Emergency Declared on Greece's Thassos Island over Wildfire

A state of emergency has been declared on the island of Thassos in Greece over a wildfire raging since Saturday, the Bulgarian National Radio reports.

Society » Incidents | September 11, 2016, Sunday // 13:31 | Viewed: 10197

Extreme Risk of Fire in 5 Bulgarian Regions on Sunday

Bulgaria's weather service has issued the strongest alert for a risk of wildfires in five of the country's twenty-eight regions.

Society » Environment | September 11, 2016, Sunday // 09:22 | Viewed: 16110

Sofia Residents to Protest against Construction Projects in Borisova Garden

A protest is to be held in Bulgaria's capital Sofia on Sunday amid reports of a project to cut down part of the trees and begin construction works in a key city park.

Society | September 11, 2016, Sunday // 08:44 | Viewed: 4404

Vacant Places at Bulgarian Universities for Another Consecutive Year

For another consecutive year, large universities in Bulgaria announced additional listings in order to fill vacant places.

Society » Education | September 9, 2016, Friday // 10:14 | Viewed: 16128

Extreme Risk of Fire Declared in 10 Bulgarian Regions

Bulgaria's weather service has warned of an "extreme" risk of fire in ten of the country's twenty-eight regions.

Society » Environment | September 8, 2016, Thursday // 08:14 | Viewed: 16539

Miners Stage Roadblocks over Lack of Layoff Compensation

Nearly a hundred miners staged on Wednesday a blockade of the road linking Burgas and the resort town of Slanchev Bryag (Sunny Beach) by the Black Sea.

Society | September 7, 2016, Wednesday // 11:57 | Viewed: 4165

Fire Allegedly Caused by Migrants Rages On in SE Bulgaria

A fire that broke out on Tuesday in the area of Gramatikovo, not far from the Bulgarian-Turkish border, has been spreading for 24 hours, firefighters say.

Society » Incidents | September 7, 2016, Wednesday // 10:39 | Viewed: 18545

Varna Hosting Annual Animated Film Fest

The World Festival of Animated Film begins in the Bulgarian Black Sea city of Varna, offering an international selection for the 12th time.

Society » Culture | September 7, 2016, Wednesday // 08:22 | Viewed: 22793

Heavy Traffic at Greece, Turkey Borders as Bulgarians Return from Holiday

Kilometers-long queues have been formed at the borders of Bulgaria with Turkey and Greece as Bulgarians are coming back from their holidays, border police officials say.

Society | September 6, 2016, Tuesday // 14:41 | Viewed: 2538

Four FRONTEX Staff Injured in Sofia Tram Crash

An incident with four Polish officers with the European border protection agency FRONTEX has occurred in the center of Bulgaria's capital Sofia, the public TV station informs.

Society » Incidents | September 6, 2016, Tuesday // 12:18 | Viewed: 17342

Supermarket Blast Leaves 1 Heavily Injured in Bulgaria's Pleven

The owner of a supermarket in Pleven, north central Bulgaria, has been seriously wounded in an explosion, local media say.

Society » Incidents | September 6, 2016, Tuesday // 11:38 | Viewed: 17419

Bulgaria Marks Unification Day

Bulgaria is celebrating on Tuesday its Unification Day, with festive events expected throughout the country but mostly in Plovdiv, the second-biggest city.

Society | September 6, 2016, Tuesday // 08:45 | Viewed: 5482

Large Wildfire Rages Near Bulgaria’s Harmanli

A large wildfire is raging between the villages of Rogozinovo, Dositeevo, Kolarovo and Balgarin in the southern Bulgarian municipality of Harmanli on Sunday.

Society » Incidents | September 4, 2016, Sunday // 19:43 | Viewed: 2673

Wildfire Near Bulgaria’s Galabovo Extinguished

The wildfire between the villages of Glavan and Madrets in the southern Bulgarian municipality of Galabovo has been extinguished after having raged for three days.

Society » Incidents | September 4, 2016, Sunday // 16:40 | Viewed: 2336

Struma Motorway Cannot Bypass Kresna Gorge Entirely - Bulgaria PM

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov on Thursday ruled out that the construction of Struma motorway can completely go around Kresna Gorge, in southwestern Bulgaria.

Society | September 2, 2016, Friday // 16:23 | Viewed: 5037

Wildfire in Bulgaria's Topolovgrad Largely Extinguished

The state of emergency in parts of Topolovgrad municipality, Southeastern Bulgaria, has been lifted after firefighters have put out much of a blaze that ravaged kilometers of forest land in three days.

Society » Incidents | September 2, 2016, Friday // 11:11 | Viewed: 2337

Businessman Detained for Insulting Bulgaria's PM

The head of a police department in Blagoevgrad, southwestern Bulgaria, has been removed in a row that began after the arrest of a construction company owner over an insult to Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.

Society » Incidents | September 2, 2016, Friday // 08:57 | Viewed: 3420

Bansko Bohemi Festival to Offer Music, Food and Wine Sept 3-4

Bansko Bohemi is bringing together musicians and national dishes and drinks from across the Balkan Peninsula this Saturday and Sunday.

Society » Culture | September 1, 2016, Thursday // 12:36 | Viewed: 2167

Wildfire near Bulgaria's Topolovgrad Not Yet Extinguished

Firefighters are still working to put out the flames that caught at least 9 km of forest area near Topolovgrad and Harmanli, Southeastern Bulgaria, authorities say.

Society » Incidents | September 1, 2016, Thursday // 09:50 | Viewed: 2143

Emergency Declared in Bulgaria's Topolovgrad over Wildfire

Authorities in the southeastern Bulgarian town of Topolovgrad, Haskovo region, have declared a partial state of emergency for the village of Balgarska polyana and its surroundings, public broadcaster BNR reports.

Society » Incidents | August 31, 2016, Wednesday // 07:57 | Viewed: 2748

FRONTEX Head Warns of New Migrant Arrivals via Bulgaria

A stronger migratory pressure can now be felt on the EU's external borders, the head of the common border protection agency has said.

Society | August 30, 2016, Tuesday // 16:12 | Viewed: 5563