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Eastern Bulgaria Braces for Blizzard

Eastern Bulgaria is facing another blizzard over the next few days, the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology warns Saturday.

Society » Environment | February 6, 2010, Saturday // 14:03 | Viewed: 2202

Bulgaria's Christian Orthodox Honor All Souls Day

All Bulgarian Orthodox Christians honor Saturday All Souls Day by performing and attending memorial services for the Faithful Departed.

Society | February 6, 2010, Saturday // 10:33 | Viewed: 2370

Bulgaria's Varna Faces Grave Problems

Varna, Bulgaria's Black Sea capital, allegedly faces a grave crisis after the head of the municipality company 'Obredi' announced that there will be no space in the municipality cemeteries after March 1.

Society | February 5, 2010, Friday // 18:05 | Viewed: 2059

Bulgarian Socialist Leader: GMO Ban Could Last 3 Months

Bulgarian Socialist Party Leader, Sergey Stanishev, has stated that the government proposed 5-year ban on GM Crop trials could only last 3 months.

Society » Environment | February 5, 2010, Friday // 16:07 | Viewed: 2065

PM Borisov: 5-Year GM Crop Ban Ensures Calmness in Bulgaria

Bulgaria PM Boyko Borisov has stated that the proposed 5-year ban on GM crop trials will "guarantee calmness" in Bulgarian society.

Society » Environment | February 5, 2010, Friday // 15:24 | Viewed: 1873

Bulgaria Farmers Receive Late 2009 Land Subsidies

The Bulgarian Agriculture Ministry has announced that the unpaid per decare direct subsidies for 2009 are currently being handed out to farmers.

Society | February 5, 2010, Friday // 12:21 | Viewed: 1246

Bulgaria Government Proposes 5-Year Ban on GM Crop Trials

The center-right governing GERB party has proposed that all cultivation of GM crops should be banned for 5-years, in a change to the new GMO Act.

Society » Environment | February 5, 2010, Friday // 11:44 | Viewed: 2384

3 Light Earthquakes Shake Bulgaria

Three light earthquakes were felt in a 30 minute period Friday morning in different regions of Southern Bulgaria, ranging from 2,0 to 2,7 on the Richter scale.

Society » Environment | February 5, 2010, Friday // 10:18 | Viewed: 1820

Sofia Church Terror Attack Vies for Bulgaria Top Event

The St Nedelya Church assault, a terrorist attack on St. Nedelya Church in Bulgaria's capital Sofia, carried out on 16 April 1925, has garnered the most votes in the crime category of a poll for the country's top event during the past century.

Society | February 5, 2010, Friday // 08:46 | Viewed: 4901

Brother of Bulgarian Football Star Berbatov Heavily in Debt

Younger brother of the Bulgarian star of Manchester United, Dimitar Berbatov - Asen Berbatov - is in debt to the First Investment Bank, and is facing repossession of assets by an executive magistrate.

Society | February 4, 2010, Thursday // 20:39 | Viewed: 4165

Varna Makes Urgent Appeal to Save Bulgarian Naval Legend

"Drazki", the legedary torpedo-boat that saw service in the Balkan Wars, and one of the most valuable exhibits in the Naval Museum in Varna, could collapse at any moment

Society » Culture | February 4, 2010, Thursday // 19:57 | Viewed: 3083

Bulgaria Ammo Factory Blast Totals 2 Shops

Two shops have been fully destroyed from the blasts at the "Midzhur" ammunition factory in the village of Gorni Lom in Northwestern Bulgaria.

Society | February 4, 2010, Thursday // 17:36 | Viewed: 2295

Bulgaria Chief Epidemiologist Predicts Second Swine Flu Wave

Bulgaria’s chief epidemiologist, Dr. Angel Kunchev, has stated that a second wave of the A(H1N1) virus is likely to hit the country as the weather warms up in the Spring.

Society | February 4, 2010, Thursday // 13:21 | Viewed: 3170

3 Men Hurt in Bulgarian Ammo Factory Explosion

Three men got injured during an ammunition factory in the village of Gorni Lom in Northwestern Bulgaria.

Society | February 4, 2010, Thursday // 07:54 | Viewed: 3678

Bulgaria Charity Concert Collects over BGN 0,8 M for Haiti Children

The Tuesday night charity concert "Hope for the Children of Haiti" organized by the TV channel bTV and UNICEF Bulgaria has collected BGN 0,8 M.

Society | February 3, 2010, Wednesday // 12:49 | Viewed: 2266

Bulgaria Woman Believes Her Relatives Died in Liege Blast

A woman from Bulgaria's village of Probuda, near the city of Targovishte, believes if Bulgarians have died in the building blast in Liege, Belgium, they are her relatives.

Society | February 3, 2010, Wednesday // 12:26 | Viewed: 1768

Bulgaria Environment Minister: GMO Act Changes Are Safe

Bulgaria Environment Minister, Nona Karadzhova, has stated that the new changes in the Law on Genetically Modified Organisms will not threaten the environment or human health.

Society » Environment | February 3, 2010, Wednesday // 11:49 | Viewed: 1473

Bulgaria Royal Restitution Saga Sees New Twist

The Bulgarian State lawyers presented Tuesday to the Plovdiv magistrates new proof that the disputed Krichim palace is State property

Society | February 2, 2010, Tuesday // 20:51 | Viewed: 1747

Bulgaria Academy of Sciences Demands Education Minister Ousting

The Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) demands the resignation of Education Minister, Sergey Ignatov, for misleading and misinforming the public.

Society » Education | February 2, 2010, Tuesday // 19:11 | Viewed: 1642

Bulgaria Popular Caricaturist Karandasha Dies at 86

Bulgaria's popular artist and caricaturist, Tsvetan Tsekov aka Karandasha died Tuesday at the age of 86.

Society » Obituaries | February 2, 2010, Tuesday // 18:13 | Viewed: 2525

Bulgarian "World Is Big" Fails to Make Cut for the Oscars

Bulgaria's "The World Is Big and Salvation Lurks Around the Corner", directed by Stephan Komandarev, has failed to make it to the next lap in the race for the best foreign-language film Oscar.

Society » Culture | February 2, 2010, Tuesday // 16:41 | Viewed: 2317
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