The uranium content in tap water across the town of Velingrad and the villages nearby exceeds twice the admissible level, the regional health inspectorate reports. The water sources that have shown deviations have already been cut off the water supply system of the resort town and an alternative source – a pumping station, now provides water. A recommendation has been sent to the people from the nearby villages: not to drink the water, but to use it for their household needs only. A day ago the Supreme Administrative Prosecution ordered the inspection of the entire country’s drinking water quality by a state inspector.
The members of the Bulgarian parliament will be on a summer recess until 31 August based on the rules and procedures of the National Assembly. They held today their last meeting for this plenary session. The new plenary session opens on 1 September at 9..
Aneliya Veleva, an activist from the National Front for the Salvation of Bulgaria (NFSB) that is part of the government, who was arrested on charges of human trafficking, has left the party. Mrs Veleva was detained together with five other people..
A Bulgarian baby was born on board a Lufthansa aircraft. Little Nikolay was born on a flight from Bogota to Frankfurt high above the clouds and the Atlantic Ocean, the airline has said. The mother and baby feel well. "When the baby was born, I..