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UNESCO OKs Ski Facilities in Bulgarian Mountain Resort

Ski facilities in Bulgaria's mountain resort of Bansko have no negative impact on the environment and are not a threat to the extraordinary value of the Pirin National Park as a world heritage site, according to a report of UNESCO's World Heritage Cente

Society » Environment | June 11, 2012, Monday // 17:36 | Viewed: 1181

Mathematician Heads Bulgaria's Academy of Sciences

Bulgaria's Academy of Sciences (BAS) has elected the director of its Institute of Mathematics and Informatics to be its new president.

Society » Education | June 11, 2012, Monday // 16:40 | Viewed: 1090

Bulgaria's Sofia Comes Up with 'United Europe' Metro Station

One of the stations on the future second line of the Sofia Metro will be named "United Europe", according to a draft proposal of the municipal council in the Bulgarian capital.

Society | June 11, 2012, Monday // 15:41 | Viewed: 5908

Bulgarian 'Vampire' Skeleton Finds New Home in History Museum

The medieval skeleton treated against vampirism that was recently discovered in Bulgaria's Black Sea town of Sozopol has been transferred in the Sofia-based National History Museum.

Society » Archaeology | June 11, 2012, Monday // 12:09 | Viewed: 3396

Bulgaria's Academy of Sciences to Name New President

Bulgaria's Academy of Sciences (BAS) is to elect its new president on Monday, as the three candidates are set to present their programs.

Society » Education | June 11, 2012, Monday // 10:38 | Viewed: 828

Three Bulgarian Beaches Fail Brussels Clean Water Tests

Three out of ninety-three bathing areas along Bulgaria's Black Sea coast do not meet the mandatory values for water cleanliness, while those of excellent quality are down two times over the previous year, a European Commission report shows.

Society » Environment | June 11, 2012, Monday // 10:10 | Viewed: 6027

Bulgaria Justice Ministry Agrees to Prison Workers' Demands

The Bulgarian Ministry of Justice issued a statement that the state budget for 2013 will include funds to satisfy demands by workers in Bulgaria's prisons, who went out on protest Sunday.

Society | June 10, 2012, Sunday // 19:28 | Viewed: 1131

UK Tourist in Bulgaria Found Severely Injured, Life in Danger

A UK tourist has been hospitalized in the Bulgarian Black Sea city of Burgas, after being discovered unconscious and with heavy injuries.

Society | June 10, 2012, Sunday // 18:46 | Viewed: 1671

Bulgarian Exhibit on Balkan Wars, WWI Visits Paris

The Bulgarian National Museum of Military History is staging in Paris an art exhibition entitled "Interpretations of the 1912-1918 Wars" at the Bulgarian Cultural Institute in the French capital.

Society » Culture | June 10, 2012, Sunday // 17:01 | Viewed: 2588

Bulgarian Parliament Exhibit Honors 'Apostle of Freedom'

Bulgaria's Parliament is holding Sunday and open doors day with the building open for visitors between 11 am and 5 pm.

Society | June 10, 2012, Sunday // 13:18 | Viewed: 889

Bulgarian Prison Guards Rally against Deplorable Conditions

Bulgarian prison guards and employees are staging a protest rally in downtown Sofia Sunday.

Society | June 10, 2012, Sunday // 11:54 | Viewed: 2659

Bulgarian Army Secures Area of Blasted Ammo Depot

A modular group for the detonation and destruction of unexploded ammunition from military unit 22 220 in the city of Sliven is securing Sunday the area of the blast near the Petolachkata junction in southeastern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | June 10, 2012, Sunday // 11:18 | Viewed: 1006

'Scandalous Tape' Fuels Media War in Bulgaria

Animosity between the two major media groups in Bulgaria has intensified, resulting in a new wave of frontpage mudslinging publications.

Society | June 9, 2012, Saturday // 18:15 | Viewed: 4727

Cash-Strapped Bulgaria Gives Up Horo-Dance Guinness Bid

More than 50 000 Bulgarians, who were expected this weekend to dance together holding hands in an attempt to enter the Guinness World Records, were forced to give up their dream over shortage of funds.

Society | June 9, 2012, Saturday // 16:58 | Viewed: 1795

Woman Dies Crossing Bulgaria Highway, Child Survives

A woman has perished after a seemingly random attempt to cross Bulgaria's Trakiya Highway overnight, with her baby in a baby-carriage, with the kid miraculously surviving.

Society | June 9, 2012, Saturday // 12:43 | Viewed: 1095

4.5-Degree Quake Felt in Northern Italy

A 4.5 Richter degree magnitude earthquake has been registered Saturday in Northern Italy, the site of destructive tremors during the past weeks.

Society » Environment | June 9, 2012, Saturday // 11:11 | Viewed: 929

Bulgaria's Ex Tsar Loses 1st Palace in Royal Property Case

The Bulgarian Supreme Court of Cassation (VKS) has confirmed the rulings of two previous courts rejecting the the claim of Bulgaria's former Tsar and PM Simeon Saxe-Coburg and his sister Maria-Louisa in the dispute over the former royal palace Krichim.

Society | June 8, 2012, Friday // 18:44 | Viewed: 6035

Bulgarian Police Identify Casualties in Munition Depot Blasts

The Bulgarian authorities have confirmed the death of three workers caused by the explosions at an ammunition depot near Sliven in Southeastern Bulgaria on Tuesday, June 5, 2012.

Society | June 8, 2012, Friday // 17:39 | Viewed: 1086

Bulgarian Police Declare Missing Ammo Site Workers Dead

The three employees that went missing after an ammunition depot exploded in Bulgaria on Tuesday are dead, according to Kalin Georgiev, Head Secretary of the Interior Ministry.

Society | June 8, 2012, Friday // 14:29 | Viewed: 1016

Relatives of 3 Missing in Bulgaria's Ammo Blast to Sue State

The relatives of the three workers, who are still missing in the blast that shook an ammo depot in southeastern Bulgaria, declared intentions to sue the State over its slow search and rescue reaction.

Society | June 8, 2012, Friday // 13:11 | Viewed: 889

Bikers Trigger Panic in Sofia Mall

Bulgarian police authorities are after two bikers who entered a mall in the capital Sofia on Thursday, shocking visitors and shopkeepers alike.

Society | June 8, 2012, Friday // 11:40 | Viewed: 1585
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