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Bulgarian Director Living His Dream to Film with Laetitia Casta

The Bulgarian director Kamen Kalev has stated that it is a dream come true to make a film with French top model and actress Laetitia Casta.

Society » Culture | August 16, 2010, Monday // 17:41 | Viewed: 3125

Romanian Family Injured After Car Crash Near Bulgaria's Varna

A Romanian woman is in a coma and her life is in danger after her family's car has crashed into a Bulgarian school bus, the police have announced.

Society | August 16, 2010, Monday // 16:02 | Viewed: 1949

Bulgaria Sweats out, Hopes for Cool Mid-Week Spell

The warm weather that swept Bulgaria for the most part of August will reach one of its peaks at the beginning of this week, but forecasts say cooler air is about to set in.

Society » Environment | August 16, 2010, Monday // 15:31 | Viewed: 1914

1 of Every 8 Young Bulgarians Plans to Emigrate

One of every eight young people in Bulgaria has concrete plans to leave the country in a search for better live in the near future, data from the draft National Strategy for Youth in 2010-2020 of the Education Ministry reveals.

Society | August 16, 2010, Monday // 15:05 | Viewed: 3181

Bulgarians Hope for Shorter Work Hours over Heat

Bulgaria's General Labor Inspectorate Executive Agency has suggested that employers should take into consideration the high temperatures and provide healthy and safe work conditions to their employees.

Society | August 16, 2010, Monday // 14:33 | Viewed: 1372

Bulgaria's Traffic Police to Deprive 150 000 of Driver's Licenses

The Bulgarian Traffic Police have announced that they will take away the driver's licenses of at least 150 000 people in October and November.

Society | August 16, 2010, Monday // 12:50 | Viewed: 3852

6-Km Backup Reported at Turkish-Bulgarian Border

A long line of heavy duty trucks has formed at the Turkish - Bulgarian border cross point at Kapukule near the town of Edirne.

Society | August 16, 2010, Monday // 10:40 | Viewed: 1538

Sofia Traffic Police Offices Extend Business Hours

The employees of the Traffic Police Offices in the Bulgarian capital Sofia will work on two shifts beginning Monday, the Interior Ministry informs.

Society | August 16, 2010, Monday // 10:12 | Viewed: 2075

Bulgaria Restores Balkans' Top Monastery Complex

Bulgaria will finally be able to restore one of the largest monastery complexes on the Balkans - the medieval "St.

Society » Archaeology | August 16, 2010, Monday // 09:41 | Viewed: 1665

Bulgarian Pilgrims Hail Mary at Rila Monastery

Thousands of believers flocked to Bulgaria's famed Rila Monastery to celebrate the great Christian Orthodox holiday Dormition of the Holy Mother of God.

Society » Culture | August 15, 2010, Sunday // 20:14 | Viewed: 2272

Bulgaria Braces for Scorching Heat

The over 35 C heat wave that swept Bulgaria this week will continue during the first half of the next.

Society » Environment | August 15, 2010, Sunday // 19:01 | Viewed: 4885

Bulgarian Eco Activists to Clean up Seven Rila Lakes

Bulgarian environmental activists are organizing a cleanup of trash in the area of the famous Seven Lakes in the southwestern Bulgarian mountain of Rila, August 24-29.

Society » Environment | August 15, 2010, Sunday // 16:08 | Viewed: 7085

Bulgarian Capital Sofia ‘Breathes’ with Temporary Pedestrian Street

Ivan Shishman Street in downtown Sofia was turned pedestrian for Sunday in a bid to reduce air pollution from traffic and favor commuting by foot.

Society | August 15, 2010, Sunday // 14:39 | Viewed: 2406

Foreign Patrons of Culture to Grab Bulgarian Citizenship

Newly adopted legislation amendments have provided opportunities for granting Bulgarian citizenship to foreign nationals who have made considerable donations to cultural institutions in Bulgaria.

Society | August 15, 2010, Sunday // 13:57 | Viewed: 3083

Bulgarian PM Vows Interethnic Brotherhood

Ethnic Bulgarian Turks and Bulgarians have lived and will live as brothers, said Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov on a visit in the ethnically Turkish region of Shumen.

Society | August 15, 2010, Sunday // 13:02 | Viewed: 2720

Bulgaria Venerates Dormition of Mary

Sunday is Dormition of the Holy Mother of God, one of the greatest Christian Orthodox holidays, that brings together many believers.

Society » Culture | August 15, 2010, Sunday // 10:27 | Viewed: 2162

Bulgaria Gets Long-Distance Relics Authenticity Boost from Vatican

An expert from the Vatican has confirmed that the relics recently found in Bulgaria's Sozopol do belong to St. John the Baptist in spite of not having seen them.

Society » Archaeology | August 15, 2010, Sunday // 08:36 | Viewed: 1664

Bulgarian Minister Shoots Quails at Hunting Season Opening

Minister of Agriculture and Foods Miroslav Naydenov opened Saturday the new hunting season near the city of Shuman in Northeastern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | August 14, 2010, Saturday // 13:29 | Viewed: 2732

Bulgaria Forms 'Rapid Reaction Force' to Crack Down on Killer Bears

Following the several recent cases of killer bear raids, Bulgaria's Environment Ministry has announced the creation of a special task force to tackle "problematic bears".

Society » Environment | August 14, 2010, Saturday // 13:06 | Viewed: 7180

Bulgarian Prosecutor's Office Intervenes to Kill Local Gay Parade Ban

A recent ban on public displays of homosexuality in Bulgaria's Pazarzhik has been revoked with an intervention of the Supreme Administrative Prosecutor's Office in Sofia.

Society | August 14, 2010, Saturday // 12:37 | Viewed: 2722

Bulgaria Transfers Relics of St. John to Special Reliquary

Bulgaria's top recent archaeology find, the alleged relics of St. John the Baptist, has been transferred to a silver and gold reliquary.

Society » Archaeology | August 14, 2010, Saturday // 11:31 | Viewed: 7863
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