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Floods In South Eastern Bulgaria, One Victim, One Missing

One woman drowned and a young woman is missing after the torrential rains on the southern parts of Bulgaria's sea coast, said Burgas Mayor Dimitar Nikolov.

Society » Incidents | September 6, 2014, Saturday // 10:18 | Viewed: 1473

Yellow Code Warning Remains in Force on Saturday for 7 Bulgarian Districts

Bulgaria's Chief Directorate Fire Safety and Civil Protection has recommended the implementation of additional preventive measures in areas with intense rainfalls, Friday.

Society » Environment | September 5, 2014, Friday // 19:24 | Viewed: 1210

Some 80,000 Bulgarian Students Study Abroad

Some 80 000 Bulgarian students have chosen to study abroad, according to unofficial data by the Association of Private Universities, cited by one of the organizers of the Career in Bulgaria Forum Nusha Spirova.

Society » Education | September 5, 2014, Friday // 18:55 | Viewed: 871

Influx of Immigrants to Bulgaria via Greece Increases 10 Times

The current migration pressure is comparable to the highest levels in October last year, Bulgaria's Deputy Interior Minister Filip Gunev told Capital Daily.

Society | September 5, 2014, Friday // 18:01 | Viewed: 933

Bulgaria's Plovdiv to Be European Capital of Culture in 2019

The city of Plovdiv will be Bulgaria's choice to become European Capital of Culture 2019.

Society » Culture | September 5, 2014, Friday // 17:53 | Viewed: 2157

Torrential Rains Cause New Flash Floods Across Bulgaria

Severe weather conditions are causing alarm among local inhabitants throughout Bulgaria, just hours after floods hit the town of Berkovitsa in the country's north-west.

Society » Incidents | September 5, 2014, Friday // 16:03 | Viewed: 1363

'Bulgarian Rhapsody' Enters Oscars 2014 Foreign Language Film Contest

The National Cinema Council has picked Bulgarian Rhapsody as the Bulgarian movie to participate in the race for 2014's Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

Society » Culture | September 5, 2014, Friday // 15:09 | Viewed: 1128

Kazanlak Man Finds Newborn Kittens In His Car

Georgi from Kazanlak found four newborn kittens in his car on Friday morning, reports BGNES.

Society | September 5, 2014, Friday // 12:04 | Viewed: 667

Bisons In Sofia Zoo Were Poisoned

The two bisons that died in the Sofia Zoo this week have been poisoned, according to the Food Safety Agency, quoted by the 24 Chasa daily.

Society | September 5, 2014, Friday // 11:08 | Viewed: 685

Code Yellow Warning For Torrential Rains Issued For Friday

Code yellow warning for torrential rains is issued for Friday in 9 regions in Bulgaria, said the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology.

Society | September 5, 2014, Friday // 08:31 | Viewed: 997

State of Emergency Declared In Berkovitsa

State of emergency was declared in Bulgaria's north western town of Berkovitsa Thursday night, after torrential rains flooded part of the town, reports Nova TV.

Society » Incidents | September 5, 2014, Friday // 07:49 | Viewed: 1045

Bulgaria's European Capital of Culture 2019 To Be Announced Friday

Four Bulgarian cities, Veliko Tarnovo, Plovdiv, Sofia, and Varna, take part in the final selection stage of the contest European Capital of Culture 2019.

Society » Culture | September 4, 2014, Thursday // 18:53 | Viewed: 1184

Bulgaria's Caretaker Environment Minister Bans Construction near Koral Camping

Bulgarian caretaker Environment Minister Svetlana Zhekova has banned construction and installation works in the region of camping site Koral.

Society » Environment | September 4, 2014, Thursday // 17:11 | Viewed: 774

Archaeological Dig At Perperikon Gets Extra Funding

The archaeological dig at the Perperikon complex in south eastern Bulgaria got extra funding and will hire another 30 people, reports Vesti.

Society » Archaeology | September 4, 2014, Thursday // 15:19 | Viewed: 772

Corruption Costs Poor Countries USD 1 Trillion A Year – Report

World’s poorest countries are deprived of at least USD 1 trillion each year by criminals and corrupt officials through money laundering, illegal tax evasion and embezzlement, a report published Wednesday by the anti-poverty organization One says.

Society | September 4, 2014, Thursday // 14:57 | Viewed: 1451

Torrential Rains Cause Floods Throughout Bulgaria

Heavy rains have flooded parts of Bulgaria on Wednesday night, local media outlets report.

Society » Environment | September 4, 2014, Thursday // 11:46 | Viewed: 980

Bulgarian Veterinary Union to Stage National Protest

Bulgarian Veterinary Union will stage a protest over the lack of clear strategy for the veterinary services in the country, Thursday.

Society | September 4, 2014, Thursday // 11:00 | Viewed: 678

Code Yellow Warning For Rain Issued for Thursday

Code yellow warning for heavy rains was issued for 13 regions, said the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology.

Society | September 3, 2014, Wednesday // 18:09 | Viewed: 903

Thunderstorms, Heavy Rains Hit Balkan States in Early September

Torrential rains and gale force winds, thunderstorms and in some places hail, have hit the Balkans in the beginning of September, local media outlets reported, Tuesday.

Society » Environment | September 2, 2014, Tuesday // 17:49 | Viewed: 1353

424 Refugee Children in Bulgaria Unable to Go to School

Out of a total of over 520 refugee children living in Bulgaria, only 96 will go to school in the new school year, according to the State Agency for Refugees.

Society | September 2, 2014, Tuesday // 10:29 | Viewed: 1050

2.8-Strong Earthquake Jolts Bulgaria's Pernik

A 2.8-magniture quake has rattled the Bulgarian town of Pernik near Sofia.

Society » Incidents | September 2, 2014, Tuesday // 09:11 | Viewed: 693