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Almost 90% Of Disabled People In Bulgaria Are Jobless

Almost 90% of the people with disabilities in Bulgaria are unemployed said the head of the Agency for disabled people Mincho Koralski at a round table on integration in Sofia.

Society | October 22, 2014, Wednesday // 13:38 | Viewed: 1091

Bulgaria to Host International Astronomy Olympiad in 2015

All members of the Bulgarian team won medals at the XIX International Astronomy Olympiad in Bishkek.

Society » Education | October 22, 2014, Wednesday // 11:25 | Viewed: 1150

Bulgaria Dropped 20 Positions in World Press Freedom Index in 2 Years

Reporters without Borders representative Olivier Basile has said that the threats against journalists and the absolute lack of media ownership transparency are among the reasons why Bulgaria ranks so low in the 2014 World Press Freedom Index of the NGO.

Society | October 22, 2014, Wednesday // 09:55 | Viewed: 1149

Bulgarians Are Among People Who Hate Their Government

Bulgarians are among the peoples in the world who really hate their government.

Society | October 22, 2014, Wednesday // 08:57 | Viewed: 1082

Bulgaria Sets 2015 Poverty Line At BGN 286

Bulgaria's 2015 poverty line will be set at BGN 286 per month, said the government press office.

Society | October 22, 2014, Wednesday // 08:38 | Viewed: 1081

Code Red For High River Waters In Western, Central Bulgaria Issued

Bulgaria's Environment Ministry warns of expected heavy rains and high waters in western and central Bulgaria, code red is issued for Varbitsa river in the Rhodope Mountains, reports bTV.

Society » Environment | October 22, 2014, Wednesday // 07:48 | Viewed: 1112

Environment Ministry Warns of Heavy Downpours Throughout Bulgaria

Bulgarian Ministry of Environment and Water has warned of heavy rains throughout the country at the end of the week.

Society » Environment | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 18:26 | Viewed: 1279

Bulgarian Doctors, Teachers Suffer Highest Levels of Work Related Stress

Doctors and teachers have the most stressful jobs in Bulgaria, according to a national survey of the General Labor Inspectorate conducted last year.

Society | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 17:07 | Viewed: 1023

Japanese Drummers Yamato To Perform In Sofia Again

The Japanese drummers Yamato will present in Bulgaria their new spectacle ROJYOH - On the Road on October 28 in Hall 1 of Sofia's National Palace of Culture (NDK).

Society » Culture | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 14:26 | Viewed: 1050

London Heathrow Cancels 10% of Flights over Hurricane Gonzalo

London Heathrow airport has cut about 10% of incoming and outgoing flights with the 20 biggest carriers on Tuesday as the tail-end of hurricane Conzalo slammed into Britain.

Society » Environment | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 13:12 | Viewed: 1020

Archaeologists Unearth Bronze Belt Of Bulgar Warrior

Archaeologists excavating a fortress near Bulgaria's north eastern town of Dobrich unearthed bronze elements from a belt of a Bulgar warrior, reports the Standart daily.

Society » Archaeology | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 12:29 | Viewed: 3630

Fashion Designer Oscar de la Renta Dead At 82

Oscar de la Renta, one of the most sought-after fashion designers of the last half century, died on Monday at the age of 82.

Society » Obituaries | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 10:40 | Viewed: 684

Drunk Snow Plough Driver Might Have Caused Crash of Total CEO's Plane

At least five people are dead after a private jet crashed at Moscow's Vnukovo airport also claiming the life of French oil company Total's CEO Christophe de Margerie.

Society » Incidents | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 08:29 | Viewed: 950

Road Agency Chief Warns of Shortage of Funds for Winter Maintenance

As Bulgaria braces for the first snowfall scheduled for Friday, the Road Infrastructure Agency warns about the shortage of funds for seasonal road maintenance.

Society | October 20, 2014, Monday // 21:09 | Viewed: 1607

8,000 New Jobs Created in Bulgaria Under Employment Project

A total of 8,000 new jobs will be financed under an employment project as the first framework contracts with employers are already signed, Bulgaria's National Employment Agency announced.

Society | October 20, 2014, Monday // 13:27 | Viewed: 814

Two Syrian Children Detained in Bulgaria’s Veliko Tarnovo

Two Syrian children were detained at a gas station in Bulgaria’s town of Veliko Tarnovo.

Society | October 20, 2014, Monday // 08:22 | Viewed: 1012

Bulgaria’s Kaspichan Holds Referendum on Medical Waste Incineration Plant

Bulgaria’s northeastern town of Kaspichan is holding a referendum on banning the exploitation of a medical waste incineration facility.

Society | October 19, 2014, Sunday // 11:28 | Viewed: 885

Man Dies after Falling Down Elevator Shaft in Sofia

A man died after falling down an elevator shaft in Sofia Saturday night, according to the Sofia Interior Ministry Directorate.

Society | October 19, 2014, Sunday // 10:45 | Viewed: 1309

Thracian Temple In Starosel Is Falling Apart

The Thracian temple near the village of Starosel in central Bulgaria is falling apart and may not survive the winter, warned the village Mayor Ivan Zhutev, quoted by the Nova TV national channel.

Society » Archaeology | October 18, 2014, Saturday // 16:41 | Viewed: 1614

Security Services Employees Protest Over Pension Age

Police officers, fire fighters, rescuers, prison guards and military personnel protested in downtown Sofia against the planned pension age increase, reports the Nova TV national channel.

Society | October 18, 2014, Saturday // 16:09 | Viewed: 1023

Number Of Illegal Immigrants In Bulgaria Grew Significantly In September

The number of illegal immigrants, seeking shelter in Bulgaria grew exponentially in September, shows data of the State Refugee Agency, quoted by Dnevnik.

Society | October 18, 2014, Saturday // 12:46 | Viewed: 1692