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Bulgarian Actress Stoyanka Mutafova Honored by Lady Diana Foundation

Stoyanka Mutafova is the first Bulgarian actress to receive a honorable mention certificate from the Diana Memorial Fund.

Society » Culture | June 3, 2015, Wednesday // 10:33 | Viewed: 1484

Mentally Ill Patient Commits Suicide in Teteven Hospital

A mentally ill patient has jumped off the last floor o the Teteven hospital Wednesday morning.

Society » Incidents | June 3, 2015, Wednesday // 08:34 | Viewed: 1303

Sofia Citizens Leave Cars to Ride Subway amidst Street Repairs

The extreme renovation works taking place all over the infrastructure network in Sofia made thousands of people use public transportation.

Society | June 3, 2015, Wednesday // 08:02 | Viewed: 1770

Candidate PM in Denmark Appears Half-Naked in Public Posters

One of the candidates in the election campaign for a new Prime Minister of Denmark, John Erik Wagner has appeared half naked in his agitation posters.

Society | June 2, 2015, Tuesday // 16:01 | Viewed: 2151

Tensions Heighten in Bulgaria's Garmen amid Protest over Roma Buildings

Tensions are mounting in the village of Garmen, southwestern Bulgaria, as a protest of locals against illegal Roma buildings is entering into its third hour.

Society | June 2, 2015, Tuesday // 14:13 | Viewed: 2406

World Bank Supported IT Hackathon to Take Place in Sofia

The World Bank is organizing a competition for young programmers in the form of a hackathon to be held in Sofia.

Society » Education | June 2, 2015, Tuesday // 14:07 | Viewed: 1383

Bulgaria's Blagoevgrad Hosts Second Edition of 3D Art Festival

The second edition of the 3D Art Festival took place in Bulgaria's southern town of Blagoevgrad.

Society » Culture | June 2, 2015, Tuesday // 13:34 | Viewed: 1487

Bulgaria Marks Anniversary since Death of Revolutionary Hristo Botev

Sirens are to go off across Bulgaria on Tuesday noon to commemorate the anniversary of the death of poet and revolutionary Hristo Botev.

Society | June 2, 2015, Tuesday // 11:35 | Viewed: 1463

Bulgaria’s Nessebar Reports 8000 New Voters ahead of Local Elections in Autumn

Bulgaria’s Black Sea resort of Nessebar has grown by 8000 new voters ahead of the upcoming local elections in the autumn, according to a signal of 8 political parties to the municipality, to the Chief Prosecutor, and two ministers.

Society | June 2, 2015, Tuesday // 09:57 | Viewed: 1277

H2Obicham Campaign Raises Awareness of Dangers of Dehydration

More than 5,000 cars in the center of Sofia received more information, advice and facts regarding the dangers of dehydration while on the road.

Society | June 1, 2015, Monday // 15:53 | Viewed: 1335

Roma Population in Garmen Can Now Purchase Residential Buildings

Merely a day prior to the mass protest to be held in Garmen in opposition to illegal Roma buildings in the region, Roma people will get the chance to purchase their homes from the municipality.

Society | June 1, 2015, Monday // 14:43 | Viewed: 1462

Bulgaria Hosts Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting

The aim of the forum is to exchange information, formulate measures and decide upon measures for promoting eco-friendly policies.

Society » Environment | June 1, 2015, Monday // 13:55 | Viewed: 1379

OneRepublic to Present Impressive Show in Sofia

A second stage will be constructed especially for the upcoming concert of OneRepublic in Sofia on June 2 at the Arena Armeets arena.

Society » Culture | June 1, 2015, Monday // 12:51 | Viewed: 2163

Sofia Flashmob Marks Start of Campaign against Road Incidents

As many as 655 people lied down on the square of the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in downtown Sofia to kick off a major campaign aimed at the prevention of road incidents.

Society | June 1, 2015, Monday // 12:15 | Viewed: 1382

German Tourist Aged 27 Dies in Bulgaria's Slanchev Bryag

A German tourist aged 27 has passed away in Bulgaria's seaside resort Slanchev Bryag, as announced by Director of the Burgas Police Department Commissioner Kaloyan Kaloyanov Sunday, Focus new reported.

Society » Incidents | June 1, 2015, Monday // 09:41 | Viewed: 3806

Roma in Bulgaria’s Garmen Have Started Voluntarily Demolishing Illegal Buildings

Only 24 houses in the Roma neighborhood of Kremikovtsi in the southwestern village of Garmen are legal, according to the results of joint inspections of power distributor CEZ, Bugaria's National Construction Control Directorate, and the Social Assistance

Society | May 31, 2015, Sunday // 14:33 | Viewed: 1912

Bulgaria, Romania to Order Expensive Medicines Jointly as of end-2015

Bulgaria and Romania will start ordering jointly expensive pharmaceuticals in end-2015 in a bid to secure lower prices through larger quantities, according to Health Minister Petar Moskov.

Society » Health | May 31, 2015, Sunday // 10:47 | Viewed: 2754

Powerful Quake Hits off Southern Japan

A  7.8-magnitude earthquake deep under the ocean off Japan’s southern coast shook buildings in Tokyo on Saturday but no casualties or significant injuries and damage were immediately reported.

Society » Incidents | May 30, 2015, Saturday // 15:50 | Viewed: 1779

Bulgarian Movie Viktoria Released in the US

The film Viktoria by director and writer Maya Vitkova has been selected for a US release by the company Big World Pictures, located in Brooklyn, New York, the Hollywood Reporter announced.

Society » Culture | May 29, 2015, Friday // 16:15 | Viewed: 1958

Bulgaria Has Second Highest Number of Smokers in EU

Bulgaria has the second highest number of smokers in Europe and ranks sixth in the world in this respect.

Society » Health | May 29, 2015, Friday // 16:00 | Viewed: 2418

Preview of Game of Thrones Episode Featuring Zahari Baharov Now Released

Mere hours are left until the premiere of the eight episode of the hit HBO series Game of Thrones, featuring a performance by Bulgarian actor Zahari Baharov in the role of a leader of a cannibal tribe.

Society » Culture | May 29, 2015, Friday // 13:36 | Viewed: 1819