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Anti-Discrimination Protest to Be Held in Sofia over 'Racist Remarks' of Gov't

A demonstration targeting discrimination and racism is to be staged in Bulgaria's capital Sofia on Sunday afternoon.

Society | December 21, 2014, Sunday // 11:30 | Viewed: 631

Cyprus Returns Smuggled Jewellery Items to Bulgaria

Cyprus has returned to Bulgaria three ancient pieces of jewellery, part of Bulgaria`s cultural heritage.

Society » Archaeology | December 20, 2014, Saturday // 12:08 | Viewed: 976

Maglizh Ammo Plant Blast Caused by Breakdown - Interior Ministry

Bulgarian officials have attributed Friday's accident at the Maglizh ammo factory to a breakdown, but have failed to make clear if it was human-made.

Society » Incidents | December 19, 2014, Friday // 18:58 | Viewed: 697

Bulgarian Ammo Plant Blast Leaves 1 Dead, 3 Wounded, Officials Confirm

The Interior Ministry officially confirmed on Friday that the blast at a Bulgarian ammo factory had claimed one life and had left three wounded.

Society » Incidents | December 19, 2014, Friday // 16:36 | Viewed: 664

Bulgarian MPs Pass BGN 3 B Healthcare Budget

Lawmakers approved on Friday the expenditure of Bulgaria's national health fund for next year.

Society » Health | December 19, 2014, Friday // 16:19 | Viewed: 516

Protesters Demand Resignation of Bulgaria's Finance Minister

A group of protesters gathered at an improvised rally in front of the National Assembly in Sofia, demanding the resignation of Bulgaria's Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov.

Society | December 19, 2014, Friday // 14:19 | Viewed: 1060

Man Presumed Dead After Blast at Bulgarian Hunting Ammo Factory

One man was presumed dead and two women were severely injured by a blast at a Bulgarian fireworks and hunting ammunition factory on Friday.

Society » Incidents | December 19, 2014, Friday // 13:25 | Viewed: 477

Woman Finds Hand Grenade In Sofia

A woman found a hand grenade in a house in Sofia's Strelbishte residential district, reports the Interior Ministry.

Society » Incidents | December 18, 2014, Thursday // 11:53 | Viewed: 614

Bulgaria's Child Mortality Is 2 Times Higher Than EU's

Child mortality in Bulgaria is two times higher than that in the rest of the EU, said deputy Health Minister Vanyo Sharkov, quoting Eurostat data.

Society » Health | December 18, 2014, Thursday // 10:16 | Viewed: 866

Spain's 'Cultural Earthquake' to Rock Sofia in 2015

An exhibition of works by Pablo Picasso will be one of the central events in the 2015 cultural calendar organized by the Cervantes Institute and the Spanish Embassy in Sofia.

Society » Culture | December 18, 2014, Thursday // 09:13 | Viewed: 1374

Sofia Woman Finds Hand Grenade at Her Door

Police have sealed off the region around an apartment block in Mladost district in Sofia, Bulgaria, after a hand grenade was found in the building, officials say.

Society » Incidents | December 17, 2014, Wednesday // 11:40 | Viewed: 657

Bulgarian Miners Go on Underground Strike near Burgas

The workers from Cherno More mine near the Bulgarian city of Burgas have gone on strike again, with over 40 people from the night shift remaining underground on Wednesday.

Society | December 17, 2014, Wednesday // 10:26 | Viewed: 782

Children Subject to Violence, Deprivation at Bulgarian Reformatories - NGO

Bulgarian reformatories are places where children are suffering from sexual harrassment, physical violence and deprivation of food, the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee has warned.

Society | December 16, 2014, Tuesday // 20:42 | Viewed: 661

Israeli Investors Building 4 Oncological Centers in Bulgaria

Four new oncological centers built by Israeli entrepreneurs are to become operational in 2015, the country's Ambassador to Bulgaria has said.

Society » Health | December 16, 2014, Tuesday // 17:45 | Viewed: 1532

Balkan Music Star Goran Bregovic Returns for Concert in Sofia

Balkan music star Goran Bregovic and his Weddings and Funeral Orchestra will perform in a concert on Friday at the Arena Armeec in Sofia.

Society » Culture | December 16, 2014, Tuesday // 16:00 | Viewed: 805

18 Bulgarian Cities Have 'Extremely Polluted' Air

Eighteen Bulgarian cities have “extremely polluted” air in the past several days, shows data of the Executive Environment Agency, reports Nova TV.

Society » Environment | December 16, 2014, Tuesday // 15:32 | Viewed: 1069

Sports, Elections, Diets, Love Most Frequently Googled by Bulgarians

The most frequently googled events by Bulgarians in 2014 are the FIFA World Cub and the elections, shows the Google Trends annual survey for Bulgaria.

Society | December 16, 2014, Tuesday // 14:09 | Viewed: 543

21% of Bulgarians Lived Below Poverty Line in 2013

In 2013, the average monthly poverty line for the country stands at BGN 285.92 per household member, according to Bulgaria’s National Statistical Institute (NSI).

Society | December 15, 2014, Monday // 15:21 | Viewed: 933

Policemen, Firefighters, Rescuers Cooperate to Find Children Lost in Mountain

Over 200 policemen, firefighters and rescuers with a helicopter cooperated in the rescue of three children that had been reported missing on Saturday evening in the mountainous region of Sinite kamani (Blue stones) near the Bulgarian town of Sliven.

Society » Incidents | December 14, 2014, Sunday // 13:38 | Viewed: 719

Series of Road Accidents in Bulgaria Result in Casualties, Injuries

Series of road accidents resulted in casualties and injuries in all parts of Bulgaria on Saturday.

Society » Incidents | December 14, 2014, Sunday // 11:17 | Viewed: 927

Bulgaria Marks 25th Anniversary of Historical Anti-Communist Protest

Bulgaria marks on Sunday the 25th anniversary of a historical protest against the then ruling Communist regime.

Society | December 14, 2014, Sunday // 10:41 | Viewed: 2707