Archive for February 6th, 2014

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February 6, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Organisers of the annual Eurovision Song Contest will suspend participating broadcasters for up to three years if their countries are found to be attempting to cheat, the European Broadcasting Union […]

Bulgaria Constitutional Court repeals 2012 tax law amendments

February 6, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Constitutional Court said on February 6 that the amendments to the tax laws introducing a single taxpayer account, passed in 2012, were u ...

Turkish foreign minister postponed Bulgaria visit ‘because of Sochi’

February 6, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Turkish foreign minister Ahmet Davutoğlu postponed a scheduled visit to Bulgaria’s capital city Sofia on February 6 and 7 so that he could attend t ...

Bulgaria’s anti-government ‘Early Rising Students’ to protest against MPs’ salary hike

February 6, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The anti-government “Early Rising Students” group is to hold a protest on February 6 against an increase in the salaries of members of Bul ...

  • Sofia city council approves 2014 budget
    February 6, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Sofia city council voted on February 6 to approve the 2014 municipal budget for the Bulgarian capital city, with only the councillors from the Bulgarian Socialist Party voting against the […]

  • Bulgarian prosecutors probe refugee tent camp funding
    February 6, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Prosecutors in Bulgaria have started pre-trial proceedings in connection with the spending of money that had been intended for the building of a tent camp for 800 refugees. This emerged […]

  • EC pressures US to lift visas for five EU member states
    February 6, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    EU’s executive arm has called on the United States to lift the visas for five member states – Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Poland and Romania – or else the bloc will […]

  • Rat population in Sofia on the rise
    February 6, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Some years ago, a mayoral election candidate in Sofia pledged that if elected, he would rid the city of its rats. But this would-be political Pied Piper, it turned out, […]