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600 Thousand Bulgarians Suffer from Diabetes – Expert

Some 9% of Bulgarians have diabetes, according to Dr. Natalia Temelkova, endocrinologist at Alexandrovska Hospital in Sofia.

Society » Health | October 1, 2014, Wednesday // 16:35 | Viewed: 703

Donations in Bulgaria Hit Record Low in 2013

Record decline in donations in the country in 2013 was reported by the Bulgarian Donors' Forum.

Society | October 1, 2014, Wednesday // 12:57 | Viewed: 599

Grigor Dimitrov Tops Forbes Bulgaria Celebrity List

Forbes Bulgaria has named top tennis player Grigor Dimitrov the biggest celebrity in Bulgaria, Tuesday.

Society | October 1, 2014, Wednesday // 12:31 | Viewed: 1062

Children's Museum To Open In Sofia Next Year

A children's science museum, called Muzeiko, will open in Sofia next year, reports Nova TV.

Society » Culture | September 30, 2014, Tuesday // 19:19 | Viewed: 1045

Turkish Truck Drivers Complain From Syrian Immigrants

The Turkish international truck drivers complain from the Syrian immigrants trying to board their trucks at the Turkish-Bulgarian border, reports the BTA wire service.

Society » Incidents | September 30, 2014, Tuesday // 18:38 | Viewed: 897

Unemployment Rates in Bulgaria Remain Stable in August – Eurostat

The euro area seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 11.5% in August 2014, stable compared with July 2014, but down from 12.0% in August 2013, according to Eurostat.

Society | September 30, 2014, Tuesday // 14:39 | Viewed: 652

WWF: Global Wildlife Population Dropped by 50% in 40 Years

The Living Planet Index, which measures trends in thousands of vertebrate species populations, shows a decline of 52% between 1970 and 2010, according to the latest edition of WWF's Living Planet Report.

Society » Environment | September 30, 2014, Tuesday // 13:40 | Viewed: 727

Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry Turns Down Donation of Pacific Island

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has rejected a proposal to acquire an island drifting across the Pacific Ocean.

Society | September 30, 2014, Tuesday // 08:51 | Viewed: 1520

KTB Depositors Threaten to Foil Bulgaria's Elections

Depositors at troubled Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB) have demanded that the bank be open before October 5, the date of early elections for Parliament in Bulgaria.

Society | September 29, 2014, Monday // 21:22 | Viewed: 1175

Number of Asylum Seekers from Afghanistan Increased 4 Times – Bulgaria’s Refugee Agency

The number of asylum seekers from Afghanistan has increased more than four times in the last year, Bulgaria’s State Agency for Refugees told Dnevnik.bg.

Society | September 29, 2014, Monday // 08:55 | Viewed: 906

Thirty Illegal Immigrants Detained in Sofia

Police detained Sunday 30 illegal immigrants in the Druzhba-2 district of Bulgaria's capital Sofia, the Interior Ministry's press office has announced.

Society | September 28, 2014, Sunday // 12:07 | Viewed: 909

Sofia Police Apprehends 70 Illegal Immigrants

Sofia police apprehended 70 unidentified individuals – reportedly illegal immigrants - at two different locations in Bulgaria's capital on Saturday, reports Nova TV.

Society » Incidents | September 27, 2014, Saturday // 12:25 | Viewed: 1196

Plovdiv To Exhibit Mosaics From V c. Basilica

Bulgaria's city of Plovdiv is planning to exhibit almost 2 000 sq.

Society » Archaeology | September 27, 2014, Saturday // 11:35 | Viewed: 1808

Code Yellow For Bad Weather Declared Along Sea Coast

Code yellow for torrential rains and high winds is declared for Bulgaria's Black Sea Coast, said the National Meteorology and Hydrology Institute.

Society » Environment | September 27, 2014, Saturday // 10:19 | Viewed: 1459

Monument at Sofia’s NDK Will Most Likely Be Moved

No winner has been selected in the competition for the “13 Centuries Bulgaria” monument in front of the National Palace of Culture (NDK) in Sofia.

Society » Culture | September 26, 2014, Friday // 21:23 | Viewed: 1614

Heavy Rains Expected in 8 Bulgarian Districts on Friday

Code yellow warning for potentially dangerous weather conditions has been issued for eight Bulgarian districts for Friday, September 26.

Society » Environment | September 25, 2014, Thursday // 20:44 | Viewed: 1778

Bulgaria’s National Health Insurance Fund Seeks Budget Update by BGN 100 M

Bulgaria’s National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) will request a budget update by BGN 100 M, according to Kiril Ananiev, Chair of the Supervisory Board of the NHIF and caretaker Deputy Finance Minister.

Society » Health | September 25, 2014, Thursday // 17:38 | Viewed: 909

Bulgaria Vows Support for Deinstitutionalization Efforts of UNICEF

President Rosen Plevneliev has assured that Bulgaria will continue to support the UNICEF mission aimed at deinstitutionalization in the child care system.

Society | September 25, 2014, Thursday // 14:32 | Viewed: 1770

Parov Stelar Band To Swing In Sofia On October 3

The popular electro swing band Parov Stelar Band will play in Sofia's Arena Armeec hall on October 3.

Society » Culture | September 25, 2014, Thursday // 12:28 | Viewed: 1205

Flu Epidemic Most Likely To Peak In January – February

This winter's flu strains will most likely be the same as last year's, said Dr Mayda Tiholova, national consultant on infectious diseases, for the Bulgarian National Radio.

Society » Health | September 25, 2014, Thursday // 11:05 | Viewed: 922

Bulgarian Environmentalists Hold Protests Against Shale Gas

Bulgarian environment protection activists protested on Wednesday against prospecting for shale and coal gas and their extraction in Bulgaria’s northeastern Dobrudzha region.

Society » Environment | September 25, 2014, Thursday // 07:59 | Viewed: 1486