The European Commission said on December 8 that it was sending Bulgaria reasoned opinions, the second stage of infringement proceedings, asking Sofia to comply with EU regulations concerning public procurement […]
Bulgaria’s nationalist parliamentary group the Patriotic Front will support the Reformist Bloc if – as expected – the bloc is handed ...
Bulgaria’s MPs voted on December 8 to double the fines for speeding in cities and towns from the current 350 leva to 700 leva (about 358 euro) i ...
The prices of Bulgaria’s road tax stickers, known as vignettes, will remain unchanged in 2017. Prices rose in 2016, the first time in several ye ...
Bulgaria has urged the European Commission to work on an alternative plan in case Turkey fulfills its threat to unleash a refugee flow to Europe, Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov said […]
Close to 35 per cent of Bulgarians smoke, the highest rate in the European Union – higher than in Greece, formerly the EU’s heaviest-smoking country. This emerges from new figures, […]
Plovdiv District Court began on December 7 the trial of a homeless man, Lyubomir Danchev, on charges of criminal negligence in connection with the August fire that gutted warehouses in […]
Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev will offer the third and final exploratory mandate to try to form a government to the centre-right Reformist Bloc parliamentary group on December 12. This was […]
The Sofia Military District Prosecutor’s Office has indicted Major-General Stoyan Tonev, former head of the Military Medical Academy, over contracts that prosecutors allege inflicted 16.3 million leva damage on the […]
Bulgaria’s centre-right Reformist Bloc coalition held talks with Boiko Borissov’s GERB party on December 6 to assess whether the bloc should accept a mandate to try to form a government […]