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Bulgarian Culture Minister Calls for Restoring Demolished Tobacco Warehouse in Plovdiv

Bulgarian Culture Minister Vezhdi Rashidov called on Tuesday for restoring the demolished tobacco warehouse in the city of Plovdiv to its original look.

Society » Culture | March 8, 2016, Tuesday // 15:56 | Viewed: 5060

Tensions in Plovdiv over Bulldozing of Cultural Heritage Building

The demolition of an old building once used to store tobacco in Plovdiv, Bulgaria's second-largest city, has topped the domestic news agenda for several days.

Society | March 8, 2016, Tuesday // 11:27 | Viewed: 3849

New Protest Against Ban on Beach Camping Takes Place in Downtown Sofia

A new protest against the recent ban on beach camping took place in the centre of the Bulgarian capital on Monday evening.

Society » Environment | March 8, 2016, Tuesday // 11:00 | Viewed: 5262

Bulgaria Media Watchdog to Decide on Chairman's Resignation

The Council for Electronic Media, which regulates TV and radio stations in Bulgaria, will consider the resignation submitted by its head Georgi Lozanov in February.

Society | March 8, 2016, Tuesday // 08:16 | Viewed: 3528

Traffic Resumes on Section of Line 2 of Sofia Metro after Incident

Traffic has resumed between Beli Dunav and Maria Luiza stations of the Sofia underground railway, the city hall said on Monday.

Society » Incidents | March 7, 2016, Monday // 15:30 | Viewed: 4668

Human Chain Stops Demolition of Former Tobacco Warehouse in Bulgaria's Plovdiv

A human chain of around fifty people stopped the demolition of one of the buildings of the former tobacco warehouses in the Bulgarian city of Plovdiv on Monday.

Society | March 7, 2016, Monday // 13:03 | Viewed: 4548

Man Reportedly Jumps in Front of Underground Train in Sofia

A man reportedly jumped in front of an underground train in the Bulgarian capital on Monday.

Society » Incidents | March 7, 2016, Monday // 12:20 | Viewed: 2179

Heavy Traffic Expected Across Bulgaria on Sunday as Long Weekend Comes to End

Heavy traffic is expected across Bulgaria on Sunday as the long weekend, which began on Thursday with the celebration of the country’s national holiday (Liberation Day), is coming to an end.

Society | March 6, 2016, Sunday // 10:43 | Viewed: 4236

Quarter of Bulgaria's Retired People Live on Minimum Pension

Nearly a quarter of Bulgaria's retirned people live on a pension equal to or even below the national minimum, data from the National Social Security Institute shows.

Society | March 5, 2016, Saturday // 15:03 | Viewed: 5786

Procession Marks 138th Anniversary of Bulgaria’s Liberation in Petrich

The southwestern town of Petrich marked Bulgaria’s national holiday on Thursday with a procession on the occasion of the 138th anniversary of the liberation of Bulgaria from Ottoman rule.

Society | March 4, 2016, Friday // 17:08 | Viewed: 4254

Minor Earthquake Rocks Bulgaria’s Dobrich

An earthquake of magnitude 2.9 on the Richter scale was registered near the northeastern Bulgarian city of Dobrich overnight.

Society » Environment | March 4, 2016, Friday // 12:31 | Viewed: 4869

Sofia Philharmonic to Play 11 Hours of Music Marking Liberation Day

A musical marathon has kicked off at the Bulgaria hall in central Sofia to mark the Bulgarian National holiday, the Liberation Day, on March 03.

Society » Culture | March 3, 2016, Thursday // 11:15 | Viewed: 4740

Polish Diplomats Recite Classic Bulgarian Poetry to Honor Liberation

Polish diplomats in Bulgaria have honored the country's National holiday, the liberation of Ottoman rule, in an unusual gesture.

Society | March 3, 2016, Thursday // 09:38 | Viewed: 4408

Bulgaria Marks 138th Anniversary of Liberation from Ottoman Rule

Bulgaria marks on March 03 its National Holiday, the anniversary of its liberation from Ottoman rule.

Society | March 3, 2016, Thursday // 08:57 | Viewed: 6461

Medical University in Bulgaria’s Pleven to Open Pharmacy Faculty

At its regular meeting on Wednesday, the Bulgarian government proposed to parliament to adopt a decision on the establishment of a pharmacy faculty at the Medical University in the city of Pleven.

Society » Education | March 2, 2016, Wednesday // 13:00 | Viewed: 5305

Over 200 000 Vehicles Expected to Leave Sofia on Wednesday

More than 200 000 vehicles are expected to leave the Bulgarian capital on Wednesday as people embark on trips for the long weekend.

Society | March 2, 2016, Wednesday // 09:54 | Viewed: 5024

Protest Held in Sofia over Ban on Beach Camping

Hundreds demonstrated in Bulgaria's capital Sofia on Tuesday after Parliament voted to make it illegal to put up tents on the beach.

Society » Environment | March 2, 2016, Wednesday // 08:51 | Viewed: 5570

Bulgarians Celebrate Baba Marta Holiday

Bulgarians are celebrating on Tuesday Baba Marta (Grandma March) holiday, which is observed each year on March 1.

Society | March 1, 2016, Tuesday // 12:51 | Viewed: 6881

French Soul Singer Imany to Perform in Sofia on May 14

The popular French soul singer of African descent, Imany, will perform for the first time in Bulgaria on May 14.

Society » Culture | February 25, 2016, Thursday // 15:01 | Viewed: 8073

Chairperson of Bulgaria’s Electronic Media Watchdog Resigns

Georgi Lozanov, the chairperson of Bulgaria’s media watchdog, the Council for Electronic Media (SEM), resigned on Thursday.

Society | February 25, 2016, Thursday // 14:01 | Viewed: 4349

Bulgarian Truck Driver Stuck in Border Blockade Admitted to Hospital

 A Bulgarian truck driver affected by the blockade staged at the border with Greece was admitted to hospital after feeling unwell.

Society » Incidents | February 25, 2016, Thursday // 13:00 | Viewed: 5679