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Two Migrants Die from Cold Exposure near Bulgaria’s Border with Turkey

Two illegal female migrants have died of cold exposure near Malko Tarnovo, in southeastern Bulgaria close to the border with Turkey, Nova TV reported on Sunday.

Society » Incidents | 4 hours ago | Viewed: 485

Magnitude-3.0 Earthquake Shakes Bulgaria’s Smolyan Region

An earthquake measuring 3.

Society » Incidents | February 5, 2016, Friday // 19:13 | Viewed: 1037

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: 1351

Female Body Found on Beach in Bulgaria's Chernomorets

A female body was found on the northern beach in the Bulgarian Black Sea town of Chernomorets on Thursday morning.

Society » Incidents | February 4, 2016, Thursday // 14:45 | Viewed: 1795

Translation of Bulgarian Novel Goes to 2016 PEN Prize Finals

The English translation of The Physics of Sorrow, a novel by Bulgarian author Georgi Gospodinov, has been shortlisted for the finals of the 2016 PEN Translation Prize.

Society » Culture | February 3, 2016, Wednesday // 17:58 | Viewed: 1602

Bulgarians among Injured as Bus Tumbles Over in Macedonia

Twenty-six people, among them ten Bulgarian nationals, were injured as a Bulgarian-plated bus crashed in the area of Kriva Palanka, northeastern Macedonia, the Foreign Ministry in Sofia has said.

Society » Incidents | February 3, 2016, Wednesday // 12:22 | Viewed: 1176

Bulgarian Helsinki Committee: Penal System Discriminates Women

Bulgarian penalty legislation concerning imprisoned female criminals should be reformed to fit international standards for the protection of human rights, the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee (BHC), announced on Tuesday.

Society | February 2, 2016, Tuesday // 17:53 | Viewed: 997

Scorpions 50th Anniversary Tour to Include Sofia Concert on July 17

The legendary German rock band, Scorpions, marks their 50th anniversary with a new album and a world tour which includes the Bulgarian capital city, Sofia Music Enterprises has announced.

Society » Culture | February 1, 2016, Monday // 17:43 | Viewed: 1284

Sofia Film Fest 20th Edition to Take Place March10-31

Sofia International Film Festival, one of the most important film forums in Central and Eastern Europe, will have its 20th edition from March 10 to March 31.

Society » Culture | February 1, 2016, Monday // 17:08 | Viewed: 1539

Bulgaria's Education Minister Submits Resignation

Bulgarian Education Minister Todor Tanev submitted his resignation on Monday, the government's press service informs.

Society » Education | February 1, 2016, Monday // 13:59 | Viewed: 1591

Bulgarian Deputy Education Minister to Step Down

Bulgarian Deputy Education Minister Vanya Kastreva will submit her resignation to Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.

Society » Education | February 1, 2016, Monday // 13:35 | Viewed: 1355

New Vignette Stickers Needed by Drivers in Bulgaria as of Monday

The 2015 vignette stickers for vehicles are no longer valid in Bulgaria as of Monday, February 01, authorities say.

Society | February 1, 2016, Monday // 10:01 | Viewed: 1362

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: 2016

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: 2279

Over 100 UK Students to Study Medicine in Bulgaria's Pleven

More than a hundred students from the United Kingdom were admitted to the Medical University in the Bulgarian city of Pleven.

Society » Education | January 31, 2016, Sunday // 15:37 | Viewed: 2035

Hundreds Protest in Bulgaria over Proposed Drafts of School Education

Demonstrations have taken place in several towns and cities across Bulgaria after reports emerged that the Education Ministry is planning to revise key sections of the school curriculum referring to the years of Ottoman rule.

Society » Education | January 30, 2016, Saturday // 15:41 | Viewed: 2326

Bulgaria’s National Museum of Military History Celebrates 100th Anniversary

The National Museum of Military History began the celebration of its 100th birthday with the launch on January 29 of an exhibition presenting the personal belongings of some of the most emblematic individuals in Bulgarian history.

Society | January 30, 2016, Saturday // 14:22 | Viewed: 1824

Bulgaria's Pernik Hosts 25th Edition of Surva Masquerade Games

The 25th edition of the international festival of masquerade games Surva will take place in the Bulgarian city of Pernik between Friday and Sunday.

Society » Culture | January 29, 2016, Friday // 11:04 | Viewed: 1685

Protest Rally Briefly Blocks Traffic in Central Sofia

A protest rally briefly blocked motor traffic in central Sofia on Thursday afternoon.

Society | January 28, 2016, Thursday // 18:29 | Viewed: 1580

'Provocations Expected' at Thursday Protest in Sofia

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry has warned of reports that "acts of provocation" should be expected at a nationwide protest due Thursday in the capital Sofia.

Society | January 28, 2016, Thursday // 09:41 | Viewed: 2004

Bulgaria Retained Its Level of Freedom in 2015 - Freedom House

According to the latest Freedom in the World report of Freedom House released on Wednesday, freedom in Bulgaria did not make a progress in 2015.

Society | January 27, 2016, Wednesday // 13:26 | Viewed: 1212