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Damage after Harmanli Riots Reaches BGN 0.1 M

The damages incurred by the riots in the Harmanli reception center last week amount to some BGN 100 000, public broadcaster BNR says, citing local officials.

Society | December 2, 2016, Friday // 10:02 | Viewed: 1242

Bulgaria's Weather Service Warns of Strong Winds in All Regions

A Code Yellow alert has been issued across Bulgaria for Friday, with heavy winds expected in all of the country's 28 regions.

Society » Environment | December 2, 2016, Friday // 09:52 | Viewed: 1289

Sofia's 1st Living Christmas Tree to Be Lit Up on Thursday

Bulgaria's capital Sofia will have a living Christmas tree for the first time and will light it up on Thursday, the local administration says.

Society | December 1, 2016, Thursday // 09:09 | Viewed: 1201

Bulgarian MPs Vote to Oblige Telecoms to Give Data on Missing Persons

Mobile operators will now be obliged to give out information about the whereabouts of persons who have gone missing in the mountains.

Society | December 1, 2016, Thursday // 08:47 | Viewed: 1229

Bulgarian MPs Keep Health Insurance Contribution at 8%

Bulgarian lawmakers have agreed to keep health insurance contributions at a level of 8% of the monthly wage.

Society » Health | November 30, 2016, Wednesday // 11:51 | Viewed: 1753

Theodore Ushev's Animation with Chance for Oscar Nominations 2017

Short animation directed by Theodore Ushev, using Georgi Gospodinov's story Blind Vaysha was included in the list of top 10 proposals, one of which will be selected for Oscar nominations 2017, according to WebCafe.

Society » Culture | November 29, 2016, Tuesday // 12:20 | Viewed: 2009

Zoetrope - Bulgarian Animation Worth Watching

Today, November, 29, will be projected the full-length version of the animation Zoetrope by Sotir and Penko Gelevi. It takes several years and over 100 000 drawings and the result we will see in Cinema Lumiere, 18.30.

Society » Culture | November 29, 2016, Tuesday // 12:10 | Viewed: 2190

Weather Alert Issued throughout Bulgaria over Heavy Snow

Bulgaria's weather service has issued a Code Yellow warning over severe conditions across the country.

Society » Environment | November 29, 2016, Tuesday // 10:01 | Viewed: 3971

Bulgaria's Ancient Theatre in Plovdiv Older by Nearly a Century

A newly-discovered sign reads that the Ancient Theatre in Plovdiv was built in the 90’s of the 1st century AD and not as previously thought between 116 and 117 AD, announced the Mayor of Plovdiv Ivan Totev and archaeologists Maya Martinova and Nikolay Sha

Society » Archaeology | November 28, 2016, Monday // 14:31 | Viewed: 1623

Bulgaria's Weather Service Warns of Ice on Roads in Several Regions

Warnings have been issued in several Bulgarian regions as black ice is expected in the country's west, the national weather service has said.

Society » Environment | November 28, 2016, Monday // 09:44 | Viewed: 4163

'No Dangerous Diseases' Found So Far in Bulgaria's Harmanli

There have been no immediate reports of epidemic diseases at the migrant accommondation and reception centr in Harmanli in Southern Bulgaria, a medical official has said.

Society | November 27, 2016, Sunday // 12:15 | Viewed: 1531

High Blood Pressure Medications Free-of-Charge As Of New Year

Medicines for high blood pressure will be free-of-charge as of New Year.

Society » Health | November 25, 2016, Friday // 14:34 | Viewed: 3291

Bulgaria's LA General Consulate To Launch Donation Campaign for Memorial Plaque

Bulgaria’s General Consulate in Los Angeles, together with Bulgarian associations, Bulgarian schools in the city and friends of Bulgaria, will launch on December 3 a donation campaign for the collection of funds for the setting up of a memorial plaque com

Society | November 22, 2016, Tuesday // 11:40 | Viewed: 1086

Bulgaria's SAC Rules Fingerprint Identification in Hospitals Is Not Valid

The Supreme Administrative Court has ruled that fingerprint identification in hospitals is not valid.

Society » Health | November 22, 2016, Tuesday // 10:39 | Viewed: 1457

Bulgaria Marks Theatres Night on Saturday

Fifteen Bulgarian towns and cities are celebrating the Theatres Night on Saturday, with visitors being allowed behind the curtains a number of theaters performing late into the evening.

Society » Culture | November 19, 2016, Saturday // 09:32 | Viewed: 4833

Greece Hit by 5-Magniture Earthquake

A strong quake that hit northern Greece early on Saturday was also felt across Southern Bulgaria, local media outlets report.

Society » Environment | November 19, 2016, Saturday // 09:01 | Viewed: 3024

Sofia University Ranks 1st in Bulgaria’s Higher-Education Rating

For yet another consecutive year, Sofia University St.

Society » Education | November 18, 2016, Friday // 21:32 | Viewed: 4514

Bulgaria Nominates Stoyanka Mutafova for Guinness Book of Records

A proposal for listing the name of Stoyanka Mutafova in the Guinness Book of Records has been officially submitted by the Bulgarian Cultural Institute in London with the support of the outgoing Culture Minister Vezhdi Rashidov.

Society » Culture | November 18, 2016, Friday // 16:25 | Viewed: 42695

Artists from Finland Show Bulgarian Folk Proverbs in 'Cabinets of Wisdom' Exhibition

How one Finland artist understands Bulgarian folk wisdom like ''Drop by drop, a whole lake becomes'' or ,,The tongue has no bones but is strong enough to break bones''?

Society » Culture | November 18, 2016, Friday // 15:28 | Viewed: 3883

Bulgaria's Health Minister To Be Indicted Over Vaccines Scandal

Sofia City Prosecutor’s Office is preparing an indictment against Health Minister Moskov in relation to the vaccines scandal which took place at the beginning of 2016.

Society » Health | November 17, 2016, Thursday // 17:11 | Viewed: 2036

Hungary Mulls Using Only Daylight Saving Time

Hungary's parliamentary committee approved a draft law providing the country to not change their time and to stay on Daylight Saving Time (DST) all year.

Society | November 17, 2016, Thursday // 13:56 | Viewed: 2291
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