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State of Emergency Declared in Bulgaria's Sliven After Heavy Rains

State of emergency was declared in the southeastern Bulgarian city of Sliven and several settlements in the region due to the heavy rains, Tuesday.

Society » Incidents | September 9, 2014, Tuesday // 13:08 | Viewed: 1100

Bulgaria is Fifth Poorest Country in Europe – Serbian Statistics

Bulgaria is the fifth poorest country in Europe, according to a study of the Serbian Statistical Institute.

Society | September 9, 2014, Tuesday // 07:37 | Viewed: 1954

Teachers Urge Parents To Donate, Instead Of Buying Flowers

The teachers in the Shumen school “Sava Dobroplodni” urged parents to donate the money they are going to spend on flowers to the residents in the flooded areas of Bulgaria.

Society » Education | September 8, 2014, Monday // 21:12 | Viewed: 1042

Scientists Blame Negligence for Floods

Members of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) believe that the main cause of the devastating floods in Bulgaria is human negligence, not the torrential rains.

Society » Incidents | September 8, 2014, Monday // 18:59 | Viewed: 946

Bulgarian Health Insurance Fund Chief Backs New Budget Update by BGN 117 M

Bulgarian hospitals will get BGN 120 M for their activities in September and October, according to Kiril Ananiev, Chair of the Supervisory Board of the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF).

Society » Health | September 8, 2014, Monday // 18:10 | Viewed: 812

Asylum Seekers in Bulgaria Increased 5 Times in 2013

The number of asylum seekers in Bulgaria has increased five times in 2013 compared with 2012, according to a report on the implementation of the revised National Program for Demographic Development until 2013.

Society | September 8, 2014, Monday // 16:28 | Viewed: 919

Number of Bulgarians Abroad Doubled in 2013, Compared with 2011

In 2013, a total of 19,678 Bulgarians have changed their address to other countries, according to the revised National Program for Demographic Development implementation report.

Society | September 8, 2014, Monday // 15:20 | Viewed: 862

Bulgaria's R&D Spending at 0.26% of GDP in 2013

Bulgaria continues to be at the bottom at the EU ranking by research & development expenditure, registering R&D spending of 0.

Society » Education | September 8, 2014, Monday // 12:58 | Viewed: 909

Nearly 80 Towns, Villages in Bulgaria Affected by Latest Floods

Nearly 80 settlements in Bulgaria have been affected by the recent floods, and the state of emergency is still valid in a number of municipalities on Monday.

Society | September 8, 2014, Monday // 10:04 | Viewed: 2104

Banker Tsvetan Vasilev in Belgrade, Wants to Return to Bulgaria

Tsvetan Vasilev, Coprorate Commercial Bank's majority shareholder, is willing to return to Bulgaria despite perceiving a threat to his life, his lawyer says.

Society | September 8, 2014, Monday // 09:47 | Viewed: 1103

Swedish Director Roy Andersson Scoops Best Film Award at Venice Festival

Swedish director Roy Andersson's comedy A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence won the Golden Lion award for best film at the Venice Film Festival.

Society » Culture | September 7, 2014, Sunday // 16:57 | Viewed: 809

Bulgaria's Maritsa River Levee Breaks, Ten Houses Evacuated

A Maritsa river levee near Bulgaria's Dimitrovgrad village of Raynovo broke on Sunday, causing the evacuation of ten houses.

Society » Incidents | September 7, 2014, Sunday // 15:35 | Viewed: 1245

Food, Medical Supplies Needed for People Evacuated in Bulgaria's Floods

The current situation in the country poses no risk to people's lives and health, head of Bulgaria's Chief Directorate Fire Safety Nikolay Nikolov told Nova Tv, following the floods which claimed 3 lives, Saturday.

Society | September 7, 2014, Sunday // 11:24 | Viewed: 1052

Bulgaria Slowly Recovering after Latest Devastating Floods

The situation in Bulgaria is returning to normal after yesterday's floods took three lives and caused serious material damage throughout the country.

Society | September 7, 2014, Sunday // 10:56 | Viewed: 1484

Number of Burgas Flood Victims Climbs To Three

Authorities report of a third victim of the floods in the Burgas region on Friday night.

Society » Incidents | September 6, 2014, Saturday // 17:04 | Viewed: 1665

10-th Night Of The Museums To Take Place In Plovdiv

The 10-th edition of the Night Of The Museums and Galleries will take place in Plovdiv, on September 12-13.

Society » Culture | September 6, 2014, Saturday // 15:08 | Viewed: 1562

CEZ Distribution Warns Of Electricity Supply Disruptions In Sofia

CEZ Distribution warns of possible disruptions of electricity supply in parts of Sofia next week.

Society | September 6, 2014, Saturday // 13:41 | Viewed: 854

President Rosen Plevneliev Urges For Preventive Measures Against Floods

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev extended his condolences to the families of the victims of the latest floods in the Burgas region and pledged all state efforts.

Society » Incidents | September 6, 2014, Saturday // 12:36 | Viewed: 771

Floods In Burgas Region Claim Second Life

The young woman that went missing in the floods overnight in Burgas region has been found drowned, Interior Ministry Svetlozar Lazarov told the BNT public broadcaster.

Society » Incidents | September 6, 2014, Saturday // 11:53 | Viewed: 1723

Bulgaria Celebrates 129-th Anniversary Of Its Unification

On Saturday, September 6, Bulgaria celebrates the 129-th anniversary of the unification of  Principality of Bulgaria and the then-Ottoman province of Eastern Rumelia in the autumn of 1885.

Society | September 6, 2014, Saturday // 10:53 | Viewed: 918

Code Orange For Torrential Rains Declared

Code orange for torrential rains is declared for 8 regions in Bulgaria, reports the BNT public broadcaster.

Society | September 6, 2014, Saturday // 10:30 | Viewed: 1254