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Heavy Rain, Expected in Bulgaria on Tuesday, Hail Possible

Bulgaria's weather service has issued a Code Yellow warning for most of the country, with torrential rains and low temperatures in 25 of its 28 regions.

Society » Environment | May 3, 2016, Tuesday // 07:42 | Viewed: 2641

Bulgarian Faithful Hold Easter Procession with 'Virgin Mary Icon'

Bulgarian Orthodox faithful held the traditional Easter procession on Monday at Bachkovo monastery.

Society » Culture | May 2, 2016, Monday // 13:29 | Viewed: 2387

Bulgaria Enforces Restrictions to Truck Movement for Holiday Returns

Heavy trucks (over 12 tons) cannot move across Bulgaria between 14:00 and 20:00 local time (EEST) on Monday, authorities have said.

Society | May 2, 2016, Monday // 10:59 | Viewed: 2388

Alexander Nevsky Cathedral to Remain Open All Night on Sunday

The landmark St Alexander Nevsky cathedral in central Sofia will remain open throughout the night on Sunday into Monday, Focus News Agency quotes clerical officials as saying.

Society » Culture | May 1, 2016, Sunday // 17:14 | Viewed: 2327

Bulgarian Police Estimate 20 000 Drivers Have No Licenses

As many as 20 000 people in Bulgaria drive without having a valid license, police say.

Society | May 1, 2016, Sunday // 12:58 | Viewed: 2993

Bulgaria Celebrates 140 Years Since April Uprising

Bulgaria marks the 140th anniversary of the 1876 April Uprising for the liberation of Bulgaria.

Society | May 1, 2016, Sunday // 10:43 | Viewed: 2110

Bulgarians Celebrate Orthodox Easter

Millions of Orthodox Christians around the world, including in Bulgaria, are celebrating the greatest Christian holiday, Easter, the resurrection of Christ.

Society | May 1, 2016, Sunday // 10:25 | Viewed: 2189

Heavy Traffic Across Bulgaria Set to Continue on Good Friday

Heavy traffic and heightened police presence are expected across Bulgaria on Friday as people continue their trips on the first day from the Easter holiday - Good Friday.

Society | April 29, 2016, Friday // 10:43 | Viewed: 2804

Heavy Traffic Across Bulgaria as People Embark on Trips for Easter

There will be heavy traffic and heightened police presence on Bulgaria's motorways and main roads on Thursday afternoon as most people are embarking on their trips for the forthcoming Easter holiday, which will last between April 29 and May 2.

Society | April 28, 2016, Thursday // 16:10 | Viewed: 2655

Bulgarian Media 'Partly Free' - Freedom House Report

Media outlets in Bulgaria are partly free along with most countries in Southern and Southeast Europe, the 2016 Freedom of the Press report shows.

Society | April 28, 2016, Thursday // 12:24 | Viewed: 2103

Bulgaria MPs Revoke Beach Camping Ban in 2nd Reading

Lawmakers have reversed a ban on beach camping out of specially designated place which was voted earlier this spring, but sparked protests.

Society » Environment | April 28, 2016, Thursday // 11:55 | Viewed: 2627

Soilwork Also Joins Kavarna Rock Fest 2016

Swedish melodic death metal band Soilwork is also joining Kavarna Rock music festival this year, organizers have said.

Society » Culture | April 27, 2016, Wednesday // 09:31 | Viewed: 6445

Kavarna Rock Fest 2016: First 3 Bands Confirmed

The annual rock & metal festival in the seaside town of Kavarna will take place despite fears Kavarna's new administration was considering an end to a decade-old tradition.

Society » Culture | April 26, 2016, Tuesday // 11:28 | Viewed: 5999

Al Di Meola to Play at Sofia Guitar Festival in May

Legendary jazz musician Al Di Meola is to perform in Bulgaria for another time at the end of May.

Society » Culture | April 26, 2016, Tuesday // 10:59 | Viewed: 5869

Bulgaria's Weather Service Warns of Strong Wind Throughout Bulgaria

A Code Yellow warning has been declared over gale-force winds in Bulgaria for April 26, Tuesday, the national weather service has said.

Society » Environment | April 26, 2016, Tuesday // 08:29 | Viewed: 4543

Sofia's Renovated Central Railway Station to Be Unveiled Tuesday

An official ceremony is due at the Sofia Central Station to mark the end of a two-year renovation process, the Transport Ministry says.

Society | April 26, 2016, Tuesday // 07:58 | Viewed: 3929

Incident at Arms Manufacturing Plant Kills Two in Bulgaria's Kazanlak

Incident at the Arsenal arms manufacturing plant in the Bulgarian town of Kazanlak claimed the lives of two workers on Monday.

Society » Incidents | April 25, 2016, Monday // 11:58 | Viewed: 3658

Protesters in Sofia Demand Legalisation of Cannabis

The participants in a procession held in the centre of the Bulgarian capital on Sunday demanded the legalisation of cannabis.

Society | April 24, 2016, Sunday // 17:04 | Viewed: 5180

Bulgaria's Varna Sets Guinness World Record for Largest Human DNA Helix

A total of 4000 people gathered on the southern beach in the Bulgarian city of Varna on Saturday, setting a Guinness World Record for the largest human DNA helix.

Society | April 24, 2016, Sunday // 13:56 | Viewed: 6001

Orthodox Christians Celebrate Palm Sunday

Orthodox Christians are celebrating Palm Sunday this Sunday, marking a week before the celebration of Orthodox Easter.

Society | April 24, 2016, Sunday // 12:55 | Viewed: 4834

Bulgaria Celebrates St Lazar's Day on Saturday

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church marks Saturday the traditional St.

Society » Culture | April 23, 2016, Saturday // 16:03 | Viewed: 2582