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Over 100 UK Students to Study Medicine in Bulgaria's Pleven

More than a hundred students from the United Kingdom were admitted to the Medical University in the Bulgarian city of Pleven.

Society » Education | January 31, 2016, Sunday // 15:37 | Viewed: 2187

Hundreds Protest in Bulgaria over Proposed Drafts of School Education

Demonstrations have taken place in several towns and cities across Bulgaria after reports emerged that the Education Ministry is planning to revise key sections of the school curriculum referring to the years of Ottoman rule.

Society » Education | January 30, 2016, Saturday // 15:41 | Viewed: 2383

Bulgaria’s National Museum of Military History Celebrates 100th Anniversary

The National Museum of Military History began the celebration of its 100th birthday with the launch on January 29 of an exhibition presenting the personal belongings of some of the most emblematic individuals in Bulgarian history.

Society | January 30, 2016, Saturday // 14:22 | Viewed: 2004

Bulgaria's Pernik Hosts 25th Edition of Surva Masquerade Games

The 25th edition of the international festival of masquerade games Surva will take place in the Bulgarian city of Pernik between Friday and Sunday.

Society » Culture | January 29, 2016, Friday // 11:04 | Viewed: 1738

Protest Rally Briefly Blocks Traffic in Central Sofia

A protest rally briefly blocked motor traffic in central Sofia on Thursday afternoon.

Society | January 28, 2016, Thursday // 18:29 | Viewed: 1602

'Provocations Expected' at Thursday Protest in Sofia

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry has warned of reports that "acts of provocation" should be expected at a nationwide protest due Thursday in the capital Sofia.

Society | January 28, 2016, Thursday // 09:41 | Viewed: 2024

Bulgaria Retained Its Level of Freedom in 2015 - Freedom House

According to the latest Freedom in the World report of Freedom House released on Wednesday, freedom in Bulgaria did not make a progress in 2015.

Society | January 27, 2016, Wednesday // 13:26 | Viewed: 1277

Bulgaria Ranks 69th in Transparency International's Corruption Perceptions Index

Bulgaria ranks 69th in the latest Corruption Perceptions Index of Transparency International released on Wednesday.

Society | January 27, 2016, Wednesday // 09:12 | Viewed: 3632

Airplane Performs Emergency Landing at Sofia Airport Due to Drunk Passenger

An airplane conducting a flight between London and Beirut performed an emergency landing at Sofia airport on Tuesday evening due to an aggressive drunk passenger on board.

Society » Incidents | January 27, 2016, Wednesday // 07:52 | Viewed: 2296

Trade Union: Third of Bulgarians Live Below Poverty Line

According to Plamen Dimitrov, president of the Confederation of Independent Trade Unions of Bulgaria (KNSB), a third of the Bulgarian population lives below the poverty line.

Society | January 26, 2016, Tuesday // 13:07 | Viewed: 1329

Bulgarian National Radio Celebrates 81st Anniversary

The Bulgarian National Radio (BNR) celebrates its 81st anniversary on Monday.

Society | January 25, 2016, Monday // 20:04 | Viewed: 1004

Code Yellow Warning for Most of Bulgaria as Temperatures Rising

Weather authorities in Bulgaria have issued a Code Yellow alert for 17 of the country's 28 regions on Monday, days before sub-zero temperatures start to rise.

Society » Environment | January 25, 2016, Monday // 09:58 | Viewed: 2268

CNN: Turkish Airlines Plane Diverts to Ireland After Security Threat

A Turkish Airlines plane on a trans-Atlantic flight has been diverted to Shannon airport in Ireland on Sunday after a handwritten bomb threat was discovered on board, CNN reported.

Society » Incidents | January 24, 2016, Sunday // 16:46 | Viewed: 1607

Coldest Night of Winter Hits Bulgaria, Warming Ahead

Bulgaria had its coldest night this winter with temperature below 20 degrees Celsius in the northwestern regions.

Society » Environment | January 24, 2016, Sunday // 11:11 | Viewed: 3189

Protests of Greek Farmers Temporarily Close Two Bulgarian Border Checkpoints

Protests of Greek farmers led to the temporary closure of two Bulgarian border checkpoints located at the frontier with Greece.

Society » Incidents | January 23, 2016, Saturday // 13:50 | Viewed: 1982

Freight Train Derails Near Bulgaria's Dupnitsa

A freight trained derailed near the Bulgarian town of Dupnitsa shortly after midnight on Saturday as it was entering the railway station.

Society » Incidents | January 23, 2016, Saturday // 12:00 | Viewed: 1751

Warnings Issued for All Bulgarian Regions as Cold Spell Continues

The spell of cold weather will continue in Bulgaria over the weekend, with the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (NIMH) having issued warning for all regions of the country on Saturday.

Society » Environment | January 23, 2016, Saturday // 10:53 | Viewed: 2555

Passengers Sustain Injuries as Two Intercity Buses Collide in NE Bulgaria

Several passengers have been injured in a crash involving two intercity buses and a minibus near the village of Kamburovo in northeastern Bulgaria, on the main road linking Sofa and Varna, Nova TV and bTV reported on Friday.

Society » Incidents | January 22, 2016, Friday // 19:27 | Viewed: 3578

Rescuers Warn of Considerable Danger of Avalanches in Bulgarian Mountains

The director of the mountain rescue service, Radko Markov, warned on Friday that there is a considerable danger of avalanches occurring in the Bulgarian mountains.

Society » Environment | January 22, 2016, Friday // 11:11 | Viewed: 2046

Most of Bulgaria Continues to be Gripped by Cold Weather

According to the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (NIMH), most of Bulgaria will continue to be gripped by cold weather on Friday.

Society » Environment | January 22, 2016, Friday // 08:48 | Viewed: 1982

World Bank: Number of Bulgarians in Working Age to Decrease Considerably by 2050

In the next several decades the Bulgarian population will age and decrease and by 2050 the number of people in working age will considerably decrease.

Society | January 21, 2016, Thursday // 13:42 | Viewed: 1975