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Sofia Mayor Vows to Prevent Ski Lifts Closure Next Winter

The Sofia City Hall is going to approach legal experts to receive advice on possibilities to reexamine the concession contract of notorious Vitosha Ski company.

Politics » Domestic | July 6, 2012, Friday // 11:04 | Viewed: 905

Bulgaria's Parliamentary Committee Passes Draft Forestry Bill

Bulgaria's Parliamentary Agriculture and Forestry Committee passed Thursday the new amendments to the controversial Forestry Act on which consensus with eco activists has been reached.

Politics » Domestic | July 5, 2012, Thursday // 19:16 | Viewed: 779

Bulgaria's GERB Attacks Corruption 1 Year before Elections

The ruling, center-right Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party GERB revealed Thursday plans about a new anti-corruption and anti-lobbyism legislation.

Politics » Domestic | July 5, 2012, Thursday // 18:33 | Viewed: 939

Bulgaria's Ruling Party Marks 3 Years in Power

July 5 2012 marks three years since Prime Minister Boyko Borisov's centrist-right GERB swept to victory in the country's latest general elections and took over.

Politics » Domestic | July 5, 2012, Thursday // 15:03 | Viewed: 569

Bulgarian PM: Journalists Serving Mafia Are Not Journalists

Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, has reiterated his praise for firefighters, who took part in the effort to extinguish the wildfire in the Vitosha mountain, near the capital Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | July 5, 2012, Thursday // 13:41 | Viewed: 860

Bulgaria PM Orders FinMin to Reconcile with Scientists

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov wants a closer cooperation to be established between the country's Finance Ministry and the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS).

Politics » Domestic | July 4, 2012, Wednesday // 13:39 | Viewed: 578

Supreme Bulgarian Court Launches 'Confiscation Act Case'

Bulgaria's Constitutional Court has launched case number 6/2012 to rule on the new illegal assets forfeiture law under the request of 59 Members of the Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | July 2, 2012, Monday // 12:10 | Viewed: 957

Bus Carrying 20 People Catches Fire in Northeastern Bulgaria

A bus carrying 20 passengers caught fire and burned down early on Monday near Silistra in northeastern Bulgaria.

Politics » Domestic | July 2, 2012, Monday // 11:43 | Viewed: 840

Ex-EU Commissioner Heads Brand New Bulgarian Party

Former EU-Commissioner and 2011 presidential runner Meglena Kuneva was expectedly elected as chair of her own political project, Bulgaria for Citizens.

Politics » Domestic | July 1, 2012, Sunday // 13:37 | Viewed: 1070

Bulgarian Ex-EU Commissioner to Officially Launch New Party

Former Bulgarian European Commissioner and presidential candidate Meglena Kuneva is to officially launch her new political project, the Bulgaria for Citizens party, on Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | July 1, 2012, Sunday // 11:08 | Viewed: 677

Bulgarian PM Slams Incriminating Tageszeitung Story as 'Idiotic'

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov has finally spoken out against recent publications linking his past activities with the mafia, labelling them as "lies and idiocies.

Politics » Domestic | June 30, 2012, Saturday // 16:44 | Viewed: 1339

Bulgarian Liberals Call for Obligatory Voting

Marginal Bulgarian liberal party National Movement for Stability and Prosperity has proposed the introduction of obligatory voting in the country's electoral legislation.

Politics » Domestic | June 29, 2012, Friday // 13:22 | Viewed: 579

Bulgaria Faces Human Rights Court over Scandalous Judicial Appointment

The widely contested appointment of a Sofia City Court (SCC) Chair has reached the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg.

Politics » Domestic | June 29, 2012, Friday // 09:30 | Viewed: 1159

Bulgarian Right-Wing Party Shows Door to 'All Renegades'

The National Executive Council of the right-wing Union of Democratic Forces (UDF) has invited any members who do not feel UDF as a personal cause to 'drop their masks' and openly state their political intentions.

Politics » Domestic | June 28, 2012, Thursday // 18:15 | Viewed: 706

Top Right Wing Politician Joins Kuneva's Bulgaria for Citizens

Right wing politician Nayden Zelenogorski is leaving the Union of Democratic Forces, UDF, to continue his "fight for freedom, democracy and prosperity" by joining the Bulgaria for Citizens project of ex EU Commissioner, Meglena Kuneva.

Politics » Domestic | June 28, 2012, Thursday // 14:02 | Viewed: 790

Bulgarian President Launches Talks with Judicial Power

Bulgarian President, Rosen Plevneliev is beginning Thursday a series of meetings with representatives of the judicial power in the country.

Politics » Domestic | June 28, 2012, Thursday // 09:13 | Viewed: 771

Bulgaria's Rulers Propose Banning Ministers from Heading Election HQs

Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov has vowed that center-right ruling party GERB will initiate amendments banning the appointment of a Minister, Deputy Prime Minister or Prime Minister as head of a party's election campaign head

Politics » Domestic | June 27, 2012, Wednesday // 15:18 | Viewed: 538

Bulgarian MPs Pass Veto on Controversial Forestry Act

The Members of the Bulgarian Parliament passed Wednesday the veto of President Rosen Plevneliev on the Forestry Act.

Politics » Domestic | June 27, 2012, Wednesday // 13:41 | Viewed: 1092

Bulgaria Ex-EU Commissioner Ready to Form Coalition with Any Party

Bulgaria for Citizens, the political formation set to be created by former EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva, does not rule out the possibility of entering a coalition government with any of the countries larger parties, it has been made clear.

Politics » Domestic | June 27, 2012, Wednesday // 11:43 | Viewed: 557

Owner of Bulgaria's Most 'Popular Car' Invited to Join GERB

The Bulgarian man, who made headlines due to his car hood boasting the portrait of Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, has been invited to join Borisov's ruling GERB party.

Politics » Domestic | June 27, 2012, Wednesday // 11:37 | Viewed: 1226

Bulgaria Scraps 'Career Bonuses' for Supreme Judicial Council

Bulgaria's Parliament expectedly scrapped the amendments to the country's Judiciary Act that would allow the current members of the Supreme Judicial Council tol be automatically promoted once their terms in office expire.

Politics » Domestic | June 27, 2012, Wednesday // 10:48 | Viewed: 554