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Bulgaria Ranks 58th by Human Development Index

Bulgaria ranks 58th in the list of countries in the 2014 Human Development Report (HDR) released on 24 July in Tokyo.

Society | 7 hours ago | Viewed: 395

Reporters Without Borders Slam Amendments to BG Penal Code on Banks

The Reporters Without Borders organisation harshly criticised the amendments to Bulgaria's Penal Code criminalising the spreading of false information on banks.

Society | 7 hours ago | Viewed: 278

Private Companies to Organize Driving License Tests – Agency Head

Bulgaria's Automobile Administration Executive Agency (AAEA) has proposed that driver's license exams be conducted by private companies.

Society | 8 hours ago | Viewed: 321

Bulgarian Police Is Looking For A German Citizen

Bulgarian police is looking for a German citizen who went missing in Varna two weeks ago, according to the Interior Ministry website.

Society | 9 hours ago | Viewed: 336

Bulgaria's Environment Ministry Warns of Possible Flash Floods

Bulgaria's Ministry of Environment has warned of expected rise of river water levels throughout the country on Thursday.

Society » Environment | July 24, 2014, Thursday // 11:36 | Viewed: 411

Almost Half of Bulgarians Live Below Poverty Threshold – Survey

A total of 49.3% of all Bulgarians live below the poverty threshold, a survey by Greek statistical institute EL.STAT shows.

Society | July 24, 2014, Thursday // 10:32 | Viewed: 390

Bulgaria's Sunny Beach 'Knocks Back' 20 Tonnes of Alcohol Daily

Tourists in Bulgaria's Black Sea Sunny Beach resort consume the astounding 20 tonnes of alcoholic beverages per day, according to a survey of Bulgarian Telegraph Daily.

Society | July 23, 2014, Wednesday // 17:33 | Viewed: 1945

Bulgaria Tops Global Spam-Per-Person Chart

Bulgaria ranks as the country receiving the biggest amount of spam per person in Q2, 2014, according to UK-based software security company Sophos.

Society | July 23, 2014, Wednesday // 16:37 | Viewed: 419

Germany Will Not Send Back to Bulgaria 3000 Refugees

Germany will not send back to Bulgaria the 3000 refugees, as previously reported, the State Agency for Refugees (DAB) chief Nikolay Chirpanliev told bTV.

Society | July 23, 2014, Wednesday // 12:28 | Viewed: 799

Code Yellow Warning for Rains and Thunderstorms Issued

Bulgaria's Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology issued a code yellow warning for heavy rains and thunderstorms for the entire territory of the country.

Society | July 23, 2014, Wednesday // 11:04 | Viewed: 847

Fear of Hail Fills Up Sofia's Underground Parkings

The code orange warning for expected hailstorm in Sofia on Tuesday filled up the municipal underground parkings at the metro stations, said the Sofia Municipality.

Society | July 22, 2014, Tuesday // 15:43 | Viewed: 713

3 Bulgarian Seafarers Set Off For Round-the-World Sailing Trip

Three Bulgarian men will set off for a sailing trip around the world, Bulgarian National Radio announced.

Society | July 22, 2014, Tuesday // 15:29 | Viewed: 527

Pest Infestations On the Rise Because of Rains

he heavy rains and local floods caused pest infestations across the country, reports Vesti.

Society | July 22, 2014, Tuesday // 15:28 | Viewed: 726

Bulgaria's Euroroma Threatens Blockades on Major Roads

The Euroroma party posed an ultimatum to the Stara Zagora Mayor Zhivko Todorov the stop the demolition of illegal Roma houses in the city, reports news.

Society | July 22, 2014, Tuesday // 14:09 | Viewed: 888

Bulgaria's Hail Suppression Agency Cannot Disperse Gathering Clouds

Bulgaria's Hail Suppression Agency cannot disperse the gathering thunderstorm clouds for technical reasons due to the direction from which they are coming, Tuesday.

Society | July 22, 2014, Tuesday // 11:54 | Viewed: 682

6 Bulgarian Districts Bracing for Heavy Rain, Thunderstorms, Hail

A "code orange" weather alert for heavy rain, thunderstorms, and hail has been declared in six Bulgarian districts, while 19 other districts are under a "code yellow" alert.

Society » Environment | July 22, 2014, Tuesday // 10:10 | Viewed: 1284

Bulgaria 'to Resettle' 2000 Refugees - Report

Authorities are planning to resettle two thousands of people who have been granted refugee or humanitarian status until the end of 2014, a Bulgarian daily writes.

Society | July 21, 2014, Monday // 16:54 | Viewed: 690

New Fund to Raise Money for Culture in Bulgaria's Sofia

A newly founded Cultural Innovation Fund will raise private and public funds for alternative contemporary art, Sofia mayor Yordanka Fandakova announced Monday.

Society » Culture | July 21, 2014, Monday // 15:48 | Viewed: 592

3 Police Officers Injured in Roma Clashes in Bulgaria's Stara Zagora

Three police officers have been injured in the clashes that broke out Monday in the Roma district in Bulgaria's city of Stara Zagora.

Society | July 21, 2014, Monday // 15:12 | Viewed: 825

1 in 10 Convicted to Jail Criminals in Bulgaria Is Hiding

Roughly one in 10 convicted to jail criminals in Bulgaria is hiding from the law, reports Sega daily.

Society | July 21, 2014, Monday // 14:34 | Viewed: 593

Bulgarian Students Win 3 Medals at Int'l Informatics Olympiad

A Bulgarian team won two gold medals and a silver medal at the 26th International Olympiad in Informatics held on July 13-20 in Taiwan.

Society » Education | July 21, 2014, Monday // 12:05 | Viewed: 692
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