'I Lived 152 Lives,' Claudia Cardinale Says in Bulgaria's Sofia

Italian actress Claudia Cardinale on Thursday was awarded an honorary degree by the National Academy for Theater and Film Arts (NATFA) in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Society » Culture | October 9, 2015, Friday // 08:25 | Viewed: 3562

Probe Launched into Pile-Up on Bulgaria's Hemus Motorway

Prosecutors have started an investigation into the deadly pile-up that left 3 people dead and 14 injured (10 seriously) in a tunnel o the Hemus Motorway in Bulgaria.

Society » Incidents | October 9, 2015, Friday // 07:39 | Viewed: 2770

At Least Three Dead, Two Heavily Injured in Pile-up on Bulgaria's Hemus Motorway

At least two people died and two other were heavily injured after a multiple vehicle collision occurred in one of the tunnels of Hemus motorway on Thursday.

Society » Incidents | October 8, 2015, Thursday // 14:37 | Viewed: 2863

Average Life Expectancy in Bulgaria: 74 Years

The average life expectancy in Bulgaria is 74 years, with women living seven years longer than men, Nova TV reported on Thursday.

Society | October 8, 2015, Thursday // 13:49 | Viewed: 1552

Bulgarian Trumpeter Mihail Yossifov to Join Pink Martini at Sofia Concert

US band Pink Martini is to sing its most beloved songs together with Bulgarian trumpeter Mihail Yossifov on October 21, when the group is to perform in Sofia, the organizers have said.

Society » Culture | October 7, 2015, Wednesday // 15:07 | Viewed: 2227

Bulgaria's Golden Rose Festival Starts Official Program

The official competition at the 33rd Golden Rose Film Festival is already underway in the Black Sea city of Varna, Bulgaria.

Society » Culture | October 7, 2015, Wednesday // 12:30 | Viewed: 1875

Twice Upon a Time in the West: Cardinale's First-Ever Role as Self

Twice Upon a Time in the West, a Bulgarian thriller featuring Italian star Claudia Cardinale, is to have its first run at the Sofia Opera on Wednesday.

Society » Culture | October 7, 2015, Wednesday // 10:48 | Viewed: 2329

Bulgaria Submits First Nomination for Global Teacher Prize

A Bulgarian nomination for the Global Teacher Prize, an annual USD 1 million award given to teachers who have made an outstanding contribution to the profession, will be submitted for the first time in 2015.

Society » Education | October 5, 2015, Monday // 09:57 | Viewed: 1744

Road Traffic Monitoring System To Be Launched in Bulgaria by end-October

An automated data acquisition and analysis system for road traffic data from motorways and first-class roads is to be completed by end-October, according to Bulgaria’s Road Infrastructure Agency (RIA).

Society | October 4, 2015, Sunday // 13:01 | Viewed: 2499

Bulgaria's Stara Zagora Holding 10-Day Beer Festival

The town of Stara Zagora, in Southern Bulgaria, has become Bulgaria's "beer capital" as of October 02, Friday.

Society | October 3, 2015, Saturday // 11:11 | Viewed: 1996

Children's Museum Opens Doors in Bulgaria's Sofia

A museum created specially for children opened on Thursday in the Bulgarian capital Sofia.

Society » Education | October 2, 2015, Friday // 08:26 | Viewed: 2477

Bulgaria's Alarm Siren System to Be Tested at 13h

Bulgaria is to test its alarm system on Thursday, with sirens due to sound in eleven towns and cities across the country.

Society | October 1, 2015, Thursday // 07:48 | Viewed: 1763

New Bulgarian App Gives Information on Traffic, Road Incidents

A new application has been launched to give up-to-date information on traffic across Bulgaria, along with other important data, Regional Minister Lilyana Pavlova has said.

Society | October 1, 2015, Thursday // 06:35 | Viewed: 2269

Bulgarian Police Detains British Citizen for Stealing Forklift, Attacking Officers

Bulgarian police detained on Tuesday a 26-year-old British MMA fighter for stealing a forklift, crashing into two vehicles and attacking police officers in the Black Sea resort of Sunny Beach.

Society » Incidents | September 30, 2015, Wednesday // 10:11 | Viewed: 4717

Wooden Sculptures Attract the Attention of the Tourists in the Open-Air Museum “Etar”

A spoon-shaped bench, a rug made out of pine logs, a door that “guarded” one home in the village of Bozhentsi one century ago…These plastic arts and several more “send” messages to the tourists that have set off for the craftsmen’s street of “Etar” open-a

Society » Culture | September 29, 2015, Tuesday // 15:00 | Viewed: 2056

Bulgarian Village of Belozem Declares State of Emergency

Bulgarian authorities declared a state of emergency in the village of Belozem, located in the province of Plovdiv late on Monday.

Society » Environment | September 29, 2015, Tuesday // 11:08 | Viewed: 2305

Salaries in Bulgaria’s Emergency Care Sector to Go Up by 20% as of Jan 2015

Salaries in the emergency healthcare sector will increase by 20% as of January 2015, according to Deputy Health Minister Vanyo Sharkov.

Society » Health | September 29, 2015, Tuesday // 10:54 | Viewed: 1851

Bulgarian Authorities Issue Red Code Over Heavy Rain, Strong Winds in Burgas

The National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology (NIMH) to the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAN) issued a red code over considerable rainfall and strong winds in the province of Burgas.

Society » Environment | September 29, 2015, Tuesday // 07:54 | Viewed: 2496

Bulgaria’s Refugee Agency Reports Spike in Migratory Pressure in 2015

Bulgaria’s State Agency for Refugees (SAR) has informed about a sudden spike in migratory pressure on the country in 2015.

Society | September 28, 2015, Monday // 13:52 | Viewed: 1736

15 Districts in Bulgaria under ‘Code Yellow’ Weather Alert over Heavy Rain

15 districts in central and eastern Bulgaria are under a “code yellow” weather alert due to heavy rainfall, according to a forecast of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS).

Society » Environment | September 28, 2015, Monday // 09:48 | Viewed: 2856

3% of Bulgaria’s Population Have No Access to Emergency Medial Service

211 000 Bulgarian nationals, or 3% of the population, have no access to emergency medical service because they live in remote areas, according to a report of the National Audit Office (NAO) on the quality of medical care in the country.

Society » Health | September 27, 2015, Sunday // 14:31 | Viewed: 2986