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Bulgarian Orthodox Church Launches 1st Official Internet Site

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church launched Friday its first, one of a kind, official internet site at www.

Society | June 19, 2009, Friday // 14:22 | Viewed: 1756

Man Smashes Window at Bulgaria's Parliament

A fifty-year-old man has broken a window at the main entrance of the Bulgarian parliament, police said on Friday.

Society | June 19, 2009, Friday // 13:29 | Viewed: 911

Bulgaria Happy with America's Cultural Influence in the World - Survey

Bulgaria is one of the few European countries, where more respondents said America's cultural influence in the world was positive (29%) than those who said it was negative (25%), shows a survey of The Wall Street Journal.

Society | June 19, 2009, Friday // 12:18 | Viewed: 2464

Two Die in Hellish Car Crash on Bulgaria’s Hemus Highway

Two persons perished in a hellish crash on Bulgaria's northern highway "Hemus" Thursday night.

Society | June 18, 2009, Thursday // 21:05 | Viewed: 2649

Bulgarian Archaeologists Find Remains of Medieval Book in Veliko Tarnovo

Bulgarian archaeologists have discovered the silver and gold casing of a medieval book in the yard of the St.

Society » Archaeology | June 18, 2009, Thursday // 19:42 | Viewed: 6323

BG Site Contest Launches 10th Anniversary Edition

The launch of the tenth, anniversary edition of the "BG Site" contest was announced in Sofia Thursday.

Society | June 18, 2009, Thursday // 16:09 | Viewed: 1053

Bulgarian Women File Discrimination Suit against Alcohol Producer

13 Bulgarian women have filed a suit with Bulgaria's Commission for Protection against Distribution over the advertising campaign of a Bulgarian alcohol producer.

Society | June 18, 2009, Thursday // 14:58 | Viewed: 15337

Foreign Embassies, Greens Party Extend Hand to Sofia Gay March

The Sofia June 27 Rainbow Friendship march has received the support of several embassies and of Bulgaria's The Greens party.

Society | June 17, 2009, Wednesday // 13:52 | Viewed: 3321

Bulgaria Fishermen Voice Discontent at Rally in Sofia

Tens of amateur fishermen are protesting Tuesday in front of the Agriculture Ministry building in downtown Sofia.

Society | June 17, 2009, Wednesday // 13:13 | Viewed: 1375

Bulgaria Featured in US Online Communism Museum

Twenty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, a group of historians and eyewitnesses of the event, launched the site Global Museum on Communism.

Society | June 17, 2009, Wednesday // 11:49 | Viewed: 5161

Bulgaria Roma Throw the Glove to Nigel Kennedy

Nigel Kennedy may be one of the world's leading violin virtuosos, but it was during his latest stay in Bulgaria that the shattering intensity of his music was challenged by no other than local Roma people.

Society » Culture | June 17, 2009, Wednesday // 10:17 | Viewed: 2150

Bulgarians Best Educated US Immigrants

Bulgarian immigrants to the United States are the most likely to report having a high school degree or higher out of all European-born immigrants, shows data of the US Census Bureau.

Society | June 17, 2009, Wednesday // 08:01 | Viewed: 2499

Parents of Murdered Belneyski Sisters Set to Adopt Foster Child

The Pazardzhik District Court granted Tuesday full parental rights to the parents of the murdered Belneyski sisters over their foster child, 5-year-old Maria.

Society | June 16, 2009, Tuesday // 19:09 | Viewed: 1736

Court Fails to Present Former Bulgaria Tsar with Birthday Gift

The District Court in the city of Plovdiv decided Tuesday to postpone for October the so-called "Krichim palace" ownership case.

Society | June 16, 2009, Tuesday // 17:50 | Viewed: 2479

Bulgaria Sees Scaled-Down Rally against Socialist Govt

Thousands of protesters from different sectors rallied on Tuesday in the Bulgarian capital Sofia front of the government headquarters in a spirited but small-scale display compared to initial plans.

Society | June 16, 2009, Tuesday // 11:54 | Viewed: 1696

Bulgaria Royal Restitution Saga Due to Unravel on Ex-King Birthday

Bulgaria's ex-king Simeon Saxe-Coburg and his sister, who seek to regain ownership on the Krichim former royal residence, are likely to hear the decision of the court on the issue within a month.

Society | June 16, 2009, Tuesday // 10:59 | Viewed: 1993

Thousands Expected to Rally against Bulgaria Govt

A total of 10,000 people are expected to gather on Tuesday in a peaceful protest in front of the building of Bulgaria's government to express their discontent with life in the European Union's poorest and most corrupt nation.

Society | June 16, 2009, Tuesday // 06:16 | Viewed: 1055

Mother of Murdered Belneyski Sisters Shocked by TV Reality Show

Fani Belneyska, mother of the murdered Belneyski sisters is filing an official complaint with the Bulgarian TV channel bTV over their reality show "Psychics.

Society | June 15, 2009, Monday // 15:49 | Viewed: 1963

Bulgaria Far-Right Leader Siderov Receives College Degree

The leader of Bulgaria's far-right, nationalist Ataka party, Volen Siderov, graduated from college Monday.

Society | June 15, 2009, Monday // 15:20 | Viewed: 2606

Quake Shakes Southwestern Bulgaria

An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.6 on the Richter scale struck about 160 kilometers southwest of the Bulgarian capital Sofia, outside the territory of the country.

Society | June 15, 2009, Monday // 14:59 | Viewed: 951

Bulgaria Sacks 1 500 Teachers, 80 Schools Close Doors for Ever

80 schools will be closed all over Bulgaria over decisions made by local municipal councils.

Society » Education | June 15, 2009, Monday // 13:58 | Viewed: 2622
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