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'Socialist Beer' Adds Appeal to Traditional Buzludzha Fest

A "Socialist Beer" is being featured at the traditional Mount Buzludzha fest held by Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) members, activists, followers and sympathizers this Sunday.

Society | August 1, 2015, Saturday // 18:04 | Viewed: 972

Bulgarian High School Students Win Gold, 2 Silver Medals at International Olympiad in Informatics

Bulgarian high school students have won one gold and two silver medals at the XXVII International Olympiad in Informatics in Almati, Kazakhstan.

Society » Education | July 31, 2015, Friday // 15:55 | Viewed: 1366

Inactivity Rate of Young People in Bulgaria at nearly 73% in 2014

The inactivity rate of young people aged 15-24 in the EU-28 varied from 32.6% in the Netherlands and 38% in Denmark to nearly 73% in Bulgaria and Italy, according to Eurostat data for 2014.

Society | July 31, 2015, Friday // 10:51 | Viewed: 1322

Robbie Williams to Perform With His Father at Bulgaria's Spirit of Burgas

Robbie Williams, who is the headliner of the music festival Spirit of Burgas taking place on August 7 and 8 on the Black Sea coast, will perform with his father Pete Conway.

Society » Culture | July 30, 2015, Thursday // 13:55 | Viewed: 3299

Bulgaria Will Have World's Most Rapidly Shrinking Population in Next 35 Years - UN

Bulgaria is expected to have the world's highest population decline rate between 2015 and 2050, a UN report shows.

Society | July 30, 2015, Thursday // 10:00 | Viewed: 3056

Thracian Treasures Return to Bulgaria After Exhibition in Louvre

The Thracian treasures, which had been on exhibition at the Louvre museum since April, returned to Bulgaria late on Wednesday.

Society » Culture | July 30, 2015, Thursday // 09:42 | Viewed: 1707

Temperatures in Bulgaria to Exceed 40 Degrees as Heat Wave Reaches Its Peak

The heat wave, which has gripped Bulgaria, is expected to reach its peak on Thursday with temperatures expected to exceed forty degrees.

Society » Environment | July 30, 2015, Thursday // 08:47 | Viewed: 3788

Youth Unemployment in Bulgaria Drops to 17.7% in 2014

Youth unemployment in Bulgaria dropped by 4.

Society | July 29, 2015, Wednesday // 18:07 | Viewed: 1768

Bulgarian Air Force Pilatus PC-12 Safely Lands on Belly, No Injuries Reported  

A Bulgarian Air Force Pilatus PC-12 transport aircraft has landed on its belly at Graf Ignatievo airfield after its landing gear failed, the Defence Ministry said on Wednesday.

Society » Incidents | July 29, 2015, Wednesday // 17:05 | Viewed: 2190

Army Lends Support in Extinguishing Wildfire in Bulgaria's Haskovo Region

The district governor of Bulgaria's Haskovo Dobri Belivanov has requested aid from the Defence Ministry in extinguishing the wildfire raging between the villages of Bryagovo and Ostar kamak.

Society » Incidents | July 29, 2015, Wednesday // 16:03 | Viewed: 1816

3-Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Southern Bulgaria

An earthquake of magnitude 3 on the Richter scale was registered in southern Bulgaria on Wednesday.

Society » Environment | July 29, 2015, Wednesday // 10:42 | Viewed: 1818

Code Orange Issued in 21 Bulgarian Regions over Dangerous Heat

As many as 21 Bulgarian regions have been placed under Code Orange for Wednesday as extremely high temperatures are expected to sweep the country.

Society » Environment | July 29, 2015, Wednesday // 08:31 | Viewed: 3272

Wildfire Rages Near Bulgaria's Boboshevo

A wildfire has been raging near the village of Sopovo, located in the municipality of Boboshevo in western Bulgaria.

Society » Incidents | July 28, 2015, Tuesday // 19:45 | Viewed: 1910

Close to 2.5 Million Bulgarians Live Below Poverty Line - Study

More than 2 460 000 Bulgarians or 34 % of the country's population live below the poverty line of BGN 295 per month.

Society | July 28, 2015, Tuesday // 16:22 | Viewed: 3057

Monument to Elias Canetti Unveiled in Bulgaria's Ruse

A statue depicting Nobel Prize winner Elias Canetti was unveiled over the weekend in the town of Ruse, northeastern Bulgaria.

Society » Culture | July 28, 2015, Tuesday // 10:48 | Viewed: 2438

Thracian Polearm Among Archaeological Finds in Bulgaria's Perperikon

Bulgarian archaeologists have unearthed a peculiar close combat bladed weapon used by the Thracians, Prof Nikolay Ovcharov has said.

Society » Archaeology | July 28, 2015, Tuesday // 10:17 | Viewed: 1999

4-Magnitude Earthquake in Greece Felt in Bulgaria

An earthquake measuring 4 on the Richter scale was registered Tuesday morning in Greece near the country’s border with Bulgaria, according to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC).

Society » Environment | July 28, 2015, Tuesday // 08:11 | Viewed: 1464

Wildfire Forces Evacuation of 10,000 Campers in southern France

Some 10,000 holidaymakers had to leave three campsites in southern France on Monday due to a wildfire, thelocal.

Society » Incidents | July 27, 2015, Monday // 20:29 | Viewed: 1769

Bulgarian Archaeologists Discover 11th Century Rakia Distillation Vessel

Bulgarian archaeologists recently discovered an 11th century fragment of a distillation vessel used for the production of the country's traditional fruit brandy, which is known as rakia.

Society » Archaeology | July 27, 2015, Monday // 13:05 | Viewed: 4528

Sofia Breathes Festival to Start This Sunday

For a sixth year in a row August will be marked by the Sofia Breathes urban culture festival.

Society » Culture | July 27, 2015, Monday // 12:10 | Viewed: 1539

Wildfire in Bulgaria's Rila Mountain Contained

A wildfire in the Rila Mountain in Southwestern Bulgaria has now been fully contained, the local firefighters' service says.

Society » Incidents | July 27, 2015, Monday // 09:47 | Viewed: 2098