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Orthodox Christians Celebrate Palm Sunday

Orthodox Christians are celebrating Palm Sunday this Sunday, marking a week before the celebration of Orthodox Easter.

Society | April 24, 2016, Sunday // 12:55 | Viewed: 4826

Bulgaria Celebrates St Lazar's Day on Saturday

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church marks Saturday the traditional St.

Society » Culture | April 23, 2016, Saturday // 16:03 | Viewed: 2552

Fire Engulfs Petrol Station on Bulgaria’s Trakia Motorway

Fire has broken out at a petrol station on Bulgaria’s Trakia Motorway near the city of Plovdiv after a truck hit one of the pumps, the Ministry of the Interior said on Friday.

Society » Incidents | April 22, 2016, Friday // 14:27 | Viewed: 4732

Fingerprint Identification to be Introduced in Bulgarian Hospitals by September 25

Fingerprint identification in Bulgarian hospitals will be introduced by September 25 at the latest.

Society » Health | April 21, 2016, Thursday // 14:06 | Viewed: 5135

Bulgaria Granted Protection to 5 320 Syrians in 2015

The vast share of asylum seekers granted protection last year in Bulgaria were Syrians, a Eurostat report shows.

Society | April 21, 2016, Thursday // 08:29 | Viewed: 3997

Most Medicine Graduates in Bulgaria's Sofia Willing to Leave Country

Three-quarters of people who graduated the Medical University of Sofia in 2015 seek to leave the country, a survey cited by private bTV station shows.

Society » Health | April 20, 2016, Wednesday // 21:48 | Viewed: 4927

Contemporary Art Glass Exhibition to Be Unveiled in Sofia

An exhibition of 25 art glass objects from the Czech Republic is to open its doors to the public in Sofia on April 21, Thursday.

Society » Culture | April 20, 2016, Wednesday // 19:44 | Viewed: 4299

Cannabis Decriminalization Protest Due in Sofia This Weekend

Thousands are expected to attend a protest for the decriminalization of the use of marijuana this Sunday.

Society | April 20, 2016, Wednesday // 16:49 | Viewed: 4403

Cabinet Allocates BGN 300 000 to Global Libraries – Bulgaria Project

At its regular meeting on Wednesday, the Bulgarian government approved additional expenses under the budget of the culture ministry amounting to BGN 300 000.

Society » Education | April 20, 2016, Wednesday // 13:24 | Viewed: 4145

Bulgaria Falls in 2016 World Press Freedom Index

Bulgaria has fallen seven positions in the 2016 World Press Freedom Index unveiled by Reporters Without Borders on Wednesday.

Society | April 20, 2016, Wednesday // 12:21 | Viewed: 3617

Sofia's Restored Ancient Roman Complex to be Unveiled on Wednesday

The restored ancient Roman complex Serdica will be unveiled in the centre of the Bulgarian capital on Wednesday.

Society » Culture | April 20, 2016, Wednesday // 12:21 | Viewed: 5103

Bulgarian Photographer in Reuters' Pulitzer-Winning Team

Bulgarian photographer Stoyan Nenov is part of of the Thomson Reuters staff that won a Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News Photography on Monday.

Society | April 19, 2016, Tuesday // 12:23 | Viewed: 4198

Bulgaria's Universities Hold Chinese Language Competition

National qualifications of the world's major Chinese proficiency competition for foreign university students were held in Bulgaria on Sunday, Xinhua news agency has said.

Society » Education | April 18, 2016, Monday // 11:40 | Viewed: 4482

4.2-Magnitude Earthquake Jolts Bulgaria's Nova Zagora

An earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale has been registered near the town of Nova Zagora in Eastern Bulgaria, seismological authorities say.

Society » Incidents | April 18, 2016, Monday // 10:40 | Viewed: 4741

Bulgaria's Parliament Opens Doors for Constitution Day

The headquarters of Bulgaria's Parliament are open to visits on Saturday morning and afternoon as part of the celebrations of the so-called Constitution Day.

Society » Culture | April 16, 2016, Saturday // 12:24 | Viewed: 4665

Miner Dies as Landmass Falls in Bulgaria's Madan

A man lost his life at work after the collapse of landmass at the Borieva mine in Madan, Southern Bulgaria, authorities say.

Society » Incidents | April 16, 2016, Saturday // 12:05 | Viewed: 4473

Bulgarian PM Appoints New Deputy Education Minister

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has appointed Prof.

Society » Education | April 15, 2016, Friday // 16:43 | Viewed: 4547

Bulgaria Still Faces Decline, Ageing of Population

The population of Bulgaria is further on the ebb and ageing, an official from the country's statistics agency has said.

Society | April 15, 2016, Friday // 14:38 | Viewed: 4872

Unemployment in Bulgaria Was 9.9% in March

Unemployment decreased by 0.1% on a monthly basis in March of this year and 1.1% year-on-year, data from Bulgaria's labor agency shows.

Society | April 15, 2016, Friday // 12:33 | Viewed: 3971

Code Yellow in Northern Bulgaria over Gale-Force Winds

Strong winds are expected throughout Northern Bulgaria, with authorities having issued a Code Yellow warning for 14 regions.

Society » Environment | April 15, 2016, Friday // 08:31 | Viewed: 4646

Crane Crashes down onto Petrol Station in Sofia, Injuring Two People

Two women have been injured when a crane crashed onto a petrol station in Sofia, the Ministry of the Interior said on Thursday.

Society » Incidents | April 14, 2016, Thursday // 19:57 | Viewed: 5201