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Bulgaria Fights Wildifires  

More than 40 new wildfires have occurred in Bulgaria over the past 12 hours as a result of hot summer weather, strong winds and human neglect of fire safety rules, BGNES reported on Friday afternoon.

Society » Incidents | July 24, 2015, Friday // 18:08 | Viewed: 2621

Bulgarian Customs Prevent Smuggling of 10 African Grey Parrots

Bulgarian customs officers have seized 10 African grey parrots which a Bulgarian citizen tried to bring into the country from Turkey without proper documents required under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES).

Society » Environment | July 24, 2015, Friday // 16:20 | Viewed: 7815

Bulgaria's Ruse Becomes Home to New Multi-Purpose Arena

The new multi-purpose Bulstrad Arena was unveiled in the Bulgarian city of Ruse on Thursday.

Society | July 24, 2015, Friday // 15:13 | Viewed: 2271

Wildfire Near Bulgaria's Harmanli Continues to Rage for Third Day

The wildfire near the Bulgarian town of Harmanli continues to rage for the third consecutive day on Friday.

Society » Environment | July 24, 2015, Friday // 08:38 | Viewed: 2192

Bulgaria's Harmanli Declares State of Emergency Due to Raging Wildfire

The municipality of Harmanli in southern Bulgaria declared on Thursday a state of emergency due to the wildfire, which has been raging in the region for a second consecutive day.

Society » Incidents | July 23, 2015, Thursday // 15:34 | Viewed: 2150

Wildfire Rages for Second Day Near Bulgaria's Harmanli

A wildfire has been raging for the second day in the Sakar mountain in southeastern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | July 23, 2015, Thursday // 13:39 | Viewed: 2088

German Tourist Drowns in Bulgaria's Slanchev Bryag

A German tourist, aged 32, drowned in the Black Sea off the Bulgarian resort of Slanchev Bryag (Sunny Beach) on Tuesday.

Society » Incidents | July 22, 2015, Wednesday // 14:05 | Viewed: 3760

Child Goes Missing in Danube Near Bulgaria's Ruse

A child has gone missing in the waters of the Danube river near the Bulgarian city of Ruse on Tuesday.

Society » Incidents | July 22, 2015, Wednesday // 12:39 | Viewed: 1962

Bulgaria Submitted Only 22 Applications with European Patent Office in 2012

Bulgaria submitted only 22 patent applications with the European Patent Office (EPO), according to Eurostat data on innovations registered in 2012 in the EU.

Society | July 21, 2015, Tuesday // 08:48 | Viewed: 2151

3 New Medical Offices To Be Opened in Refugee Centers in Bulgaria

Nikola Kazakov, Chair of the State Agency for Refugees, has commented on the benefits for Bulgaria from the agreement with the German Federal Office for Migration and Refugees, adding that similar documents were to be signed with Greece and Romania.

Society | July 19, 2015, Sunday // 12:20 | Viewed: 2198

350 000 People Expected to Attend Bulgaria's Rozhen Folklore Fair

Bulgarians from all over the country are expected to gather at the Rozhen folklore fair, which is taking place in the Rhodope mountains between Friday and Sunday.

Society » Culture | July 17, 2015, Friday // 20:55 | Viewed: 3141

Intoxicated Swedish Tourist Died in Bulgaria's Slanchev Bryag Resort

A Swedish tourist died in Slanchev Bryag after falling off a hotel balcony late Wednesday evening.

Society » Incidents | July 16, 2015, Thursday // 10:23 | Viewed: 2280

3-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Southwestern Bulgaria

An earthquake of magnitude 3 on the Richter scale was registered in southwestern Bulgaria on Thursday.

Society » Environment | July 16, 2015, Thursday // 08:34 | Viewed: 1898

Two Bulgarian Circus Lions Now Awaiting Relocation to Africa in Stara Zagora Zoo

Jora and Black, the two Bulgarian circus lions awaiting relocation to a sanctuary in Africa by The Born Free Foundation, have been moved to a local zoo from their confinement in a small cage near Sofia.

Society » Environment | July 15, 2015, Wednesday // 16:39 | Viewed: 1656

Bulgarian Band D2 Launches Free Summer Tour

After releasing their latest summer single, D2 are ready for their upcoming summer tour entitled ''In the Rhythm of Summer 2015''.

Society » Culture | July 15, 2015, Wednesday // 16:21 | Viewed: 1439

4-Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Bulgaria's Kavarna, Varna

An earthquake of magnitude 4 on the Richter scale was registered in the Black Sea on Wednesday, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) informs.

Society » Environment | July 15, 2015, Wednesday // 12:44 | Viewed: 2417

Eco Taxes Mark 5% Drop for New Cars, Increase by 3% for Old Ones

The Bulgarian Eco Ministry has projected an increase in eco-taxes for old vehicles, as they are more responsible for air pollution.

Society » Environment | July 15, 2015, Wednesday // 10:34 | Viewed: 1577

Abandoned Children in Spain Now Safely Back to Bulgaria

The group of Bulgarian school children who visited Spain and were left to find accommodation by themselves, arrived safely in Sofia on Tuesday evening.

Society » Incidents | July 15, 2015, Wednesday // 09:53 | Viewed: 1597

Bulgaria’s Protest Network Demands Top Prosecutor's Resignation

Bulgaria’s protest network has lit up the Court of Justice with a sign saying #Resignation.

Society | July 14, 2015, Tuesday // 10:29 | Viewed: 2016

OSCE Urges Bulgarian Authorities to Halt Evictions of Roma

The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) has called on Bulgaria to immediately stop evictions of Roma and address the problem of anti-Roma rhetoric.

Society | July 13, 2015, Monday // 20:41 | Viewed: 1945

Cargo Ship Got Stuck Along the Danube River

A cargo ship named ‘’Sredna Gora’’ that is currently owned by the Bulgarian Marine Administration (BRP) got stuck along the Danube River in the region of Svishtov.

Society » Incidents | July 13, 2015, Monday // 15:45 | Viewed: 2217