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Bulgarian Health Minister Foresees Possible Decrease in Number of Hospitals

The Bulgarian Health Minister Petar Moskov said on Monday that the number of hospitals could decrease by 50 next year

Society » Health | May 4, 2015, Monday // 13:09 | Viewed: 1121

Bulgarian Student 'Opens Fire, Wounds 4' in Odessa

A brawl involving drunken students in the Ukrainian city of Odessa has ended in four people being injured after a Bulgarian opened fire on his colleagues, a Ukrainian news website reports.

Society » Incidents | May 4, 2015, Monday // 12:35 | Viewed: 1419

Bulgaria's Plovdiv to Host Prestigious Wine Contest in 2016

The second-largest Bulgarian city Plovdiv is to host the renowned Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2016, Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has said.

Society | May 4, 2015, Monday // 09:27 | Viewed: 1449

Bulgaria Police Arrest Car Driver Who Ran over Child and Fled

Police have detained the driver of a car which hit and killed a boy crossing a boulevard in the city of Burgas on Saturday and fled the site, 24 Chasa newspaper reported.

Society » Incidents | May 3, 2015, Sunday // 15:24 | Viewed: 1601

Driver Runs Over Child in Bulgaria's Burgas, Flees Crime Scene

A child was killed on Saturday after being hit by a vehicle on the Todor Aleksandrov boulevard in the Bulgarian city of Burgas.

Society » Incidents | May 2, 2015, Saturday // 17:11 | Viewed: 1560

Bomb Threats Cause Evacuation of Two Malls in Bulgaria's Plovdiv

Bomb threats necessitated the evacuation of customers and staff of Mall Plovdiv and Mall Galeria in the Bulgarian city of Plovdiv on Saturday.

Society » Incidents | May 2, 2015, Saturday // 14:17 | Viewed: 1823

Bulgaria Marks 1150th Anniversary of Conversion to Christianity

Bulgaria marks on Saturday the 1150th anniversary of its conversion to Christianity and the 1145th anniversary of the establishment of an autocephalous Bulgarian Orthodox Church.

Society | May 2, 2015, Saturday // 13:03 | Viewed: 3129

Bulgaria Midwife Who Wounded Baby Regularly Worked 24 Hours On Duty

Emiliya Kovacheva, a midwife who beat a 4-day-old baby, regularly worked 24 hours on duty without a break, according to a preliminary report of Bulgaria’s Executive Agency „Medical Audit“ (EAMA).

Society » Health | May 1, 2015, Friday // 16:30 | Viewed: 17236

Bulgaria’s Environment Ministry Reports Substantial Reduction in Plastic Bag Use

Bulgaria’s Environment Ministry has boasted about a substantial reduction in the use of single-use thin plastic bags over the past two years.

Society » Environment | May 1, 2015, Friday // 15:13 | Viewed: 1194

Georgi Petkanov, Former Minister of Interior, Justice, Dies at 67

Georgi Petkanov, former Bulgarian Interior Minister and Justice Minister, has died at the age of 67.

Society » Obituaries | May 1, 2015, Friday // 13:47 | Viewed: 1300

Sofia Court Approves Dismantling of 1300 Years Bulgaria Monument

The Administrative Court Sofia City has given the green light to the removal of the “1300 Years Bulgaria” Monument in front of the National Palace of Culture (NDK) in Sofia.

Society » Culture | May 1, 2015, Friday // 11:23 | Viewed: 2927

Bulgaria Marks 139th Anniversary of April Uprising

Bulgaria marks the 139th anniversary of the 1876 April Uprising for the liberation of Bulgaria.

Society | May 1, 2015, Friday // 10:42 | Viewed: 1539

Bulgaria Health System Could Perform Much Better, World Bank Says

Bulgaria’s health care system has the potential to considerably boost its performance while cutting out-of-pocket spending, the World Bank has said.

Society » Health | April 30, 2015, Thursday // 17:50 | Viewed: 2676

Project Urban Nomads Set to Improve Living Conditions of Homeless People

The project Urban Nomads will be aiming at improving living conditions for the homeless in Bulgaria, and the main focus will be put on people collecting and separating garbage across the streets.

Society | April 30, 2015, Thursday // 13:58 | Viewed: 1357

TV7 Scandal: Bulgaria Experts Voice Diverging Opinions

Developments at TV7, where a bailiff accompanied by dozens of police officers tried to switch the station off air, are dominating other Bulgarian media outlets on Thursday.

Society | April 30, 2015, Thursday // 13:16 | Viewed: 4537

Bulgaria's Judicial Council Fails Again to Elect Sofia Appellate Court Chair

Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) has failed in its third attempt to elect a Chair of the Sofia Appellate Court.

Society | April 30, 2015, Thursday // 13:08 | Viewed: 1119

Bankrupt Businessman Hangs Himself in Bulgaria's Bansko

A bankrupted businessman (approximately 50 year old) who had been wanted, has been found hanged in the city of Bansko, as reported by BGNES.

Society » Incidents | April 30, 2015, Thursday // 11:16 | Viewed: 1770

Bulgaria’s Judicial Council Makes 3rd Attempt to Elect Sofia Appellate Court Chair

Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) will make a third attempt to elect a Chair of the Sofia Appellate Court, the third biggest court in the country.

Society | April 30, 2015, Thursday // 09:14 | Viewed: 1023

Two Bulgarian Police Officers Resign over TV7 Scandal

Two senior Bulgarian police officers have resigned over what Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova described as exceeding of powers by police during impounding of assets of Sofia-based TV7 station.

Society | April 29, 2015, Wednesday // 20:42 | Viewed: 1786

Nigel Kennedy to Present Hendrix Project in Sofia on May 10

The world famous violinist Nigel Kennedy will present to the Bulgarian audience his Hendrix project in Sofia on May 10.

Society » Culture | April 29, 2015, Wednesday // 17:51 | Viewed: 5027

Bulgaria PM Borisov Orders Police Out Of TV7 Building

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borisov on Wednesday said he had ordered police to leave the headquarters of private TV7 channel in Sofia after increased police presence in the building sparked accusations of infringement on media freedom.

Society | April 29, 2015, Wednesday // 17:42 | Viewed: 1636