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Draft Bill on Legalization of Euthanasia in Bulgaria Enters Parliament

Bulgaria should allow euthanasia at the request of the patient or their relatives, according to a draft bill submitted to Parliament by socialist MP Lyuben Kornezov.

Society | June 28, 2011, Tuesday // 10:33 | Viewed: 2521

Bulgarian Left Wing Parties Demand Referendums on Shale Gas Exploration

Bulgaria must hold local referendums in Dobrudzha on shale gas exploration and production, said Monday left-wing MP Anton Kutev at a press conference in Siistra.

Society » Environment | June 28, 2011, Tuesday // 09:06 | Viewed: 1564

Bulgarian PM Inaugurates Reconstructed Section of Lomsko Shose Blvd in Sofia

The expanded Lomsko Shose Blvd in Sofia was opened for traffic Monday, with vehicles now freely travelling between Han Kubrat Str and Beli Dunav Str.

Society | June 27, 2011, Monday // 18:17 | Viewed: 1684

Stop Sign for 37 Bulgarian Buses after Crash-Prompted Checks

Thirty-seven buses have been withdrawn from Bulgaria's fleet during massive inspections by the local transport authorities in the wake of a deadly crash earlier this month.

Society | June 27, 2011, Monday // 17:49 | Viewed: 1845

Bulgarian Banksy Has Fled Abroad - Report

The anonymous artist, dubbed the Banksy of Bulgaria, who gave statues of Red Army soldiers in the capital Sofia a US pop culture facelift, triggering a heated controversy, has fled the country, according to unconfirmed information.

Society | June 27, 2011, Monday // 16:29 | Viewed: 3357

Bulgarian Facebook Users Launch 'No PM Borisov Day' Event

A public Facebook event under the title "A Day Without Boyko Borisov" has been created by Bulgarian users protesting the Bulgarian PM's ubiquity in the media world.

Society | June 26, 2011, Sunday // 19:40 | Viewed: 2331

PM Borisov: Bulgarians Need More Self-Esteem

Bulgarians need a higher dose of self-confidence to ensure the prosperity of their country, according to PM Boyko Borisov.

Society | June 26, 2011, Sunday // 18:13 | Viewed: 2223

NYC Awaits 'Melancholy Beauty' of Bulgarian Jews' Rescue

The third and final premiere staging of the oratorio "A Melancholy Beauty," telling the story of the rescue of Bulgarian Jews during WWII is to be staged in New York Sunday evening.

Society | June 26, 2011, Sunday // 17:42 | Viewed: 2687

Brown Bear Spotted at Alpine Altitude in Bulgaria

A brown bear has been spotted last week running on the steep scree just below Bulgaria's highest peak Mussala in the Rila mountains, some 2,900 m above sea level.

Society » Environment | June 26, 2011, Sunday // 16:54 | Viewed: 2150

Bulgarian Capital Fires Director over Stray Dogs, Mismanagement

Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova has released from his duties the manager of the municipal Ekoravnovesie firm Petar Petrov over findings of faulty execution of work related to stray dogs and parks.

Society | June 26, 2011, Sunday // 13:28 | Viewed: 2652

High Winds Cancel Bulgarian Music Festival, Blast Mountains

Saturday the second evening of Loop Elevation music festival, due to take place in Bulgarian the town of Razlog, was called off due to winds reaching 100 km/h.

Society » Environment | June 26, 2011, Sunday // 10:02 | Viewed: 2196

Body of Bulgarian Beach Concessionaire Found in Drowning Accident

The body of the 32-year-old concessionaire of the Bulgarian beach campsite Gradina (Garden), Victor Boyanov, has been found in the Black Sea waters.

Society | June 25, 2011, Saturday // 14:26 | Viewed: 2484

Gusty Winds Close Access to Bulgaria's Elevation Music Fest

The access to the site where Bulgaria's first ever Elevation festival event is being held is temporarily banned over gusty winds.

Society » Culture | June 25, 2011, Saturday // 13:58 | Viewed: 3087

Bulgarian PM: Religious Classes Should Be Compulsory

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, declared Saturday he supports making religious education in schools mandatory.

Society » Education | June 25, 2011, Saturday // 13:05 | Viewed: 3670

3 Injured in Sofia Ambulance Crash Remain Critical

The condition of the newborn baby, the mother and the driver of an ambulance, who were injured in Thursday's hellish car crash in Bulgaria's Sofia remains critical, the staff of the emergency Pirogov hospital said Saturday.

Society | June 25, 2011, Saturday // 11:43 | Viewed: 1584

18 Bulgarian Regions under Code Yellow over Gusty Wind

Code yellow has been declared for eighteen Bulgarian regions Saturday over the forecast for gusty winds, the Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, BAS, informs.

Society » Environment | June 25, 2011, Saturday // 11:18 | Viewed: 2039

Bulgarian Pharmacists Stage Protest Rally in Sofia

The Bulgarian pharmacists are organizing Saturday a large-scale protest rally against the pending amendments in the Medications Act.

Society | June 25, 2011, Saturday // 10:56 | Viewed: 1315

Bulgaria Rattled by 3 Earthquakes in 15 Minutes

Three mild earthquakes were felt in Bulgaria Friday night within just a quarter of an hour.

Society » Environment | June 24, 2011, Friday // 22:29 | Viewed: 1738

Pippi Longstocking Named Bulgaria's Favorite Children's Book

Astrid Lindgren Pippi Longstocking has been named as the Bulgarians' most loved children reading experience according to the results from the "The Little Big Read" campaign, organized by the Bulgarian National television.

Society » Culture | June 24, 2011, Friday // 13:54 | Viewed: 3923

Bulgaria Mulls Integrating More Roma Kids to 'White' Schools

Bulgaria's Education Ministry considers introducing an obligatory minimal percentage of Roma children for each school in the country.

Society » Education | June 24, 2011, Friday // 10:27 | Viewed: 3045

Bulgaria's 1st Elevation Music Festival Kicks Off Friday

Friday 24th June and Saturday the 25th June 2011 will see Bulgaria's first ever Elevation festival event, which will gather Jamiroquai, 30 Seconds to Mars, Morcheeba, Stereo MCs, Delinquent Habits and Cypress Hill among others.

Society » Culture | June 24, 2011, Friday // 09:02 | Viewed: 1958
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