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Search for Missing EgyptAir Plane Enters Second Day

A large-scale search has entered a second day on Friday for EgyptAir Flight MS804 that vanished over the Mediterranean with 66 passengers and crew on board.

Society » Incidents | May 20, 2016, Friday // 08:40 | Viewed: 1818

Heavy Rains, Thunderstorms Expected in Western Bulgaria on Friday

Torrential rainfall and thunderstorms can be expected across Bulgaria’s western half late on Friday and early Saturday, the country’s weather forecast service has warned.

Society » Environment | May 20, 2016, Friday // 08:06 | Viewed: 4115

EgyptAir Confirms Wreckage Found in Mediterranean Is from Missing Flight MS804

EgyptAir has confirmed media reports that debris found off Greek island of Karpathos is from the company’s Airbus A320 which went missing with 66 passengers and crew on board on Thursday.

Society » Incidents | May 19, 2016, Thursday // 21:41 | Viewed: 2860

Aircraft Debris Found during Search for Missing EgyptAir Jet

Greek state television has said that aircraft debris had been found in the sea during a search for a missing EgyptAir jet, Reuters reported on Thursday.

Society » Incidents | May 19, 2016, Thursday // 18:29 | Viewed: 1546

Helicopter Crashes Near Bulgaria's Nesebar, Pilot Dies

A helicopter has crashed near the village of Gyulyovitsa, in the municipality of Nesebar on the Black Sea coast of Bulgaria, local officials say.

Society » Incidents | May 19, 2016, Thursday // 14:42 | Viewed: 2726

Festival Italiano in Bulgaria 2016: Music, Cinema, Cuisine and Much More

The Italian Festival in Bulgaria begins on Tuesday, May 17, with a range of cinema, theater, food and trade events to offer “the best to represent Italy”, organizers have said.

Society » Culture | May 17, 2016, Tuesday // 20:43 | Viewed: 12765

Bulgaria's Weather Service Issues Rain, Thunderstorm Warning

A Code Yellow warning is in force on Monday for eleven of Bulgaria's 28 regions, the weather authority says.

Society » Environment | May 16, 2016, Monday // 12:56 | Viewed: 2626

European Night of Museums to Be Celebrated in Bulgaria on May 21

A number of Bulgarian towns and cities will take part in this year's European Night of Museums on May 21.

Society » Culture | May 16, 2016, Monday // 09:42 | Viewed: 3369

Divers Get 1 T of Waste Out of Waters Near St Anastasia Island

Nearly a ton of waste has been taken out of the sea near the island of St Anastasia, a local club of divers based at the Black Sea has said.

Society » Environment | May 16, 2016, Monday // 08:45 | Viewed: 2146

Bulgaria Completes Overhaul of Railway to Border with Greece, Turkey

A railroad connecting Bulgaria's second-biggest city Plovdiv with the Greek and Turkish borders is now completely modernized, Transport Minister Ivaylo Moskovski said on Sunday.

Society | May 16, 2016, Monday // 08:22 | Viewed: 2325

Bulgaria to Make Its Second Appearance at Eurovision Final on Saturday

Bulgarian singer Poli Genova will perform her song “If Love Was a Crime” at the final of this year's edition of the Eurovision Song Contest which will take place in Stockholm on Saturday evening.

Society » Culture | May 14, 2016, Saturday // 12:10 | Viewed: 2617

Firefighters Put out Blaze at Film Studios in Bulgaria's Boyana

Firefighters extinguished a blaze at the film studios in Boyana, on the outskirts of Bulgarian capital Sofia, bTV reported on Friday.

Society » Incidents | May 14, 2016, Saturday // 00:06 | Viewed: 2192

Firefighters Battle Blaze at Film Studios in Bulgaria’s Boyana   

A fire has broken out at the film studios in Boyana, on the outskirts of Sofa, the Ministry of the Interior said on Friday.

Society » Incidents | May 13, 2016, Friday // 20:40 | Viewed: 1919

Deflation Helps Keep Cost of Living Little Changed in Bulgaria in Q1 2016

An average Bulgarian household of four needed BGN 2,230 (EUR 1,140) per month to meet its needs at the end of March 2016, a new survey has shown.

Society | May 13, 2016, Friday // 17:53 | Viewed: 1876

Life Expectancy at Birth Drops in Bulgaria in 2013-2015 vs 2012-2014

Life expectancy at birth of Bulgaria’s population calculated for the period 2013 - 2015 was 74.5 years, 0.2 years lower than it had been for the period 2012 – 2014, the country’s stistical office NSI announced on Friday.

Society | May 13, 2016, Friday // 16:00 | Viewed: 2642

Bulgaria's Poli Genova Proceeds to Eurovision Final

Bulgarian singer Poli Genova, who represents Bulgaria at this year's edition of the Eurovision Song Contest with the song "If Love Was a Crime", qualified for the final which will take place in Stockholm on Saturday.

Society » Culture | May 13, 2016, Friday // 00:09 | Viewed: 4801

Residents of Bulgaria's Garmen Renew Protests Against Illegal Roma Dwellings

Residents of the Bulgarian village of Garmen renewed on Wednesday their protest against illegal dwellings in the Roma neighbourhood.

Society | May 12, 2016, Thursday // 11:56 | Viewed: 1888

Bulgaria's Poli Genova to Perform at Eurovision Semifinal on Thursday

The Bulgarian representative at this year's edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, Poli Genova, will perform in the second semifinal taking place in Stockholm on Thursday evening.

Society » Culture | May 12, 2016, Thursday // 10:16 | Viewed: 2589

Balkan Fever Concert, Light Show to Mark Start of Sofia Saloon of Arts

The 2016 edition of the Saloon of Arts in Sofia, Bulgaria kicks off on Wednesday evening, with music and a light show on the facade of the National Palace of Culture (NDK).

Society » Culture | May 11, 2016, Wednesday // 13:18 | Viewed: 1894

Bulgaria's Culture Min Seeks Revival of Ties on Russia Visit

Bulgarian Culture Minister Vezhdi Rashidov has met with a number of state officials and handed two "Golden Age" awards during his trip to Moscow which ends Wednesday, May 11.

Society » Culture | May 11, 2016, Wednesday // 08:21 | Viewed: 2077

Two Miners Injured after Incident in Bulgaria's Oranovo

A landmass fall in the mine of Oranovo, Southwestern Bulgaria, the public TV reports.

Society » Incidents | May 11, 2016, Wednesday // 07:39 | Viewed: 1415