Archive for June, 2013

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June 28, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Britain’s foreign and commonwealth office (FCO) issued a travel advisory to British holidaymakers to “take care on balconies in popular holiday hotspots”, after one Briton died and three more have […]


Bulgaria’s ruling parties delay resolution of electricity price

June 28, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

In the latest sitting of Bulgaria’s half-empty Parliament, the parties supporting the government voted to defer resolution of the issue that brought ...

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Cheaper EU roaming fees go into force on July 1

June 28, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

The latest round of reductions in the price of mobile roaming services in the European Union will enter into force on July 1, with the largest cuts co ...

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Turkey’s political conflict takes a toll on economy

June 28, 2013, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

Weeks of anti-government protests in Turkey have put the country’s financial markets under pressure. Analysts warn that Turkey’s decade of ...

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    Cypriot shipping industry navigating uncharted waters
    June 28, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The banking crisis in Cyprus has been having a knock-on effect on shipping companies operating from the island, the majority of them being ship management firms. IBNA understands that there […]

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    EU leaders reach budget deal
    June 28, 2013, by VOANews

    European Union leaders have reached a deal on a $1.3 trillion, seven-year budget. All 27 leaders unanimously approved the deal early Friday in Brussels after overcoming British concerns about a […]

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    Film review: Monsters University
    June 28, 2013, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    Monsters University is having a hard time fitting in. Director Dan Scanlon’s first picture for Pixar Animation Studios simply does not know what it wants to be when it grows […]

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    Film review: The Bling Ring
    June 28, 2013, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    Three of Sofia Coppola’s five films have been about teenagers. The Virgin Suicides, her début feature, was a poetic period drama about five enigmatic sisters who committed suicide; Marie Antoinette […]