Celebrations Marking Day of Varna to Feature 3-D Water Show

A 3-D water show will be among the spectacles celebrating the Day of Varna, which is marked in the Bulgarian Black Sea capital on August 15.

Society » Culture | August 14, 2015, Friday // 14:30 | Viewed: 2067

Fuel Tanker Hangs off Bridge on Bulgaria’s Hemus Motorway

A fuel tanker has overturned on Hemus motorway near Sofia with the truck cabin hanging from the edge of a bridge over Vitinya pass, bTV station reported on Thursday.

Society » Incidents | August 13, 2015, Thursday // 19:56 | Viewed: 3162

Strong Blast at China Port City of Tianjin, Dozens Injured

A strong explosion rocked the port city of Tianjin in northern China on Wednesday night, shattering windows and sending dust dozens of metres into the air, Xinhua reported.

Society » Incidents | August 12, 2015, Wednesday // 21:53 | Viewed: 1257

Goran Bregovic to Play at Skariada Grill Festival in Bulgaria

Musician Goran Bregovic and his orchestra are coming in September to add appeal to a grill festival that involves Bulgarian food producers and master chefs from around the region, a news website has said.

Society » Culture | August 12, 2015, Wednesday // 07:48 | Viewed: 1920

Life as Seen through the Eyes of 2 Egyptian Vultures

Two Egyptian vultures, Boris and Jennie, can now be monitored live after being equipped with satellite trackers, the Bulgarian Society for Protection of Birds (BSPB) has said.

Society » Environment | August 11, 2015, Tuesday // 18:51 | Viewed: 1521

Mozart Festival to Begin in Bulgaria's Pravets

For the eleventh time, the international Mozart Music Festival is to take place on August 13-17 in Pravets, Northwestern Bulgaria.

Society » Culture | August 11, 2015, Tuesday // 16:39 | Viewed: 2967

Russian Tourist Drowns Near Bulgaria's Varna

A Russian tourist has drowned in a storm near the Black Sea city of Varna, media outlets quote Russia's Vice Consul as saying.

Society » Incidents | August 11, 2015, Tuesday // 15:59 | Viewed: 2126

Bulgaria's Spirit of Burgas Attracts Record Attendance of 47 000 People

The Spirit of Burgas music festival, which took place on Friday and Saturday at the Bulgarian Black Sea coast, recorded an attendance of 47 000 people.

Society » Culture | August 11, 2015, Tuesday // 14:11 | Viewed: 2771

WWF Bulgaria Implements Danube Sturgeon Boosting Project

WWF Bulgaria has implemented a project to release more than 50,000 baby sturgeons in the Danube to help bring the species back from the brink of extinction, AFP reported on Tuesday.

Society » Environment | August 11, 2015, Tuesday // 11:18 | Viewed: 2471

Fire Near Bulgaria's Dragoman Contained

The fire, which has been raging in a coniferous forest near the town of Dragoman in western Bulgaria, was contained on Tuesday.

Society » Incidents | August 11, 2015, Tuesday // 08:58 | Viewed: 1936

Two Stabbed to Death in IKEA Store in Sweden, One Injured

A man and a woman have been stabbed to death at an IKEA store in Vasteras, in Sweden on Monday, the CNN reported.

Society » Incidents | August 10, 2015, Monday // 21:18 | Viewed: 2014

Israeli Tourist Drowns in Bulgaria's Slanchev Bryag

A 45-year-old tourist from Israel drowned on Sunday in the Black Sea off the resort of Slanchev Bryag (Sunny Beach), police say.

Society » Incidents | August 10, 2015, Monday // 11:01 | Viewed: 3150

Nine Injured in Sofia-Istanbul Train Incident

Six Romanians and a Bulgarian woman were left injured after a locomotive hit the first carriage of a train from Sofia to Istanbul on Sunday evening, officials say.

Society » Incidents | August 10, 2015, Monday // 08:25 | Viewed: 2878

Bulgarian Archaeologists Find Rare Byzantine Gold Coin in Perperikon

A rare Byzantine gold coin dating back to the 11th century has been found in the ancient city of Perperikon, renowned Bulgarian archaeologist Nikolay Ovcharov revealed on Sunday.

Society » Archaeology | August 9, 2015, Sunday // 15:05 | Viewed: 8225

Bulgaria Radiation Levels Unaffected by Chernobyl Wildfire - Environment Agency

No changes in radiation levels have been recorded in Bulgaria as a result of the latest wildwire in the exclusion zone around the closed Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine, the Executive Environment Agency said on Sunday.

Society » Environment | August 9, 2015, Sunday // 13:29 | Viewed: 2532

British Tourist Missing in Sea at Bulgaria’s Sunny Beach Resort

A Brirish national on holiday in Bulgaria is missing after being swept out to sea in the Sunny Beach resort, the BBC has reported

Society » Incidents | August 9, 2015, Sunday // 10:38 | Viewed: 2896

Bulgarian President's Eldest Son Dies Aged 14

Filip, the eldest son of Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev, has died, the President's press office has said.

Society » Obituaries | August 8, 2015, Saturday // 14:59 | Viewed: 14724

Folk Fest Drawing Tens of Thousands to Bulgaria's Koprivshtitsa This Weekend

As many as 40 000 people gathered in Koprivshtitsa for the opening day a traditional festival which is being held in the picturesque town for the eleventh time.

Society » Environment | August 8, 2015, Saturday // 11:44 | Viewed: 2573

Code Red Alert Issued for Eastern Bulgaria over Possible Wildfires

A Code Red warning is in force on Saturday for a number of regions of Eastern Bulgaria, the weather department with the Bulgarian Academy of Science has said.

Society » Environment | August 8, 2015, Saturday // 10:46 | Viewed: 2613

Bulgarian-born Aerodynamics Engineer Makes Her F1 Dream Come True

Tsvetelina Mavrodieva, a 23-year-old Bulgarian national, has joined the Red Bull Formula 1 racing team as an aerodynamics engineer, making her dream come true.

Society » Education | August 7, 2015, Friday // 19:45 | Viewed: 7176

Bulgarian Sailors Stranded at Spanish Port

The crew of a Moldovan cargo ship, part of whom are Bulgarian, are trapped on board at a Spanish port.

Society » Incidents | August 7, 2015, Friday // 14:51 | Viewed: 1825