Archive for December 8th, 2014

December 8, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian MPs passed the 2015 Budget Act at first reading on December 8, with 130 votes in favour from the four parties backing the government of Prime Minister Boiko Borissov […]

Slavi Binev resigns as head of parliamentary committee on culture and media

December 8, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Patriotic Front MP Slavi Binev resigned on December 8 as head of the Bulgarian Parliament’s committee on culture and the media after his electio ...

Bulgaria joins in annual EU campaign against drink-driving

December 8, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian traffic police are stepping up checks for drink-driving and those behind the wheel after using illegal drugs, part of an annual operation co ...

Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council investigates judge after complaints by companies, French ambassador

December 8, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The ethics committee of Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council has begun an investigation into whether Sofia City Court Judge Roumyana Chenalova violat ...

  • Eighth day of power cut in 10 villages in Bulgaria’s Elhovo
    December 8, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Ten villages in the Elhovo region entered their second week without electricity on December 8 after power lines froze. Bulgarian National Television reported that the supply system infrastructure was in […]

  • Merkel: Russia meddling with countries’ EU aspirations
    December 8, 2014, by VOANews

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is bitterly accusing Russia of trying to meddle with the desires of eastern European countries to pursue a path of integration with the European Union. Merkel […]