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Sofia Metro To Reach Airport In April

The extension of Sofia's red line will reach the airport in April 2015, said Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova who inspected the construction process.

Society | October 31, 2014, Friday // 12:50 | Viewed: 1577

Photo From Bulgarians' 2013 Protests Featured In Hollywood Film

Stefan Stefanov's photo of a crying girl holding a policeman from last year's anti-government protests in Bulgaria was selected for the Hollywood production.

Society » Culture | October 30, 2014, Thursday // 13:16 | Viewed: 1701

EU Greenhouse Gas Emissions Dropped by Almost 2% in 2013

According to latest estimates, EU greenhouse gas emissions in 2013 fell by 1.

Society » Environment | October 28, 2014, Tuesday // 19:45 | Viewed: 1470

Finnish Diva Tarja Turunen With Concert In Sofia

The Finnish Diva Tarja Turunen will perform with her rock band in Sofia on November 3.

Society » Culture | October 28, 2014, Tuesday // 12:45 | Viewed: 1403

Funding For Road Maintenance Siphoned Off For Other Projects

The funding for winter maintenance of Bulgaria's roads has been siphoned off for projects of the “Oresharski” government, said caretaker Regional Development Minister Ektaterina Zaharieva, quoted by the Sega daily.

Society | October 28, 2014, Tuesday // 08:30 | Viewed: 1340

Thousands Suffer Power Cuts, Blackouts After Bulgaria's First Snow

Nearly 13 000 households are still without electricity in Bulgaria's north-east and another 10 000 experience disruptions in its north-central regions after the first snow for 2014 fell on Saturday.

Society » Environment | October 27, 2014, Monday // 19:24 | Viewed: 2276

Four Lion Cubs Born In Varna Zoo

Four lion cubs were born in Varna zoo on October 16, reports the website Live.

Society | October 27, 2014, Monday // 12:30 | Viewed: 1214

Bulgaria Elected Member of International Telecommunications Union Council

Bulgaria has been elected a member of the Council of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) for the seventh time in a row.

Society | October 27, 2014, Monday // 11:09 | Viewed: 2160

Bulgaria’s Burgas Calls Off State of Emergency after Weekend of Heavy Rain

The Mayor of Burgas signed an ordinance Monday to lift the state of emergency in the city after a weekend of heavy rain.

Society » Environment | October 27, 2014, Monday // 10:39 | Viewed: 1597

Bulgaria Recovering From Heavy Rains, Snowfall

Situation is returning to normal after heavy rains and snowfall that claimed a woman's life and wreaked havoc across Bulgaria over the weekend.

Society » Incidents | October 27, 2014, Monday // 07:47 | Viewed: 4342

Orthodox Christians Hail St. Demetrius

Orthodox Christians in Bulgaria, Greece and other churches observing the Gregorian calendar are celebrating Saturday the holiday of St. Demetrius.

Society » Culture | October 26, 2014, Sunday // 14:03 | Viewed: 1576

Downpours Claim Woman's Life in Bulgaria's East

A woman was found dead after going missing on Saturday as torrential rains flooded the Primorsko Municipality near the Bulgarian Black Sea city of Burgas.

Society » Incidents | October 26, 2014, Sunday // 12:01 | Viewed: 2345

State of Emergency Declared in Bulgaria’s Burgas, Gabrovo, Smolyan

A state of emergency has been declared in Bulgaria’s Black Sea city of Burgas due to the potentially dangerous weather, Saturday.

Society » Incidents | October 25, 2014, Saturday // 15:09 | Viewed: 4735

Heavy Snow, Rain Cause Chaos Throughout Bulgaria

Code Red warning for heavy rain was declared in three Bulgarian districts - Smolyan, Kardzhali and Haskovo, Saturday.

Society » Environment | October 25, 2014, Saturday // 13:39 | Viewed: 5682

Code Orange Issued in 17 Bulgarian Districts Over First Snow

The first snow has fallen in the western and northern parts of Bulgaria overnight.

Society » Environment | October 25, 2014, Saturday // 10:55 | Viewed: 2857

Construction of Sofia's 3rd Metro Line Could Be Delayed Over Appeals

The construction of the third metro line in Bulgaria's Sofia may be delayed over appeals lodged against a decision of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), Sofia chief architect Petar Dikov said.

Society | October 24, 2014, Friday // 17:54 | Viewed: 1538

Over 15 000 People Not Let Into Bulgaria in 2014

A total of 15 126 people were not allowed to cross the Bulgarian-Turkish border since the beginning of 2014, Interior Ministry Chief Secretary Svetlozar Lazarov told journalists at a joint press conference with caretaker Interior Minister Yordan Bakalov.

Society | October 24, 2014, Friday // 16:50 | Viewed: 1594

Bulgaria's Osam, Vit Rivers Water Levels Increasing Due to Heavy Rains

The water level of the river Osam in the north-central Bulgarian city of Lovech has increased by 1 meter in the last day after the pouring rains that hit the region.

Society » Environment | October 24, 2014, Friday // 16:20 | Viewed: 1180

Over 100 People Residing in Bulgaria Illegally Arrested in Special Operation

A special police operation against persons residing in Bulgaria without authorisation is underway on the territory of the country.

Society | October 24, 2014, Friday // 14:40 | Viewed: 1645

Antoaneta Vasileva Questioned In Money Laundering Investigation

Antoaneta Vasileva, wife of Tsvetan Vasilev – majority owner of troubled Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB) was questioned in the Sofia Investigation Service in connection to a money laundering investigation, reports Dnevnik.

Society | October 24, 2014, Friday // 14:05 | Viewed: 1294

Bulgarian Red Cross Warns of New Refugee Wave

Bulgarian Red Cross expects a refugee wave, and is properly preparing to face it, Hristo Grigorov, head of the organization said, Friday, Darik news reports.

Society | October 24, 2014, Friday // 12:41 | Viewed: 1456