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Spain's 'Cultural Earthquake' to Rock Sofia in 2015

An exhibition of works by Pablo Picasso will be one of the central events in the 2015 cultural calendar organized by the Cervantes Institute and the Spanish Embassy in Sofia.

Society » Culture | December 18, 2014, Thursday // 09:13 | Viewed: 5449

Sofia Woman Finds Hand Grenade at Her Door

Police have sealed off the region around an apartment block in Mladost district in Sofia, Bulgaria, after a hand grenade was found in the building, officials say.

Society » Incidents | December 17, 2014, Wednesday // 11:40 | Viewed: 772

Bulgarian Miners Go on Underground Strike near Burgas

The workers from Cherno More mine near the Bulgarian city of Burgas have gone on strike again, with over 40 people from the night shift remaining underground on Wednesday.

Society | December 17, 2014, Wednesday // 10:26 | Viewed: 815

Children Subject to Violence, Deprivation at Bulgarian Reformatories - NGO

Bulgarian reformatories are places where children are suffering from sexual harrassment, physical violence and deprivation of food, the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee has warned.

Society | December 16, 2014, Tuesday // 20:42 | Viewed: 734

Israeli Investors Building 4 Oncological Centers in Bulgaria

Four new oncological centers built by Israeli entrepreneurs are to become operational in 2015, the country's Ambassador to Bulgaria has said.

Society » Health | December 16, 2014, Tuesday // 17:45 | Viewed: 5096

Balkan Music Star Goran Bregovic Returns for Concert in Sofia

Balkan music star Goran Bregovic and his Weddings and Funeral Orchestra will perform in a concert on Friday at the Arena Armeec in Sofia.

Society » Culture | December 16, 2014, Tuesday // 16:00 | Viewed: 985

18 Bulgarian Cities Have 'Extremely Polluted' Air

Eighteen Bulgarian cities have “extremely polluted” air in the past several days, shows data of the Executive Environment Agency, reports Nova TV.

Society » Environment | December 16, 2014, Tuesday // 15:32 | Viewed: 1296

Sports, Elections, Diets, Love Most Frequently Googled by Bulgarians

The most frequently googled events by Bulgarians in 2014 are the FIFA World Cub and the elections, shows the Google Trends annual survey for Bulgaria.

Society | December 16, 2014, Tuesday // 14:09 | Viewed: 626

21% of Bulgarians Lived Below Poverty Line in 2013

In 2013, the average monthly poverty line for the country stands at BGN 285.92 per household member, according to Bulgaria’s National Statistical Institute (NSI).

Society | December 15, 2014, Monday // 15:21 | Viewed: 1093

Policemen, Firefighters, Rescuers Cooperate to Find Children Lost in Mountain

Over 200 policemen, firefighters and rescuers with a helicopter cooperated in the rescue of three children that had been reported missing on Saturday evening in the mountainous region of Sinite kamani (Blue stones) near the Bulgarian town of Sliven.

Society » Incidents | December 14, 2014, Sunday // 13:38 | Viewed: 1403

Series of Road Accidents in Bulgaria Result in Casualties, Injuries

Series of road accidents resulted in casualties and injuries in all parts of Bulgaria on Saturday.

Society » Incidents | December 14, 2014, Sunday // 11:17 | Viewed: 1016

Bulgaria Marks 25th Anniversary of Historical Anti-Communist Protest

Bulgaria marks on Sunday the 25th anniversary of a historical protest against the then ruling Communist regime.

Society | December 14, 2014, Sunday // 10:41 | Viewed: 2980

Sofia Health Inspectorate Steps Up Checks on Indoor Smoking Ban

The Sofia Health Inspectorate will increase the number of checks on the implementation of the indoor smoking ban in restaurants, clubs, bars, discotheques and cafes, reports Dnevnik.

Society » Health | December 13, 2014, Saturday // 16:41 | Viewed: 1138

Regional Minister Assures Winter Road Maintenance Is Provided For

Bulgaria's Regional Development Minister Lilyana Pavlova assured that the winter maintenance of the roads has already been provided for.

Society | December 13, 2014, Saturday // 14:27 | Viewed: 599

Petko Sertov's Employer Denies Involvement in His Disappearance

Angel Bozhilov, the employer of Petko Sertov, former head of Bulgaria's National Security Agency (DANS), who mysteriously disappeared last Friday, denied any involvement in the incident.

Society » Incidents | December 13, 2014, Saturday // 13:31 | Viewed: 1035

Over 1000 Spots on Bulgaria's Roads at Risk of Landslides, Collapses

There are more than 1000 spots on Bulgaria's roads at risk of landslides and partial collapses due to the profuse rains this year, the head of the Road Infrastrue Agency Lazar Lazarov told the Trud daily.

Society » Incidents | December 13, 2014, Saturday // 11:01 | Viewed: 945

Situation In Southern Bulgaria Slowly Returns To Normal After Floods

The situation in the regions along the rivers Tundzha and Maritsa in southern Bulgaria slowly returns to normal as the river waters are receding, reports the bTV national channel.

Society » Incidents | December 13, 2014, Saturday // 09:20 | Viewed: 816

Bulgarians Use Internet For Communications, Finding Information

The Bulgarians use the internet mostly for communications and finding of information, shows a survey of the National Statistics Institute (NSI).

Society | December 12, 2014, Friday // 16:40 | Viewed: 1074

Two Poles Hospitalized as Train Hits Truck

A train en route to Sofia from Bulgaria's southwest has collided with a freight truck, leaving two Polish citizens injured.

Society » Incidents | December 11, 2014, Thursday // 20:38 | Viewed: 700

Missing Bulgaria Ex Security Head 'Spotted' near Petrich

Petko Sertov, the former head of state security agency DANS who disappeared last Friday, was reportedly spotted near the town of Petrich, kilometers away from the Bulgaria-Greece Border.

Society » Incidents | December 11, 2014, Thursday // 19:26 | Viewed: 1127

Voting for Novinite's Personalities in the News 2014 Poll Is Under Way!

Bulgaria's largest English-language media Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) and our Bulgarian-language service Novinite.bg invite you, our readers from around the world, to select Bulgaria's "Personalities in the News" for 2014!

Society | December 11, 2014, Thursday // 18:20 | Viewed: 1339