Archive for February 8th, 2013

February 8, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

As the European Council tussled in tough negotiations on the European Union’s 2014-2020 budget, with a proposal on the table that would shave billions off the overall figure for the […]

Bulgaria to allow state subsidies for private kindergartens, schools

February 8, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Parliament approved an amendment to the School Education Act that will allow private kindergartens and schools to receive state subsidies ...

Bulgarian state lottery jackpot set to hit five million leva

February 8, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

An estimated five million leva (about 2.5 million euro) are expected to be up for grabs in one of the jackpots of the Bulgarian state lottery on Febru ...

New wine cellars to open in Bulgaria in 2013

February 8, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Eleven new wine cellars will start working in Bulgaria in 2013, Krassimir Koev, executive director of Bulgaria’s executive agency for vine and wine ...

  • Western warnings pile up for Ukraine’s Yanukovych
    February 8, 2013, by Katya Gorchinskaya of The Kyiv Post

    Ukraine’s European partners issued multiple, unambiguous warnings this week: If Ukraine wants to sign an Association Agreement in November for closer political and trade ties with the European Union, it […]

  • Travel: Fair or not?
    February 8, 2013, by Mark Thomas

    If your train from Sofia to Stara Zagora or your bus from Rousse to Varna is cancelled due to snow drifts and thick ice making travel unsafe and impossible, I […]

  • Of Hezbollah and the road beyond Bourgas
    February 8, 2013, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    Two of the most important questions now, after Bulgaria said that the investigation into the terrorist bomb attack on Israeli tourists at Bourgas Airport points to people from Hezbollah’s military […]

  • Boiko Borissov and ‘Buddha’: Future and past tense
    February 8, 2013, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    The drip-feed of new posts of documents purporting to prove that Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov was some sort of undercover agent called “Agent Buddha” signals that in this election […]