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Freedom House: Bulgaria Ranked as 'Free', but Gets EU's 2nd Worst Result

Bulgaria ranks as "Free" according to Freedom in the World 2017, Freedom House’s annual report on political rights and civil liberties.

Society | February 1, 2017, Wednesday // 14:45 | Viewed: 2346

Bulgaria Pays Tribute to Victims of Communist Rule

Bulgaria is marking the official Day of Gratitude and Homage to the Victims of the Communist Regime on Monday, he has urged Bulgarians to admit that "a quarter of a century after the fall of the Berlin Wall...

Society | February 1, 2017, Wednesday // 09:35 | Viewed: 2685

Fire Breaks Out at Harmanli Migrant Center

A fire broke out on Tuesday morning at the Harmanli reception and accommodation center in Southern Bulgaria, authorities say.

Society » Incidents | January 31, 2017, Tuesday // 13:29 | Viewed: 9867

Number of Doctors Leaving Bulgaria 'On Decline' - Ex-Min

The number of doctors leaving Bulgaria in search of better perspectives abroad has falled over the past two years, former Deputy Health Minister Vanyo Sharkov has said.

Society » Health | January 31, 2017, Tuesday // 10:33 | Viewed: 2430

Bulgarian Vignette Stickers for 2016 Expire on Tuesday

January 31, Tuesday, is the last day to use vignette stickers for Bulgaria's republican road network purchased last year.

Society | January 31, 2017, Tuesday // 07:56 | Viewed: 2542

Air Pollution Kills More Than 18 100 in Bulgaria Every Year

More than 18 100 die as a result of conditions caused by air pollution, public broadcaster BNR has said, citing statistics of The Lancet, a British medical journal.

Society » Environment | January 30, 2017, Monday // 12:58 | Viewed: 10714

Farmers to Protest in Sofia over New Rules on Subsidies

Bulgarian farmers will demonstrate in the capital Sofia on Monday to vent their anger at new rules for the allocation of EU subsidies.

Society | January 30, 2017, Monday // 10:33 | Viewed: 2449

Code Yellow Declared for 17 Bulgarian Regions

Code Yellow for extremely low temperatures has been declared for 17 regions in the country, showed data of the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (NIMH).

Society » Environment | January 28, 2017, Saturday // 09:06 | Viewed: 11669

Code Yellow Declared for All of Bulgaria for January 27

Code Yellow has been declared for all of Bulgaria for January 27 due to low temperatures.

Society » Environment | January 26, 2017, Thursday // 16:47 | Viewed: 12303

EEA: Southern Europe To Be Affected Most By Climate Change

The south and southeaster regions of Europe, including Bulgaria, will be affected most by the unfavourable effects of climate change on the continent.

Society » Environment | January 25, 2017, Wednesday // 19:01 | Viewed: 2739

Bulgaria Nears 'Global Average' in Corruption Perception Index

Bulgaria has ranked 75th in the world in terms of corruption perception and is singled out as the EU state perceived as "most corrupt" by its citizens in the latest Transparency International ranking.

Society | January 25, 2017, Wednesday // 10:09 | Viewed: 1896

Bulgaria's Prolet Gallery Presents Graphics Exhibition By Veliko Marinchevski

The Prolet Gallery in Burgas will present an exhibition of graphics by Veliko Marinchevski.

Society » Culture | January 24, 2017, Tuesday // 22:54 | Viewed: 2442

Bulgarian-Directed Short Film Gets Oscar Nomination

Blind Vaysha, directed by Bulgarian Theodore Ushev and based on a story by renowned writer Georgi Gospodinov, is one of the five titles in the Academy Awards' Animated Short Film category.

Society » Culture | January 24, 2017, Tuesday // 16:21 | Viewed: 16283

Truckers' Blockade on Danube Bridge 2 Lifted

There are no more protesting truck drivers barring passage through Danube Bridge 2, which connects Vidin in Bulgaria to Calafat in Romania, local media report.

Society | January 24, 2017, Tuesday // 14:03 | Viewed: 1388

Novinite's Personalities in the News Poll Closes in Four Weeks

Nearly a month remains for readers of Bulgaria's largest English-language news website Novinite.

Society | January 23, 2017, Monday // 16:48 | Viewed: 2100

Bulgaria's Prolet Gallery To Present Graphics Exhibition by Veliko Marinchevski

The Prolet Gallery in Burgas will present an exhibition of graphics by Veliko Marinchevski.

Society » Culture | January 23, 2017, Monday // 11:28 | Viewed: 2778

Code Yellow Declared for All of Bulgaria for Saturday

Code yellow has been declared for Saturday for all of Bulgaria due to low temperatures.

Society » Environment | January 20, 2017, Friday // 17:06 | Viewed: 12527

Sofia Ethnographic Museum To Present Surva, Vasilitsa

The UNESCO-listed Bulgarian custom Surva and the biggest Roma holiday Vasilitsa will be presented at the ethnographic Museum in Sofia on January 21 at 11:00 hrs.

Society » Culture | January 20, 2017, Friday // 12:29 | Viewed: 3488

Fresh Snow Catches Bulgaria Off-Guard

New heavy snowfall has disrupted traffic across Bulgaria, with the country's north-west and south most severely affected.

Society » Environment | January 19, 2017, Thursday // 12:14 | Viewed: 13917

Greece Halts Trucks from Bulgaria over Bad Weather

Greece has halted trucks entering via two border crossings from going on in direction to several key cities over severe weather conditions.

Society | January 19, 2017, Thursday // 11:53 | Viewed: 3559

Code Yellow in Most of Bulgaria over Snow, Road Ice

A warning has been issued by Bulgaria's weather service for Thursday.

Society » Environment | January 19, 2017, Thursday // 10:14 | Viewed: 3895
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