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Parts of Road to Sofia Airport Remain Closed for Rehabilitation

Parts of the road at the crossing of Sofia's Boulevards Christopher Columbus and Brussels has fallen through.

Society » Incidents | April 9, 2015, Thursday // 09:52 | Viewed: 1351

One Dead, Three Missing after Hotel Collapses near Bulgaria's Varna

An old hotel that collapsed on Wednesday afternoon near the Black Sea city of Varna has left one person dead.

Society » Incidents | April 9, 2015, Thursday // 07:34 | Viewed: 1942

Worker Dies During Demolition Works at Bulgarian Black Sea Resort

A man has died when an old hotel building collapsed during demolition works at Saints Konstantin and Elena resort on Bulgaria's Black Sea coast, Nova TV reported.

Society » Incidents | April 8, 2015, Wednesday // 20:24 | Viewed: 1339

Bulgaria's Pirin Voted Among Best National Parks in Europe

Bulgaria's national park Pirin made it in the top ten reader's choice list of fascinating destinations in a prestigious British news publication.

Society » Culture | April 8, 2015, Wednesday // 12:34 | Viewed: 2422

Labor Inspections Underway after Death of Miner in Manganese Mine in NE Bulgaria

Labor inspections are underway at the Obrochishte manganese mine in northeast Bulgaria, where a 39-year-old worker died on Tuesday in a rockfall.

Society » Incidents | April 8, 2015, Wednesday // 12:11 | Viewed: 1053

Weather: Cloudy and Chilly in April

Cloudiness over Bulgaria will remain significant and there will be several regions across the country that will experience light rain and snow.

Society » Environment | April 8, 2015, Wednesday // 07:55 | Viewed: 1435

Bulgaria to Purchase over 300 New Ambulances with EU Funds

Deputy Regional Development Minister Denitsa Nikolova announced that Bulgaria will purchase over 300 new ambulances for the needs of the emergency medical service with EU funds.

Society » Health | April 7, 2015, Tuesday // 21:43 | Viewed: 1340

Miner Dies, Another Injured After Rocks Collapse Near Bulgaria's Balchik

A miner died, while another was injured on Tuesday after rocks collapsed in a manganese-extracting mine in the Bulgarian village of Tsarkva, near the town of Balchik.

Society » Incidents | April 7, 2015, Tuesday // 16:44 | Viewed: 1321

Gypsy Philharmonic Orchestra to Perform in Bulgaria in June

The Gypsy Philharmonic Orchestra or as the Bulgarian audience knows them, the 100 gypsy violins are currently the Guinness record holders in the category of the largest symphonic orchestra in the world to be playing without notes.

Society » Culture | April 7, 2015, Tuesday // 15:29 | Viewed: 2451

Bulgarian Last King's Eldest Son Passes Away

Prince Kardam, the eldest son of Bulgaria's last King and former premier (2001-2005) Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, has passed away, BGNES reported.

Society » Obituaries | April 7, 2015, Tuesday // 14:50 | Viewed: 3398

Fortieth Annual Caricature Exhibition Takes Place in Sofia

National Exhibition Caricature is a traditional event - an annual review of the brightest accomplishments of fifty contemporary Bulgarian painters, working the various caricature genres.

Society » Culture | April 7, 2015, Tuesday // 12:59 | Viewed: 2208

Bulgarian Nina Dobrev Leaves The Vampire Diaries Behind

The 26-year old Bulgarian-born Nina Dobrev devastated her fans Monday as she announced she was leaving the People's Choice Award winning TV show Vampire Diaries.

Society » Culture | April 7, 2015, Tuesday // 12:02 | Viewed: 1512

Blagoevgrad Hosts Exhibition Uniting Artists from Bulgaria, Serbia, Macedonia

Novinite is publishing a report by Anna Bashuk, a third-year Journalism student at the American University in Bulgaria, about an exhibition that is currently on display in the city of Blagoevgrad (where the university is based).

Society » Culture | April 7, 2015, Tuesday // 11:47 | Viewed: 2493

3.6-Magnitude Earthquake Registered near Bulgaria’s Samokov

An earthquake measuring 3.6 on the Richter scale was registered early on Tuesday on Bulgarian territory, according to the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC).

Society » Environment | April 7, 2015, Tuesday // 08:03 | Viewed: 1191

Doctors in Bulgaria to Stage Symbolic Protest over New Funding Model

Doctors at a number of hospitals in Bulgaria will stage symbolic protests on their professional holiday, April 7, over the new methodology of distribution of financing.

Society » Health | April 7, 2015, Tuesday // 07:51 | Viewed: 1288

Romanian Commercials Featuring Bulgarian Actors Turn into Internet Hit

Bulgarian actors speak in their mother tongue in humorous commercials of Romanian mobile operator on national TV in the northern Bulgarian neighbor.

Society » Culture | April 6, 2015, Monday // 12:55 | Viewed: 1972

Code Orange Issued in 12 Bulgaria Districts over Bad Weather

A code orange warning has been issued by authorities in twelve Bulgaria districts as Southern and Eastern Bulgaria have seen heavy downpours in the past 24 hours.

Society » Environment | April 6, 2015, Monday // 08:02 | Viewed: 4029

Severe Crash Leaves 25 People Injured, One in Critical State

A 49-year old woman is in a coma and her life is currently in danger after the severe crash near Varbitsa. Another 56-year old woman passed away late on Saturday.

Society » Incidents | April 5, 2015, Sunday // 13:26 | Viewed: 1687

Farmers' Market for Bulgarian Products Opens in Sofia

A special market selling only Bulgarian agricultural products was launched on Saturday in Sofia, a week before Orthodox Christians mark Easter.

Society | April 4, 2015, Saturday // 15:58 | Viewed: 1968

Bulgaria to Tighten Control on Disability Pension Certificates

Bulgaria's Labor Minister Ivaylo Kalfin has come up with new proposals to amend the pension system, including measures to curb the unjustified allocation of disability pensions.

Society | April 4, 2015, Saturday // 14:12 | Viewed: 1292

Parents of Impaired Children Stage Protest in Sofia

''We demand rights, and not limitations,'' stated parents of children with impairments who gathered to stage an all-national protest in front of the Bulgarian Council of Ministers.

Society | April 3, 2015, Friday // 13:15 | Viewed: 1106