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Bulgaria's State Administration Looking for 1,200 Students for Internship Programmes

The programme for summer student internships in the state administration will begin next week, announced the Council of Minister.

Society » Education | March 17, 2017, Friday // 17:16 | Viewed: 3014

La Traviata by Bulgarian Soprano Sonya Yoncheva with Big Success Worldwide

The Metropolitan Opera’s current revival of Verdi’s La Traviata, with the significant voice of the Bulgarian soprano Sonya Yoncheva, matched La La Land box office performance over the weekend.

Society » Culture | March 17, 2017, Friday // 11:51 | Viewed: 134428

Look Into the Past with Exhibition ‘Sofia In the Dawn of Freedom’

What has been the centre of Sofia, what was the daily lives of people and how they feel in the times after the Liberation of Bulgaria? This shows the exhibition Sofia In the dawn of freedom.

Society » Culture | March 16, 2017, Thursday // 11:13 | Viewed: 5688

MERCER: Quality of Life in Sofia- Тhe Worst in EU

Sofia is the worst to live in capital in the European Union, shows the annual ranking of consulting firm (Mercer), showing the quality of life in major cities worldwide.

Society | March 15, 2017, Wednesday // 08:47 | Viewed: 3984

Every Fifth Teenager in Bulgaria is an Active Smoker

In Bulgaria, smoking is the cause of 13% of the diseases and causes 12% of death cases, according to a new study made by the World Health Organization, quoted by BTA.

Society | March 14, 2017, Tuesday // 08:33 | Viewed: 6074

Kristian Kostov is the Bulgarian Representative at Eurovision 2017

Kristian Kostov is the Bulgarian participant at the next edition of Eurovision in 2017, announced BNT.

Society » Culture | March 13, 2017, Monday // 19:40 | Viewed: 14465

New Kind of Drugs in Bulgaria coming from Africa, Asia and Latin America

On the market there’re about 3,000 different kinds of drugs, and 99% of them are deadly, warn experts, according to BNT.

Society | March 12, 2017, Sunday // 15:33 | Viewed: 4432

Amy Winehouse Comes Alive on Stage Of *Mixtape 5 on April 01

On April, 01 the Serbian band Amy’s House Live Band will present for the first time in Bulgaria their unique tribute show, inspired by the legendary Amy Winehouse.

Society | March 11, 2017, Saturday // 17:50 | Viewed: 7850

Bulgarian Woman Wins EU Award for Creating 1st Tablet for Visually Impaired People

Kristina Tsvetanova has won an award for creating the world's first tablet for blind and visually impaired people, the European Commission says.

Society | March 9, 2017, Thursday // 17:11 | Viewed: 7977

Bulgarian Protesters Vow to Boycott Election over Pensions

Hundreds of elderly people have gathered in front of the Presidency of Bulgaria, calling for a steep increase in retirement pensions over the next few years.

Society | March 9, 2017, Thursday // 16:46 | Viewed: 6876

Area Near Hospital in Central Sofia Sealed Off after Grenades Found

Two war grenades and other explosive devices have been found in out of the old buildings of Alexandrovska hospital, not far from the center of Sofia, media report.

Society » Incidents | March 9, 2017, Thursday // 11:14 | Viewed: 14448

Bulgaria Ranks 63rd by Quality of Life

Bulgaria occupies the 63rd spot when it comes to quality of life, according to a ranking of the US News and World Report.

Society | March 8, 2017, Wednesday // 11:13 | Viewed: 3490

Bulgarian Vigilante Migrant Hunter Acquitted on All Charges

A Bulgarian court on Tuesday acquitted Petar Nizamov, the man who made headlines last year after detaining three Afghan migrants, tying their hands with a plastic strap, of all charges.

Society | March 8, 2017, Wednesday // 08:52 | Viewed: 6772

Catholic Priest in Bulgaria Gets Death Threat for Helping Syrian Refugee Family

A municipal councilor in Belene, northern Bulgaria, has launched a campaign against a Catholic priest as the latter decided to accept a Syrian family granted refugee status, Bulgarian media report.

Society | March 7, 2017, Tuesday // 10:47 | Viewed: 24892

Bulgaria's Govt Reverses Controversial National Park Plans

Interim Environment Minister Irina Kostova on Tuesday revoked her decision to pass a plan for Pirin National Park without an environmental impact assessment.

Society » Environment | March 7, 2017, Tuesday // 08:19 | Viewed: 3063

Mlexit: Sofia Neighborhood Should Break Away, According to Local Mayor

The vast neighborhood of Mladost should break away from Bulgaria's capital Sofia and turn into a city of its own, the local mayor Desislava Ivancheva suggested last week, in what later turned out to be a financial dispute.

Society | March 6, 2017, Monday // 11:07 | Viewed: 3144

Environmenalists to Protest against Bulgaria's Interim Govt

A demonstration is due on Monday evening in front of the Environment Ministry over a cabinet decision to approve a new plan for Pirin National Park increasing the area where construction is allowed.

Society » Environment | March 6, 2017, Monday // 09:09 | Viewed: 2928

Trucks Barred from Some Bulgarian Motorways, Busiest Roads on Sunday Afternoon

Trucks weighing more than 12 tons will be barred from using motorways and the busiest roads in Bulgaria between 14:00 and 20:00 news on Sunday, March 05, authorities say.

Society | March 5, 2017, Sunday // 10:59 | Viewed: 2421

Vienna Museum to Feature Europe's Oldest Golden Treasure, Found in Bulgaria

The Art History Museum in Vienna will unveil on Monday an exhibition of the first golden treasure found in Europe, in which gold from the Ada Tepe mine in Bulgaria was used.

Society | March 4, 2017, Saturday // 16:31 | Viewed: 3157

Bulgaria Honors St Theodore with Horse Racing

Bulgarians mark on Saturday the holiday known as Todorovden (the day of Todor or Theodore), also called the Horse Easter.

Society | March 4, 2017, Saturday // 12:11 | Viewed: 5306

Roma Marginalization 'Remains Bulgaria's Most Pressing Human Rights Problem'

The marginalization of "and societal intolerance towards the Romani minority remained the country's most pressing human rights problem", alongside anti-refugee sentiment and deteriorating media environment, the US Department of State says.

Society | March 4, 2017, Saturday // 09:31 | Viewed: 3963
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