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Rock Guitar Icon Gary Moore Dies

The renowned rock guitarist Gary Moore has died in a hotel room in Spain. He was 58.

Society » Obituaries | February 6, 2011, Sunday // 21:32 | Viewed: 4407

Bulgaria to Bask in Spring-Like Weather until Febr 20

The remainder of February will be pretty kind to the residents and guests of Bulgaria, despite warnings that the country is in for an especially cold and snowy winter.

Society » Environment | February 6, 2011, Sunday // 19:12 | Viewed: 2489

Bulgarian Minister: Board of Trustees Could Save Science Academy

Bulgaria's Education Minister Sergey Ignatov has stated that forming a Board of Trustees could be an option for saving the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS).

Society » Education | February 5, 2011, Saturday // 19:47 | Viewed: 2039

Horrific Car Crashes Take Toll on Bulgaria

Part of the Sofia downtown was blockaded Saturday afternoon due to the collision of two cars near the building of the Military Medical Academy.

Society | February 5, 2011, Saturday // 14:46 | Viewed: 2631

Bulgarian President Mocks PM over Science Knowledge

I have no doubt that Dr.Borisov has discovered science, Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov mocked PM Boyko Borisov amid war of words over amendments to the Academy of Sciences Act.

Society » Education | February 5, 2011, Saturday // 14:16 | Viewed: 1847

Heavy Metal Band Judas Priest Announces Sofia Gig

English heavy metal band Judas Priest will stage a concert in Bulgaria on July 8, according to information on their official website.

Society » Culture | February 4, 2011, Friday // 17:02 | Viewed: 5806

One Million Bulgarians Take Part in Online Census So Far

More than one million Bulgarians have taken part in the first online census that started Tuesday, according to data from the National Statistics Institute.

Society | February 4, 2011, Friday // 16:42 | Viewed: 1761

First Bulgarian Gardener at Prestigious UK Flower Show

Gardener Hristo Yordanov will be the first Bulgarian to participate in one of the most prestigious flower forum in the UK, Hampton Court Palace Flower Show.

Society » Culture | February 4, 2011, Friday // 16:02 | Viewed: 3319

Bulgarians to Enjoy Warmer Weekend

Temperatures in Bulgaria will significantly increase during the weekend and will remain relatively high for the season in the first half of next week.

Society » Environment | February 4, 2011, Friday // 15:17 | Viewed: 1491

Bulgaria Marks Record Cancer Morbidity in 2010

An unprecedented 34,000 persons have been newly diagnosed with cancer in Bulgaria for 2010.

Society » Health | February 4, 2011, Friday // 09:17 | Viewed: 2205

Romanian Black Sea Freezes Over

Unusually low temperatures in recent days resulted in an unusual freeze-over of the Black Sea at the Romanian coast.

Society » Environment | February 4, 2011, Friday // 08:02 | Viewed: 2291

Egyptians Support Compatriots, Protest in Bulgaria

Dozens of Egyptian nationals gathered Thursday in front of their country of origin's Embassy in downtown Sofia to support their compatriots protesting against President Hosni Mubarak.

Society | February 3, 2011, Thursday // 16:52 | Viewed: 1796

Bulgarian Erotica Revealed in New Encyclopedia

Rituals, poems and objects revealing the peculiarities of the Bulgarian erotic life have been gathered in a new encyclopedia.

Society | February 3, 2011, Thursday // 16:13 | Viewed: 4454

Bulgaria Govt Delays Health Care Reforms for after Elections

Bulgaria's national health care map, which has been in the pipeline since 2006, has been drawn up, but will not turn into the much anticipated launching pad for reforms in the sector, the government announced.

Society » Health | February 3, 2011, Thursday // 12:51 | Viewed: 2426

Bulgaria Refuses to Register Anti-Cancer Drug

The use of the medicine against cancer, discovered by the Bulgarian Prodan Hristov, is illegal and the Bulgarian Drug Agency will not register it as a cancer treatment drug, the Health Ministry announced.

Society » Health | February 3, 2011, Thursday // 10:21 | Viewed: 4628

Bulgaria's Ex Energy Watchdog Chief Dies at 73

Prof. Konstantin Shushulov, former chair of Bulgaria's State Commission for Energy and Water Regulation, has passed away in Sofia at 73 years of age as a result of a sickness.

Society » Obituaries | February 3, 2011, Thursday // 05:41 | Viewed: 1810

Bulgarian Parliament Elects Parity Working Group on New Science Academy Law

The working group that will develop the new bill on the Bulgarian Academy of Science will include one MP from each parliamentary group.

Society » Education | February 2, 2011, Wednesday // 17:33 | Viewed: 1987

Bulgarian WikiLeaks Analog Balkanleaks Release 'Tanovgate' for iPad

The Bulgarian whistle-blowing site and WikiLeaks analogue, Balkanleaks, announces Wednesday the release of their iPad electronic book titled "Tanovgate.

Society | February 2, 2011, Wednesday // 16:33 | Viewed: 2354

Flu Epidemic Continues Stride Through Bulgaria

The status of flu epidemic is expected to be declared for Bulgaria's Smolyan Region Thursday, while morbidity rates have been subsiding in other parts of the country.

Society » Health | February 2, 2011, Wednesday // 15:41 | Viewed: 1896

Scandals Threaten to Mar Bulgaria's Eurovision Race Again

As Bulgaria's state-owned national television BNT started the quest to find an entry for the Eurovision Song Contest, the odds are that the race this year is very likely to be marred by scandals, yet again.

Society » Culture | February 2, 2011, Wednesday // 14:59 | Viewed: 4244

Foreigners Residing in Bulgaria Can't Use Online Census

Foreigners who live in Bulgaria cannot take part in the online Census which was launched Tuesday, but still have to take part in the Census.

Society | February 2, 2011, Wednesday // 12:41 | Viewed: 2934
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