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Bulgaria Bans Animal Fights

Any Bulgarian citizen who organizes or participates in animal fighting will face up to 5 years behind bars and a fine ranging between BGN 5 000 and BGN 10 000.

Society | April 13, 2011, Wednesday // 14:44 | Viewed: 2394

Scattered Rains Set in Bulgaria

After the relatively high temperatures earlier this month, Bulgaria will be hit on Wednesday by a wave of cooler air and rains.

Society » Environment | April 13, 2011, Wednesday // 13:41 | Viewed: 1412

Bulgarian Journalists, Writers to Face Jail for Discrimination

Journalists and writers who disseminate hatred, discrimination or violence will now face 1 to 4 years behind bars, according to the new amendments to the country's Penal Code.

Society | April 13, 2011, Wednesday // 13:34 | Viewed: 3073

Bulgarian Archaeologists Discover Expensive French Perfume in Medieval Church

Archaeologists in Bulgaria have discovered a French perfume in the walls of the medieval St. Apostles Monastery in Sozopol on the Black Sea.

Society » Archaeology | April 12, 2011, Tuesday // 20:06 | Viewed: 4024

Bulgaria's Sofia Introduces Public Transport Tickets for Pets

Sofia's public transport will allow pets but only if they go with a special ticket, the city's Municipality has decided.

Society | April 12, 2011, Tuesday // 16:09 | Viewed: 3157

Anglo-American School in Sofia Boasts New Eco Building

The Anglo-American school in the Bulgarian capital Sofia held Tuesday the groundbreaking ceremony of a unique environmentally-sensitive building project, the school announced in a press release.

Society » Education | April 12, 2011, Tuesday // 15:23 | Viewed: 2847

Bulgarian Sailors Reported in Distress in Brazilian Waters

A ship with Bulgarian sailors on board is in distress near the Brazilian shore, according to the Head of the Executive Agency "Maritime Administration," Sergey Tsurnaliyski.

Society | April 12, 2011, Tuesday // 14:17 | Viewed: 1907

'Mysterious' Bulgarian Movie Fails in Italy

"Goodbye Mama", a movie directed by controversial Italian-based actress Michelle Bonev, has been described by Italian media as a complete failure.

Society » Culture | April 12, 2011, Tuesday // 13:53 | Viewed: 3068

Young Bulgarians Suffer from Depression, Psychosis, Alcohol Abuse

The mental health of young Bulgarians is facing increasing challanges that are staying underrecognized, according to a key Bulgarian psychiatrist.

Society » Health | April 11, 2011, Monday // 18:45 | Viewed: 4089

Bulgarian State Railways Mull Roma Ghetto Wall to Protect Trains

Bulgaria's National Company "Railway Infrastructure" (NKZI) is considering fencing off the railway line in the Sofia Roma-populated quarter "Fakulteta" in order to protect the trains from the immense amounts of trash there.

Society | April 11, 2011, Monday // 15:18 | Viewed: 5517

Spring Snow Surprises Parts of Bulgaria

Two weeks before Easter, people in northeastern Bulgaria and the Rhodope mountains woke up under a cover of fresh snow.

Society » Environment | April 11, 2011, Monday // 10:54 | Viewed: 2314

Bulgarian Firefighters Tame Wild Fire near Bansko

The mountain wild fire above the village of Gostun has been tamed and there is no danger of it spreading any further Monday morning.

Society » Environment | April 11, 2011, Monday // 10:25 | Viewed: 2341

Kate Bush Revisits Bulgarian Folklore Tracks in New Album

In her latest and long-awaited album the mystic, innovative and reclusive British singer and composer Kate Bush pays tribute once again to the Bulgarian folklore music.

Society » Culture | April 10, 2011, Sunday // 15:34 | Viewed: 5590

Bulgarian Expats Hold 1st Folk Dance Celebration in Chicago

The Bulgarian church "St. Sofia" in the US city of Chicago ran out of room Saturday evening when the Bulgarian community and guests gathered to hold the first ever festival of the traditional folk dance called horo.

Society » Culture | April 10, 2011, Sunday // 13:52 | Viewed: 3648

Huge Wild Fire Rages near Bulgaria's Bansko Resort

A huge wild fire is reported Sunday between the villages of Gostun and Osenovo in the municipality of Bulgaria's mountain resort of Bansko.

Society » Environment | April 10, 2011, Sunday // 11:04 | Viewed: 2585

Gusty Wind Warning Lifted All Over Bulgaria

Meteorologists from the Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, BAS, have lifted Sunday strong wind codes yellow and orange for the entire country.

Society » Environment | April 10, 2011, Sunday // 10:19 | Viewed: 2732

Gusty Wind Knocks Passenger Tube at Sofia Airport

The strong wind has toppled down a passenger departure-arrival tube at terminal 2 of Sofia International Airport Saturday evening.

Society » Environment | April 10, 2011, Sunday // 10:05 | Viewed: 11507

Bulgaria to Recultivate Sole Dangerous Beach

Regional authorities in Burgas are embarking on a recultivation campaign for the Vromos beach on the southern Black Sea coast, which has been closed due to excessive radiation.

Society » Environment | April 9, 2011, Saturday // 17:16 | Viewed: 2507

High Winds Continue to Blast Bulgaria

The high winds that pestered the whole of the territory of Bulgaria Friday are set to return with full force Saturday afternoon.

Society » Environment | April 9, 2011, Saturday // 11:09 | Viewed: 2223

Bulgarians Stage Massive Spring Cleanup

The traditional spring cleaning has been scheduled for Saturday, with Bulgarians across the country taking care not only of their homes, but also of public spaces in their towns.

Society | April 9, 2011, Saturday // 10:38 | Viewed: 1532

Bulgarian PM: Roma Must Break Vicious Cycle, Help Themselves

Bulgaria's government is providing all-out support for the integration of the Roma community in the country, according to Prime Minister Boyko Borisov who spoke on the occasion of the International Roma Day.

Society | April 8, 2011, Friday // 18:36 | Viewed: 2241
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