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Sofia Starts Dismantling Crumbling Culture Palace Monument

The dismantling of the Monument 1300 Years of Bulgaria in front of Sofia's National Palace of Culture, NDK, started Monday.

Society | August 13, 2012, Monday // 10:26 | Viewed: 4025

Skygazers in Bulgaria Too Hope for Spectacular Show

Say a wish because the annual Perseid meteors are set to put on a spectacular sky show this weekend, one of the most popular events in the astronomical calendar.

Society » Environment | August 12, 2012, Sunday // 19:46 | Viewed: 1183

Bulgaria Proudly Presents Its First Currency Exchange ATM

A month after Bulgaria announced amendments to an ordinance authorizing currency exchange outside banks and currency exchange offices, the country presented its first currency exchange machine.

Society | August 12, 2012, Sunday // 19:15 | Viewed: 4828

Bulgaria MPs to Vote on Loud TV Ads in Autumn

Bulgaria's parliament is scheduled to vote in the autumn on recently tabled rules on television adverts, which often appear louder than the preceding programs.

Society | August 12, 2012, Sunday // 17:28 | Viewed: 1028

Latest Passenger Bus Fire Reported in Bulgaria

A bus transporting passengers caught fire Sunday while moving on one of Bulgaria's main roads, in a string of similar incidents.

Society | August 12, 2012, Sunday // 15:00 | Viewed: 1640

Lady Gaga Arrives in Bulgaria

The megastar performer and Quinn of provocations Lady Gaga has landed in the Bulgarian capital Sofia late Saturday evening.

Society » Culture | August 12, 2012, Sunday // 12:27 | Viewed: 4175

Bulgarian Teams Help Taming Greece's Holy Mountain Blaze

The huge wildfire in Aton, Greece, threatening the historical monasteries has been extinguished after overnight torrential rains, the authorities report Sunday morning.

Society » Environment | August 12, 2012, Sunday // 12:10 | Viewed: 1329

5 Tonnes of Nitric Acid Leak in SW Bulgaria

An incident has caused 5 tonnes of corrosive nitric acid to leak nearby southwestern Bulgarian town of Petrich Satruday.

Society | August 11, 2012, Saturday // 19:44 | Viewed: 2461

Scores Perish in Iran Tabriz Earthquake

Between 40 and 50 people are initially reported to have died, after two strong earthquakes hit the major Iranian city of Tabriz Saturday afternoon.

Society » Environment | August 11, 2012, Saturday // 19:09 | Viewed: 1100

Code Yellow in Bulgaria over Summer Storms

Heavy rain storms with lightining and hail are expected Saturday on much of Bulgaria's territory.

Society » Environment | August 11, 2012, Saturday // 10:06 | Viewed: 1228

Fires in Southern Bulgaria under Control

The fire near the southern Bulgarian villages of Dinevo and Malevo, Haskovo district, was brought under control Thursday night.

Society » Environment | August 10, 2012, Friday // 09:05 | Viewed: 918

Sofia's Borisova Gradina Park to Get New Lamps, CCTV Cameras

The Borisova Gradina Park, the biggest park in Sofia, is undergoing a thorough overhaul, according to Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova.

Society | August 9, 2012, Thursday // 10:28 | Viewed: 1827

2 Helicopters to Battle Flames in Bulgaria's Sokolna Reserve

Two helicopters will join Thursday the firefighting operation in Bulgaria's Sokolna Reserve near the Sokolnitsa chalet.

Society » Environment | August 9, 2012, Thursday // 08:48 | Viewed: 1050

Huge Fire in SW Bulgaria Heads for Transit Gas Pipeline

A huge fire, which started from the southwestern village of Balanovo, has reached the village of Dzherman and is some 50 meters away from a transit gas pipeline connecting Bulgaria to Greece.

Society » Environment | August 8, 2012, Wednesday // 20:26 | Viewed: 1958

Huge Wildfire in Southern Bulgaria Reported Tamed

The fire in the Belitsa Municipality in the southwestern region of Blagoevgrad that erupted Tuesday has been tamed and localized.

Society » Environment | August 8, 2012, Wednesday // 18:03 | Viewed: 1397

Chaos Rains in Bulgaria over Drivers with Lights Off

There isn't a courtesy period for drivers in Bulgaria, who fail to turn on their lights during the day, the traffic police warn.

Society | August 8, 2012, Wednesday // 12:44 | Viewed: 1695

400 Battle Large Wildfire in Southern Bulgaria

The fire near the Bulgarian village of Babyak, Belitsa Municipality, in the southwestern region of Blagoevgrad that erupted Tuesday has expanded and is now engulfing over 1 000 decares of pine forest.

Society » Environment | August 8, 2012, Wednesday // 12:21 | Viewed: 1005

Bulgaria Remains under Dangerous Heat Alert

Code Orange alert for dangerous heat is declared for 10 Bulgarian regions Wednesday over the persisting heat wave.

Society » Environment | August 8, 2012, Wednesday // 11:20 | Viewed: 1138

Large-Scale Wildfires Erupt in Southern Bulgaria

Several large-scale wildfires erupted in Southern Bulgaria on Tuesday, adding to the worries of the Bulgarian fire-fighting authorities across the country.

Society » Environment | August 7, 2012, Tuesday // 19:46 | Viewed: 1086

Young Hare 1000th Patient at Bulgarian Wildlife Rescue Center

The Wildlife Rescue Center operated by the Zeleni Balkani ("Green Balkans") NGO has welcomed its 1000th patient.

Society » Environment | August 7, 2012, Tuesday // 17:57 | Viewed: 1960

Bulgaria Endures Record Number of Temperature Records

Record summer heat was registered all over Bulgaria on Tuesday, the National Meteorology and Hydrology Institute at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences has announced.

Society » Environment | August 7, 2012, Tuesday // 17:03 | Viewed: 2133
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