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Bread Price in Bulgaria has Risen with nearly 50 cents in 2 months

The price of bread has risen by nearly 50 cents BGN in two months. The last price increase in Blagoevgrad is from last week, where some types of bread cost 70 cents BGN more in the store.

Society | December 5, 2021, Sunday // 10:27

Assoc. Prof. Alexander Oscar: More and More Patients are going Blind after Covid

Coronavirus in all its strains causes increased blood clotting, which damages the lungs and all organs in general. More and more patients are blinded by the virus, said to BTV the head of the Clinic of Ophthalmology at Alexandrovska Hospital, Assoc. Prof.

Society » Health | December 5, 2021, Sunday // 10:22

A 17-year-old Bulgarian was Killed in a Shootout in Copenhagen

Danish police said on Twitter that a 17-year-old Bulgarian citizen had died in a shootout in a Copenhagen district.

Crime | December 5, 2021, Sunday // 10:17

First Clinical Information on Omicron from South Africa is Encouraging

The South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) has published the first clinical report on hospitalized patients since the advent of the Omicron variant.

Society » Health | December 5, 2021, Sunday // 10:14

Weather in Bulgaria: Significant Clouds with Max. Temperatures Between 7°C and 12°C

Today over most of the country the clouds will be significant, in the plains and lowlands before noon it will be foggy. This was announced for FOCUS News Agency by the weather forecaster on duty at the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology (NIMH

Society » Environment | December 5, 2021, Sunday // 10:02

COVID-19 in Bulgaria: 985 are the Confirmed New Cases in the Last 24h

702 454 are the total confirmed cases of coronavirus in Bulgaria. This is shown by data from the National Information System. The new cases for the past day are 985.

Society » Health | December 5, 2021, Sunday // 09:52

Switzerland has introduced a Mandatory PCR Test Requirement upon Entry

As of today, December 4, 2021, upon arrival on the territory of the Swiss Confederation, citizens must submit a PCR test done before 72 hours before entering the country, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced.

Business » Tourism | December 4, 2021, Saturday // 16:27

Bulgaria’s Polar Explorers are soon leaving for Antarctica

The first group of 15 polar explorers from the 30th Bulgarian Antarctic Expedition is already aboard the Chilean warship Janequeo after a ten-day quarantine in the Chilean port of Punta Arenas, said the head of the Bulgarian Antarctic Institute Prof. Hris

Society | December 4, 2021, Saturday // 16:19

GERB Could Support Kiril Petkov

New parliament - new luck. Old players take on new roles. At this stage, GERB is following the path of the opposition. "We abstained in support of Nikola Minchev as chairman of the National Assembly, because it was the principled position of the group. Wh

Politics | December 4, 2021, Saturday // 11:29

WHO: The Omicron Variant could Worsen the Situation in Europe

The increase in COVID-19 infections in Europe over the past two months is due to the Delta strain, but Omicron could worsen the situation, said Maria Van Kerchow, head of the technical team at the World Health Organization's emergency department.

Society » Health | December 4, 2021, Saturday // 11:24

Asen Vassilev: The Expectations are that there will be a Government next week

"We Continue the Change" is expected to have a government within the next week. This was announced by the co-chairman of the party Asen Vassilev in the studio of "Awake". However, it has not yet reached the point of having a coalition agreement signed, wh

Politics | December 4, 2021, Saturday // 11:19

Bulgarian Tour Operators are Reporting Increased Interest in Charter Programs for the Holidays

Increased interest in charter programs for Christmas and New Year, according to tour operators. However, tourists are sensitive to all restrictive measures and many of the registrations are at the last minute.

Business » Tourism | December 4, 2021, Saturday // 10:58

New Speaker of Parliament: Our Goal is to make Politics in a New Way, in the Right Way

Our goal is to make politics in a new way, in the right way. This was said in the BTV program "This Saturday and Sunday" by the newly elected Speaker of the 47th Parliament Nikola Minchev. According to him, what has been so far - the National Assembly to

Politics | December 4, 2021, Saturday // 10:49

Prof. Iva Hristova: Not a single Case of Omicron has been Registered in Bulgaria yet

There is still no registered case of Omicron in Bulgaria, the director of the National Center for Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, Prof. Iva Hristova, told Nova TV.

Society » Health | December 4, 2021, Saturday // 10:40

US has Introduced Mandatory COVID-19 Negative Test Requirement for those Arriving by Plane

As of December 6, all citizens, regardless of their vaccination status, arriving in the United States by air must submit a negative NAA test (including PCR) or antigen test to the airline within 24 hours prior to boarding, announced the press center of th

Business » Tourism | December 4, 2021, Saturday // 10:30

More than 3,500 Police Officers will provide Security in Athens during Pope Francis' Visit

Pope Francis arrives today for a three-day visit to Greece, world agencies reported.

World | December 4, 2021, Saturday // 10:19

Kristalina Georgieva: Omicron could Slow Down the Pace of Global Economic Recovery

The spread of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus could lead to a slowdown in the recovery of the world economy, said today the managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Kristalina Georgieva, quoted by Reuters.

Business » Finance | December 4, 2021, Saturday // 10:12

North Macedonia held a Funeral for the 45 Victims of the Bus Crash that occurred in Bulgaria

Hundreds of mourners gathered at a rural cemetery in Morani in North Macedonia in the cold rain on Friday to bury 10 locals, including eight students who were among the 45 killed in a bus crash in Bulgaria, Reuters reported

Society » Incidents | December 4, 2021, Saturday // 10:07

Weather in Bulgaria: Rain will Continue in some areas of the Country, Snow in the Mountains

Today before noon in some places in Western Bulgaria it will still rain, in the mountainous areas - from snow, but it will stop and in the afternoon the clouds will break and decrease. This was announced for FOCUS News Agency by the weather forecaster on

Society » Environment | December 4, 2021, Saturday // 09:44

COVID-19 in Bulgaria: Slight Increase in New Cases in the Last 24h

701 469 are the total confirmed cases of coronavirus in Bulgaria. This is shown by data from the National Information System. The new cases for the past 24 hours are 2,289.

Society » Health | December 4, 2021, Saturday // 09:36

Anti-Vaxers Chased Kiril Petkov to his home in Sofia (Video)

Protesters against the anti-epidemic measures chased Kiril Petkov to his home on Shishman Street and shouted that he would go to prison, according to OFFNews.

Politics | December 3, 2021, Friday // 17:41
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