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Bulgarian Official Blames Turkey for Fake Diploma Scandal

Bulgaria is the leader in education in Southeastern Europe even after 22 years of chaotic transition from communism to democracy.

Society » Education | August 6, 2012, Monday // 14:34 | Viewed: 3253

Bulgaria Moved as Bereaved Dad Makes Huge Donation for Cancer Kids

A wealthy Bulgarian businessman, whose little daughter died of cancer, is set to donate millions for building a new and modern hospital in Sofia for children suffering from the terrible disease.

Society » Health | August 6, 2012, Monday // 12:11 | Viewed: 17025

Varna Eco Activists Earn Ban on Sea Garden Vehicle Access

The vehicle access ban in the historical part of the top landmark of Bulgaria's Black Sea capital Varna, the beautiful Sea Garden, became effective Monday.

Society » Environment | August 6, 2012, Monday // 11:38 | Viewed: 1008

Bulgaria's Academy of Sciences Newly Elected Head Dies at 67

Acad. Stefan Dodunekov, the recently elected director of Bulgaria's Academy of Sciences (BAS), has passed away after a short illness. He was 67.

Society » Obituaries | August 6, 2012, Monday // 10:40 | Viewed: 1289

Bulgaria Remains under Dangerous Heat Alert

Code Orange alert for dangerous heat is declared for 17 Bulgarian regions Monday.

Society » Environment | August 6, 2012, Monday // 09:05 | Viewed: 1001

Bulgarian Orthodox Church Celebrates Preobrazhenie

On August 6 the Bulgarian Orthodox Church celebrates the Transfiguration of Jesus Christ (Sveto Preobrazhenie Gospodne).

Society » Culture | August 6, 2012, Monday // 08:37 | Viewed: 1376

Bulgaria-Based Scottish Writer Gets Audiobook Deal with US Company

John Dodds, a Scottish writer, now living in Bulgaria, has received a two book contract for his first crime novels from the USA's leading independent audiobook company, Blackstone Audio, Inc.

Society | August 5, 2012, Sunday // 16:44 | Viewed: 1634

Bulgarian Capital Launches 'Sofia Breathes' Fest

Beginning Sunday, August 5th, as well as the following Sundays until the end of the month different streets in downtown Sofia, will be closed for vehicles under the project called "Sofia Breathes.

Society » Culture | August 5, 2012, Sunday // 14:55 | Viewed: 1736

Bulgarians Win 2 Gold Medals at Linguistics Olympiad

Two Bulgarians have received gold medals at the International Linguistics Olympiad in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Society | August 5, 2012, Sunday // 12:58 | Viewed: 1369

Bulgaria on Alert over Dangerous Heat

Code Yellow has been declared for the major part of Bulgaria for Sunday over the forecast for dangerous heat.

Society » Environment | August 5, 2012, Sunday // 11:25 | Viewed: 1093

Wildfire Burns 2 Houses in Bulgaria before Being Tamed

The wildfire in southern Bulgaria which engulfed and burned down two houses in southern Bulgaria has been tamed at 1 am Sunday.

Society » Environment | August 5, 2012, Sunday // 10:59 | Viewed: 1310

Blazing Summer Breaks 3 Temperature Records in Bulgaria

Another hot summer day Saturday has seen three temperature records in Bulgaria fall, with temperatures at some locations nearing 40 degrees Centigrade.

Society » Environment | August 4, 2012, Saturday // 19:19 | Viewed: 1762

The Average Bulgarian Bought Less than 2 Books in 2011

Bulgarian publishers have announced statistics showing a continuing slump in the yearly sales of books in the country.

Society » Culture | August 4, 2012, Saturday // 18:56 | Viewed: 827

FM: 12 Bulgarian Sailors Chose to Stay on Stranded Ship

12 of the Bulgarian sailors serving the Ocean Star Pacific cruise ship have chosen to remain on the vessel in spite of the lack of work and not having received their wages, announced the Bulgarian Foreign Affairs Ministry.

Society | August 4, 2012, Saturday // 15:10 | Viewed: 987

Two Major Festivals Celebrate Bulgarian Folk Music

The 50th anniversary edition of the Bulgarian folkore music Pirin Sings festival kicked off Saturday.

Society » Culture | August 4, 2012, Saturday // 14:45 | Viewed: 2826

2 Bulgarian Regional Newspapers Swallowed by Powerful Media Group

Important Bulgarian regional daily newspapers Maritsa and Struma have been bought by the GM Press media company that has been of late acquiring other important news outlets.

Society | August 4, 2012, Saturday // 10:53 | Viewed: 2334

Busta Rhymes, Prodigy, Korn Top Names at 'Spirit of Burgas' 2012

Busta Rhymes, Prodigy, and Korn are the biggest names on the program of the Spirit of Burgas music festival in the Bulgarian Black Sea city of Burgas that kicked off Friday night.

Society » Culture | August 3, 2012, Friday // 18:50 | Viewed: 8635

Sand Sculptures Bring Coastal Feel, Magic to Capital Sofia

Dozens of sand sculptures adorn the entry to Sofia popular Southern Park, evoking feelings of sea and all the good that the summer season has to offer.

Society | August 3, 2012, Friday // 17:54 | Viewed: 1105

Flames Engulf Major Archeological Site in Bulgaria

A powerful fire has broken out at Golyamata Kosmatka mound in Central Bulgaria, a site of some of the biggest archeological findings here.

Society | August 3, 2012, Friday // 16:25 | Viewed: 1802

Top Bulgarian Archaeologist Finds 2nd 'Womb' Cave

Prominent Bulgarian archaeologist, Professor, Nikolay Ovcharov, has discovered a second "womb" cave in the country.

Society » Archaeology | August 3, 2012, Friday // 13:10 | Viewed: 3740

Rally Slams Sofia New Parking Rules as Arm-Twisting

Citizens of Bulgaria's capital Sofia protested on Friday against the upcoming new parking rules and hike in parking fees, slamming them as nothing short of racketeering and arm-twisting.

Society | August 3, 2012, Friday // 12:02 | Viewed: 815
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