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UK Ambassador to Bulgaria: 'We Want the Same Rules for Everyone after Brexit'

“Britain does not want double standards, and we want the same rules for everyone after Brexit,” the UK Ambassador to Bulgaria, Emma Hopkins told BNT morning programme “the Day Begins” on 27th of June.

Politics » Diplomacy | 9 hours ago | Viewed: 1489

Case against MP Mareshki and His Team Will Not Be Over Soon, Prosecution Says

''The case against the MPs from Volya party Veselin Mareshki, Plamen Hristov and Krastina Taskova will not be over soon'', Roumyana Arnaudova, the spokesperson of Bulgaria’s Chief Prosecutor, told BNT morning programme “The Day Begins” on 26th of June.

Politics » Domestic | June 27, 2017, Tuesday // 12:05 | Viewed: 934

23% Support for GERB and United Patriots Coalition Government

A month after the coalition government of GERB and United Patriots took office, results of a survey by Alpha Research polling agency and Nova TV shows that it receives 23% support, 33% do not approve it and 44% of the polled do not express any opinion.

Politics » Domestic | June 27, 2017, Tuesday // 10:33 | Viewed: 1000

Sweden to replace its entire anti-aircraft system

The current anti-aircraft system used by the Swedish Armed Forces is ageing, and is to be replaced in full amid airborne threats changing character, The Local writes.

Politics | June 26, 2017, Monday // 10:56 | Viewed: 1726

Majority of Scots want second EU referendum

 A new poll has revealed that 61 per cent of voters want a second referendum on Brexit once the terms of a deal with the remaining EU countries have been agreed.

Politics | June 25, 2017, Sunday // 10:37 | Viewed: 2494

Albania to hold parliamentary elections Sunday

 Albania is observing an election silence Saturday as a result of the end of campaigns required one day ahead of parliamentary elections, Xinhua Reported.

Politics | June 25, 2017, Sunday // 10:33 | Viewed: 2172

Bulgarian President on Official Athens Visit

Bulgarian President Rumen Radev begins an official visit to Greece on Friday at the invitation of his Greek counterpart Prokopis Pavlopoulos, Ekathimerini writes.

Politics | June 23, 2017, Friday // 12:00 | Viewed: 2772

NSI: Poverty Line for Bulgaria Was BGN 308.17 in 2016

In 2016, the average monthly poverty line for the country was BGN 308.

Politics » Domestic | June 23, 2017, Friday // 11:59 | Viewed: 1776

Kazakhstan Denies It's in Talks to Send Troops to Syria

Kazakhstan is not conducting negotiations on sending peacekeeping troops to Syria and would only despatch troops there under a United Nations mandate, the Kazakh foreign ministry said in a statement on Friday, cited by Reuters.

Politics | June 23, 2017, Friday // 09:46 | Viewed: 3192

Parliament Changes Law to Remove Road Signs Warning Drivers of Cameras

The Parliament has approved in second reading some changes to the road traffic law that will remove road signs indicating the presence of cameras, FOCUS News Agency reports.

Politics | June 22, 2017, Thursday // 14:55 | Viewed: 70477

BSP Warns of Protests Unless it Gets Monument from State

The leader of Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), Korneliya Ninova, urged Prime Minister Boyko Borisov to keep what he had proposed about the Buzludzha monument, otherwise the socialists will protest in front of the government headquarters, a reporter of FOC

Politics | June 22, 2017, Thursday // 14:41 | Viewed: 3263

Hristo Smolenov, Antiterrorism Expert: Europe Behaves Like Victim, Attracting Aggressors

Europe behaves like a victim, which attracts aggressors, antiterrorism expert Hristo Smolenov told FOCUS Radio’s Good Morning Bulgaria in relation to frequent terrorist attacks.

Politics » Defense | June 22, 2017, Thursday // 14:12 | Viewed: 2217

PM Boyko Borisov on Relations with Turkey: It Is Important for Bulgaria to Secure its Border

It is important for Bulgaria to secure its external border, any fence can be overcome, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov told Nova TV’s morning show.

Politics | June 22, 2017, Thursday // 12:58 | Viewed: 2382

6km Queue of Trucks at Kapitan Andreevo, 4km at Lesovo

Traffic is intense on the Bulgarian-Turkish border.

Politics | June 22, 2017, Thursday // 12:09 | Viewed: 1934

Italian fighters to temporarily guard Bulgarian airspace

The Bulgarian government gave the green light for four Italian Eurofighter Typhoons to temporarily guard the country's airspace in order to strengthen the eastern flank of NATO, officials said Wednesday, cited by Xinhua.

Politics | June 22, 2017, Thursday // 10:19 | Viewed: 4322

Blast damages wall next to NATO military area in Turkey

An explosion damaged a wall next to a military area belonging to NATO in the western Turkish province of Izmir on Thursday, CNN Turk reported, but there were no reports of any casualties.

Politics | June 22, 2017, Thursday // 10:04 | Viewed: 2701

Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva: Common history must bring together two countries, not divide them

The common history must bring together two countries, not divide them, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva told Bulgarian National Television with regard to the visit of Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev to Bulgaria.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 21, 2017, Wednesday // 14:01 | Viewed: 2377

Trump meets Ukraine's president, U.S. adds to Russia sanctions

President Donald Trump met with Ukraine's president on Tuesday and expressed support for a peaceful resolution to the conflict in eastern Ukraine but said nothing about Russia's role, while the U.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 21, 2017, Wednesday // 13:57 | Viewed: 2353

Prof. Todor Galunov: No unity in ruling coalition on election law changes

It is clear that there is no unity in the ruling coalition at this stage regarding changes to the Election Code, political scientist Prof.

Politics | June 21, 2017, Wednesday // 10:05 | Viewed: 2083

Deputy PM Valeri Simeonov: It is better to have dialogue with Turkey

It is better to have a dialogue with Turkey than an exacerbation in relations, Deputy Prime Minister Valeri Simeonov told BTV’s morning show.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 20, 2017, Tuesday // 17:20 | Viewed: 3361

Bulgaria and Macedonia Close to Neighbourhood Treaty

Bulgaria and Macedonia are very close to signing their good-neighbourhood treaty, Prime Ministers Boyko Borisov and Zoran Zaev said after a meeting in Sofia.

Politics | June 20, 2017, Tuesday // 15:34 | Viewed: 4703
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