Archive for October 10th, 2014

October 10, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

France’s ambassador in Sofia, Xavier Lapeyre de Cabanes, has written to the leader of Bulgarian ultra-nationalist party VMRO querying the party’s placement of a newspaper notice commemorating the death of […]

Bulgaria, Russia embroiled in new diplomatic spat

October 10, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

For the second time in the space of one week, officials in Sofia and Moscow exchanged harsh words, after Russia’s foreign ministry said that an inte ...

EC proposes 10.5M euro from Solidarity Fund to aid Bulgaria recover from June 2014 floods

October 10, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission has proposed granting 10.5 million euro to Bulgaria to help cover emergency costs in dealing with the floods that hit parts of ...

Borissov: Coalition partners will get ministries but GERB will not govern with BSP, MRF

October 10, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Boiko Borissov says his GERB party will make the compromise in negotiations on a future government of other parties sharing responsibility by getting ...

  • Bulgarians have about 400M leva in Swiss banks – revenue agency
    October 10, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Bulgarians hold about 400 million leva (about 204.69 million euro) in banks in Switzerland, according to calculations by Bulgaria’s National Revenue Agency. The revenue agency’s calculations were based on information […]

  • ECB to regulate 120 of Europe’s largest banks
    October 10, 2014, by VOANews

    A member of the Executive Board of Germany’s central bank, Deutsche Bundesbank, says in less than a month, the European Central Bank (ECB) will assume “direct supervision” for 120 of […]