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Bulgaria Mourns Over National Hero's Death

Bulgaria is to commemorate on Thursday 142 years since a national hero was hanged close to the current center of Sofia.

Society » Culture | February 19, 2015, Thursday // 07:51 | Viewed: 2383

Sunny Weather Expected Across Bulgaria

Sunny weather is expected in Bulgaria on Thursday, with temporary cloudiness predominantly in the northern and eastern regions.

Society » Environment | February 19, 2015, Thursday // 07:16 | Viewed: 1017

Two Israeli Tourists Saved by Bulgaria’s Mountain Rescue Service Near Bansko

An injured Israeli tourist trapped in a ravine in the Pirin Mountain near the ski resort of Bansko has been saved with the help of a medevac helicopter, Nova TV reported on Wednesday.

Society » Incidents | February 18, 2015, Wednesday // 19:24 | Viewed: 884

Bulgarian Govt Plane Grounded, Reason for Landing Gear Glitch Still Unclear

The Bulgarian government's plane that had to return to Sofia Airport with Prime Minister Boyko Borisov on board a week ago due to a technical glitch, has been grounded after developing the same malfunction, 24 Chasa daily reported on Wednesday.

Society » Incidents | February 18, 2015, Wednesday // 17:36 | Viewed: 729

Monty Python Star Terry Jones to Visit Bulgaria in March

British comedian Terry Jones will attend this year's Sofia International Film Festival, starting March 5 in Bulgaria's capital Sofia.

Society » Culture | February 17, 2015, Tuesday // 15:46 | Viewed: 1595

France's Louvre to Exhibit Treasures of Thracian King Seuthes III

Thracian treasures possessions of King Seuthes III will be transported to the Louvre in Paris for an exposition entitled The Epic of the Thracian Kings, opening in April this year.

Society » Culture | February 17, 2015, Tuesday // 12:37 | Viewed: 1194

Beatings, Deplorable Living Conditions at Bulgaria’s Boytchinovtsi Juvenile Prison - AFP

Agence France-Presse (AFP) has devoted a publication to the appalling living conditions and the complaints of repeated beatings at the Boytchinovtsi Correctional Home for juvenile prisoners.

Society | February 17, 2015, Tuesday // 11:45 | Viewed: 871

Fresh Snowfalls Expected in Bulgaria

Over the course of the next day Bulgaria will slowly be taken over by strong northern and north-eastern winds.

Society » Environment | February 16, 2015, Monday // 12:57 | Viewed: 1312

Bulgarian Historic Figure Comes to Life in New Movie

A new film interpretation of the life and activities of Bulgarian national hero Vasil Levski is to be released in Bulgaria on Monday.

Society » Culture | February 16, 2015, Monday // 11:40 | Viewed: 942

Anti-NATO Protest Staged in Downtown Sofia

About a hundred people have demonstrated against Bulgaria's NATO membership, calling on the alliance "to leave" the country.

Society | February 15, 2015, Sunday // 13:29 | Viewed: 2274

Faulty Indicator May Have Forced Return of PM Borisov’s Plane to Sofia Wednesday

A faulty indicator is the most likely reason for the aircraft carrying Prime Minister Boyko Borisov to Brussels to have to return to Sofia Airport on Wednesday evening, presa.

Society » Incidents | February 14, 2015, Saturday // 13:34 | Viewed: 1164

Danube River Not Affected by Pollution

The announcement was made by the Bulgarian Ministry of Environment and Waters on Friday.

Society » Environment | February 13, 2015, Friday // 21:02 | Viewed: 1439

Train Runs Over 18-year Old School Boy in Bulgaria's Ruse

An accident with a 18-year old boy happened around 3 pm on Friday at the train overpass right above Hristo Botev Blvd in Ruse.

Society » Incidents | February 13, 2015, Friday // 16:59 | Viewed: 1893

Bulgaria Needs BGN 870 M for Reinforcing Landslide-Prone Areas

Bulgaria's Ministry of Regional Development estimated that BGN 870 M will be needed for reinforcing areas prone to landslides.

Society » Environment | February 13, 2015, Friday // 09:57 | Viewed: 1102

Sofia Mayor Refuses Permit for Torch-Lit Lukov March

Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova has refused to issue permission for the holding of a torchlight procession in honour of a Bulgarian army general known for his pro-Nazi and anti-Semitic activities during WWII.

Society | February 12, 2015, Thursday // 16:13 | Viewed: 962

Bulgarian Films Screened At Berlinale Film Festival

Nobody Wants the Night is a Spanish-French-Bulgarian co-production recently opened the 65th edition of the Berlinare Film Festival. But it was not the only Bulgarian co-production there.

Society » Culture | February 12, 2015, Thursday // 16:08 | Viewed: 1417

Road to Grammy Awards for Bulgaria's Professor Konstantinov

This is the incredible story of a Bulgarian, who fled prosecution, then emigrated to the US, became Vice President of Sony International and eventually ended up winning a Grammy award.

Society » Culture | February 12, 2015, Thursday // 14:32 | Viewed: 1655

Barge Carrying Fertilisers Sinks in Romanian Port on Danube River

A barge carrying 850 tonnes of fertilisers on board sank in the Romanian port of Moldova Veche on Wednesday, while conducting manoeuvres.

Society » Incidents | February 12, 2015, Thursday // 11:50 | Viewed: 1829

Landing Gear Glitch with Govt Plane Most Probably Caused by Electronic System Malfunction

Pencho Penchev, former director of Flight Crew 28, the operator of the government aircraft, commented Thursday that the electronic systems of the plane carrying Prime Minister Borisov had malfunctioned on Wednesday.

Society | February 12, 2015, Thursday // 10:34 | Viewed: 804

Bulgaria Drops to 106th in World Press Freedom Index

Bulgaria is situated right between Nepal and the Republic of Congo. Meanwhile, Greece, Kosovo and Albania score slightly higher, but are in the same group of countries with moderate freedom.

Society | February 12, 2015, Thursday // 10:27 | Viewed: 1332

Aircraft Malfunction Delays Bulgaria PM Borisov’s Departure to Brussels

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borisov will leave for Brussels on Wednesday night after a technical malfunction forced his plane to return to Sofia Airport in the evening, 24 Chasa daily reported.

Society » Incidents | February 11, 2015, Wednesday // 22:20 | Viewed: 1115