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Fastest Human-Powered Vehicles in the World Invented by Bulgarian

For more than 14 years, the brand Varna has been holding the world record on the fastest human-propelled vehicles.

Society » Culture | February 11, 2015, Wednesday // 10:35 | Viewed: 1401

Frosty Northern Winds Settle in Bulgaria

The weather in Bulgaria will remain partially cloudy on Wednesday.

Society » Environment | February 11, 2015, Wednesday // 08:04 | Viewed: 933

58% of Settlements in Bulgaria to Access Emergency Care in 20 Minutes by 2020

58% of Bulgarian cities, towns, and villages will have access to emergency medical services within 20 minutes by 2020, according to a draft healthcare reform plan of the Health Ministry.

Society » Health | February 10, 2015, Tuesday // 20:24 | Viewed: 1202

Telenor To Launch Internet Safety Educational Campaign in Bulgaria

Mobile operator Telenor said on Tuesday it is launching an educational campaign on Internet safety in collaboration with the Bulgarian Ministry of the Interior and the Bulgarian Safer Internet Node.

Society | February 10, 2015, Tuesday // 14:06 | Viewed: 1393

Brazzobrazie Music Festival Storms Sofia In February

The fourth winter edition of the festival is dedicated to the sweet madness of funk and soul music.

Society » Culture | February 10, 2015, Tuesday // 11:44 | Viewed: 1590

River in Southern Bulgaria Bursts Dike, Threatens to Flood Village, Motorway

The river Stryama burst a dike on the territory of Maritsa municipality in southern Bulgaria, threatening to flood the nearby village of Trilistnik and Trakia Motorway.

Society » Incidents | February 10, 2015, Tuesday // 10:45 | Viewed: 1374

Bulgaria Launches Its First Comedy Festival

Bulgaria's very First Comedy Festival is to start on February 22 and will continue up until March 9 in Sofia.

Society » Culture | February 10, 2015, Tuesday // 10:38 | Viewed: 1654

New Bulgarian-Language Book about Morocco Seeks to Boost Tourism, Bilateral Ties

A book containing seventeen stories of Bulgarian journalists and writers who traveled to Morocco was presented in Sofia on Monday.

Society » Culture | February 10, 2015, Tuesday // 08:53 | Viewed: 1953

BBLF Raises BGN 36,000 to Fight Breast Cancer and Child Abandonment  

The Seventh Annual Ball of the Bulgarian Business Leaders Forum (BBLF) raised a record BGN 36,000 to support the prevention of breast cancer and child abandonment.

Society | February 9, 2015, Monday // 17:20 | Viewed: 637

Sam Smith, The Star of Grammy's 2015

Sam Smith stormed the 57th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles last night. The British artist was the big winner at the ceremony, taking home four awards.

Society » Culture | February 9, 2015, Monday // 09:31 | Viewed: 837

Temperatures In Bulgaria To Hit New Low

Chilly winds from the north will take over Bulgaria on Monday.

Society » Environment | February 9, 2015, Monday // 08:48 | Viewed: 1626

Bulgaria with More Snowstorms in the Upcoming Week

The danger of snowstorms remains in the eastern parts of Bulgaria, currently experiencing severe winds, and temperatures will continue to decrease.

Society » Environment | February 8, 2015, Sunday // 11:36 | Viewed: 1562

Bulgarian Regional Minister Expects Major Landslides in 2015

Bulgarian Regional Minister Lilyana Pavlova said on Saturday that the country could be affected by major landslides in 2015 as these have started to occur on a daily basis.

Society » Environment | February 7, 2015, Saturday // 16:07 | Viewed: 1217

Bulgarian Firefighters Protest Due to Planned Layoffs

Bulgarian firefighters are to protest on Saturday due to planned layoffs and poor working conditions.

Society | February 7, 2015, Saturday // 11:56 | Viewed: 846

Snow Causes Traffic Disruptions in Several Bulgarian Regions

The snow that fell on Friday caused disruptions to traffic in several Bulgarian regions, which necessitated the introduction of temporary measures and limitations.

Society » Environment | February 7, 2015, Saturday // 11:29 | Viewed: 1909

Warnings Issued Across Bulgaria over Possible Torrential Rains, Snowstorms

Code orange has been issued for Bulgaria's Smolyan municipality on Friday on account of the heavy rains and expected thunderstorms.

Society » Environment | February 6, 2015, Friday // 09:41 | Viewed: 5478

River near Bulgaria’s Ruse Overflows, Authorities Ready for Evacuation

River Rusenski Lom, which passes through the village of Basarbovo near the Bulgarian town of Ruse, overflew on Thursday.

Society » Incidents | February 5, 2015, Thursday // 17:59 | Viewed: 1132

Bulgarian Parliament Begins Debate on Vocational Elements in Education

Lawmakers in the National Assembly have started discussions on a bill which could bring about changes to schooling and pre-school education.

Society » Education | February 5, 2015, Thursday // 13:50 | Viewed: 869

Minor 2.1 Earthquake Reported in SE Bulgaria

A minor earthquake was registered Wednesday night near the southeastern Bulgarian town of Karnobat, according to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC).

Society » Environment | February 5, 2015, Thursday // 08:27 | Viewed: 843

Bulgaria’s Ballet Arabesque Offers New Interpretation of Prokofiev’s Cinderella

Ballet Arabesque will present an unconventional mix of dance and theatre in its newest show “Cinderella” based on the music by Prokofiev.

Society » Culture | February 4, 2015, Wednesday // 21:32 | Viewed: 1938

Bulgaria’s Govt Allocates State Guarantee of BGN 1 M for Exhibition at the Louvre

Bulgaria’s government has adopted a decision for a state guarantee worth BGN 1 M for the Bulgarian exhibition at the Louvre in April 2015.

Society » Culture | February 4, 2015, Wednesday // 21:13 | Viewed: 975