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Bulgaria Marks 95 Years of Neuilly Treaty after WWI

Bulgarians around the country marked Thursday what is believed to be one of the most sinister dates in the country's history - the signing of the Treaty of Neuilly-sur-Seine.

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UNESCO Adds Production of Chiprovtsi Carpets to ‘Intangible Heritage’ List

The production of Chiprovtsi carpets has been inscribed on UNESCO’s Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

Society » Culture | November 26, 2014, Wednesday // 20:24 | Viewed: 405

Bulgarian Parliament Boosts Healthcare Budget with BGN 100 M

The National Assembly increased the budget of the National Health Insurance Fund (NZOK) with further BGN 100 million.

Society » Health | November 26, 2014, Wednesday // 11:48 | Viewed: 355

Bulgarian TPP Carries Highest Pollution Cost in Europe

The Maritsa Iztok-2 Thermal Power Plant (TPP) is topping by far a European list of the continent's most pollutive industrial facilities, a report published Tuesday shows.

Society » Environment | November 25, 2014, Tuesday // 19:29 | Viewed: 715

Google, bTV 'Best Brands in Bulgaria'

Global search giant Google is the best-known brand in Bulgaria, a yearly Top 20 ranking shows.

Society | November 25, 2014, Tuesday // 18:02 | Viewed: 864

Bulgaria Deputy PM Calls for Minumum Wage Increase in 2015

Social Minister and Deputy PM for social policy Ivaylo Kalfin has announced he will join trade unions' calls and insist on increasing the minimum wage by BGN 40.

Society | November 25, 2014, Tuesday // 17:04 | Viewed: 625

UNHCR Calls on Bulgarians to "See Refugees Through Different Eyes"

The United Nations refugee agency has launched an anti-xenophobia media campaign calling on Bulgarians to "see refugees through new eyes".

Society | November 25, 2014, Tuesday // 13:56 | Viewed: 547

Traffic Police Will Not Pull Over Motorists Unless Necessary

Bulgaria's traffic police will not pull over motorists for speeding and all contacts between drivers and police on the road will be filmed.

Society | November 25, 2014, Tuesday // 12:29 | Viewed: 891

Interior Ministry To Present New Anti-Corruption Measures

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry will present on Tuesday new rules for the work of police officers, aiming to combat corruption, especially among traffic police.

Society | November 25, 2014, Tuesday // 08:41 | Viewed: 657

Bulgaria ex-IntMin Awarded for Response to Sarafovo Bus Bombing

Bulgaria's former Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov has received an award from Chabad, the world's largest Jewish organization, for his reactions in the aftermath of the 2012 Sarafovo terror attack, the ruling GERB party has said.

Society | November 24, 2014, Monday // 14:09 | Viewed: 634

Education Minister Labels Schoolbooks' Content as Powder Keg

The Minister of Education Todor Tanev has compared the content of the schoolbooks to that of a powder keg.

Society » Education | November 24, 2014, Monday // 13:05 | Viewed: 635

Refugees in Bulgaria 'Segregated Like Roma'

Refugees living in Bulgaria are segregated like the local Roma population and do not wish to learn Bulgarian, the Bulgarian Refugee Agency (DAB)'s Chairman Nikolay Chirpanliev has said.

Society | November 24, 2014, Monday // 12:35 | Viewed: 796

Woman Finds Live Worms in Cookie Package

A Bulgarian woman who bought two packages of cookies for her baby found worms inside, a Bulgarian TV station reports.

Society » Incidents | November 22, 2014, Saturday // 12:49 | Viewed: 1114

Bulgaria Ready to Support International Criminal Court – Chief Prosecutor

Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov has met with a delegation of the International Criminal Court (ICC) which has arrived in Bulgaria at his invitation.

Society | November 21, 2014, Friday // 17:55 | Viewed: 1489

BAS To Investigate UFO Claims

The Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) Institute for Space Studies recently held its first official conference on the existence of UFOs and extraterrestrial intelligence, Prof.

Society | November 21, 2014, Friday // 15:45 | Viewed: 4613

Sixth Edition Of 'Northern Lights' Festival For Nordic Cinema

The sixth edition of the “Northern Lights” festival for Nordic cinema will take place in Sofia's Cinema House (Dom na kinoto), Euro Cinema, Odeon and G8 cultural centre December 3 – 11.

Society » Culture | November 21, 2014, Friday // 14:38 | Viewed: 992

Sofia Patient with 'Ebola' Symptoms Infected with Malaria

The 57-year-old patient hospitalized with symptoms resembling those of Ebola on Thursday evening has falciparum malaria, medical officials say.

Society » Health | November 21, 2014, Friday // 14:12 | Viewed: 1056

Sofia Literary Festival Focuses On Nordic Literature

This year's edition of the Sofia International Literary Festival will focus on the modern Nordic literature.

Society » Culture | November 21, 2014, Friday // 13:05 | Viewed: 1217

14-th Bansko Film Fest Starts On November 25

The 14-th edition of the Bansko Film Fest starts on November 25 in Bansko's community centre “Nikola Vaptsarov”.

Society » Culture | November 21, 2014, Friday // 11:51 | Viewed: 1079

86% Of Bulgaria's University Students Ready To Relocate

Eighty-six percent of Bulgaria's university students are considering relocation to another country or city, shows a survey of the Bulgarian Industrial Association among students and employers.

Society | November 21, 2014, Friday // 10:53 | Viewed: 1604

Bulgaria Health Minister Urges Increased Awareness of Ebola Risk

Bulgarian authorities have reacted in an adequate and timely manner in the case of a patient with suspected Ebola-like symptoms but improvements are needed to ensure increased public awaraness of the threat, Health Minister Petar Moskov said on Friday.

Society » Health | November 21, 2014, Friday // 10:14 | Viewed: 921