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Bulgaria Last But One in EU by Education Spending as Ratio to GDP

Bulgaria is last but one in the EU by government expenditure on education as a share of the GDP, according to Eurostat data for 2012.

Society » Education | April 4, 2014, Friday // 12:17 | Viewed: 1154

Bulgarian Journalists Stage Solidarity Protest

Bulgarian journalists protested in front of the Interior Ministry's headquarters in Sofia, to show their solidarity for the arson attack on bTV's Genka Shikerova.

Society | April 4, 2014, Friday // 10:27 | Viewed: 1088

Sofia Celebrates 135 Years As Bulgaria's Capital

A number of cultural events and celebrations will mark the 135th anniversary of the proclamation of Sofia the capital of Bulgaria on 3 April, 1879.

Society » Culture | April 3, 2014, Thursday // 17:41 | Viewed: 1307

No Wave Of Turned Away Refugees Expected

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry and Refugee Agency do not expect a wave of refugees, turned away from other EU countries.

Society | April 3, 2014, Thursday // 14:22 | Viewed: 1009

Bulgaria to Provide New Social Housing for Roma Population

Bulgaria's Ministry of Investment Planning is considering new standards for the construction of social housing for the Roma population in the country.

Society | April 3, 2014, Thursday // 13:40 | Viewed: 1283

2 T Of Spoiled Meat Intercepted at BG-Romanian Border

Romanian border police intercepted a Bulgarian truck with 2 tons of spoiled chicken meat, reports Mediafax.

Society | April 2, 2014, Wednesday // 14:26 | Viewed: 1113

German Cabinet Approves National Minimum Wage

Germany's cabinet has approved a bill setting a minimum wage in the country.

Society | April 2, 2014, Wednesday // 13:21 | Viewed: 1352

Ten Thousand Unemployed Bulgarians Live in Germany

Bulgarians in Germany who are unable to find a job amount to 10 000, according to data revealing migration trends of EU citizens.

Society | April 2, 2014, Wednesday // 12:46 | Viewed: 1259

Bulgaria at the Forefront In Mortality Rates - CIA

Bulgaria is ranked sixth in the world in terms of mortality rates in CIA's World Factbook for March 2014, published on the website of the agency.

Society | April 2, 2014, Wednesday // 12:42 | Viewed: 2436

Bulgaria To Consider Lowering Of Highway Speed Limit

Experts are considering the lowering of the maximum speed on highways from 140 km/h to 130 km/h, as it was until recently.

Society | April 2, 2014, Wednesday // 11:38 | Viewed: 1254

Bulgaria's Doctors to Join Protests on EU Doctors Action Day

Bulgarian doctors will stage a protest on May 15 against financial problems in the system, as part of the Action Day of European Doctors initiative.

Society » Health | April 2, 2014, Wednesday // 11:28 | Viewed: 1016

Bulgaria Sees Minimal Drop in Unemployment in Feb 2014 - Eurostat

Unemployment rates in Bulgaria recorded a minimal 0.1% drop in February to 13.1%, according to latest data published by Eurostat.

Society | April 1, 2014, Tuesday // 15:38 | Viewed: 1439

Irina Bokova Receives Personality in the News 2013 Award

H.E. Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO, attended the annual awards ceremony for Novinite's "Personality in the News 2013", Monday.

Society | March 31, 2014, Monday // 18:04 | Viewed: 2786

Employment and Social Situation Show Little Improvement in 2014 - EC

The recent economic recovery has not yet been able to create new jobs, according to the European Commission's latest Employment and Social Situation quarterly report.

Society | March 31, 2014, Monday // 17:09 | Viewed: 1510

Artistic Group Sets Up “War Survival Kits” in Sofia

The Destructive Creation artistic group set up “war survival kits” at three places in Bulgaria's capital Sofia.

Society | March 31, 2014, Monday // 16:35 | Viewed: 1248

Double Pile-Up on Bulgaria’s Trakia Highway Kills 2

Two people have been reported killed and 5 injured as a result of two chain-reaction accidents on Bulgaria’s Trakia Highway Monday morning.

Society | March 31, 2014, Monday // 10:04 | Viewed: 1551

Bulgarians Move Clocks 1 Hour Forward for Daylight Savings Time

At 3 am on March 30, Bulgarians moved clocks one hour forward to 4 am, switching to Daylight Savings Time.

Society | March 30, 2014, Sunday // 10:03 | Viewed: 1254

5.1 Earthquake Jolts California, Possible Aftershocks

An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 on the Richter scale has shaken Southern California on Friday evening.

Society » Environment | March 29, 2014, Saturday // 12:34 | Viewed: 2159

Bulgaria Set to Switch to Daylight Saving Time

Bulgaria is switching to daylight saving time Sunday, turning clocks one hour ahead.

Society | March 29, 2014, Saturday // 10:03 | Viewed: 1415

Youth Unemployment Drops on Monthly Basis - Bulgaria's Social Min

The problem of youth unemployment in Bulgaria remains serious, but still there is an optimistic trend, according to Social Minister Hasan Ademov.

Society | March 28, 2014, Friday // 17:35 | Viewed: 1337

Governments Demanded of Google Information On 42 000 Accounts

The number of government demands for personal data in Google accounts has risen by 120% in the last four years.

Society | March 28, 2014, Friday // 13:05 | Viewed: 1235
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