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Facebook Messenger Video Chat Now Available in Bulgaria

The Free Facebook Messenger Video Chat is already available in Bulgaria.

Society | May 20, 2015, Wednesday // 14:10 | Viewed: 1113

Bulgaria Court Revokes 2015 Minimum Wage Bill

The Supreme Administrative Court (VAS) has overturned a government decree which set the minimum wage in the country at BGN 360-380.

Society | May 20, 2015, Wednesday // 11:04 | Viewed: 1424

Code Yellow Issued in Five Bulgarian Municipalities

Code yellow has been issued in five southern regions of Bulgaria on account of the imminent prolific rains and expected thunderstorms.

Society » Environment | May 20, 2015, Wednesday // 09:25 | Viewed: 1414

One Design Week Gathers Creative Minds in Plovdiv

This year's edition of the international design festival One Design Week to be held in Plovdiv between June 19-28, will begin with the Being Post-Digital exhibition.

Society » Culture | May 19, 2015, Tuesday // 21:37 | Viewed: 1019

Plovdiv Now Officially Proclaimed European Capital of Culture

The title European Capital of Culture has officially been awarded to Plovdiv Tuesday.

Society » Culture | May 19, 2015, Tuesday // 18:10 | Viewed: 1944

Talented Organ Player Cameron Carpenter to Perform in Sofia

Bulgaria will be the only stop in the Eastern European tour of talented organist Cameron Carpenter.

Society » Culture | May 19, 2015, Tuesday // 15:56 | Viewed: 1387

Hungary Looking into Prague-Varna Bus Bomb Incident

Hungarian investigators have found a highly inflammable substance in a bag purportedly containing a homemade bomb which was found on a bus traveling from Prague to Varna.

Society » Incidents | May 19, 2015, Tuesday // 12:13 | Viewed: 1299

Damage from Disasters Across Bulgaria Worth BGN 1 B in 2014

Natural disasters that struck Bulgaria last year cost some BGN 990 M, an Interior Ministry official has said.

Society » Incidents | May 19, 2015, Tuesday // 10:03 | Viewed: 1183

Bulgaria’s Plovdiv to Be Officially Declared European Capital of Culture 2019

Plovdiv will be officially declared European Capital of Culture for 2019 at a Tuesday meeting of the Council of the European Union.

Society » Culture | May 19, 2015, Tuesday // 07:43 | Viewed: 1682

Sofia Municipality to Oust Graffiti from Public Monuments, Buildings

The Sofia municipality is planning on starting a mass cleaning of monuments and buildings from graffiti and random writings.

Society | May 18, 2015, Monday // 12:57 | Viewed: 1025

Czech Rep., Slovakia, Hungary Investigate Bomb Incident on Bulgarian Bus

The person who placed the bomb in the bus travelling from Prague to Varna was either a Czech or Slovakian citizen.

Society » Incidents | May 18, 2015, Monday // 11:27 | Viewed: 2594

Influx to Bulgaria not Expected over Macedonia Tensions - Officials

Bulgaria authorities consider a flow of asylum seekers from neighboring Macedonia unlikely, State Refugee Agency (DAB) head Nikola Kazakov has said.

Society | May 18, 2015, Monday // 10:15 | Viewed: 1413

Bomb Found in Bus Travelling Prague-Varna

A bomb has been found in a bus full of Bulgarian passengers.

Society » Incidents | May 18, 2015, Monday // 09:03 | Viewed: 2899

Sofia Picks Griffon Vulture as Its Ugly Animal Mascot

Bulgaria's capital Sofia has elected the griffon vulture to become its ugly animal mascot in a first-ever vote held by a city outside of the UK.

Society » Environment | May 18, 2015, Monday // 00:40 | Viewed: 1713

Four Die in Hostel Fire Near Tokyo

A fire at two adjacent hostels in Kawasaki, southwest of Tokyo, claimed the lives of at least four people on Sunday.

Society » Incidents | May 17, 2015, Sunday // 13:35 | Viewed: 964

Patriarch Holds Memorial Service Marking Death of Bulgaria's Last King Eldest Son

The Bulgarian Patriarch held a memorial service marking forty days since the death of Prince Kardam, the eldest son of Bulgaria's last King and former Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha in Sofia on Saturday.

Society » Obituaries | May 16, 2015, Saturday // 15:30 | Viewed: 3047

British Illusionist DMC Takes Sofia Beyond Magic

An overcrowded hall with curious children and adults holding their breaths welcomed the famous illusionist DMC, who made a real show of undoubted talent at the Sofia Science Festival on Friday.

Society | May 16, 2015, Saturday // 14:58 | Viewed: 1745

British Experts to Conduct Underwater Archaeological Studies in Bulgaria

British specialists will study the Bulgarian Black Sea seabed for archaeological finds that could be included into a map of Bulgaria’s underwater cultural heritage, according to the Culture Ministry.

Society » Culture | May 15, 2015, Friday // 21:30 | Viewed: 2240

Bulgarian Sailor Went Missing near Point Penmarc'h, NW France

A Bulgarian sailor, member of the crew of crude oil tanker Nordic Mistral, has been missing since Thursday afternoon.

Society » Incidents | May 15, 2015, Friday // 16:33 | Viewed: 1183

Sofia's Population Grew by 7000 in 2014

The population of Bulgaria's capital Sofia and of the other largest cities in the country increased in 2014, an inquiry has suggested.

Society | May 15, 2015, Friday // 10:49 | Viewed: 1346

Simon Watt's Frogs and Friends

How much do you know about frogs? Simon Watt thinks there is much to learn: including the fact they are better than most people he knows.

Society | May 15, 2015, Friday // 09:42 | Viewed: 1062