Society

Sofia Residents to Protest over Planned Hike in Public Transport Ticket Prices

A demonstration will take place in Bulgaria's capital Sofia on Friday over local plans of local authorities to adopt a 60% price increase for the public transport tickets.

Society | April 1, 2016, Friday // 09:40 | Viewed: 4045

Bulgaria to Test Warning Siren Systems on April 1

The civil defense sirens of Bulgaria are to be tested in 11 Bulgarian cities on Friday.

Society | April 1, 2016, Friday // 07:27 | Viewed: 4303

Protest of Bulgarian GPs Grows Further as Ten More Regions Join

The protest of Bulgarian general practitioners (GPs) is to grow further on Thursday as ten more regions will join in it.

Society » Health | March 31, 2016, Thursday // 08:03 | Viewed: 4916

Bulgaria Expands Quota for University Students from Bulgarian Diaspora

The government in Sofia has decided to increase 2.5 times the quota for university students from the Bulgarian diaspora living mostly in European countries.

Society » Education | March 30, 2016, Wednesday // 17:30 | Viewed: 4753

Nine Bulgarian Regions Join Protest of General Practitioners

The protest of general practitioners (GPs) is continuing to spread across Bulgaria, with nine more regions joining on Wednesday.

Society » Health | March 30, 2016, Wednesday // 10:14 | Viewed: 4446

Two Bulgarian Novels Listed in Dedalus Books’ Initiative in Support of UK Staying in EU

Two Bulgarian novels, “The Black Box” and “Mission London” by Alek Popov, have been included in a list of the best European indie novels in support of the UK remaining in the EU, Alison Fllod writes in a blog post in The Guardian.

Society » Culture | March 29, 2016, Tuesday // 17:31 | Viewed: 4550

Bulgarian PM Reshuffles Deputy Ministers in Education Ministry

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has reshuffled deputy ministers in the country's education ministry.

Society » Education | March 29, 2016, Tuesday // 15:15 | Viewed: 4728

Protest of General Practitioners Spreads to Five Other Bulgarian Regions

General practitioners (GPs) from five other Bulgarian regions will join the actions of their colleagues from the first four regions who began protesting by closing their practices on Monday.

Society » Health | March 29, 2016, Tuesday // 11:22 | Viewed: 4798

Abandoned Luggage Triggers Bomb Scare in Central Sofia

An alert sent to the emergency hotline 112 left a key junction in the center of Bulgaria's capital Sofia sealed off for nearly an hour on Monday evening.

Society » Incidents | March 28, 2016, Monday // 22:52 | Viewed: 4630

Bulgaria Boasts First-Ever Prison Adapted to 'World Standards'

The first Bulgarian prison "meeting all European and world requirements" was opened in the town of Stara Zagora in the country's south, the Justice Ministry has said.

Society | March 28, 2016, Monday // 20:29 | Viewed: 4222

Bulgarians among Injured in Austria Crash

Seven people, including three children, have been left injured in a crash in the area of Weisskirchen, Austria, local media reports.

Society » Incidents | March 28, 2016, Monday // 20:15 | Viewed: 4726

US Deporting Bulgarian Violinist and His Family

Yuliyan Stoyanov, a Bulgarian violinist living in the US, is to leave the States with his family on Wednesday after being refused a petition to stay as a permanent worker.

Society | March 28, 2016, Monday // 18:34 | Viewed: 5244

Sofia Hosts 16th Edition of European Music Festival

The Bulgarian capital will host the 16th edition of the European Music Festival, which will last between March 28 and June 8.

Society » Culture | March 28, 2016, Monday // 14:57 | Viewed: 6404

Bulgaria to Step up Security at Schools, Kindergartens

The participants in a national meeting dedicated to security in schools and kindergartens, vowed to step up security at educational establishments in Bulgaria.

Society » Education | March 28, 2016, Monday // 13:56 | Viewed: 5062

General Practitioners to Stage Protests Across Bulgaria

General practitioners (GPs) will stage protests across Bulgaria starting from Monday.

Society » Health | March 28, 2016, Monday // 09:56 | Viewed: 5241

Dutch Football Legend Johan Cruyff Dies of Cancer Aged 68

Dutch football legend Johan Cruyff passed away at the age of 68 in Barcelona on Thursday, the cause of his death being cancer.

Society » Obituaries | March 24, 2016, Thursday // 15:29 | Viewed: 5368

Students Tour Bulgaria to Perform Broadway Musical

Students from the American University in Bulgaria (AUBG) are going on a tour around Bulgaria to perform an adapted version of the Broadway musical Catch Me If You Can with nine performances in five Bulgarian cities - Blagoevgrad, Sofia, Varna, Ruse and Pl

Society » Culture | March 24, 2016, Thursday // 08:17 | Viewed: 5162

Bulgaria Warns of Intensive Rainfall in Southern Regions on Thursday

Bulgaria’s weather service has issued a Code Yellow alert for five of the country’s southern and southeastern regions, warning of potentially dangerous rainfall in on Thursday.

Society » Environment | March 23, 2016, Wednesday // 21:17 | Viewed: 5411

Bulgaria Govt to Upload New Open Data Sets

As many as 304 data sets will be published by the end of 2016 on the Bulgarian government's open data website, the cabinet has announced.

Society | March 23, 2016, Wednesday // 13:36 | Viewed: 4217

Excavation of Bulgaria's Largest Thracian Mound to Begin in May

The excavation of the largest unstudied Thracian mound in Bulgaria and the Balkan peninsula will begin in May.

Society » Archaeology | March 23, 2016, Wednesday // 11:01 | Viewed: 7389

Some Sofia-Brussels Flights Cancelled on Wednesday

Sofia Airport has announced no Bulgaria Air flights to Brussels will take place on Wednesday, after the measure was in force the day before.

Society | March 23, 2016, Wednesday // 09:36 | Viewed: 3930