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Security Services Employees Protest Over Pension Age

Police officers, fire fighters, rescuers, prison guards and military personnel protested in downtown Sofia against the planned pension age increase, reports the Nova TV national channel.

Society | October 18, 2014, Saturday // 16:09 | Viewed: 1010

Number Of Illegal Immigrants In Bulgaria Grew Significantly In September

The number of illegal immigrants, seeking shelter in Bulgaria grew exponentially in September, shows data of the State Refugee Agency, quoted by Dnevnik.

Society | October 18, 2014, Saturday // 12:46 | Viewed: 1633

Archaeologists Find Medieval Gate in Agatopolis Fortress in Bulgaria's Ahtopol

During excavations in the medieval fortress Agatopolis in Bulgaria's Black Sea town of Ahtopol, archaeologists have discovered a gate resembling those in Preslav, Pliska and Drustur.

Society » Archaeology | October 17, 2014, Friday // 17:41 | Viewed: 1527

Bulgaria Among EU Countries with Most Human Trafficking Victims - EC

During the years 2010-2012, EU Member States registered 30,146 victims of trafficking in human beings.

Society | October 17, 2014, Friday // 16:47 | Viewed: 1935

Human Attitude Must Be Improved to Avert Natural Disasters - Red Cross

Neither natural nor man-made disasters can be avoided, but some things depend on the human factor, Bulgarian Red Cross (BRC) Chairman Hristo Grigorov said Friday.

Society » Incidents | October 17, 2014, Friday // 13:56 | Viewed: 926

Bulgaria's Razgrad Zoo to Sell Three Lion Cubs

Three lion cubs born in Bulgaria's Razgrad zoo are to be sold by closed public tender at a starting price of BGN 1,800, Bulgarian Telegraph Agency informs.

Society | October 17, 2014, Friday // 13:22 | Viewed: 1093

UPDATE-No Bulgarian Trekkers Missing in Nepal Mountains

Several Bulgarian trekkers are missing in Nepal’s northern mountains where blizzards and avalanches killed at least 29 people two days ago, a Sofia-based daily has reported.

Society » Incidents | October 17, 2014, Friday // 13:10 | Viewed: 947

Prosecution To Demand Stripping of Immunity of Siderov, Tsvetanov, Stanishev

Bulgaria's Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov will demand the stripping of the immunity of the Ataka leader Volen Siderov and the GERB deputy leader Tsvetan Tsvetanov, Tsatsarov told journalists.

Society | October 17, 2014, Friday // 11:53 | Viewed: 1053

Bulgaria to Use Foreign Expertise in Ammo Blast Probe

Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov has said experts from abroad will be hired to investigate the explosion at the Gorni Lom ammunitions plant on October 3.

Society » Incidents | October 17, 2014, Friday // 11:46 | Viewed: 659

Brussels Threatens Bulgaria With Court Action Over Environment Issues

The European Commission warned Bulgaria that it might sue it in the Court of the European Union over the Natura 2000 network and bird protection, reports the Sega daily.

Society » Environment | October 17, 2014, Friday // 11:10 | Viewed: 1253

Exhibition Of Photos From Private Albums To Mark 100-th Anniversary Of WWI In Sofia

The National Art Gallery will commemorate the 100-th anniversary of the beginning of World War I with a photo exhibition.

Society » Culture | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 17:53 | Viewed: 1522

One in Four Bulgarians Starves – Bulgaria's Food Bank

One in four Bulgarians starves or lives below the poverty threshold, while some 90 million tonnes of food are thrown away every year in the EU, Tsanka Milanova, CEO of the Bulgarian Food Bank said.

Society | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 17:21 | Viewed: 1570

65% of Bulgarians Overworked, Stressed – Survey

Stress is the second most commonly reported health problem in the workplace, according to the latest analysis of the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work for 2013.

Society | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 16:49 | Viewed: 987

Fifth Edition Of So Independent Festival To Start On Oct. 24

The fifth edition of the festival for American independent cinema SOfia Independent will take place in Sofia from October 24 till November 1.

Society » Culture | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 16:48 | Viewed: 954

Lara Fabian To Sing In Sofia

The Belgo-Canadian pop star Lara Fabian will perform two shows for her Bulgarian fans in Sofia.

Society » Culture | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 15:50 | Viewed: 1098

Balkan Rakia Fest To Take Place In Sofia

The second edition of the Balkan Rakia Fest will take place in Hall 6 of Sofia's National Palace of Culture (NDK) between October 23 and 26.

Society » Culture | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 15:28 | Viewed: 1612

Sliven, Burgas Regions – The 'Youngest' In Bulgaria

The regions of Sliven and Burgas have the highest percentage of young population, shows data of Eurostat, quoted by Bulgarian-language media.

Society | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 14:05 | Viewed: 806

Shuttle Bus Driver Pulls Gun On Jaywalker In Sofia

A shuttle bus driver pulled a gun on a jaywalker after an argument at the intersection of Slivnitsa boulevard and Opalchenska street in Sofia, reports the BNR public broadcaster.

Society » Incidents | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 11:45 | Viewed: 883

Plovdiv to Receive BGN 20 M to Implement 2019 European Capital of Culture Program

Bulgaria’s southern city of Plovdiv is to receive a total of BGN 20 million to implement the program with which it won the European Capital of Culture (ECOC) competition for 2019.

Society » Culture | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 09:56 | Viewed: 908

Varna Hospital To Transplant Stem Cells For Leukaemia Treatment

By the end of the year the University Hospital St.

Society » Health | October 15, 2014, Wednesday // 19:26 | Viewed: 1165

Bulgaria's Government Dismisses Head Of Agency for Bulgarians Abroad

Bulgaria's caretaker PM Georgi Bliznashki dismissed the head of the State Agency for Bulgarians Abroad, Yordan Yanev, reports news.

Society | October 15, 2014, Wednesday // 17:49 | Viewed: 1457