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May 27, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Square 500, the gallery complex in Sofia commonly known in recent years as the “Bulgarian Louvre”, is to officially open on May 28 2015. The complex, which links the buildings […]

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The sugar-sprinkler, and other strange tales of Bulgaria’s mayors

May 27, 2015, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

In Bulgaria, the mayor’s chair sometimes is not easy to occupy – especially, for instance, if it has been seized and sold by debt collectors. ...


Bulgarian Defence Minister orders handover of communist Military Intelligence archives to Dossier Commission

May 27, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Defence Minister Nikolai Nenchev signed an order on May 27 to deliver the archives of communist-era Military Intelligence to the Dossier Com ...

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Bulgaria high court overturns money-laundering acquittal against ‘Brendo’

May 27, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Supreme Court of Cassation ruled on May 27 to overturn the appellate court’s decision to acquit Evelin “Brendo” Banev on ch ...

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    Cheating exposed in Bulgarian school-leaving exams
    May 27, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Ministry of Education is continuing to receive tip-offs about cheating in school-leaving examinations, the head of the inspectorate at the ministry, Lazar Dodev, said on May 27. Responding to […]

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    EC approves Bulgaria’s 2.9B euro rural development programme
    May 26, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The European Commission on May 26 formally adopted Bulgaria’s Rural Development Programme which outlines the country’s priorities for using 2.9 billion euro of public money for the 2014/2020 period, the […]