Bulgaria Still under Code Red over Heavy Snow

The situation in Bulgaria remains difficult and serious Friday in the aftermath of the blizzard that gripped the country Wednesday and Thursday.

Society » Environment | January 27, 2012, Friday // 08:20 | Viewed: 3880

Bulgaria, Greece Turn WD Teen Patient Nightmare into Happy Ending

A thirteen-year-old Bulgarian comatose patient, who was saved after authorities and doctors in Bulgaria and Greece pooled their efforts for a liver transplant, took the first step toward his new life on Thursday.

Society » Health | January 26, 2012, Thursday // 16:46 | Viewed: 2491

Sofia University Snubs Raising Fees, Deplores Funding

The Academic Council of Bulgaria's Sofia University has decided to not raise student fees in 2012, in spite it was allowed to do so by the government.

Society » Education | January 26, 2012, Thursday // 15:14 | Viewed: 1615

Snow Freezes Freight Traffic on Bulgaria's Roads

Heavy freight trucks have been banned from travelling in and through Bulgaria, as heavy snowfall that started overnight is continuing throughout the country Thursday.

Society » Environment | January 26, 2012, Thursday // 14:39 | Viewed: 8813

Bulgaria Joins Romania in Danube Sturgeon Protection

Bulgaria has officially extended its one-year ban on Danube sturgeon fishing for a further four year, thus joining its northern neighbor Romania.

Society » Environment | January 26, 2012, Thursday // 14:15 | Viewed: 1867

Sofia City Hall Convenes Emergency Headquarters over Snow

The Sofia City Hall has called emergency headquarters to coordinate the cleaning of snow-covered roads.

Society » Environment | January 26, 2012, Thursday // 12:35 | Viewed: 2412

Blizzard Grips Bulgaria, Staggering Power Outages Reported

About 53 000 customers of the Power Utility CEZ, serving western and southwestern Bulgaria, are without electricity over the heavy snowfall, the company announces.

Society » Environment | January 26, 2012, Thursday // 11:44 | Viewed: 3259

Sofia Airport Reports Delays over Heavy Snow

The airport authority at Sofia International reports that flights are delayed with about half an hour to an hour over the heavy snow.

Society » Environment | January 26, 2012, Thursday // 11:03 | Viewed: 2312

Bulgaria Last in EU Media Freedom, Slumps Further

Bulgaria has reached the shameful 80th place in the latest Reporters Without Borders Press Freedom Index.

Society | January 26, 2012, Thursday // 09:17 | Viewed: 2073

14 Bulgarian Districts under Code Orange over Severe Weather

Code Orange has been announced in 14 Bulgarian districts due to the ongoing snowfall and the heavy winter conditions in the country.

Society » Environment | January 26, 2012, Thursday // 08:44 | Viewed: 2574

Bulgarian-Romanian Border Closed over Harsh Weather

The border between Bulgaria and Romania has been closed due to the Code Red weather warning implemented in Romania, Bulgarian Regional Development Minister Lilyana Pavlova has announced.

Society » Environment | January 26, 2012, Thursday // 08:13 | Viewed: 4849

Legendary Bulgarian Actor Kosta Tsonev Dies at 82

Kosta Tsonev, one of the most beloved Bulgarian actors, has passed away at the age of 82, his family announced.

Society » Obituaries | January 25, 2012, Wednesday // 19:31 | Viewed: 5237

Bulgaria Braces up for More Heavy Snowfalls, Freezing Cold

Bulgaria is to see another wave of heavy snowfalls in most parts of the country, as well as strong winds in the east during the next few days, weather forecasts have warned.

Society » Environment | January 25, 2012, Wednesday // 17:00 | Viewed: 1804

Bulgaria Moves to Up its Highway Speed Limit

Bulgaria's government has proposed an increase of the country's highway speed limit to 140 km/h, it was made clear on Wednesday.

Society | January 25, 2012, Wednesday // 16:22 | Viewed: 1905

Brown Bear Gives Birth to 3 Cubs in Bulgarian Zoo

A 15-year-old brown bear called Bella has given birth to three cubs in the Ayazmoto park zoo in the Southern Bulgarian city of Stara Zagora.

Society » Environment | January 25, 2012, Wednesday // 15:33 | Viewed: 6888

EuroChigago Launches 2nd 'Bulgarian Event of Year in US' Contest

The editorial team of, with the support of the Bulgarian Embassy in Washington DC and all Bulgarian Consulate offices in the US, announces the launch of the second edition of the contest "Bulgarian Event of the Year in the US."

Society | January 25, 2012, Wednesday // 12:13 | Viewed: 1963

Bulgaria to Welcome France's Anggun at Eurovision National Final

Anggun, France's representative in the Eurovision Song Contest this year, has agreed to perform as guest artist at the Bulgarian national final on the last day of February.

Society » Culture | January 25, 2012, Wednesday // 12:09 | Viewed: 4236

Greek Director Theo Angelopolous Dies in Road Accident

Award-winning Greek filmmaker Theo Angelopolous, 76, died late on Tuesday after a road accident.

Society » Obituaries | January 25, 2012, Wednesday // 10:25 | Viewed: 1573

Bulgarian Sodliers Rescue Wounded Doe

A seriously-wounded deer cub was found Tuesday by staff of the 2nd "Tundzhanska" Light Infantry Brigade in the southern Bulgarian city of Stara Zagora.

Society » Environment | January 24, 2012, Tuesday // 17:20 | Viewed: 1713

Bulgarian Press Remains Important Information Source - Poll

The Bulgarian "Trud" (Labor) daily has the most readers among print media in Bulgaria, according to a poll about the media market in the country, conducted by the MBMD agency.

Society | January 24, 2012, Tuesday // 16:11 | Viewed: 1779

Abused Family Warns of Unrest over Bulgarian Police Brutality

The family, who became victims of alleged police brutality Saturday, announced the establishment of a Civil Committee to deal with the more and more frequent cases of police abuse in Bulgaria.

Society | January 24, 2012, Tuesday // 15:30 | Viewed: 1993
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