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Bulgaria to Tighten Control on Disability Pension Certificates

Bulgaria's Labor Minister Ivaylo Kalfin has come up with new proposals to amend the pension system, including measures to curb the unjustified allocation of disability pensions.

Society | April 4, 2015, Saturday // 14:12 | Viewed: 1310

Parents of Impaired Children Stage Protest in Sofia

''We demand rights, and not limitations,'' stated parents of children with impairments who gathered to stage an all-national protest in front of the Bulgarian Council of Ministers.

Society | April 3, 2015, Friday // 13:15 | Viewed: 1124

Strong Winds Close Bulgaria's Varna Port

The port in Bulgaria's Black Sea capital Varna was closed on Friday due to strong winds, the management of the port informed.

Society » Environment | April 3, 2015, Friday // 12:43 | Viewed: 1148

Asenovgrad- Smolyan Road Remains Blocked

The road between Asenovgrad and Smolyan still remains closed both ways due to the new landslide in the region. It is expected that the road will be unblocked by the end of the day.

Society » Incidents | April 3, 2015, Friday // 09:29 | Viewed: 976

Bulgarian Ski Track in Chepelare Is Now Temporarily Closed

Commission for Consumer Protection in Bulgaria has ordered that the ski track Mechi Chal in mountain resort Chepelare should be closed.

Society » Incidents | April 3, 2015, Friday // 08:41 | Viewed: 1123

Bulgarian Film Screened at London Empire Awards

Bulgarian Dimitar Kostadinov and his partner Natalia Petkova reached the final four in an international movie remake competition Done in 60 Seconds.

Society » Culture | April 2, 2015, Thursday // 16:01 | Viewed: 1778

Sofia Airport Now Just 18 Minutes from Downtown Area

It is now taking only 18 minutes with the new subway section in Bulgaria's capital Sofia to move between the city center and the airport.

Society | April 2, 2015, Thursday // 14:30 | Viewed: 1663

Photo Exhibition to Raise Funds for Guide Dog Foundation

The Eyes on Four Paws Foundation has organized a photo exhibition with the title ''Awakening''. Visitors will have the opportunity to visit the exhibition from March 30 to April 8 in Sofia Hall at the Capital's Librarly, located on the central Slaveikov

Society » Culture | April 2, 2015, Thursday // 12:36 | Viewed: 3435

Birds in Bulgaria Decreased by One Fifth in Past Eight Years

The number of the most widespread birds in Bulgaria has decreased with 21 % over the past eight years.

Society » Environment | April 2, 2015, Thursday // 11:05 | Viewed: 1207

Two Earthquakes Measuring 3.3, 3.9 on Richter Scale Registered in SE Bulgaria

Two earthquakes were felt Thursday morning in Southeastern Bulgaria, according to the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC).

Society » Environment | April 2, 2015, Thursday // 07:57 | Viewed: 1292

Subway Trains to Sofia Airport Start Running at 1 pm on April 2

The subway section to Sofia Airport starts functioning Thursday at 1 pm.

Society | April 2, 2015, Thursday // 07:37 | Viewed: 1918

Access to Key Bulgarian Government Websites Restored

Access to the websites of Bulgaria’s government and the President’s office has been restored on Wednesday evening, a search by Novinite has shown.

Society » Incidents | April 1, 2015, Wednesday // 19:30 | Viewed: 987

Fire Breaks out in Central London, 2,000 People Evacuated

About 2,000 people have been evacuated from buildings in central London on Wednesday afternoon due to fire suspected to have started among underground electrical cables in Holborn, according to British media reports.

Society » Incidents | April 1, 2015, Wednesday // 19:07 | Viewed: 1222

Key Bulgarian Government Websites Blocked

Access to the websites of Bulgaria’s government and President’s office was blocked late on Wednesday afternoon.

Society » Incidents | April 1, 2015, Wednesday // 18:41 | Viewed: 991

French Officials Deny Video Footage Found at Germanwings Plane Crash Site

French authorities have denied European media reports that a mobile phone video footage was found at the crash site of the Germanwings plane.

Society » Incidents | April 1, 2015, Wednesday // 16:40 | Viewed: 1855

Bulgarian Cabinet Allocates BGN 14 M for Natural Disaster Relief

The Bulgarian government allocated BGN 14 M for addressing the consequences of the heavy snowfall and floods in the past months.

Society » Environment | April 1, 2015, Wednesday // 15:05 | Viewed: 4576

Minor Earthquake Hits Southern Bulgaria

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Society » Incidents | April 1, 2015, Wednesday // 08:18 | Viewed: 937

Sofia Declared Best Bulgarian City to Live in for 2014

Bulgaria's capital Sofia was awarded on Tuesday for the third time the title the “Best City to Live In” for 2014.

Society | March 31, 2015, Tuesday // 18:01 | Viewed: 4838

Another Six Pelicans Die at Bulgaria's Srebarna Nature Reserve

Six pelicans have been found dead at the Srebarna nature reserve in northeastern Bulgaria on Monday, BTA news agency reported.

Society » Environment | March 30, 2015, Monday // 19:26 | Viewed: 1520

Bulgarian National TV Begins Preparations for Hosting Junior Eurovision

The Bulgarian National Television (BNT) has began preparations for hosting the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2015.

Society » Culture | March 30, 2015, Monday // 17:04 | Viewed: 1090

Identity of Child Found Murdered in Suitcase Now Established

The identity of the five-year old boy found murdered and left in suitcase near Bulgaria's Pasarel has been revealed.

Society » Incidents | March 30, 2015, Monday // 11:30 | Viewed: 1299