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Bulgaria's Varna Celebrates City Day in PM's Presence

Bulgaria's Black Sea capital Varna, whose main cathedral bears the name of the Dormition, is celebrating its official holiday Wednesday, which is the Day of Dormition of the Holy Mother of God.

Society | August 15, 2012, Wednesday // 09:09 | Viewed: 2066

Bulgaria Venerates Dormition of Mary

Wednesday is Dormition of the Holy Mother of God, one of the greatest Christian Eastern Orthodox holidays, which brings together many believers.

Society » Culture | August 15, 2012, Wednesday // 08:13 | Viewed: 8574

Bulgarians Protest Ruining of SW Town Park

More than 500 residents of southwestern Bulgarian town of Sandanski walked out Tuesday evening to protest massive cutting down of trees in their town park.

Society » Environment | August 14, 2012, Tuesday // 20:26 | Viewed: 960

Binging Bears Ravage Cabin in Norway

A bear family has broken into a hunting cabin in Norway, drinking up vast quantities of beer and eating away the stocked food.

Society » Environment | August 14, 2012, Tuesday // 18:53 | Viewed: 2172

Dutch Ad Stereotyping Bulgarian Athletes Stirs Outrage

The advertisement agency TBWA in Eindhoven in the Netherlands has created a commercial video clip for the maker of electronic devices Fluke, deemed to be insulting for Bulgaria.

Society | August 14, 2012, Tuesday // 13:46 | Viewed: 2353

Bulgaria Closes Fire Rescue Mission in Greece's Holy Mountain

The mission of the Bulgarian firefighters, who helped in the extinguishing effort of the huge wildfire in Aton, Greece, is officially ending Tuesday.

Society » Environment | August 14, 2012, Tuesday // 12:21 | Viewed: 1388

Archaeologists Find Thracian Town on Bulgarian Sea Coast

Bulgarian archaeologists have discovered a Thracian settlement during the first ever excavations in the town of Tsarevo on the southern Black Sea coast.

Society » Archaeology | August 14, 2012, Tuesday // 11:26 | Viewed: 7807

Archaeologists Set to Find Largest Coin Treasure in Bulgaria

Bulgarian archaeologists expect to find at the holy rock city of Perperikon the largest ever medieval coin treasure in the country.

Society » Archaeology | August 14, 2012, Tuesday // 09:55 | Viewed: 10719

Bulgaria Marks 135th Anniversary of Heroic Shipka Pass Battle

Bulgaria launches Tuesday the national celebrations to mark the 135th anniversary of the heroic Shipka Pass Battle during the 1877-1878 Liberation War.

Society | August 14, 2012, Tuesday // 08:15 | Viewed: 3873

Bulgarian Food Bank Proves Win-Win Situation from Very Start

Bulgaria's first food bank, which was established earlier this year, has managed to collect more than 30 000 kilograms of donated food for a period of just two months.

Society | August 13, 2012, Monday // 14:15 | Viewed: 1028

Sofia Starts Dismantling Crumbling Culture Palace Monument

The dismantling of the Monument 1300 Years of Bulgaria in front of Sofia's National Palace of Culture, NDK, started Monday.

Society | August 13, 2012, Monday // 10:26 | Viewed: 4002

Skygazers in Bulgaria Too Hope for Spectacular Show

Say a wish because the annual Perseid meteors are set to put on a spectacular sky show this weekend, one of the most popular events in the astronomical calendar.

Society » Environment | August 12, 2012, Sunday // 19:46 | Viewed: 1179

Bulgaria Proudly Presents Its First Currency Exchange ATM

A month after Bulgaria announced amendments to an ordinance authorizing currency exchange outside banks and currency exchange offices, the country presented its first currency exchange machine.

Society | August 12, 2012, Sunday // 19:15 | Viewed: 4800

Bulgaria MPs to Vote on Loud TV Ads in Autumn

Bulgaria's parliament is scheduled to vote in the autumn on recently tabled rules on television adverts, which often appear louder than the preceding programs.

Society | August 12, 2012, Sunday // 17:28 | Viewed: 1021

Latest Passenger Bus Fire Reported in Bulgaria

A bus transporting passengers caught fire Sunday while moving on one of Bulgaria's main roads, in a string of similar incidents.

Society | August 12, 2012, Sunday // 15:00 | Viewed: 1637

Lady Gaga Arrives in Bulgaria

The megastar performer and Quinn of provocations Lady Gaga has landed in the Bulgarian capital Sofia late Saturday evening.

Society » Culture | August 12, 2012, Sunday // 12:27 | Viewed: 4110

Bulgarian Teams Help Taming Greece's Holy Mountain Blaze

The huge wildfire in Aton, Greece, threatening the historical monasteries has been extinguished after overnight torrential rains, the authorities report Sunday morning.

Society » Environment | August 12, 2012, Sunday // 12:10 | Viewed: 1323

5 Tonnes of Nitric Acid Leak in SW Bulgaria

An incident has caused 5 tonnes of corrosive nitric acid to leak nearby southwestern Bulgarian town of Petrich Satruday.

Society | August 11, 2012, Saturday // 19:44 | Viewed: 2430

Scores Perish in Iran Tabriz Earthquake

Between 40 and 50 people are initially reported to have died, after two strong earthquakes hit the major Iranian city of Tabriz Saturday afternoon.

Society » Environment | August 11, 2012, Saturday // 19:09 | Viewed: 1095

Code Yellow in Bulgaria over Summer Storms

Heavy rain storms with lightining and hail are expected Saturday on much of Bulgaria's territory.

Society » Environment | August 11, 2012, Saturday // 10:06 | Viewed: 1222

Fires in Southern Bulgaria under Control

The fire near the southern Bulgarian villages of Dinevo and Malevo, Haskovo district, was brought under control Thursday night.

Society » Environment | August 10, 2012, Friday // 09:05 | Viewed: 915
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