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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: 1226

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: 873

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: 1321

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: 974

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: 2311

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: 1166

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: 1446

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: 1896

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: 1132

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: 968

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: 1444

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: 1678

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: 1846

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: 1345

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: 1116

Bulgaria PM Borisov Safe as His Plane Returns to Sofia over Technical Glitch

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has returned safely to Sofia Airport on Wednesday evening after his aircraft developed a technical malfunction shortly after takeoff, 24 Chasa daily reported.

Society » Incidents | February 11, 2015, Wednesday // 21:09 | Viewed: 1296

New Boat Incident in Mediterranean Leaves 200 Migrants Dead

More than 200 migrants died after their boats sank as they were attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea from Libya to Italy.

Society » Incidents | February 11, 2015, Wednesday // 13:56 | Viewed: 751

60% of Calls to 112 Emergency Phone Number in 2014 Were Unjustified

Around 60% of the calls to the 112 emergency phone number in 2014 were unjustified, according to Stoyan Gramatikov, head of the National System 112 Directorate at the Interior Ministry.

Society » Health | February 11, 2015, Wednesday // 12:21 | Viewed: 789

Personalities in the News 2014 Poll Closes in 5 Days

Voting is nearing its end in the "Personalities in the News" 2014 poll, organized Bulgaria's largest English-language news website Novinite.

Society | February 11, 2015, Wednesday // 11:26 | Viewed: 770

Fastest Human-Powered Vehicles in the World Invented by Bulgarian

For more than 14 years, the brand Varna has been holding the world record on the fastest human-propelled vehicles.

Society » Culture | February 11, 2015, Wednesday // 10:35 | Viewed: 1332