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Bansko Jazz Festival to Feature Musicians from 3 Continents

The latest edition of the International Jazz Festival in Bansko is due to begin on August 06.

Society » Culture | July 14, 2016, Thursday // 16:03 | Viewed: 189602

Sofia Police Detain Bulgarian National, Two Migrants after Scuffle

Three men, of whom one is a Bulgarian citizen and the other two from Syria and Iraq, have been taken to custody after a fight in downtown Sofia, police say.

Society » Incidents | July 14, 2016, Thursday // 14:56 | Viewed: 2386

Body of Russian Tourist Found on Shore in Bulgaria's Sunny Beach

The body of a drowned Russian woman has been found in the resort of Sunny Beach, at the Black Sea, police say.

Society » Incidents | July 14, 2016, Thursday // 10:20 | Viewed: 3182

Hot Weather Alert for Most of Bulgaria on Thursday

Bulgaria's weather service has warned of dangerously high temperatures in 21 of 28 regions.

Society » Environment | July 14, 2016, Thursday // 09:59 | Viewed: 11872

Minumum Risk of Zika Virus Spreading to Bulgaria After First Registered Case in Romania

According to Bulgarian health authorities, the risk of Zika virus spreading to the country has not heightened after the first registered case in Romania.

Society » Health | July 13, 2016, Wednesday // 20:03 | Viewed: 10613

Two Large Fires Take Place in Sofia Overnight

Two large fires took place in two different parts of the Bulgarian capital overnight.

Society » Incidents | July 13, 2016, Wednesday // 17:18 | Viewed: 9809

Eleven-Year-Old Girl Drowns in Bulgaria's Varna

Eleven-year-old girl drowned in the area of the southern beach in Bulgaria's largest Black Sea city of Varna on Tuesday afternoon.

Society » Incidents | July 12, 2016, Tuesday // 17:53 | Viewed: 2829

Nearly 30 000 Bulgarians Emigrated in 2015, Immigrants Exceeded 25 000

Nearly 30 000 Bulgarians emigrated last year, most of them being young people in working age.

Society | July 12, 2016, Tuesday // 17:05 | Viewed: 2155

Bulgaria Registers Its 1st Domain in Cyrillic

The first address using a .бг domain, in Cyrillic letters, has appeared on the Internet.

Society | July 12, 2016, Tuesday // 14:22 | Viewed: 2881

American English Academy Ends School Year with Grand Ceremony

The American English Academy has marked the end of the school year with a festive ceremony in the school's concert hall.

Society » Education | July 12, 2016, Tuesday // 13:25 | Viewed: 9611

Large Fire Rages Near Bulgaria's Plovdiv

A huge fire is raging near the Bulgarian city of Plovdiv on Monday, with the fire having engulfed a large area of dry grass and stubble.

Society » Incidents | July 11, 2016, Monday // 16:08 | Viewed: 2238

Problem with Long-Term Unemployment in Bulgaria Deepens

The problem with long-term unemployment in Bulgaria has deepened.

Society | July 10, 2016, Sunday // 14:31 | Viewed: 2676

Kyustendil Honours Famous Bulgarian Painter with Large-Scale Portrait on Square

The Bulgarian town of Kyustendil honoured Vladimir Dimitrov – Maystora (The Master) with a large-scale portrait of him drawn on the central square.

Society » Culture | July 9, 2016, Saturday // 17:01 | Viewed: 13208

Large Queues Form at Checkpoints on Bulgaria's Border with Greece, Turkey

Large queues of vehicles formed at key checkpoints along Bulgaria's borders with Greece and Turkey on Saturday.

Society | July 9, 2016, Saturday // 14:35 | Viewed: 3592

Protesters Continue to Demand Resignation of Bulgaria's Culture Minister

A new protest demanding the resignation of Bulgarian Culture Minister Vezhdi Rashidov has been scheduled to take place on Friday in front of the building of the culture ministry.

Society » Culture | July 8, 2016, Friday // 21:13 | Viewed: 2351

Protest Calls for Resignation of Bulgaria's Culture Minister

Demonstrators on Thursday called on Bulgaria's Culture Minister Vezhdi Rashidov to step down after the dismissal of a long-serving National Art Gallery employee.

Society | July 8, 2016, Friday // 10:25 | Viewed: 1995

Bulgarian Prosecutors 'Increasingly under Pressure from Leadership' - Study

Prosecutors in Bulgaria are more often subjected to pressure from their institution's top officials, a recent study argues.

Society | July 7, 2016, Thursday // 11:53 | Viewed: 1642

Sofia's New Public Transport Fare 'Temporary', Mayor Says

The higher price for a single public transport ticket in Sofia is only provisional as a new smart system, based on duration or distance of travel, is to be set up, the city's mayor Yordanka Fandakova has said.

Society | July 7, 2016, Thursday // 11:26 | Viewed: 1825

Half of Bulgaria under Alert over Strong Winds

Moderate gales at a speed of 14-15 m/s are expected throughout much of Bulgaria on Thursday, the national weather services says.

Society » Environment | July 7, 2016, Thursday // 08:55 | Viewed: 10443

Pegida ex-Official, Dutch Branch Leader Boast Migrant Hunt in Bulgaria

Expelled Pegida frontwoman Tatjana Festerling was in Bulgaria to hunt down migrants seeking to cross from Turkey together with the head of the movement's Dutch offshoot, Edwin Wagenveld, her own posts show.

Society | July 6, 2016, Wednesday // 15:19 | Viewed: 2120

Sofia Breathes Festival to Change Venues This Year

The Sofia Breathes urban culture festival will surprise its guests this August as organizers say its latest edition will be held on different streets than those used before.

Society » Culture | July 6, 2016, Wednesday // 11:54 | Viewed: 171017