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Bulgarian Sailor Went Missing near Point Penmarc'h, NW France

A Bulgarian sailor, member of the crew of crude oil tanker Nordic Mistral, has been missing since Thursday afternoon.

Society » Incidents | May 15, 2015, Friday // 16:33 | Viewed: 1192

Sofia's Population Grew by 7000 in 2014

The population of Bulgaria's capital Sofia and of the other largest cities in the country increased in 2014, an inquiry has suggested.

Society | May 15, 2015, Friday // 10:49 | Viewed: 1348

Simon Watt's Frogs and Friends

How much do you know about frogs? Simon Watt thinks there is much to learn: including the fact they are better than most people he knows.

Society | May 15, 2015, Friday // 09:42 | Viewed: 1062

Blues Legend BB King Dies Aged 89

Guitarist and singer BB King has died at the age of 89, international media report.

Society » Obituaries | May 15, 2015, Friday // 09:22 | Viewed: 950

Ryanair Plane Damaged by 'Big Bird' in Bulgaria's Plovdiv

A Ryanair plane was struck by a bird while landing at Plovdiv Airport at about 21:00 on Wednesday evening, local news sources say.

Society » Incidents | May 14, 2015, Thursday // 16:21 | Viewed: 2492

Commission VP Georgieva 'Most Influential Bulgarian Twitter User'

EU Commission Vice President Kristalina Georgieva is Bulgaria's most influential personality on Twitter, a recent poll has shown.

Society | May 14, 2015, Thursday // 15:40 | Viewed: 1021

Night of Museums to Take Place in Bulgaria on Saturday

The Night of Museums will take place in Bulgaria on Saturday, with tens of museums and galleries opening their doors until midnight for visitors to explore their exhibitions for free.

Society » Culture | May 14, 2015, Thursday // 12:19 | Viewed: 2243

Sofia Science Festival Kicks Off

For a fifth year in a row the Sofia Science Festival is being held in Bulgaria's capital, bringing togerher dozens of scientists and inspiring amateurs, teachers, kids and parents alike.

Society | May 14, 2015, Thursday // 10:38 | Viewed: 1264

Bulgarian Population to Decrease to 5.5 Million in 2060 – EU Commission

According to forecasts of the European Commission, the population of Bulgaria will decrease to 5.5 million by 2060.

Society | May 13, 2015, Wednesday // 13:13 | Viewed: 1956

ICOMOS Expresses Concern About Bulgaria's Cultural Heritage

In a letter to the Bulgarian authorities, the International Council on Monuments and Sties (ICOMOS) expressed its concern about the country's endangered cultural heritage.

Society » Culture | May 11, 2015, Monday // 14:49 | Viewed: 1445

Bulgarian Movie Wins Best International Film Award in New York

The Bulgarian movie “The Sinking of Sozopol” was awarded the best international feature film at the New York City International Film Festival.

Society » Culture | May 11, 2015, Monday // 11:44 | Viewed: 2358

Monument to Cyrillic Alphabet to Be Unveiled in Mongolia

A 5-meter-tall monument to the Cyrillic alphabet is to be unveiled by Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev during his visit to Mongolia on May 11.

Society » Culture | May 11, 2015, Monday // 09:58 | Viewed: 1673

Five Die in Bulgaria as Car Hits Utility Pole

Five people died as a car hit an electric pole, tumbling itself over and knocking the pole down in a southwestern Bulgarian village, police say.

Society » Incidents | May 11, 2015, Monday // 07:37 | Viewed: 2250

Bulgaria's Former Vice President Atanas Semerdzhiev Dies at 90

Former Bulgarian Vice President (1990-1992) Gen. Atanas Semerdzhiev has died, the BNR radio station reported on Friday.

Society » Obituaries | May 8, 2015, Friday // 14:53 | Viewed: 1321

Bulgaria's Stara Zagora Citizens Protest Against Minks Farm Construction

The citizens of Stara Zagora have started a protest against the planned construction of a farm, whose main activity will be burning of minks in the nearby village of Madzherito.

Society » Environment | May 8, 2015, Friday // 11:43 | Viewed: 2104

Subway Extension to Business Park Sofia Opens

Subway to the Sofia Business Park in Mladost 4 has been launched today.

Society | May 8, 2015, Friday // 07:50 | Viewed: 1725

Rome’s Fiumicino Airport Reopening After Fire

Rome's main Fiumicino airport was slowly reopening on Thursday following a ‘very violent fire’ at Terminal 3 overnight, authorities said.

Society » Incidents | May 7, 2015, Thursday // 20:12 | Viewed: 1203

Cabinet Allocates BGN 500 000 for Restoration of First Bulgarian Capital Pliska

The Bulgarian cabinet allocated on Thursday BGN 500 000 for archaeological and restoration works at the first Bulgarian capital of Pliska.

Society » Archaeology | May 7, 2015, Thursday // 17:56 | Viewed: 1261

Bulgarian Drivers Pledge Support for H2Obicham Campaign

The Union of Bulgarian Autho-drivers (SBA) has now shown support for the national campaign H2Obicham.

Society | May 7, 2015, Thursday // 15:58 | Viewed: 1056

Monument to Bulgarian Writer Ivan Vazov to be Unveiled in Argentina

A bust monument dedicated to the prominent Bulgarian writer Ivan Vazov will be soon unveiled in the Argentinian town of Berisso

Society » Culture | May 7, 2015, Thursday // 14:51 | Viewed: 1332

Bulgaria Has Fifth Largest Share of Obese Children in Europe – WHO

According to the latest figures of WHO, which were presented in Prague on Wednesday, Bulgaria has the fifth largest share of obese or overweight children under the age of five in Europe.

Society » Health | May 7, 2015, Thursday // 13:44 | Viewed: 1324