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Bulgaria's Weather Service Warns of Strong Wind Throughout Bulgaria

A Code Yellow warning has been declared over gale-force winds in Bulgaria for April 26, Tuesday, the national weather service has said.

Society » Environment | April 26, 2016, Tuesday // 08:29 | Viewed: 2114

Sofia's Renovated Central Railway Station to Be Unveiled Tuesday

An official ceremony is due at the Sofia Central Station to mark the end of a two-year renovation process, the Transport Ministry says.

Society | April 26, 2016, Tuesday // 07:58 | Viewed: 1851

Incident at Arms Manufacturing Plant Kills Two in Bulgaria's Kazanlak

Incident at the Arsenal arms manufacturing plant in the Bulgarian town of Kazanlak claimed the lives of two workers on Monday.

Society » Incidents | April 25, 2016, Monday // 11:58 | Viewed: 2492

Protesters in Sofia Demand Legalisation of Cannabis

The participants in a procession held in the centre of the Bulgarian capital on Sunday demanded the legalisation of cannabis.

Society | April 24, 2016, Sunday // 17:04 | Viewed: 2773

Bulgaria's Varna Sets Guinness World Record for Largest Human DNA Helix

A total of 4000 people gathered on the southern beach in the Bulgarian city of Varna on Saturday, setting a Guinness World Record for the largest human DNA helix.

Society | April 24, 2016, Sunday // 13:56 | Viewed: 3489

Orthodox Christians Celebrate Palm Sunday

Orthodox Christians are celebrating Palm Sunday this Sunday, marking a week before the celebration of Orthodox Easter.

Society | April 24, 2016, Sunday // 12:55 | Viewed: 2331

Bulgaria Celebrates St Lazar's Day on Saturday

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church marks Saturday the traditional St.

Society » Culture | April 23, 2016, Saturday // 16:03 | Viewed: 2126

Fire Engulfs Petrol Station on Bulgaria’s Trakia Motorway

Fire has broken out at a petrol station on Bulgaria’s Trakia Motorway near the city of Plovdiv after a truck hit one of the pumps, the Ministry of the Interior said on Friday.

Society » Incidents | April 22, 2016, Friday // 14:27 | Viewed: 4523

Fingerprint Identification to be Introduced in Bulgarian Hospitals by September 25

Fingerprint identification in Bulgarian hospitals will be introduced by September 25 at the latest.

Society » Health | April 21, 2016, Thursday // 14:06 | Viewed: 4721

Bulgaria Granted Protection to 5 320 Syrians in 2015

The vast share of asylum seekers granted protection last year in Bulgaria were Syrians, a Eurostat report shows.

Society | April 21, 2016, Thursday // 08:29 | Viewed: 2721

Most Medicine Graduates in Bulgaria's Sofia Willing to Leave Country

Three-quarters of people who graduated the Medical University of Sofia in 2015 seek to leave the country, a survey cited by private bTV station shows.

Society » Health | April 20, 2016, Wednesday // 21:48 | Viewed: 4721

Contemporary Art Glass Exhibition to Be Unveiled in Sofia

An exhibition of 25 art glass objects from the Czech Republic is to open its doors to the public in Sofia on April 21, Thursday.

Society » Culture | April 20, 2016, Wednesday // 19:44 | Viewed: 4035

Cannabis Decriminalization Protest Due in Sofia This Weekend

Thousands are expected to attend a protest for the decriminalization of the use of marijuana this Sunday.

Society | April 20, 2016, Wednesday // 16:49 | Viewed: 4365

Cabinet Allocates BGN 300 000 to Global Libraries – Bulgaria Project

At its regular meeting on Wednesday, the Bulgarian government approved additional expenses under the budget of the culture ministry amounting to BGN 300 000.

Society » Education | April 20, 2016, Wednesday // 13:24 | Viewed: 3917

Bulgaria Falls in 2016 World Press Freedom Index

Bulgaria has fallen seven positions in the 2016 World Press Freedom Index unveiled by Reporters Without Borders on Wednesday.

Society | April 20, 2016, Wednesday // 12:21 | Viewed: 3585

Sofia's Restored Ancient Roman Complex to be Unveiled on Wednesday

The restored ancient Roman complex Serdica will be unveiled in the centre of the Bulgarian capital on Wednesday.

Society » Culture | April 20, 2016, Wednesday // 12:21 | Viewed: 4714

Bulgarian Photographer in Reuters' Pulitzer-Winning Team

Bulgarian photographer Stoyan Nenov is part of of the Thomson Reuters staff that won a Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News Photography on Monday.

Society | April 19, 2016, Tuesday // 12:23 | Viewed: 1891

Bulgaria's Universities Hold Chinese Language Competition

National qualifications of the world's major Chinese proficiency competition for foreign university students were held in Bulgaria on Sunday, Xinhua news agency has said.

Society » Education | April 18, 2016, Monday // 11:40 | Viewed: 4305

4.2-Magnitude Earthquake Jolts Bulgaria's Nova Zagora

An earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale has been registered near the town of Nova Zagora in Eastern Bulgaria, seismological authorities say.

Society » Incidents | April 18, 2016, Monday // 10:40 | Viewed: 4528

Bulgaria's Parliament Opens Doors for Constitution Day

The headquarters of Bulgaria's Parliament are open to visits on Saturday morning and afternoon as part of the celebrations of the so-called Constitution Day.

Society » Culture | April 16, 2016, Saturday // 12:24 | Viewed: 4409

Miner Dies as Landmass Falls in Bulgaria's Madan

A man lost his life at work after the collapse of landmass at the Borieva mine in Madan, Southern Bulgaria, authorities say.

Society » Incidents | April 16, 2016, Saturday // 12:05 | Viewed: 4263