Archive for November 8th, 2018

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November 8, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

Europe’s economy continued to expand in the first half of 2018, although at a slower-than-expected pace, specifically in advanced Europe, the International Monetary Fund said on November 8, announcing that […]

Second World War bomb damage exposed during renovations of Bulgaria’s Sofia Synagogue

November 8, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

Damage from a Second World War bomb has been found during renovations of Sofia Central Synagogue. During an extensive bombing campaign by the Allies a ...

EU on Kristallnacht anniversary: ‘Hatred started with words and ended in violence’

November 8, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission stands firm against all forms of antisemitism and Jewish people should never again have to ask themselves whether they or thei ...

European Commission refers Bulgaria to ECJ over railway safety

November 8, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission said on November 8 that it has decided to refer Bulgaria to the EU Court of Justice for “failure to correctly transpose ...

  • EU autumn forecast cuts Bulgaria 2018 growth estimate to 3.5%
    November 8, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The European Commission’s autumn forecast for the EU economy, released on November 8, remains optimistic about Bulgaria’s growth prospects this year, but cut its estimate to 3.5 per cent, from […]

  • Bulgaria Prosecutor-General seeks to lift immunity of six MPs
    November 8, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Prosecutor-General Sotir Tsatsarov has submitted a formal request to the National Assembly on November 8 to lift the immunity from prosecution of six MPs under investigation in four separate […]

  • CSU’s Manfred Weber sets his sights on EU’s highest office
    November 8, 2018, by Bernd Riegert of Deutsche Welle

    A little-known Bavarian is seeking the European Commission’s top office. Who is Manfred Weber? And what chances does a little-known member of the Christian Social Union, the sister party of […]