Bulgarian Police Detains British Citizen for Stealing Forklift, Attacking Officers

Bulgarian police detained on Tuesday a 26-year-old British MMA fighter for stealing a forklift, crashing into two vehicles and attacking police officers in the Black Sea resort of Sunny Beach.

Society » Incidents | September 30, 2015, Wednesday // 10:11 | Viewed: 4718

Wooden Sculptures Attract the Attention of the Tourists in the Open-Air Museum “Etar”

A spoon-shaped bench, a rug made out of pine logs, a door that “guarded” one home in the village of Bozhentsi one century ago…These plastic arts and several more “send” messages to the tourists that have set off for the craftsmen’s street of “Etar” open-a

Society » Culture | September 29, 2015, Tuesday // 15:00 | Viewed: 2058

Bulgarian Village of Belozem Declares State of Emergency

Bulgarian authorities declared a state of emergency in the village of Belozem, located in the province of Plovdiv late on Monday.

Society » Environment | September 29, 2015, Tuesday // 11:08 | Viewed: 2356

Salaries in Bulgaria’s Emergency Care Sector to Go Up by 20% as of Jan 2015

Salaries in the emergency healthcare sector will increase by 20% as of January 2015, according to Deputy Health Minister Vanyo Sharkov.

Society » Health | September 29, 2015, Tuesday // 10:54 | Viewed: 1896

Bulgarian Authorities Issue Red Code Over Heavy Rain, Strong Winds in Burgas

The National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology (NIMH) to the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAN) issued a red code over considerable rainfall and strong winds in the province of Burgas.

Society » Environment | September 29, 2015, Tuesday // 07:54 | Viewed: 2537

Bulgaria’s Refugee Agency Reports Spike in Migratory Pressure in 2015

Bulgaria’s State Agency for Refugees (SAR) has informed about a sudden spike in migratory pressure on the country in 2015.

Society | September 28, 2015, Monday // 13:52 | Viewed: 1741

15 Districts in Bulgaria under ‘Code Yellow’ Weather Alert over Heavy Rain

15 districts in central and eastern Bulgaria are under a “code yellow” weather alert due to heavy rainfall, according to a forecast of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS).

Society » Environment | September 28, 2015, Monday // 09:48 | Viewed: 2900

3% of Bulgaria’s Population Have No Access to Emergency Medial Service

211 000 Bulgarian nationals, or 3% of the population, have no access to emergency medical service because they live in remote areas, according to a report of the National Audit Office (NAO) on the quality of medical care in the country.

Society » Health | September 27, 2015, Sunday // 14:31 | Viewed: 3172

Bulgaria Unveils 2015 Junior Eurovision Anthem

#Discover is the name of this year's Junior Eurovision anthem, organizers from the Bulgarian National Television announced less than two months before the contest takes place in Sofia.

Society » Culture | September 26, 2015, Saturday // 16:25 | Viewed: 2090

Bulgaria Migrant Accommodation Centers 'Half Empty'

Beds in accommodation centers for asylum seekers in Bulgaria are only 49 percent full, authorities say.

Society | September 26, 2015, Saturday // 11:12 | Viewed: 2960

Last Circus Lions in Bulgaria Leave for South Africa

Two lions born in Bulgaria who were once part of a circus here have already undertaken a long journey to Africa.

Society » Environment | September 26, 2015, Saturday // 10:48 | Viewed: 2296

Bulgaria Should Not Let More Migrants In, Orthodox Church Says

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church has announced it will help migrants who have arrived in Bulgaria, but has urged authorities not to let any more migrants in.

Society | September 25, 2015, Friday // 18:02 | Viewed: 6533

Six Bulgarian Cities Participate in Tenth Edition of European Researchers' Night

Six Bulgarian cities are participating in the tenth edition of the European Researchers' Night which is taking place on Friday.

Society | September 25, 2015, Friday // 11:05 | Viewed: 3199

11th Bulgarian Film Festival in New York to Open Sept. 28

The eleventh edition of So Independent, the first ever yearly Bulgarian film showcase outside of Bulgaria, will open in New York on Monday.

Society » Culture | September 24, 2015, Thursday // 19:27 | Viewed: 3297

Bulgaria Orders Montupet to Halt Aluminium Casting Unit over Suspected Air Pollution

Bulgarian authorities have ordered Montupet EOOD, part of France-based Montupet SA group, to suspend part of the operations of its aluminium casting plant in Ruse suspected as a source of excessive air pollution.

Society » Environment | September 23, 2015, Wednesday // 21:00 | Viewed: 3793

Bulgarian Artists Will be in Focus of First Edition of Vienna Contemporary Fair

The works of more than fifty Bulgarian artists will be in the focus of the first edition of the Vienna Contemporary fair, which is taking place in the Austrian capital between Thursday and Sunday.

Society » Culture | September 23, 2015, Wednesday // 16:13 | Viewed: 1631

PM Borisov Congratulates Bulgarians on 107th Anniversary of Independence

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov congratulated on Tuesday all Bulgarians on the occasion of the 107th anniversary of the country's independence from the Ottoman Empire, which was declared on 22 September 1908.

Society | September 22, 2015, Tuesday // 17:52 | Viewed: 2223

Divers Arrange Underwater Exhibition in Bulgaria's Primorsko

Divers from the Bulgarian town of Primorsko have arranged copies of paintings by Leonardo da Vinci at the bottom of the Black Sea.

Society » Culture | September 22, 2015, Tuesday // 15:44 | Viewed: 5793

Bulgaria Celebrates 107th Anniversary of Declaring Independence

Bulgaria celebrates on Tuesday the 107th anniversary of its independence from the Ottoman Empire, which was declared in the medieval capital of Veliko Tarnovo on 22 September 1908.

Society | September 22, 2015, Tuesday // 14:40 | Viewed: 3707

BGNES News Agency Temporarily Suspends Work After Heavy Road Accident

The Bulgarian news agency BGNES has temporarily suspended its work on Tuesday after journalists of the media were involved in a heavy road accident.

Society » Incidents | September 22, 2015, Tuesday // 12:20 | Viewed: 3847

Blast at Czech Ammo Factory, up to Three People Feared Dead

Up to three people are feared dead following an explosion at a firearms ammunition factory in the Czech Republic on Monday, CTK reported.

Society » Incidents | September 21, 2015, Monday // 17:07 | Viewed: 2609