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Bulgaria Marks Europe Day with Readings, Light Shows

A number of towns and cities throughout Bulgaria will mark the Day of Europe on Monday.

Society | May 9, 2016, Monday // 09:32 | Viewed: 1331

Heavy Traffic Expected Across Bulgaria as Holiday Period Comes to End

Heavy traffic is expected on Bulgaria’s motorways and main roads as the holiday period is coming to an end on Sunday.

Society | May 8, 2016, Sunday // 12:03 | Viewed: 2015

State of Emergency Declared in Bulgaria’s Northwest Due to Overflowing Dams

State of emergency has been declared in Bulgaria’s northwestern municipalities of Mizia and Hayredin, both in the region of Vratsa, due to overflowing dams.

Society » Environment | May 8, 2016, Sunday // 10:44 | Viewed: 2639

Protests Continue over Beating Incident in Bulgaria's Radnevo

More than 1,000 residents of Radnevo gathered in front of the Roma neighbourhood of this town in southern Bulgaria for a third straight day on Thursday to demand justice for three ethnic Bulgarians beaten by a group of Roma men in a scuffle over right of

Society | May 5, 2016, Thursday // 23:00 | Viewed: 2707

Bulgarian Prosecutors Seek Permanent Detention for Four Men over Radnevo Beating

Bulgarian prosecutors have requested permanent detention into police custody of four men charged with attempted murder during a scuffle between ethnic Bulgarians and Roma people in the town of Radnevo, in southern Bulgaria.

Society | May 5, 2016, Thursday // 16:20 | Viewed: 2024

Protesters Clash with Police Near Roma Areas of Bulgaria's Radnevo

Clashes with police were reported on Wednesday evening as around 2000 people gathered to demonstrate next to the Roma neighborhood in the town of Radnevo, Southern Bulgaria.

Society | May 5, 2016, Thursday // 08:14 | Viewed: 2886

Sofia Science Festival to Feature Rosetta Mission's Chief Scientist

Astronomy will be among the highlights of the Sofia Science Festival's sixth edition that is due next week.

Society | May 4, 2016, Wednesday // 14:18 | Viewed: 2265

Heavy Rain, Expected in Bulgaria on Tuesday, Hail Possible

Bulgaria's weather service has issued a Code Yellow warning for most of the country, with torrential rains and low temperatures in 25 of its 28 regions.

Society » Environment | May 3, 2016, Tuesday // 07:42 | Viewed: 2891

Bulgarian Faithful Hold Easter Procession with 'Virgin Mary Icon'

Bulgarian Orthodox faithful held the traditional Easter procession on Monday at Bachkovo monastery.

Society » Culture | May 2, 2016, Monday // 13:29 | Viewed: 2806

Bulgaria Enforces Restrictions to Truck Movement for Holiday Returns

Heavy trucks (over 12 tons) cannot move across Bulgaria between 14:00 and 20:00 local time (EEST) on Monday, authorities have said.

Society | May 2, 2016, Monday // 10:59 | Viewed: 2414

Alexander Nevsky Cathedral to Remain Open All Night on Sunday

The landmark St Alexander Nevsky cathedral in central Sofia will remain open throughout the night on Sunday into Monday, Focus News Agency quotes clerical officials as saying.

Society » Culture | May 1, 2016, Sunday // 17:14 | Viewed: 2689

Bulgarian Police Estimate 20 000 Drivers Have No Licenses

As many as 20 000 people in Bulgaria drive without having a valid license, police say.

Society | May 1, 2016, Sunday // 12:58 | Viewed: 3041

Bulgaria Celebrates 140 Years Since April Uprising

Bulgaria marks the 140th anniversary of the 1876 April Uprising for the liberation of Bulgaria.

Society | May 1, 2016, Sunday // 10:43 | Viewed: 2174

Bulgarians Celebrate Orthodox Easter

Millions of Orthodox Christians around the world, including in Bulgaria, are celebrating the greatest Christian holiday, Easter, the resurrection of Christ.

Society | May 1, 2016, Sunday // 10:25 | Viewed: 2236

Heavy Traffic Across Bulgaria Set to Continue on Good Friday

Heavy traffic and heightened police presence are expected across Bulgaria on Friday as people continue their trips on the first day from the Easter holiday - Good Friday.

Society | April 29, 2016, Friday // 10:43 | Viewed: 2866

Heavy Traffic Across Bulgaria as People Embark on Trips for Easter

There will be heavy traffic and heightened police presence on Bulgaria's motorways and main roads on Thursday afternoon as most people are embarking on their trips for the forthcoming Easter holiday, which will last between April 29 and May 2.

Society | April 28, 2016, Thursday // 16:10 | Viewed: 2697

Bulgarian Media 'Partly Free' - Freedom House Report

Media outlets in Bulgaria are partly free along with most countries in Southern and Southeast Europe, the 2016 Freedom of the Press report shows.

Society | April 28, 2016, Thursday // 12:24 | Viewed: 2180

Bulgaria MPs Revoke Beach Camping Ban in 2nd Reading

Lawmakers have reversed a ban on beach camping out of specially designated place which was voted earlier this spring, but sparked protests.

Society » Environment | April 28, 2016, Thursday // 11:55 | Viewed: 3266

Soilwork Also Joins Kavarna Rock Fest 2016

Swedish melodic death metal band Soilwork is also joining Kavarna Rock music festival this year, organizers have said.

Society » Culture | April 27, 2016, Wednesday // 09:31 | Viewed: 7537

Kavarna Rock Fest 2016: First 3 Bands Confirmed

The annual rock & metal festival in the seaside town of Kavarna will take place despite fears Kavarna's new administration was considering an end to a decade-old tradition.

Society » Culture | April 26, 2016, Tuesday // 11:28 | Viewed: 7943

Al Di Meola to Play at Sofia Guitar Festival in May

Legendary jazz musician Al Di Meola is to perform in Bulgaria for another time at the end of May.

Society » Culture | April 26, 2016, Tuesday // 10:59 | Viewed: 6220