Delcho Delchev came back. For many of his generation, this is commuting against the tide of emigration from his native Bulgaria into the rest of Europe.
Ivailo Kalfin, the highest profile Bulgarian member of the European Parliament, announced yesterday (13 January) that he was leaving the group of MEPs from the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) over which he presided.
A euro-area recovery should “quickly” feed into Bulgaria’s economy as sound macroeconomic policies help an expansion to accelerate, central bank Governor Dimitar Kostov said.
Bulgaria's plans to revise its penal law have been criticized by human rights activists and NGOs. They compare it to a law introduced by Russian President Vladimir Putin making it mandatory for foreign NGOs to register.
WASHINGTON, DC — Bulgaria is facing mounting criticism for its failure to adequately provide shelter, food and medical care to thousands of migrants who have entered the country over the past year, the majority of them Syrian asylum seekers.
More than two and a half million Syrians have fled the country as refugees, settling in neighboring Turkey, Jordan and Lebanon.
Bulgaria’s economic outlook may be gloomy but Dragomir Kouzov, founder of bicycle manufacturer Drag and one of a new breed of niche entrepreneurs in the EU’s poorest country, is anything but.
Chancellor Angela Merkel is trying to calm a growing rift in her new government over immigration to Germany from poor Eastern European countries, an increasingly contentious issue in much of Europe's richer west.
Immigrants from Romania and Bulgaria could contribute more to Britain than ‘natives’, a Home Office minister has suggested.
Guardian readers from Romania and Bulgaria with experience of working in the UK react to the media reports of the recent lifting of immigration restrictions.
A decade ago the village of Dolna Melna, near Bulgaria's border with Serbia, was a thriving community with shops, a post office and five pubs.
From The Guardian
Romanians and Bulgarians will gain the same rights as other EU citizens to move to Britain from 1 January.
Bulgarians and Romanians were last night preparing to travel to Britain as restrictions on working here are lifted tomorrow.
The restrictions on Bulgarians and Romanians being allowed to work throughout the EU will be lifted on Wednesday but the debate surrounding the move has been bitter.
As of January 2014, restrictions are lifted on Romanians and Bulgarians seeking long-term work in other EU member states. But experts say expectations of massive immigration from the two countries are likely unfounded.
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