Archive for July 10th, 2014

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July 10, 2014, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Officially or otherwise, a number of candidates have emerged to succeed Sergei Stanishev at a Bulgarian Socialist Party congress on July 27 that will elect a new party leader. There […]

Grigor Dimitrov, Bulgaria’s natural antidepressant

July 10, 2014, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Around the latter half of the afternoon of July 4, the streets of Sofia and most towns and villages in Bulgaria were somewhat quieter than usual. A sp ...

What’s On: Hugh Laurie at Sofia’s National Palace of Culture, July 11

July 10, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

British actor (House MD, Blackadder) and musician Hugh Laurie and his Copper Bottom Band are to give their first concert in Bulgaria at the National P ...

Film review: 22 Jump Street

July 10, 2014, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

The word “franchise” is not used explicitly, but it is embedded throughout this self-conscious film whose entertainment value vastly outweighs men ...

  • Film review: Boyhood
    July 10, 2014, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    Sprawling but not unwieldy, Richard Linklater’s Boyhood takes the eventful but not overly dramatized life of an ordinary teenager from a broken home to construct an epic tale of one […]

  • Film review: Can a Song Save Your Life? (Begin Again)
    July 10, 2014, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    She is all about authenticity and giving the music industry the middle finger. She has some talent, but she is not looking for any big gigs anytime soon, and yet […]

  • EC opens five new infringement proceedings against Bulgaria
    July 10, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The European Commission said on July 10 that it opened five new infringement proceedings against Bulgaria, as part of its monthly package of infringement decisions. The biggest issue – and one […]