The events came following an announcement by Turkey that it would open its border with Europe.
People have brought jars of honey to be blessed in the Church of the Blessed Virgin in the southwestern town of Blagoevgrad.
Protesters blame corruption and mismanagement.
Bulgaria is in the grip of a health crisis as thousands of doctors and nurses leave the country. The result is a health system struggling to cope, where patients are left without key services.
Euronews reports from Pernik, a Bulgarian town where thousands are left without water due to suspected mismanagement at the top.
Laura Kövesi, who was appointed as the EU’s first chief public prosecutor, has a long track record of fighting corruption in her native Romania. Yet, is a solid résumé enough to tackle the immense challenge before this new EU institution?
'Disheartened, but not surprised': Football world reacts to Bulgaria's punishment for racism
UEFA also fined Bulgaria €75,000 for the sustained racist behaviour exhibited during the Euro 2020 qualifier against England
39 people were pronounced dead at the scene. Early indications suggest 38 are adults and one aged in their teens.
A Euro 2020 qualifier between England and Bulgaria was temporarily halted on two occasions on Thursday evening after racist chants were heard from the stands.
When the Turks are “just passing through” a territory, sometimes they stay 500 years. Just ask the Bulgarians, who spent 500 years under violent Ottoman rule.
I have notified the relevant authorities at the United Nations about what is taking place in Bulgaria. Activities of this type directed against human rights defenders have no place in a rule of law state, let alone an EU state.
Greek police, backed by Europol, say they have uncovered a €500,000 network that sold unborn children for adoption and eggs from vulnerable women.
A diplomatic row has broken out between Bulgaria and Romania over African Swine Fever (ASF).
Pork industry at risk as swine fever hits farms across Eastern Europe. More than 120 000 pigs have been slaughtered in Bulgaria in an attempt to limit the number of swine fever cases.
California boxing license returned to Bulgarian athlete who forcibly kissed reporter
A Bulgarian website invented a story about a pro-incest MEP that was then shared by thousands of people on Facebook, a fact-checking study has found.
The Bulgarian minister for agriculture is the latest high profile minister to resign amid an investigation into corruption
Pope Francis continued his Balkan tour with a visit to North Macedonia, where 20,000 Catholics live alongside Orthodox, Muslim and Protestant communities
Pope Francis has started his three-day visit to Bulgaria and North Macedonia,
Far-right French leader Marine Le Pen denied any rift with Italy's Matteo Salvini in an interview with Euronews.
France's Marine Le Pen is in Bulgaria to meet with the leaders of the European far right, who attempt to unite ahead of European Parliament elections
Young Bulgarians are leaving the country's rural areas in droves, leading to a phenomenon known as ghost villages.
Bulgaria has the lowest minimum wage in the European Union and is also the poorest country in the bloc. It is these dire labour conditions that are dominating the debate as the European elections loom.
Euronews' EU Road Trip has reached Bulgaria on its mission to discover the hopes and fears of European voters ahead of May's EU parliamentary elections.
Despite living in the poorest country in the EU, the Road Trip team found that young Bulgarians in Plovdiv showed remarkable optimism about their future.