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2.6 Earthquake Felt in Southern Bulgaria

A light earthquake with a 2.6-magnitude on the Richter scale has been registered in southern Bulgaria Monday morning.

Society » Environment | October 17, 2011, Monday // 09:37 | Viewed: 1134

East Bulgaria Calls Code Orange for Extreme Weather Monday

Code orange for dangerous weather has been declared Monday for Dobrich, Varna and Burgas regions, announced the Bulgarian national weather service.

Society » Environment | October 16, 2011, Sunday // 19:36 | Viewed: 4659

Cold Spell Brings 1st Snow to Bulgaria's Capital Sofia

Bulgaria's capital Sofia woke up Sunday to the first snowfall this season, after a mid-October cold spell overtook the country.

Society » Environment | October 16, 2011, Sunday // 11:10 | Viewed: 2150

US Ambassador Launches Bulgaria's Volunteers Day

American Ambassador to Sofia, James Warlick, is officially launching Saturday Volunteers Day, marking the start of a number of volunteer initiatives across the country.

Society | October 15, 2011, Saturday // 12:18 | Viewed: 2085

SEEMO Condemns Bomb Attack on Bulgarian Journalist

The Vienna-based South and East Europe Media Organization (SEEMO), an affiliate of the International Press Institute (IPI), has ccondemned the attack against Bulgarian journalist Sasho Dikov.

Society | October 15, 2011, Saturday // 11:55 | Viewed: 1297

Bulgarian PM Orders Cabinet Chopper for Teen Rescue

The government helicopter has been sent to the central Bulgarian town of Gorna Oryahovitsa to transport a teenager with brain hemorrhage.

Society | October 15, 2011, Saturday // 11:30 | Viewed: 1665

Emeregency Situations Training Center Opens in Sofia

Bulgaria's EU Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, Kristalina Georgieva, is officially opening Saturday a center for emergency situations training.

Society | October 15, 2011, Saturday // 10:27 | Viewed: 1336

Sofia Gears Up for High IQ Society Summit

55 of the smartest people on earth have arrived in Sofia for the annual summit of Mensa International.

Society | October 14, 2011, Friday // 17:07 | Viewed: 1649

Bulgarian Orthodox Christians Celebrate Petkovden

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church celebrates Petkovden on October 14, a day that marks the beginning of the winter in the country.

Society | October 14, 2011, Friday // 07:02 | Viewed: 2370

Schwarzenegger Guarded by Notorious Bulgarian TIM - Report

Movie-star-turned California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, who is shooting in Sofia the hit film The Expendables 2, is guarded by bodyguards of a company connected to the notorious TIM.

Society | October 12, 2011, Wednesday // 20:27 | Viewed: 6219

Bulgaria Minister Snubs Dundee over Krumovgrad Gold Mine

Toronto-based mining company Dundee Precious Metals has suffered yet another setback in its plans for a new open pit gold mine in southern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | October 12, 2011, Wednesday // 19:27 | Viewed: 3160

Schwarzenegger: I Am Having Fantastic Time with Bruce, Sly in Bulgaria!

Arnold Schwarzenegger, who arrived in Bulgaria on Sunday for the shooting of the much anticipated sequel to "The Expendables", has posted a picture of himself with fellow tough guys Sylvester Stallone and Bruce Willis on the set.

Society » Culture | October 12, 2011, Wednesday // 16:56 | Viewed: 5616

Bulgarian Academy of Sciences Marks 142nd Anniversary

The Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, BAS, marks Wednesday its 142nd anniversary with an official ceremony.

Society | October 12, 2011, Wednesday // 08:46 | Viewed: 1552

4.1 Earthquake Rattles Bulgaria's N Black Sea Coast

An earthquake with a 4.1-magnitude on the Richter scale was registered in the area of the northern Bulgarian Black Sea town of Shabla Tuesday evening.

Society » Environment | October 12, 2011, Wednesday // 08:14 | Viewed: 2160

Bulgaria's 'Tilt' Grabs 'Best Debut' Award at Raindance Film Festival

Bulgarian post-communist drama movie "Tilt" has received the "Best Debut Feature" Award at the prestigious London film festival "Raindance.

Society » Culture | October 11, 2011, Tuesday // 19:42 | Viewed: 2810

Voluntary Brigades to Replace Fire Departments in Small Bulgarian Towns

Fire departments in small towns across Bulgaria may be replaced by voluntary squads.

Society | October 11, 2011, Tuesday // 12:08 | Viewed: 4177

Bulgaria-Wales Euro Qualifier Halts Sofia Downtown Traffic

The Euro 2012 qualifier between Bulgaria and Wales Tuesday evening is imposing a number of traffic changes in the area of the National Vasil Levski Stadium in downtown Sofia.

Society | October 11, 2011, Tuesday // 10:57 | Viewed: 1483

7 Bulgarian Regions under Code Yellow over Rain, Gusts

Code yellow has been declared for all Bulgarian regions Sunday, except the northwestern Danube Region of Vidin, over the forecast for downpours.

Society » Environment | October 11, 2011, Tuesday // 10:23 | Viewed: 1279

Bulgaria Showcases Thracian Treasures in Brussels

Eight Thracian treasures from Bulgaria are already attracting crowds at the main lobby of the European Parliament in Brussels.

Society » Culture | October 11, 2011, Tuesday // 08:53 | Viewed: 2231

Bruce Willis Joins Hollywood Mega Star Team in Bulgaria

Another Hollywood mega-star is in Bulgaria after Bruce Willis' arrival late Monday evening.

Society » Culture | October 11, 2011, Tuesday // 08:17 | Viewed: 5997

Borisov, Schwarzenegger Talk Film Industry on 'Expendables 2' Set

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and movie-star-turned California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger have voiced a shared opinion that the film industry is a great tool for boosting economic development because it creates job places both on the shooting

Society » Culture | October 10, 2011, Monday // 20:52 | Viewed: 9267
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