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Bulgarian Pop Diva Blames Tax Irregularities on Unskilled Accountant

Bulgarian pop diva Lili Ivanova has denied allegations of seeking help from Prime Minister Borisov or ministers for the settlement of her newly uncovered tax irregularities.

Society | August 4, 2011, Thursday // 20:56 | Viewed: 2164

Sofia Mayor Vows to Install More Lights in Dangerous Park

More lights will be installed in the Borisova Gradina in the Bulgarian capital Sofia's downtown, the city's Mayor, Yordanka Fandakova, has reiterated.

Society | August 4, 2011, Thursday // 15:48 | Viewed: 1344

Fire Destroys Property in Bulgaria's Kiten Black Sea Resort

Two restaurants have been destroyed by a fire that erupted early on Thursday in Bulgaria's southern Black Sea resort town of Kiten.

Society | August 4, 2011, Thursday // 11:16 | Viewed: 1721

Minority Stake in Bulgarian Daily Standart Switches Owners

Top Bulgarian daily Standart has not been bought by the controversial New Bulgarian Media Group, as earlier reports Wednesday have claimed.

Society | August 3, 2011, Wednesday // 20:40 | Viewed: 1433

Greek Embassy Denies Account about 'Starved' Bulgarian Citizen

The embassy of Greece in Sofia has issued a statement about the 34-year-old Bulgarian citizen returned to his home country in a dire health condition, denying he was forcefully held and starved.

Society | August 3, 2011, Wednesday // 19:30 | Viewed: 1680

Austrian Climber Dies after Fall on Bulgarian Black Sea

An Austrian rock climber has perished after falling off a 4-meter rock nearby the Bulgarian village of Tyulenovo on the Black Sea.

Society | August 3, 2011, Wednesday // 18:57 | Viewed: 2368

Murky Bulgarian Media Empire Swallows Another Top Daily - Report

Delyan Peevski, Bulgarian MP from the Movement for Rights and Freedoms and part of New Bulgarian Media Group owned by his mother Irena Kraseva, has allegedly acquired the top Bulgarian daily Standart.

Society | August 3, 2011, Wednesday // 17:43 | Viewed: 1816

5 at Bulgarian Finance Inspection Agency Exposed for Communist Security Ties

Bulgaria's Files Commission, a special panel investigating the Communist regime secret files, announces Wednesday the results of its probe at the Public Financial Inspection Agency, ADFI.

Society | August 3, 2011, Wednesday // 13:30 | Viewed: 1618

Bulgaria Ranks 5th in World by Ageing Population

Bulgaria is fifth in the world by the speed of its population ageing with drastic changes in the demographic structures expected by 2050.

Society | August 3, 2011, Wednesday // 11:52 | Viewed: 6834

Greece Returns Starved Bulgarian Citizen for Hospital Care

A Bulgarian citizen has been listed in the hospital of the southern city of Blagoevgrad after being, allegedly, tortured and kept without food in neighboring Greece.

Society | August 3, 2011, Wednesday // 09:34 | Viewed: 2426

Bulgaria's Amputated Arm Case Doctor Faces Malpractice Fine

There are serious violations in the doctor's treatment of Milko Mihlaev, leading to the amputation of the patient's right arm.

Society » Health | August 3, 2011, Wednesday // 08:57 | Viewed: 1969

Bulgaria Bids Farewell to Great Son Dimi Panitza

Friends, relatives, public figures and politicians filled Tuesday the St. Sofia Church to pay last respects and honor the memory of the great Bulgarian John-Dimitry Panitza.

Society | August 2, 2011, Tuesday // 17:34 | Viewed: 1936

Bulgarian Treasures to Shine in French Louvre

The most famous museum in the world, the French Louvre, will examine concrete proposals for cultural and scientific collaboration with Bulgaria.

Society » Culture | August 2, 2011, Tuesday // 14:45 | Viewed: 1556

Ex Presidents: Dimi Panitza Had a Dream - Free Bulgaria

A day before solemn masses are served simultaneously in Sofia and Paris to commemorate the memory of the great Bulgarian John-Dimitry Panitza, numerous public figures, who played a key role in Bulgaria's transition, paid their respects.

Society | August 1, 2011, Monday // 20:38 | Viewed: 2280

Up to 800 000 Deemed Disabled in Bulgaria, Govt to Revamp Policies

Those who have been granted the status of disabled persons in Bulgaria are somewhere from 500 000 to 800 000, according to senior government officials.

Society | August 1, 2011, Monday // 19:28 | Viewed: 1969

Bulgaria-Born Wife of Israel's Former PM Shamir Dies

Shulamit Shamir, the wife of former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir, was buried in Jerusalem on Sunday after passing away two days earlier.

Society » Obituaries | August 1, 2011, Monday // 12:05 | Viewed: 3707

Masses for Late Great Bulgarian Dimi Panitza to be Served in Sofia, Paris

Solemn masses will be served simultaneously in Sofia and Paris on Tuesday to commemorate the memory of John-Dimitry Panitza, a prominent Bulgarian journalist, philanthropist, patriot and public figure, who passed away Friday at the age of 80.

Society | July 31, 2011, Sunday // 19:45 | Viewed: 1784

2 Bulgarian Films Grab Awards at Prestigious Sarajevo Fest

The motion picture Ave of Bulgarian movie director, Konstantin Bojanov, received the special jury award at the 17th edition of the Sarajevo Film Festival.

Society » Culture | July 31, 2011, Sunday // 14:55 | Viewed: 4103

1st Bulgarian Female Movie Director Dies at 88

Bulgaria's first female movie director and one of the country's most prominent filmmakers, Binka Zhelyazkova, has passed away Sunday at the age of 88.

Society » Obituaries | July 31, 2011, Sunday // 14:18 | Viewed: 2523

Bulgaria Braces for Nationwide Rally against Fuel Price Hike

Nationwide rallies are being organized Sunday afternoon against what some see as the artificially inflated prices of fuels.

Society | July 31, 2011, Sunday // 11:57 | Viewed: 1659

Bulgarian Pilot Perishes in Sudan

A Bulgarian pilot, identified as Stefan Georgiev Penchev, 45, has perished in Sudan during a sand storm.

Society » Obituaries | July 31, 2011, Sunday // 11:36 | Viewed: 2484
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