Bulgarian Chief Mufti's Office: Charlie Hebdo Attack 'Blow to All Muslims'

Bulgaria's top Islamic institution has condemned the attack on French magazine Charlie Hebdo and the murder of twelve people by gunmen.

Society | January 9, 2015, Friday // 12:51 | Viewed: 605

Number of Single-Member Households in Bulgaria Records Increase – NSI

According to data from the latest population census, which took place in 2011, slightly over 3 million households live in Bulgaria, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) reports.

Society | January 8, 2015, Thursday // 13:11 | Viewed: 704

Novinite's Team Voicing Solidarity with Charlie Hebdo after Deadly Attack

Novinite is voicing its solidarity with the French weekly Charlie Hebdo, its editorial team and the entire French nation after the bloody attack which left twelve people dead and eleven injured on January 7, 2015.

Society | January 8, 2015, Thursday // 10:36 | Viewed: 923

Website of Bulgaria's Energy Watchdog Hacked

Hackers have taken down the website of DKEVR, the Bulgarian energy regulator.

Society » Incidents | January 8, 2015, Thursday // 08:49 | Viewed: 662

Over 300 000 Bulgarians Celebrating St John the Baptist on Wednesday

Bulgarians with the name Ivan (and its derivatives) are celebrating St John the Baptist, or Ivanovden as it is locally known, on January 7.

Society | January 7, 2015, Wednesday // 11:20 | Viewed: 628

Paintings Confiscated from Bulgaria's KTB 'Were Gift to Tsvetan Vasilev'

A collection of twenty artworks at the Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB) seized by Bulgaria's prosecuting authority on Wednesday afternoon were a present to the bank's majority owner Tsvetan Vasilev, his lawyer says.

Society | January 7, 2015, Wednesday // 10:23 | Viewed: 925

Bulgarian Telecom Vivacom Suffers Major Outage

Bulgaria's largest telecommunications company Vivacom suffered a major outage on Tuesday, leaving its subscribers without access to their mobile phones and the Internet.

Society » Incidents | January 6, 2015, Tuesday // 17:31 | Viewed: 1893

Novinite's Personalities in the News 2014 Poll Is Open by mid-February

Bulgaria's largest English-language media Novinite.

Society | January 6, 2015, Tuesday // 13:59 | Viewed: 817

Bulgarians to Celebrate Epiphany Diving in Ice-Cold Waters to Get Holy Cross

In the cold of winter, young men all over Bulgaria are to jump into rivers and lakes, keeping an old tradition in celebrating the Christian Orthodox feast of Epiphany.

Society | January 6, 2015, Tuesday // 08:11 | Viewed: 1226

Director Aleksandar Morfov Heads Bulgaria's National Theater after Quitting

Prominent theater director Aleksandar Morfov is the new interim head of the National Theater Ivan Vazov as of Monday, January 5.

Society » Culture | January 5, 2015, Monday // 12:48 | Viewed: 1018

Bulgarians Walk Most in EU – Eurobarometer

A quarter of Bulgarians point to walking as being their most frequent mode of transport, the latest Eurobarometer survey on quality of transport shows.

Society | January 5, 2015, Monday // 09:35 | Viewed: 917

Bulgaria's Capital Sofia Marks 137th Liberation Anniversary

Bulgarian capital Sofia marks Sunday the 137th anniversary since its liberation from Ottoman rule.

Society | January 4, 2015, Sunday // 12:23 | Viewed: 5048

Three EU Countries 'to Send 7500 Refugees Back to Bulgaria'

Germany, Austria and Hungary would like to return about 7500 people with a refugee status to Bulgaria, media reports suggest.

Society | January 4, 2015, Sunday // 11:37 | Viewed: 3173

Minister Pledges New Education Act, Substantial Increase in Teacher Salaries

Minister Todor Tanev has pledged a new Education Act instead of patchy amendments and insertions to the existing one.

Society » Education | January 4, 2015, Sunday // 11:25 | Viewed: 974

Study Shows Bulgarians Are True Europeans – BAS

Bulgarians are in the middle when their appearance is compared to that of other Europeans, shows a recent study of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS).

Society | January 3, 2015, Saturday // 16:42 | Viewed: 1454

Heavy Traffic Expected as Bulgarians Return Home after Holidays

The “Great Return” home begins as the end of the holiday season approaches in Bulgaria, with heavy traffic expected both on Saturday and Sunday.

Society | January 3, 2015, Saturday // 15:56 | Viewed: 5076

Nearly 2000 Babies Abandoned in Bulgaria in 2014

Nearly 2000 babies were abandoned in Bulgaria during 2014, the main reasons being poverty and problems in education.

Society | January 3, 2015, Saturday // 15:02 | Viewed: 2403

Search for AirAsia Jet Continues as Teams Find `Two Large Objects`

The teams searching for the bodies and debris of AirAsia flight QZ8501 found “two large objects” in the Java Sea.

Society » Incidents | January 3, 2015, Saturday // 11:53 | Viewed: 725

Rescuers Retrieve Black Box of Norman Atlantic, Fear for Further Victims

Firefighters and investigators boarded the wrecked Norman Atlantic ferry on Friday, after it had been towed to the Italian port of Brindisi.

Society » Incidents | January 3, 2015, Saturday // 10:51 | Viewed: 1083

Minor Tremor Rocks Sofia

An earth tremor of low intensity rocked Bulgaria’s capital Sofia on Friday afternoon but no injuries or damage were reported.

Society » Incidents | January 2, 2015, Friday // 19:11 | Viewed: 1320

Italian Coast Guard Secure Drifting Cargo Ship Carrying Migrants

A coast guard vessel was towing to safety on Friday a ship with some 450 migrants aboard that had been abandoned by its crew and left drifting without power off Italy's southeastern coast.

Society » Incidents | January 2, 2015, Friday // 13:11 | Viewed: 865