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May 4, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria’s Cabinet approved on May 4 a sum of three million leva (about 1.5 million euro) to carry out projects linked to the country’s Schengen accession, including for completing construction […]

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Bulgaria’s CCB gave 2.5B leva loans to Vassilev firms, probe finds

May 4, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Companies directly or indirectly linked to Tsvetan Vassilev, majority shareholder in the Corporate Commercial Bank (CCB), received an estimated 2.5 bi ...


Sofia Science Festival 2016: Richard III, Rosetta and the stars

May 4, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Sofia Science Festival is on from May 12 to 15 2016, this year boasting 69 events on a wide range of topics, the largest number since the festival ...

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EU spring economic forecast re-iterates growth drop-off prediction for Bulgaria in 2016

May 3, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

European Commission’s spring forecast for the EU economy, released on May 3, cut the economic growth estimate in the 28-country bloc and re-iterated ...

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    Bulgaria could face more referendum questions
    May 3, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria, already facing a referendum later this year on several questions of political reform, could face another – on questions ranging from the fuel station and pharmacy markets as well […]

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    Of optimism and the odds at the casino of chaos
    May 3, 2016, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    We are optimistic animals, we human beings, and that gives us an evolutionary advantage. Yet, in other respects, it is no advantage at all – especially at the roulette wheel, […]

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    Bulgaria reports Q1 Budget surplus in line with forecast
    May 2, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Finance Ministry has said that the consolidated Budget surplus for the first quarter of 2016 was 1.86 billion leva, or 2.1 per cent of forecast gross domestic product, in […]