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Bulgaria Govt Launching Validity Check for Drivers' Licenses

The Bulgarian government has said it is starting checks of driving licenses that could be "subject to manipulation".

Politics » Domestic | April 1, 2016, Friday // 14:10 | Viewed: 6031

Bulgaria Nationalist Leader Calls for EU In/Out Referendum after Brexit

Nationalist leader Volen Siderov on Friday urged Bulgarian authorities to consider a referendum on the country's EU membership.

Politics » Domestic | June 25, 2016, Saturday // 11:52 | Viewed: 1435

Bulgaria's Rivaling Socialist Parties to Attend United Russia Congress

Leaders of both rivaling socialist parties of Bulgaria have been invited to attend the congress of United Russia that kicks off Sunday, the party of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Politics » Domestic | June 25, 2016, Saturday // 11:00 | Viewed: 828

Increase of Teachers' Salaries Can be Discussed in Autumn – Bulgarian PM

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said that an increase of the salaries of teachers can be possibly discussed in the autumn during the debates for the government budget for next year.

Politics » Domestic | June 24, 2016, Friday // 20:26 | Viewed: 1184

Bulgaria Moves to Punish Preaching of Radical Islam by Imprisonment

The preaching of radical Islam in Bulgaria will be punishable by imprisonment of up to three years or a fine up to BGN 5,000 (EUR 2,500) under draft changes to the Penal Code.

Politics » Domestic | June 23, 2016, Thursday // 15:47 | Viewed: 6080

Bulgaria's Socialist Opposition Demands Resignation of Interior Minister

The largest opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) demanded the resignation of Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova on Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | June 23, 2016, Thursday // 12:09 | Viewed: 1296

Bulgarian MPs Move to Curb Speeding, Drunk Driving

Unauthorized car races on Bulgarian roads will be punishable by hefty fines and cancellation of the driving licence for up to three years, the Transport Committee in Parliament has decided in a move designed to cut the number of road accidents.

Politics » Domestic | June 22, 2016, Wednesday // 22:25 | Viewed: 1630

Bulgaria to Introduce Electronic Identification Chips in ID cards

Bulgarian identity cards will carry an electronic identification component under legislative changes tentatively approved by Parliament on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | June 22, 2016, Wednesday // 21:18 | Viewed: 1569

Bulgaria's Opposition Demands PM Inquiry over 'Black Sea Fleet'

The Biggest opposition party in Bulgaria, BSP, has called for a parliamentary hearing of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and the ministers of foreign affairs and defense over Romania's proposal to set up a "Black Sea fleet" countering Russia's influence in t

Politics » Domestic | June 22, 2016, Wednesday // 14:25 | Viewed: 1698

Bulgaria MPs Ratify Agreement on Syria Crisis Trust Fund

Parliament has ratified an agreement to set up a EU regional trust fund in response to the Syrian crisis.

Politics » Domestic | June 22, 2016, Wednesday // 11:02 | Viewed: 1199

Bulgaria's Socialist Opposition Demands Resignation of Education Minister

The largest opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) demanded the resignation of Deputy Prime Minister and Education Minister Meglena Kuneva.

Politics » Domestic | June 22, 2016, Wednesday // 09:36 | Viewed: 1360

Bulgaria's PM Declares Modest Savings in 2015

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has declared the lowest amount of savings among cabinet members, the National Audit Office says.

Politics » Domestic | June 22, 2016, Wednesday // 09:31 | Viewed: 1244

Bulgaria Granted Citizenship to 62 049 Foreigners in Past Five Years

Bulgaria has granted citizenship to 62 049 foreign citizens in the past five years.

Politics » Domestic | June 22, 2016, Wednesday // 08:41 | Viewed: 1808

Nearly 60 % of Bulgarians Intend to Vote in Forthcoming Presidential Elections

According to the latest opinion poll of Alpha Research released on Tuesday, Bulgarians are greatly interested in the forthcoming presidential elections in the autumn, with around 59 % of them intending to vote.

Politics » Domestic | June 21, 2016, Tuesday // 15:32 | Viewed: 1145

Hot and Sunny Weather Expected in Bulgaria on Tuesday

Weather in Bulgaria will be sunny and hot on Tuesday, with maximum air temperature expected at between 31 and 36 degrees Celsius.

Politics » Domestic | June 20, 2016, Monday // 21:43 | Viewed: 1650

Former President Parvanov: ABV Will Not Back Borisov for President

The former President of Bulgaria, Georgi Parvanov, said that his left-wing Alternative for Bulgarian Revival (ABV) party will not back Prime Minister Boyko Borisov if the latter runs for president in the forthcoming elections in the autumn.

Politics » Domestic | June 19, 2016, Sunday // 15:37 | Viewed: 1487

Hot Weather to Stay in Bulgaria on Sunday

Eleven of Bulgaria’s 28 regions,  predominantly in the country’s central part, will remain under Orange Code alert warning of dangerously hot weather on Sunday, June 19, Darik radio has reported.

Politics » Domestic | June 18, 2016, Saturday // 16:48 | Viewed: 2188

Hot Weather Grips Bulgaria

A Code Orange alert about dangerously high air temperature on Saturday, June 18 has been issued for 11 of Bulgaria’s 28 administrative regions.

Politics » Domestic | June 17, 2016, Friday // 18:07 | Viewed: 6449

Bulgaria to Open up to 35 Polling Stations in Another Country for National Vote

Bulgaria will be able to open up to 35 polling stations in a foreign country, in which at least 60 applications have been submitted by expats willing to vote in Bulgarian national elections, the parliament has decided.

Politics » Domestic | June 17, 2016, Friday // 14:15 | Viewed: 1710

Repair Works in Greece Restrict Inbound Traffic at Bulgaria’s Kulata Border Crossing

One of the three entry lanes at Bulgaria’s Kulata crossing has been temporarily closed since 8 a.

Politics » Domestic | June 17, 2016, Friday // 12:57 | Viewed: 1663

Bulgaria Had 72.6 Hospital Beds, 40.6 Physicians per 10,000 People in 2015

There were 726 hospital beds per 100,000 persons on average in Bulgaria at the end of last year, the country’s statistical office NSI announced on Friday citing preliminary data.

Politics » Domestic | June 17, 2016, Friday // 12:10 | Viewed: 1843

Bulgarian Parliament Votes to Set up E-Government State Agency

Bulgaria’s Parliament gave the green light to the establishment of a state agency in charge of electronic government, public radio broadcaster BNR reported on Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | June 16, 2016, Thursday // 19:40 | Viewed: 1732