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Bulgaria, 3 Other NATO States 'Picked Russia to Defend Them if Threatened'

Bulgaria, Greece, Slovenia and Turkey "plumped for Russia" as their pick for defense partner if a threat emerged, according to a poll quoted by Bloomberg.

Society | February 19, 2017, Sunday // 16:15 | Viewed: 3706

Bulgaria Mourns over National Hero's Death

Bulgaria is marking 144 years since Vasil Levski, the most respected national hero and freedom fighter, was hanged.

Society | February 19, 2017, Sunday // 08:35 | Viewed: 3726

Bulgaria's First Lady Gets Personal Protection over 'Threat'

A concrete threat has forced the Desislava Radeva, the First Lady of Bulgaria to be placed under personal guard from the National Service for Protection (NSO), the institution says.

Society | February 18, 2017, Saturday // 08:55 | Viewed: 2731

Two More Days to Choose Novinite's Personalities in the News

Readers of Bulgaria's largest English-language news website Novinite.

Society | February 18, 2017, Saturday // 08:55 | Viewed: 1945

Bulgarian Oak Ranks High in European Tree of Year Contest

An oak located next to a 19th church in Western Bulgaria has the third-best result so far in the European Tree of the Year 2017 poll.

Society » Environment | February 16, 2017, Thursday // 14:44 | Viewed: 10966

Migrants Seeking Protection in Bulgaria Dwindled by Half in January

The number of migrants seeking protection from Bulgaria dipped to 421 people in December of last year, nearly half the figure of the previous month.

Society | February 15, 2017, Wednesday // 12:46 | Viewed: 3201

Bulgaria May Lose Funding Under Two Eco Projects

Bulgaria may lose funding under two European projects financed by the Norwegian Financial Mechanism due to appeals of public procurement orders.

Society » Environment | February 14, 2017, Tuesday // 16:45 | Viewed: 10718

Bulgaria's e-Government Agency Launches Website

The State e-Government Agency of Bulgaria has officially launched its own website.

Society | February 14, 2017, Tuesday // 14:39 | Viewed: 2314

Bulgarians Launch New English-Language Science Magazine

Bulgarian science magazine Balgarska Nauka has launched a new English-language edition.

Society | February 14, 2017, Tuesday // 13:15 | Viewed: 2790

At Least 16 Bulgarian Tunnels Pose Risk to Travelers

There are at least sixteen tunnels that pose moderate-to-high risk to travelers in Bulgaria, officials say.

Society | February 14, 2017, Tuesday // 11:46 | Viewed: 2133

Bulgarian Archaeology 2016 to Feature Last Year's Most Thrilling Finds

A temporary exhibition highlighting the most interesting discoveries of 2016 will be hosted by the National Institute of Archaeology in Sofia, starting Wednesday.

Society » Archaeology | February 14, 2017, Tuesday // 11:33 | Viewed: 10603

Bulgarian Villages Cut Off from Healthcare Access

Four villages in southwestern Bulgaria have been cut off the local transport network and left without access to medical care for two months, public broadcaster BNT reports.

Society | February 14, 2017, Tuesday // 11:13 | Viewed: 2372

Novinite's Personalities in the News: One Week to Go

Only a week remains for readers of Bulgaria's largest English-language news website Novinite.

Society | February 13, 2017, Monday // 16:50 | Viewed: 3054

Mayor of Bulgarian Town Seeks to Expel Syrian Family

The mayor of Elin Pelin, not far from the Bulgarian capital Sofia, has told a Syrian family of three to leave the municipality despite the fact they have been granted humanitarian status.

Society | February 13, 2017, Monday // 10:03 | Viewed: 6817

Key Bulgarian Tunnel Reopening after Tragic Incident

The Echemishka tunnel is reopening to traffic after a lamp fell off the ceiling, hit a car and killed a woman on Sunday, authorities say.

Society | February 13, 2017, Monday // 07:52 | Viewed: 2865

Bulgarian Among Winners of 'SciTech Oscars'

Vladimir Koylazov received on Saturday of the American Film Academy's Scientific and Technical Awards at a Beverly Hills ceremony, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

Society » Culture | February 12, 2017, Sunday // 13:46 | Viewed: 4791

Bulgaria Ready to Enforce Individual Constitutional Complaints

Individual access to constitutional justice is being made available in Bulgaria at the moment, more than a year after constitutional amendments paved the way.

Society | February 12, 2017, Sunday // 10:16 | Viewed: 2689

Free Public Transport Options to Be Discussed in Days - Sofia Mayor

Mayor Yordanka Fandakova has said the steps to fight air pollution in Sofia, including making public transport free as an emergency measure will be submitted to Sofia Municipality in a few days.

Society » Environment | February 9, 2017, Thursday // 12:17 | Viewed: 10669

Heating Crisis Continues in Some Sofia Neighborhoods

A number of neighborhoods remain cut off the heating grid for days in Bulgaria, capital after technical faults, amid controversy over what caused the breakdown.

Society | February 9, 2017, Thursday // 12:03 | Viewed: 2808

Controversy over Sofia Heating Utility's Technical Fault

Sofia's heating utility Toplofikatsiya has said it is still working to restore supply in several densely populated neighborhoods.

Society | February 8, 2017, Wednesday // 11:01 | Viewed: 2284

Bulgaria among World's Most Toxic Countries - Study

Bulgaria is the EU's most toxic country and is among a dozen most toxic ones in the world, a recent study shows.

Society » Environment | February 7, 2017, Tuesday // 10:25 | Viewed: 7376
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