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Parts Of Sofia To Have No Hot Water Due to Renovations

Hot water supply in parts of Bulgaria's Sofia will be temporarily suspended between August 16 and 18 for equipment repairs, said the central heating utility Toplofikatsia Sofia.

Society | August 16, 2014, Saturday // 10:33 | Viewed: 1153

Photo Exhibition Of Sofia's Old Public Baths To Be Set Up

An open air photo exhibition of Sofia's old public baths will be set up in front of the National Theatre “Ivan Vazov”, starting August 28.

Society » Culture | August 15, 2014, Friday // 15:40 | Viewed: 3403

Lucky Winner from Sofia Hits BGN 7.2 M Jackpot Of Toto Lottery

A lucky winner guessed the six digits of the Thursday draw of Bulgaria's toto lottery and will walk away with the jackpot of BGN 7 258 184, report the media.

Society | August 15, 2014, Friday // 10:03 | Viewed: 1123

Code Yellow Warning For Extreme Heat Issued

Bulgaria's meteorologists issued a code yellow warning for dangerously hot weather in 18 regions on Friday.

Society | August 15, 2014, Friday // 10:00 | Viewed: 1507

Unemployment in Bulgaria Down to 11.4% in Q2 2014

In Q2 2014 there were 381.8 thousand unemployed Bulgarians and the unemployment rates in the country were 11.4%, data collected by the National Statistical Institute indicated.

Society | August 14, 2014, Thursday // 15:10 | Viewed: 945

Sofia Comics Expo Starts In Sofia On August 15

The first international exhibition of comics in Bulgaria – Sofia Comics Expo – opens for the public on August 15 in the gallery of the Union of Bulgarian Artists.

Society » Culture | August 14, 2014, Thursday // 13:44 | Viewed: 1903

Food – Most Significant Item In Bulgarians' Budget

Bulgarian spend the most significant part of their budget on food and soft drinks, shows the Q2 data of the National Statistics Institute.

Society | August 14, 2014, Thursday // 13:18 | Viewed: 1082

Code Yellow Issued Throughout Bulgaria Over Heatwave

Code Yellow has been issued throughout Bulgaria due to the high temperatures expected to range between 33 C and 38 C, Thursday.

Society | August 14, 2014, Thursday // 10:02 | Viewed: 1928

Childhood Obesity in Bulgaria Growing at Alarming Rate

Childhood obesity in Bulgaria has increased from 12.3% in 2008 to 13.9% in 2014, a new study among 3,353 children at the age of 7 has showed.

Society » Health | August 13, 2014, Wednesday // 16:44 | Viewed: 1340

Number of Bulgarian, Romanian Workers in UK Swelling

The number of Bulgarian and Romanian workers in the UK has reached a new high, according to a British media outlet.

Society | August 13, 2014, Wednesday // 15:52 | Viewed: 1262

Hollywood's Golden Age Actress Lauren Bacall Dies at 89

Iconic film and stage star Lauren Bacall has passed away at the age of 89.

Society » Obituaries | August 13, 2014, Wednesday // 11:48 | Viewed: 884

Heatwave Over Bulgaria To Last Until Week's End

The heatwave over Bulgaria will last till the weekend when a cold front would cool off the air, reports the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology.

Society | August 12, 2014, Tuesday // 16:47 | Viewed: 2196

Police Breaks By Mistake Into Home of Pensioners, Excuse Themselves

Police broke into the home of a 90-year-old pensioner and his wife in Bulgaria's town of Oryahovo early on Tuesday morning, reports the Bulgarian National Radio.

Society » Incidents | August 12, 2014, Tuesday // 15:38 | Viewed: 1241

Unemployment Rates in Bulgaria See Modest Decline in July

In July, the unemployment rates in Bulgaria registered a decline for the sixth consecutive month reaching 10.6%, according to data collected by the National Employment Agency.

Society | August 12, 2014, Tuesday // 12:40 | Viewed: 1027

New Medical Standards To Be Introduced for Bulgaria's GPs

New medical standards will be introduced for Bulgaria's GP medics, reports Sega daily.

Society » Health | August 12, 2014, Tuesday // 12:32 | Viewed: 1060

Dam Failure at 2 Reservoirs Most Likely Cause of Floods in NW Bulgaria

Rupturing in the walls of two dams in the northwestern Vratsa district caused the deadly flooding in the town of Mizia in early August.

Society » Incidents | August 12, 2014, Tuesday // 11:55 | Viewed: 990

Actor Robin Williams Found Dead, Suicide Suspected

Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams was found dead on Monday from a suspected suicide at his home in Northern California.

Society » Obituaries | August 12, 2014, Tuesday // 09:35 | Viewed: 894

Mark Zuckerberg Reportedly Is Of Bulgarian Descent

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is of Bulgarian descent, according to the Macedonian site Republika Online, quoting international media.

Society | August 11, 2014, Monday // 15:56 | Viewed: 1896

Rally Demanding Opening of KTB To Take Place on Monday

A rally demanding the immediate opening of the problem-stricken Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB) will take place in front of Bulgaria's Central Bank on Monday afternoon.

Society | August 11, 2014, Monday // 13:15 | Viewed: 987

Bulgarians Save Up More For Second Supplementary Pension in H1 2014

Bulgarians have saved some BGN 1813.61 on average for their second supplementary pension, the latest data provided by the Financial Supervision Commission showed.

Society | August 11, 2014, Monday // 12:28 | Viewed: 762

Bulgaria's Flood-Stricken Mizia Suffers from Water Shortage

The town of Mizia, where low-lying parts are still under water after last week's flash flood, is already facing scarcity of drinking water, authorities warn.

Society » Incidents | August 10, 2014, Sunday // 15:00 | Viewed: 1102
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