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International Yoga Day to Be Marked in Bulgaria Next Week

Sixteen Bulgarian cities will be part of the International Yoga Day celebrations on June 21, the organizers have said.

Society » Culture | June 13, 2016, Monday // 13:49 | Viewed: 5584

Bulgarian Authorities Prohibit Bathing at Polluted Beach in Varna

Bathing at the Officers' beach in Bulgaria’s Black Sea capital of Varna has been prohibited due to polluted water.

Society » Environment | June 13, 2016, Monday // 13:49 | Viewed: 1829

Building Collapse in Italy’s Milan Kills Three, Gas Leak Suspected

Three people have died and nine others were injured in Milan, Italy when a residential building partially collapsed in an explosion possibly caused by a gas leak, ANSA reported on Sunday.

Society » Incidents | June 12, 2016, Sunday // 13:32 | Viewed: 1538

Blast at Shanghai Airport Leaves Three Injured

A blast rocked Shanghai Pudong International Airport, leaving three people injured, Xinhua reported on Sunday.

Society » Incidents | June 12, 2016, Sunday // 12:36 | Viewed: 1654

Lidia Ganeva to Represent Bulgaria at 2016 Junior Eurovision Song Contest

Lidia Ganeva won Bulgaria's national selection for the 2016 Junior Eurovision Song Contest in Sofia on Saturday evening.

Society » Culture | June 12, 2016, Sunday // 11:24 | Viewed: 2021

Rival Pro-Western, Pro-Russian Rallies Taking Place in Downtown Sofia

Rival pro-Western and pro-Russian protests were held in the centre of the Bulgarian capital on Saturday.

Society | June 11, 2016, Saturday // 13:13 | Viewed: 2554

4.7-Magnitude Earthquake Felt in Bulgaria's Montana

An earthquake of magnitude 4.

Society » Environment | June 9, 2016, Thursday // 09:49 | Viewed: 1709

Maxim Behar Becomes First Bulgarian to Appear in Global Power Book

Bulgarian PR expert, businessman, journalist and diplomat, Maxim Behar, was included in this year's edition of the Global Power Book, the definitive guide to the brightest and most influential PR professionals around the world.

Society | June 8, 2016, Wednesday // 12:02 | Viewed: 9930

Bad Weather in Bulgaria Expected to Last on Monday, Tuesday

A week of low temperatures is expected across Bulgaria, with rainfall mostly in the country's west, the national weather service says.

Society » Environment | June 6, 2016, Monday // 09:59 | Viewed: 3145

Belgium Train Crash Kills 3, Injures Many

At least three people have died in a train crash in the Eastern Belgian town of Hermalle-sous-Huy, the country's public broadcaster says.

Society » Incidents | June 6, 2016, Monday // 07:52 | Viewed: 2037

Museum of Roses Opens in Bulgaria's Kazanlak

Bulgaria has long been among world leaders in the production and export of rose oil, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said while opening the new Musem of Roses of Bulgaria on Sunday.

Society | June 5, 2016, Sunday // 15:07 | Viewed: 3535

Exhibition Displays Personal Belongings of Bulgarian Revolutionary Hristo Botev

An unique exhibition displaying personal belongings of Bulgarian revolutionary and poet Hristo Botev was unveiled at the building of the presidential institution in downtown Sofia on Saturday.

Society | June 4, 2016, Saturday // 14:04 | Viewed: 1702

Sofia Neighbourhood Continues to Protest Against Systematic Roma Violence

Following a protest on Thursday, more than 500 people gathered in a peaceful procession in the northeastern neighbourhood of Botunets in the Bulgarian capital on Friday to complain of being systematically harassed by their Roma neighbours.

Society » Incidents | June 4, 2016, Saturday // 11:55 | Viewed: 3037

Legendary Heavyweight Boxer Muhammad Ali Dies Aged 74

Legendary US boxer Muhammad Ali passed away at the age of 74 at a hospital in Phoenix, Arizona on Friday.

Society » Obituaries | June 4, 2016, Saturday // 10:55 | Viewed: 2206

14-Year-Old Girl Goes Missing in Danube River Near Bulgaria's Silistra

A fourteen-year-old girl has gone missing in the Danube river near the northeastern Bulgarian town of Silistra.

Society » Incidents | June 3, 2016, Friday // 09:21 | Viewed: 1992

Sofia Neighbourhood Protests Against Systematic Roma Abuse

Hundreds of protesters gathered in the neighbourhood of Botunets located in the northeastern part of the Bulgarian capital on Thursday.

Society » Incidents | June 3, 2016, Friday // 08:46 | Viewed: 2879

Investigators Reportedly Received Signals from Crashed EgyptAir Plane’s Black Box

Electronic signals presumed to come from a black box of the EgyptAir passenger jet that crashed last month, have been detected in the Mediterranean, AP reported on Wednesday.

Society » Incidents | June 1, 2016, Wednesday // 16:14 | Viewed: 1689

Burgas Becomes Fourth Bulgarian City to Ban Wearing of Face-Covering Veils

The Black Sea city of Burgas became the fourth Bulgarian city to ban the wearing in public places of garments that completely or partially conceal the face.

Society | June 1, 2016, Wednesday // 13:08 | Viewed: 5368

First Festival of Italian Cinema to Begin in Sofia on Tuesday

The Bulgarian capital will host the "First festival of Italian cinema in Bulgaria – David di Donatello Award" between May 31 and June 6.

Society » Culture | May 30, 2016, Monday // 10:12 | Viewed: 2796

Confidence in Bulgarian President Reaches Its Lowest Since Start of Term – Poll

According to the monthly political and economic index of Gallup International released on Sunday, the public confidence in Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has reached its lowest level since the beginning of his term in January 2012.

Society | May 29, 2016, Sunday // 16:51 | Viewed: 1770

Bulgaria's President Pays Tribute to Victims of Communist Rule

No punishment has yet been delivered for crimes committed under Communist rule, Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev said on Saturday.

Society | May 28, 2016, Saturday // 14:47 | Viewed: 1794