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International Cartoon Exhibition on Migrant Crisis Unveiled in Sofia

An exhibition of cartoons from around the world exploring different aspects of the migrant crisis was inaugurated at the National Palace of Culture on Monday.

Society » Culture | August 2, 2016, Tuesday // 11:14 | Viewed: 24287

Half of Bulgaria Placed Under Hot Weather Warning on Tuesday

Weather authorities have issued a Code Yellow alert for most of eastern Bulgaria and several central regions, with high temperatures expected throughout the country and in the affected regions in particular.

Society » Environment | August 2, 2016, Tuesday // 08:51 | Viewed: 25453

Nearly Half of Bulgaria Under Fire Alert

Thirteen of twenty-eight Bulgarian regions have been placed under a "Red Index" alert over a high risk of fire, the national weather service says.

Society » Environment | August 2, 2016, Tuesday // 08:38 | Viewed: 24875

Unique Byzantine Coin Discovered in Bulgaria's Balchik

Bulgarian archaeologists have unearthed a medieval coin depicting Emperor Nikephoros II Phokas (910s-969) in Balchik, by the northern Black Sea coast, local media report.

Society » Archaeology | August 1, 2016, Monday // 16:43 | Viewed: 3471

Hundreds of Fires Broke Out across Bulgaria Since Sunday

More than 320 fire-related incients have been reported throughout Bulgaria amid a peak of heat wave that began over the weekend, authorities say.

Society » Incidents | August 1, 2016, Monday // 11:36 | Viewed: 16361

Sofia Vies for World's Biggest Pokemon Go Hunt

Thousands of Pokemon Go players stormed the National Palace of Culture (NDK) on Saturday afternoon, daily newspaper Standart reports.

Society | July 31, 2016, Sunday // 12:59 | Viewed: 2979

Hot Weather Alert Throughout Bulgaria on Sunday

A Code Yellow warning has been announced for all of Bulgaria's 28 regions, the national weather service says.

Society » Environment | July 31, 2016, Sunday // 08:33 | Viewed: 23085

Bulgaria Expects Another Hot Summer Day on Sunday

A streak of hot summer weather in Bulgaria will extend into Sunday and Monday with air temperature expected to rise even further.

Society » Environment | July 30, 2016, Saturday // 15:09 | Viewed: 19261

Wildfire near Bulgaria's Ardino Contained

A forest fire near Ardino, in southern Bulgaria, has been contained, the authorities said on Saturday.

Society » Incidents | July 30, 2016, Saturday // 10:07 | Viewed: 2421

Forest Fire Rages near Ardino in Southern Bulgaria

A wildfire has engulfed a mountainous area of about 10 hectares of pine trees between the villages of Svetulka and Ahryansko near Ardino, in southern Bulgaria, the athorities said in Friday.

Society » Incidents | July 29, 2016, Friday // 20:59 | Viewed: 11001

Bulgaria to Set up Advisory National Food Board

Bulgaria will establish an advisory body to coordinate the state policy in the food sector, the government has decided.

Society » Health | July 27, 2016, Wednesday // 17:08 | Viewed: 18726

Bulgaria to Scrap Injunction of People with Mental Disabilities

The statutes of full or partial injunction imposed on people with mental disabilities will be completely abolished, the Bulgarian government has said.

Society | July 27, 2016, Wednesday // 14:34 | Viewed: 3868

Bulgarians See Politics, Hospitals, Customs as 'Most Corrupt' - Poll

Politicians, doctors and customs officers are pointed out by Bulgarians as "most corrupt" in a recent Gallup survey.

Society | July 27, 2016, Wednesday // 08:53 | Viewed: 1722

Pope Francis Donates Funding for Basilica in Bulgaria's First Capital

Pope Francis has donated EUR 5000 for the repair the Great Basilica in Pliska, the first capital of the First Bulgarian Empire, Catholic officials say.

Society | July 27, 2016, Wednesday // 08:11 | Viewed: 2305

Night/Plovdiv to Feature Dozens of Events on September 23-24

The annual "white night" of Plovdiv will be take place on September 23-24 this year, with dozens of venues and events scheduled for the duration of the festival.

Society » Culture | July 26, 2016, Tuesday // 11:49 | Viewed: 600327

Bulgaria Granted Humanitarian Status to Ansbach Attacker in 2013

The 27-year-old Syrian national who blew himself up in Ansbach, Bavaria had been granted humanitarian status by Bulgaria, authorities in Sofia say.

Society | July 25, 2016, Monday // 21:51 | Viewed: 4233

Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson to Open Plovdiv Salon of Arts in September

Jethro Tull co-founder Ian Anderson is coming to Plovdiv on September 03, 2016.

Society » Culture | July 25, 2016, Monday // 11:07 | Viewed: 12849

Motorway Crash Injures 21 Migrants in Bulgaria

A cargo vehicle tumbled over over the weekend, leaving twenty-one migrants injured on Trakia motorway, police say.

Society » Incidents | July 25, 2016, Monday // 10:39 | Viewed: 12012

Bulgarian Court Releases Migrant Hunter on Bail

A court in the Black Sea city of Burgas has freed on bail a man who forcefully detained three migrants near the Bulgarian border in April.

Society | July 20, 2016, Wednesday // 17:15 | Viewed: 57604

New Sofia Metro Station Opens, Adding 15 000 Passengers

A new metro station has opened in Bulgaria's capital Sofia on Wednesday.

Society | July 20, 2016, Wednesday // 11:28 | Viewed: 3683

Azam Ali to Perform in Sofia in October

Iranian American singer and musician Azam Ali is to play with her band Niyaz in Sofia, organizers of the concert have said.

Society » Culture | July 19, 2016, Tuesday // 15:27 | Viewed: 366736