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Sofia's Waste Treatment Plant – Second Largest in Europe

The Plant for Mechanical Biological Treatment of Waste in Sofia will be the second largest in Europe, right after the unit in Spain's capital Madrid.

Society » Environment | April 22, 2015, Wednesday // 15:54 | Viewed: 1373

450,000 Bulgarians Work From Their Own Homes

Approximately 450,000 Bulgarians earn their living working from home, as noted by a report presented by HomeNet Eastern Europe.

Society | April 22, 2015, Wednesday // 13:13 | Viewed: 1311

Bulgarian Cinema Club Opens Doors in New York City

The first Bulgarian cinema club will open doors in New York City.

Society » Culture | April 22, 2015, Wednesday // 12:20 | Viewed: 1212

Bulgarian Rock Band Launches European Tour

Bulgarian band JEREMY? will be embarking on an international tour in May, June and July of 2015.

Society » Culture | April 22, 2015, Wednesday // 11:05 | Viewed: 1836

Sofia Vergara Wearing Successful Bulgarian Label

Designers Dobromir Kiryakov and Borche Ristovski from the lable Beyond already managed to get in the world spotlights as Sofia Vergara herself wore their dress at the 50th annual Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards in the USA.

Society » Culture | April 21, 2015, Tuesday // 18:12 | Viewed: 1515

Armed and Almost Safe

Two trees located in a little garden in the center of the Bulgarian capital Sofia suddenly got armed with axes and started an ambiguous dialogue.

Society | April 21, 2015, Tuesday // 16:39 | Viewed: 1302

Hospitals in Bulgaria Use Up to 3 Times More Antibiotics than in Western Europe – Expert

Bulgarian hospitals use up to three times more antibiotics than in modern European countries, according to Todor Kantardzhiev, head of the National Center of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases.

Society » Health | April 21, 2015, Tuesday // 13:30 | Viewed: 1317

Bulgarian Storms Guinness World Records with Teapots

A man from Bulgaria's Ruse boasts a huge teapot collection and is even considering attempting to enter the Guinness Book of World Records.

Society | April 20, 2015, Monday // 13:25 | Viewed: 1074

Village Population in Bulgaria Marks Decrease

Depopulated towns in Bulgaria are 164 as of December 2014, as reported by the National Statistical Institute.

Society | April 20, 2015, Monday // 11:06 | Viewed: 1308

Bulgaria's Labor Min Tables Tough Measures to Boost Work Safety

Labor and Social Policy Minister Ivaylo Kalfin has proposed Criminal Code amendments targeting employers who do not sign contracts with workers.

Society | April 20, 2015, Monday // 10:33 | Viewed: 925

Stones Hurled at Bulgarian Socialist Party Headquarters

An unknown man has thrown paving stones at the main office of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) in downtown Sofia, party officials say.

Society » Incidents | April 20, 2015, Monday // 07:51 | Viewed: 1011

Bulgaria Had 164 Empty Villages in End-2014

There were 164 Bulgarian villages with no residents as of December 31, 2014, national statistics show.

Society | April 19, 2015, Sunday // 10:44 | Viewed: 5007

Bulgarian Scientists Develop First Space Greenhouse on Earth

Scientists from Bulgaria, which is the third country in the world in the production of space food after Russia and the USA, have developed the first space greenhouse on Earth.

Society | April 18, 2015, Saturday // 15:08 | Viewed: 2307

Wildfire in Southwestern Bulgaria Tamed, No Danger to Spread

The forest fire in the municipality of Strumyani in southwestern Bulgaria has been localised and there is no danger of it spreading further.

Society » Incidents | April 18, 2015, Saturday // 10:38 | Viewed: 1061

Bulgarian Population Decreased by 0.6 % in 2014

According to the latest figures of the National Statistical Institute (NSI), which were published on Friday, the Bulgarian population decreased by 0.6 % in 2014.

Society | April 17, 2015, Friday // 14:12 | Viewed: 2914

Serbian Government Jet Failure Forces President Nikolic to Cancel Vatican Visit

Serbia’s President Tomislav Nikolic cancelled his visit to the Vatican on Friday after his plane had to return to Belgrade due to an engine failure, state news agency Tanjug reported.

Society » Incidents | April 17, 2015, Friday // 13:08 | Viewed: 1214

Bulgaria Registers Increased Air Pollution Levels

Air pollution in Sofia with fine dust particles has been detected over the past one year.

Society » Environment | April 16, 2015, Thursday // 15:21 | Viewed: 1207

NGO Project Residence Baba to Save Bulgarian Villages from Depopulation

Starting April 16 young people that are not permanently employed will be able to apply and participate in the project Residence Baba ( Residence Granny).

Society | April 16, 2015, Thursday // 14:52 | Viewed: 1517

Construction Works on Bulgaria's Beach of Coral Will Be Stopped, Official Says

An obligatory administrative sanction has been issued, stopping the construction works near Bulgaria's southern Black Sea beach of Coral.

Society » Environment | April 16, 2015, Thursday // 13:13 | Viewed: 1322

Bulgaria Marks 90 Years Since Deadliest Terror Attack

On Thursday Bulgaria remembers what has remained in history as the deadliest-ever terror attack the country has experienced.

Society | April 16, 2015, Thursday // 12:42 | Viewed: 1491

Gallup: 40% of Bulgarians Would Not Vote in General Election

According to the latest political and economic index of Gallup International, which was released on Wednesday, 40 % of Bulgarians would not vote in case parliamentary elections were to take place.

Society | April 15, 2015, Wednesday // 16:00 | Viewed: 1134