Bulgaria Submits First Nomination for Global Teacher Prize

A Bulgarian nomination for the Global Teacher Prize, an annual USD 1 million award given to teachers who have made an outstanding contribution to the profession, will be submitted for the first time in 2015.

Society » Education | October 5, 2015, Monday // 09:57 | Viewed: 1051

Road Traffic Monitoring System To Be Launched in Bulgaria by end-October

An automated data acquisition and analysis system for road traffic data from motorways and first-class roads is to be completed by end-October, according to Bulgaria’s Road Infrastructure Agency (RIA).

Society | October 4, 2015, Sunday // 13:01 | Viewed: 2001

Bulgaria's Stara Zagora Holding 10-Day Beer Festival

The town of Stara Zagora, in Southern Bulgaria, has become Bulgaria's "beer capital" as of October 02, Friday.

Society | October 3, 2015, Saturday // 11:11 | Viewed: 1769

Children's Museum Opens Doors in Bulgaria's Sofia

A museum created specially for children opened on Thursday in the Bulgarian capital Sofia.

Society » Education | October 2, 2015, Friday // 08:26 | Viewed: 1760

Bulgaria's Alarm Siren System to Be Tested at 13h

Bulgaria is to test its alarm system on Thursday, with sirens due to sound in eleven towns and cities across the country.

Society | October 1, 2015, Thursday // 07:48 | Viewed: 1584

New Bulgarian App Gives Information on Traffic, Road Incidents

A new application has been launched to give up-to-date information on traffic across Bulgaria, along with other important data, Regional Minister Lilyana Pavlova has said.

Society | October 1, 2015, Thursday // 06:35 | Viewed: 2040

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: 4057

Wooden Sculptures Attract the Attention of the Tourists in the Open-Air Museum “Etar”

A spoon-shaped bench, a rug made out of pine logs, a door that “guarded” one home in the village of Bozhentsi one century ago…These plastic arts and several more “send” messages to the tourists that have set off for the craftsmen’s street of “Etar” open-a

Society » Culture | September 29, 2015, Tuesday // 15:00 | Viewed: 1558

Bulgarian Village of Belozem Declares State of Emergency

Bulgarian authorities declared a state of emergency in the village of Belozem, located in the province of Plovdiv late on Monday.

Society » Environment | September 29, 2015, Tuesday // 11:08 | Viewed: 1823

Salaries in Bulgaria’s Emergency Care Sector to Go Up by 20% as of Jan 2015

Salaries in the emergency healthcare sector will increase by 20% as of January 2015, according to Deputy Health Minister Vanyo Sharkov.

Society » Health | September 29, 2015, Tuesday // 10:54 | Viewed: 1387

Bulgarian Authorities Issue Red Code Over Heavy Rain, Strong Winds in Burgas

The National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology (NIMH) to the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAN) issued a red code over considerable rainfall and strong winds in the province of Burgas.

Society » Environment | September 29, 2015, Tuesday // 07:54 | Viewed: 2033

Bulgaria’s Refugee Agency Reports Spike in Migratory Pressure in 2015

Bulgaria’s State Agency for Refugees (SAR) has informed about a sudden spike in migratory pressure on the country in 2015.

Society | September 28, 2015, Monday // 13:52 | Viewed: 1629

15 Districts in Bulgaria under ‘Code Yellow’ Weather Alert over Heavy Rain

15 districts in central and eastern Bulgaria are under a “code yellow” weather alert due to heavy rainfall, according to a forecast of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS).

Society » Environment | September 28, 2015, Monday // 09:48 | Viewed: 2372

3% of Bulgaria’s Population Have No Access to Emergency Medial Service

211 000 Bulgarian nationals, or 3% of the population, have no access to emergency medical service because they live in remote areas, according to a report of the National Audit Office (NAO) on the quality of medical care in the country.

Society » Health | September 27, 2015, Sunday // 14:31 | Viewed: 1506

Bulgaria Unveils 2015 Junior Eurovision Anthem

#Discover is the name of this year's Junior Eurovision anthem, organizers from the Bulgarian National Television announced less than two months before the contest takes place in Sofia.

Society » Culture | September 26, 2015, Saturday // 16:25 | Viewed: 1426

Bulgaria Migrant Accommodation Centers 'Half Empty'

Beds in accommodation centers for asylum seekers in Bulgaria are only 49 percent full, authorities say.

Society | September 26, 2015, Saturday // 11:12 | Viewed: 2797

Last Circus Lions in Bulgaria Leave for South Africa

Two lions born in Bulgaria who were once part of a circus here have already undertaken a long journey to Africa.

Society » Environment | September 26, 2015, Saturday // 10:48 | Viewed: 1727

Bulgaria Should Not Let More Migrants In, Orthodox Church Says

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church has announced it will help migrants who have arrived in Bulgaria, but has urged authorities not to let any more migrants in.

Society | September 25, 2015, Friday // 18:02 | Viewed: 5911

Six Bulgarian Cities Participate in Tenth Edition of European Researchers' Night

Six Bulgarian cities are participating in the tenth edition of the European Researchers' Night which is taking place on Friday.

Society | September 25, 2015, Friday // 11:05 | Viewed: 3088

11th Bulgarian Film Festival in New York to Open Sept. 28

The eleventh edition of So Independent, the first ever yearly Bulgarian film showcase outside of Bulgaria, will open in New York on Monday.

Society » Culture | September 24, 2015, Thursday // 19:27 | Viewed: 2550

Bulgaria Orders Montupet to Halt Aluminium Casting Unit over Suspected Air Pollution

Bulgarian authorities have ordered Montupet EOOD, part of France-based Montupet SA group, to suspend part of the operations of its aluminium casting plant in Ruse suspected as a source of excessive air pollution.

Society » Environment | September 23, 2015, Wednesday // 21:00 | Viewed: 2949