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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: 1365

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: 2867

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: 1322

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: 2678

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: 1586

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: 3073

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: 7528

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: 2603

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: 1804

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: 1954

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: 2697

Hot Weather Expected in Bulgaria on Friday

Hot summer weather has come to Bulgaria with maximum air temperature expected at between 34 and 39 degrees Celsius on Friday, June 17, Darik Radio has reported.

Politics » Domestic | June 16, 2016, Thursday // 19:00 | Viewed: 3525

Bulgaria MP Committee Rejects Tighter Rules for Disclosing Ex-Security Agents

The Internal Affairs Committee with Bulgaria's Parliament has turned down a proposal to abolish an institution disclosing names of people who worked with or were affiliated to the Soviet-era security apparatus.

Politics » Domestic | June 16, 2016, Thursday // 09:41 | Viewed: 2283

Sunny and Warm Weather Expected across Bulgaria on Thursday

Weather in Bulgaria will be mostly sunny on Thursday with mild winds blowing predominantly from the west.

Politics » Domestic | June 15, 2016, Wednesday // 23:58 | Viewed: 2178

Bulgarian Parliament Adopts Country-Wide Ban on Face-Covering Veils

The Bulgarian parliament approved at first reading on Wednesday a bill proposing a ban on the wearing in public places of garments concealing entirely or partially the face.

Politics » Domestic | June 15, 2016, Wednesday // 16:10 | Viewed: 7992

Bulgaria's Ruling Party, Opposition in War of Words over EU Funds

Lawmakers on Wednesday exchanged harsh rhetoric following the opposition socialist party's claims that Bulgaria might be prevented from using more than a billion of BGN in EU funding.

Politics » Domestic | June 15, 2016, Wednesday // 14:16 | Viewed: 1319

Bulgarian Cabinet Adopts Second Package of Changes to Judicial System Act

At its regular meeting on Wednesday, the Bulgarian government adopted the second package of amendments to the Judicial System Act.

Politics » Domestic | June 15, 2016, Wednesday // 14:05 | Viewed: 2243

Bulgaria's Ex-Deputy Transport Min 'Lied about Urgent Repair' of Train Station

There was no urgent need to carry out repair works at the railway station of Ruse sanctioned by former Deputy Transport Minister Anton Ginev, the prosecution said on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | June 15, 2016, Wednesday // 09:22 | Viewed: 5334

GERB Has Not Discussed Nominating Kristalina Georgieva for Bulgarian President

The nomination of European Commission Vice-President Kristalina Georgieva as candidate of Bulgaria's largest ruling party GERB to run in the forthcoming presidential elections in the autumn has not been discussed.

Politics » Domestic | June 14, 2016, Tuesday // 15:13 | Viewed: 2238

Bulgarian Deputy Transport Minister Resigns

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov accepted the resignation submitted by Deputy Transport Minister Anton Ginev earlier on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | June 14, 2016, Tuesday // 13:33 | Viewed: 2239

Cloudy, Rainy Weather Expected in Bulgaria on Monday

The weather will be mostly cloudy across Bulgaria on Monday, 13 June, Darik radio has reported.

Politics » Domestic | June 12, 2016, Sunday // 17:40 | Viewed: 1642