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Bulgaria's State Administration Has Over 124 000 Structures

Bulgaria's state administration currently functions through 124 177 structures, said in Parliament deputy prime minister Danielva Bobeva.

Society | April 11, 2014, Friday // 13:52 | Viewed: 875

Violinist Vesko Eschkenazy Receives His Personality in the News Award

Veselin Pantaleev-Eschkenazy returned to Bulgaria to receive his award for "Personality in the News 2013" in the category Culture.

Society » Culture | April 11, 2014, Friday // 11:02 | Viewed: 1687

Software Maintenance Suspends Traffic at Bulgaria-Turkey Border Points

Two of Bulgaria's border checkpoints with Turkey will be temporarily closed due to changes in the software system on the Turkish side.

Society | April 10, 2014, Thursday // 15:31 | Viewed: 1102

Almost Half of Bulgarians Pessimistic About Country's Progress

Almost half of Bulgarians are pessimistic about the country's development, and only 4.2% of them think that it is headed in the right direction, according to a recent poll.

Society | April 10, 2014, Thursday // 14:12 | Viewed: 975

28 Illegal Immigrants Caught at Bulgaria's 'Green' Border

Twenty-eight illegal immigrants have been detained at Bulgaria's 'green' border in the last 24 hours, Interior Ministry said.

Society | April 10, 2014, Thursday // 13:41 | Viewed: 933

49% of Bulgarians Against Sanctions on Russia - survey

A survey of Gallup International shows that 49% of Bulgarians are against the sanctions on Russia and 21% are for them.

Society | April 10, 2014, Thursday // 13:28 | Viewed: 952

Winter Makes Partial Comeback in Bulgaria

Winter has partially returned to some parts of Bulgaria, with snowfall in regions of higher altitude.

Society » Environment | April 10, 2014, Thursday // 13:02 | Viewed: 1133

'Old' EU Member States Attract 20% of Bulgarian Youth

At the end of 2009, one in five young Bulgarians was willing to migrate to an 'older' and more economically stable EU Member State for a period longer than five years.

Society | April 10, 2014, Thursday // 13:01 | Viewed: 729

The Offspring To Play The Entire 'Smash' Album In Sofia

The US rock band The Offspring will play the entire “Smash” album during their performance in Sofia in July.

Society » Culture | April 10, 2014, Thursday // 12:33 | Viewed: 897

Veliko Tarnovo Applying for UNESCO World Heritage Site

The old Bulgarian capital of Veliko Tarnovo is preparing its candidacy for the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Society » Culture | April 10, 2014, Thursday // 12:08 | Viewed: 1155

Series of Minor Earthquakes Registered in Bulgaria

An earthquake of magnitude 3.2 on the Richter scale was registered near Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Burgas shortly after midnight, according to the National Seismological Center.

Society » Environment | April 10, 2014, Thursday // 12:04 | Viewed: 1126

False Bomb Signal Prompts Evacuation of Mall in Sofia

A bomb signal has prompted the evacuation of “The Mall” on Blvd. Tsarigradsko Shose in Bulgaria’s capital Sofia.

Society | April 9, 2014, Wednesday // 20:02 | Viewed: 1298

Bulgaria Marks 35 Years Since First Flight in Space

Bulgaria is to celebrate this week the 35th anniversary of its first manned space flight.

Society | April 9, 2014, Wednesday // 14:22 | Viewed: 872

Bulgarian Nationalist Party Seeks Abolition of Daylight Saving Time

Bulgarian nationalist party Ataka has proposed the abolition of the yearly switch between standard time and daylight saving time (DST).

Society | April 9, 2014, Wednesday // 12:01 | Viewed: 815

Bulgaria Scores Highly in Personal Freedom and Choice - SPI

Bulgaria came 44th among 132 countries by Social Progress Index that ranks countries by social and environmental performance.

Society | April 9, 2014, Wednesday // 10:09 | Viewed: 840

Bulgaria Is Not That Attractive For Migrants Anymore

Bulgaria is now fully prepared for the migrant wave and is expecting it, but is not so attractive anymore, said Nikolai Chirpanliev, head of the State Refugee Agency (SRA).

Society | April 8, 2014, Tuesday // 16:25 | Viewed: 1423

Over 60% Of Bulgarians Have Never Been To Another EU Country

The Bulgarians have travelled the least in other EU countries, compared to the other Europeans, shows an Eurobarometer survey.

Society | April 8, 2014, Tuesday // 11:51 | Viewed: 888

Bulgarian Railway Infrastructure Employees Set for a Protest

Employees of Bulgaria's National Railway Infrastructure Company are taking to the streets for a silent protest on Tuesday, demanding higher salaries.

Society | April 8, 2014, Tuesday // 10:18 | Viewed: 1059

International Roma Day to be Marked in Bulgaria

Bulgarian Roma across the country celebrate April 8, the International Roma Day.

Society » Culture | April 8, 2014, Tuesday // 09:18 | Viewed: 1341

Roma Youth in Bulgaria Unprepared to Enter Labor Market

A quarter of all young people in Bulgaria entering the labor market come from the Roma community, according to Dr.

Society | April 7, 2014, Monday // 13:29 | Viewed: 1074

Retirement Age in Bulgaria to Reach 65 by 2021

Both men and women in Bulgaria falling under third labor category will retire at age 65 after 2021, according to the updated National Reform Program.

Society | April 7, 2014, Monday // 12:34 | Viewed: 1094
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