Ecumenical Patriarch Arrives to Bulgaria on Four-Day Visit

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I is expected to arrive on his four-day visit to Bulgaria on Saturday.

Society | November 7, 2015, Saturday // 12:54 | Viewed: 1623

Bulgarian Rescuers Continue Search for Tourists Buried by Landslide in Lovech Region

Bulgarian rescuers are continuing to search for two tourists, who were buried by a landslide, which occurred in the area of the Krushuna waterfalls near the town of Letnitsa in the region of Lovech on Friday.

Society » Incidents | November 7, 2015, Saturday // 10:04 | Viewed: 2433

Bulgaria Ranks among Europe's Worst Healthcare Spenders

Bulgaria has ranked low in terms of smart healthcare spending, recent data shows.

Society » Health | November 6, 2015, Friday // 14:19 | Viewed: 2825

Israeli Author Ellis Shuman's 2nd Novel to Have World Premiere in Bulgarian

The Burgas Affair, the second novel of Israeli writer Ellis Shuman, will be published in Bulgarian before the original, English-language version appears, the author has announced on his blog.

Society » Culture | November 6, 2015, Friday // 12:57 | Viewed: 2450

'Mummified Alien' to Be Studied at Bulgaria UFO Conference

A 50-cm "mummified alien" with big eyes and no ears discovered inside a Mayan tomb in Mexico will be on display during an international conference bringing together UFO scientists from Europe and the Americas in Sofia, Bulgaria, this week.

Society | November 6, 2015, Friday // 12:16 | Viewed: 4481

More Bulgarians Working Abroad Than in Bulgaria

The total number of Bulgarians working abroad is bigger than their homeland's entire workforce at the moment, new data suggests.

Society | November 6, 2015, Friday // 08:33 | Viewed: 3443

Police Officers Protest across Bulgaria over Proposed Pay Cuts

Police offers took to the streets across Bulgaria on Wednesday, in a second night of protests against planned cuts in their social benefits as part of cost-saving measures in the 2016 budget draft.

Society | November 5, 2015, Thursday // 08:19 | Viewed: 2486

Hans Zimmer to Perform in Sofia on May 16

German composer Hans Zimmer is coming to Sofia on May 16 for what the organizers from Sofia Music Enterprises have described as a "half-rock, half-classical" concert.

Society » Culture | November 3, 2015, Tuesday // 14:06 | Viewed: 2707

Bulgarian Police Officers to Protest Wednesday against Spending Cuts

Some 20 000 police officers are taking to the streets of Bulgarian towns and cities on Wednesday over plans of the government to slash spending and reduce retirement compensations for Interior Ministry employees.

Society | November 3, 2015, Tuesday // 13:02 | Viewed: 1982

Bulgaria's Plovdiv Hosts Jazz Festival on November 2-6

The second largest city in Bulgaria - Plovdiv, which has been designated as one of the 2019 European Capitals of Culture, will host a jazz festival between November 2 and 6.

Society » Culture | November 2, 2015, Monday // 15:49 | Viewed: 5021

Bomb Threat Evacuates Palace of Justice in Sofia

A bomb threat caused evacuation of citizens, magistrates and judicial officials from the Palace of Justice in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia on Monday.

Society » Incidents | November 2, 2015, Monday // 14:53 | Viewed: 2055

Bulgaria Marking National Enlighteners Day

Bulgaria is honouring on Sunday all the people who helped develop and preserve its culture and pass it on to other generations, along with those who fought for its liberty under Ottoman rule.

Society » Culture | November 1, 2015, Sunday // 10:51 | Viewed: 1983

Special Effects to Illuminate National Palace of Culture in Sofia on Saturday

Special effects and lights will illuminate the National Palace of Culture (NDK) in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia at 19:15 EET on Saturday evening.

Society » Culture | October 31, 2015, Saturday // 16:41 | Viewed: 2409

Grenade Launcher Shooting: Sofia Police Find Car of Attackers

The vehicle used by the attackers who fired at ex-security agent Alexei Petrov using grenade launchers has been found, police say.

Society » Incidents | October 30, 2015, Friday // 12:05 | Viewed: 2563

Bulgarian President Unveils Picasso Exhibition at National Art Gallery in Sofia

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev unveiled an exhibition of works of art by Pablo Picasso at the National Art Gallery in Sofia on Thursday.

Society » Culture | October 29, 2015, Thursday // 20:26 | Viewed: 6664

Grenade Launcher Attack in Sofia Targeted Ex-Security Agent - IntMin

Bulgarian Interior Ministry Rumyana Bachvarova has confirmed that an attack in a neighborhood next to downtown Sofia targeted Alexei Petrov, a former agent suspected of having ties to the criminal underworld.

Society » Incidents | October 29, 2015, Thursday // 12:01 | Viewed: 4110

Grenade Launcher Shootout Rocks Downtown Sofia

A grenade launcher has been used near the home of an ex-security agent immediately next to the central area of Bulgaria's capital Sofia, officials have confirmed.

Society » Incidents | October 29, 2015, Thursday // 10:02 | Viewed: 4674

Bulgaria to Host Cinema&Literature Festival in November

The Bulgarian Black Sea city of Varna is to host for the first time a festival dedicated to both cinema and literature.

Society » Culture | October 29, 2015, Thursday // 06:28 | Viewed: 4370

Hundreds Protest in Sofia over Party Leader's Immunity

Students, actors, university professors, and many others demanded on Tuesday evening that the immunity of Volen Siderov, the leader of Ataka party, be revoked to pave the way for criminal prosecution.

Society | October 27, 2015, Tuesday // 11:41 | Viewed: 2402

Bulgarian Movie Wins Grand Prize for Best Narrative Feature at Heartland Film Festival

The Bulgarian movie “The Judgement” won the Grand Prize for Best Narrative Feature at the annual Heartland Film Festival, which took place in Indianapolis between October 16 and 25.

Society » Culture | October 26, 2015, Monday // 15:54 | Viewed: 2591

No Deaths during Bulgaria Ballot Processing - Emergency Medics

There have been no death cases as of Monday morning amid reports that a woman died in Sofia amid tensions over slow processing of local elections and referendum ballots, an official has said.

Society » Incidents | October 26, 2015, Monday // 09:41 | Viewed: 2062