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Bulgaria's Boyan Petrov Climbs World's Deadliest Peak

Bulgarian mountarineer Boyan Petrov has successfully set foot on Annapaurna, the tenth-highest peak.

Sports | 32 minutes ago

Bulgarian Police Estimate 20 000 Drivers Have No Licenses

As many as 20 000 people in Bulgaria drive without having a valid license, police say.

Society | 1 hour ago

Author of Cartoons Taken Off Bulgaria TV Station Joins Slavi's Show

Chavdar Nikolov, a cartoonist whose contract with private NOVA TV station was terminated and his video cartoon of Bulgaria's Prime Minister removed, has signed with Slavi's Show, one of the most watched evening talkshows in the country.

Politics » Domestic | 2 hours ago

Bulgaria to Keep Old Tourist Logo As All Proposals Rejected

Bulgarian Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova said on Sunday that the country would continue to use its current tourist logo for the moment.

Business » Tourism | 3 hours ago

Bulgaria Celebrates 140 Years Since April Uprising

Bulgaria marks the 140th anniversary of the 1876 April Uprising for the liberation of Bulgaria.

Society | 4 hours ago

Bulgarians Celebrate Orthodox Easter

Millions of Orthodox Christians around the world, including in Bulgaria, are celebrating the greatest Christian holiday, Easter, the resurrection of Christ.

Society | 4 hours ago

Tennis: Grigor Dimitrov Reaches ATP Istanbul Final

Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov proceeded to the final of the TEB BNP Paribas Istanbul Open tennis tournament after defeating Ivo Karlovic from Croatia on Saturday.

Sports | April 30, 2016, Saturday // 21:47

Bulgarian Govt Debt Rises to EUR 13.35 B at End-March

Bulgaria’s government debt increasedto EUR 13.35 B at the end of March, compared with EUR 11.60 B a month earlier, according to data from the Finance Ministry.

Business » Finance | April 30, 2016, Saturday // 17:52

Die Welt: Six EU States Urge Extension of Schengen Internal Border Controls  

Austria, Belgium, Denmark France, Germany and Sweden have proposed to the European Commission to extend temporary controls at the internal borders of the Schengen Area to tackle migration flows more efficiently, Die Welt reported on Saturday.

World » EU | April 30, 2016, Saturday // 16:10

Bulgaria’s Defence Ministry Warns against Operating Drones above Sofia May 3-May 6

Bulgaria’s Defence Ministry has warned against operating drones in the skies above Sofia and several adjacent areas next week to avoid collision with military aircraft flying low-altitude training missions in preparation for Army Day parade.

Politics » Defense | April 30, 2016, Saturday // 14:07

Roaming Charges in EU Fall as of Saturday

Roaming charges in the EU for making calls, sending SMS or surfing online fall on Saturday as a prelude to their abolition from the middle of next year.

World » EU | April 30, 2016, Saturday // 13:07

Bulgaria Earns Praise from Europol for Busting Workshop for Forged Euro Notes

An operation by the Bulgarian authorities that led to the dismantling of an illegal workshop for counterfeiting of 100 euro banknotes has drawn praise from Europol.

Crime | April 30, 2016, Saturday // 12:09

Bulgaria Ranks among Top Software Outsourcing Destinations, Studies Show

Two recent studies point to Eastern Europe and Bulgaria in particular as an increasingly attractive destination for companies looking to outsource software, according to an article posted on ZDnet website.

Business » Industry | April 30, 2016, Saturday // 10:59

Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov Reaches Semifinals in Istanbul

The highest ranking Bulgarian male tennis player Grigor Dimitrov proceeded to the semifinals of the TEB BNP Paribas Istanbul Open.

Sports | April 29, 2016, Friday // 20:01

Cash Machine Stolen in Bulgaria’s Velingrad

A cash machine has been stolen from the foyer of a bank located in the centre of the Bulgarian town of Velingrad, metres away from the building of the municipality.

Crime | April 29, 2016, Friday // 16:51

Bulgaria Expects Budget Surplus to Exceed BGN 2.3 B at End of April

Based on preliminary data and figures, Bulgaria’s finance ministry estimates that budget surplus will exceed BGN 2.

Business » Finance | April 29, 2016, Friday // 15:51

Helicopter with Thirteen People on Board Crashes off Norway

A helicopter carrying eleven passengers and two crew members crashed off the western coast of Norway on Friday.

World | April 29, 2016, Friday // 14:52

Bulgaria Had Second Largest Drop in Unemployment in EU in March

According to the latest figures of Eurostat released on Friday, Bulgaria registered the second largest decrease in its unemployment rate in March 2016 preceded only by Cyprus.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 29, 2016, Friday // 14:15

Stiliyan Petrov Could Also Return to Bulgaria’s National Football Team

Retired midfielder Stiliyan Petrov has expressed readiness to return as a player in Bulgaria’s men national football team if he manages to get back in shape.

Sports | April 29, 2016, Friday // 13:18

Bulgarian PM Slightly Lifts Veil On GERB’s Presidential Candidate

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov slightly lifted the veil on his party’s candidate for the forthcoming presidential elections which are scheduled to take place in the autumn.

Politics » Domestic | April 29, 2016, Friday // 12:40

Network of Electric Bicycles to Connect Bulgaria, Romania

A network of electric bicycles will connect Bulgaria and Romania.

Business » Tourism | April 29, 2016, Friday // 11:31