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Rome’s Fiumicino Airport Reopening After Fire

Rome's main Fiumicino airport was slowly reopening on Thursday following a ‘very violent fire’ at Terminal 3 overnight, authorities said.

Society » Incidents | May 7, 2015, Thursday // 20:12 | Viewed: 1203

Cabinet Allocates BGN 500 000 for Restoration of First Bulgarian Capital Pliska

The Bulgarian cabinet allocated on Thursday BGN 500 000 for archaeological and restoration works at the first Bulgarian capital of Pliska.

Society » Archaeology | May 7, 2015, Thursday // 17:56 | Viewed: 1261

Bulgarian Drivers Pledge Support for H2Obicham Campaign

The Union of Bulgarian Autho-drivers (SBA) has now shown support for the national campaign H2Obicham.

Society | May 7, 2015, Thursday // 15:58 | Viewed: 1056

Monument to Bulgarian Writer Ivan Vazov to be Unveiled in Argentina

A bust monument dedicated to the prominent Bulgarian writer Ivan Vazov will be soon unveiled in the Argentinian town of Berisso

Society » Culture | May 7, 2015, Thursday // 14:51 | Viewed: 1332

Bulgaria Has Fifth Largest Share of Obese Children in Europe – WHO

According to the latest figures of WHO, which were presented in Prague on Wednesday, Bulgaria has the fifth largest share of obese or overweight children under the age of five in Europe.

Society » Health | May 7, 2015, Thursday // 13:44 | Viewed: 1324

Bulgarian Student Admitted to All Ivy League Colleges Chooses Harvard

The Bulgarian high school senior Stefan Stoykov, who had been admitted to all Ivy League universities across the US, has now made his choice.

Society | May 7, 2015, Thursday // 13:00 | Viewed: 1152

Midwife Guilty of Baby Beating Has Worked 7 24-hour Shifts Monthly

Midwife Emilia Kovacheva that has been charged with hurting the 4-day old baby in private hospital Sofiamed, has had seven 24-hour shifts every month, plus her regular 8-hour daily shifts.

Society » Health | May 7, 2015, Thursday // 12:03 | Viewed: 1589

Bulgaria's TV7 Will Not Stop Broadcasting

As many as 15 porters have entered the headquarters of private national TV7 in Sofia, Bulgaria, after a week-long deadline of debt payment has expired.

Society | May 7, 2015, Thursday // 10:51 | Viewed: 1437

Torrential Rains and Hail Expected in Bulgaria

Torrential rains and thunderstorms in more than half of Bulgaria's territory are expected Thursday.

Society » Environment | May 7, 2015, Thursday // 10:45 | Viewed: 1454

Crew Members of Seized Vessel Maersk Tigris Now Allegedly Released

Members of the crew of the cargo ship Maersk Tigris that had been detained by Iranian authorities, have been released Wednesday.

Society » Incidents | May 6, 2015, Wednesday // 14:27 | Viewed: 3786

'Bulgaria is Super Cool' Campaign Provokes Sofia Citizens

A campaign entitled ‘’Bulgaria is super cool’’ has been launched all across the capital Sofia and soon became viral on social media.

Society | May 6, 2015, Wednesday // 13:31 | Viewed: 4496

Landslides Hamper Access to Bulgarian Resort in Rhodope Mountains

The Bulgarian municipality of Peshtera declared on Tuesday a partial state of emergency due to landslides, which are hampering the access to the resort Saint Constantine in the Rhodope mountains.

Society » Environment | May 5, 2015, Tuesday // 16:58 | Viewed: 1375

More Tickets Released Prior to The Godfather Screening

Tickets are almost sold out months prior to the screening of the classic movie The Godfather accompanied by the live music performance of the symphonic orchestra of the Bulgarian Nation Radio.

Society » Culture | May 5, 2015, Tuesday // 16:03 | Viewed: 1439

Bulgarian PR Expert Maxim Behar Elected Co-Chair of Davos Forum

Maxim Behar has been elected as co-Chair of the newly formed Board of the World Communication Forum in Davos, Switzerland, an office he assumed in 2013 and 2014.

Society | May 5, 2015, Tuesday // 11:39 | Viewed: 4099

Bulgarian Health Minister Foresees Possible Decrease in Number of Hospitals

The Bulgarian Health Minister Petar Moskov said on Monday that the number of hospitals could decrease by 50 next year

Society » Health | May 4, 2015, Monday // 13:09 | Viewed: 1118

Bulgarian Student 'Opens Fire, Wounds 4' in Odessa

A brawl involving drunken students in the Ukrainian city of Odessa has ended in four people being injured after a Bulgarian opened fire on his colleagues, a Ukrainian news website reports.

Society » Incidents | May 4, 2015, Monday // 12:35 | Viewed: 1419

Bulgaria's Plovdiv to Host Prestigious Wine Contest in 2016

The second-largest Bulgarian city Plovdiv is to host the renowned Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2016, Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has said.

Society | May 4, 2015, Monday // 09:27 | Viewed: 1447

Bulgaria Police Arrest Car Driver Who Ran over Child and Fled

Police have detained the driver of a car which hit and killed a boy crossing a boulevard in the city of Burgas on Saturday and fled the site, 24 Chasa newspaper reported.

Society » Incidents | May 3, 2015, Sunday // 15:24 | Viewed: 1601

Driver Runs Over Child in Bulgaria's Burgas, Flees Crime Scene

A child was killed on Saturday after being hit by a vehicle on the Todor Aleksandrov boulevard in the Bulgarian city of Burgas.

Society » Incidents | May 2, 2015, Saturday // 17:11 | Viewed: 1560

Bomb Threats Cause Evacuation of Two Malls in Bulgaria's Plovdiv

Bomb threats necessitated the evacuation of customers and staff of Mall Plovdiv and Mall Galeria in the Bulgarian city of Plovdiv on Saturday.

Society » Incidents | May 2, 2015, Saturday // 14:17 | Viewed: 1823

Bulgaria Marks 1150th Anniversary of Conversion to Christianity

Bulgaria marks on Saturday the 1150th anniversary of its conversion to Christianity and the 1145th anniversary of the establishment of an autocephalous Bulgarian Orthodox Church.

Society | May 2, 2015, Saturday // 13:03 | Viewed: 3128