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Greece Looking for Bulgarian Girl that Disappeared in Athens

A European alert has been issued to locate Ani Borisova, a 4-year-old girl who went missing in Athens on April 21, Bulgarian and Greek media outlets say.

Society » Incidents | April 28, 2015, Tuesday // 14:03 | Viewed: 1541

118 Workplace Deaths, 2807 Occupational Injuries Registered in Bulgaria in 2014

In 2014 a total of 118 workplace deaths were registered and 2807 people were injured in occupational accidents in Bulgaria, according to data provided by the Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria (CITUB).

Society | April 27, 2015, Monday // 15:42 | Viewed: 975

Eco Ministry Advises Tsarevo Authorities on Removing Concrete along Sand Dunes

After the initial refusal of the Bulgarian Environmental Ministry to define the territory of the Yug camping as ''sand dunes'', Minister Ivelina Vasileva stated Monday that in fact that was the case.

Society » Environment | April 27, 2015, Monday // 14:56 | Viewed: 1060

UN Children's Fund Opens Youth Center in Bulgaria's Sliven

The UN Children's Fund has opened a first of its kind Children and Youth Zone in Bulgaria's Sliven.

Society | April 27, 2015, Monday // 10:56 | Viewed: 940

Fifth Edition of Chicago Folklore Festival Brings Bulgarians Closer to Home

The biggest cultural event in the Bulgarian emigrant community across the ocean happened in Chicago.

Society » Culture | April 26, 2015, Sunday // 16:31 | Viewed: 1834

61% of Bulgarians Have Not Heard of Armenian Genocide in Ottoman Empire

According to a recent survey of Gallup International, 61 % of Bulgarians have not heard of an Armenian genocide having taken place in the Ottoman Empire, while 39 % are familiar with the event.

Society | April 24, 2015, Friday // 13:13 | Viewed: 1625

Hundreds Protest, Demand Resignation of Bulgarian Culture Minister

Hundreds of citizens and artists gathered in a protest on Thursday in front of the building of the Culture Ministry to demand the resignation of the Bulgarian Culture Minister Vezhdi Rashidov.

Society » Culture | April 23, 2015, Thursday // 21:03 | Viewed: 1679

EU Grant Sponsors Restoration of Bulgaria's Perperikon

The project of the Kardzhali municipality ''Perperikon - past for the future'' received a funding approval Thursday.

Society » Culture | April 23, 2015, Thursday // 14:25 | Viewed: 1249

Sentimental Swingers to Present New Album in Sofia

The Bulgarian female swing trio Sentimental Swingers are to present their latest album Cradle of Love on Saturday, April 25, in Sofia, their Facebook page shows.

Society » Culture | April 23, 2015, Thursday // 12:51 | Viewed: 1572

Ros Rossin's Portrait of Maya Angelou Featured on US Postage Stamp

A post stamp featuring the portrait of American author Maya Angelou - one of the most prominent writers in American 20th century Literature, has been printed out across the ocean.

Society » Culture | April 23, 2015, Thursday // 10:15 | Viewed: 1385

Cities Across Bulgaria-Turkey Border at Odds over Park Name

The Bulgarian city of Haskovo and its Turkish sister city of Edirne are freezing ties over Haskovo's grant the name Armentsi ("Armenians") to a park located on its territory.

Society | April 22, 2015, Wednesday // 18:34 | Viewed: 2351

At Least 97 000 Children Born to Bulgarian Families Abroad 2004-2013

As many as 96 653 children have been born into families of Bulgarian parents outside the country between 2004 and 2013, a recent "map" has shown.

Society | April 22, 2015, Wednesday // 17:39 | Viewed: 1307

Bulgaria Grants USD 20 000 to Young Talents Hasan, Ibrahim

The Bulgarian government on Wednesday voted to give USD 20 000 to twin pianists Hasan and Ibrahim to help them perform abroad.

Society » Culture | April 22, 2015, Wednesday // 16:28 | Viewed: 1362

Sofia's Waste Treatment Plant – Second Largest in Europe

The Plant for Mechanical Biological Treatment of Waste in Sofia will be the second largest in Europe, right after the unit in Spain's capital Madrid.

Society » Environment | April 22, 2015, Wednesday // 15:54 | Viewed: 1419

450,000 Bulgarians Work From Their Own Homes

Approximately 450,000 Bulgarians earn their living working from home, as noted by a report presented by HomeNet Eastern Europe.

Society | April 22, 2015, Wednesday // 13:13 | Viewed: 1391

Bulgarian Cinema Club Opens Doors in New York City

The first Bulgarian cinema club will open doors in New York City.

Society » Culture | April 22, 2015, Wednesday // 12:20 | Viewed: 1283

Bulgarian Rock Band Launches European Tour

Bulgarian band JEREMY? will be embarking on an international tour in May, June and July of 2015.

Society » Culture | April 22, 2015, Wednesday // 11:05 | Viewed: 1919

Sofia Vergara Wearing Successful Bulgarian Label

Designers Dobromir Kiryakov and Borche Ristovski from the lable Beyond already managed to get in the world spotlights as Sofia Vergara herself wore their dress at the 50th annual Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards in the USA.

Society » Culture | April 21, 2015, Tuesday // 18:12 | Viewed: 1597

Armed and Almost Safe

Two trees located in a little garden in the center of the Bulgarian capital Sofia suddenly got armed with axes and started an ambiguous dialogue.

Society | April 21, 2015, Tuesday // 16:39 | Viewed: 1315

Hospitals in Bulgaria Use Up to 3 Times More Antibiotics than in Western Europe – Expert

Bulgarian hospitals use up to three times more antibiotics than in modern European countries, according to Todor Kantardzhiev, head of the National Center of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases.

Society » Health | April 21, 2015, Tuesday // 13:30 | Viewed: 1418

Bulgarian Storms Guinness World Records with Teapots

A man from Bulgaria's Ruse boasts a huge teapot collection and is even considering attempting to enter the Guinness Book of World Records.

Society | April 20, 2015, Monday // 13:25 | Viewed: 1125