Archive for January, 2018

January 31, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov’s party GERB, the senior partner in the governing coalition, plans to seek a ruling from the country’s Constitutional Court whether provisions from the Istanbul Convention […]

Unemployment in Bulgaria was 6.1% in December 2017, again below EU average – Eurostat

January 31, 2018, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Unemployment in Bulgarian in December 2017 was 6.1 per cent, down from 6.7 per cent in December 2016 and again below the average for the European Unio ...

‘Lord of the Dance’ to hit stages in Serbia, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Romania

January 31, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

What is the definition of success? It’s “Lord of the Dance”, an Irish musical sensation created by Michael Flatley, who is a dancer ...

Cell phone ban behind the wheel: Are Bulgarian fines too low?

January 31, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

While nobody is disputing the dangers of the use of cell phones while driving, there are EU countries in which drivers who are texting or talking into ...

  • Romania: Viorica Dancila voted in as first woman prime minister
    January 29, 2018, by Deutsche Welle

    Romania’s parliament on January 29 voted in European Parliament lawmaker Viorica Dancila as the country’s first woman prime minister. The left-wing government she will lead is currently facing criticism from the European [&hel ...

  • Bulgaria: Almost nine million foreign tourists in 2017
    January 29, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

    It is nice to explore Bulgaria, a tourist destination at the south-eastern edge of Europe, which offers a lot, including beaches, mountains, skiing slopes, a lot of history and exotic […]