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Bulgaria Records Another Hot November Weekend

Temperatures in Bulgaria soared well above 20 degrees C Sunday, with nine locations registering temperature records.

Society » Environment | November 14, 2010, Sunday // 18:54 | Viewed: 1909

Respected Bulgarian Constitutional Lawyer Passes Away

Rumen Yankov, respected Bulgarian constitutionalist and once president of the Constitutional Court and the Supreme Court of Cassation, passed away Sunday after a long illness at the age of 68.

Society » Obituaries | November 14, 2010, Sunday // 16:21 | Viewed: 1893

Bulgarian PM to Pay Homage to Obscure Orthodox Monastery

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov along with members of his cabinet will pay homage to the recently renewed Gigintsi Monastery, near the Bulgarian-Serbian-Macedonian border.

Society | November 14, 2010, Sunday // 10:08 | Viewed: 1703

Hundreds Line up in Sofia to Pay Homage to St. John's Relics

A long line of Sofia residents and visitors has formed Saturday on Saint Alexander Nevsky square in front of the cathedral under the same name where the relics of St.

Society » Archaeology | November 13, 2010, Saturday // 14:45 | Viewed: 2126

Bulgarian Court Orders President to Publish Putin Talks Record

The Sofia City Administrative Court has overturned the silent refusal of Bulgaria's President, Georgi Parvanov's Head Secretary to grant access to public information.

Society | November 13, 2010, Saturday // 10:19 | Viewed: 1775

Bulgarian Capital at Standstill over Putin's Visit

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's visit to Sofia Saturday is causing significant adjustments to the Bulgarian capital's traffic.

Society | November 13, 2010, Saturday // 09:36 | Viewed: 1727

Doctors Take Bulgarian Actor Andrey Batashov Out of Coma

Popular Bulgarian actor Andrey Batashov is expected to be taken out of the artificial coma he has been in for two days, the Bulgarian daily “24 Chasa” (24 Hours) informed.

Society | November 12, 2010, Friday // 13:52 | Viewed: 4167

Bulgarian Health Minister Vows to Put House in Order

It is crucial that clear rules concerning payment and treatment be established in all hospitals, according to the newly appointed Bulgarian Health Minister.

Society » Health | November 12, 2010, Friday // 11:03 | Viewed: 1527

St, John The Baptist Relics to Arrive for Display in Sofia

The relics, unearthed this summer off Sozopol on Bulgaria's southern coast and purported to be John the Baptist, will be displayed in the capital Sofia for three days as of Friday.

Society » Archaeology | November 12, 2010, Friday // 08:02 | Viewed: 2577

Jurgen Roth: Ex Interior Minister Protected Bulgarian Mafia

Bulgaria's former Socialist Interior Minister, Rumen Petkov, is a political patron of alleged top criminals in the country, German top investigative journalist Jurgen Roth says.

Society » Culture | November 11, 2010, Thursday // 20:58 | Viewed: 2287

Bulgaria Moves to Reduce Plastic Bags' Use

Bulgaria's Environment Ministry is preparing an order aiming at restricting the use of plastic bags in the country.

Society » Environment | November 11, 2010, Thursday // 19:28 | Viewed: 2025

November Heat Wave Continues in Bulgaria

Bulgaria continues to enjoy one of the warmest Novembers ever, after 12 locations registered again temperature records on Thursday.

Society » Environment | November 11, 2010, Thursday // 18:55 | Viewed: 2331

Bulgaria, Switzerland to Cooperate on Scientific Research

Bulgaria and Switzerland have ratified a program for bilateral cooperation, which would provide EUR 5 M in the next four years for scientific research, student exchange programs and scholarships.

Society » Education | November 11, 2010, Thursday // 17:56 | Viewed: 1976

Bulgarian High Court Overturns Paid Leave Use Deadline

The Bulgarian Constitutional Court has overturned the Labor Code text which mandated that all paid leave, accumulated by the 2010, is used by employees by the end of 2011, otherwise it would expire.

Society | November 11, 2010, Thursday // 17:01 | Viewed: 1613

New Monument Pays Tribute to Bulgarian Yogurt

Agriculture Minister, Miroslav Naydenov, officially inaugurated Thursday the country's first ever monument of Bulgarian yogurt, a tribute to the unique Bulgarian product.

Society | November 11, 2010, Thursday // 16:45 | Viewed: 2459

Bulgaria to Host Next EuroCOP Conference

The next meeting of the European Confederation of Police (EuroCOP) is to be held in Bulgaria's capital Sofia February 2011, the Bulgarian National Police Union announced.

Society | November 11, 2010, Thursday // 16:19 | Viewed: 1553

Bulgarian Activists Rally against Russian PM Visit

Bulgarian human rights and eco activists are staging a protest rally against Russian Prime Minister, Vladimir Putin's visit to Sofia, the organizers announced Thursday.

Society | November 11, 2010, Thursday // 15:51 | Viewed: 1776

New 30 Wildfires Rage in Bulgaria

As many as 30 new wildfires have occurred in Bulgaria Thursday, the Head of the National Firefighting Services, Nikola Nikolov, has informed.

Society » Environment | November 11, 2010, Thursday // 13:04 | Viewed: 3442

Bulgarian Actor Andrey Batashov Still in Critical Condition

Popular Bulgarian actor Andrey Batashov is sedated in an artificial coma and is under mechanical ventilation in the ER, officials from the hospital have announced.

Society | November 11, 2010, Thursday // 12:38 | Viewed: 3909

Jurgen Roth Presents 'Gangster Economy' in Sofia, Meets PM

German top investigative journalist Jurgen Roth has arrived in the Bulgarian capital Sofia to present on Thursday the Bulgarian edition of his new book "Gangsterwirtschaft" ("Gangster Economy").

Society » Culture | November 11, 2010, Thursday // 09:30 | Viewed: 1837

Light Tremor Shakes Southeastern Bulgaria

A light earthquake with a 2.6 magnitude on the Richter scale was registered on the territory of Bulgaria late on Wednesday, minutes before midnight.

Society » Environment | November 11, 2010, Thursday // 08:45 | Viewed: 2739
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