Romania rarely features in international media, yet the scenes of mass demonstrations in Bucharest and other major cities last week may feel oddly familiar to Western TV audiences. Large-scale protests […]
The British Bulgarian Business Association (BBBA) chairman has been approached by H.E. Emma Hopkins OBE, British ambassador to Bulgaria, with a reques ...
Which walls do we know? Yes, the Chinese Wall. The wall Humpty Dumpty was sitting on. We know “The Wall” by Pink Floyd. We know the Berlin Wall. A ...
Roumen Radev has set something of a record for Bulgarian heads of state by being the subject of a call for his impeachment without actually having tak ...
It is a dreary ritual for reporters with the coming of a New Year, churning out the routine stories that traditionally accompany the day – fireworks injuries, the number of […]
Coming at the tail end of an annus horriblis in global affairs, the assassination of the Russian ambassador Andrey Karlov by a Turkish police officer initially had analysts wondering whether […]
EU Migration Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos is “not the happiest person on earth,” he said in Brussels as he presented the latest figures for EU refugee and migration policy. EU member […]
Europe’s liberal order could come crashing down next year. Squeezed from all directions, it may not be able to withstand the pressure. Within Europe, populists on the left and right […]
The other day, I was talking to a Bulgarian acquaintance, who lives in my neighbourhood, about issues people with disabilities have in Sofia. Steering wheelchairs around potholes or vehicles parked […]
European security co-operation has never really been off the EU’s agenda, but controversy, political divisions and expense have for many years kept it well away from the top. Donald Trump’s […]