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  • Sofia City Administrative Court Repeals Ordinance on Increase of Price of Public Transport Ticket

    February 22 (BTA) - A decision of a three-member panel of the Sofia City Administrative Court repealed Wednesday as legally non-conforming the ordinance vis-a-vis the terms and conditions for travelling with Sofia's public transport and the attachments to the document, passed las...

  • 20,000-Plus Bulgarian Students Benefited from EU Erasmus Programme

    February 21 (BTA) - More than 20,000 university students and over 13,000 faculty and administrative staff of Bulgarian higher schools have taken advantage of the educational mobility opportunities offered by the EU programme for education, training, youth and sport Erasmus, caret...

  • NGO Urges to Free Children from Tobacco Advertising

    February 21 (BTA) - A non-governmental organization called Coalition for Life without Tobacco Smoke urged at a BTA-hosted news conference on Tuesday for legal amendments for total ban on the advertising of tobacco, tobacco products and related products.

  • Euxinograd Palace Enoteca Keeps Royal Wine Collection

    February 14 (BTA) - The enoteca of the Euxinograd residence, which once served as a royal palace, keeps a royal collection of wines, chief technologist of the eponymous wine cellar Nelly Todorova said Tuesday, on the occasion of St Tryphon's Day, the patron saint of vine growers ...

  • Project Finds High Cetacean Death Rate, Invasive Species In Black Sea

    February 10 (BTA) - A high death rate among cetaceans and a loggerhead turtle which entered the Black Sea from the Mediterranean are among the observations under an eco-project 'Black Sea Watch'. The project will be completed in mid-February, project head Dimiter Popov told a BTA...

  • Greenpeace Urges Bulgaria to Enforce EU Ban on Neonicotinoids

    February 6 (BTA) - The Bulgarian office of Greenpeace has called on the caretaker Minister of Agriculture and Food, Hristo Bouzoukov, and the Executive Director of the Bulgarian Food Safety Agency, Damyan Iliev, to ban even the limited and controlled use of pesticides containing...

  • Bulgarian Red Cross Distributes Donations in Hitrino in Wake of Deadly Railway Accident

    February 2 (BTA) - A public board that manages donations for the northeastern village of Hitrino after a deadline train crash in December 2016, has distributed various sums among the village residents depending on the severity of damage they suffered, said the Bulgarian Red Cros...

  • Low Temperatures in January Saved Apricot Trees from Freezing

    January 31 (BTA) - Contrary to logic, the freezing temperatures in January saved the apricot trees from freezing. There is a very scientific explanation for this: the low temperatures slow down the process of waking up from winter dormancy and budding, and thus reduce the risk of...

  • WWF Urges Caretaker Government to Protect Pirin, Vitosha and Rila Mountains

    January 29 (BTA) - The international environmental organization WWF said on Sunday that has urged the caretaker government to make efforts to protect the mountains of Pirin, Vitosha and Rila.

  • Financial Literacy Programme Launched in Ten Schools

    January 26 (BTA) - A financial literacy programme entitled "My Money" will be piloted in ten schools around the country in the second term of this school year. It will involve 300 students from grade 9 through 11. The initiative for financial literacy lessons is being implemen...

  • Eurobarometer: 72% of Bulgarians Want Cooperation and Verification Mechanism to Remain

    January 25 (BTA) - Some 72 per cent of Bulgarians believe that the European Commission (EC) Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM) should continue to function for their country, according to an Eurobarometer survey commissioned by the EC and unveiled by the EC Representatio...

  • Bulgaria Ranks 75th in Transparency International Corruption Perception Index 2016

    January 25 (BTA) - Bulgaria ranks 75th, last of all 28 EU countries, in the Transparency International Corruption Perception Index 2016. The ranking was published Wednesday on the Berlin-based international NGO site. Bulgaria shares the 75th ranking with another country in the...

  • Grigor Dimitrov Advances to Semi-Finals at Australian Open

    January 25 (BTA) - Grigor Dimitrov reached his first ever Australian Open semi-final after beating David Goffin 6-3 6-2 6-4 in a quarter-final match played on Wednesday. Bulgaria's best male tennis player of all time will now face the winner of the match between Canadian third...

  • First Time Ever that All Inmates of Dancing Bears Park Go into Hibernation

    January 20 (BTA) - For the first time ever, all the bears in the Dancing Bears Park in Belitsa have gone into hibernation. The sanctuary was opened in 1999. Nasko and Monty, the last two to succumb to sleep, have been denning for a few days.

  • BTA's Exhibition of Famous "Bulgarian Czechs" Unveiled in Prague

    January 20 (BTA) - A documentary exhibition of famous 'Bulgarian' Czechs in Bulgaria's Post-liberation History was unveiled at the National Library of the Czech Republic in Prague Thursday evening. The exhibition is staged by the Bulgarian News Agency (BTA) with the support of th...

  • Small Distilleries' Production Increased to 1,000 Litres Annually

    January 18 (BTA) - Bulgaria's Parliament Wednesday conclusively amended the Excise Duties and Tax Warehouses Act, re-establishing the pre-2015 rules for specialized small distilleries.

  • Mid-Winter Census Counts 700,000 Water Birds

    January 18 (BTA) - Preliminary data from the 41st mid-winter census of water birds conducted from January 13 to 15 revealed some of the highest numbers registered in recent years. Over 400,000 large white-fronted geese and about 44,000 of the worldwide endangered red-breasted gee...

  • Six New Year-Round Air Services Open from Varna Airport in 2017

    January 18 (BTA) - This year Varna Airport will open six new year-round air services, Fraport Twin Star Airport Management, which operates the airports in Varna and nearby Bourgas, said in a press release Wednesday. Regular flights start in the summer to Dortmund and Munich Memmi...

  • Bulgarian Christmas Charity Campaign Raises Lv 2,590,000 in 2016/2017

    January 17 (BTA) - The Bulgarian Christmas charity campaign is expected to have collected 2,590,000 leva for 2016/2017, according to figures released by the presidential institution at a news conference here on Tuesday. This is the largest amount for the last five years, said the...

  • Bulgarian Pink Tomato Applies for Protection under European Quality Schemes

    December 30 (BTA) - The Kurtovo pink tomato will be one of the 30 products part of the campaign titled "Protect Bulgarian Taste". The main objective of the campaign is to inform more Bulgarian producers about the opportunities for applying under the European mechanism in support ...