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Bulgarian Storms Guinness World Records with Teapots

A man from Bulgaria's Ruse boasts a huge teapot collection and is even considering attempting to enter the Guinness Book of World Records.

Society | April 20, 2015, Monday // 13:25 | Viewed: 588

Village Population in Bulgaria Marks Decrease

Depopulated towns in Bulgaria are 164 as of December 2014, as reported by the National Statistical Institute.

Society | April 20, 2015, Monday // 11:06 | Viewed: 747

Bulgaria's Labor Min Tables Tough Measures to Boost Work Safety

Labor and Social Policy Minister Ivaylo Kalfin has proposed Criminal Code amendments targeting employers who do not sign contracts with workers.

Society | April 20, 2015, Monday // 10:33 | Viewed: 496

Stones Hurled at Bulgarian Socialist Party Headquarters

An unknown man has thrown paving stones at the main office of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) in downtown Sofia, party officials say.

Society » Incidents | April 20, 2015, Monday // 07:51 | Viewed: 588

Bulgaria Had 164 Empty Villages in End-2014

There were 164 Bulgarian villages with no residents as of December 31, 2014, national statistics show.

Society | April 19, 2015, Sunday // 10:44 | Viewed: 3136

Bulgarian Scientists Develop First Space Greenhouse on Earth

Scientists from Bulgaria, which is the third country in the world in the production of space food after Russia and the USA, have developed the first space greenhouse on Earth.

Society | April 18, 2015, Saturday // 15:08 | Viewed: 1937

Wildfire in Southwestern Bulgaria Tamed, No Danger to Spread

The forest fire in the municipality of Strumyani in southwestern Bulgaria has been localised and there is no danger of it spreading further.

Society » Incidents | April 18, 2015, Saturday // 10:38 | Viewed: 1002

Bulgarian Population Decreased by 0.6 % in 2014

According to the latest figures of the National Statistical Institute (NSI), which were published on Friday, the Bulgarian population decreased by 0.6 % in 2014.

Society | April 17, 2015, Friday // 14:12 | Viewed: 1927

Serbian Government Jet Failure Forces President Nikolic to Cancel Vatican Visit

Serbia’s President Tomislav Nikolic cancelled his visit to the Vatican on Friday after his plane had to return to Belgrade due to an engine failure, state news agency Tanjug reported.

Society » Incidents | April 17, 2015, Friday // 13:08 | Viewed: 1154

Bulgaria Registers Increased Air Pollution Levels

Air pollution in Sofia with fine dust particles has been detected over the past one year.

Society » Environment | April 16, 2015, Thursday // 15:21 | Viewed: 1107

NGO Project Residence Baba to Save Bulgarian Villages from Depopulation

Starting April 16 young people that are not permanently employed will be able to apply and participate in the project Residence Baba ( Residence Granny).

Society | April 16, 2015, Thursday // 14:52 | Viewed: 1462

Construction Works on Bulgaria's Beach of Coral Will Be Stopped, Official Says

An obligatory administrative sanction has been issued, stopping the construction works near Bulgaria's southern Black Sea beach of Coral.

Society » Environment | April 16, 2015, Thursday // 13:13 | Viewed: 1244

Bulgaria Marks 90 Years Since Deadliest Terror Attack

On Thursday Bulgaria remembers what has remained in history as the deadliest-ever terror attack the country has experienced.

Society | April 16, 2015, Thursday // 12:42 | Viewed: 1394

Gallup: 40% of Bulgarians Would Not Vote in General Election

According to the latest political and economic index of Gallup International, which was released on Wednesday, 40 % of Bulgarians would not vote in case parliamentary elections were to take place.

Society | April 15, 2015, Wednesday // 16:00 | Viewed: 1095

Whitesnake Embarks on Purple Tour, to Visit Bulgaria in November

The rock legends Whitesnake are embarking on their Purple Tour, which also includes a concert in Bulgaria in November.

Society » Culture | April 15, 2015, Wednesday // 14:09 | Viewed: 2009

Construction Works at Bulgarian Black Sea Coast Campsite Temporarily Stopped

Construction works of a holiday village at campsite Yug (South) on Bulgaria’s Black Sea coast will be stopped temporarily over minor flaws in the documents, according to Regional Development Minister Lilyana Pavlova.

Society » Environment | April 15, 2015, Wednesday // 12:29 | Viewed: 1238

Bulgaria Emerging from Isolation, PM Says in Louvre

Bulgaria is now emerging out of its recent international isolation, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov noted at the opening ceremony of The Epic of the Thracian Kings at the Louvre in Paris.

Society » Culture | April 15, 2015, Wednesday // 10:01 | Viewed: 1366

No Version Ruled Out about Iganovo Blasts - Bulgaria Deputy EconMin

All hypotheses seeking to explain Tuesday's new explosions at a production site of VMZ Sopot military plant are on the table, Bulgarian Deputy Economy Minister Lyuben Petrov has said.

Society » Incidents | April 15, 2015, Wednesday // 09:20 | Viewed: 1013

Bulgaria to Allocate EU Funding of BGN 115 M to Fighting Air Pollution in Cities

Bulgaria will allocate a total of BGN 115 M under operational program Environment 2014-2020 for measures against air pollution, according to Deputy Environment Minister Pavel Gudzherov.

Society » Environment | April 15, 2015, Wednesday // 09:17 | Viewed: 1025

Bulgaria - Number One in Doping Usage in Europe, Sports Minister says

Bulgaria is the leader in Europe in terms of usage of doping-containing food supplements.

Society | April 14, 2015, Tuesday // 12:00 | Viewed: 1174

Anastacia Expected in Sofia Prior to First Ever Concert in Bulgaria

Pop star Anastacia will be performing in Bulgaria for the very first time on April 16. The concert will be held in the Hall 1 at the National Palace of Culture in Sofia.

Society » Culture | April 14, 2015, Tuesday // 11:04 | Viewed: 1351