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Bulgarian Roma Ghetto's Water Supply Cut Off over Unpaid Bills

Employees of a utility in the northeastern Bulgarian city of Shumen have started to cut off the water supply of the local Roma ghetto, "Byalata Prast" ("White Soil"), because of the unpaid bills of its residents.

Society | August 23, 2012, Thursday // 15:42 | Viewed: 2788

Wolf Pack Terrorizes Bulgarian Mountain Village

A pack of wolves has started to harass a Bulgarian village in the Rhodope Mountains with daring attacks on livestock.

Society » Environment | August 23, 2012, Thursday // 15:26 | Viewed: 16590

Brit Involved in Bulgarian Road Accident, No Fatalities

A 47-year-old British citizen based in the Southeastern Bulgarian village of Lyulin was involved in a traffic accident on Wednesday, local authorities say.

Society | August 23, 2012, Thursday // 12:56 | Viewed: 1465

Lenny Kravitz Postpones Sofia Concert for 2013

Lenny Kravitz has postponed his Sept 30 concert at Arena Armeetz in Sofia for 2013.

Society » Culture | August 23, 2012, Thursday // 08:36 | Viewed: 1542

23 Bulgarian Districts under Dangerous Heat Alert

Daily temperatures in Bulgaria will climb further Thursday, reaching 36 – 41 C, 36 C in Sofia.

Society » Environment | August 23, 2012, Thursday // 08:15 | Viewed: 1560

Bulgarian Bishop: Surrogacy Equals Prostitution

Surrogate motherhood is no different from prostitution, according to Bishop Nikolay, the radical Bulgarian Orthodox Bishop of Plovdiv.

Society | August 22, 2012, Wednesday // 15:06 | Viewed: 4211

1 More Bulgarian Monument Wakes Up to Pussy Riot Makeover

Supporters of Russian punk band Pussy Riot have decorated the Bulgarian-Soviet Friendship memorial in the Black Sea city of Varna with colorful hoods.

Society | August 22, 2012, Wednesday // 12:52 | Viewed: 3613

Bulgaria's Balchik Palace Features Young Artist's Exhibit

The "Silent Nest" gallery in the architectural complex "The Palace" ("Dvoretsa") in the Bulgarian Black Sea resort of Balchik has hosted an exhibit by young artist Velislava Smilyanova.

Society » Culture | August 22, 2012, Wednesday // 08:46 | Viewed: 1372

3 Bulgarian Regions under Dangerous Heat Alert

Code orange has been declared for dangerous weather in the Southern Bulgarian region of Blagoevgrad and the northern regions of Ruse and Vidin because of the continuing heatwave in the country.

Society » Environment | August 22, 2012, Wednesday // 08:15 | Viewed: 1000

Heat Wave in Bulgaria Surges Upward

Bulgaria's national weather service has called code orange for dangerous weather for Wednesday in the Blagoevgrad, Ruse and Vidin regions due to the European heatwave that has gripped the country.

Society » Environment | August 21, 2012, Tuesday // 20:42 | Viewed: 1249

Bulgaria Rebuilds Liberation War Fort of Legendary Russian General

Bulgaria has restored and reopened for visitors the fort used by legendary Russian general Nikolay Stoletov in the Shipka Pass Battle during the Russian-Turkish War of 1877-78, which resulted in Bulgaria's national liberation from the Ottoman Empire.

Society | August 21, 2012, Tuesday // 17:17 | Viewed: 4480

Woman Gives Birth after Cervical Cancer Surgery in Bulgaria

The first ever case of a woman carrying out a successful pregnancy after cervical cancer surgery was recorded in the city of Pleven, northern Bulgaria.

Society » Health | August 21, 2012, Tuesday // 14:29 | Viewed: 1249

Bulgarian Air Force Help Put Out New Wildfire

Two Mi-17 helicopters of the Bulgarian Air Force have been dispatched to put out a wildfire in Southwestern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | August 21, 2012, Tuesday // 14:05 | Viewed: 1011

Unemployment Rate in Bulgaria Climbs to 12.3% in Q2, 2012

In the second quarter of 2012, unemployed people in Bulgaria were 409.5 thousand, including 242.7 men and 166.8 thousand women, according to data of the National Statistical Institute (NSI).

Society | August 21, 2012, Tuesday // 12:41 | Viewed: 1116

Bulgarian Flat Glass Plant Fined over Air Pollution

The Regional Inspectorate of Environment and Water in the northeastern city of Shumen has fined a flat glass plant located near Targovishte with nearly BGN 24 000.

Society » Environment | August 21, 2012, Tuesday // 11:25 | Viewed: 2055

Sofia Residents Stage 4th Rally against New Downtown Parking Rules

Residents of Bulgaria's capital Sofia staged Monday night their fourth protest rally against the upcoming new parking rules and hike in parking fees.

Society | August 20, 2012, Monday // 19:36 | Viewed: 726

Car Bursts in Flames, Kills Man in Sofia

A 61-year-old man died on Monday in Bulgaria's capital Sofia, as his vehicle suddenly burst in flames.

Society | August 20, 2012, Monday // 14:46 | Viewed: 1569

Bulgarian-Shot 'Expendables 2' Tops US Weekend Box Office

"The Expendables 2," an action movie that was shot mostly in Bulgaria has topped the weekend box office.

Society » Culture | August 20, 2012, Monday // 14:05 | Viewed: 1444

Bulgarians Deprived of Regional Language Status in Ukraine's Izmail

The Bulgarian community in the Southwestern Ukrainian city of Izmail has appealed in court the decision of local authorities not to grant Bulgarian a regional language status.

Society | August 20, 2012, Monday // 13:25 | Viewed: 1071

EU Deeply Concerned with Oppression of Bulgarian Media

European Commission Vice President Neelie Kroes demands to meet with all relevant media players in Bulgaria when she travels to Sofia in September it has been made clear.

Society | August 20, 2012, Monday // 08:11 | Viewed: 1737

Weird Mass Fight Mars Eid in Bulgaria's Plovdiv - Report

A mass fight broke out before the holiday service for major Muslim feast Eid ul-Fitr Sunday in the main mosque of second-largest Bulgarian city Plovdiv, report many Bulgarian media.

Society | August 19, 2012, Sunday // 18:30 | Viewed: 1979
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