Archive for August 8th, 2013

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August 8, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Finance Ministry replied on August 8 to the criticism of the Budget revision, handed by President Rossen Plevneliev when he vetoed the bill a day earlier, and conceded that […]

Stadium row raises questions about The Wall Live in Sofia

August 8, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Three weeks before Roger Waters brings his visual masterpiece, The Wall Live, to Sofia, a public row erupted in Bulgaria after the owner of football c ...

Bulgarian anti-government ‘protest network’ set up, provocateurs attempt disruption

August 8, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

A “Protest Network” has been set up by a group of people involved in the anti-government protests in Bulgaria, with the launch news conference att ...

What’s on: Bansko Jazz Festival

August 8, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s mountain resort of Bansko, best known for its ski slopes in winter, has been a permanent fixtures on the summer arts scene since 1998 ...

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    Greek finance ministry steps up crackdown on tax cheats
    August 8, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    A Greek government legislative act will allow relevant authorities to proceed with confiscations against tax-evading businesses on weekends, during any time of the day as well as during the month […]

  • Czech man’s colander ID victory may be short lived
    August 8, 2013, by Raymond Johnston of The Prague Post

    A member of the spoof religion that worships the Flying Spaghetti Monster recently won the right to wear a spaghetti strainer on his head in his official state-issued ID card. […]

  • ‘Code yellow’ heat wave warning in Bulgaria
    August 8, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    A code “yellow” weather warning has been issued for 14 districts in Bulgaria on August 8 due to high temperatures, expected to range between 33C and 38C. This is the […]