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Bulgarian High School Student Launches Feature Film

A 17-year old student at the French Language School in Sofia is the first Bulgarian teenager to have made a feature film.

Society » Culture | May 10, 2010, Monday // 16:10 | Viewed: 2663

Sofia University Up in Arms against Subsidy Cut

Students and educators from the University of Sofia, Bulgaria's oldest, are staging Tuesday a large-scale protest rally against the school's reduced subsidy.

Society » Education | May 10, 2010, Monday // 15:36 | Viewed: 1507

Bulgaria’s Botanical Garden "Threatened with Extinction"

The wrangle over the ownership of the botanical garden in the coastal town of Balchik gathered momentum on Monday after the director alarmed that its future is far from certain.

Society » Environment | May 10, 2010, Monday // 13:58 | Viewed: 1826

Bulgarian Patients Angry about Medical Treatment

Patients in Bulgaria are most dissatisfied with the access to medical treatment and the availability of drugs in the country.

Society » Health | May 10, 2010, Monday // 12:41 | Viewed: 2093

Bulgarian Nationalist Extremist Faces Racism Suit

Bulgaria's Commission for Protection from Discrimination has raised racism charges against vocal far-right leader Boyan Rasate.

Society | May 9, 2010, Sunday // 15:39 | Viewed: 3345

Western European Headhunters Target Bulgarian Doctors

Managers of Western European hospitals are seeking to hire Bulgarian doctors and nurses at a labor market event in Sofia.

Society » Health | May 9, 2010, Sunday // 11:24 | Viewed: 3203

Bulgaria Celebrates Day of Europe, End of World War II

Just as the rest of Europe, Bulgaria marks Sunday May 9th, the Day of Europe, and 65 years since the end of World War II.

Society | May 9, 2010, Sunday // 10:45 | Viewed: 2360

Bulgaria Killer Bees Leave 6 in Varna Hospital

Six people have been admitted to the Navy Hospital in Bulgaria's Varna after swarms of bees attacked villagers in Lyuben Karavelovo and other villages near the Black Sea capital.

Society | May 8, 2010, Saturday // 18:16 | Viewed: 3992

2 Killed in Bulgaria Traffic Accident Inferno

2 people have died in an inferno after a traffic accident on the road between Ruse and Razgrad in northern Bulgaria, local police reported Saturday.

Society | May 8, 2010, Saturday // 15:28 | Viewed: 2715

Turkish Citizen Killed in Bulgaria Traffic Accident

A 53-year-old Turkish citizen was killed in a tragic car accident in Bulgaria on the E-80 highway between Svilengrad and Kapitan Andreevo early Saturday.

Society | May 8, 2010, Saturday // 13:06 | Viewed: 1953

Aged Dancing Bear Dies in Bulgarian Park

One of the oldest inhabitants of the Bulgarian readjustment park for dancing bears near the southwestern town of Belitsa has died.

Society | May 7, 2010, Friday // 15:35 | Viewed: 3208

Bulgaria Celebrates Army Valor on St. George's Day

Bulgaria celebrates Thursday, May 6, the Day of Saint George the Victorious, and the Day of the Bulgarian Army.

Society | May 6, 2010, Thursday // 07:51 | Viewed: 3936

Water Leak Floods Bulgaria Capital Mall

A leak in the piping installation of the shopping center The Mall in Sofia has been blamed for flooding the ground floor late Tuesday.

Society | May 5, 2010, Wednesday // 15:49 | Viewed: 1747

Top World Surgeons Save Lives of 7 Bulgarian Kids

A team of top world surgeons from Bulgaria, the United States, and Spain have performed life saving surgeries of seven Bulgarian children with spine deformations.

Society » Health | May 4, 2010, Tuesday // 15:48 | Viewed: 4218

Sofia City Hall Guards Unknown Soldier Monument from Vandals

The city Hall in Bulgaria's capital Sofia begins Tuesday regular video-monitoring of the area around the Monument of the Unknown Soldier.

Society | May 4, 2010, Tuesday // 15:45 | Viewed: 2566

Sofia Court Summons Comatose Bulgarian Prince Kardam

The Regional Sofia Court has summoned Bulgaria's Prince Kardam over the felling ban in the forest near the winter resort of Borovets.

Society | May 4, 2010, Tuesday // 13:40 | Viewed: 7034

Consumer Protection Commission Warns Against Frauds

The Commission for Consumer Protection has warned Monday against frauds with the sale of Dutch sudoku books and holiday offers in Cyprus.

Society | May 3, 2010, Monday // 15:29 | Viewed: 1744

Head of Doctors Union: Bulgaria Health Minister Is Easy to Talk with

Bulgaria's Doctors Union and the Bulgarian Health Minister Anna-Maria Borisova agree on 90% of the health issues in the country.

Society » Health | May 3, 2010, Monday // 14:49 | Viewed: 1905

Bulgaria's Oldest Restaurant Institutes Full Smoking Ban

The management of one of Bulgaria's oldest and most popular restaurants in downtown Sofia - "Krim" (Crimea) has decided to impose full smoking ban inside the establishment.

Society | May 3, 2010, Monday // 13:41 | Viewed: 3390

Bulgaria Municipality Bans Protests at US Training Ground

The municipality of Bulgaria's town of Kotel had not reissued the permit for the protests rallies staged by local construction companies at the Bulgarian-US military training in Novo Selo.

Society | May 3, 2010, Monday // 11:50 | Viewed: 2255

Bulgarian Soprano Grabs Top Opera Prize

Sonya Yoncheva, a 28-year-old Bulgarian soprano, has taken the top prize in the prestigious Operalia competition founded and conducted by the Spanish tenor Placido Domingo.

Society » Culture | May 3, 2010, Monday // 11:02 | Viewed: 2044
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