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Bulgaria to Seek EU Solidarity Fund Aid for Flood-Stricken Mizia

Bulgaria will seek help from the European Solidarity Fund in overcoming the consequences of the disastrous floods which hit northwestern Bulgarian town of Mizia, Saturday night.

Society » Incidents | August 4, 2014, Monday // 09:56 | Viewed: 1281

Flood Death Toll in NW Bulgaria Climbs to 2

The death toll from the floods in the northwestern Bulgarian town of Mizia has climbed to two.

Society » Environment | August 3, 2014, Sunday // 15:39 | Viewed: 1230

Jaguar Flees Zoo Cage in Bulgaria's Lovech

A jaguar has escaped from its cage at the zoo in the northern Bulgarian city of Lovech, according to local police.

Society | August 3, 2014, Sunday // 13:02 | Viewed: 1436

First Flood Victim Reported in NW Bulgarian Town of Mizia

The floods in the northwestern Bulgarian town of Mizia have claimed the life of an elderly man.

Society » Incidents | August 3, 2014, Sunday // 11:43 | Viewed: 891

Heavy Rain Causes 10 Houses to Collapse in NW Bulgaria

Heavy rain in the northwestern town of Mizia caused some ten houses to collapse and necessitated the evacuation of around 500 people.

Society » Incidents | August 3, 2014, Sunday // 10:32 | Viewed: 1568

'Officers' Beach In Bulgaria's Varna Closed Again

The 'Officers' beach in Bulgaria's Varna has been closed for visitors again as of Friday, the Regional Health Inspectorate informed.

Society | August 2, 2014, Saturday // 15:20 | Viewed: 1520

Soviet Monument Vandalized Amid Bulgarian Socialist Party Celebrations

A Soviet monument in Bulgaria's capital city of Sofia has been covered in red paint, Friday night.

Society | August 2, 2014, Saturday // 14:56 | Viewed: 1229

Gas Leak Detected on Russian Ferry in Bulgaria's Varna

A liquid petroleum gas leak has been coming out of a 20 tonne tank on the Slavyanin ferry near Bulgaria's port city of Varna, Friday.

Society » Environment | August 1, 2014, Friday // 16:46 | Viewed: 812

Beglika Fest Returns For Sixth Time

After a one-year intermission, Beglika Fest will be held for the sixth time on the shores of the Golyam Beglik dam in Bulgaria's Rhodope mountains, August 21-24.

Society » Culture | August 1, 2014, Friday // 15:01 | Viewed: 2623

Second Vicitim of Floods in Bulgaria's Vratsa Region Reported

The devastating floods which hit Bulgaria's northwestern city of Vratsa on Thursday have claimed the life of an elderly woman from Nivyanin village, BTV national station reports.

Society | August 1, 2014, Friday // 14:45 | Viewed: 1076

Ticket Frenzy For 'Hamlet' Starring Benedict Cumberbatch

Early ticket sales for the Barbican production of “Hamlet” starring Britain's hottest actor Benedict Cumberbatch started on August 1, amid high interest, report British media.

Society » Culture | August 1, 2014, Friday // 14:23 | Viewed: 1880

Bulgarian Capital Launches 5th Edition of 'Sofia Breathes' Festival

On Sunday, August 3, and on the following Sundays until the end of the month, different streets in downtown Sofia will be closed for vehicles under the 'Sofia Breathes' project.

Society » Culture | August 1, 2014, Friday // 13:07 | Viewed: 2855

Sofia City Launches EUR 16.7 M Underground Railway Extension

Bulgaria’s capital Sofia is launching on Friday the construction of a new stretch of its underground railway system that will cost nearly 17 million euro.

Society | August 1, 2014, Friday // 12:13 | Viewed: 817

Bulgarian Men Are Among Average Endowed Europeans

Bulgarian men are among the average endowed men in Europe, shows a survey, published by the German weekly Focus, quoted by Vesti.bg.

Society | August 1, 2014, Friday // 12:12 | Viewed: 1188

Torrential Rains In Bulgaria Claim Another Life

Torrential rains in Vratsa on Thursday claimed the life of a 25-year-old shepherd, Vratsa Mayor Nikolai Ivanov told bTV national channel.

Society | August 1, 2014, Friday // 09:43 | Viewed: 906

Bulgaria Beefs Up Police Presence to Enforce Traffic Rules

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry Chief Secretary Svetlozar Lazarov will launch major police raids on the roads countrywide every Friday and Saturday night.

Society | July 31, 2014, Thursday // 15:37 | Viewed: 1063

Bulgaria's MPs Fined BGN 660 K For Non-Attendance

Bulgaria's MPs were fined BGN 663 441 for non-attendance, shows an analysis of the BGNES wire service, based on official information for June 2013 – June 2014.

Society | July 31, 2014, Thursday // 15:34 | Viewed: 661

Salaries in Bulgarian Healthcare 'Guaranteed Until December'

Deputy Health Minister and National Health Insurance Fund (NZOK) Chairman Boyko Penkov announced funding in the sector could only provide salaries until December.

Society » Health | July 31, 2014, Thursday // 15:16 | Viewed: 733

Bulgaria’s Population Shrinks Further

Bulgaria’s population decreased further last year, maintaining the rate of decline from 2012, official figures showed on Thursday.

Society | July 31, 2014, Thursday // 13:59 | Viewed: 1689

Unemployment Rate in Bulgaria Reaches 11.3% in 2013

Average unemployment rates in Bulgaria in 2013 were 11.3%, and the average rate of unemployed in the country was 371 380 per month, the National Statistics Institute (NSI) reports.

Society | July 31, 2014, Thursday // 13:28 | Viewed: 1035

Bulgarian Scientists Prove Beer to Be as Healthy as Fruits

Bulgarian scientists have found more evidence that the moderate drinking of beer is good for one's health thanks to the natural ingredients contained in the ale.

Society » Health | July 31, 2014, Thursday // 12:54 | Viewed: 2630
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