Archive for July, 2012

  • Fire destroys restaurant, shops in Bulgaria’s Golden Sands
    July 30, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    A large fire destroyed a restaurant and several shops at Bulgaria’s Black Sea resort of Golden Sands, public broadcaster Bulgarian National Radio said on July 30 2012. There was significant […]

  • Romanian president Basescu survives impeachment vote
    July 30, 2012, by VOANews

    Romanian President Traian Basescu has survived a referendum on his impeachment, after an insufficient number of voters turned out to cast ballots. Election officials say the voter turnout Sunday was […]

  • Bulgarian socialists file Belene referendum petition
    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 […]

  • 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 “to assess whether the measure is in […]

  • 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 […]