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Ukrainian Becomes 1st Drowning Victim of Bulgaria's Summer

A 20-year-old Ukrainian citizen became Saturday the fist drowning victim at a Bulgarian beach this summer season.

Society | June 20, 2009, Saturday // 15:37 | Viewed: 4615

Republica: Berlusconi Shares Intimate Secret with Bulgarian PM Stanishev

The Italian newspaper "Republica" published information about an "overheard" cynical remark of Italian PM, Silvio Berlusconi, to his Bulgarian counterpart, Sergey Stanishev.

Society | June 20, 2009, Saturday // 15:11 | Viewed: 4268

Bulgaria Traffic Police Acquires 2 Superfast Beemers

Bulgaria's highway police received Saturday two superfast BMWs 330, the Interior Ministry press center informs.

Society | June 20, 2009, Saturday // 13:16 | Viewed: 2163

Bulgaria's Plovdiv Narrowly Escapes Disaster Situation

An unknown amount of chlorine has leaked from a bottle in Bulgaria's second largest city, Plovdiv, Friday evening.

Society | June 20, 2009, Saturday // 11:53 | Viewed: 1808

Sofia Residents to Enjoy Live Placido Domingo Open Air Broadcast

Sofia residents will be able to enjoy a live broadcast of Richard Wagner's opera "Valkyrie" featuring mega star Placido Domingo on June 24.

Society » Culture | June 19, 2009, Friday // 17:29 | Viewed: 3419

Bulgaria Prominent Literary Scholar Encho Mutafov Dies at 66

Bulgaria's prominent literary scholar and critic, Professor Encho Mutafov, passed away Friday at the age of 66.

Society » Obituaries | June 19, 2009, Friday // 15:52 | Viewed: 1389

Pedophile Scandal Shakes Sofia Ecclesiastical School

The results from the checkup of the pedophile scandal at Sofia's Ecclesiastical School will be revealed some time next week.

Society | June 19, 2009, Friday // 15:24 | Viewed: 2596

Bulgaria Theology Students Denounce Gay Pride Parade

Students from the Theology Department of the Sofia University St. Kliment of Ohrid are organizing a counter march of the June 27 Gay Pride Parade.

Society | June 19, 2009, Friday // 14:54 | Viewed: 3341

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: 1764

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: 920

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: 2505

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: 2656

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: 6357

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: 1056

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: 15427

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: 3336

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: 1378

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: 5187

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: 2191

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: 2505

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: 1738
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