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Unusual Subway Map Amuses Online Community

The subway in Bulgaria's capital Sofia recently started giving bilingual audio directions - in both Bulgarian and English.

Society | March 26, 2015, Thursday // 12:56 | Viewed: 1525

Chile Floods Leave 200 Bulgarians Stranded

About 200 Bulgarians assisting in the construction of a photovoltaic power system are currently affected by the torrential rains hitting Chile in the last few days.

Society » Environment | March 26, 2015, Thursday // 09:03 | Viewed: 1018

One Germanwings Pilot 'Left Cockpit' before French Alps Crash

One of the pilots got out of the cockpit of the Germanwings Airbus A320 and could not get back in, the New York Times quotes a "senior military official" as saying.

Society » Incidents | March 26, 2015, Thursday // 07:33 | Viewed: 1188

French Investigators Recover Cockpit Voice Recordings of Crashed Germanwings  Plane

France’s BEA (Bureau of Investigations and Analyses) said it has successfully extracted recordings from the cockpit voice recorder of the Germanwings plane that crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday.

Society » Incidents | March 25, 2015, Wednesday // 19:40 | Viewed: 1052

Bulgarian Archaeologists Discover Ampoule Containing Holy Relic

Bulgarian archaeologists discovered an ampoule containing ashes from the grave of St. John the Apostle on the Foros peninsula near the city of Burgas.

Society » Archaeology | March 25, 2015, Wednesday // 16:59 | Viewed: 2643

Bulgaria Top Judicial Body Accepts Resignation of Sofia City Court Deputy Chair

Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) has accepted the resignation of Bogdana Zhelyavska, Deputy Chair of the Sofia City Court, dnevnik.bg reported.

Society | March 25, 2015, Wednesday // 15:33 | Viewed: 728

No Bulgarians Were Aboard Crashed Germanwings Plane – French MFA

According to the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, no Bulgarian citizens were featured on the list of passengers, who were on board of the Germanwings plane, which crashed on Tuesday.

Society » Incidents | March 25, 2015, Wednesday // 15:24 | Viewed: 746

New High-Tech Theater Performance Premieres in Bulgaria

Director of the National palace of Culture Miroslav Borshosh and director Yavor Gurdev presented their newest project Quartet: Dangerous Liasions Until the End of the World, based on the play by Heiner Muller.

Society » Culture | March 25, 2015, Wednesday // 14:15 | Viewed: 2166

Sofia City Court Deputy Chair Resigns

Bogdana Zhelyavska, Deputy Chair of the Sofia City Court, has resigned.

Society | March 25, 2015, Wednesday // 11:52 | Viewed: 510

Rescue Operation Renewed after Germanwings Plane Crash

Hundreds of people are taking part in a rescue operation in the French Alps after a Germanwings airplane with 150 people on board went down near Barcelonette in Southern France while en route from Spain to Düsseldorf.

Society » Incidents | March 25, 2015, Wednesday // 09:04 | Viewed: 926

Bulgarian President Calls for Turning Cinema into National Priority

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev called on Tuesday for turning the cinema industry into a national priority.

Society » Culture | March 24, 2015, Tuesday // 21:49 | Viewed: 970

Search Teams Recover Black Box of Crashed Germanwings Plane

Search and rescue teams recovered one of the black boxes of the Germanwings airplane, which crashed over the French Alps on Tuesday.

Society » Incidents | March 24, 2015, Tuesday // 20:35 | Viewed: 863

Bulgarian PM, President Express Condolences to Families of Air Crash Victims

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov expressed condolences to the families of the victims, who were killed in the Germanwings airplane crash over the French Alps on Tuesday.

Society » Incidents | March 24, 2015, Tuesday // 18:33 | Viewed: 867

21 Pelicans Found Dead at Bulgaria's Srebarna Nature Reserve

The bodies of 21 pelicans were found in the Srebarna nature reserve in northeastern Bulgaria on Tuesday.

Society » Environment | March 24, 2015, Tuesday // 17:55 | Viewed: 1327

New Spring Season of Future Shorts Film Festival Comes to Sofia

The biggest worldwide network for short films, Future Shorts will present its spring selection in over 100 countries and 300 cities globally.

Society » Culture | March 24, 2015, Tuesday // 15:55 | Viewed: 2102

Germanwings: 150 People Were on Plane that Crashed in French Alps

Germanwings has issued a statement saying there were 144, and not 142, passengers on board its plane that went down in the French Alps.

Society » Incidents | March 24, 2015, Tuesday // 14:51 | Viewed: 930

Debris of Germanwings Plane Located near Village in French Alps

Wreckage from the Airbus A320 that fell down in the French Alps has been located, a French Interior Ministry spokesman says.

Society » Incidents | March 24, 2015, Tuesday // 13:50 | Viewed: 858

French President Says 'Probably No Survivors' in Germanwings Plane Crash

French President Francois Hollande has said in a televised address that probably there are no survivors of the crash of a Germanwings plane in the French Alps.

Society » Incidents | March 24, 2015, Tuesday // 13:22 | Viewed: 823

Passenger Jet Crashes in France

A Germanwings airliner with 148 people on board has crashed in the French Alps.

Society » Incidents | March 24, 2015, Tuesday // 12:56 | Viewed: 827

Bulgarian Fantasy Animation Based on Traditional Folklore to be Released Soon

Bulgarians are making the first of its kind animated series. As explained by the creators, the movie will be based on traditional Bulgarian folklore and mythology.

Society » Culture | March 24, 2015, Tuesday // 12:34 | Viewed: 2509

Blast at VMZ Sopot's Ammo Warehouse Seems 'Caused on Purpose'

The explosion at a ammunition depot of the VMZ Sopot military plant in Iganovo would have been impossible without any deliberate action, according to the mayor of Sopot, the town where the plant is based.

Society » Incidents | March 24, 2015, Tuesday // 11:13 | Viewed: 832