Fire at Hotel in Bulgaria's Bansko Ski Resort Extinguished

A hotel in the ski resort in Bansko was on fire, with flames raging on  its 3rd and 4th floor.

Society » Incidents | January 14, 2015, Wednesday // 08:55 | Viewed: 1560

Bulgaria Nominates Magurata Cave to UNESCO’s World Heritage List

Bulgaria has nominated its Magurata Cave to be put on UNESCO’s list of world cultural and natural heritage sites.

Society » Culture | January 13, 2015, Tuesday // 19:45 | Viewed: 1838

Bulgarian Cinema Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Bulgarian cinema celebrates its centenary on Tuesday, its birthday being the first screening of the movie “Balgaran e galant” (“The Bulgarian Is Gallant”) in 1915.

Society » Culture | January 13, 2015, Tuesday // 15:55 | Viewed: 934

Unemployment Rate in Bulgaria Registers Record Drop for December

The unemployment rate for the month of December decreased for the first time in Bulgaria since 1991.

Society | January 13, 2015, Tuesday // 14:37 | Viewed: 920

UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova Declared Honorary Citizen of Sofia

UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova has been declared Honorary Citizen of Sofia.

Society » Culture | January 13, 2015, Tuesday // 09:10 | Viewed: 674

Bulgarian City Clinic to Invest BGN 200 M in Construction of Three Hospitals

Bulgarian provider of healthcare services City Clinic starts an investment programme, which exceeds BGN 200 M.

Society » Health | January 12, 2015, Monday // 14:01 | Viewed: 905

Missing Bulgaria Intelligence Service ex-Head Surprisingly Returns

Petko Sertov, the former head of Bulgaria's security service DANS, has crossed into Bulgaria from the Greek border, a news agency claims.

Society » Incidents | January 12, 2015, Monday // 10:08 | Viewed: 1337

Bulgaria 'Unable to Receive More Refugees' - Deputy PM Kalfin

Bulgaria must state very clearly it has no capacity to accept more refugees, the country's Deputy PM and Social Policy Minister Ivaylo Kalfin has said.

Society | January 12, 2015, Monday // 09:37 | Viewed: 878

Arson Attack Targets German Daily That Ran Charlie Hebdo Cartoons

A German newspaper that reprinted controversial cartoons from French paper Charlie Hebdo depicting Prophet Mohammed has been the target of an arson attack early on Sunday.

Society » Incidents | January 11, 2015, Sunday // 11:32 | Viewed: 870

CNG Cylinders Explode Near Bulgaria’s Razlog, No People Hurt

Cylinders containing compressed natural gas (CNG) have exploded at a de-pressurisation station just outside the town of Razlog, in southwestern Bulgaria, causing a series of blasts and a major fire, authorities said.

Society » Incidents | January 11, 2015, Sunday // 10:49 | Viewed: 955

Less than Half of Bulgarians Have Access to Emergency Medical Services within 30 Minutes

No more than 3 million Bulgarian nationals have access to medical service within 30 minutes at present, according to Health Minister Petar Moskov.

Society » Health | January 10, 2015, Saturday // 15:56 | Viewed: 908

Ancient Tomb Discovered in Downtown Varna

An ancient tomb has been discovered during repair works in the center of the Black Sea city of Varna.

Society » Archaeology | January 9, 2015, Friday // 14:19 | Viewed: 6287

Bulgarian Chief Mufti's Office: Charlie Hebdo Attack 'Blow to All Muslims'

Bulgaria's top Islamic institution has condemned the attack on French magazine Charlie Hebdo and the murder of twelve people by gunmen.

Society | January 9, 2015, Friday // 12:51 | Viewed: 600

Number of Single-Member Households in Bulgaria Records Increase – NSI

According to data from the latest population census, which took place in 2011, slightly over 3 million households live in Bulgaria, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) reports.

Society | January 8, 2015, Thursday // 13:11 | Viewed: 697

Novinite's Team Voicing Solidarity with Charlie Hebdo after Deadly Attack

Novinite is voicing its solidarity with the French weekly Charlie Hebdo, its editorial team and the entire French nation after the bloody attack which left twelve people dead and eleven injured on January 7, 2015.

Society | January 8, 2015, Thursday // 10:36 | Viewed: 914

Website of Bulgaria's Energy Watchdog Hacked

Hackers have taken down the website of DKEVR, the Bulgarian energy regulator.

Society » Incidents | January 8, 2015, Thursday // 08:49 | Viewed: 648

Over 300 000 Bulgarians Celebrating St John the Baptist on Wednesday

Bulgarians with the name Ivan (and its derivatives) are celebrating St John the Baptist, or Ivanovden as it is locally known, on January 7.

Society | January 7, 2015, Wednesday // 11:20 | Viewed: 619

Paintings Confiscated from Bulgaria's KTB 'Were Gift to Tsvetan Vasilev'

A collection of twenty artworks at the Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB) seized by Bulgaria's prosecuting authority on Wednesday afternoon were a present to the bank's majority owner Tsvetan Vasilev, his lawyer says.

Society | January 7, 2015, Wednesday // 10:23 | Viewed: 918

Bulgarian Telecom Vivacom Suffers Major Outage

Bulgaria's largest telecommunications company Vivacom suffered a major outage on Tuesday, leaving its subscribers without access to their mobile phones and the Internet.

Society » Incidents | January 6, 2015, Tuesday // 17:31 | Viewed: 1878

Novinite's Personalities in the News 2014 Poll Is Open by mid-February

Bulgaria's largest English-language media Novinite.

Society | January 6, 2015, Tuesday // 13:59 | Viewed: 798

Bulgarians to Celebrate Epiphany Diving in Ice-Cold Waters to Get Holy Cross

In the cold of winter, young men all over Bulgaria are to jump into rivers and lakes, keeping an old tradition in celebrating the Christian Orthodox feast of Epiphany.

Society | January 6, 2015, Tuesday // 08:11 | Viewed: 1215