All posts tagged Sofia

Woman_wearing_burqa Hans Braxmeier-crop
May 9, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

A Bulgarian nationalist group in Sofia municipal council has tabled a proposal to ban the wearing of the burqa in the capital city. The move by the Patriots for Sofia, […]

Sofia metro sign photo Clive Leviev-Sawyer

EC approves 368M euro for Sofia Metro expansion

April 26, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission said on April 26 that it has approved the allocation of 368 million euro from the European Regional Development Fund for the t ...

Sofia Central Railway Station photo Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Sofia Central Railway Station revamp: Swanky interior, skanky English

April 26, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The modernised Sofia Central Railway Station reopened on April 26 after a 62 million leva revamp which apparently did not cover sensible signage for i ...

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Sofia urban mobility centre management resigns after public procurement row

April 25, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The management team of the Sofia city hall urban mobility centre has resigned, only days after the mayor of the Bulgarian capital city reportedly aske ...

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    Bus companies to protest in Sofia on April 26
    April 25, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bus companies are going ahead with a planned protest in Bulgaria’s capital city Sofia on April 26. More than 100 buses will be involved in the protest, which is entitled […]

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    Sofia’s Ancient Serdica archaeological complex opens
    April 20, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The Ancient Serdica archaeological complex, the result of five years’ work and a 15 million leva budget, opened in central Sofia on April 20 2016, offering visitors a glimpse into […]

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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 […]