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Austria Embassy Suspicious Package 'False Alarm'

A suspicious piece of luggage found in the yard of the Austrian Embassy in downtown Sofia turned out to be full of clothes.

Society » Incidents | June 27, 2015, Saturday // 14:21 | Viewed: 1702

Suspicious Package Found at Austrian Embassy in Sofia

A suspicious package has been found in the yard of the Austrian Embassy in Sofia, the Bulgarian National Television has said.

Society » Incidents | June 27, 2015, Saturday // 12:30 | Viewed: 1645

Sofia Pride to Take Place Saturday

With a moving stage and a sea of rainbow flags, the pro-LGBTI Sofia Pride event due on Saturday is to draw attention of discrimination in Bulgarian schools.

Society | June 27, 2015, Saturday // 11:38 | Viewed: 2078

Bulgarian Movie "Losers" Claims Main Prize at Moscow International Film Festival

The Bulgarian movie “Losers” was awarded on Friday the main prize at the 37th edition of the Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF).

Society » Culture | June 26, 2015, Friday // 21:07 | Viewed: 5098

Former Russian Prime Minister, Foreign Minister Primakov Dies Aged 85

Former Russian Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Yevgeny Primakov died at the age of 85 on Friday.

Society » Obituaries | June 26, 2015, Friday // 16:59 | Viewed: 3948

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Society | June 26, 2015, Friday // 10:09 | Viewed: 2692

Twisted Sister, Within Temptation to Headline Tenth Anniversary of Kavarna Rock

The tenth edition of the largest rock festival in Bulgaria - Kavarna Rock will take place between June 26 and 28 with Twisted Sister and Within Temptation being the headliners of the music event.

Society » Culture | June 25, 2015, Thursday // 21:05 | Viewed: 4913

Tool Workshop Dated 4800 BC Discovered in NE Bulgaria

A flint tools workshop was unearthed in near the village of Kamenovo in the region of Razgrad, Northeastern Bulgaria, specialized outlets say.

Society » Archaeology | June 25, 2015, Thursday // 10:47 | Viewed: 1781

Democracy in Bulgaria in Decline for 8th Consecutive Year – Freedom House

Democracy in Bulgaria has been in decline for the past 8 years, according to an annual report of US-based NGO Freedom House.

Society | June 25, 2015, Thursday // 10:05 | Viewed: 3991

Shooting of Doc on Bulgaria's 'Living Saint' Finished

Filming of The Silent Angel, a documentary dedicated to Bulgarian centenarian Elder Dobri ("Dyado Dobri") is now ready after several moths of shooting, local media outlets report.

Society | June 25, 2015, Thursday // 09:02 | Viewed: 3082

Kaloyan Topalov Elected Sofia City Court Chair

Kaloyan Topalov has been elected Chair of the Sofia City Court.

Society | June 24, 2015, Wednesday // 17:58 | Viewed: 3580

Pazardzhik Landfill Poses Danger of Road Accidents

There is an imminent danger for the garbage from the landfill near Pazardzhik to reach up to the inter-city road.

Society » Environment | June 23, 2015, Tuesday // 14:01 | Viewed: 3672

Switzerland Provides CHF 8 M for Roma Integration in Bulgaria

Swiss Ambassador to Bulgaria Denis Knobel and Bulgarian Social Minister Ivaylo Kalfin signed agreements with the municipalities of Burgas, Ruse and Sliven that will be aimed at stimulating the social inclusion of Roma and other vulnerable ethnic groups.

Society | June 23, 2015, Tuesday // 13:05 | Viewed: 3854

Three Afghani Refugees Found in Cargo Train Near Bulgaria's Kaspichan

Three citizens of Afghanistan have been detained at the train station in Kaspichan.

Society » Incidents | June 22, 2015, Monday // 16:04 | Viewed: 1619

Sofia Gay Pride 2015 Focuses on Discrimination Among Young People

This year's edition of Sofia Pride that is due to be held on June 27 will focus its attention to the issue of discrimination in the field of education.

Society | June 22, 2015, Monday // 12:08 | Viewed: 1994

Bomb Exploded in Sofia State Agency Building

A home-made bomb has exploded in the building of the State Agency on Selection and Reproduction of Stock Breeding, located on the Bistrishko Shousse 26 in Sofia.

Society » Incidents | June 22, 2015, Monday // 09:55 | Viewed: 1922

3 Killed in Graz as Man Drives SUV into Crowds, 5-Year-Old Bulgarian among Victims

Austria’s Graz holds a day of mourning for the three people killed by an SUV driver on Saturday in the city center.

Society » Incidents | June 21, 2015, Sunday // 11:32 | Viewed: 2365

Austria Car Rampage 'Leaves 3 Dead, at least 34 Injured'

A man driving an SUV crashed into a crowd in the downtown area of Graz, killing at least three and injuring dozens, Austria's Die Presse said.

Society » Incidents | June 20, 2015, Saturday // 16:04 | Viewed: 4072

Turkish Driver Dies after Colliding with Iranian Truck

A 74-year-old Turkish citizen has died after a frontal collision with an Iranian TIR truck in Southern Bulgaria, local authorities have said.

Society » Incidents | June 20, 2015, Saturday // 12:20 | Viewed: 4452

National Gallery Square 500 to Admit Visitors Free of Charge on Saturday

The new National Gallery Square 500 in Sofia will be admitting visitors in for free on June 20 between the hours 10 am and 6 pm.

Society » Culture | June 19, 2015, Friday // 18:55 | Viewed: 3885

Kasabian to Headline Second Night at Spirit of Burgas

British band Kasabian will be the headlining band of the second night at the Spirit of Burgas summer music festival.

Society » Culture | June 19, 2015, Friday // 14:55 | Viewed: 5462