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Bulgarian Court Releases Migrant Hunter on Bail

A court in the Black Sea city of Burgas has freed on bail a man who forcefully detained three migrants near the Bulgarian border in April.

Society | July 20, 2016, Wednesday // 17:15 | Viewed: 25514

New Sofia Metro Station Opens, Adding 15 000 Passengers

A new metro station has opened in Bulgaria's capital Sofia on Wednesday.

Society | July 20, 2016, Wednesday // 11:28 | Viewed: 2879

Azam Ali to Perform in Sofia in October

Iranian American singer and musician Azam Ali is to play with her band Niyaz in Sofia, organizers of the concert have said.

Society » Culture | July 19, 2016, Tuesday // 15:27 | Viewed: 23966

Bulgaria Filed 5 User Data Requests with Google in 2015

Bulgaria submitted only five user data requests with Google, the third-lowest number in the EU, in 2015, the company's transparency report shows.

Society | July 19, 2016, Tuesday // 14:39 | Viewed: 1957

Strong Winds Expected in Bulgaria on Monday

Bulgaria's weather service has issued a Code Yellow warning for 24 of 28 regions over strong winds.

Society » Environment | July 18, 2016, Monday // 07:26 | Viewed: 3000

State of Emergency Remains after Flood in Bulgaria's Rozino

The situation in the Central Bulgarian village of Rozino is getting back to normal after the area was hit by torrential rains on Friday, its mayor says.

Society » Incidents | July 17, 2016, Sunday // 12:19 | Viewed: 2273

Rozhen Folklore Fair Begins Near Bulgaria's Smolyan

The traditional festival of folklore and livestock breeding, held on the meadows in the area of Rozhen near the town of Smolyan in the Rhodope mountains, began on Friday.

Society » Culture | July 15, 2016, Friday // 17:08 | Viewed: 2024

Bodies of Two Young Men Found in Danube River Near Bulgaria's Ruse

Divers found on Friday the bodies of the two young men, who had gone missing in the Danube river near the Bulgarian city of Ruse on Thursday.

Society » Incidents | July 15, 2016, Friday // 13:39 | Viewed: 2063

Two Young Men Go Missing in Danube River Near Bulgaria's Ruse

Two young men went missing in the Danube river near the Bulgarian city of Ruse late on Thursday afternoon.

Society » Incidents | July 15, 2016, Friday // 10:02 | Viewed: 1981

Bulgarian Midwife Guilty of Baby Beating Released on Bail

Emiliya Kovacheva, the midwife charged with the attempted murder of a 4-year-old baby, has been released on a bail of BGN 1500 (EUR 767).

Society » Health | July 14, 2016, Thursday // 16:49 | Viewed: 2675

Bansko Jazz Festival to Feature Musicians from 3 Continents

The latest edition of the International Jazz Festival in Bansko is due to begin on August 06.

Society » Culture | July 14, 2016, Thursday // 16:03 | Viewed: 24063

Sofia Police Detain Bulgarian National, Two Migrants after Scuffle

Three men, of whom one is a Bulgarian citizen and the other two from Syria and Iraq, have been taken to custody after a fight in downtown Sofia, police say.

Society » Incidents | July 14, 2016, Thursday // 14:56 | Viewed: 2111

Body of Russian Tourist Found on Shore in Bulgaria's Sunny Beach

The body of a drowned Russian woman has been found in the resort of Sunny Beach, at the Black Sea, police say.

Society » Incidents | July 14, 2016, Thursday // 10:20 | Viewed: 2828

Hot Weather Alert for Most of Bulgaria on Thursday

Bulgaria's weather service has warned of dangerously high temperatures in 21 of 28 regions.

Society » Environment | July 14, 2016, Thursday // 09:59 | Viewed: 4114

Minumum Risk of Zika Virus Spreading to Bulgaria After First Registered Case in Romania

According to Bulgarian health authorities, the risk of Zika virus spreading to the country has not heightened after the first registered case in Romania.

Society » Health | July 13, 2016, Wednesday // 20:03 | Viewed: 2774

Two Large Fires Take Place in Sofia Overnight

Two large fires took place in two different parts of the Bulgarian capital overnight.

Society » Incidents | July 13, 2016, Wednesday // 17:18 | Viewed: 2749

Eleven-Year-Old Girl Drowns in Bulgaria's Varna

Eleven-year-old girl drowned in the area of the southern beach in Bulgaria's largest Black Sea city of Varna on Tuesday afternoon.

Society » Incidents | July 12, 2016, Tuesday // 17:53 | Viewed: 2525

Nearly 30 000 Bulgarians Emigrated in 2015, Immigrants Exceeded 25 000

Nearly 30 000 Bulgarians emigrated last year, most of them being young people in working age.

Society | July 12, 2016, Tuesday // 17:05 | Viewed: 2068

Bulgaria Registers Its 1st Domain in Cyrillic

The first address using a .бг domain, in Cyrillic letters, has appeared on the Internet.

Society | July 12, 2016, Tuesday // 14:22 | Viewed: 2053

American English Academy Ends School Year with Grand Ceremony

The American English Academy has marked the end of the school year with a festive ceremony in the school's concert hall.

Society » Education | July 12, 2016, Tuesday // 13:25 | Viewed: 2228

Large Fire Rages Near Bulgaria's Plovdiv

A huge fire is raging near the Bulgarian city of Plovdiv on Monday, with the fire having engulfed a large area of dry grass and stubble.

Society » Incidents | July 11, 2016, Monday // 16:08 | Viewed: 1855