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Damage Recovery in Varna’s Flood Hit Asparuhovo Is 90% Complete

The repair works in Bulgaria’s Varna Asparuhovo district continue after the devastating floods that hit the Black Sea city in June.

Society | July 19, 2014, Saturday // 13:10 | Viewed: 815

Bus Carrying 50 Belarusian Children Overturns Near Bulgaria’s Varna

Passenger bus carrying about 50 children from Belarus, has overturned Saturday on the road between Bulgaria’s Black Sea city of Varna and Ruse.

Society | July 19, 2014, Saturday // 10:26 | Viewed: 1333

Bulgaria's Ombudsman: I Can't Help the People Whose Money Is in KTB

Bulgaria's Ombudsman Konstantin Penchev said he received plenty of complaints from people whose salaries were blocked in the troubled Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB).

Society | July 18, 2014, Friday // 15:44 | Viewed: 1226

Germany Sends 3000 Asylum Seekers Back to Bulgaria

Nearly 3000 people are to return to Bulgaria from Germany, authorities in Berlin have warned.

Society | July 18, 2014, Friday // 13:23 | Viewed: 1976

Bulgaria Celebrates 'Apostle of Freedom' Vasil Levski's Birthday

Today Bulgaria celebrates the 177-th anniversary of the birth of its national hero, the “Apostle of Freedom” Vasil Levski.

Society | July 18, 2014, Friday // 11:08 | Viewed: 954

Ruse Introduces First in Bulgaria Bike Path Network

Ruse is the first Bulgarian city to have a working bike path network as an integral part of the general urban development plan, the municipal council announced Thursday.

Society | July 17, 2014, Thursday // 17:42 | Viewed: 1132

Damage Assessment of Flooded Bulgarian Primorsko Runs Up To BGN 3M

The damages to Bulgaria's road network caused by the floods that hit Primorsko and Sozopol Wednesday will cost about BGN 3M, Regional Development Minister Desislava Terzieva said.

Society | July 17, 2014, Thursday // 15:44 | Viewed: 992

Blues Musician Jonny Winter Dies At 70

Famous bluesman Johnny Winter has died, reports Classic Rock magazine.

Society » Obituaries | July 17, 2014, Thursday // 15:42 | Viewed: 928

Bulgarian Tourism Organizations Sign Environment Protection Memorandum

A general memorandum, prioritizing nature and cultural heritage protection for the development of Bulgarian tourism, will be signed by ecological and tourism organizations.

Society » Environment | July 17, 2014, Thursday // 12:49 | Viewed: 966

Bulgaria's Southern Black Sea Coast Returns to Normal after Floods

State of emergency is to remain in the municipalities of Primorsko, Sozopol and Tsarevo, located along the southern Black Sea coast, Bulgarian authorities say.

Society » Environment | July 17, 2014, Thursday // 10:26 | Viewed: 1312

Bulgaria's Government Allocates Additional BGN 1.5M For Archeology

Bulgaria's Council of Ministers has approved an additional expenditure of BGN 1.

Society » Archaeology | July 16, 2014, Wednesday // 17:17 | Viewed: 1180

State of Emergency Declared in Another Eastern Bulgarian Municipality

State of emergency has been declared in Bulgaria's Northeastern Byala municipality over the heavy rains, mayor Anastas Trendafilov said, Wednesday.

Society | July 16, 2014, Wednesday // 16:29 | Viewed: 1465

Fire Bursts Out in Sofia City Center

Fire burst out on a roof of a building, located just meters away from the Council of Ministers in Sofia.

Society | July 16, 2014, Wednesday // 15:16 | Viewed: 994

Bulgaria's Black Sea Primorsko Flooded, Under State of Emergency

State of emergency has been declared in Bulgaria's Black Sea municipality of Primorsko, Wednesday.

Society | July 16, 2014, Wednesday // 11:47 | Viewed: 3284

Code Yellow Warning for Thunderstorms in Northern Bulgaria Issued

The Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology issued code yellow warning for severe thunderstorms on Tuesday in northern Bulgaria.

Society | July 15, 2014, Tuesday // 09:33 | Viewed: 1238

Bulgaria Train Derailment Caused BGN 2 M of Damage - Minister

Damages after Saturday's incident when a passenger train went of the tracks in Eastern Bulgaria could exceed BGN 2 M, Transport Minister Danail Papazov announced.

Society | July 14, 2014, Monday // 16:21 | Viewed: 1307

Bulgaria's Gov't Could Provide BGN 225 M for Health Fund - FinMin

Bulgarian Finance Minister Petar Chobanov said the state could allocate BGN 225 M (EUR 112.

Society » Health | July 14, 2014, Monday // 12:29 | Viewed: 1081

Freight Train Derails in Bulgaria's East

A train went off the tracks between the Chumerna and Gavrailovo stations in Sliven Municipality, in the east of Bulgaria.

Society | July 13, 2014, Sunday // 15:17 | Viewed: 2085

Derailed Sofia-Varna Train Traveled 60 Km/H Above Limit

The train from Sofia to Varna which went off the tracks on Saturday at the Kaloyanovets station was moving at a speed of 100 km/h at the time of the incident, authorities say.

Society | July 13, 2014, Sunday // 10:59 | Viewed: 3059

Sofia-Varna Train Incident Leaves Motorman Dead

A train on the route Sofia - Varna derailed at the Kaloyanovets train station, near Stara Zagora, reports the Interior Ministry on its website.

Society | July 12, 2014, Saturday // 16:27 | Viewed: 4251

Director of Sofia Airport VIP Terminal Sacked

Boris Popov, director of the VIP terminal of Sofia Airport was sacked, reports Nova TV national channel.

Society | July 12, 2014, Saturday // 15:01 | Viewed: 1710
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