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Bulgarian Roma Mad at British Royal Family, Still Happy about Kate and William's Wedding

A Bulgarian Roma family from the Stolipinovo quarter in Plovdiv sends good wishes to Kate and William for their wedding even though they are deeply offended at the British royal family.

Society | April 29, 2011, Friday // 13:52 | Viewed: 4395

Bulgarian Folk Group Dedicates Song to William and Kate

The Mayor of the Bulgarian village of Zabardo in the Rhodope Mountains, Veselin Cherpokov, has sent an official invitation to British Prince William and his bride, Kate Middleton, to pay a visit to the village.

Society » Culture | April 29, 2011, Friday // 12:17 | Viewed: 1516

Bulgaria's Educational Attainment Improved 2010

The educational attainment of the Bulgarian population1 aged 25 - 64 continues to improve in 2010, according to the country's National Statistical Institute.

Society | April 29, 2011, Friday // 12:04 | Viewed: 2040

Oil Spill Discovered in Bulgarian Dospat Dam

An oil spill of about 60 meters has been located in the waters of the Dospat Dam in the Rhodope Mountains.

Society » Environment | April 29, 2011, Friday // 11:59 | Viewed: 4250

Bulgarian Cabinet Unwavering in Closing Brikel Thermal Plant

The Bulgarian Brikel Thermal Power Plant is facing a sanction of BGN 119 M if it does not return quotas of BGN 18 M to the central registrar.

Society » Environment | April 29, 2011, Friday // 10:33 | Viewed: 2458

Bulgarian Protesters Blockade Downtown Sofia over Rising Fuel Prices

Several hundred protesters blockaded part of downtown Sofia Thursday rallying against what they describe as the artificially inflated prices of fuels.

Society | April 28, 2011, Thursday // 18:23 | Viewed: 2760

Bulgarian State Sentenced to Hefty Compensation for Killer Bear Victim

The District Court in Smolyan has sentenced the Bulgarian Environment Ministry to pay BGN 130 000 as a compensation to the relatives of a man murdered by a killer bear in May 2010.

Society » Environment | April 28, 2011, Thursday // 17:04 | Viewed: 2499

Bulgaria Expects Goran Bregovic in June

Goran Bregovic, the world renown composer, will perform in the Bulgarian capital Sofia June 4 2011, when he is invited for the year's Balkan Music Awards.

Society » Culture | April 28, 2011, Thursday // 12:59 | Viewed: 1873

Bulgarians Rally Yet Again against Spike in Fuel Prices

Rallies are starting early Thursday afternoon across the whole of Bulgaria against what some see as the artificially inflated prices of fuels.

Society | April 28, 2011, Thursday // 08:11 | Viewed: 1778

Bulgarian Birth Rate Collapsing, Death Rate Climbing

A total of 76 105, or 5 443 fewer children than in 2009, were born in Bulgaria 2010, while 2079 more individuals died year on year, the country's National Statistical Institute has revealed.

Society | April 27, 2011, Wednesday // 14:21 | Viewed: 4529

11% More People Visited Bulgaria March 2011 y/y

The number of the arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 335.7 thousand, which is a 11% increase year on year, according to the country's National Statistical Institute.

Society | April 27, 2011, Wednesday // 12:39 | Viewed: 1317

Woeful British Pilot Hailed as Hero in Bulgaria

A British pilot, who made an emergency landing close to a cemetery in Southern Bulgaria, but steered clear of the nearby village, has been praised as a hero by the locals.

Society | April 27, 2011, Wednesday // 08:54 | Viewed: 2174

Bulgarian Sculptor Creates Giant Golden Easter Egg

A 2-meter tall Easter egg covered with gold and crystals adorns the St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Sofia for the holidays.

Society » Culture | April 26, 2011, Tuesday // 20:12 | Viewed: 3913

Bulgarian Nationalists to Stage New Rallies against Jehovah's Witnesses

New protests against the Bulgarian Jehovah Witnesses movement are to take place in May, the VMRO – BND nationalist party announced Tuesday.

Society | April 26, 2011, Tuesday // 14:21 | Viewed: 10449

Mercury Falling in Bulgaria after Easter

After the high temperatures and sunny weather during the Easter holidays, Bulgaria will be hit on Tuesday by a wave of cooler air and scattered rains.

Society » Environment | April 26, 2011, Tuesday // 11:03 | Viewed: 1650

Efforts to Resettle Griffon, Egyptian Vultures in Bulgaria Bear Fruit

Four little griffon vultures hatched in Bulgaria's Eastern Rhodope mountains, the team of the Bulgarian-Dutch project The New Thracian Gold announced.

Society » Environment | April 26, 2011, Tuesday // 08:36 | Viewed: 4407

Dozens of Bulgarians Protest Belene NPP on Chernobyl Eve

About 100 Bulgarians gathered to the construction site of Belene NPP Monday, one day before the anniversary of the Chernobyl NPP disaster on April 26, 1986.

Society » Environment | April 25, 2011, Monday // 19:41 | Viewed: 2386

Interior Min Wants Kinder Mentality from Bulgarian Drivers

The mentality of Bulgarian drivers has to change to render them more perceptive to others, according to Minister of Interior Tsvetan Tsvetanov.

Society | April 25, 2011, Monday // 15:39 | Viewed: 1653

Bulgarians Brace for Heavy Post-Easter Traffic

Traffic is already jammed Monday around noon on the E-79 international road between Greece and Bulgaria, at the end of a string of four free days around Easter.

Society | April 25, 2011, Monday // 13:32 | Viewed: 1851

Commentator: Bulgarians are Superstitious, Self-Destructive

Spiritual life in Bulgaria is complex and perplexing, yet seems to be going nowhere good, mused social commentator Haralan Alexandrov on the second day of Easter.

Society | April 25, 2011, Monday // 11:07 | Viewed: 2815

Bulgarians Stuff Themselves Like Hell on Easter

Monday the Pirogov emergency hospital in Bulgaria's capital Sofia reported that overnight it was examining at least one patient with stomach issues every 5 minutes.

Society » Health | April 25, 2011, Monday // 10:35 | Viewed: 1960
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