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Bulgaria Enchanted by 3 Cute Bear Cubs

The three brown bear cubs born in the Stara Zagora Zoo in January have become celebrities in Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | May 7, 2012, Monday // 15:49 | Viewed: 5713

Bulgaria to Broil in July, August, Mercury Up to over 40C

Bulgarians and visitors to the country are in for a sizzling hot summer, which was already heralded by the record-highs at the beginning of May.

Society » Environment | May 7, 2012, Monday // 15:44 | Viewed: 1701

Bulgarian Archaeology Museum Gets Unique Thracian Statue

A Bulgarian businessman has donated an absolutely unique Ancient Thracian statue to the Archaeology Museum in Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Varna.

Society » Archaeology | May 7, 2012, Monday // 13:12 | Viewed: 6594

Bulgarian Oligarch's Defunct Facility Causes Toxic Spill

A large reservoir for storing chemical substances has caused a toxic leak Saturday afternoon in the industrial town of Devnya, near the northern Black Sea coast.

Society » Environment | May 6, 2012, Sunday // 13:52 | Viewed: 2747

Bulgarian Movie Tilt with New US Award

Bulgarian movie "Tilt" was bestowed the Best International Feature award at the Independent Filmmakers Showcase in Los Angeles, California.

Society » Culture | May 6, 2012, Sunday // 12:00 | Viewed: 2941

Bulgaria Celebrates Army Valor on St. George's Day

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

Society | May 6, 2012, Sunday // 10:12 | Viewed: 1612

Romeo-Juliet Style Drama Ignites Interfamily Mass Fight in Bulgaria

A mass fight between two neighboring families has erupted in the southern Bulgarian city of Dimitrovgrad late Friday.

Society | May 5, 2012, Saturday // 16:17 | Viewed: 1267

2nd Famished Worker Returned from Greece to Bulgaria

Greek authorities have handed down Friday an emaciated Bulgarian citizen at the Ilinden - Exochi checkpoint.

Society | May 5, 2012, Saturday // 13:06 | Viewed: 1799

Beastie Boys Star Adam Yauch Dies at 47

Beastie Boys rapper Adam Yauch has died at the age of 47 after losing a nearly three-year battle with cancer, his publicist announced.

Society » Obituaries | May 5, 2012, Saturday // 07:57 | Viewed: 21090

Bulgarian Orthodox Church Up against Lady Gaga's Sofia Concert

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church has made it clear it disapproves of the upcoming concert of US pop star Lady Gaga in Sofia.

Society | May 4, 2012, Friday // 20:17 | Viewed: 5308

Dumped Toxic Substance Rattles Sofia Neighborhood

A large amount of toxic substance has been discovered in a district of Bulgaria's capital Sofia, the Interior Ministry reported Friday.

Society | May 4, 2012, Friday // 12:23 | Viewed: 1106

SEEMO Reaffirms Commitment to Media Freedom in SEE

The South and East Europe Media Organization has issued a statement declaring its continuing struggle for press freedom on the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day, May 3, 2012.

Society | May 3, 2012, Thursday // 17:46 | Viewed: 1320

Ex Foreign Minister Ganev to Leave USA for Bulgaria

Stoyan Ganev, one of the emblematic figures of the early years of Bulgaria's post-communist transition, is going to leave the USA, and to settle back in his Bulgarian hometown of Pazardzhik, a report says.

Society | May 3, 2012, Thursday // 16:14 | Viewed: 1870

National Stats Show Advance of Bulgaria's Education Structure

One of every five Bulgarians or a total of 1.35 million people (nearly 20%) have a college degree, according to the February 2011 Population Census results.

Society » Education | May 3, 2012, Thursday // 15:43 | Viewed: 7654

Nearly 200 Taxi Drivers in Sofia with Suspended License

A specialized operation of Sofia's Transport Police unit has revealed widespread violations of Road Traffic Act provisions among taxi drivers.

Society | May 3, 2012, Thursday // 14:02 | Viewed: 1302

400 Tons of Municipal Solid Waste Burn Down in Northwestern Bulgaria

Some 400 tons of municipal solid waste have burned down in a major fire at an open separate waste collection site in the northwestern city of Vratsa.

Society | May 3, 2012, Thursday // 12:53 | Viewed: 921

Bulgaria Marks Press Freedom Day amidst Slumping Rankings

Bulgaria and Bulgarian journalists mark soberly Thursday the UN World Press Freedom Day.

Society | May 3, 2012, Thursday // 11:39 | Viewed: 1390

Scandal Mars Miss Bulgaria Pageant

The jury had revoked the crown of Miss Bulgaria 2012 Ina Mancheva after it was established that a hacker attack had manipulated the online vote of the audience.

Society | May 3, 2012, Thursday // 11:03 | Viewed: 3610

Widow of Controversial Bulgarian Businessman Dies

Eva Mihova, the widow of controversial businessman Mihail Mihov, has died of abrupt bleeding following an operation in a Sofia-based hospital.

Society » Obituaries | May 2, 2012, Wednesday // 16:15 | Viewed: 1804

Romanian Bus Catches Fire in Bulgaria

A bus carrying Romanian tourists caught fire in motion near Bulgaria's Black Sea town of Nesebar early on Wednesday.

Society | May 2, 2012, Wednesday // 09:43 | Viewed: 969

Bulgaria Ranked 78th in Global Media Freedom

Bulgaria is placed 78th among 196 countries in Freedom House's 2011 global press freedom ranking.

Society | May 2, 2012, Wednesday // 08:37 | Viewed: 1632
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