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Two Large Fires Take Place in Sofia Overnight

Two large fires took place in two different parts of the Bulgarian capital overnight.

Society » Incidents | July 13, 2016, Wednesday // 17:18 | Viewed: 2382

Eleven-Year-Old Girl Drowns in Bulgaria's Varna

Eleven-year-old girl drowned in the area of the southern beach in Bulgaria's largest Black Sea city of Varna on Tuesday afternoon.

Society » Incidents | July 12, 2016, Tuesday // 17:53 | Viewed: 2499

Nearly 30 000 Bulgarians Emigrated in 2015, Immigrants Exceeded 25 000

Nearly 30 000 Bulgarians emigrated last year, most of them being young people in working age.

Society | July 12, 2016, Tuesday // 17:05 | Viewed: 2053

Bulgaria Registers Its 1st Domain in Cyrillic

The first address using a .бг domain, in Cyrillic letters, has appeared on the Internet.

Society | July 12, 2016, Tuesday // 14:22 | Viewed: 1914

American English Academy Ends School Year with Grand Ceremony

The American English Academy has marked the end of the school year with a festive ceremony in the school's concert hall.

Society » Education | July 12, 2016, Tuesday // 13:25 | Viewed: 1860

Large Fire Rages Near Bulgaria's Plovdiv

A huge fire is raging near the Bulgarian city of Plovdiv on Monday, with the fire having engulfed a large area of dry grass and stubble.

Society » Incidents | July 11, 2016, Monday // 16:08 | Viewed: 1838

Problem with Long-Term Unemployment in Bulgaria Deepens

The problem with long-term unemployment in Bulgaria has deepened.

Society | July 10, 2016, Sunday // 14:31 | Viewed: 1939

Kyustendil Honours Famous Bulgarian Painter with Large-Scale Portrait on Square

The Bulgarian town of Kyustendil honoured Vladimir Dimitrov – Maystora (The Master) with a large-scale portrait of him drawn on the central square.

Society » Culture | July 9, 2016, Saturday // 17:01 | Viewed: 2201

Large Queues Form at Checkpoints on Bulgaria's Border with Greece, Turkey

Large queues of vehicles formed at key checkpoints along Bulgaria's borders with Greece and Turkey on Saturday.

Society | July 9, 2016, Saturday // 14:35 | Viewed: 3037

Protesters Continue to Demand Resignation of Bulgaria's Culture Minister

A new protest demanding the resignation of Bulgarian Culture Minister Vezhdi Rashidov has been scheduled to take place on Friday in front of the building of the culture ministry.

Society » Culture | July 8, 2016, Friday // 21:13 | Viewed: 1935

Protest Calls for Resignation of Bulgaria's Culture Minister

Demonstrators on Thursday called on Bulgaria's Culture Minister Vezhdi Rashidov to step down after the dismissal of a long-serving National Art Gallery employee.

Society | July 8, 2016, Friday // 10:25 | Viewed: 1895

Bulgarian Prosecutors 'Increasingly under Pressure from Leadership' - Study

Prosecutors in Bulgaria are more often subjected to pressure from their institution's top officials, a recent study argues.

Society | July 7, 2016, Thursday // 11:53 | Viewed: 1596

Sofia's New Public Transport Fare 'Temporary', Mayor Says

The higher price for a single public transport ticket in Sofia is only provisional as a new smart system, based on duration or distance of travel, is to be set up, the city's mayor Yordanka Fandakova has said.

Society | July 7, 2016, Thursday // 11:26 | Viewed: 1783

Half of Bulgaria under Alert over Strong Winds

Moderate gales at a speed of 14-15 m/s are expected throughout much of Bulgaria on Thursday, the national weather services says.

Society » Environment | July 7, 2016, Thursday // 08:55 | Viewed: 2821

Pegida ex-Official, Dutch Branch Leader Boast Migrant Hunt in Bulgaria

Expelled Pegida frontwoman Tatjana Festerling was in Bulgaria to hunt down migrants seeking to cross from Turkey together with the head of the movement's Dutch offshoot, Edwin Wagenveld, her own posts show.

Society | July 6, 2016, Wednesday // 15:19 | Viewed: 2020

Sofia Breathes Festival to Change Venues This Year

The Sofia Breathes urban culture festival will surprise its guests this August as organizers say its latest edition will be held on different streets than those used before.

Society » Culture | July 6, 2016, Wednesday // 11:54 | Viewed: 10514

Bomb Scare on Israeli Plane Overflying Bulgaria Caused by Hoax Call

Bulgarian fighter jets have led an Israeli passenger aircraft out of the country's airspace amid suspicions of a bomb on board, the Defense Ministry says.

Society » Incidents | July 5, 2016, Tuesday // 17:44 | Viewed: 2568

Bulgarian Public TV Host 'Shouldn't Deride State Too Much' – Culture Min

Bulgarian Culture Minister Vezhdi Rashidov has advised the host of a culture and arts program on the public TV against “deriding the state all the time.

Society | July 5, 2016, Tuesday // 15:41 | Viewed: 2373

Bulgaria to Have Sunny Summer Weather on Sunday

The weather will be mostly sunny and dry across Bulgaria on Sunday but brief thunderstorms and rainfall can be expected in the afternoon in many regions, according to Darik radio station.

Society » Environment | July 2, 2016, Saturday // 17:52 | Viewed: 2852

Sunny Weather Forecast for Bulgaria on Saturday

Sunny weather is expected in Bulgaria on Saturday, with maximum air temperatures in a range from 30 to 35 degrees centigrade, according to Darik radio station.

Society » Environment | July 1, 2016, Friday // 21:16 | Viewed: 3077

Pro-Russian Supporters, Opponents Clash Ahead of Arrival of Night Wolves in Sofia

Clashes between pro-Russian supporters and opponents occurred in the centre of the Bulgarian capital on Friday ahead of the arrival of the procession of the “Night Wolves” motorcycle club, which is known for its close ties with Russian President Vladimir

Society » Incidents | July 1, 2016, Friday // 15:04 | Viewed: 2712