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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

Man Dies After Being Hit by Train Near Bulgaria's Svoge

A man has been hit by a fast train near Bulgaria's town of Svoge, Saturday.

Society » Incidents | October 4, 2014, Saturday // 15:29 | Viewed: 1130

Bulgaria Among Countries with Lowest Flu Vaccination Coverage

Bulgaria ranks last among European countries in terms of the implementation of preventive measures against the flu, especially the use of the seasonal flu vaccine.

Society » Health | October 4, 2014, Saturday // 14:33 | Viewed: 1360

Investigators Suspect Human Error Led To Blast at Explosives Plant

Investigators suspect a gross human error had caused the blast at the explosives plant in Gorni Lom, in Vidin region, prosecuting authorities have said.

Society » Incidents | October 3, 2014, Friday // 21:39 | Viewed: 1555

Valuable 10th Century Lead Seal Found in Bulgaria's Kireka

Archaeologists have found a 10th century lead seal belonging to a Byzantine ostiary - dignitary close to the emperor, in a medieval monastery complex in Bulgaria's Kireka area.

Society » Archaeology | October 3, 2014, Friday // 17:20 | Viewed: 1496

Bulgaria's Plovdiv to Allocate BGN 4.5M for New Zoo Construction

The new zoo in Bulgaria's Plovdiv located near the city Rowing Channel will cost BGN 4.5M, Bulgarian National Television (BNT) reports.

Society | October 3, 2014, Friday // 15:56 | Viewed: 1081

Bulgarian Animated Short Film Wins Prize In Hollywood

The Bulgarian animated short film “The Day Of The Bleeding Gums” won a prize for best animation and the Hollywood Weekly film festival in Los Angeles.

Society » Culture | October 3, 2014, Friday // 15:39 | Viewed: 1645

Whiskey Fest Sofia Starts In End October

The third edition of the Whiskey Fest Sofia starts on October 31 at the Sofia Event Center at the Paradise Mall shopping centre.

Society | October 3, 2014, Friday // 15:14 | Viewed: 1937

'Golden Rose' Film Festival Starts In Varna On Oct. 11

The 32-nd edition of the “Golden Rose” Bulgarian feature film festival starts in Varna on October 11.

Society » Culture | October 3, 2014, Friday // 14:50 | Viewed: 1420

Bulgaria's Customs Officers Apprehend 54 Illegal Immigrants at Danube Bridge Checkpoint

Bulgaria's customs officers have apprehended 54 unidentified individuals – reportedly illegal immigrants – at checkpoint Danube Bridge, reports Nova TV.

Society » Incidents | October 3, 2014, Friday // 14:35 | Viewed: 1054

Georgia's Sukhishvili National Ballet To Tour Bulgaria

The Georgian National Ballet Sukhishvili will tour five Bulgarian cities in end of October.

Society » Culture | October 3, 2014, Friday // 14:25 | Viewed: 1544

Explosives Plant Should Keep Functioning, Locals Are Desperate for Work – Mayor of Bulgaria’s Gorni Lom

Iliyan Mihaylov, Mayor of the northwestern village of Gorni Lom, which was stricken by a deadly explosion at a privately-owned explosives plant, insisted that the factory had to keep functioning due to the staggering unemployment in the area.

Society | October 3, 2014, Friday // 13:17 | Viewed: 1130

One Architecture Week To Take Place In Plovdiv

The annual international festival for architecture One Architecture Week will take place in Plovdiv in October 10-19.

Society » Culture | October 3, 2014, Friday // 12:10 | Viewed: 1643

Babyface Clan To Perform Entire 'Romantica' Album

The cult Bulgarian band Babyface Clan will perform their entire “Romantica” album on October 10 at the small stage of Sofia's Mixtape 5 club.

Society » Culture | October 3, 2014, Friday // 10:49 | Viewed: 1105

Midzhur Ammo Plant's Permit Scrapped Two Times - IntMin

Authorities have revoked two times the license of the ammunition factory where 15 people died after an explosion razed it to the ground, caretaker Interior Minister Yordan Bakalov revealed.

Society » Incidents | October 3, 2014, Friday // 09:43 | Viewed: 935

Investigators to Inspect Site of Ammo Plant Blast Friday

A 15-strong team from the National Investigative Service is to have access to the area where an explosion demolished an ammunition factory in Bulgaria's north-west, killing 15 people.

Society » Incidents | October 3, 2014, Friday // 07:57 | Viewed: 1101