Archive for May 10th, 2016

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May 10, 2016, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Just a day before Dr Matt Taylor, European Space Agency chief scientist on the Rosetta mission, speaks at the 2016 Sofia Science Festival, something more than 713 million km from […]

Richard III: The King’s tale at the Sofia Science Festival

May 10, 2016, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Between Shakespeare and science, what more is there to say about King Richard III? Quite a lot, actually, especially by Dr Turi King. Dr King, head of ...

Bulgarian Deputy PM Kalfin resigns, Purvanov’s party poised to quit coalition

May 10, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov accepted the resignation of Ivailo Kalfin as Deputy Prime Minister on May 10. Kalfin resigned a few hours afte ...

Bulgarian minority party ABC to vote on leaving coalition government

May 10, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The national council of minority socialist party ABC said on May 10 2016 that it was recommending that the party quit Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko B ...

  • Bulgaria foreign trade gap shrinks in Q1 2016
    May 10, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Bulgaria’s foreign trade gap in the first quarter of this year stood at 892.8 million leva, or 456.5 million euro, shrinking from 1.56 billion leva recorded in the same period of 2015, […]

  • Bulgarian consumer confidence improves in April – poll
    May 10, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s consumer confidence indicator was 1.8 percentage points higher in April than in January, National Statistical Institute (NSI) said on May 10, reporting the results of a poll held every […]

  • UN: Step up efforts to protect migrants, refugees
    May 10, 2016, by Margaret Besheer of VOANews

    A new U.N. report expresses concern about rising xenophobia and discrimination against migrants and refugees. “Xenophobic and racist responses to refugees and migrants seem to be reaching new levels of […]