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Heat to Follow Changeable Weather in Bulgaria after Wednesday

An abrupt rise in temperatures will begin on Wednesday after Tuesday brings showers to much of Southeastern Bulgaria and other regions, private Nova TV station's forecast says.

Society » Environment | June 13, 2016, Monday // 20:08 | Viewed: 5525

International Yoga Day to Be Marked in Bulgaria Next Week

Sixteen Bulgarian cities will be part of the International Yoga Day celebrations on June 21, the organizers have said.

Society » Culture | June 13, 2016, Monday // 13:49 | Viewed: 6661

Bulgarian Authorities Prohibit Bathing at Polluted Beach in Varna

Bathing at the Officers' beach in Bulgaria’s Black Sea capital of Varna has been prohibited due to polluted water.

Society » Environment | June 13, 2016, Monday // 13:49 | Viewed: 2608

Building Collapse in Italy’s Milan Kills Three, Gas Leak Suspected

Three people have died and nine others were injured in Milan, Italy when a residential building partially collapsed in an explosion possibly caused by a gas leak, ANSA reported on Sunday.

Society » Incidents | June 12, 2016, Sunday // 13:32 | Viewed: 1586

Blast at Shanghai Airport Leaves Three Injured

A blast rocked Shanghai Pudong International Airport, leaving three people injured, Xinhua reported on Sunday.

Society » Incidents | June 12, 2016, Sunday // 12:36 | Viewed: 1727

Lidia Ganeva to Represent Bulgaria at 2016 Junior Eurovision Song Contest

Lidia Ganeva won Bulgaria's national selection for the 2016 Junior Eurovision Song Contest in Sofia on Saturday evening.

Society » Culture | June 12, 2016, Sunday // 11:24 | Viewed: 2991

Rival Pro-Western, Pro-Russian Rallies Taking Place in Downtown Sofia

Rival pro-Western and pro-Russian protests were held in the centre of the Bulgarian capital on Saturday.

Society | June 11, 2016, Saturday // 13:13 | Viewed: 2600

4.7-Magnitude Earthquake Felt in Bulgaria's Montana

An earthquake of magnitude 4.

Society » Environment | June 9, 2016, Thursday // 09:49 | Viewed: 1945

Maxim Behar Becomes First Bulgarian to Appear in Global Power Book

Bulgarian PR expert, businessman, journalist and diplomat, Maxim Behar, was included in this year's edition of the Global Power Book, the definitive guide to the brightest and most influential PR professionals around the world.

Society | June 8, 2016, Wednesday // 12:02 | Viewed: 10099

Bad Weather in Bulgaria Expected to Last on Monday, Tuesday

A week of low temperatures is expected across Bulgaria, with rainfall mostly in the country's west, the national weather service says.

Society » Environment | June 6, 2016, Monday // 09:59 | Viewed: 3396

Belgium Train Crash Kills 3, Injures Many

At least three people have died in a train crash in the Eastern Belgian town of Hermalle-sous-Huy, the country's public broadcaster says.

Society » Incidents | June 6, 2016, Monday // 07:52 | Viewed: 2115

Museum of Roses Opens in Bulgaria's Kazanlak

Bulgaria has long been among world leaders in the production and export of rose oil, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said while opening the new Musem of Roses of Bulgaria on Sunday.

Society | June 5, 2016, Sunday // 15:07 | Viewed: 4662

Exhibition Displays Personal Belongings of Bulgarian Revolutionary Hristo Botev

An unique exhibition displaying personal belongings of Bulgarian revolutionary and poet Hristo Botev was unveiled at the building of the presidential institution in downtown Sofia on Saturday.

Society | June 4, 2016, Saturday // 14:04 | Viewed: 1780

Sofia Neighbourhood Continues to Protest Against Systematic Roma Violence

Following a protest on Thursday, more than 500 people gathered in a peaceful procession in the northeastern neighbourhood of Botunets in the Bulgarian capital on Friday to complain of being systematically harassed by their Roma neighbours.

Society » Incidents | June 4, 2016, Saturday // 11:55 | Viewed: 3127

Legendary Heavyweight Boxer Muhammad Ali Dies Aged 74

Legendary US boxer Muhammad Ali passed away at the age of 74 at a hospital in Phoenix, Arizona on Friday.

Society » Obituaries | June 4, 2016, Saturday // 10:55 | Viewed: 2999

14-Year-Old Girl Goes Missing in Danube River Near Bulgaria's Silistra

A fourteen-year-old girl has gone missing in the Danube river near the northeastern Bulgarian town of Silistra.

Society » Incidents | June 3, 2016, Friday // 09:21 | Viewed: 2092

Sofia Neighbourhood Protests Against Systematic Roma Abuse

Hundreds of protesters gathered in the neighbourhood of Botunets located in the northeastern part of the Bulgarian capital on Thursday.

Society » Incidents | June 3, 2016, Friday // 08:46 | Viewed: 2970

Investigators Reportedly Received Signals from Crashed EgyptAir Plane’s Black Box

Electronic signals presumed to come from a black box of the EgyptAir passenger jet that crashed last month, have been detected in the Mediterranean, AP reported on Wednesday.

Society » Incidents | June 1, 2016, Wednesday // 16:14 | Viewed: 1729

Burgas Becomes Fourth Bulgarian City to Ban Wearing of Face-Covering Veils

The Black Sea city of Burgas became the fourth Bulgarian city to ban the wearing in public places of garments that completely or partially conceal the face.

Society | June 1, 2016, Wednesday // 13:08 | Viewed: 5458

First Festival of Italian Cinema to Begin in Sofia on Tuesday

The Bulgarian capital will host the "First festival of Italian cinema in Bulgaria – David di Donatello Award" between May 31 and June 6.

Society » Culture | May 30, 2016, Monday // 10:12 | Viewed: 3700

Confidence in Bulgarian President Reaches Its Lowest Since Start of Term – Poll

According to the monthly political and economic index of Gallup International released on Sunday, the public confidence in Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has reached its lowest level since the beginning of his term in January 2012.

Society | May 29, 2016, Sunday // 16:51 | Viewed: 1816