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Bulgarian-Greek Drama Enters Lux Prize Shortlist

The Lesson, a 2014 Bulgarian-Greek film, is among the ten works nominated to the Lux Prize at this year's edition of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.

Society » Culture | July 9, 2015, Thursday // 08:59 | Viewed: 1863

Code Yellow on Account of Dangerous Heat Waves

Code yellow has been issued in 23 municipal regions of Bulgaria because of the heat wave expected Wednesday.

Society » Environment | July 8, 2015, Wednesday // 13:14 | Viewed: 2382

Born Free Foundation Appeals to Help Rescue Two Bulgarian Circus Lions

A UK-based international wildlife charity has invited donations for the relocation of two Bulgarian circus lions from life in a small cage to life in a sanctuary in Africa.

Society » Environment | July 8, 2015, Wednesday // 13:07 | Viewed: 4559

Robbie Williams to Hold First Ever Beach Concert in Burgas

Merely a month is left until the summer music festival SPIRIT of Burgas to be held in the Black Sea resort on August 7 and 8.

Society » Culture | July 7, 2015, Tuesday // 15:42 | Viewed: 9049

BGN 1,000 Fines Proposed for Trash Roamers

People roaming through garbage bins are threatened by a BGN 1,000 fine.

Society | July 7, 2015, Tuesday // 12:48 | Viewed: 4462

Bulgaria, Italy to Cooperate in Countering Traffic of Cultural Property

Bulgaria and Italy signed on Monday a memorandum of understanding on countering illegal trafficking of cultural property.

Society » Culture | July 7, 2015, Tuesday // 11:00 | Viewed: 4630

Maximum Temperatures in Bulgaria Reaching 37° C

Weather in Bulgaria will be accompanied by critically high temperatures on Tuesday.

Society » Environment | July 7, 2015, Tuesday // 10:33 | Viewed: 4295

Roma People in Garmen Refuse Social Assistance

Six families residing in some of the illegal buildings in the Garmen municipality have refused to use the social services they have been offered.

Society | July 6, 2015, Monday // 12:22 | Viewed: 4776

Three-Day Bulgarian Tourist Fair Opens Doors in Paris

Bulgarian Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has opened a three-day tourist fair in the French capital Paris.

Society » Culture | July 3, 2015, Friday // 21:45 | Viewed: 2258

Fire Causes Death of Two People in Downtown Sofia

Two people have died during a fire in a residential building located in the very center of Bulgaria’s capital Sofia, as reported by Darik radio.

Society » Incidents | July 3, 2015, Friday // 20:46 | Viewed: 2175

No Risk for Bulgaria from Forest Fires Around Ukraine’s Chernobyl

Forest fires in the exclusion zone around Ukraine’s closed Chernobyl nuclear power plant haven’t led to a rise in radioactivity levels in Bulgaria, the Interior Ministry in Sofia said on Thursday.

Society » Incidents | July 2, 2015, Thursday // 20:27 | Viewed: 4483

Bulgarian Ambassador to US Says Was Subject to Hack Attack

Bulgaria's Ambassador to the US Elena Poptodorova has said her mail address has been "hacked" as part of a scam.

Society » Incidents | July 2, 2015, Thursday // 10:19 | Viewed: 1410

NGO Threatens to Sue Bulgaria over Forced Demolition of Homes in Roma District of Garmen

The Bulgarian Helsinki Committee (BHC) has opposed the forced demolition of buildings and homes in the Roma neighborhood of the southwestern Bulgarian village of Garmen.

Society | July 1, 2015, Wednesday // 16:13 | Viewed: 2152

Two Bulgarian Ad Agencies Nominated in Cannes Lions Festival

The ad campaign Yoga Hangers by Noble Graphics that was dedicated to the yoga clothing brand Omnitom has been the first Bulgarian project nominated to compete in what is considered to be the biggest advertising festival in the world – Cannes Lions, Capita

Society » Culture | July 1, 2015, Wednesday // 15:52 | Viewed: 6137

Bulgaria, US to Create Commission on Safeguarding Cultural Heritage

The Bulgarian branch of ICOMOS and the US Embassy to Sofia announced their plans for the establishment of bilateral Bulgarian-US commission on safeguarding the cultural heritage of the country.

Society » Culture | July 1, 2015, Wednesday // 15:05 | Viewed: 2182

Three Houses Collapsed in Pernik Following Illegal Mining Activities

Three houses fell through the illegal coal mining sites in the Pernik neighborhood Rudnichar Wednesday.

Society » Incidents | July 1, 2015, Wednesday // 14:54 | Viewed: 1661

Bulgaria’s PM: Hospitals Will Remain On No-Privatization List

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has vowed that Health Minister Petar Moskov will withdraw a set of legal amendments paving the way for the privatization of hospitals.

Society » Health | July 1, 2015, Wednesday // 14:04 | Viewed: 1807

Three-Day Jazz Festival to Take Over Sofia

The A to JazZ Fest will gather the audience across Sofia for the fifth time.

Society » Culture | July 1, 2015, Wednesday // 12:55 | Viewed: 5070

Bulgaria’s Troyan Suffers Damages Following Floods

A house was demolished on account of the prolific rain in Troyan Tuesday.

Society » Incidents | July 1, 2015, Wednesday // 11:44 | Viewed: 1618

Bulgaria's Minimum Wage Goes Up

The national minimum wage in Bulgaria is BGN 380 as of July 1, up from BGN 360.

Society | July 1, 2015, Wednesday // 08:20 | Viewed: 1881

Bulgaria’s Health Ministry Mulls 3-10% Tax on Junk Food

Bulgaria’s Health Ministry plans to introduce a new tax of 3-10% on unhealthy food products and energy drinks.

Society » Health | June 29, 2015, Monday // 10:00 | Viewed: 2138