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CNN: Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha’s Amazing Life

What really killed Bulgaria’s King Boris III in the midst of WWII, CNN’s Christiane Amanpour asks his son Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha in an interview.

Society | July 26, 2015, Sunday // 14:58 | Viewed: 3250

Forest Fire in Bulgaria's Rila Mountain Mostly Contained

The forest fire in Bulgaria’s Rila Mountain has been contained from three sides, the blaze continues only on the northwestern slopes, Nova TV station reported on Sunday.

Society » Incidents | July 26, 2015, Sunday // 11:04 | Viewed: 2398

No Casualties After Helicopter Crashes in Black Sea Near Bulgaria's Tsarevo

No people were killed or injured after a helicopter crashed in the Black Sea near the beach of the Bulgarian town of Tsarevo on Saturday.

Society » Incidents | July 25, 2015, Saturday // 16:08 | Viewed: 3048

Lifeguards Save Eight Foreigners From Drowning in Bulgaria's Zlatni Pyasatsi

Lifeguards have saved eight foreigner tourists from drowning in the Bulgarian seaside resort of Zlatni Pyasatsi (Golden Sands) by noon on Saturday.

Society » Incidents | July 25, 2015, Saturday // 15:34 | Viewed: 3372

Decreasing Water Levels Hamper Sailing on Danube Near Bulgaria's Belene

The drop in the water levels is hampering the sailing on the Danube river near the Bulgarian town of Belene.

Society » Environment | July 25, 2015, Saturday // 13:07 | Viewed: 2841

Wildfire Raging Above Bulgaria's Rila Monastery Spreads Further

The wildfire raging above the Rila Monastery in southwestern Bulgaria, has spread further overnight.

Society » Incidents | July 25, 2015, Saturday // 11:49 | Viewed: 2537

Sofia Museum Hosts Louvre Exhibition on Egypt

An exhibition on Ancient Egypt is now on display at the Sofia History Museum in the downtown area of Bulgaria's capital.

Society » Culture | July 25, 2015, Saturday // 08:55 | Viewed: 4482

Bulgaria Fights Wildifires  

More than 40 new wildfires have occurred in Bulgaria over the past 12 hours as a result of hot summer weather, strong winds and human neglect of fire safety rules, BGNES reported on Friday afternoon.

Society » Incidents | July 24, 2015, Friday // 18:08 | Viewed: 2713

Bulgarian Customs Prevent Smuggling of 10 African Grey Parrots

Bulgarian customs officers have seized 10 African grey parrots which a Bulgarian citizen tried to bring into the country from Turkey without proper documents required under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES).

Society » Environment | July 24, 2015, Friday // 16:20 | Viewed: 8749

Bulgaria's Ruse Becomes Home to New Multi-Purpose Arena

The new multi-purpose Bulstrad Arena was unveiled in the Bulgarian city of Ruse on Thursday.

Society | July 24, 2015, Friday // 15:13 | Viewed: 2625

Wildfire Near Bulgaria's Harmanli Continues to Rage for Third Day

The wildfire near the Bulgarian town of Harmanli continues to rage for the third consecutive day on Friday.

Society » Environment | July 24, 2015, Friday // 08:38 | Viewed: 2339

Bulgaria's Harmanli Declares State of Emergency Due to Raging Wildfire

The municipality of Harmanli in southern Bulgaria declared on Thursday a state of emergency due to the wildfire, which has been raging in the region for a second consecutive day.

Society » Incidents | July 23, 2015, Thursday // 15:34 | Viewed: 2205

Wildfire Rages for Second Day Near Bulgaria's Harmanli

A wildfire has been raging for the second day in the Sakar mountain in southeastern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | July 23, 2015, Thursday // 13:39 | Viewed: 2238

German Tourist Drowns in Bulgaria's Slanchev Bryag

A German tourist, aged 32, drowned in the Black Sea off the Bulgarian resort of Slanchev Bryag (Sunny Beach) on Tuesday.

Society » Incidents | July 22, 2015, Wednesday // 14:05 | Viewed: 4082

Child Goes Missing in Danube Near Bulgaria's Ruse

A child has gone missing in the waters of the Danube river near the Bulgarian city of Ruse on Tuesday.

Society » Incidents | July 22, 2015, Wednesday // 12:39 | Viewed: 2025

Bulgaria Submitted Only 22 Applications with European Patent Office in 2012

Bulgaria submitted only 22 patent applications with the European Patent Office (EPO), according to Eurostat data on innovations registered in 2012 in the EU.

Society | July 21, 2015, Tuesday // 08:48 | Viewed: 2175

3 New Medical Offices To Be Opened in Refugee Centers in Bulgaria

Nikola Kazakov, Chair of the State Agency for Refugees, has commented on the benefits for Bulgaria from the agreement with the German Federal Office for Migration and Refugees, adding that similar documents were to be signed with Greece and Romania.

Society | July 19, 2015, Sunday // 12:20 | Viewed: 2234

350 000 People Expected to Attend Bulgaria's Rozhen Folklore Fair

Bulgarians from all over the country are expected to gather at the Rozhen folklore fair, which is taking place in the Rhodope mountains between Friday and Sunday.

Society » Culture | July 17, 2015, Friday // 20:55 | Viewed: 3373

Intoxicated Swedish Tourist Died in Bulgaria's Slanchev Bryag Resort

A Swedish tourist died in Slanchev Bryag after falling off a hotel balcony late Wednesday evening.

Society » Incidents | July 16, 2015, Thursday // 10:23 | Viewed: 2361

3-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Southwestern Bulgaria

An earthquake of magnitude 3 on the Richter scale was registered in southwestern Bulgaria on Thursday.

Society » Environment | July 16, 2015, Thursday // 08:34 | Viewed: 1993

Two Bulgarian Circus Lions Now Awaiting Relocation to Africa in Stara Zagora Zoo

Jora and Black, the two Bulgarian circus lions awaiting relocation to a sanctuary in Africa by The Born Free Foundation, have been moved to a local zoo from their confinement in a small cage near Sofia.

Society » Environment | July 15, 2015, Wednesday // 16:39 | Viewed: 1788