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Rival Pro-Western, Pro-Russian Rallies Taking Place in Downtown Sofia

Rival pro-Western and pro-Russian protests were held in the centre of the Bulgarian capital on Saturday.

Society | June 11, 2016, Saturday // 13:13 | Viewed: 2612

4.7-Magnitude Earthquake Felt in Bulgaria's Montana

An earthquake of magnitude 4.

Society » Environment | June 9, 2016, Thursday // 09:49 | Viewed: 1994

Maxim Behar Becomes First Bulgarian to Appear in Global Power Book

Bulgarian PR expert, businessman, journalist and diplomat, Maxim Behar, was included in this year's edition of the Global Power Book, the definitive guide to the brightest and most influential PR professionals around the world.

Society | June 8, 2016, Wednesday // 12:02 | Viewed: 10207

Bad Weather in Bulgaria Expected to Last on Monday, Tuesday

A week of low temperatures is expected across Bulgaria, with rainfall mostly in the country's west, the national weather service says.

Society » Environment | June 6, 2016, Monday // 09:59 | Viewed: 3453

Belgium Train Crash Kills 3, Injures Many

At least three people have died in a train crash in the Eastern Belgian town of Hermalle-sous-Huy, the country's public broadcaster says.

Society » Incidents | June 6, 2016, Monday // 07:52 | Viewed: 2211

Museum of Roses Opens in Bulgaria's Kazanlak

Bulgaria has long been among world leaders in the production and export of rose oil, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said while opening the new Musem of Roses of Bulgaria on Sunday.

Society | June 5, 2016, Sunday // 15:07 | Viewed: 4695

Exhibition Displays Personal Belongings of Bulgarian Revolutionary Hristo Botev

An unique exhibition displaying personal belongings of Bulgarian revolutionary and poet Hristo Botev was unveiled at the building of the presidential institution in downtown Sofia on Saturday.

Society | June 4, 2016, Saturday // 14:04 | Viewed: 1876

Sofia Neighbourhood Continues to Protest Against Systematic Roma Violence

Following a protest on Thursday, more than 500 people gathered in a peaceful procession in the northeastern neighbourhood of Botunets in the Bulgarian capital on Friday to complain of being systematically harassed by their Roma neighbours.

Society » Incidents | June 4, 2016, Saturday // 11:55 | Viewed: 3228

Legendary Heavyweight Boxer Muhammad Ali Dies Aged 74

Legendary US boxer Muhammad Ali passed away at the age of 74 at a hospital in Phoenix, Arizona on Friday.

Society » Obituaries | June 4, 2016, Saturday // 10:55 | Viewed: 4208

14-Year-Old Girl Goes Missing in Danube River Near Bulgaria's Silistra

A fourteen-year-old girl has gone missing in the Danube river near the northeastern Bulgarian town of Silistra.

Society » Incidents | June 3, 2016, Friday // 09:21 | Viewed: 2105

Sofia Neighbourhood Protests Against Systematic Roma Abuse

Hundreds of protesters gathered in the neighbourhood of Botunets located in the northeastern part of the Bulgarian capital on Thursday.

Society » Incidents | June 3, 2016, Friday // 08:46 | Viewed: 3073

Investigators Reportedly Received Signals from Crashed EgyptAir Plane’s Black Box

Electronic signals presumed to come from a black box of the EgyptAir passenger jet that crashed last month, have been detected in the Mediterranean, AP reported on Wednesday.

Society » Incidents | June 1, 2016, Wednesday // 16:14 | Viewed: 1739

Burgas Becomes Fourth Bulgarian City to Ban Wearing of Face-Covering Veils

The Black Sea city of Burgas became the fourth Bulgarian city to ban the wearing in public places of garments that completely or partially conceal the face.

Society | June 1, 2016, Wednesday // 13:08 | Viewed: 5564

First Festival of Italian Cinema to Begin in Sofia on Tuesday

The Bulgarian capital will host the "First festival of Italian cinema in Bulgaria – David di Donatello Award" between May 31 and June 6.

Society » Culture | May 30, 2016, Monday // 10:12 | Viewed: 5466

Confidence in Bulgarian President Reaches Its Lowest Since Start of Term – Poll

According to the monthly political and economic index of Gallup International released on Sunday, the public confidence in Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has reached its lowest level since the beginning of his term in January 2012.

Society | May 29, 2016, Sunday // 16:51 | Viewed: 1825

Bulgaria's President Pays Tribute to Victims of Communist Rule

No punishment has yet been delivered for crimes committed under Communist rule, Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev said on Saturday.

Society | May 28, 2016, Saturday // 14:47 | Viewed: 1845

Worker Dies in Blast in Bulgaria's Arsenal

A 53-year-old worker died on Friday evening in an incident at the Arsenal arms manufacturing plant in the Bulgarian town of Kazanlak, local media report.

Society » Incidents | May 28, 2016, Saturday // 09:21 | Viewed: 2855

Bulgarian Is Spoken by 15 Million People Worldwide

According to a study of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAN), around fifteen million people across the world speak the Bulgarian language.

Society | May 27, 2016, Friday // 21:25 | Viewed: 4535

EU Commission Office in Sofia Evacuated over Fire

A fire broke out in a building next to the European Commission's representative office in Bulgaria, local media report.

Society » Incidents | May 27, 2016, Friday // 11:57 | Viewed: 2404

Bulgaria's National Art Gallery Square 500 Hosts Indonesian Batik, Bali Art Exhibition

The National Art Gallery Square 500 in the Bulgarian capital is hosting an exhibition of Indonesian batik and Bali art between May 21 and June 26.

Society » Culture | May 26, 2016, Thursday // 13:02 | Viewed: 5566

Abundant Rainfall Causes Flooding in Bulgaria's Kazanlak

The abundant rainfall caused a flooding in the Bulgarian town of Kazanlak overnight after the Stara reka river burst its banks.

Society » Environment | May 26, 2016, Thursday // 11:06 | Viewed: 5759