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Hot Weather Alert Throughout Bulgaria on Sunday

A Code Yellow warning has been announced for all of Bulgaria's 28 regions, the national weather service says.

Society » Environment | July 31, 2016, Sunday // 08:33 | Viewed: 14677

Bulgaria Expects Another Hot Summer Day on Sunday

A streak of hot summer weather in Bulgaria will extend into Sunday and Monday with air temperature expected to rise even further.

Society » Environment | July 30, 2016, Saturday // 15:09 | Viewed: 10880

Wildfire near Bulgaria's Ardino Contained

A forest fire near Ardino, in southern Bulgaria, has been contained, the authorities said on Saturday.

Society » Incidents | July 30, 2016, Saturday // 10:07 | Viewed: 2359

Forest Fire Rages near Ardino in Southern Bulgaria

A wildfire has engulfed a mountainous area of about 10 hectares of pine trees between the villages of Svetulka and Ahryansko near Ardino, in southern Bulgaria, the athorities said in Friday.

Society » Incidents | July 29, 2016, Friday // 20:59 | Viewed: 10293

Bulgaria to Set up Advisory National Food Board

Bulgaria will establish an advisory body to coordinate the state policy in the food sector, the government has decided.

Society » Health | July 27, 2016, Wednesday // 17:08 | Viewed: 10296

Bulgaria to Scrap Injunction of People with Mental Disabilities

The statutes of full or partial injunction imposed on people with mental disabilities will be completely abolished, the Bulgarian government has said.

Society | July 27, 2016, Wednesday // 14:34 | Viewed: 3195

Bulgarians See Politics, Hospitals, Customs as 'Most Corrupt' - Poll

Politicians, doctors and customs officers are pointed out by Bulgarians as "most corrupt" in a recent Gallup survey.

Society | July 27, 2016, Wednesday // 08:53 | Viewed: 1670

Pope Francis Donates Funding for Basilica in Bulgaria's First Capital

Pope Francis has donated EUR 5000 for the repair the Great Basilica in Pliska, the first capital of the First Bulgarian Empire, Catholic officials say.

Society | July 27, 2016, Wednesday // 08:11 | Viewed: 2251

Night/Plovdiv to Feature Dozens of Events on September 23-24

The annual "white night" of Plovdiv will be take place on September 23-24 this year, with dozens of venues and events scheduled for the duration of the festival.

Society » Culture | July 26, 2016, Tuesday // 11:49 | Viewed: 307928

Bulgaria Granted Humanitarian Status to Ansbach Attacker in 2013

The 27-year-old Syrian national who blew himself up in Ansbach, Bavaria had been granted humanitarian status by Bulgaria, authorities in Sofia say.

Society | July 25, 2016, Monday // 21:51 | Viewed: 3547

Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson to Open Plovdiv Salon of Arts in September

Jethro Tull co-founder Ian Anderson is coming to Plovdiv on September 03, 2016.

Society » Culture | July 25, 2016, Monday // 11:07 | Viewed: 9425

Motorway Crash Injures 21 Migrants in Bulgaria

A cargo vehicle tumbled over over the weekend, leaving twenty-one migrants injured on Trakia motorway, police say.

Society » Incidents | July 25, 2016, Monday // 10:39 | Viewed: 11325

Bulgarian Court Releases Migrant Hunter on Bail

A court in the Black Sea city of Burgas has freed on bail a man who forcefully detained three migrants near the Bulgarian border in April.

Society | July 20, 2016, Wednesday // 17:15 | Viewed: 56887

New Sofia Metro Station Opens, Adding 15 000 Passengers

A new metro station has opened in Bulgaria's capital Sofia on Wednesday.

Society | July 20, 2016, Wednesday // 11:28 | Viewed: 3500

Azam Ali to Perform in Sofia in October

Iranian American singer and musician Azam Ali is to play with her band Niyaz in Sofia, organizers of the concert have said.

Society » Culture | July 19, 2016, Tuesday // 15:27 | Viewed: 200626

Bulgaria Filed 5 User Data Requests with Google in 2015

Bulgaria submitted only five user data requests with Google, the third-lowest number in the EU, in 2015, the company's transparency report shows.

Society | July 19, 2016, Tuesday // 14:39 | Viewed: 2230

Strong Winds Expected in Bulgaria on Monday

Bulgaria's weather service has issued a Code Yellow warning for 24 of 28 regions over strong winds.

Society » Environment | July 18, 2016, Monday // 07:26 | Viewed: 12105

State of Emergency Remains after Flood in Bulgaria's Rozino

The situation in the Central Bulgarian village of Rozino is getting back to normal after the area was hit by torrential rains on Friday, its mayor says.

Society » Incidents | July 17, 2016, Sunday // 12:19 | Viewed: 2668

Rozhen Folklore Fair Begins Near Bulgaria's Smolyan

The traditional festival of folklore and livestock breeding, held on the meadows in the area of Rozhen near the town of Smolyan in the Rhodope mountains, began on Friday.

Society » Culture | July 15, 2016, Friday // 17:08 | Viewed: 2522

Bodies of Two Young Men Found in Danube River Near Bulgaria's Ruse

Divers found on Friday the bodies of the two young men, who had gone missing in the Danube river near the Bulgarian city of Ruse on Thursday.

Society » Incidents | July 15, 2016, Friday // 13:39 | Viewed: 2442

Two Young Men Go Missing in Danube River Near Bulgaria's Ruse

Two young men went missing in the Danube river near the Bulgarian city of Ruse late on Thursday afternoon.

Society » Incidents | July 15, 2016, Friday // 10:02 | Viewed: 2296