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Number of Bulgarians Down by Estimated 1 Million in 10 years

During the 22 years of the so-called transition period in Bulgaria, after the fall of the Communist regime in 1989, about 22 000 have emigrated from the country each year.

Society | March 2, 2011, Wednesday // 11:18 | Viewed: 1857

2 Bulgarian Regions Declare Flu Epidemic

Two Bulgarian regions – the northern Montana and the southern Stara Zagora are under a flu epidemic situation beginning Wednesday.

Society » Health | March 2, 2011, Wednesday // 10:41 | Viewed: 2730

Known Bulgarian Criminal Causes Fatal Accident near Sofia

Two people died on the spot and three others sustained serious injuries early Wednesday morning in Sofia's affluent Boyna suburb.

Society | March 2, 2011, Wednesday // 10:15 | Viewed: 2107

Bulgarian Doctors: Every 5th Bulgarian Affected by Depression

Every fourth family in Bulgaria has at least one member suffering from a psychiatric disorder, according to Dr. Vladimir Sotirov.

Society | March 2, 2011, Wednesday // 08:46 | Viewed: 2478

Google Wears Bulgarian Martenitsa

The largest Internet search engine Google, put on Tuesday morning a Bulgarian martenitsa and wrote its traditional logo in red and white yarn tied with tassels.

Society » Culture | March 1, 2011, Tuesday // 17:26 | Viewed: 5648

Jamiroquai May Stage Gig at Bulgarian Music Festival

British acid and funk jazz band Jamiroquai might be one of the headliners at the new Bulgarian pop and rock music festival Elevation.

Society » Culture | March 1, 2011, Tuesday // 16:06 | Viewed: 3801

Bulgarian Martenitsa Adorn Trees around World

Trees adorned with the Bulgarian traditional martenitsa are to spread joy around the world on Tuesday in several different cities.

Society » Culture | March 1, 2011, Tuesday // 12:25 | Viewed: 6285

600 000 Bulgarians Disappeared in 10 Years

Bulgaria's population has declined by some 600 000 people in the course of 10 years, according to preliminary data from the country's decennial survey, published by the 24 chasa daily.

Society | March 1, 2011, Tuesday // 08:37 | Viewed: 1997

Bulgaria Celebrates Its Traditional 'Baba Marta' Holiday

 Tuesday sees Bulgaria celebrate one of its most loved traditional holydays - Baba Marta, which is believed to mark the beginning of spring.

Society | March 1, 2011, Tuesday // 08:04 | Viewed: 6207

Bulgarian Govt Awards Top Scientists

Bulgaria's government handed out its annual science awards for a third year in a row at an impressive ceremony in Sofia.

Society » Education | February 28, 2011, Monday // 21:14 | Viewed: 2700

Bulgarian President Proposes Electronic Education Register

Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov has presented an idea for creation of electronic register and electronic education passport for students.

Society » Education | February 28, 2011, Monday // 16:21 | Viewed: 2211

EU, US Prod Bulgaria at Balkan Roma Leaders' Training in Sofia

Representatives of the EU and the USA have urged Bulgaria to fix the situation of its Roma population at a seminar for Roma leaders from the Balkans in Sofia.

Society | February 28, 2011, Monday // 15:11 | Viewed: 2650

Bulgarian Central Bank Refutes German Journalist Claims

The Bulgarian Central Bank has sent a letter to leading investigative German journalist, Jurgen Roth, disproving claims the bank and its Governor are protecting the interests of the shady business group TIM, under the approving eye of Prime Minister, Boyk

Society | February 28, 2011, Monday // 11:57 | Viewed: 2936

'Bulgarian' Movie Falls Short of Oscar Award

“The Way Back,” an epic drama shot in and around Bulgaria, Morocco and India.

Society » Culture | February 28, 2011, Monday // 10:27 | Viewed: 2535

Bulgaria's Census Steps Into Its Last Day

Monday marks the end of Bulgaria' first census in  a decade, which kicked off on February 1 2011.

Society | February 28, 2011, Monday // 08:56 | Viewed: 1513

2nd Poll Shows Collapse of Trust in Bulgaria's Ruling GERB

The assessments of Bulgarians about the rule of the center-right Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria, GERB, party are turning negative, according to a recent poll of the "Open Society" Foundation.

Society | February 27, 2011, Sunday // 13:33 | Viewed: 2070

Majority of Bulgarians Don't Want President from GERB - Poll

Almost two thirds of all Bulgarians (63%) prefer to have a new President who is not from the ruling, center-right Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria, GERB, party.

Society | February 27, 2011, Sunday // 12:37 | Viewed: 2171

German Journalist: Bulgarian PM Protects Shady Business

Many people in Bulgaria hoped the new cabinet of Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, will put an end to corruption, but are now disappointed, leading German investigative journalist Jurgen Roth writes in his blog.

Society | February 27, 2011, Sunday // 12:10 | Viewed: 5011

Scandalous Development Plans Announced Amid Bansko Ski World Cup

Controversial plans for a drastic development of ski tracks in the Pirin National Park were announced by Bulgarian companies and towns at the start of the 2011 men's alpine ski World Cup in Bansko.

Society » Environment | February 26, 2011, Saturday // 16:20 | Viewed: 5867

Arabs, Bulgarians Stage Anti-Gaddafi Protest in Sofia

Nationals of a number of Arab countries, as well as Bulgarian citizens, staged an anti-Gaddafi rally in front of the Libyan embassy in Sofia Saturday.

Society | February 26, 2011, Saturday // 15:46 | Viewed: 1753

Bulgaria in for Month of Mild and Wild Weather

Weather forecasts are warning Bulgarians to get ready for rapid changes in the weather during the coming month with temperatures ranging from – 10° C to 22° C.

Society » Environment | February 25, 2011, Friday // 18:39 | Viewed: 2069
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