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May 17, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The municipal council in Bulgaria’s second-largest city Plovdiv voted on May 17 to reject a proposal to ban the wearing of the burqa in public places. As in other cities […]

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Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson at Plovdiv’s Ancient Theatre on September 3

April 14, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull fame is to perform at Plovdiv’s Ancient Theatre on September 3 2016, in a concert with a title that anyone would hav ...

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Plovdiv mayor backs burqa ban proposal

April 14, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The mayor of Plovdiv, Bulgaria’s second-largest city, says that he personally supports banning the burqa in public places but it will be up to t ...

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Shoring up partly-demolished tobacco warehouse in Plovdiv to cost 100 000 leva – mayor

April 13, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Strengthening the structure of the partly-demolished historic tobacco warehouse at Plovdiv’s 8 Odrin Street in the city’s “Tobacco T ...

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    Taxi drivers’ protest blocks Plovdiv traffic
    April 6, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Traffic in the centre of Bulgaria’s second city Plovdiv was blocked on April 6 as taxi drivers turned out in convoy to protest against amendments to the law that would […]

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    Campaign to encourage Bulgarians to ride bicycles
    April 5, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarians are being encouraged to take part in cycling tour events in Sofia and Plovdiv on April 10 2016 as part of a campaign to encourage the use of bicycles […]

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    Bulgaria opens concession tender for Plovdiv Airport
    March 30, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Cabinet approved on March 30 the proposed tender to offer a 35-year concession on the Plovdiv Airport, the government media office said in a statement. The government aims to […]

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    Ted Kotcheff’s Bulgarian journey
    March 24, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Tears have fallen from the face of Ted Kotcheff on to the Bulgarian ground from which his roots sprang, in Plovdiv, once home to his father. It was an emotional […]