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Cannabis Decriminalization Protest Due in Sofia This Weekend

Thousands are expected to attend a protest for the decriminalization of the use of marijuana this Sunday.

Society | April 20, 2016, Wednesday // 16:49 | Viewed: 4372

Cabinet Allocates BGN 300 000 to Global Libraries – Bulgaria Project

At its regular meeting on Wednesday, the Bulgarian government approved additional expenses under the budget of the culture ministry amounting to BGN 300 000.

Society » Education | April 20, 2016, Wednesday // 13:24 | Viewed: 3936

Bulgaria Falls in 2016 World Press Freedom Index

Bulgaria has fallen seven positions in the 2016 World Press Freedom Index unveiled by Reporters Without Borders on Wednesday.

Society | April 20, 2016, Wednesday // 12:21 | Viewed: 3590

Sofia's Restored Ancient Roman Complex to be Unveiled on Wednesday

The restored ancient Roman complex Serdica will be unveiled in the centre of the Bulgarian capital on Wednesday.

Society » Culture | April 20, 2016, Wednesday // 12:21 | Viewed: 4745

Bulgarian Photographer in Reuters' Pulitzer-Winning Team

Bulgarian photographer Stoyan Nenov is part of of the Thomson Reuters staff that won a Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News Photography on Monday.

Society | April 19, 2016, Tuesday // 12:23 | Viewed: 1893

Bulgaria's Universities Hold Chinese Language Competition

National qualifications of the world's major Chinese proficiency competition for foreign university students were held in Bulgaria on Sunday, Xinhua news agency has said.

Society » Education | April 18, 2016, Monday // 11:40 | Viewed: 4324

4.2-Magnitude Earthquake Jolts Bulgaria's Nova Zagora

An earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale has been registered near the town of Nova Zagora in Eastern Bulgaria, seismological authorities say.

Society » Incidents | April 18, 2016, Monday // 10:40 | Viewed: 4548

Bulgaria's Parliament Opens Doors for Constitution Day

The headquarters of Bulgaria's Parliament are open to visits on Saturday morning and afternoon as part of the celebrations of the so-called Constitution Day.

Society » Culture | April 16, 2016, Saturday // 12:24 | Viewed: 4434

Miner Dies as Landmass Falls in Bulgaria's Madan

A man lost his life at work after the collapse of landmass at the Borieva mine in Madan, Southern Bulgaria, authorities say.

Society » Incidents | April 16, 2016, Saturday // 12:05 | Viewed: 4289

Bulgarian PM Appoints New Deputy Education Minister

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has appointed Prof.

Society » Education | April 15, 2016, Friday // 16:43 | Viewed: 4379

Bulgaria Still Faces Decline, Ageing of Population

The population of Bulgaria is further on the ebb and ageing, an official from the country's statistics agency has said.

Society | April 15, 2016, Friday // 14:38 | Viewed: 4818

Unemployment in Bulgaria Was 9.9% in March

Unemployment decreased by 0.1% on a monthly basis in March of this year and 1.1% year-on-year, data from Bulgaria's labor agency shows.

Society | April 15, 2016, Friday // 12:33 | Viewed: 3948

Code Yellow in Northern Bulgaria over Gale-Force Winds

Strong winds are expected throughout Northern Bulgaria, with authorities having issued a Code Yellow warning for 14 regions.

Society » Environment | April 15, 2016, Friday // 08:31 | Viewed: 4412

Crane Crashes down onto Petrol Station in Sofia, Injuring Two People

Two women have been injured when a crane crashed onto a petrol station in Sofia, the Ministry of the Interior said on Thursday.

Society » Incidents | April 14, 2016, Thursday // 19:57 | Viewed: 5014

US Names Roma Marginalization as Bulgaria's Biggest Human Rights Problem

The "marginalization of and societal intolerance towards" the Romani minority remained Bulgaria's "most pressing human rights problem" throughout 2015, according to an official report of the United States.

Society | April 14, 2016, Thursday // 10:34 | Viewed: 4741

The Prodigy to Perform in Bulgaria's Burgas in August

British electronic music group The Prodigy will be the headliners at this year's edition of the Summer Chaos festival, which will take place at the Lazur stadium in the Bulgarian city of Burgas on August 13.

Society » Culture | April 13, 2016, Wednesday // 16:01 | Viewed: 4750

New Film Festival to Show Documentaries on Art in Sofia

A film festival bringing together documentaries dedicated to the arts begins in Bulgaria's capital Sofia on April 15.

Society » Culture | April 12, 2016, Tuesday // 07:50 | Viewed: 5329

Bulgarian PM Unveils Archaeological Site with Museum Near Sredets

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov unveiled the completely renovated archaeological reserve Deultum near the village of Debelt in the municipality of Sredets on Sunday.

Society » Archaeology | April 11, 2016, Monday // 10:59 | Viewed: 6397

Bulgaria's MPs Revoke Ban on Beach Camping

Lawmakers in Bulgaria have approved a proposal by the biggest party GERB that overturns a recently introduced ban on beach camping.

Society » Environment | April 7, 2016, Thursday // 15:04 | Viewed: 6103

Bulgaria to Work for Lifelong Learning System

The Bulgarian government has approved an action plan which introduces a new range of professional qualification options for school students and adds a list of "protected professions".

Society » Education | April 6, 2016, Wednesday // 13:05 | Viewed: 5304

Bulgarian Doctors to Hold National Protest in Downtown Sofia

The Bulgarian doctors' union will stage a national protest in the centre of the Bulgarian capital on Wednesday.

Society » Health | April 6, 2016, Wednesday // 09:50 | Viewed: 5221