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Bulgaria's Bansko Slowly Recovering after Massive Flood

Authorities are to life the state of emergency in the southwestern Bulgarian ski resort of Bansko on Thursday as the situation is getting back to normal after heavy floods.

Society » Environment | November 10, 2016, Thursday // 12:01 | Viewed: 2324

November 10: It's Bulgarian Democracy's Birthday

Bulgarians mark on November 10 the 27th anniversary of events that led to the demise of the communist regime.

Society | November 10, 2016, Thursday // 07:34 | Viewed: 1934

Bulgaria Ranks 57th in Legatum's Prosperity Index

In ten years, Bulgaria has climbed three positions in the Prosperity Index of the London-based Legatum Institute, but bad scores in the management, health care and personal freedom sub-indices leave the country at the bottom of the ranking among EU member

Society | November 8, 2016, Tuesday // 17:04 | Viewed: 1393

Code Orange Warning in Bulgaria over Severe Weather Conditions

A Code Orange alert has been announced by Bulgarian weather authorities for many of the counry's regions.

Society » Environment | November 8, 2016, Tuesday // 07:53 | Viewed: 6290

Israeli Nationals 'Attacked' Near Bulgaria Presidency

An assault was committed on four Israeli nationals in downtown Sofia, Bulgaria, the public broadcaster says.

Society » Incidents | November 6, 2016, Sunday // 11:58 | Viewed: 1694

Bulgaria Medics Trial: Libya Ex-Official Blames Gaddafi Regime in HIV Scandal

Two high-profile officials of late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's regime deliberately infected more than 400 children with HIV, the notes of former Libyan PM Shukri Ghanem read, AFP says.

Society | November 6, 2016, Sunday // 10:33 | Viewed: 1442

Roman Bath Walls Uncovered in Bulgaria's Plovdiv

The massive walls of a Roman bath with impressive architecture were uncovered surprisingly during a clearing of a private property at the very centre of Plovdiv.

Society » Archaeology | November 4, 2016, Friday // 16:18 | Viewed: 2313

French Bataclan Theatre To Re-open With Sting Concert

The Bataclan theatre in the French capital Paris, which was the scene of a terrorist act last year, will open doors again on November 12, reported AFP, cited by Focus agency.

Society | November 4, 2016, Friday // 11:05 | Viewed: 2455

Paris Environmental Agreement Enters Into Force

The Paris Environmental Agreement entered into force officially on Friday, reported Reuters, cited by BTA.

Society » Environment | November 4, 2016, Friday // 10:11 | Viewed: 5306

Kinomania Festival to Feature New Almod?var, Woody Allen, Mel Gibson Movies

Kinomania, one of the landmark film festivals in Sofia, begins next week, offering both newly released movies and masterpieces of the past few decades.

Society » Culture | November 3, 2016, Thursday // 09:55 | Viewed: 3906

32 Bulgarians To Set Off for Antarctica

Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev awarded the Bulgarian Antarctic Institute with the honorary symbol of the head of state, reported Nova TV.

Society » Environment | November 2, 2016, Wednesday // 19:07 | Viewed: 2647

Body of Hiker Found in Bulgaria's Stara Planina

Rescuers have found the body of Miroslav Kasovski, the IT programmer who went missing in Stara Planina (the Balkan Mountains) last week.

Society » Incidents | November 2, 2016, Wednesday // 12:22 | Viewed: 2268

Bulgarian Architect Shoots Documentary on Glagolitic Script

A Bulgarian architect has made a documentary about the Glagolitic alphabet, the oldest known Slavic alphabet, daily 24 reports.

Society » Culture | November 2, 2016, Wednesday // 09:35 | Viewed: 7121

Fingerprint Authentication Mandatory in Bulgarian Hospitals As Of November 1

The new system for fingerprint authentication has been introduced in all health facilities in Bulgaria as of November 1.

Society » Health | November 1, 2016, Tuesday // 15:54 | Viewed: 6155

Bulgaria Marks National Enlighteners' Day

Bulgaria is honouring on Tuesday 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 | November 1, 2016, Tuesday // 07:59 | Viewed: 1428

Massive Search Underway for Hiker Missing in Bulgaria's Stara Planina

A search and rescue operation is to be renewed on Tuesday in the Stara Planina mountain for a 34-year-old man who went missing last week.

Society » Incidents | November 1, 2016, Tuesday // 07:34 | Viewed: 1953

R&D Spending in Bulgaria Up in 2015, Mostly Driven by Businesses

Expenditure on research and development (R&D) activity in Bulgaria increased by nearly a quarter compared to the year before, preliminary national statistics show.

Society » Education | October 31, 2016, Monday // 15:02 | Viewed: 1902

Bulgaria Ranked 1st by Road Fatalities in Europe

Bulgaria had the biggest number of road fatalities in the EU last year, European Commission data shows.

Society » Incidents | October 29, 2016, Saturday // 16:25 | Viewed: 3621

Protest Held in Bulgarian Village over Migrant Center Plans

Several hundred people have demonstrated against government plans to accommodate migrats near the village of Boyanovo, Southern Bulgaria.

Society | October 29, 2016, Saturday // 14:25 | Viewed: 3879

Sofia Central Area Effectively Blocked over 'Referendum Concert'

Sofia's downtown area is being subjected to a blockade for most of the weekend ahead of a concert staged by talkshow host Slavi Trifonov.

Society | October 29, 2016, Saturday // 12:39 | Viewed: 2424

Bulgaria Switches to Winter Time on Sunday

Bulgaria will change to winter time on 04:00 EEST October 30, with clocks going back to 03:00 (EET).

Society | October 29, 2016, Saturday // 10:42 | Viewed: 3167
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