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Bulgaria's Govt to Tackle 'Brown Bear-Human' Conflict

Bulgaria's Environment Ministry has crafted a curiously entitled project - "Plan for Dealing with the Brown Bear-Human Conflict" to address the 2010 incidents of killer bear attacks.

Society » Environment | March 24, 2011, Thursday // 19:45 | Viewed: 2495

Cypress Hill, Morcheeba Join Bulgaria's Elevation Music Festival

The American hip hop ground Cypress Hill and British trip hop and RnB band Morcheeba will participate in the new Bulgarian pop and rock music festival Elevation, the organizers announced.

Society » Culture | March 24, 2011, Thursday // 17:24 | Viewed: 4560

New FMD Outbreak Found in Bulgaria's Burgas District

A new outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) has been found in the village of Granichar, in the Burgas district, experts from the Bulgarian Food Safety Agency announced Thursday.

Society » Health | March 24, 2011, Thursday // 14:46 | Viewed: 3068

Bulgaria Wants Back 'Unlawfully Returned' Estates of Ex Tsar

The Bulgarian state has asked to take back three royal residences – Tsarska Bistrirsa, Sitnyakovo and Vrana – and has claimed for compensation of BGN 110 000 for their use throughout the years.

Society | March 24, 2011, Thursday // 13:17 | Viewed: 3733

Bulgarian Students Call for Emotional Culture Classes in Schools

Students from New Bulgarian University in Sofia have proposed the introduction of emotional culture classes in schools.

Society » Education | March 24, 2011, Thursday // 11:50 | Viewed: 1812

Bulgaria's Gabrovo with Day of Mourning for Murdered Athlete

A day of mourning has been declared in Bulgaria's central city of Gaborovo in memory of popular gymnastics coach, Lilyan Alexandrov.

Society | March 24, 2011, Thursday // 10:37 | Viewed: 2387

Fire Destroys Homes in Bulgarian Roma Ghetto

Several homes burned down in the Roma ghetto in the southwestern Bulgarian city of Blagoevgrad, a shantytown with makeshift houses.

Society | March 23, 2011, Wednesday // 16:14 | Viewed: 4396

American Actress Elizabeth Taylor Dies at 79

Legendary American actress Elizabeth Taylor has died at the age of 79.

Society » Obituaries | March 23, 2011, Wednesday // 15:17 | Viewed: 3701

2nd Probe Fails to Shed Light on Ethnic Turkish Politician Death

The investigation in the death of Ahmed Emin, one of the major figures of Bulgaria's ethnic Turkish party Movement for Rights and Freedoms, DPS, is expected to conclude by the end of April.

Society | March 23, 2011, Wednesday // 14:52 | Viewed: 2189

Bulgarian Govt Moves to Reduce Plastic Bags Use

The Bulgarian government has decided to introduce a tax for the use of plastic bags, in an attempt to motivate citizens to reduce the use of this type of packaging.

Society » Environment | March 23, 2011, Wednesday // 14:35 | Viewed: 3344

Bulgaria Collects Money for Japan Quake Victims

About BGN 91 000 have been collected so far on the account of the Bulgarian Red Cross in a campaign that was launched on March 15 for solidarity with quake-hit Japan.

Society | March 23, 2011, Wednesday // 11:12 | Viewed: 1714

Unique Stem Cell Transplantation Carried Out in Bulgaria

The first transplantation of stem cells from a non-family member donor in Bulgaria was carried out Tuesday night at the National Specialized Hospital for Active Treatment of Hematological Diseases in Sofia.

Society » Health | March 23, 2011, Wednesday // 10:08 | Viewed: 3277

More Abortions, Fewer Babies in Bulgaria 2010

A total of 34 000 abortions were done in Bulgaria in 2010, which is a 10 000 increase compared with the previous year, Bulgarian medics announced Tuesday at a press conference.

Society | March 22, 2011, Tuesday // 16:58 | Viewed: 2309

Bulgarian Primary Pupils to Go to Whole-Day School

A gradual phase-in of schooling during the whole day will be introduced for Bulgarian students up to the 7th grade, announced Minister of Education Sergey Ignatov.

Society » Education | March 22, 2011, Tuesday // 11:23 | Viewed: 1552

Antarctica Bay Named after Ex Bulgarian Minister

A bay of Antarctica was named after Bulgaria's former Minister without Portfolio, Bozhidar Dimitrov, because of his contribution to the Bulgarian Antarctic Expedition.

Society | March 21, 2011, Monday // 16:08 | Viewed: 1962

Bulgaria Records Sounds of 170 Different Bells

The unique sounds of 170 Bulgarian church, monastery and clock bells have been recorded and included in special electronic passports.

Society | March 21, 2011, Monday // 16:02 | Viewed: 1992

Cold, Cloudy First Day of Spring in Bulgaria

First day of spring comes to Bulgaria with low temperatures and cloudy weather.

Society » Environment | March 21, 2011, Monday // 14:45 | Viewed: 3531

Bulgaria Planning to Open 8 Waste Waters Treatment Plants

Bulgaria is planning to open eight new waste waters treatment plants by the end of the year, said the country's Environmental Minister Nona Karadzhova.

Society » Environment | March 21, 2011, Monday // 14:12 | Viewed: 2013

131 Bulgarians Died during Flu Epidemics

A total of 131 people have died from flu during the two epidemics in Bulgaria in the period December 2010 – March 2011, showed data from the public health body RIOKOZ.

Society » Health | March 21, 2011, Monday // 12:52 | Viewed: 2007

Bulgarian Farmers Rally over Unpaid Subsidies

Farmers from 20 Bulgarian locations are staging a protest Monday over unpaid subsidies which were due by March 15.

Society | March 21, 2011, Monday // 12:25 | Viewed: 1552

Sofia May Become Thessalon?ki Due to Climate Changes

Bulgarian capital Sofia's average temperatures may increase to reach those of the Greek city of Thessalon?ki by 2035, according to a report ordered by the country's Environmental Ministry.

Society » Environment | March 21, 2011, Monday // 12:22 | Viewed: 4005
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