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Minor Quake Near Macedonia's Border with Bulgaria

A minor earthquake has been registerеd in Macedonia, not far from the border with Bulgaria, local media report.

Society » Environment | October 13, 2016, Thursday // 09:52 | Viewed: 2128

New Asylum Seekers' Number in Bulgaria Drops in September

The number of people who sought protection in Bulgaria last month has dropped by nearly a quarter compared to August, the refugee agency has said.

Society | October 13, 2016, Thursday // 07:56 | Viewed: 1556

Russian Impressionists Featured in Bulgaria for 1st Time

The National Art Gallery of Bulgaria has unveiled a collection of works by Russian Impressionists for the first time.

Society » Culture | October 12, 2016, Wednesday // 13:13 | Viewed: 247946

Bulgarian Movie 'Losers' to Compete for Oscar with 84 Titles

Karatsi ("Losers") of Ivaylo Hristov is among the 85 movies vying in the Foreign Language Film contest of the 89th Academy Awards.

Society » Culture | October 12, 2016, Wednesday // 10:37 | Viewed: 2002

Underground Protest at Bulgaria's Bobov Dol Mines Continues

Miners from Babino pit, at the Bobov Dol mines in Bulgaria, continue their protest action on Wednesday as their talks with the management and trade union have failed, the public broadcaster has said.

Society | October 12, 2016, Wednesday // 10:24 | Viewed: 1833

Eight Companies Vying to Build 16 km of Bulgaria's Hemus Motorway

There are eight offers submitted by companies willing to build a 16 km section of Hemus Motorway in Northern Bulgaria, the Road Infrastructure Agency has said.

Society | October 12, 2016, Wednesday // 09:40 | Viewed: 3531

Bulgaria’s Kvadrat 500 To Open Exhibition Hall for People With Visual Impairment

A new exhibition hall for people with visual impairment “Touch the Gallery” will open at Kvadrat (Square) 500 on October 13 at 18:30 hrs, reported the press centre of the Ministry of Culture.

Society » Culture | October 11, 2016, Tuesday // 22:01 | Viewed: 2053

British Government Not To Stop Cheap Student Loans Despite Brexit

The British government has decided not to stop cheap student loans to youths from the EU.

Society » Education | October 11, 2016, Tuesday // 18:14 | Viewed: 12737

Bulgaria Ranks 5th in Europe in Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity is still an issue of concern in Bulgaria, with the country keeping its fifth spot among European states according to that criteria.

Society » Health | October 11, 2016, Tuesday // 11:54 | Viewed: 2221

Heavy Rainfall Expected in Sofia Region, SW Bulgaria

Seven Bulgarian regions have been placed under a Code Yellow warning over heavy showers on Tuesday, the national weather service has said.

Society » Environment | October 11, 2016, Tuesday // 09:07 | Viewed: 1907

Syrian Refugees in Sofia End Hunger Strike over Conditions

Fifteen Syrian refugees sent to Bulgaria have decided to call off a hunger stike they were planning, the refugee agency has said after holding talks with them.

Society | October 11, 2016, Tuesday // 07:52 | Viewed: 4043

Turkey's Fire of Anatolia to Perform in Bulgaria on Oct 21, 23

Turkish dance group Fire of Anatolia is to present its new show in Sofia and Varna in October.

Society » Culture | October 9, 2016, Sunday // 13:21 | Viewed: 5576

Donations in Bulgaria Amount to BGN 108 M for 2015

Donated private funds from foundations, companies, natural persons and sole traders for changing the environment in Bulgaria in 2015 amounted to BGN 108,080,832, showed the annual analysis of the Bulgarian Donors Forum.

Society | October 7, 2016, Friday // 15:43 | Viewed: 4199

Sofia Most Polluted Capital in Europe

Sofia is the most polluted capital in Europe, showed data of the European Environment Agency.

Society » Environment | October 7, 2016, Friday // 14:26 | Viewed: 60185

Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos

The Nobel Peace Prize for 2016 has been awarded to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos for his “decisive efforts to end the 50-year civil conflict in the country which has taken the lives of over 220,000 people and driven another 6 million from their h

Society | October 7, 2016, Friday // 12:52 | Viewed: 2387

Low Temperatures Warning Issued for Western Bulgaria

Seven Bulgarian regions, located in the northwest and west of the country, have been placed under a Code Yellow warning, the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (NIMH) has said.

Society » Environment | October 6, 2016, Thursday // 08:04 | Viewed: 15813

2,600-Year Old Stone Head of Apollo Donated To Bulgarian Historical Museum

A benefactor requesting anonymity has turned in a stone head – probably from a statue of Apollo – discovered in a potato field near the village of Alexandrovo, Stara Zagora district to the National Historical Museum (NHM).

Society » Archaeology | October 5, 2016, Wednesday // 22:02 | Viewed: 1839

One Dance Week Begins in Plovdiv with Tributes to Pop Art, Kraftwerk Music

The ninth edition of the International festival of contemporary dance and performance One Dance Week starts on October 09, organizers have said.

Society » Culture | October 5, 2016, Wednesday // 12:25 | Viewed: 3378

Third Metro Line in Sofia to Use Driverless Trains

Unmanned trains will go down Sofia's third subway line, a the head of the metro company has said.

Society | October 5, 2016, Wednesday // 10:54 | Viewed: 4047

Bulgaria Allocates BGN 0.25 M to Building of First Capital's Basilica

The works to erect the Great Basilica in Pliska, the first capital of the first Bulgarian state founded in Southeast Europe, will receive additional funding, the government has decided.

Society » Archaeology | October 5, 2016, Wednesday // 09:57 | Viewed: 14778

Bulgaria's Weather Service Warns of Strong Winds in Half of Country

A Code Yellow warning has been issued for 16 of Bulgaria's 28 regions, the meteorology institute of the country has said.

Society » Environment | October 5, 2016, Wednesday // 07:18 | Viewed: 2046
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