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February 18, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Traffic police in Bulgaria’s second city Plovdiv have issued speeding fines to 10 ambulances transporting patients in critical condition in the past year. The Plovdiv District Court has quashed all […]

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Balkans’ largest wine exhibition Vinaria opens in Plovdiv on March 4 2015

February 18, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Vinaria, the largest wine exhibition on the Balkans, is to be held in Bulgaria’s second city Plovdiv for the 23rd year from March 4 to 8 2015, w ...

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Apocalyptica to open Sounds of the Ages festival in Plovdiv in September 2015

February 17, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Finnish metal band Apocalyptica will be at Plovdiv’s Ancient Theatre on September 18 2015 to open the fifth Sounds of the Ages festival. This wi ...

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Head of Plovdiv Airport resigns over unpaid state funding, staff threaten strike over unpaid salaries

February 17, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

The director of Plovdiv Airport, Ivan Karnabitov, has resigned because of disagreement with government policy on financing the airport and amid staff ...


  • Dzhumaya Mosque, Plovdiv. Photo: Clive Leviev-Sawyer
    Man arrested after attempted arson of Plovdiv mosque
    January 6, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Police in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv arrested a 31-year-old man who attempted an arson attack on the city’s historic Dzhumaya mosque. The man threw flammable liquid on the windows of the mosque […]

  • Plovdiv cat photo Clive Leviev-Sawyer
    2014 in Bulgaria: In other news…
    December 31, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Some other news items from Bulgaria in 2014, that were not necessarily about politics or protests, a pipeline or the plummet of a bank. For some reason, several have to […]