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Stunt Performer Dies during Filming of 'The Expendables 2' in Bulgaria

A foreigner who performed stunts during the filming of the sequel to hit Hollywood action "The Expendables" has died on set in Bulgaria.

Society | October 28, 2011, Friday // 07:36 | Viewed: 16181

Bulgaria to Kill Own Weather Forecasts, Quake Studies with Budget Cuts

Weather forecasts prepared by the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences may be suspended from November 1 due to state budget cuts, accoridng to BAS Chair Nikola Sabotinov

Society » Education | October 27, 2011, Thursday // 17:52 | Viewed: 1696

Bulgarian Academy of Sciences to Sue Govt over Budget Cut

The Bulgarian Academy of Sciences has issued a statement saying they will sue Bulgaria in the Strasbourg Court of Human Rights if the government does not revise the budget cut in store for the Academy in budget 2012.

Society » Education | October 27, 2011, Thursday // 15:14 | Viewed: 1948

Bulgaria Sees World's Largest Population Decline

Bulgaria has the most negative natural growth rate of all countries in the world, according to a report prepared by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

Society | October 27, 2011, Thursday // 13:22 | Viewed: 4947

Discovery Channel to Shoot Documentary on Bulgaria-Romania Danube Bridge 2

A Discovery Channel TV crew has arrived in Bulgaria to shoot a documentary segment on the construction of the so called Danube Bridge 2, connecting Bulgaria's Vidin and Romania's Calafat.

Society | October 27, 2011, Thursday // 11:37 | Viewed: 2816

Bulgarian Security Services SUV Crashes in Sofia

A black BMW SUV of Bulgaria's National Security Services (NSO) was photographed by the Bulphoto agency Tuesday evening, crashing in a Volkswagen Touareg.

Society | October 26, 2011, Wednesday // 13:56 | Viewed: 4345

Bulgaria May Become Subtropical by 2050 - WWF

The spreading of new pests and diseases will be among the results of the climate changes that are going to affect Bulgaria in the following decades.

Society » Environment | October 26, 2011, Wednesday // 12:12 | Viewed: 1905

Bulgaria Celebrates Winter Herald

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church marks St Dimitar Day, believed to herald the beginning of winter, on October 26.

Society » Culture | October 26, 2011, Wednesday // 09:15 | Viewed: 1625

Bulgaria's 2013-2020 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Plan Due in 3 Months

By end-January 2012, Bulgaria will have a plan for cutting greenhouse gas emissions in the period 2013-2020, according to Deputy Environment Minister Evdokia Maneva.

Society » Environment | October 25, 2011, Tuesday // 17:34 | Viewed: 1898

Bulgarian Experts Favor Legalization of Prostitution

Bulgaria ranks anywhere between the third and the fifth place in Europe by the number of prostitutes, according to Stefan Popov, researcher from the Risk Monitor Foundation.

Society | October 25, 2011, Tuesday // 16:42 | Viewed: 13211

Another Building Slab Collapses in Sofia, 2 Injured

A new accident involving an old building occurred in Bulgaria's capital Sofia on Tuesday, as parts of a construct structure fell down and injured two construction workers.

Society | October 25, 2011, Tuesday // 16:11 | Viewed: 1885

Bulgarian PM to Clerics: Let 'The Boss' Be with Us!

A lot of churches and monasteries are being built and renovated in Bulgaria, which makes the ruling GERB party proud, the country's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has declared.

Society | October 25, 2011, Tuesday // 14:43 | Viewed: 1270

Bulgarian Climber Perishes in Nepal

Bulgarian climber Nikolay Proev has passed away in Nepal, the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry has informed.

Society | October 23, 2011, Sunday // 09:46 | Viewed: 1686

Nearly 900 Bulgarians Need Vital Organ Transplantations

A total of 860 Bulgarian citizens are waiting for vital organ or tissue transplantations in Bulgaria, it has been announced.

Society » Health | October 22, 2011, Saturday // 19:02 | Viewed: 1944

9 Perish as Bulgarian Truck Crashes in Turkey

Nine persons have died in a crash caused by a truck with Bulgarian license plates on a road to the Turkish capital Ankara.

Society | October 22, 2011, Saturday // 06:42 | Viewed: 1777

Bulgaria's Western Rhodope Mountains Gear Up for Brown Bear Counting

A team of over 100 scientists, experts and environmentalists will be counting brown bears in Bulgaria's Western Rhodope Mountains on October 26-27.

Society » Environment | October 21, 2011, Friday // 16:16 | Viewed: 4005

2 Downtown Sofia Crash Victims Upgraded to Stable

The condition of two women, who sustained the most serious injuries in the hellish Thursday crash in downtown Sofia, has been upgraded from critical to stable.

Society | October 21, 2011, Friday // 09:46 | Viewed: 1682

Mercury to Zoom up to 21°C in Bulgaria on Thursday

Temperatures in Bulgaria on Thursday are forecast to reach 21°C to delight the people, who are eagerly expecting what may prove to be the last warm spell this year.

Society » Environment | October 20, 2011, Thursday // 11:41 | Viewed: 1806

Bulgaria Basks in Glorious Sun as 'Gypsy Summer' Returns

Following the first winter spell of bitingly cold weather for this year, the sun is shining over Bulgaria again with forecasts promising temperatures of up to 20°C.

Society » Environment | October 19, 2011, Wednesday // 17:40 | Viewed: 2272

Bulgarian Cabinet Keeps Open Bansko's Illegal Ski Tracks

The concession contract for the ski tracks and for the lifts in the winter resort of Bansko is absurd and must be reexamined, according to Bulgaria's Environment and Waters Minister, Nona Karadzhova.

Society » Environment | October 19, 2011, Wednesday // 14:49 | Viewed: 2333

Bulgaria Honors Miracle Worker St. Ivan Rilski

Orthodox Christians in Bulgaria commemorate on October 19 St. Ivan Rilski, known as the Miracle Worker and also celebrated as the patron of Bulgaria.

Society | October 19, 2011, Wednesday // 12:36 | Viewed: 1834
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