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Strong Storm Causes Wide-Spread Damage in NW Bulgaria

A storm with hurricane-like winds and hail has hit northwestern Bulgaria Wednesday evening, inflicting wide-spread damage and power outages.

Society » Environment | July 21, 2011, Thursday // 12:21 | Viewed: 1732

Bulgaria to Fight Traffic Deaths with Red Roses

Red roses will be left on crosswalks in 20 Bulgarian cities on July 26 as a part of a campaign initiated to prevent tragic road accidents in the country.

Society | July 21, 2011, Thursday // 09:28 | Viewed: 1162

Plovdiv, Varna Fight for Becoming Bulgaria's 2nd Largest City

It will be made clear on Thursday whether the southern Bulgarian city of Plovdiv or the "Black Sea capital" Varna is the second most populated city in the country after the capital Sofia.

Society | July 21, 2011, Thursday // 08:37 | Viewed: 1712

Fire Erupts in Bulgaria's Sofia-Varna Train

Train No. 2615 of the Bulgarian State Railways BDZ has caught on fire on the route from Sofia to Varna.

Society | July 20, 2011, Wednesday // 19:07 | Viewed: 2993

Bulgarian Govt Bestows Fall Break on Students

Bulgaria's Cabinet has decided that in addition to winter, spring, and summer breaks, students in the country should also have a fall break.

Society » Education | July 20, 2011, Wednesday // 17:47 | Viewed: 1996

Bulgaria Celebrates St. Elijah's Day

Bulgaria marks on July 20 Ilinden - the Day of St. Elijah or Iliya and the Name Day of Iliya, Iliyan and Iliyana.

Society » Culture | July 20, 2011, Wednesday // 09:36 | Viewed: 3364

8 Bulgarian Regions under Code Orange over Scorching Heat

Eight Bulgarian regions are under code orange Wednesday, the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) reminds.

Society » Environment | July 20, 2011, Wednesday // 08:08 | Viewed: 3438

Bulgarian Iron Church's Restoration in Istanbul Starts in August

The Istanbul Municipality and the provincial administration have joined efforts to restore the Bulgarian "St.

Society » Culture | July 19, 2011, Tuesday // 14:12 | Viewed: 3664

Plane from Bulgaria Makes Emergency Landing in Russia

An Airbus A320 passenger plane, traveling from the Bulgarian coastal town of Burgas to Russia, has made an emergency landing at Russia's Koltsovo airport in the Urals.

Society | July 19, 2011, Tuesday // 10:38 | Viewed: 1964

7 Bulgarian Films To Participate in Sarajevo Film Festival

Seven Bulgarian films will participate in the 17th edition of Sarajevo Film Festival (SFF) to be held from July 22nd to July 30th in the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Society » Culture | July 18, 2011, Monday // 15:43 | Viewed: 2551

Bulgarian Education Ministry with Major Overhaul to Counter Illiteracy

About eighty thousand Bulgarians cannot read or write, according to Education Minister, Sergey Ignatov.

Society » Education | July 18, 2011, Monday // 13:37 | Viewed: 2238

St. John The Baptist Relics Put Bulgaria's Sozopol in CNN Focus

Last summer's remarkable archeological discovery of the St. John the Baptist's relics in Bulgaria's coastal town of Sozopol has attracted huge interest towards the town as a historical center of the country.

Society » Archaeology | July 18, 2011, Monday // 12:42 | Viewed: 4850

Bulgarian Student Team Ranked 2nd at Prestigious Math Contest

A group of Bulgarian students has been ranked second at a prestigious international math contest for students age fourteen and younger.

Society » Education | July 18, 2011, Monday // 11:54 | Viewed: 3127

Silent Vigil for Murdered Woman Held at Sofia Central Park

Family and friends of Yana Krasteva are holding a silent vigil for her at Sofia's Central Park Borisova Gradina Monday evening.

Society | July 18, 2011, Monday // 11:34 | Viewed: 2234

Bulgarians Fancy Magazines, Soap Operas

Most Bulgarians prefer fiction to non-fiction as far as books are concerned, with soap operas becoming more popular than romance books, according to the Bulgarian Book Association's representative,

Society » Culture | July 18, 2011, Monday // 11:34 | Viewed: 1336

Bulgaria Marks Birthday of National Hero Levski

Bulgaria marks Monday 174 years since the birth of the "all-time greatest Bulgarian" Vasil Levski.

Society » Culture | July 18, 2011, Monday // 08:05 | Viewed: 2961

Bulgaria's Varna Aquarium Names 1st Octopus after Indian Ocean

The aquarium in the Bulgarian Black Sea capital Varna has given a name to its first octopus ever.

Society » Environment | July 17, 2011, Sunday // 14:09 | Viewed: 9056

Batak Martyrs Relics Become Property of Bulgarian Orthodox Church

The relics of the Batak martyrs are now property of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, according to the decision of the Batak Town Hall.

Society | July 16, 2011, Saturday // 14:28 | Viewed: 3021

Police Find 2nd Dead Body in Sofia Central Park

The body of a dead woman has been discovered late Friday evening in the Perlovska River in the Sofia Central Park Borisova Gradina.

Society | July 16, 2011, Saturday // 13:29 | Viewed: 2222

16 Bulgarian Regions under Code Orange over Heat Wave

Sixteen Bulgarian regions are under code orange Saturday, the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) declared.

Society » Environment | July 16, 2011, Saturday // 12:42 | Viewed: 2092

Bulgaria's Lev Ins Company Gets Back Seized Servers

The Sofia City Prosecutor's Office has made the decision to return to the Lev Ins insurance company the confiscated computer servers.

Society | July 16, 2011, Saturday // 10:34 | Viewed: 2756
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