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New Kind of Drugs in Bulgaria coming from Africa, Asia and Latin America

On the market there’re about 3,000 different kinds of drugs, and 99% of them are deadly, warn experts, according to BNT.

Society | March 12, 2017, Sunday // 15:33 | Viewed: 4556

Amy Winehouse Comes Alive on Stage Of *Mixtape 5 on April 01

On April, 01 the Serbian band Amy’s House Live Band will present for the first time in Bulgaria their unique tribute show, inspired by the legendary Amy Winehouse.

Society | March 11, 2017, Saturday // 17:50 | Viewed: 13265

Bulgarian Woman Wins EU Award for Creating 1st Tablet for Visually Impaired People

Kristina Tsvetanova has won an award for creating the world's first tablet for blind and visually impaired people, the European Commission says.

Society | March 9, 2017, Thursday // 17:11 | Viewed: 9240

Bulgarian Protesters Vow to Boycott Election over Pensions

Hundreds of elderly people have gathered in front of the Presidency of Bulgaria, calling for a steep increase in retirement pensions over the next few years.

Society | March 9, 2017, Thursday // 16:46 | Viewed: 8055

Area Near Hospital in Central Sofia Sealed Off after Grenades Found

Two war grenades and other explosive devices have been found in out of the old buildings of Alexandrovska hospital, not far from the center of Sofia, media report.

Society » Incidents | March 9, 2017, Thursday // 11:14 | Viewed: 27948

Bulgaria Ranks 63rd by Quality of Life

Bulgaria occupies the 63rd spot when it comes to quality of life, according to a ranking of the US News and World Report.

Society | March 8, 2017, Wednesday // 11:13 | Viewed: 3681

Bulgarian Vigilante Migrant Hunter Acquitted on All Charges

A Bulgarian court on Tuesday acquitted Petar Nizamov, the man who made headlines last year after detaining three Afghan migrants, tying their hands with a plastic strap, of all charges.

Society | March 8, 2017, Wednesday // 08:52 | Viewed: 7961

Catholic Priest in Bulgaria Gets Death Threat for Helping Syrian Refugee Family

A municipal councilor in Belene, northern Bulgaria, has launched a campaign against a Catholic priest as the latter decided to accept a Syrian family granted refugee status, Bulgarian media report.

Society | March 7, 2017, Tuesday // 10:47 | Viewed: 26142

Bulgaria's Govt Reverses Controversial National Park Plans

Interim Environment Minister Irina Kostova on Tuesday revoked her decision to pass a plan for Pirin National Park without an environmental impact assessment.

Society » Environment | March 7, 2017, Tuesday // 08:19 | Viewed: 3697

Mlexit: Sofia Neighborhood Should Break Away, According to Local Mayor

The vast neighborhood of Mladost should break away from Bulgaria's capital Sofia and turn into a city of its own, the local mayor Desislava Ivancheva suggested last week, in what later turned out to be a financial dispute.

Society | March 6, 2017, Monday // 11:07 | Viewed: 3308

Environmenalists to Protest against Bulgaria's Interim Govt

A demonstration is due on Monday evening in front of the Environment Ministry over a cabinet decision to approve a new plan for Pirin National Park increasing the area where construction is allowed.

Society » Environment | March 6, 2017, Monday // 09:09 | Viewed: 3585

Trucks Barred from Some Bulgarian Motorways, Busiest Roads on Sunday Afternoon

Trucks weighing more than 12 tons will be barred from using motorways and the busiest roads in Bulgaria between 14:00 and 20:00 news on Sunday, March 05, authorities say.

Society | March 5, 2017, Sunday // 10:59 | Viewed: 2553

Vienna Museum to Feature Europe's Oldest Golden Treasure, Found in Bulgaria

The Art History Museum in Vienna will unveil on Monday an exhibition of the first golden treasure found in Europe, in which gold from the Ada Tepe mine in Bulgaria was used.

Society | March 4, 2017, Saturday // 16:31 | Viewed: 3309

Bulgaria Honors St Theodore with Horse Racing

Bulgarians mark on Saturday the holiday known as Todorovden (the day of Todor or Theodore), also called the Horse Easter.

Society | March 4, 2017, Saturday // 12:11 | Viewed: 6513

Roma Marginalization 'Remains Bulgaria's Most Pressing Human Rights Problem'

The marginalization of "and societal intolerance towards the Romani minority remained the country's most pressing human rights problem", alongside anti-refugee sentiment and deteriorating media environment, the US Department of State says.

Society | March 4, 2017, Saturday // 09:31 | Viewed: 4354

Bulgaria Marks 139th Anniversary of Liberation from Ottoman Rule

Bulgaria marks on March 03 its National Holiday, the anniversary of its liberation from Ottoman rule.

Society | March 3, 2017, Friday // 09:16 | Viewed: 10615

MTV Presents their First Major Event in Varna, Bulgaria

The first major international production, organized by the most famous music television channel MTV will be held in Varna on July, 15 this year.

Society | March 2, 2017, Thursday // 14:34 | Viewed: 3705

Classic Bulgarian Movie Brought Back to Life as Musical

One of the most beloved Bulgarian films of all time returns as the biggest musical ever made in the country.

Society » Culture | March 1, 2017, Wednesday // 19:57 | Viewed: 672870

4 Projects - an Exhibition by Bulgarian Artist Dimitar Solakov

Strange connections between distant subjects, giant footsteps and leaps in space, assumptions, scientific facts and artistic manipulations await the viewers in the exhibition 4 projects by Dimitar Solakov, work on which has continued for two years.

Society » Culture | March 1, 2017, Wednesday // 14:06 | Viewed: 7478

Bulgarians Only Trust EU, Army, Church

The Bulgarian Armed Forces, the Orthodox Church and the European Union are the only institutions in Bulgaria enjoying "trust of around and more than 50%," a survey has shown.

Society | March 1, 2017, Wednesday // 10:50 | Viewed: 2592

Bulgarians Celebrate Baba Marta Holiday

Bulgarians are celebrating on Tuesday Baba Marta (Grandma March) holiday, which is observed each year on March 1.

Society | March 1, 2017, Wednesday // 09:37 | Viewed: 5826
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