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Days of Bulgarian Cinema in Rome to Feature Hit TV Series, Movies

Hit Bulgarian crime TV series "Pod Prikritie" (i.e. "Undercover") will be featured in the 2012 edition of the Days of Bulgarian Cinema in Rome, an annual film forum, the Bulgarian National Television announced.

Society » Culture | May 9, 2012, Wednesday // 16:23 | Viewed: 2816

Bulgaria's Villages with Zero Inhabitants Grow to 183

A little more than a year after the census carried out in February 2011, demographic data indicates that the number of villages with zero inhabitants has increased by two.

Society | May 8, 2012, Tuesday // 17:50 | Viewed: 2270

Bulgarian Policeman Breaks Down, Crashes Car, Takes Hostage

A Bulgarian police officer crashed his private car and took a hostage in a random turn of events apparently caused by a mental breakdown.

Society | May 8, 2012, Tuesday // 13:11 | Viewed: 1088

Soviet Army Monument Painted in Bulgarian National Colors

The monument of the Soviet Army in downtown Bulgarian capital Sofia "woke up" Tuesday morning painted once again, this time in the colors of the country's national flag – white, green and red.

Society | May 8, 2012, Tuesday // 12:13 | Viewed: 3289

Divers Stumble upon Bronze Statue in Bulgarian Black Sea

Two divers, father and son, from Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Burgas, found in the waters near the historical town of Sozopol an utterly intriguing statue.

Society » Archaeology | May 8, 2012, Tuesday // 11:50 | Viewed: 12428

Bulgaria's Villages Continue to Die Off

The number of Bulgarian villages with no inhabitants has grown by 2 during the last 10 months of 2011, strengthening the picture of a pervasive depopulation of Bulgaria's rural areas.

Society | May 8, 2012, Tuesday // 09:59 | Viewed: 1184

Code Yellow Declared for Half Bulgaria over Thunderstorms

A shifting weather bringing strong thunderstorms will set in Tuesday in large parts of Bulgaria, with the national weather service calling code yellow for potentially dangerous weather.

Society » Environment | May 8, 2012, Tuesday // 08:19 | Viewed: 1170

Bulgaria's Full Smoking Ban to Fuel Smuggling - Analyst

Bulgaria's organized crime will see their old favorite - illegal cigarette sales - boom after smoking is banned in all enclosed public spaces as of June 1, an expert has warned.

Society » Health | May 7, 2012, Monday // 16:49 | Viewed: 1657

Bulgarian Doctors Union Fined for Setting Minimum Tariff for Paid Check-Ups

The Bulgarian Doctors Union (BDU) has been penalized for the anti-competitive move of setting a minimum price for a private medical examination.

Society » Health | May 7, 2012, Monday // 16:36 | Viewed: 1306

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: 5715

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: 1702

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: 6611

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: 2748

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: 2943

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: 1614

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: 1800

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: 21092

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: 5311

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: 1107

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: 1323
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