Archive for October 23rd, 2012

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October 23, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria fell two spots in the World Bank’s annual Doing Business report, ranking 66th out of 195 countries surveyed, losing ground in six of the 10 categories used by the […]

Power cut to trolley bus lines in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv

October 23, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Electricity distribution firm EVN Bulgaria has cut power to the trolley bus lines in Bulgaria’s second-largest city Plovdiv after the company operat ...

Depeche Mode confirm May 2013 gig in Sofia

October 23, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Depeche Mode, the band that put Bulgaria back on the map as a tour destination for big-name artists in 2006, will return to Sofia to play at the Geren ...

Bulgarians exploiting Greek system to get higher pensions – report

October 23, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Thousands of Bulgarians have applied to receive retirement benefits in Greece, paying local residents to acquire address registration and bribing Gree ...

  • Reactor at Bulgaria’s Kozloduy nuclear plant taken offline
    October 23, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Kozloduy nuclear power plant took one of its nuclear reactors offline on October 23 after mechanical failure shut down one of its power generation turbines, reports in Bulgarian media […]

  • Italian scientists convicted of not warning of earthquake
    October 23, 2012, by VOANews

    An Italian court on Monday convicted seven scientists and experts of manslaughter for underestimating the risks of a killer earthquake and failing to adequately warn citizens before it struck the […]