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October 25, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Road, rail and sea traffic in Bulgaria was disrupted on October 25 by heavy snowfall, rain and strong winds, while some areas were hit by powercuts. Powerful winds and heavy […]

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October 24, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

With just a weekend before Bulgaria’s newly-elected National Assembly holds its first formal sitting, Boiko Borissov’s centre-right GERB – holder of the largest number of seats – appears set to […]

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October 24, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria’s State Agency for National Security (SANS) spent more than 3.6 million leva (about 1.84 million euro) on 84 cars just before amendments to the Public Procurement Act took effect […]

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October 24, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The arrests of a mayor and municipal officials, motor vehicle administration management and an environmental inspectorate chief in various places were among busts for corruption in Bulgaria in recent days. […]

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October 24, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Clocks in Bulgaria change to winter time at 4am on October 26 2014, going back an hour to 3am. Bulgaria remains on winter time until the final Sunday of March […]

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October 23, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Negotiators for Bulgaria’s nationalist coalition Patriotic Front and majority party GERB emerged from more than three hours of second-round talks on a future government to describe their meeting as “very […]

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