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Bulgarian Airplane Nearly Crashed at Leipzig Airport

An airplane of the Bulgarian airline AirVia performing a flight between Varna and Leipzig landed short while approaching the runway at Leipzig, reports the Aeroinside.

Society | July 6, 2014, Sunday // 11:25 | Viewed: 1849

Medical Association: Bulgaria's Health System Falling Apart

The health system in Bulgaria is falling apart and the government is acting irresponsibly, said the Sofia organisation of the Bulgarian Medical Association in a press statement.

Society » Health | July 4, 2014, Friday // 17:26 | Viewed: 1528

Bulgarians Working in Greece Number 200 000 - Trade Union

More than 200 000 Bulgarians work in Greece, Plamen Dimitrov, leader of a leading trade union organization, announced.

Society | July 4, 2014, Friday // 16:08 | Viewed: 916

Nationalist Ataka Condemns Sofia Pride 2014

The nationalist party Ataka condemned the planned for Saturday Sofia Pride 2014 parade, reports Dnes.

Society | July 4, 2014, Friday // 15:59 | Viewed: 1011

Heavy Traffic Jams Along Bulgaria's Southern Black Sea Coast

A nearly 7-km-long traffic jam has clogged the roads between Bulgaria's Black Sea towns of Pomorie and Aheloy on Friday afternoon.

Society | July 4, 2014, Friday // 15:44 | Viewed: 1460

'Officers'' Beach in Varna To Remain Closed At Least Till Monday

The “Officers'” beach in Varna will remain closed at least until Monday, reports Darik Radio.

Society | July 4, 2014, Friday // 15:35 | Viewed: 1380

New Music Festival Takes Place in Bulgaria's Burgas

On August 9, Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Burgas will host the first edition of the Sea Garden Festival.

Society » Culture | July 4, 2014, Friday // 13:50 | Viewed: 1156

Bulgaria Nat'l TV Inks Deals with MacedonianRadio&TV, Cable Operators

The Macedonian Radio & Television (MRT) and the Bulgarian National Television (BNT) are to sign a contract for broadcasting their programs on the territory of the two countries.

Society | July 4, 2014, Friday // 13:02 | Viewed: 695

Greenpeace Warns of Polluted Reservoirs in Bulgaria's Stara Zagora

Excessive levels of lead, chromium and manganese have been detected by the Greenpeace organization in reservoirs located near power plants in Bulgaria's region of Stara Zagora.

Society » Environment | July 3, 2014, Thursday // 17:45 | Viewed: 1052

Opera in the Park Festival Begins in Bulgaria's Sofia

The summer festival Opera in the Park organized annually by Bulgaria's Sofia Opera and Ballet in the Park of the National Military Academy will be held between July 4-July 27.

Society » Culture | July 3, 2014, Thursday // 16:39 | Viewed: 1051

Donations for Flood Victims in Bulgaria Approach BGN 2 M

The two major donation drives for flood victims in Bulgaria have gathered a total of BGN 1 816 466 as of Wednesday.

Society | July 3, 2014, Thursday // 12:52 | Viewed: 741

Bulgaria's Sofia Municipality To Construct Flood Early Warning System

Bulgaria's Sofia Municipality began the construction of an information system for the prediction and the early warning in case of danger of flooding.

Society | July 3, 2014, Thursday // 11:47 | Viewed: 843

Cult Fantasy Author Terry Pratchett Forced To Cancel Appearance

Cult British fantasy author Terry Pratchett, who was diagnosed with  Alzheimer's 7 years ago, has pulled out of a Discworld convention later this summer, reports The Guardian.

Society » Culture | July 3, 2014, Thursday // 10:08 | Viewed: 1110

Five Injured in a Fire in Bansko

Five people, of which one fire fighter, were injured in a fire in Bulgaria's mountain resort Bansko on Wednesday night, reports BGNES.

Society | July 3, 2014, Thursday // 09:43 | Viewed: 880

The Interior Ministry Is Bulgaria's Largest Employer

The Interior Ministry is Bulgaria's largest employer with 49 000 employees, reports the 24 Chasa daily.

Society | July 2, 2014, Wednesday // 13:58 | Viewed: 780

Varna's Asparuhovo Threatened by 'Active Landslides' - Expert

Active landslides on both sides of drainage gullies are becoming more and more dangerous to flood-stricken Asparuhovo district in Bulgaria's Varna, a scientist believes.

Society | July 2, 2014, Wednesday // 13:11 | Viewed: 894

'Monty Python Live (Mostly)' Reunion To Be Shown in Sofia Cinemas

The “Monty Python Live (Mostly)” reunion show will be screened in the Sofia Dom na Kinoto cinema and on a screen in the Maimunarnika club, reports Cinefish.

Society » Culture | July 2, 2014, Wednesday // 12:38 | Viewed: 963

Volunteer Rescuer Sues The Emergency Phone 112

Milen Angelov, a volunteer participating in rescue operations during the floods in around Veliko Tarnovo, filed a complaint with the prosecution against the emergency phone 112.

Society | July 2, 2014, Wednesday // 12:01 | Viewed: 807

Number of Unemployed Bulgarians Drops Below 400 Thousand – Eurostat

In May, the unemployment rate in Bulgaria preserved its level from April and was 11.

Society | July 1, 2014, Tuesday // 16:22 | Viewed: 962

Birth Rate in Bulgaria On The Rise

The birth rate in Bulgaria has increased somewhat, said Dr.

Society | July 1, 2014, Tuesday // 15:24 | Viewed: 896

Bulgaria's Pension Levels Increase Slightly

The Supervisory Board of Bulgaria's National Social Security Institute will introduce a 2.7% increase to pensions granted by December 31, 2013 as of July 1, 2014.

Society | July 1, 2014, Tuesday // 12:32 | Viewed: 1016
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