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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: 1612

'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: 2044

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: 3252

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: 4056

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: 4422

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: 1339

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: 1022

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: 3879

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: 1674

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: 5728

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: 4536

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: 4105

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: 4935

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: 3682

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: 2119

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: 2058

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: 1992

Avalanche in Bulgaria's Vitosha Mountain Kills Two People

An avalanche occurred in the Vitosha mountain overlooking the Bulgarian capital of Sofia on Thursday.

Society » Environment | January 21, 2016, Thursday // 10:26 | Viewed: 4034

Warning for Cold Weather Remains in Force for Most of Bulgaria on Thursday

The National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology (NIMH) issued yellow code alert for cold weather for sixteen regions of Bulgaria on Thursday.

Society » Environment | January 21, 2016, Thursday // 09:00 | Viewed: 2086

Yellow Code Issued for Cold Weather in 16 Bulgarian Regions

The National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology (NIMH) issued a yellow code warning for cold weather in sixteen regions of Bulgaria on Wednesday.

Society » Environment | January 20, 2016, Wednesday // 10:13 | Viewed: 2116

Bulgaria's Sofia to Host World Festival of Animated Film Jan 29-31

The 11th edition of World Festival of Animated Film will be held on January 29-31 in the National Palace of Culture (NDK) in Sofia.

Society » Culture | January 19, 2016, Tuesday // 20:03 | Viewed: 2375