A Plovdiv municipal councillor for the nationalist VMRO party arrived at a May 26 council meeting wearing a burqa in protest against the council’s earlier rejection of a proposed ban […]
A Bucharest court sentenced Evelin “Brendo” Banev to 14 years in jail on charges of drug trafficking, Bulgarian media reported on May 26. Banev wa ...
Heavy rain caused the Stara Reka river in Kazanluk in central Bulgaria to burst its banks on May 25, inundating roads in the area and leaving dozens o ...
Bulgaria’s Commission on Protection of Competition (CPC) has opened an investigation into whether four foreign-owned retail chains were acting i ...
Sofia City Court sentenced Dessislav Chukolov, an MP for Volen Siderov’s far-right Ataka minority opposition party, to two years’ probation, community service and 25 per cent deduction from his salary […]
A total of 1370 migrants and refugees had died on Mediterranean routes to Europe by May 21 2016, a figure 24 per cent lower than the same period last year, […]
In recent years, the world has been facing humanitarian crises and disasters unprecedented in number, scale and duration, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov said on May 23 at the first […]
Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov carried out an aerial inspection of progress on the extension to the Bulgarian -Turkish border fence on May 22 2016. Accompanying Borissov on the helicopter […]
An earthquake of 4.5 on the Richter scale was registered on May 22 near the town of Sandanski in south-western Bulgaria, close to the Greek border, according to preliminary data […]
The announcement on May 20 by Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev that he will not be a candidate for re-election in autumn came as no particular surprise to observers, but predictably […]