Hitrino Blast: Donations to Bulgarian Red Cross Top BGN 2 M

The Bulgarian Red Cross says it has raised more than BGN 2 M within the nationwide donation campaign after the incident in Hitrino earlier in December.

Society | December 29, 2016, Thursday // 08:58 | Viewed: 1360

Bulgaria Declares February 21 Day of Homage to Anti-Nazi Fighters

The Bulgarian government has officially chosen February 21 as a day to pay tribute to people who fought Nazism in Bulgaria.

Society | December 28, 2016, Wednesday // 13:26 | Viewed: 1268

Wind Alert Issued for Most of Bulgaria

Bulgarian weather authorities have issued a Code Yellow warning over strong winds expected in nearly all of the country's regions.

Society » Environment | December 28, 2016, Wednesday // 09:41 | Viewed: 2472

Moderate Earthquake Rocks Romania's Vrancea

A 5-6 magnitude quake hit Vrancea county in Romania early Wednesday and was felt across Bulgaria, seismologists and media report.

Society » Environment | December 28, 2016, Wednesday // 09:28 | Viewed: 2374

Flu Epidemic Starts 20-30 Days Earlier Than Predicted in Bulgaria

For the first time in six years, the flu epidemic started 20-30 days earlier than predicted.

Society » Health | December 27, 2016, Tuesday // 14:12 | Viewed: 2985

Bulgarian Orthodox Church Commemorates St. Stephan's Day

On the third day after Christmas Eve, the Orthodox Church commemorates Saint Stephan’s day.

Society | December 27, 2016, Tuesday // 12:56 | Viewed: 1292

British Musician George Michael Dies

The reason for the sudden death of British musician George Michael is heart failure, announced the manager of the star Michael Lippman, cited by Associated Press.

Society » Obituaries | December 26, 2016, Monday // 10:43 | Viewed: 2235

Voting Begins in Novinite's Personalities in the News 2016 Poll!

Bulgaria's largest English-language news website (Sofia News Agency) invites you, our readers from around the world, to select the "Personalities in the News" for 2016!

Society | December 23, 2016, Friday // 15:09 | Viewed: 3995

Sofia Airport's 2 Terminals Left with 1 Doctor

Sofia Airport currently has only one doctor attending Terminal 2, a TV report has revealed.

Society | December 23, 2016, Friday // 10:42 | Viewed: 1638

Sofia-Varna Bus Crashes Leaving 3 Dead

A bus has crashed into a car en route to Varna, killing three people, police say.

Society » Incidents | December 22, 2016, Thursday // 11:31 | Viewed: 3172

Bulgarian Introduces 1-Day, 3-Month Vignette Stickers

Bulgarian lawmakers have agreed to introduce vignette stickers for the national road system.

Society | December 22, 2016, Thursday // 10:06 | Viewed: 2093

Worker Dies in Bulgaria's Bobov Dol Mine

A worker at the Bobov Dol mine in southwestern Bulgaria has lost his life after being smashed by a trolley, media report.

Society | December 22, 2016, Thursday // 09:52 | Viewed: 1327

Bulgaria Changes Holiday Legislation Again

Bulgarian lawmakers have amended recently adopted rules on how public holidays will be celebrated when they fall on weekends.

Society | December 21, 2016, Wednesday // 10:17 | Viewed: 1682

Bulgaria's Transport Min Names Hitrino Blast Cause

It was a draw-bar hook that punctured one of the gas tanks that derailed, cause a gas leakage in Hitrino village, Bulgarian authorities say.

Society » Incidents | December 20, 2016, Tuesday // 13:55 | Viewed: 2745

Vignette Stickers for 2017 on Sale in Bulgaria as of Tuesday

Vignette stickers for next year can be purchased across Bulgaria as of Tuesday, December 20, the Road Infrastructure Agency has said.

Society | December 20, 2016, Tuesday // 10:00 | Viewed: 2584

Bulgaria's Hitrino Blast: Two Train Drivers Indicted

Two of the three drivers on the cargo train whose gas tanks derailed, triggering an explosion that killed seven people, have been indicted, Bulgarian prosecuting authorities say.

Society » Incidents | December 19, 2016, Monday // 22:00 | Viewed: 2442

Deep Purple's Farewell Tour to Include Sofia

Legendary rock band Deep Purple will perform in Bulgaria's capital Sofia as part of its last tour, the Long Goodbye, next year, organizers of the concert say.

Society » Culture | December 19, 2016, Monday // 15:59 | Viewed: 4379

Removal of 'Most Dangerous' Gas Tanks Goes on in Bulgaria's Hitrino

The two "most dangerous" gas tanks among the dozen that derailed in the village of Hitrino earlier in December are yet to be defueled and and erected, Bulgaria's outgoing Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova has said.

Society » Incidents | December 19, 2016, Monday // 10:27 | Viewed: 2186

Bulgarian Security Agent Indicted on 2 Counts

A security agent with the State Agency for National Security (DANS) has been arrested over document fraud and promulgation of state secrets, prosecutors say.

Society | December 16, 2016, Friday // 17:44 | Viewed: 1438

Afghan Migrants Make Up Half of Status Applicants in Bulgaria in Q3

The number of migrants who sought protection in Bulgaria between July and September bubbled to nearly half of all applicants, Eurostat data shows.

Society | December 16, 2016, Friday // 16:03 | Viewed: 1437

Bulgaria's Education Ministry, It Sector Sign Cooperation Deal

Bulgaria's Education Ministry and the country's software companies associations signed Thursday a deal hoping to boost the links between the education and market needs in the ever growing IT industry.

Society » Education | December 16, 2016, Friday // 11:01 | Viewed: 2541
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