Archive for July 27th, 2012

July 27, 2012, by Alex Bivol

Bulgarian socialists have filed in Parliament on July 27 a petition, which they claimed was signed by 773 447 people, in support of a nationwide referendum to test public support […]

Bulgarian police start special sniffer dogs checks on buses for explosives, drugs

July 27, 2012, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Bulgarian police have started using sniffer dogs to check for explosives and drugs on buses travelling on Trakiya Motorway to the Black Sea. The speci ...

Bourgas terrorist’s fake driving licence was used in Plovdiv five years ago

July 27, 2012, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

The fake Michigan driving licence found on the corpse of the suicide bomber who committed the July 18 Bourgas Airport terrorist attack had been spotte ...

EU to probe state aid to five Greek banks

July 27, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission said on July 27 that it has temporarily approved state aid for five Greek banks, but would launch in-depth investigations “t ...

  • Another travel firm files for insolvency
    July 27, 2012, by The Warsaw Voice

    Travel agent Blue Rays Thursday filed for insolvency, the latest in a string of Polish travel firms to run into trouble during the busy vacation season. Over 400 people who […]

  • New fee adds to comfort: Wizz Air
    July 27, 2012, by The Budapest Times

    Travellers with Wizz Air can expect another fee as the airline prepares to trial run a cabin baggage fee on 1 August, the Hungarian-Ukrainian airline announced this week. With the […]

  • Czech teens top list of underage drinkers
    July 27, 2012, by Jonathan Crane of The Prague Post

    Ask why they are drinking alcohol, and you get a range of answers. “It’s fun and an opportunity to make friends,” says František, 16, as he downs a bottle of […]

  • Facebook loses money despite 30% increase in revenue
    July 27, 2012, by VOANews

    Facebook, the world’s most popular social network website, says it lost money during the second quarter of the year, despite higher than expected revenue. In its first earnings report since […]