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Bulgarian Weather Services Threatened by Budget Cuts

Weather forecasts prepared by the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) several times a day may be suspended due to lack of financing and state budget cuts.

Society | February 2, 2012, Thursday // 08:38 | Viewed: 1828

Bulgaria Wakes up to Fresh Snow

Bulgaria wakes up Thursday to freezing cold accompanied by a fresh snow cover, but without new record low temperatures.

Society » Environment | February 2, 2012, Thursday // 08:08 | Viewed: 2309

Bulgaria Promised Respite from Polar Cold Wave Very Soon

The severe cold snap that hit hard Bulgaria, pushing the mercury down to record lows, will gradually die out by the end of this week, only to be succeeded by heavy snowfalls, forecasts say.

Society » Environment | February 1, 2012, Wednesday // 21:32 | Viewed: 2335

'Soul Train" Iconic Creator Commits Suicide

The creator of the long-running US TV show Soul Train has shot himself at his Los Angeles home, police said.

Society » Obituaries | February 1, 2012, Wednesday // 20:51 | Viewed: 1840

Bulgarian ISPs Rise against ACTA

The ACTA agreement will breach users' rights and change the course of internet evolution, argued a branch union of Bulgarian ISPs Wednesday.

Society | February 1, 2012, Wednesday // 18:07 | Viewed: 29711

Deadly Cold Snap Moves from East to West Europe

The deadly cold snap, which claimed at least 60 lives in Eastern Europe, has begun to move west, causing traffic disruptions in Switzerland and Italy.

Society » Environment | February 1, 2012, Wednesday // 16:02 | Viewed: 3135

Bulgaria Reports New Record Low as Cold Spell Peaks

Temperatures in the town of Sevlievo, northern Bulgaria, plunged Wednesday morning to minus 31,4 C, a record low, which made the region one of the hardest hit by the severe cold spell in Eastern Europe.

Society » Environment | February 1, 2012, Wednesday // 14:31 | Viewed: 10042

Light Earthquake Registered in Southern Bulgaria

A light earthquake was registered Wednesday in southern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | February 1, 2012, Wednesday // 09:43 | Viewed: 1502

Bulgaria Bows to Victims of Communism

Bulgaria is marking Wednesday for the second time the official Day of Gratitude and Homage to the Victims of the Communist Regime.

Society | February 1, 2012, Wednesday // 09:29 | Viewed: 2275

Bulgaria Remains in Grip of Polar Cold

All, but one, Bulgarian regions remain under code orange over extremely low temperatures, the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) has announced.

Society » Environment | February 1, 2012, Wednesday // 09:01 | Viewed: 2986

Bulgaria Celebrates Vine and Wine Day

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church honors on Wednesday, February 1, the Day of Saint Trifon, the patron of vine-growers, wine-producers and tavern-keepers.

Society » Culture | February 1, 2012, Wednesday // 08:36 | Viewed: 7633

Bulgarian Surfers Outraged over Govt Anti-Drug Video

Bulgarian surfers have expressed their outrage over a recent anti-drug campaign video produced by the country's Health Ministry, which they feel portrays them as drug addicts.

Society | January 31, 2012, Tuesday // 17:53 | Viewed: 1966

Bulgarian Smartphone Application to Ease Search for WiFi Zones

The organizers of the Bulgarian "Free Internet" campaign have officially presented a new smartphone application that is supposed to ease the search for free WiFi zones.

Society | January 31, 2012, Tuesday // 16:23 | Viewed: 4198

Bulgaria Severe Cold Snap Claims More Lives

The winter cold snap in Bulgaria has killed another two as temperatures dropped to record lows, schools closed down, roads became impassable and power supplies were cut off.

Society » Environment | January 31, 2012, Tuesday // 16:03 | Viewed: 4949

Bulgarian Women, Too, Remove Risky Breast Implants

Nearly 150 Bulgarian women have rushed to remove potentially faulty silicone breast implants supplied by Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) following the example set by the ladies in France.

Society » Health | January 31, 2012, Tuesday // 15:31 | Viewed: 2492

Polar Cold Shuts Down Hundreds of Schools in Bulgaria

More than 450 schools across Bulgaria closed their doors on Tuesday morning as the country was hit by a wave of polar cold.

Society » Environment | January 31, 2012, Tuesday // 14:22 | Viewed: 1804

Bulgarian Cartoon Artist Grabs First Prize in Iran

Bulgaria's artist Valentin Georgiev came out as a winner at Iran's traditional Tabriz cartoon fest, whose participants this year were provoked by the austerity times the world is going through, local media reported.

Society » Culture | January 31, 2012, Tuesday // 12:25 | Viewed: 2085

Drivers in Bulgaria Have a Day to Buy Toll Stickers for 2012

Drivers in Bulgaria have to buy by the end of January 31 their toll stickers – the so-called vignettes - for 2012, preferably those valid for the whole year as they are the best deal.

Society | January 31, 2012, Tuesday // 11:13 | Viewed: 1645

Mercury in Bulgaria Hits Record Lows

The temperatures in Bulgaria fell to record lows Tuesday morning, even lower than Monday.

Society » Environment | January 31, 2012, Tuesday // 08:14 | Viewed: 2532

Bulgarian Monarchists Mark Tsar Boris III's Birthday

Representatives of Bulgarian monarchist organizations celebrated Monday the 118th birthday of Bulgaria's Tsar Boris III The Unifier (r.

Society | January 30, 2012, Monday // 18:35 | Viewed: 3379

Bulgaria’s Sofia to Welcome Guns N’ Roses on July 8

Legendary rock band Guns N' Roses will delight Bulgaria's capital Sofia on July 8 2012, it has been announced.

Society » Culture | January 30, 2012, Monday // 13:55 | Viewed: 8154
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