Bulgaria's Media Watchdog Sides with Public Radio on Music Royalties

The Council on Electronic Media (CEM) of Bulgaria has expressed concern with the news that no contemporary music will be airead by the BNR, the country's the public radio broadcaster.

Society | December 31, 2016, Saturday // 15:57 | Viewed: 1531

Thousands of Animals to Be Culled in Bulgaria's Stara Zagora over Bird Flu

Fifteen thousand livestock birds will have to be mortified as a bird flu epidemic is raging in the area of Stara Zagora, authorities say.

Society | December 31, 2016, Saturday // 10:40 | Viewed: 2177

Bulgaria's Public Radio Stops Playing Contemporary Music over Row

The Bulgarian National Radio will only play classical music, jazz and folklore as of January 01, its Director General says.

Society | December 31, 2016, Saturday // 09:22 | Viewed: 2200

Hundreds Stranded on Roads after Chain Crashes Near Bulgaria's Burgas

Part of Trakia motorway and a bypass route leading into Burgas will remain closed at least until the afternoon on Saturday as heavy chain-reaction crashes have left the roads jammed since Friday evening.

Society » Incidents | December 31, 2016, Saturday // 08:37 | Viewed: 4067

Code Yellow Warning in Force for Half of Bulgaria

Bulgaria's weather service has issued an alert for snowfall and heavy winds in Eastern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | December 30, 2016, Friday // 08:42 | Viewed: 3895

Bulgaria Denies Registration to Church of Flying Spaghetti Monster

A Bulgarian court on Tuesday turned down the registration of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, local media reported.

Society | December 29, 2016, Thursday // 11:01 | Viewed: 3355

Security Stepped Up in Sofia ahead of New Year Celebrations

Security measures are already being boosted across the Bulgarian capital Sofia as New Year celebrations approach, the Sofia Municipality says.

Society | December 29, 2016, Thursday // 10:22 | Viewed: 1291

Strong Winds Expected in Eastern, Southwestern Bulgaria

Bulgaria's weather service has issued a Code Yellow warning in 13 out of 28 regions in the country.

Society » Environment | December 29, 2016, Thursday // 10:03 | Viewed: 1910

Flu Epidemic Declared in Two Bulgarian Towns

The southern Bulgarian towns of Harmanli and Haskovo have declared a flu epidemic as of December 29, public broadcaster BNR reports.

Society » Health | December 29, 2016, Thursday // 09:33 | Viewed: 2800

Hitrino Blast: Donations to Bulgarian Red Cross Top BGN 2 M

The Bulgarian Red Cross says it has raised more than BGN 2 M within the nationwide donation campaign after the incident in Hitrino earlier in December.

Society | December 29, 2016, Thursday // 08:58 | Viewed: 1302

Bulgaria Declares February 21 Day of Homage to Anti-Nazi Fighters

The Bulgarian government has officially chosen February 21 as a day to pay tribute to people who fought Nazism in Bulgaria.

Society | December 28, 2016, Wednesday // 13:26 | Viewed: 1202

Wind Alert Issued for Most of Bulgaria

Bulgarian weather authorities have issued a Code Yellow warning over strong winds expected in nearly all of the country's regions.

Society » Environment | December 28, 2016, Wednesday // 09:41 | Viewed: 2200

Moderate Earthquake Rocks Romania's Vrancea

A 5-6 magnitude quake hit Vrancea county in Romania early Wednesday and was felt across Bulgaria, seismologists and media report.

Society » Environment | December 28, 2016, Wednesday // 09:28 | Viewed: 2203

Flu Epidemic Starts 20-30 Days Earlier Than Predicted in Bulgaria

For the first time in six years, the flu epidemic started 20-30 days earlier than predicted.

Society » Health | December 27, 2016, Tuesday // 14:12 | Viewed: 2318

Bulgarian Orthodox Church Commemorates St. Stephan's Day

On the third day after Christmas Eve, the Orthodox Church commemorates Saint Stephan’s day.

Society | December 27, 2016, Tuesday // 12:56 | Viewed: 1247

British Musician George Michael Dies

The reason for the sudden death of British musician George Michael is heart failure, announced the manager of the star Michael Lippman, cited by Associated Press.

Society » Obituaries | December 26, 2016, Monday // 10:43 | Viewed: 1697

Voting Begins in Novinite's Personalities in the News 2016 Poll!

Bulgaria's largest English-language news website (Sofia News Agency) invites you, our readers from around the world, to select the "Personalities in the News" for 2016!

Society | December 23, 2016, Friday // 15:09 | Viewed: 3849

Sofia Airport's 2 Terminals Left with 1 Doctor

Sofia Airport currently has only one doctor attending Terminal 2, a TV report has revealed.

Society | December 23, 2016, Friday // 10:42 | Viewed: 1573

Sofia-Varna Bus Crashes Leaving 3 Dead

A bus has crashed into a car en route to Varna, killing three people, police say.

Society » Incidents | December 22, 2016, Thursday // 11:31 | Viewed: 2593

Bulgarian Introduces 1-Day, 3-Month Vignette Stickers

Bulgarian lawmakers have agreed to introduce vignette stickers for the national road system.

Society | December 22, 2016, Thursday // 10:06 | Viewed: 2024

Worker Dies in Bulgaria's Bobov Dol Mine

A worker at the Bobov Dol mine in southwestern Bulgaria has lost his life after being smashed by a trolley, media report.

Society | December 22, 2016, Thursday // 09:52 | Viewed: 1278
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