Tests confirm 'John the Baptist's bones' could be the real thing

New dating evidence supports claims that bones found under a church floor in Bulgaria could be those of John the Baptist - although of course they could equally well belong to his contemporary Fred the Goatherd.

Discovery of tooth challenges 'out of Africa' theory

Great apes survived in Europe for two million years longer than previously thought, study of a tooth has revealed.

Cybercrime writer mysteriously disappears in Bulgaria

Sometimes the media feels untouchable when it comes to talking about sensitive subjects. But what happens when the criminals you write about make you a target?

Cursed cell phone number killed everyone who had it

A Bulgarian mobile phone service company has banned a number from its systems after everyone - yes, everyone - to whom it assigned the number ended up dead.