English-language Media in Bulgaria

Information about the local and international English-language print and broadcast media that is available in Bulgaria...

There are many options for those seeking English-speaking radio and television channels, as well as print publications, when living in Bulgaria.


Radio Bulgaria broadcasts news about Bulgaria and the Balkans in English. The Talk-radio programming in English covers sports, events, history and the economy; it is interspersed with Bulgarian folk music.

  • For a list of programmes in English and frequencies: Click here

Radio on the Internet

Many international radio stations are available streamed live on the Internet. Typically Realplayer or Windows Media Player will be needed. Both can be downloaded.

International news radio

Select one of the stations below for access to live news radio:

Print Publications

Most major publications are available online as well as in print. For a more portable digital version, apps like theĀ Mail Plus App from the UK's Daily Mail Group allow the latest news to be read on a phone or tablet, often for much less than the cost of a subscription.

Vagabond: Monthly magazine in English with articles on business, politics and lifestyle as well as reviews, classified advertisements and guides to Bulgaria. Available by subscription.

The Frontier Times is an English language newspaper for Bulgaria. Articles on Bulgarian and international news and village life.

Sofia Echo: Weekly newspaper for English-speakers with news on Bulgaria and south eastern Europe. Distributed in hotels and entertainment venues in the country's capital as well as at other locations in Bulgaria. Subscribe online.

Online News

Bulgarian online news in English

International online news

Online newspapers






New Zealand

South Africa

International news links

Angloinfo delivers an extensive English-language news service, drawn from sources around the world.