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Bulgarian Eco Ministry Makes U-Turn on Ski Lift Project

Bulgaria's Ministry of Environment has annulled their June decision to allow the "Yulen" company to build a new ski lift in the country's top winter resort of Bansko.

Society » Environment | July 15, 2010, Thursday // 20:59 | Viewed: 2430

Bulgarian Health Ministry Warns of Harmful US Food Supplements

The Bulgarian Health Ministry warns about 65 harmful food supplements from the US, containing steroids or steroid substances, sold over the internet.

Society » Health | July 15, 2010, Thursday // 18:15 | Viewed: 2365

Bulgarian Police to Protect Shipka Memorial until 2011

Bulgarian police officers will continue to protect the Shipka Memorial, the National Museum of History, the National Learning Complex of Culture and the National Art Gallery until the end of the year.

Society » Culture | July 15, 2010, Thursday // 17:36 | Viewed: 1795

Deutschland Radio: Police Became Laughing Stock of Bulgarians

The Bulgarian Interior Ministry became the laughing stock of all Bulgarians over the so-called "police anthem," according to a report of the German Deutschland radio.

Society » Culture | July 15, 2010, Thursday // 14:49 | Viewed: 2013

'Eastern Plays' Awarded Best Bulgarian Film for 2009

The Bulgarian movie "Eastern Plays" won the award for best movie for 2009 at the Bulgarian Film Academy ceremony Wednesday night.

Society » Culture | July 15, 2010, Thursday // 13:31 | Viewed: 2336

Afghanistan Movie Features Emblematic Bulgarian Folk Song

The most popular Bulgarian folk song, which was launched into space in 1977, has been used in a documentary movie for Afghanistan by National Geographic.

Society » Culture | July 15, 2010, Thursday // 12:10 | Viewed: 4010

Bulgarian Govt Allows Bear Hunt after Latest Killer Attack

Bulgaria's Environment Minister has allowed the hunting down of brown bears whenever necessary after a woman barely survived an attack by a killer bear.

Society » Environment | July 15, 2010, Thursday // 11:55 | Viewed: 2581

Bulgaria's Electronic Media Council Appoints New National TV Head

The Council of Electronic Media (CEM) has appointed long-time journalist and news anchor Vyara Ankova the Director of the Bulgarian National Television.

Society | July 15, 2010, Thursday // 11:07 | Viewed: 2779

Stolen Painting Featured in Bulgaria’s National Gallery of Nikola Tanev

Bulgaria's National Arts Gallery is opening Thursday an exhibition dedicated to the 120 birthday of one of the most renowned Bulgarian artists, Nikola Tanev.

Society » Culture | July 15, 2010, Thursday // 08:11 | Viewed: 4346

Top Bulgarian Models, Singers Said to Make Money as Prostitutes

Top Bulgarian models, singers, and beauty pageant winners are also working as high-class prostitutes, a popular model has admitted.

Society | July 14, 2010, Wednesday // 20:28 | Viewed: 14712

1/4 of Bulgarians Fear They Won't Meet Retirement Criteria - Survey

About 26% of the Bulgarians doubt that they will have the required amount of working years in order to retire, a survey showed.

Society | July 14, 2010, Wednesday // 18:02 | Viewed: 1527

Bulgarian NGO Resettles Griffin Vultures from Spain

Bulgarian environmentalists are going to resettle eight griffin vultures as part of a project to restore the population of the birds of prey.

Society » Environment | July 13, 2010, Tuesday // 19:19 | Viewed: 2448

Bulgaria's Health Minister Calls for More Hospitals

The Bulgarian Health Minister Anna-Maria Borisova has announced that 430 hospitals are not enough for 7,5 million people.

Society » Health | July 12, 2010, Monday // 20:29 | Viewed: 1781

Bulgarian Govt Scores 3,80 Out of 6 Year Later - Survey

The first year of mandate of the ruling party GERB has been assessed as successful by 44% of the Bulgarians, while 37% of them hold the opposite opinion, a survey has announced.

Society | July 12, 2010, Monday // 18:16 | Viewed: 1248

Hollywood Stars Invite Bulgarians in Documentary

Every Bulgarian could participate in the making of the first global documentary movie, directed and produced by the Hollywood stars Ridley Scott and Kevin McDonald.

Society » Culture | July 12, 2010, Monday // 16:19 | Viewed: 2315

Veiled Women Appear on ID Cards in Bulgaria

The police department in the Bulgarian city of Pazardzhik has announced it has not declined any application for new passports of Muslim women who are veiled with headscarves on their photos.

Society | July 12, 2010, Monday // 15:48 | Viewed: 1870

Cash-Strapped Bulgarians to Skip Summer Vacations - Survey

Every fifth Bulgarian is staying home during their summer vacation and the reason is mostly the lack of money, a survey by the Bulgarian daily "24 Hours" said.

Society | July 12, 2010, Monday // 15:19 | Viewed: 1633

Stolen Bulgarian Paintings Turn Up in London Galleries

Stolen paintings of a renowned Bulgarian artist have been located in art galleries in the UK capital London, announced the Culture Ministry.

Society » Culture | July 11, 2010, Sunday // 17:28 | Viewed: 3700

Bike Riders from Sofia to Enjoy Special Lanes in 5 Years

The first program for building a network of bike lanes in Sofia is ready, the mayor of Sofia, Yordanka Fandakova has announced.

Society | July 10, 2010, Saturday // 19:23 | Viewed: 2271

Bulgarian Muslims Call for Emergency Conference with EU

The Bulgarian Muslims have demanded the conduction of an emergency Muslim conference, overseen by representatives of the EU member states.

Society | July 10, 2010, Saturday // 16:04 | Viewed: 1877

Bulgaria's Students Mount Bicycles, Deplore Streets

Bulgarian university students gathered in the center of Sofia Saturday morning to start the traditional bicycle trip marking the end of the academic year.

Society | July 10, 2010, Saturday // 12:38 | Viewed: 2294
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