Bulgaria switches back to daylight saving time on Sunday morning

On March 26 Bulgaria switches back to daylight saving time. Clocks will be adjusted one hour forward at 3 am sharp on Sunday morning. Thus, people will sleep one hour less tonight. According to psychologists, one needs a fortnight to adapt to the new..

published on 3/25/17 3:43 PM

EU leaders sign new declaration 60 years after signature of Treaty of Rome

60 years after the signature of the Treaty of Rome the leaders of 27 EU member states, excluding Great Britain, signed today a new declaration emphasizing their commitment to renew European unity. The new declaration is of great importance for the..

published on 3/25/17 3:20 PM

Traffic at Bulgaria-Turkey border is normal: Chief Directorate Border Police

The traffic along the border with Turkey is normal. There is no crowding of buses or cars, the press office of the Bulgarian Chief Directorate Border Police informed. Traffic at all checkpoints was not interrupted during the night in both directions...

published on 3/25/17 1:28 PM

Number of tourists visiting Pamporovo increases with over 30%

The number of tourists visiting Bulgaria’s ski resort Pamporovo has increased with over 30% during the current winter season. The ski season will continue until Easter and will be closed officially with free of charge ski lift services on April 17,..

published on 3/25/17 12:30 PM
CEC spokesperson Alexander Andreev

Bulgarians living abroad should fill in declarations at the polling stations if they are not included in the electoral rolls: CEC

Bulgarian citizens living abroad who want to cast their ballots at the March 26 early elections, but were not included in the electoral rolls, should fill in the necessary declarations at the polling stations. The Central Election Commission has..

published on 3/25/17 10:50 AM

Earth Hour to be held for 11th consecutive year on March 25

Earth Hour will be held for the 11 th consecutive year on Saturday (March 25). The team of WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) Bulgaria calls on all citizens to become part of the worldide initiative and join the measures aimed at reducing human impact..

published on 3/25/17 8:49 AM

It is election silence day in Bulgaria

It is a day of refection in Bulgaria today before the early Parliamentary elections on March 26 (Sunday). According to the decrees of the Electoral Code, political propaganda is strictly forbidden on the election silence day and those who violate..

published on 3/25/17 8:00 AM

Urgent sitting with pm due to border blockades

PM Ognyan Gerdzhikov had an urgent sitting with the interior minister, the SANS chair and the chief prosecutor due to the complicated situation at the border checkpoints, blocked by protesters. The participants in the meeting were solid that the free..

published on 3/24/17 4:30 PM

International committee to assess state of nuclear science in Bulgaria

The educational ministry has reported that a team of the European Organization for Nuclear Research /CERN/ is in Bulgaria to carry out monitoring of the state of nuclear science in the country. The Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, the Sofia University,..

published on 3/24/17 4:07 PM

14,000 police officers to guard polls

The National Police Chief Directorate voiced to media that a total of 14,000 uniformed police officers are to be deployed across Bulgaria during the early parliamentary election on March 26. There are going to be 7,319 election spots with a total of..

published on 3/24/17 3:13 PM