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Pegida ex-Official, Dutch Branch Leader Boast Migrant Hunt in Bulgaria

Expelled Pegida frontwoman Tatjana Festerling was in Bulgaria to hunt down migrants seeking to cross from Turkey together with the head of the movement's Dutch offshoot, Edwin Wagenveld, her own posts show.

Society | July 6, 2016, Wednesday // 15:19 | Viewed: 2129

Sofia Breathes Festival to Change Venues This Year

The Sofia Breathes urban culture festival will surprise its guests this August as organizers say its latest edition will be held on different streets than those used before.

Society » Culture | July 6, 2016, Wednesday // 11:54 | Viewed: 192822

Bomb Scare on Israeli Plane Overflying Bulgaria Caused by Hoax Call

Bulgarian fighter jets have led an Israeli passenger aircraft out of the country's airspace amid suspicions of a bomb on board, the Defense Ministry says.

Society » Incidents | July 5, 2016, Tuesday // 17:44 | Viewed: 5876

Bulgarian Public TV Host 'Shouldn't Deride State Too Much' – Culture Min

Bulgarian Culture Minister Vezhdi Rashidov has advised the host of a culture and arts program on the public TV against “deriding the state all the time.

Society | July 5, 2016, Tuesday // 15:41 | Viewed: 2515

Bulgaria to Have Sunny Summer Weather on Sunday

The weather will be mostly sunny and dry across Bulgaria on Sunday but brief thunderstorms and rainfall can be expected in the afternoon in many regions, according to Darik radio station.

Society » Environment | July 2, 2016, Saturday // 17:52 | Viewed: 11554

Sunny Weather Forecast for Bulgaria on Saturday

Sunny weather is expected in Bulgaria on Saturday, with maximum air temperatures in a range from 30 to 35 degrees centigrade, according to Darik radio station.

Society » Environment | July 1, 2016, Friday // 21:16 | Viewed: 11774

Pro-Russian Supporters, Opponents Clash Ahead of Arrival of Night Wolves in Sofia

Clashes between pro-Russian supporters and opponents occurred in the centre of the Bulgarian capital on Friday ahead of the arrival of the procession of the “Night Wolves” motorcycle club, which is known for its close ties with Russian President Vladimir

Society » Incidents | July 1, 2016, Friday // 15:04 | Viewed: 3140

Nationalists Attack Ukrainian Anti-Night Wolves Demo in Bulgaria's Burgas

Several people have been detained in Burgas after attacking a group of Ukrainians protesting against the arrival of the Night Wolves, police say.

Society » Incidents | June 30, 2016, Thursday // 12:00 | Viewed: 3337

Rainfall, Winds Expected in Bulgaria on Wednesday

Mostly sunny in the morning, rainfall expected in the afternoon, predominantly in central and eastern Bulgaria and along the Black Sea coast.

Society » Environment | June 28, 2016, Tuesday // 21:41 | Viewed: 2797

Search Team Finds Dead Body of Missing Young Man in Bulgaria’s Maritsa River

The dead body of a 19-year old man was found in Maritsa river, in southern Bulgaria, after a six-day search, BGNES reported on Tuesday.

Society » Incidents | June 28, 2016, Tuesday // 20:43 | Viewed: 2074

Bulgarian Cabinet Provides BGN 26 M to Municipalities for Education

At its meeting on Tuesday, the Bulgarian government approved additional transfers from the budget of the education ministry to the budget of municipalities amounting to slightly over BGN 26 M.

Society » Education | June 28, 2016, Tuesday // 16:40 | Viewed: 11044

Body of Girl Found Nearly Month After She Went Missing in Danube River Near Bulgaria's Silistra

The body of the fourteen-year-old girl, who had gone missing in the Danube river near the Bulgarian town of Silistra at the beginning of June, has been found.

Society » Incidents | June 28, 2016, Tuesday // 10:07 | Viewed: 2338

Man Dies After Pursuit with Police in Bulgaria's Plovdiv

A 65-year-old man died after engaging in pursuit with police in the Bulgarian city of Plovdiv on Monday evening.

Society » Incidents | June 28, 2016, Tuesday // 08:39 | Viewed: 2273

Authorities Lift Bathing Ban on Beach in Bulgaria's Varna

Authorities lifted on Monday a ban for bathing imposed on the Officers' beach in the Bulgarian Black Sea capital of Varna.

Society » Environment | June 27, 2016, Monday // 13:55 | Viewed: 2514

One Pupil Injured After Being Stabbed by Schoolmate in Sofia

One eighteen-year-old boy was injured after being stabbed by a sixteen-year-old schoolmate.

Society » Incidents | June 27, 2016, Monday // 11:45 | Viewed: 5337

Rescuers in Bulgaria's Plovdiv Continue to Search Maritsa River for Missing Young Man

The search operation for the young man who went missing in the Maritsa river in the Bulgarian city of Plovdiv last week continues on Monday.

Society » Incidents | June 27, 2016, Monday // 10:34 | Viewed: 1850

Cultural Heritage House Collapses in Bulgaria's Veliko Tarnovo

An uninhabited house, which is part of the cultural heritage of the Bulgarian city of Veliko Tarnovo, collapsed over the weekend.

Society » Incidents | June 27, 2016, Monday // 09:53 | Viewed: 2262

Iraqi National Wounded in Shooting Near Central Sofia

An Iraqi man has been shot in the knee in an area near the center of Bulgaria's capital Sofia.

Society » Incidents | June 26, 2016, Sunday // 14:18 | Viewed: 4805

Incident with Diplomatic Car in Bulgaria's Sofia Leaves 3 Injured

Three people have been taken to hospital after a collision with a diplomatic vehicle in the central area of Sofia, police say.

Society » Incidents | June 26, 2016, Sunday // 13:08 | Viewed: 2040

Bulgarian Police Looking for Missing Czech National

Jiri Vana, 37, has gone missing after heading to Bulgaria to hike in the mountains, Bulgarian police say.

Society » Incidents | June 25, 2016, Saturday // 13:52 | Viewed: 4242

Boy Found Alive After Spending Five Days in Forest Near Bulgaria's Ruse

The three-year-old boy who got lost in a forest between the villages of Smirnenski and Tetovo in the region of Ruse on Monday has been found alive on Friday afternoon.

Society » Incidents | June 24, 2016, Friday // 17:00 | Viewed: 1943