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Bulgarian Archaeologists Hope to Find Constantine's Palace

A large ancient building located under the St. Nedelya Cathedral in downtown Sofia might turn out to be a palace of Roman Emperor Constantine the Great, according to Bulgarian archaeologists.

Society » Archaeology | June 22, 2010, Tuesday // 19:56 | Viewed: 7449

Sofia Gay Parade under Fire from Orthodox Church

The Holy Synod of Bulgaria's Orthodox Church officially condemned Monday the upcoming Gay Pride Parade in Sofia.

Society | June 22, 2010, Tuesday // 17:20 | Viewed: 2961

Budget Cuts Set Off Bulgarian Art Students' Civil Unrest

Bulgarian students from the Musical Academy, the Arts Academy and the Theater and Film Academy (NATFIS) rallied in Sofia Monday against the cuts of the colleges' funds.

Society » Education | June 22, 2010, Tuesday // 15:48 | Viewed: 1862

Sofia Impatient for Thrash Metal Gig with Metallica, Slayer

Some of the world's most emblematic metal and rock bands including Metallica, Slayer and Rammstein are going to perform in Bulgaria's capital during the Sofia Rocks 2010 Sonisphere Festival.

Society » Culture | June 22, 2010, Tuesday // 12:01 | Viewed: 22178

2 Officials Suspected of High-School Exam Fraud in Bulgaria

Two higher-ranking civil servants from the Education Ministry are suspected of high school ending exam fraud, Bulgarian Interior Minister announced Monday.

Society » Education | June 21, 2010, Monday // 18:11 | Viewed: 1933

3rd Gay Parade in Bulgaria Comes under Fire by Civil Society

Twenty-five Bulgarian organizations have united for a joint declaration against the 3rd annual gay pride parade in Sofia.

Society | June 21, 2010, Monday // 17:16 | Viewed: 2957

Bulgaria's Lyulin Highway Death Toll Rises to 4

A construction worker on Bulgaria's Lyulin highway had died around noon time on Monday.

Society | June 21, 2010, Monday // 16:44 | Viewed: 1492

Bulgarian Teenagers to Receive Sexual Education

A Bulgarian pharmaceutical company and the Ministries of Education and Health will start an educational campaign on "Modern contraception".

Society » Health | June 21, 2010, Monday // 14:23 | Viewed: 3313

Bulgarian Judge's Daughter Gives Up Construction Rights

The daughter of the Head of the Sofia Appellate Court waived the right for construction on her property in the Bulgarian Sea town of Primorsko.

Society | June 21, 2010, Monday // 13:36 | Viewed: 2227

Here Comes the Longest Day

The summer solstice arrives June 21 to mark the longest day and shortest night of the year for the northern hemisphere, a day people have celebrated for centuries.

Society » Environment | June 21, 2010, Monday // 08:30 | Viewed: 3127

Bulgarian Students Unite to Fight Unpunished Crime

Bulgarian students announced the formation of "Youth Association for Combating Unpunished Crime" (MABBP) on Sunday.

Society | June 20, 2010, Sunday // 18:46 | Viewed: 1341

Bulgaria Celebrates World Refugee Day

The Bulgarian Red Cross and the Women's Refugee Commission have decided to celebrate the World Refugee Day with outdoor activities at Sofia's South Park Sunday.

Society | June 20, 2010, Sunday // 16:55 | Viewed: 1613

Rains, Thunderstorms Hit Bulgaria

After the record high temperatures earlier this week, Bulgaria has been hit Sunday by a blast of cold air and torrential rains.

Society » Environment | June 20, 2010, Sunday // 13:24 | Viewed: 1866

Bulgarian Muslims Rise in New Wave of Protests against Chief Mufti

Thousands of Muslims all over Bulgaria gathered to protest against the decision to reinstate Nedim Gendzhev as the Muslim religious leader in Bulgaria.

Society | June 18, 2010, Friday // 17:39 | Viewed: 4815

Weekend Brings Lower Temperatures, Rains to Bulgaria

The sizzling heat that swept Bulgaria for the most part of June is coming to an end and the weekend will set in with lower temperatures and rains, forecasts say.

Society » Environment | June 18, 2010, Friday // 17:23 | Viewed: 1417

Bulgarian Culture Minister: Police Must Avoid Stabs at Stardom

Bulgaria's Culture Minister, Vezhdi Rashidov, voiced criticism towards the police regarding their special operation which interrupted an art auction in Sofia.

Society » Culture | June 18, 2010, Friday // 11:30 | Viewed: 2239

Romanian Dies in Heavy Car Crash in Bulgaria

A monstrous car crash on the road, linking the northern town of Pleven to the capital Sofia, claimed the life of a Romanian national.

Society | June 17, 2010, Thursday // 19:38 | Viewed: 1760

Package from Bulgaria Sets off Scare in Florida

A suspicious package apparently shipped from Bulgaria and containing no postage set off a scare in a Dunedin neighborhood in Florida on Wednesday, local media reported.

Society | June 17, 2010, Thursday // 14:11 | Viewed: 1353

Nature's Wrath Unleashed against Bulgarian Parliament

A lightning stroke the Bulgarian Parliament's building during a thunder storm Wednesday.

Society | June 17, 2010, Thursday // 13:05 | Viewed: 2483

Bulgaria Moves to Protect Children from GMO

A ban of all genetically modified products and ingredients for preparation of children foods in Bulgaria has been proposed Wednesday in an amendment in the Bulgarian Food Act.

Society » Health | June 16, 2010, Wednesday // 15:10 | Viewed: 6399

World Cup Tops Bulgarian Parliament on National TV

The Bulgarian National Television, BNT, requested from the Parliament to allow them to move the direct broadcast of the Plenary Hall debates to their satellite channel BNT SAT.

Society | June 16, 2010, Wednesday // 12:38 | Viewed: 1427
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