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At Current Vaccination Rate Bulgaria Can Achieve Herd Immunity within Following Two Months

Bulgaria can achieve collective immunity against COVID-19 within 63 days if the current rate of vaccination is maintained, government health adviser Nikolay Vitanov said on Thursday.

Society » Health | May 14, 2021, Friday // 10:03

Vaccinated Americans Say Good-bye to Masks as Health Authorities Ease Restrictions

In a major step toward returning to pre-pandemic life, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention eased mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people on Thursday, allowing them to stop wearing masks outdoors in crowds and in most indoor settings,

Society » Health | May 14, 2021, Friday // 09:44

Covid-19 in Bulgaria: 506 Newly Infected, 44 Fatalities

The newly confirmed cases of coronavirus in Bulgaria over the past 24 hours are 506 from 11,247 tests, the daily report on the National Information Portal shows on May 14.

Society » Health | May 14, 2021, Friday // 09:29

Israeli Attacks on Gaza Are Intensifying

The Israeli military has intensified its assault on Gaza, as Palestinian militants continue to fire rockets into Israel on the fifth day of hostilities.

World | May 13, 2021, Thursday // 23:46

Doctor Simidchiev: Pandemic Is Like Fire

The pandemic is a bit like a fire.

Society » Health | May 13, 2021, Thursday // 23:35

Pensioners in Bulgaria Will Continue to Receive Monthly Allowance of 50 BGN Decided Caretaker Covernment

Speaking at a briefing after the first meeting of the caretaker cabinet on May 13, the Minister of Social Affairs Galab Donev and Minuster of Finance Assen Vassilev announced that the monthly allowances of BGN 50 for pensioners, introduced by Boyko Boriss

Politics | May 13, 2021, Thursday // 23:34

Supreme Judicial Council Adopts Declaration against Closure of Specialized Courts

 The Plenum of the Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) Thursday voted, 18-3, to adopt a declaration against theclosure of the specialized courts and prosecution offices asproposed by legislative revisions which did not reach a plenarydebate before President Ru

Politics » Domestic | May 13, 2021, Thursday // 22:43

Bitcoin plunges 15% after Musk Tweets Tesla Will Not Accept It as Payment

The price of bitcoin has nosedived after Tesla CEO Elon Musk said his company was suspending plans to accept the cryptocurrency as payment for electric vehicles.

Business | May 13, 2021, Thursday // 22:42

M3 Communications Group, Inc. with 6 BAPRA Bright Awards

The company won the prestigious second place in the "Agency of the Year" category

Society | May 13, 2021, Thursday // 19:22

Bulgaria’s Caretaker Cabinet Holds First Sitting - Agenda

The caretaker government has discussed whether to extend until the end of its term of office the payment of additional BGN 50 to pensioners as promised the government of Prime Minister Boyko Borissov.

Politics » Domestic | May 13, 2021, Thursday // 16:16

Russia Tightens Gun Controls After Massacre in Kazan School

The gun rampage at a school in the city of Kazan has prompted President Vladimir Putin to order a tightening of Russia's gun controls.

Society | May 13, 2021, Thursday // 15:01

EU: Draconian Restrictions on Travel from India To Contain Spread of Lethal Covid-19 Strain

The Commission calls on EU Member States to take coordinated action to further restrict travel from India on a temporary basis, with a view to limiting the spread of the B.

Business » Tourism | May 13, 2021, Thursday // 14:52

Six Earthquakes Registered in Bulgaria's Rhodope Region in 24 Hours

A total of six weak earthquakes were registered on the territory of Smolyan region on May 12 and 13.

Society » Incidents | May 13, 2021, Thursday // 14:35

Italy Hopes to Revive Migrant-Sharing Deals amid Migration Surge

Italy is pushing EU partners to revive migrant burden-sharing deals as it seeks to stave off a summertime surge in landings from North Africa, Prime Minister Mario Draghi said Wednesday (12 May).

Politics | May 13, 2021, Thursday // 14:15

Bulgaria’s Caretaker Government Holds First Sitting

Prime Minister Stefan Yanev and the members of his caretaker cabinet are to hold the first cabinet sitting after their official inauguration yesterday.

Politics » Domestic | May 13, 2021, Thursday // 13:58

London’s Heathrow Re-Directs Flights to Other British Airports to Ease Pressure on Border Services

UK main Heathrow Airport has announced plans to re-direct certain flights to other British airports or even EU hubs to ease pressure of hours waiting on border queues, BBC reported.

Business » Tourism | May 13, 2021, Thursday // 13:24

Bulgarian Stand on North Macedonia’s EU Accession Remains Unwavering – Caretaker Foreign Minister

Bulgaria has said it will not change its opposition to North Macedonia’s accession to the EU following a meeting between Bulgaria’s new caretaker Foreign Minister Svetlan Stoev and Deputy Prime Minister for Judicial Reform Ekaterina Zaharieva.

Politics | May 13, 2021, Thursday // 13:07

San Marino Lures Tourists with Russian Vaccine for EUR 50

San Marino, an independent micro-state in northern Italy, announced Wednesday (12 May) it would offer the Russian Sputnik Covid-19 vaccine to tourists for €50.

Business » Tourism | May 13, 2021, Thursday // 12:52

Bulgaria’s Exports Grow by 7,3 Percent in January – March 2021 – National Statistical Institute

In January – March 2021, the total value of all goods exported from Bulgaria amounted to 15.

Business » Finance | May 13, 2021, Thursday // 12:34

France Adds More Countries on Its Mandatory Quarantine List

Five more countries will be added to France’s mandatory 10-day quarantine list, French government spokesman Gabriel Attal announced Wednesday.

Business » Tourism | May 13, 2021, Thursday // 12:26

Shooting in Sofia Metro … Follow-up

The investigation is in progress into the bloody incident at Sofia Airport metro station yesterday when a 62-year-old man shot a woman, 55, on one of the trains and killed herself.

Society » Incidents | May 13, 2021, Thursday // 11:30
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