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Burgas Becomes Fourth Bulgarian City to Ban Wearing of Face-Covering Veils

The Black Sea city of Burgas became the fourth Bulgarian city to ban the wearing in public places of garments that completely or partially conceal the face.

Society | June 1, 2016, Wednesday // 13:08 | Viewed: 5367

First Festival of Italian Cinema to Begin in Sofia on Tuesday

The Bulgarian capital will host the "First festival of Italian cinema in Bulgaria – David di Donatello Award" between May 31 and June 6.

Society » Culture | May 30, 2016, Monday // 10:12 | Viewed: 2772

Confidence in Bulgarian President Reaches Its Lowest Since Start of Term – Poll

According to the monthly political and economic index of Gallup International released on Sunday, the public confidence in Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has reached its lowest level since the beginning of his term in January 2012.

Society | May 29, 2016, Sunday // 16:51 | Viewed: 1770

Bulgaria's President Pays Tribute to Victims of Communist Rule

No punishment has yet been delivered for crimes committed under Communist rule, Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev said on Saturday.

Society | May 28, 2016, Saturday // 14:47 | Viewed: 1793

Worker Dies in Blast in Bulgaria's Arsenal

A 53-year-old worker died on Friday evening in an incident at the Arsenal arms manufacturing plant in the Bulgarian town of Kazanlak, local media report.

Society » Incidents | May 28, 2016, Saturday // 09:21 | Viewed: 2795

Bulgarian Is Spoken by 15 Million People Worldwide

According to a study of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAN), around fifteen million people across the world speak the Bulgarian language.

Society | May 27, 2016, Friday // 21:25 | Viewed: 4251

EU Commission Office in Sofia Evacuated over Fire

A fire broke out in a building next to the European Commission's representative office in Bulgaria, local media report.

Society » Incidents | May 27, 2016, Friday // 11:57 | Viewed: 2222

Bulgaria's National Art Gallery Square 500 Hosts Indonesian Batik, Bali Art Exhibition

The National Art Gallery Square 500 in the Bulgarian capital is hosting an exhibition of Indonesian batik and Bali art between May 21 and June 26.

Society » Culture | May 26, 2016, Thursday // 13:02 | Viewed: 4932

Abundant Rainfall Causes Flooding in Bulgaria's Kazanlak

The abundant rainfall caused a flooding in the Bulgarian town of Kazanlak overnight after the Stara reka river burst its banks.

Society » Environment | May 26, 2016, Thursday // 11:06 | Viewed: 5462

Three Injured After Mass Fight Between Migrants in Sofia

Three people were injured after a massive fight between migrants took place in the Voenna rampa neighbourhood of the Bulgarian capital late on Tuesday evening.

Society » Incidents | May 25, 2016, Wednesday // 13:04 | Viewed: 3092

Heavy Traffic Expected Across Bulgaria as Long Weekend Comes to End

Heavy traffic is expected across Bulgarian on Tuesday as the last of the long weekends in May is coming to an end.

Society | May 24, 2016, Tuesday // 15:14 | Viewed: 2015

Bulgaria Celebrates Day of Education, Culture, Slavonic Alphabet

Bulgaria is celebrating on Tuesday the Day of Bulgarian Education and Culture and Slavonic Alphabet.

Society | May 24, 2016, Tuesday // 12:18 | Viewed: 4227

Egypt Sends Submarine to Find Missing Flight MS804’s Black Boxes

Egypt has sent a submarine to search for the black boxes of the crashed EgyptAir Airbus A320, the country’s President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has said.

Society » Incidents | May 22, 2016, Sunday // 17:20 | Viewed: 2718

No Injuries, Damage Reported after Earthquake near Bulgaria’s Sandanski

No injuries to people or damage to property have been reported following an earthquake that shook southwestern Bulgaria on Sunday, according to the Ministry of the Interior.

Society » Incidents | May 22, 2016, Sunday // 13:55 | Viewed: 2905

Earthquake near Sandanski Jolts Southwestern Bulgaria

An earghquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale shook southwestern Bulgaria on Sunday.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2016, Sunday // 12:16 | Viewed: 3377

German Report Warns Migrant Inflow 'Being Channelled Through Bulgaria'

The inflow of migrants into Europe is increasingly being directed to Bulgaria by smugglers, German mass-circulation daily Bild warns, citing a report by the country's foreign intelligence service.

Society | May 20, 2016, Friday // 17:42 | Viewed: 2726

More Than 1100 Applied for Protection in Bulgaria in April

As many as 1103 people from 17 countries sought protection in April, the State Agency for Refugees (DAB) has said.

Society | May 20, 2016, Friday // 16:58 | Viewed: 1963

Egyptian Military Find Wreckage from Missing Flight MS804

Egyptian military have found debris from EgyptAir Flight MS804 that vanished from radar over the Mediterranean on Thursday.

Society » Incidents | May 20, 2016, Friday // 14:05 | Viewed: 2432

Search for Missing EgyptAir Plane Enters Second Day

A large-scale search has entered a second day on Friday for EgyptAir Flight MS804 that vanished over the Mediterranean with 66 passengers and crew on board.

Society » Incidents | May 20, 2016, Friday // 08:40 | Viewed: 1810

Heavy Rains, Thunderstorms Expected in Western Bulgaria on Friday

Torrential rainfall and thunderstorms can be expected across Bulgaria’s western half late on Friday and early Saturday, the country’s weather forecast service has warned.

Society » Environment | May 20, 2016, Friday // 08:06 | Viewed: 4075

EgyptAir Confirms Wreckage Found in Mediterranean Is from Missing Flight MS804

EgyptAir has confirmed media reports that debris found off Greek island of Karpathos is from the company’s Airbus A320 which went missing with 66 passengers and crew on board on Thursday.

Society » Incidents | May 19, 2016, Thursday // 21:41 | Viewed: 2853