Archive for March 5th, 2020

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March 5, 2020, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s economy grew by 3.4 per cent last year, based on preliminary data, the country’s National Statistics Institute (NSI) said on March 5. In real terms, gross domestic product (GDP) […]

Flu epidemic: All schools in Bulgaria closed until March 11

March 5, 2020, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria has declared a nationwide influenza epidemic, closing all schools from March 6 to 11. The order was signed on March 5 by Health Minister Kiri ...

UK names Rob Dixon as new British ambassador to Bulgaria

March 5, 2020, by The Sofia Globe staff

Dr Rob Dixon will become the new British ambassador to Bulgaria in August 2020, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office said on March 5. Currently head of ...

Bulgaria’s Veliko Turnovo latest district to declare flu epidemic, closing schools

March 5, 2020, by The Sofia Globe staff

Schools in Bulgaria’s district of Veliko Turnovo are to be closed from March 6 to 13 inclusive following the declaration of an influenza epidemi ...

  • Opinion: Without a migrant deal with Turkey, the EU is naked
    March 5, 2020, by Bernd Riegert of Deutsche Welle

    In March 2016, the European Union struck a deal with Turkey that the country would block migrants and asylum-seekers from heading westwards. And until recently, the EU could rely on […]