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July 6, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Competition Protection Commission (CPC) has imposed four fines totalling 200 000 leva (about 102 260 euro) on two companies offering Uber taxi and car-sharing services, commission spokesperson Mario Gavrilov […]

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July 6, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Yanis Varoufakis announced his resignation as Greece’s finance minister on July 6, saying that some Eurogroup participants “and assorted ‘partners’” wanted him out of meetings and so he was quitting […]

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July 6, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

The result of the Greek July 5 referendum is “very regrettable for the future of Greece,” Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem said after reports that more than 60 per cent in […]

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July 6, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission takes note of and respects the result of the referendum in Greece, the Commission said on July 5, soon after it became clear that Greek voters had […]

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July 5, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

At the height of the summer tourism season at Bulgaria’s Black Sea coast, hoteliers in Varna say tourist numbers are down compared with 2014, with Bourgas reporting an even larger […]

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July 5, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Foreign Ministry has made seven recommendations to the country’s holidaymakers heading to Greece, including to fill their tanks with fuel in Bulgaria and to have enough cash. Against a […]

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