Wet roads across Bulgaria

The roads across the state are wet, snowy at certain spots, Mrs. Maria Bozova from the Union of Bulgarian Drivers warned the BNR. The Dragalevtsi – Alekovo road in the Vitosha Mountain near Sofia remains closed. There are traffic jams at the Kapitan..

published on 2/19/17 5:25 PM

Brikel TTP to take care of inured workers’ families

The Tyanevo village has said its last goodbye to Sasho, the worker who died last Friday in an accident that occurred during cleaning the sulfur filtering installation of the Brikel TPP, where other 5 were injured. Today Sasho was to celebrate his 44..

published on 2/19/17 3:18 PM

Scuffle in Harmanli refugee camp

There has been some scuffle between Iraqi and Syrian citizens in the Harmanli refugee center, the Haskovo regional directorate of the interior ministry has confirmed. Yesterday at noon one of the men, queuing for meal at the dining room remarked others..

published on 2/19/17 3:10 PM

Greek plans on attraction of more Bulgarian tourists

Northern Greece had been increasing a gradually increasing number of Bulgarian tourists with each next season, local authorities report. Therefore not only holiday programs are envisaged for the next tourist season, but also ones aiming to attract..

published on 2/19/17 2:50 PM

Bulgarians in Cyprus also pay homage to Apostle’s memory

The Bulgarians in Cyprus are also commemorating today the memory of the Apostle of Freedom Vasil Levski. The ceremony started at 2 pm in the capital city of Nicosia. Wreaths and flowers are laid down before the bas-relief of the Apostle, situated in..

published on 2/19/17 2:40 PM

Last meat day before Great Lent

Today is the last day when Orthodox Christians are allowed to eat meat – on the Sunday which precedes Easter with 8 weeks. The fest’s name is Meat Lent due to the traditional dinner with meat dishes. Then the ban on meat consumption is introduced till..

published on 2/19/17 11:37 AM

Bulgaria marks 144th death anniversary of Apostle of Freedom Vasil Levski

The country marks today the 144 th death anniversary of Apostle of Freedom Vasil Levski. Citizens and guests of Sofia will be able to pay their homage to the monument of the national hero at a commemorative ceremony at 6 pm. A guard of honor will..

published on 2/19/17 11:27 AM

Kuwaiti investments in Bulgaria rise

Kuwaiti investments in Bulgaria have increased by nearly 25 percent last year. This was announced by Ambassador of the emirate of Kuwait Yaqoub Alateeqi in an interview for the Bulgarian National Radio. The investments are mainly in real estate. The..

published on 2/18/17 5:04 PM

Pretrial proceedings launched over deadly incident in Bulgarian TPP

Pretrial proceedings have already been launched over yesterday's deadly incident in the Brikel TPP in in Bulgaria's Galabovo. A worker was killed and five people were injured in an accident that occurred during cleaning the sulfur filtering..

published on 2/18/17 2:32 PM

Number of Bulgarian tourists to Serbia rises

A 24-percent rise of the number of Bulgarian tourists visiting neighboring Serbia and a 12% increase in overnight stays, have been reported at the ongoing "Holiday and Spa Expo" in Sofia. The National Tourist Organisation of Serbia say that in recent..

published on 2/18/17 12:30 PM