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Massive Queues Reported at Bulgarian-Turkish Border Crossing Points

Kilometer-long queues have formed at the Turkish-Bulgarian border crossing points, with the drivers seeking to cross into Bulgaria.

Society | March 2, 2015, Monday // 09:50 | Viewed: 1551

Lift Set on Fire Hours Before Start of Bansko Ski World Cup

The transformer of a Ski lift was set ablaze early on Saturday just before the beginning the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup in the Bulgarian resort Bansko.

Society » Incidents | February 28, 2015, Saturday // 15:20 | Viewed: 2089

Subway Section to Sofia Airport to be Launched in early April

The subway section to Sofia Airport is 99% ready and will be opened in early April, while the stretch reaching Business Park Sofia is 96% ready and will be operational by early May at the latest.

Society | February 27, 2015, Friday // 17:54 | Viewed: 1331

600 000 People in Bulgaria are Working Poor – Trade Union

Bulgaria is at the bottom of the EU ranking by hourly-rate remuneration, with an average hourly wage of EUR 3.

Society | February 27, 2015, Friday // 16:13 | Viewed: 1051

Red Hot Chilli Pipers to Bring Scottish Rhythm to Bulgaria in Unconventional Performance

The hottest pipers from Scotland with the suggestive name Red Hot Chilli Pipers will open the 20th annual Salon of Arts at the Sofia National Palace of Culture.

Society » Culture | February 27, 2015, Friday // 12:44 | Viewed: 10021

Loose Hose on Gas Cyllinder Sends People in Hospital

A man and a woman aged 77 and 74 respectively were severely injured Wednesday after explosion of a gas cylinder in their home in the Sofia Geo Milev neighborhood.

Society » Incidents | February 26, 2015, Thursday // 20:46 | Viewed: 908

Judas Priest To Hit Sofia in June

Heavy metal lovers in Bulgaria will have the chance to see one of their favorite bands in June this year.

Society » Culture | February 26, 2015, Thursday // 16:44 | Viewed: 1363

Judge at Supreme Court of Cassation Appointed Interim Head of Sofia City Court

The Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) has accepted the resignation of Vladimira Yaneva from the post of Sofia City Court Chair and elected Vladimir Yordanov, judge at the Supreme Court of Cassation (VKS) as interim head of the court.

Society | February 26, 2015, Thursday // 15:03 | Viewed: 948

Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Burgas Airport over Sudden Death of Passenger

A plane made an emergency landing at the Burgas Airport after a passenger died onboard the aircraft.

Society » Incidents | February 26, 2015, Thursday // 11:46 | Viewed: 1092

The Symphonic Orchestra of the Bulgarian National Radio to Play at The Godfather Screening

The Symphonic Orchestra of the Bulgarian National Radio (BNR) has accepted the invitation to accompany the screening of The Godfather (1972) on November 7 in the National palace of Culture in Sofia.

Society » Culture | February 25, 2015, Wednesday // 14:29 | Viewed: 11785

Two Turkish F-4 Jets Crash, Killing Four Pilots

Two F-4 fighter jets of the Turkish Air Force have crashed  in eastern Turkey, killing the four airmen in them, Turkey’s Daily Sabah reported on Tuesday.

Society » Incidents | February 24, 2015, Tuesday // 21:49 | Viewed: 1190

Collision of Train, Truck Leaves at Least 30 Injured in California

A Metrolink train derailed in Oxnard in southern California after colliding with a tractor trailer on Tuesday, leaving at least 30 people injured.

Society » Incidents | February 24, 2015, Tuesday // 18:03 | Viewed: 743

Lamb Concert in Sofia Shifts to Larger Venue

The concert of the trip hop duo Lamb has been moved from Sofia Live Club to Orpheus Club.

Society » Culture | February 24, 2015, Tuesday // 15:24 | Viewed: 929

Vladimira Yaneva Resigns as Sofia City Court Chair

Vladimira Yaneva has resigned from the post of Chair of the Sofia City Court.

Society | February 24, 2015, Tuesday // 11:44 | Viewed: 941

US to Monitor Air Quality Around Its Embassies

The US has decided on monitoring air quality around US embassies across the world.

Society » Environment | February 24, 2015, Tuesday // 09:38 | Viewed: 1853

Earthquake Jolts Spain, No Damage or Casualties Reported

An earthquake rocked Spain’s capital on Monday afternoon but there were no reports of injuries or damage.

Society » Incidents | February 23, 2015, Monday // 20:54 | Viewed: 1162

Bulgaria Spends Most Funds Allocated to Healthcare on Hospitals

Although Bulgaria does not have good health indicators, it is among the leaders in Europe on the amount of funds expended on hospitals.

Society » Health | February 23, 2015, Monday // 15:58 | Viewed: 1060

Roxette To Entertain Bulgaria in June

Roxette will hit the Bulgarian stage on June 17 at the Sofia Armeets Arena.

Society » Culture | February 23, 2015, Monday // 13:59 | Viewed: 2074

Within Temptation to Headline Kavarna Rock Fest 2015 in Bulgaria

The Dutch band Within Temptation will come to Bulgaria as a part of its Hydra World Tour.

Society » Culture | February 23, 2015, Monday // 12:21 | Viewed: 1427

Four People Buried in Coal Mine in Bosna and Herzegovina

The accident happened in Tuzla, after illegal night-time mining and earthquake nearby.

Society » Incidents | February 23, 2015, Monday // 10:34 | Viewed: 1097

Birdman is Film of the Year at Oscars 2015

Birdman, directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu and The Grand Budapest Hotel were neck in neck at this year's Academy Awards ceremony.

Society » Culture | February 23, 2015, Monday // 07:43 | Viewed: 1143