Archive for July 1st, 2013

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July 1, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski said on July 1 that his Cabinet was preparing a Budget revision in the near future, Nova Televizia reported. In a taped interview, due to […]

Varna mayoral by-election to have run-off on July 7

July 1, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

The closely-contested mayoral by-election in the Bulgarian city of Varna will be decided in a run-off between the two nominees put forth by the countr ...

Dutch tourist dies after falling from hotel balcony in Bulgaria

July 1, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

An 18-year-old Dutch tourist died after falling four storeys from the balcony of a hotel room in Bulgaria’s popular Black Sea summer resort of Sunny ...

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EU unemployment stays flat at 10.9% in May

July 1, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

The 27-member European Union ended May 2013 with 10.9 per cent unemployment, seasonally adjusted, unchanged from April, according to EU statistics off ...

  • Protesters in Sofia block Oresharski’s convoy – reports
    July 1, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    A group of anti-government protesters blocked the convoy carrying Plamen Oresharski, occupant of the prime minister’s post in the Bulgarian Socialist Party government, in Sofia’s Boyana neighbourhood on the morning […]

  • Croatia becomes newest EU member
    July 1, 2013, by VOANews

    Tens of thousands celebrated across Croatia as it became the 28th member of the European Union. Fireworks lit the sky as the membership became effective at midnight (22:00 GMT). At […]