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April 28, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

This week’s version of the Bulgarian Electoral Code says that polling stations abroad can be opened in places other than embassies and consulates in European Union countries if at least […]

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April 28, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The southern Bulgarian municipality of Stara Zagora became the second in two days to vote to ban the wearing of the burqa in public places. The proposal to outlaw the […]

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April 28, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s competition regulator said on April 28 that it fined a Sofia taxi company 50 000 leva (about 25 600 euro) for imitation of a competitor’s logo, and ordered the […]

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April 28, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The overall outlook among business people in Bulgaria about the country’s business climate saw a downturn in April 2016, driven down mainly by gloomier opinions in industry, according to a […]

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April 28, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

A mass exodus of motorists was expected from Sofia and other major cities on April 28 as Bulgaria headed into the country’s four-day Orthodox Easter long weekend. In 2016, the […]

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April 26, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The modernised Sofia Central Railway Station reopened on April 26 after a 62 million leva revamp which apparently did not cover sensible signage for international travellers who might not be […]

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