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Bulgarian Drivers Advised to Put Winter Tires

Bulgaria’s traffic police has warned drivers to put winter tires on their cars for travelling in the higher regions over the weekend.

Society » Environment | April 18, 2014, Friday // 12:23 | Viewed: 1487

Orthodox Bulgarians Mark Good Friday

Orthodox Christians are marking Good Friday, the day that commemorates the death of Jesus Christ by crucifixion.

Society | April 18, 2014, Friday // 10:28 | Viewed: 1107

Nobel Laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dies Aged 87

Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez died, aged 87 on Thursday, according to international media reports.

Society » Obituaries | April 17, 2014, Thursday // 23:48 | Viewed: 1038

Bulgaria's GERB Spent BGN 1.4B on Pensions – Deputy Health Minister

Bulgaria's Health Insurance Fund reserve of BGN 1.4B has been spent on pensions during GERB's office, according to Deputy Health Minister Dr. Boyko Penkov.

Society » Health | April 17, 2014, Thursday // 16:02 | Viewed: 1194

Bulgaria To Spend Another BGN 35 M On Refugees

Bulgaria's Government approved the spending of another BGN 35 M on dealing with the refugee crisis, reports Sega daily.

Society | April 17, 2014, Thursday // 13:11 | Viewed: 1082

56% of Bulgarians Say Religion Has a Positive Role in Society

Fifty-six percent of Bulgarians think religion has a positive role in the society, shows a global survey of Gallup International.

Society | April 17, 2014, Thursday // 12:33 | Viewed: 945

Bulgaria's Population Decreasing and Aging – NSI

As of end-December 2013 the population of Bulgaria was 7,245,677 persons representing 1.5% of the EU population, ranking the country at the 16th place immediately after Austria.

Society | April 17, 2014, Thursday // 12:21 | Viewed: 1420

Aspiring Member States Risk Violating EU Pollution Limits

Several new European coal plants, authorized by the Energy Community, risk breaching EU pollution limits if they proceed according to their plans.

Society » Environment | April 16, 2014, Wednesday // 17:40 | Viewed: 1077

European Parliament To Impose Restrictions On Plastic Bags

The EU member states must limit the use of plastic bags by 80% by 2019, according to amendments passed by the European Parliament at first reading.

Society » Environment | April 16, 2014, Wednesday // 16:11 | Viewed: 1049

‘Spirit of Burgas 2014’ Festival Canceled over Low Funding

The annual music festival Spirit of Burgas will not take place in 2014, it was revealed.

Society » Culture | April 16, 2014, Wednesday // 15:32 | Viewed: 1106

Bulgarians Work Twice Longer For Own Home

The average Bulgarian household hast to give its entire 7-year income to buy a 75 sq/m home, while the other Europeans need between 2.

Society | April 16, 2014, Wednesday // 15:15 | Viewed: 1096

Car 'Flies' With 252 km/h On a First Class Road

Police traffic camera in Bulgaria's town of Vratsa intercepted a BMW doing 252 km/h at a road with a 90 km/h speed limit.

Society | April 16, 2014, Wednesday // 12:53 | Viewed: 1092

April Snow Surprises Sofia

Citizens of Bulgaria's capital Sofia awoke on Wednesday morning to see snowfall outside their windows.

Society » Environment | April 16, 2014, Wednesday // 09:46 | Viewed: 1941

Bulgaria's Ombudsman Refers Internet Tracking to Constitutional Court

The ombudsman Konstantin Penchev referred to the Constitutional Court  parts of Electronic Communications Act regarding gathering of information on users' internet activities.

Society | April 15, 2014, Tuesday // 15:04 | Viewed: 1000

Fire Burned in A Skyscraper Under Construction in Sofia

A fire broke out in a highrise building under construction in downtown Sofia shortly after midnight on Tuesday.

Society | April 15, 2014, Tuesday // 10:14 | Viewed: 1120

Microsoft Programming Competition Gaining Popularity in Bulgaria

One of the most prestigious global programming and IT students' competitions, "Imagine Cup", will be organized for a 12th consecutive year by Microsoft.

Society | April 14, 2014, Monday // 17:29 | Viewed: 1326

5000 YO Golden Treasure on Display in National History Museum

A treasure of 15 000 golden elements was put on display on Monday in Sofia's National History Museum (NHM).

Society » Archaeology | April 14, 2014, Monday // 14:28 | Viewed: 2651

Only 10% of Bulgaria's Disabled People Are Employed

One-tenth of the disabled people in Bulgaria have a job, as data by non-governmental organizations showed on Monday.

Society | April 14, 2014, Monday // 14:24 | Viewed: 1065

Bulgarian Children Suffer from Obesity, Prefer Tv to Sport

Childhood obesity rates are on the rise due to unhealthy diet and lack of enough movement, according to a survey of dietary and nutritional status of students in Bulgaria.

Society » Health | April 14, 2014, Monday // 12:03 | Viewed: 1017

Thousands of Anonymous Bulgarians Donated Millions For the Refugees

Thousands of anonymous Bulgarians donated millions for the refugees through the Bulgarian Red Cross (BRC), reports the Sega daily.

Society | April 14, 2014, Monday // 10:39 | Viewed: 1002

Bulgaria's GERB Party Asks Education Minister to Resign

Center-right party GERB has demanded the resignation of Bulgarian Education Minister Aneliya Klisarova over incompetent and recklessness.

Society » Education | April 13, 2014, Sunday // 16:53 | Viewed: 1458
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