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British Tourist Missing in Sea at Bulgaria’s Sunny Beach Resort

A Brirish national on holiday in Bulgaria is missing after being swept out to sea in the Sunny Beach resort, the BBC has reported

Society » Incidents | August 9, 2015, Sunday // 10:38 | Viewed: 2845

Bulgarian President's Eldest Son Dies Aged 14

Filip, the eldest son of Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev, has died, the President's press office has said.

Society » Obituaries | August 8, 2015, Saturday // 14:59 | Viewed: 14325

Folk Fest Drawing Tens of Thousands to Bulgaria's Koprivshtitsa This Weekend

As many as 40 000 people gathered in Koprivshtitsa for the opening day a traditional festival which is being held in the picturesque town for the eleventh time.

Society » Environment | August 8, 2015, Saturday // 11:44 | Viewed: 2416

Code Red Alert Issued for Eastern Bulgaria over Possible Wildfires

A Code Red warning is in force on Saturday for a number of regions of Eastern Bulgaria, the weather department with the Bulgarian Academy of Science has said.

Society » Environment | August 8, 2015, Saturday // 10:46 | Viewed: 2449

Bulgarian-born Aerodynamics Engineer Makes Her F1 Dream Come True

Tsvetelina Mavrodieva, a 23-year-old Bulgarian national, has joined the Red Bull Formula 1 racing team as an aerodynamics engineer, making her dream come true.

Society » Education | August 7, 2015, Friday // 19:45 | Viewed: 6732

Bulgarian Sailors Stranded at Spanish Port

The crew of a Moldovan cargo ship, part of whom are Bulgarian, are trapped on board at a Spanish port.

Society » Incidents | August 7, 2015, Friday // 14:51 | Viewed: 1790

Highest Alert Issued in Southeastern Bulgaria over Wildfire Threat

A Code Red warning has been issued in Southeastern Bulgaria over potential wildfires on Friday, the Bulgarian Academy of Science (BAS)'s weather department has announced.

Society » Environment | August 7, 2015, Friday // 10:15 | Viewed: 2916

Bulgaria Had High Rates of Potentially Amenable Deaths in 2012 - Eurostat

Bulgaria, Lithuania, Romania and Latvia topped the list of number of amenable deaths in 2012, the EU's statistical body Eurostat has said.

Society » Health | August 7, 2015, Friday // 09:51 | Viewed: 2380

Firefighters Contain Forest Blaze Near Bulgaria’s Sunny Beach Resort

Firefighters have contained a wildfire north of Bulgaria’s Sunny Beach seaside resort and there is no risk to a holiday village located nearby, BGNES reported on Thursday.

Society » Incidents | August 6, 2015, Thursday // 19:57 | Viewed: 4077

Bulgaria’s Health Minister Revokes License of Private Hospital

Bulgaria’s Health Minister Petar Moskov has revoked the license of a private hospital, Surgery Hospital „Papurov” in Targovishte.

Society » Health | August 6, 2015, Thursday // 14:01 | Viewed: 3438

Greece Strike to Affect Evening Flights between Sofia, Athens

A strike being held by Greek flight controllers is to affect flight schedule between Sofia and Athens on Wednesday evening, BGNES wire service quotes Sofia Airport officials as saying.

Society | August 5, 2015, Wednesday // 11:23 | Viewed: 2330

Transfiguration Festival to Gather Thousands in Rhodope Mountains

From Thursday to Sunday this week, an alternative and world music festival will transform the village of Dolen into the cultural hotspot of the Rhodope Mountains.

Society » Culture | August 5, 2015, Wednesday // 10:43 | Viewed: 3281

Drazki Museum Ship Reopens in Bulgaria's Varna

Drazki, a torpedo boat that has functioned as a museum for nearly 50 years, has reopened to visitors in the Bulgarian Black Sea city of Varna.

Society » Culture | August 5, 2015, Wednesday // 08:42 | Viewed: 1949

Drunk Driving Rate in Bulgaria at 2.5%, Police Operation Reveals

Bulgarian traffic police have intercepted 158 car drivers sitting behind the wheel after having drunk alcohol in just two days, BGNES reported on Tuesday,

Society » Incidents | August 4, 2015, Tuesday // 15:50 | Viewed: 1999

Photo Project Tells Stories of 'Foreigners who Made Bulgaria Their Home

What do an American entrepreneur, a Russian artist and a Muslim refugee from the Middle East have in common?

Society » Culture | August 4, 2015, Tuesday // 12:38 | Viewed: 8503

Wildfire Near Bulgaria’s Lesovo Border Crossing Contained

A Bulgarian Air Force helicopter has helped contain a wildfire near Lesovo village, a checkpoint on the border with Turkey, the Defence Ministry announced on Tuesday.

Society » Incidents | August 4, 2015, Tuesday // 11:47 | Viewed: 1898

Bulgaria’s Environment Minister to Cut Ribbon on Waste Management System in Vidin

Bulgaria’s Environment Minister Ivelina Vasileva will cut the ribbon on a new waste management system in the northwestern city of Vidin ON Tuesday afternoon.

Society » Environment | August 4, 2015, Tuesday // 07:36 | Viewed: 1821

Forest Fire Damage in Bulgaria since Jan 2015 Estimated at BGN 10 M

Wildfires have caused damage worth around BGN 10 M since the beginning of 2015, according to Bulgaria’s Deputy Agriculture Minister Georgi Kostov.

Society » Environment | August 2, 2015, Sunday // 13:01 | Viewed: 2297

'Socialist Beer' Adds Appeal to Traditional Buzludzha Fest

A "Socialist Beer" is being featured at the traditional Mount Buzludzha fest held by Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) members, activists, followers and sympathizers this Sunday.

Society | August 1, 2015, Saturday // 18:04 | Viewed: 2778

Bulgarian High School Students Win Gold, 2 Silver Medals at International Olympiad in Informatics

Bulgarian high school students have won one gold and two silver medals at the XXVII International Olympiad in Informatics in Almati, Kazakhstan.

Society » Education | July 31, 2015, Friday // 15:55 | Viewed: 2095

Inactivity Rate of Young People in Bulgaria at nearly 73% in 2014

The inactivity rate of young people aged 15-24 in the EU-28 varied from 32.6% in the Netherlands and 38% in Denmark to nearly 73% in Bulgaria and Italy, according to Eurostat data for 2014.

Society | July 31, 2015, Friday // 10:51 | Viewed: 1691