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No Version Ruled Out about Iganovo Blasts - Bulgaria Deputy EconMin

All hypotheses seeking to explain Tuesday's new explosions at a production site of VMZ Sopot military plant are on the table, Bulgarian Deputy Economy Minister Lyuben Petrov has said.

Society » Incidents | April 15, 2015, Wednesday // 09:20 | Viewed: 1073

Bulgaria to Allocate EU Funding of BGN 115 M to Fighting Air Pollution in Cities

Bulgaria will allocate a total of BGN 115 M under operational program Environment 2014-2020 for measures against air pollution, according to Deputy Environment Minister Pavel Gudzherov.

Society » Environment | April 15, 2015, Wednesday // 09:17 | Viewed: 1463

Bulgaria - Number One in Doping Usage in Europe, Sports Minister says

Bulgaria is the leader in Europe in terms of usage of doping-containing food supplements.

Society | April 14, 2015, Tuesday // 12:00 | Viewed: 1223

Anastacia Expected in Sofia Prior to First Ever Concert in Bulgaria

Pop star Anastacia will be performing in Bulgaria for the very first time on April 16. The concert will be held in the Hall 1 at the National Palace of Culture in Sofia.

Society » Culture | April 14, 2015, Tuesday // 11:04 | Viewed: 1521

Construction Works along Bulgaria's Black Sea Coastline Cause Turmoil

Construction works in the gulf of Coral, near camping South have started days prior to the Easter celebrations in Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | April 14, 2015, Tuesday // 09:57 | Viewed: 1581

New Blast at Bulgaria Ammo Warehouse 'Deliberate', Officials Suggest

Tuesday's explosion at the VMZ Sopot military plant's warehouse near the village of Iganovo was deliberate, Economy Ministry officials have suggested.

Society » Incidents | April 14, 2015, Tuesday // 09:09 | Viewed: 1568

Ammo Depots in Bulgaria's Iganovo Rocked by Blasts Again

Explosions have been heard from warehouses of the VMZ Sopot military plants near the village of Iganovo, Central Bulgaria, officials say.

Society » Incidents | April 14, 2015, Tuesday // 08:09 | Viewed: 1137

Exhibition of Thracian Treasures from Bulgaria to Open in Louvre

The Louvre in Paris is to show for the first time on Tuesday The Epic of the Thracian Kings, an exhibition of possessions of Thracian King Seuthes III, which arrived there from Bulgaria in March.

Society » Culture | April 14, 2015, Tuesday // 08:00 | Viewed: 2249

German Writer Günter Grass Dies Aged 87

Gunter Grass, the renowned German author and Nobel Prize winner, has died, Deutsche Welle reported.

Society » Obituaries | April 13, 2015, Monday // 12:41 | Viewed: 1163

Bulgarian Wins Mural Art Competition in Australia’s Sheffield

Bulgarian Nikolay Dimitrov has won a mural art competition in Sheffield, Tasmania's "Town of Murals.

Society » Culture | April 12, 2015, Sunday // 12:22 | Viewed: 1701

Holy Fire Descends in Jerusalem, Travels to Bulgaria on Holy Saturday

Huge crowds gathered at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem to witness the miraculous descent of the Holy Fire, which occurs on the day before the Orthodox Easter.

Society | April 11, 2015, Saturday // 16:07 | Viewed: 2329

Bulgarian Folklore Tradition: Every House With New Clay Pot on Good Friday

According to an old Bulgarian tradition, everyone should buy a new clay pot for their house on Good Friday.

Society » Culture | April 10, 2015, Friday // 16:53 | Viewed: 2091

Bulgarian Admitted to All US Ivy League Universities

A Bulgarian student has been admitted to 18 top US universities, with 8 of them are Ivy League institutions - among the most prestigious schools in the world.

Society | April 10, 2015, Friday // 13:12 | Viewed: 1941

Investigation of Varna Hotel Collapse Continues

The regional Inspectorate on Construction Control in Varna has stopped all construction and renovation activities in the vicinity of the collapsed hotel Veronika.

Society » Incidents | April 10, 2015, Friday // 12:15 | Viewed: 1807

Bulgarian Rescuers Find Second Victim of Collapsed Black Sea Hotel

Rescue teams have found the dead body of one of the three workers who went missing when a disused hotel building on the Black Sea coast suddely collapsed during a deconstruction operation.

Society » Incidents | April 9, 2015, Thursday // 20:21 | Viewed: 2097

Workers on Hotel Veronika Site Ignored Safety Orders, Company Reps Say

The General Labor Inspectorate in Varna had no information on the upcoming destruction of hotel Veronika.

Society » Incidents | April 9, 2015, Thursday // 15:13 | Viewed: 1542

Names of Workers Under Collapsed Hotel Near Varna Now Announced

Stefan Angelov was working on the site, as the hotel collapsed and killed the 40-year old worker Borislav Asenov, and four other people were injured.

Society » Incidents | April 9, 2015, Thursday // 12:44 | Viewed: 4040

Workers Trapped under Collapsed Hotel 'Had No Contracts, Insurance'

Severe violations were committed by the firm tasked with demolishing a hotel that unexpectedly collapsed near the Bulgarian city of Varna, a official with the labor inspectorate has announced.

Society » Incidents | April 9, 2015, Thursday // 10:05 | Viewed: 1425

Parts of Road to Sofia Airport Remain Closed for Rehabilitation

Parts of the road at the crossing of Sofia's Boulevards Christopher Columbus and Brussels has fallen through.

Society » Incidents | April 9, 2015, Thursday // 09:52 | Viewed: 1419

One Dead, Three Missing after Hotel Collapses near Bulgaria's Varna

An old hotel that collapsed on Wednesday afternoon near the Black Sea city of Varna has left one person dead.

Society » Incidents | April 9, 2015, Thursday // 07:34 | Viewed: 2075

Worker Dies During Demolition Works at Bulgarian Black Sea Resort

A man has died when an old hotel building collapsed during demolition works at Saints Konstantin and Elena resort on Bulgaria's Black Sea coast, Nova TV reported.

Society » Incidents | April 8, 2015, Wednesday // 20:24 | Viewed: 1392