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Bulgaria's Chief Health Inspector: Ebola Threat Is Not Imminent

The ebola threat, however real, is not imminent for Bulgaria, said the country's Chief Health Inspector Doctor Angel Kunchev for the BNT public broadcaster.

Society » Health | October 10, 2014, Friday // 12:57 | Viewed: 1400

Sofia’s Odeon Cinema Hosts Film Fest for Environmental Documentaries

The second edition of the documentary film festival “Gorichka Film Fest” will be held on October 9-15 at the Odeon cinema in Sofia.

Society » Culture | October 10, 2014, Friday // 12:12 | Viewed: 2002

'Vampire' Burial Uncovered In Perperikon

Grave of a young man on whom was performed an anti-vampire ritual was uncovered at archaeological excavations at the Perperikon site, reports News.

Society » Archaeology | October 10, 2014, Friday // 11:08 | Viewed: 2110

Bulgaria’s Unemployment Rate at 10.5% in September

Bulgaria’s unemployment rate stood at 10.5% in September, according to the Employment Agency.

Society | October 10, 2014, Friday // 10:55 | Viewed: 788

Tens Of Illegal Immigrants Apprehended In Sofia

Tens of illegal immigrants were apprehended by the police in Bulgaria's Sofia in the past several days, reports the Bulgarian National Radio.

Society | October 9, 2014, Thursday // 13:53 | Viewed: 1301

Warning Siren System To Be Tested On Oct. 13

Bulgaria's warning siren system will be tested on October 13, informs the Interior Ministry press centre.

Society | October 9, 2014, Thursday // 12:41 | Viewed: 1104

No Proof For Sabotage In Midzhur Explosives Plant - Top Prosecutor

There is not a single proof supporting the theory that the deadly blast that killed 15 people in the Midzhur explosives factory in Gorni Lom was a sabotage, said Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov for the Focus news agency.

Society » Incidents | October 9, 2014, Thursday // 11:27 | Viewed: 902

Medical Union Demands Update Of Health Insurance Fund Budget Update

The Union of Bulgarian Medics (BLS) demands an urgent update of the National Health Insurance Fund (NZOK), said the deputy chairperson Yulian Yordanov for the Bulgarian National Radio.

Society » Health | October 8, 2014, Wednesday // 20:16 | Viewed: 1050

Farmer Market Fest Showcases Organic Food

The first Farmer Market Fest will take place in Sofia this Friday at the central entrance of Sofia's Zaimov park between 1 PM and 8 PM.

Society » Environment | October 8, 2014, Wednesday // 19:52 | Viewed: 1393

Archaeologists Uncover Unique Medallion Near Bulgaria's Harmanli

Archaeologists have uncovered a unique for Bulgaria medallion with spiralled snake heads in an excavation at the Kastra Rubra fortress, near Harmanli, reports Dnes.

Society » Archaeology | October 8, 2014, Wednesday // 18:50 | Viewed: 1351

Gerard Depardieu To Shoot Film In Bulgaria

French actor Gerard Depardieu will shoot a film in Bulgaria, reports Vesti.bg.

Society » Culture | October 8, 2014, Wednesday // 18:23 | Viewed: 1489

Prosecution To Investigate Alleged Sexual Abuse Of Girl With Autism

Bulgaria's prosecution office launches an investigation for sexual abuse in the case with a 13-year-old girl with autism, said Stefan Milev of the Sofia Regional Prosecution, quoted by BTA.

Society | October 8, 2014, Wednesday // 17:36 | Viewed: 928

Bulgarian Writer Milen Ruskov Wins EU Prize for Literature

Bulgarian writer Milen Ruskov is one of the 13 winners of the 2014 European Union Prize for Literature.

Society » Culture | October 8, 2014, Wednesday // 12:09 | Viewed: 1522

Midzhur Ammo Blast 'Result of Sabotage' - Plant Owner

Valeri Mitkov, the owner of a munitions factory which an explosion leveled to the ground killing 15 people in Bulgaria's north-west, has cited sabotage as a reason for the incident.

Society | October 8, 2014, Wednesday // 08:07 | Viewed: 972

Bulgaria's Air Force To Host Air Show In Sofia

Bulgaria's Air Force will host the air show “This Is Us”, celebrating the 102-th anniversary of the country's air force, on October 11 at the Sofia airport in Vrazhdebna.

Society » Culture | October 7, 2014, Tuesday // 14:28 | Viewed: 2352

Labour Minister Blames Midzhur Management For Deadly Blast

The managers of the Midzhur factory in the village of Gorni Lom is responsible for the deadly blast, which killed 15 people, the caretaker Minister of Labour and Social Policies Yordan Hristoskov told bTV.

Society » Incidents | October 7, 2014, Tuesday // 10:08 | Viewed: 908

Jazz Musicians To Play At Sofia's Brick Roads Music Festival

Jazz musicians from around South Eastern Europe and elsewhere on the continent will be in the Bulgarian capital city for the Brick Roads Sofia Music Festival on October 10 and 11 2014.

Society » Culture | October 6, 2014, Monday // 15:39 | Viewed: 1455

Truck With BG Registration Kills 4, Injures 30 In Pileup Near Thessaloniki

A TIR truck with Bulgarian registration plates, driven by a Romanian citizen, caused a pileup, killing four and injuring 30 at the Thessaloniki – Veria highway in Greece, reports the Bulgarian National Radio.

Society » Incidents | October 5, 2014, Sunday // 18:47 | Viewed: 1478

3.2-Magnitude Earthquake Registered 80km Away from Smolyan

An earthquake measuring 3.

Society » Environment | October 5, 2014, Sunday // 13:50 | Viewed: 995

Bulgaria’s Radomir Votes in Referendum on Gold Mining

Residents of the western Bulgarian town of Radomir are voting Sunday in a referendum on gold mining in the region.

Society » Environment | October 5, 2014, Sunday // 11:10 | Viewed: 900

Up to 4% Price Hike of Over-the-counter Drugs Expected in Bulgaria

A price hike of up to 4% of over-the-counter drugs is expected, according to professor Ilko Getov, President of the Bulgarian Pharmaceutical Union.

Society » Health | October 4, 2014, Saturday // 16:06 | Viewed: 1154