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Tens Of Illegal Immigrants Apprehended In Sofia

Tens of illegal immigrants were apprehended by the police in Bulgaria's Sofia in the past several days, reports the Bulgarian National Radio.

Society | October 9, 2014, Thursday // 13:53 | Viewed: 1302

Warning Siren System To Be Tested On Oct. 13

Bulgaria's warning siren system will be tested on October 13, informs the Interior Ministry press centre.

Society | October 9, 2014, Thursday // 12:41 | Viewed: 1105

No Proof For Sabotage In Midzhur Explosives Plant - Top Prosecutor

There is not a single proof supporting the theory that the deadly blast that killed 15 people in the Midzhur explosives factory in Gorni Lom was a sabotage, said Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov for the Focus news agency.

Society » Incidents | October 9, 2014, Thursday // 11:27 | Viewed: 909

Medical Union Demands Update Of Health Insurance Fund Budget Update

The Union of Bulgarian Medics (BLS) demands an urgent update of the National Health Insurance Fund (NZOK), said the deputy chairperson Yulian Yordanov for the Bulgarian National Radio.

Society » Health | October 8, 2014, Wednesday // 20:16 | Viewed: 1056

Farmer Market Fest Showcases Organic Food

The first Farmer Market Fest will take place in Sofia this Friday at the central entrance of Sofia's Zaimov park between 1 PM and 8 PM.

Society » Environment | October 8, 2014, Wednesday // 19:52 | Viewed: 1414

Archaeologists Uncover Unique Medallion Near Bulgaria's Harmanli

Archaeologists have uncovered a unique for Bulgaria medallion with spiralled snake heads in an excavation at the Kastra Rubra fortress, near Harmanli, reports Dnes.

Society » Archaeology | October 8, 2014, Wednesday // 18:50 | Viewed: 1383

Gerard Depardieu To Shoot Film In Bulgaria

French actor Gerard Depardieu will shoot a film in Bulgaria, reports Vesti.bg.

Society » Culture | October 8, 2014, Wednesday // 18:23 | Viewed: 1520

Prosecution To Investigate Alleged Sexual Abuse Of Girl With Autism

Bulgaria's prosecution office launches an investigation for sexual abuse in the case with a 13-year-old girl with autism, said Stefan Milev of the Sofia Regional Prosecution, quoted by BTA.

Society | October 8, 2014, Wednesday // 17:36 | Viewed: 945

Bulgarian Writer Milen Ruskov Wins EU Prize for Literature

Bulgarian writer Milen Ruskov is one of the 13 winners of the 2014 European Union Prize for Literature.

Society » Culture | October 8, 2014, Wednesday // 12:09 | Viewed: 1533

Midzhur Ammo Blast 'Result of Sabotage' - Plant Owner

Valeri Mitkov, the owner of a munitions factory which an explosion leveled to the ground killing 15 people in Bulgaria's north-west, has cited sabotage as a reason for the incident.

Society | October 8, 2014, Wednesday // 08:07 | Viewed: 975

Bulgaria's Air Force To Host Air Show In Sofia

Bulgaria's Air Force will host the air show “This Is Us”, celebrating the 102-th anniversary of the country's air force, on October 11 at the Sofia airport in Vrazhdebna.

Society » Culture | October 7, 2014, Tuesday // 14:28 | Viewed: 2396

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: 909

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: 1462

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: 1485

3.2-Magnitude Earthquake Registered 80km Away from Smolyan

An earthquake measuring 3.

Society » Environment | October 5, 2014, Sunday // 13:50 | Viewed: 999

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: 902

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: 1156

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: 1132

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: 1377

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: 1576

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: 1520