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Key Bulgarian Tunnel Reopening after Tragic Incident

The Echemishka tunnel is reopening to traffic after a lamp fell off the ceiling, hit a car and killed a woman on Sunday, authorities say.

Society | February 13, 2017, Monday // 07:52 | Viewed: 1950

Bulgarian Among Winners of 'SciTech Oscars'

Vladimir Koylazov received on Saturday of the American Film Academy's Scientific and Technical Awards at a Beverly Hills ceremony, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

Society » Culture | February 12, 2017, Sunday // 13:46 | Viewed: 3879

Bulgaria Ready to Enforce Individual Constitutional Complaints

Individual access to constitutional justice is being made available in Bulgaria at the moment, more than a year after constitutional amendments paved the way.

Society | February 12, 2017, Sunday // 10:16 | Viewed: 1814

Free Public Transport Options to Be Discussed in Days - Sofia Mayor

Mayor Yordanka Fandakova has said the steps to fight air pollution in Sofia, including making public transport free as an emergency measure will be submitted to Sofia Municipality in a few days.

Society » Environment | February 9, 2017, Thursday // 12:17 | Viewed: 2561

Heating Crisis Continues in Some Sofia Neighborhoods

A number of neighborhoods remain cut off the heating grid for days in Bulgaria, capital after technical faults, amid controversy over what caused the breakdown.

Society | February 9, 2017, Thursday // 12:03 | Viewed: 1952

Controversy over Sofia Heating Utility's Technical Fault

Sofia's heating utility Toplofikatsiya has said it is still working to restore supply in several densely populated neighborhoods.

Society | February 8, 2017, Wednesday // 11:01 | Viewed: 2242

Bulgaria among World's Most Toxic Countries - Study

Bulgaria is the EU's most toxic country and is among a dozen most toxic ones in the world, a recent study shows.

Society » Environment | February 7, 2017, Tuesday // 10:25 | Viewed: 6613

Heating Supply Not Yet Restored in Some Sofia Neighborhoods

Heating utility company Toplofikatsiya has said it is still working to restore the supply of heating in several neighborhoods in the east of Bulgaria's capital Sofia.

Society | February 7, 2017, Tuesday // 08:29 | Viewed: 2081

Bulgaria Braces for New Cold Snap on Tuesday

Rain will fall across most of Bulgaria on Tuesday, predominantly in the country's southeast, the national weather service says.

Society » Environment | February 7, 2017, Tuesday // 07:25 | Viewed: 2959

Turkey's Western Coast Hit by Strong Quake Felt in Bulgaria

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Society » Incidents | February 6, 2017, Monday // 13:15 | Viewed: 2477

Bulgaria Road Haulage Businesses to Stage Protests over 'Long Queues'

Poor organization at border crossings that causes kilometers-long queues has angered road haulage businesses, which threaten to stage a demonstration, according to the Bulgarian National Radio.

Society | February 6, 2017, Monday // 12:15 | Viewed: 1234

Heating Supply Renewed in Several Sofia Neighborhoods

Heating utility company Toplofikatsiya says it has restored heating supply to all Mladost neighborhoods (1-4) and Darvenitsa in Sofia after a breakdown disrupted services in part of the Bulgarian capital.

Society | February 6, 2017, Monday // 09:53 | Viewed: 1298

Novinite's Personalities in the News Poll Closes in Two Weeks

Nearly a fortnight remains for readers of Bulgaria's largest English-language news website Novinite.

Society | February 6, 2017, Monday // 09:20 | Viewed: 1196

Bulgarian Woman Dies as Tunnel Lamp Falls on Car

A lamp has fallen off the ceiling of a busy tunnel, hitting a car and killing a passenger next to the driver along Hemus motorway.

Society » Incidents | February 5, 2017, Sunday // 19:17 | Viewed: 3112

No Heating in 4 Large Sofia Neighborhoods

Four large neighborhoods in the Bulgarian capital Sofia have been left affected by technical issues at Toplofikatsiya, the local heating utility.

Society | February 5, 2017, Sunday // 12:49 | Viewed: 1535

Bulgaria's President Commemorates Day of Homage to Communist Regime Victims

On the occasion of the Day of Gratitude and Homage to the Victims of the Communist Regime, President Rumen Radev stated that the painful divisions in society may be overcome by telling the whole truth and “not trading with the past”.

Society | February 1, 2017, Wednesday // 16:33 | Viewed: 1114

Freedom House: Bulgaria Ranked as 'Free', but Gets EU's 2nd Worst Result

Bulgaria ranks as "Free" according to Freedom in the World 2017, Freedom House’s annual report on political rights and civil liberties.

Society | February 1, 2017, Wednesday // 14:45 | Viewed: 2227

Bulgaria Pays Tribute to Victims of Communist Rule

Bulgaria is marking the official Day of Gratitude and Homage to the Victims of the Communist Regime on Monday, he has urged Bulgarians to admit that "a quarter of a century after the fall of the Berlin Wall...

Society | February 1, 2017, Wednesday // 09:35 | Viewed: 1796

Fire Breaks Out at Harmanli Migrant Center

A fire broke out on Tuesday morning at the Harmanli reception and accommodation center in Southern Bulgaria, authorities say.

Society » Incidents | January 31, 2017, Tuesday // 13:29 | Viewed: 1805

Number of Doctors Leaving Bulgaria 'On Decline' - Ex-Min

The number of doctors leaving Bulgaria in search of better perspectives abroad has falled over the past two years, former Deputy Health Minister Vanyo Sharkov has said.

Society » Health | January 31, 2017, Tuesday // 10:33 | Viewed: 1788

Bulgarian Vignette Stickers for 2016 Expire on Tuesday

January 31, Tuesday, is the last day to use vignette stickers for Bulgaria's republican road network purchased last year.

Society | January 31, 2017, Tuesday // 07:56 | Viewed: 1689
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