Latest News from Bulgaria

Mostly Sunny Today, with Maximum Temperatures between 27C and 32C

It will be sunny today, with occasional cloudy skies, mostly in eastern Bulgaria. There will be light to moderate, northeast wind, which will increase in the afternoon. The maximum temperatures will range between 27C and 32C. 

The atmospheric pressure is a little higher than the average for the month.

British Man Charged with Child Sex Abuse in Bulgaria

A British man convicted in the UK of child pornography offenses was charged Friday with sexually abusing minors in a poor minority Roma community in central Bulgaria, AFP reported, citing prosecutors.
They said Daniel Erickson-Hull, 44, was detained Thursday in a Roma neighborhood in the town of Sliven, where he lived as a self-proclaimed evangelical preacher.

Oscars: Bulgaria Selects 'Aga' for International Feature Category

Milko Lazarov's film tells a story of an elderly Yakut couple living in northeastern Siberia.

Bulgaria has selected Milko Lazarov's Aga as its submission for the 2020 Oscars' best international feature category.

Romania, Bulgaria Boost Defense Buys Amid Worries About Russia

As Russia becomes increasingly determined to project its military power over the Black Sea, Romania and Bulgaria are accelerating programs to modernize their armed forces and replace Soviet-designed gear with Western-made weapons and equipment, writes Defense News. 

Bulgarian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale was Visited by over 17,200 People

The Bulgarian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale was visited by over 17,200 people - our goal is to create an up-to-date image of Bulgaria in the field of contemporary visual arts, Culture Minister Boil Banov said in response to a question from BSP MP Ivan Chenchev regarding a journalistic investigation into illicit funding of the Bulgarian participation in the Venice Biennale, Focus News

Bulgarians and Chinese Jointly Mark Two 70th anniversaries, Mid-Autumn Festival

Hundreds of Bulgarians and Chinese came together here on Friday afternoon to jointly celebrate the traditional Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival as well as the 70th anniversaries of the founding of the People's Republic of China and the two countries' diplomatic relations.

Bulgaria Charges NGO Official With Spying For Russia

Bulgarian prosecutors have charged an official from a non-governmental organization with spying for Russia for allegedly supplying information that aimed to turn the Balkan country away from its pro-Western orientation, writes TIME. 

Bulgarian Journalists Protest Over Freedom of Speech

Dozens of journalists at the state-run Bulgarian National Radio (BNR) staged a protest Friday in support of media freedom after a colleague known for her coverage of the country's graft-prone judicial system was briefly suspended from her job, writes Reuters. 

FPPG: Romania is the largest natural gas producer in Eastern Europe

Romania is the largest natural gas producer in Easter Europe, with an average natural gas production in recent years of about 11 billion cubic meters, the Oil and Gas Employers' Federation (FPPG) stated. "Today, 13 September, we are celebrating the Day of the Romanian Gas Worker.

Danonino Bio already on the Bulgarian Market

Danone Bulgaria launches new, bio series Danonino products on the Bulgarian market. They include three fully organic ingredients - organic fruits, organic milk and organic cane sugar, and are available in several traditional and mouthwatering flavors - strawberry, raspberry and pear.