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Valyo the (C)Heating

For many Bulgarians, life got worse just before Christmas as inexplicably high utility charges boosted heating bills.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | December 26, 2011, Monday // 15:12 | Viewed: 1348

Merry Christmas from (SNA) &!

The Team of (Sofia News Agency), Bulgaria's largest English-language media, & our Bulgarian-language service, wishes you a very Merry Christmas!

Novinite Insider » Editorial | December 25, 2011, Sunday // 07:49 | Viewed: 2133

Bulgaria Church's Deadly Sins

Dictionaries say "faith" means firm belief in something for which there is no proof.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | December 21, 2011, Wednesday // 12:29 | Viewed: 1363

Did Bulgaria Side with UK against Europe?

As it was clear from the start, implementing the recently brokered European Fiscal Union will be problematic, as EU members are likely to bring to the table conflicting views as to its fleshing out.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | December 20, 2011, Tuesday // 15:07 | Viewed: 1364

For 30 Pieces of Silver

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church recently stirred new outrage when Varna Bishop Kiril showed up for mass in a sparkling 2012 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | December 14, 2011, Wednesday // 16:31 | Viewed: 1984

The Expendability of Bulgaria's Bats

Expendable, adjective, (1) open to sacrifice in the interests of gaining an objective, especially a military one.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | December 13, 2011, Tuesday // 14:36 | Viewed: 1646

Let the Brits Go... And Say Hi to the French-German-Russian Alliance

British Prime Minister David Cameron's decision to keep the UK away from the new EU / euro zone plus fiscal union agreed by 23 EU member states at the past European Council summit is already set to remain highly controversial in British history only a cou

Novinite Insider » Editorial | December 13, 2011, Tuesday // 01:48 | Viewed: 3407

Bulgaria in the Divided States of Europe

Well, it is official – we are living in a two-speed Europe.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | December 9, 2011, Friday // 18:53 | Viewed: 2132

The Winter of 'Their' Discontent

The entire world, the Old continent, and Bulgaria are shaken and gripped by protests of people in discontent over layoffs, unemployment, budget cuts, corporate and political greed.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | December 8, 2011, Thursday // 15:17 | Viewed: 2128

Bulgaria's Mindless, Weird, Last-Minute Budget Procedure

As EU leaders assemblе in Brussels to decide on the fate of the common currency and the European Union itself, the Bulgarian Parliament writhes in the pangs of giving birth to the latest progeny of FinMin Simeon Djankov.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | December 8, 2011, Thursday // 06:17 | Viewed: 1286

Bulgaria's Lucky Escape - No Burgas in Burgas-Alexandroupolis

It's official: Bulgaria has said "no" to the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline project four years after signing the trilateral agreement for its implementation.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | December 7, 2011, Wednesday // 15:17 | Viewed: 1166

Who Is Your Boss, Mr. Agriculture Minister?

Only Prime Minister Boyko Borisov can demand my resignation, the country's Agriculture Minister Miroslav Naydenov declared on Tuesday, according to local media.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | December 6, 2011, Tuesday // 13:08 | Viewed: 980

5 Ways to Make Bulgaria a Much, Much Better Place

Nothing may be more French than the conviction that the government can and should provide for the well-being of its citizens, the Time magazine wrote last week.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | December 5, 2011, Monday // 19:41 | Viewed: 3121

Bye-bye, E.ON Bulgaria!

Wikipedia tells me that German energy company E.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | December 5, 2011, Monday // 11:18 | Viewed: 1878

Corruption on the EU Border

Ironically enough, just days after Diana Kovacheva, now-former Head of Transparency without Borders, an affiliate of Transparency International, was approved by the Bulgarian Parliament as the new Justice Minister, the organization published its annual re

Novinite Insider » Editorial | December 2, 2011, Friday // 13:23 | Viewed: 1248

Get Rich or Die Trying - Bulgarian TV Show Scams Assisted by Mobile Operators

Texting was the hype when I was in high school.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | November 30, 2011, Wednesday // 15:18 | Viewed: 1667

In Darwin Bulgarians (Do Not) Trust

In the never-ending annals about Europe's debt crisis, Bulgaria normally does not feature visibly.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | November 29, 2011, Tuesday // 21:29 | Viewed: 1605

Bulgaria's Buffoon of the Year

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov will be more than pleased to accept the country's Footballer of the Year Award if the fans believe he deserves it, he declared on Monday.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | November 28, 2011, Monday // 12:23 | Viewed: 988

Bulgaria's Constitutional Court, the Rubber Plant in the Living Room

In the course of two days, Bulgaria's Constitutional Court (KS) made headlines.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | November 24, 2011, Thursday // 14:20 | Viewed: 1347

Bulgaria's Nationalists Attack: Like Stepfather, Like Stepson

Bulgaria's largest nationalist party "Ataka", i.e. "Attack" – the only self-described nationalist formation with any tangible following – has seemingly started to fall apart.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | November 21, 2011, Monday // 14:27 | Viewed: 5544

It Won't Be Long before Bulgarians Start Borrowing Pieces of Bulgaria

"We have land/ We have water/ And we make mud," said Bulgarian writer Ivan Kulekov.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | November 16, 2011, Wednesday // 12:53 | Viewed: 1579
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