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Two Syrian Children Detained in Bulgaria’s Veliko Tarnovo

Two Syrian children were detained at a gas station in Bulgaria’s town of Veliko Tarnovo.

Society | October 20, 2014, Monday // 08:22 | Viewed: 1011

Bulgaria’s Kaspichan Holds Referendum on Medical Waste Incineration Plant

Bulgaria’s northeastern town of Kaspichan is holding a referendum on banning the exploitation of a medical waste incineration facility.

Society | October 19, 2014, Sunday // 11:28 | Viewed: 885

Man Dies after Falling Down Elevator Shaft in Sofia

A man died after falling down an elevator shaft in Sofia Saturday night, according to the Sofia Interior Ministry Directorate.

Society | October 19, 2014, Sunday // 10:45 | Viewed: 1309

Thracian Temple In Starosel Is Falling Apart

The Thracian temple near the village of Starosel in central Bulgaria is falling apart and may not survive the winter, warned the village Mayor Ivan Zhutev, quoted by the Nova TV national channel.

Society » Archaeology | October 18, 2014, Saturday // 16:41 | Viewed: 1614

Security Services Employees Protest Over Pension Age

Police officers, fire fighters, rescuers, prison guards and military personnel protested in downtown Sofia against the planned pension age increase, reports the Nova TV national channel.

Society | October 18, 2014, Saturday // 16:09 | Viewed: 1023

Number Of Illegal Immigrants In Bulgaria Grew Significantly In September

The number of illegal immigrants, seeking shelter in Bulgaria grew exponentially in September, shows data of the State Refugee Agency, quoted by Dnevnik.

Society | October 18, 2014, Saturday // 12:46 | Viewed: 1691

Archaeologists Find Medieval Gate in Agatopolis Fortress in Bulgaria's Ahtopol

During excavations in the medieval fortress Agatopolis in Bulgaria's Black Sea town of Ahtopol, archaeologists have discovered a gate resembling those in Preslav, Pliska and Drustur.

Society » Archaeology | October 17, 2014, Friday // 17:41 | Viewed: 1608

Bulgaria Among EU Countries with Most Human Trafficking Victims - EC

During the years 2010-2012, EU Member States registered 30,146 victims of trafficking in human beings.

Society | October 17, 2014, Friday // 16:47 | Viewed: 2056

Human Attitude Must Be Improved to Avert Natural Disasters - Red Cross

Neither natural nor man-made disasters can be avoided, but some things depend on the human factor, Bulgarian Red Cross (BRC) Chairman Hristo Grigorov said Friday.

Society » Incidents | October 17, 2014, Friday // 13:56 | Viewed: 956

Bulgaria's Razgrad Zoo to Sell Three Lion Cubs

Three lion cubs born in Bulgaria's Razgrad zoo are to be sold by closed public tender at a starting price of BGN 1,800, Bulgarian Telegraph Agency informs.

Society | October 17, 2014, Friday // 13:22 | Viewed: 1137

UPDATE-No Bulgarian Trekkers Missing in Nepal Mountains

Several Bulgarian trekkers are missing in Nepal’s northern mountains where blizzards and avalanches killed at least 29 people two days ago, a Sofia-based daily has reported.

Society » Incidents | October 17, 2014, Friday // 13:10 | Viewed: 992

Prosecution To Demand Stripping of Immunity of Siderov, Tsvetanov, Stanishev

Bulgaria's Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov will demand the stripping of the immunity of the Ataka leader Volen Siderov and the GERB deputy leader Tsvetan Tsvetanov, Tsatsarov told journalists.

Society | October 17, 2014, Friday // 11:53 | Viewed: 1084

Bulgaria to Use Foreign Expertise in Ammo Blast Probe

Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov has said experts from abroad will be hired to investigate the explosion at the Gorni Lom ammunitions plant on October 3.

Society » Incidents | October 17, 2014, Friday // 11:46 | Viewed: 676

Brussels Threatens Bulgaria With Court Action Over Environment Issues

The European Commission warned Bulgaria that it might sue it in the Court of the European Union over the Natura 2000 network and bird protection, reports the Sega daily.

Society » Environment | October 17, 2014, Friday // 11:10 | Viewed: 1297

Exhibition Of Photos From Private Albums To Mark 100-th Anniversary Of WWI In Sofia

The National Art Gallery will commemorate the 100-th anniversary of the beginning of World War I with a photo exhibition.

Society » Culture | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 17:53 | Viewed: 2062

One in Four Bulgarians Starves – Bulgaria's Food Bank

One in four Bulgarians starves or lives below the poverty threshold, while some 90 million tonnes of food are thrown away every year in the EU, Tsanka Milanova, CEO of the Bulgarian Food Bank said.

Society | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 17:21 | Viewed: 1601

65% of Bulgarians Overworked, Stressed – Survey

Stress is the second most commonly reported health problem in the workplace, according to the latest analysis of the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work for 2013.

Society | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 16:49 | Viewed: 1019

Fifth Edition Of So Independent Festival To Start On Oct. 24

The fifth edition of the festival for American independent cinema SOfia Independent will take place in Sofia from October 24 till November 1.

Society » Culture | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 16:48 | Viewed: 1222

Lara Fabian To Sing In Sofia

The Belgo-Canadian pop star Lara Fabian will perform two shows for her Bulgarian fans in Sofia.

Society » Culture | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 15:50 | Viewed: 1153

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: 1856

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: 823