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Balkan Rakia Fest To Take Place In Sofia

The second edition of the Balkan Rakia Fest will take place in Hall 6 of Sofia's National Palace of Culture (NDK) between October 23 and 26.

Society » Culture | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 15:28 | Viewed: 1605

Sliven, Burgas Regions – The 'Youngest' In Bulgaria

The regions of Sliven and Burgas have the highest percentage of young population, shows data of Eurostat, quoted by Bulgarian-language media.

Society | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 14:05 | Viewed: 805

Shuttle Bus Driver Pulls Gun On Jaywalker In Sofia

A shuttle bus driver pulled a gun on a jaywalker after an argument at the intersection of Slivnitsa boulevard and Opalchenska street in Sofia, reports the BNR public broadcaster.

Society » Incidents | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 11:45 | Viewed: 883

Plovdiv to Receive BGN 20 M to Implement 2019 European Capital of Culture Program

Bulgaria’s southern city of Plovdiv is to receive a total of BGN 20 million to implement the program with which it won the European Capital of Culture (ECOC) competition for 2019.

Society » Culture | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 09:56 | Viewed: 908

Varna Hospital To Transplant Stem Cells For Leukaemia Treatment

By the end of the year the University Hospital St.

Society » Health | October 15, 2014, Wednesday // 19:26 | Viewed: 1159

Bulgaria's Government Dismisses Head Of Agency for Bulgarians Abroad

Bulgaria's caretaker PM Georgi Bliznashki dismissed the head of the State Agency for Bulgarians Abroad, Yordan Yanev, reports news.

Society | October 15, 2014, Wednesday // 17:49 | Viewed: 1457

Bulgaria to Provide Humanitarian Aid to Gaza Strip

Bulgaria's government will allocate BGN 97,800 humanitarian aid to alleviate the severe socioeconomic and humanitarian situation in Gaza, the government's press center has announced.

Society | October 15, 2014, Wednesday // 17:48 | Viewed: 1053

At Least BGN 0.5B More Needed for Healthcare in 2015 – Expert

At least BGN 0.

Society » Health | October 15, 2014, Wednesday // 16:30 | Viewed: 804

State Agency Issues Thousands of Certificates of Bulgarian Origin without Proof

The State Agency for Bulgarians Abroad has issued thousands of certificates of Bulgarian origin to citizens of Albania, Kosovo and Macedonia, without having received any proof of their Bulgarian origins.

Society | October 15, 2014, Wednesday // 13:51 | Viewed: 1107

Attempt to Murder Tsvetan Vasilev Is in Preparation - Lawyer

Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB) majority owner Tsvetan Vasilev's lawyer Konstantin Simeonov said Wednesday the murder of his client has been ordered from Bulgaria and is now in preparation.

Society | October 15, 2014, Wednesday // 10:52 | Viewed: 765

ICANN Approves Bulgaria's National Domain .BG in Cyrillic

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has approved the national domain of Bulgaria, the Ministry of Transport and Communications said, Tuesday.

Society | October 14, 2014, Tuesday // 17:45 | Viewed: 1110

Archaeologists Excavate Late Antiquity Basilica At Hisarluka

Archaeologists excavate remains of late antiquity basilica and a medieval fortress at the Hisaluka hill near Bulgaria's Kyustendil.

Society » Archaeology | October 14, 2014, Tuesday // 13:19 | Viewed: 1155

Archaeologists Uncover Secret Tunnels Beneath Bulgaria's Pliska

The archaeological team of Mariela Inkova uncovered a network of secret tunnels under the first capital of Bulgaria – Pliska, reports BGNES.

Society » Archaeology | October 14, 2014, Tuesday // 10:51 | Viewed: 1654

Nearly 80% Of Bulgarians Like Democracy, But Not How It Works

Nearly 80% of Bulgarians approve of the democratic system, but are not satisfied with how it functions in the country.

Society | October 13, 2014, Monday // 14:59 | Viewed: 802

Bulgaria's Youth Unemployment Decreases

The level of youth unemployment in Bulgaria decreases, said Elka Dimitrova, head of the Labour Market Policies department at the Labour and Social Policies Ministry, quoted by BTA.

Society | October 13, 2014, Monday // 14:45 | Viewed: 848

Sofia Zoo To Get Penguins, Kangaroos

The Sofia Zoo has arranged to get new animals, among which will be Humboldt Penguins and kangaroos, said the recently appointed director of the zoo Manol Neikov, quoted by the Standart daily.

Society » Environment | October 13, 2014, Monday // 13:33 | Viewed: 725

51 People Detained At Bulgaria's Borders Over Weekend

A total of 51 persons were apprehended at Bulgaria's border checkpoints over the weekend, the Ministry of Interior informs.

Society | October 13, 2014, Monday // 12:30 | Viewed: 851

Smart Traffic Lights To Regulate Public Transport In Sofia

The traffic lights at 20 of the busiest Sofia intersections will be updated to allow public transport vehicles to cross faster, reports the Pressa daily.

Society | October 13, 2014, Monday // 12:06 | Viewed: 773

Human Error Is Most Likely Cause Of Gorni Lom Blast

Human error is the most likely cause of the deadly blast in the Midzhur explosives factory in the village of Gorni Lom, which killed 15 people on October 1, said caretaker Interior Minister Yordan Bakalov.

Society » Incidents | October 13, 2014, Monday // 11:10 | Viewed: 710

Future of 38 Midzhur Plant Workers Uncertain after Blast Prompts Layoffs

At least 38 employees of the Mizdhur explosives factory leveled to the ground by a huge blast last week will be laid off after the incident, authorities say.

Society » Incidents | October 12, 2014, Sunday // 15:21 | Viewed: 842

Twenty Killed, Over 200 Injured in Car Accidents in Bulgaria 1-10 Oct

Twenty people have lost their lives and more than 200 others were injured in road traffic accidents in Bulgaria since the beginning of October, BTV reported on Saturday.

Society » Incidents | October 11, 2014, Saturday // 12:47 | Viewed: 1948