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Bulgarians Are Among People Who Hate Their Government

Bulgarians are among the peoples in the world who really hate their government.

Society | October 22, 2014, Wednesday // 08:57 | Viewed: 1126

Bulgaria Sets 2015 Poverty Line At BGN 286

Bulgaria's 2015 poverty line will be set at BGN 286 per month, said the government press office.

Society | October 22, 2014, Wednesday // 08:38 | Viewed: 1106

Code Red For High River Waters In Western, Central Bulgaria Issued

Bulgaria's Environment Ministry warns of expected heavy rains and high waters in western and central Bulgaria, code red is issued for Varbitsa river in the Rhodope Mountains, reports bTV.

Society » Environment | October 22, 2014, Wednesday // 07:48 | Viewed: 1150

Environment Ministry Warns of Heavy Downpours Throughout Bulgaria

Bulgarian Ministry of Environment and Water has warned of heavy rains throughout the country at the end of the week.

Society » Environment | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 18:26 | Viewed: 1294

Bulgarian Doctors, Teachers Suffer Highest Levels of Work Related Stress

Doctors and teachers have the most stressful jobs in Bulgaria, according to a national survey of the General Labor Inspectorate conducted last year.

Society | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 17:07 | Viewed: 1100

Japanese Drummers Yamato To Perform In Sofia Again

The Japanese drummers Yamato will present in Bulgaria their new spectacle ROJYOH - On the Road on October 28 in Hall 1 of Sofia's National Palace of Culture (NDK).

Society » Culture | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 14:26 | Viewed: 1116

London Heathrow Cancels 10% of Flights over Hurricane Gonzalo

London Heathrow airport has cut about 10% of incoming and outgoing flights with the 20 biggest carriers on Tuesday as the tail-end of hurricane Conzalo slammed into Britain.

Society » Environment | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 13:12 | Viewed: 1069

Archaeologists Unearth Bronze Belt Of Bulgar Warrior

Archaeologists excavating a fortress near Bulgaria's north eastern town of Dobrich unearthed bronze elements from a belt of a Bulgar warrior, reports the Standart daily.

Society » Archaeology | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 12:29 | Viewed: 4124

Fashion Designer Oscar de la Renta Dead At 82

Oscar de la Renta, one of the most sought-after fashion designers of the last half century, died on Monday at the age of 82.

Society » Obituaries | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 10:40 | Viewed: 715

Drunk Snow Plough Driver Might Have Caused Crash of Total CEO's Plane

At least five people are dead after a private jet crashed at Moscow's Vnukovo airport also claiming the life of French oil company Total's CEO Christophe de Margerie.

Society » Incidents | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 08:29 | Viewed: 1003

Road Agency Chief Warns of Shortage of Funds for Winter Maintenance

As Bulgaria braces for the first snowfall scheduled for Friday, the Road Infrastructure Agency warns about the shortage of funds for seasonal road maintenance.

Society | October 20, 2014, Monday // 21:09 | Viewed: 1747

8,000 New Jobs Created in Bulgaria Under Employment Project

A total of 8,000 new jobs will be financed under an employment project as the first framework contracts with employers are already signed, Bulgaria's National Employment Agency announced.

Society | October 20, 2014, Monday // 13:27 | Viewed: 855

Two Syrian Children Detained in Bulgaria’s Veliko Tarnovo

Two Syrian children were detained at a gas station in Bulgaria’s town of Veliko Tarnovo.

Society | October 20, 2014, Monday // 08:22 | Viewed: 1031

Bulgaria’s Kaspichan Holds Referendum on Medical Waste Incineration Plant

Bulgaria’s northeastern town of Kaspichan is holding a referendum on banning the exploitation of a medical waste incineration facility.

Society | October 19, 2014, Sunday // 11:28 | Viewed: 906

Man Dies after Falling Down Elevator Shaft in Sofia

A man died after falling down an elevator shaft in Sofia Saturday night, according to the Sofia Interior Ministry Directorate.

Society | October 19, 2014, Sunday // 10:45 | Viewed: 1353

Thracian Temple In Starosel Is Falling Apart

The Thracian temple near the village of Starosel in central Bulgaria is falling apart and may not survive the winter, warned the village Mayor Ivan Zhutev, quoted by the Nova TV national channel.

Society » Archaeology | October 18, 2014, Saturday // 16:41 | Viewed: 1706

Security Services Employees Protest Over Pension Age

Police officers, fire fighters, rescuers, prison guards and military personnel protested in downtown Sofia against the planned pension age increase, reports the Nova TV national channel.

Society | October 18, 2014, Saturday // 16:09 | Viewed: 1057

Number Of Illegal Immigrants In Bulgaria Grew Significantly In September

The number of illegal immigrants, seeking shelter in Bulgaria grew exponentially in September, shows data of the State Refugee Agency, quoted by Dnevnik.

Society | October 18, 2014, Saturday // 12:46 | Viewed: 1876

Archaeologists Find Medieval Gate in Agatopolis Fortress in Bulgaria's Ahtopol

During excavations in the medieval fortress Agatopolis in Bulgaria's Black Sea town of Ahtopol, archaeologists have discovered a gate resembling those in Preslav, Pliska and Drustur.

Society » Archaeology | October 17, 2014, Friday // 17:41 | Viewed: 1748

Bulgaria Among EU Countries with Most Human Trafficking Victims - EC

During the years 2010-2012, EU Member States registered 30,146 victims of trafficking in human beings.

Society | October 17, 2014, Friday // 16:47 | Viewed: 2258

Human Attitude Must Be Improved to Avert Natural Disasters - Red Cross

Neither natural nor man-made disasters can be avoided, but some things depend on the human factor, Bulgarian Red Cross (BRC) Chairman Hristo Grigorov said Friday.

Society » Incidents | October 17, 2014, Friday // 13:56 | Viewed: 1012