture in Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | January 31, 2016, Sunday // 16:02 | Viewed: 6154

Code Yellow Warning for Most of Bulgaria as Temperatures Rising

Weather authorities in Bulgaria have issued a Code Yellow alert for 17 of the country's 28 regions on Monday, days before sub-zero temperatures start to rise.

Society » Environment | January 25, 2016, Monday // 09:58 | Viewed: 5838

Coldest Night of Winter Hits Bulgaria, Warming Ahead

Bulgaria had its coldest night this winter with temperature below 20 degrees Celsius in the northwestern regions.

Society » Environment | January 24, 2016, Sunday // 11:11 | Viewed: 7710

Warnings Issued for All Bulgarian Regions as Cold Spell Continues

The spell of cold weather will continue in Bulgaria over the weekend, with the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (NIMH) having issued warning for all regions of the country on Saturday.

Society » Environment | January 23, 2016, Saturday // 10:53 | Viewed: 7296

Rescuers Warn of Considerable Danger of Avalanches in Bulgarian Mountains

The director of the mountain rescue service, Radko Markov, warned on Friday that there is a considerable danger of avalanches occurring in the Bulgarian mountains.

Society » Environment | January 22, 2016, Friday // 11:11 | Viewed: 3207

Most of Bulgaria Continues to be Gripped by Cold Weather

According to the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (NIMH), most of Bulgaria will continue to be gripped by cold weather on Friday.

Society » Environment | January 22, 2016, Friday // 08:48 | Viewed: 3142

Avalanche in Bulgaria's Vitosha Mountain Kills Two People

An avalanche occurred in the Vitosha mountain overlooking the Bulgarian capital of Sofia on Thursday.

Society » Environment | January 21, 2016, Thursday // 10:26 | Viewed: 5213