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Row Deepens between Bulgaria's Public Radio, Copyright Organization

The Bulgarian National Radio and copyright organization Musicautor remain at loggerheads over music fees, with officials being cautious in their reaction.

Society | January 4, 2017, Wednesday // 11:28 | Viewed: 2702

Earthquake Rocks Area of Bulgaria's Veliko Tarnovo

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Society | January 4, 2017, Wednesday // 08:45 | Viewed: 3488

Sofia's MENAR Film Festival to Feature Central Asian, Indian Productions

An enhanced presence of movies from Central Asia, the Caucasus, India and Indonesia will complement this year's Middle East and North Africa (MENAR) Film Festival beginning next week in Sofia, organizers say.

Society » Culture | January 3, 2017, Tuesday // 13:49 | Viewed: 3902

'Somali Migrant' Dies While Trying to Cross Bulgaria

Border police on Monday discovered the body of a woman, possibly of Somali origin, near the village of Ravadinovo in southern Bulgaria, the Interior Ministry says.

Society » Incidents | January 2, 2017, Monday // 17:50 | Viewed: 5251

Protest Briefly Blocks European Route near Bulgaria's Dupnitsa

Disgruntled residents of Dzherman, a village in Western Bulgaria, staged a blockade of the European route E-79 on Monday to protest against the construction of a waste storage facility near their homes.

Society | January 2, 2017, Monday // 14:08 | Viewed: 1375

Road Conditions Normal in Bulgaria as Great Return to Sofia Begins

Up to 200 000 vehicles are expected to enter Sofia through Monday as a long weekend is coming to an end, police say.

Society | January 2, 2017, Monday // 12:37 | Viewed: 1957

January 'to Be Colder Than Usual' in Bulgaria

The month of January will be colder than what has been measured in previous years, Bulgarian meteorologists say.

Society » Environment | January 2, 2017, Monday // 08:25 | Viewed: 7469

Emergency State Lifted in Bulgaria's Burgas after Chain Crashes

Authorities have lifted the state of emergency in Burgas Region following a series of crashes that left traffic paralyzed along Trakia motorway and a bypass route leading to Burgas from central Bulgaria.

Society | January 1, 2017, Sunday // 15:51 | Viewed: 1460

Trakia Motorway Reopened en Route to Burgas after Huge Traffic Jam

Part of the Trakia motorway area that had been sealed off for almost 24 hours was reopened on Saturday afternoon, the Road Infrastructure Agency has said.

Society » Incidents | December 31, 2016, Saturday // 16:28 | Viewed: 3184

Bulgaria's Media Watchdog Sides with Public Radio on Music Royalties

The Council on Electronic Media (CEM) of Bulgaria has expressed concern with the news that no contemporary music will be airead by the BNR, the country's the public radio broadcaster.

Society | December 31, 2016, Saturday // 15:57 | Viewed: 1588

Thousands of Animals to Be Culled in Bulgaria's Stara Zagora over Bird Flu

Fifteen thousand livestock birds will have to be mortified as a bird flu epidemic is raging in the area of Stara Zagora, authorities say.

Society | December 31, 2016, Saturday // 10:40 | Viewed: 2248

Bulgaria's Public Radio Stops Playing Contemporary Music over Row

The Bulgarian National Radio will only play classical music, jazz and folklore as of January 01, its Director General says.

Society | December 31, 2016, Saturday // 09:22 | Viewed: 2283

Hundreds Stranded on Roads after Chain Crashes Near Bulgaria's Burgas

Part of Trakia motorway and a bypass route leading into Burgas will remain closed at least until the afternoon on Saturday as heavy chain-reaction crashes have left the roads jammed since Friday evening.

Society » Incidents | December 31, 2016, Saturday // 08:37 | Viewed: 4746

Code Yellow Warning in Force for Half of Bulgaria

Bulgaria's weather service has issued an alert for snowfall and heavy winds in Eastern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | December 30, 2016, Friday // 08:42 | Viewed: 4224

Bulgaria Denies Registration to Church of Flying Spaghetti Monster

A Bulgarian court on Tuesday turned down the registration of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, local media reported.

Society | December 29, 2016, Thursday // 11:01 | Viewed: 3479

Security Stepped Up in Sofia ahead of New Year Celebrations

Security measures are already being boosted across the Bulgarian capital Sofia as New Year celebrations approach, the Sofia Municipality says.

Society | December 29, 2016, Thursday // 10:22 | Viewed: 1336

Strong Winds Expected in Eastern, Southwestern Bulgaria

Bulgaria's weather service has issued a Code Yellow warning in 13 out of 28 regions in the country.

Society » Environment | December 29, 2016, Thursday // 10:03 | Viewed: 2200

Flu Epidemic Declared in Two Bulgarian Towns

The southern Bulgarian towns of Harmanli and Haskovo have declared a flu epidemic as of December 29, public broadcaster BNR reports.

Society » Health | December 29, 2016, Thursday // 09:33 | Viewed: 3483

Hitrino Blast: Donations to Bulgarian Red Cross Top BGN 2 M

The Bulgarian Red Cross says it has raised more than BGN 2 M within the nationwide donation campaign after the incident in Hitrino earlier in December.

Society | December 29, 2016, Thursday // 08:58 | Viewed: 1364

Bulgaria Declares February 21 Day of Homage to Anti-Nazi Fighters

The Bulgarian government has officially chosen February 21 as a day to pay tribute to people who fought Nazism in Bulgaria.

Society | December 28, 2016, Wednesday // 13:26 | Viewed: 1275

Wind Alert Issued for Most of Bulgaria

Bulgarian weather authorities have issued a Code Yellow warning over strong winds expected in nearly all of the country's regions.

Society » Environment | December 28, 2016, Wednesday // 09:41 | Viewed: 2477
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