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300,000 People at Active Age in Bulgaria Don't Want To Work for Personal Reasons

Nearly 1.5 million people at the age of between 15 and 64 are out of the labour force i.e. they are neither employed, nor registered as unemployed, showed data of the National Statistical Institute.

Politics » Domestic | February 14, 2017, Tuesday // 15:11 | Viewed: 1668

Tunnel Referendum Petition Gathers 50 000 Signatures in NW Bulgaria

A petition to build a tunnel under the Petrohan Pass in northwestern Bulgaria has gathered nearly 50 000 signatures, organizers say.

Politics » Domestic | February 14, 2017, Tuesday // 10:15 | Viewed: 1239

Bulgaria's Ex-PM Knew About Irregularities in EU Funding on Education

Former Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has admitted to being aware of irregularities in an operational program managed by the Education Ministry back in 2016, while he was in office.

Politics » Domestic | February 14, 2017, Tuesday // 09:47 | Viewed: 1479

Reformist Bloc Co-Chair Not Running for Office in Bulgaria's Early Election

Former Deputy Prime Minister and Education Minister Meglena Kuneva has said she will not be running to become a lawmaker in the snap vote on March 26.

Politics » Domestic | February 13, 2017, Monday // 13:31 | Viewed: 1345

GERB Leading on BSP If Bulgaria Held Elections Today - Poll

Five parties would make it to the Bulgarian Parliament in the event of a hypothetical election, a survey shows less than six weeks out of a parliamentary vote due in March.

Politics » Domestic | February 13, 2017, Monday // 11:20 | Viewed: 1652

Bulgaria's Election Officials Rule Out Machine Voting Could Fall Through

The Central Election Commission (CEC) of Bulgaria is not considering the option that there will be no machine voting in the early election due in less than six weeks.

Politics » Domestic | February 13, 2017, Monday // 09:16 | Viewed: 1228

Bulgarian President 'to Receive Friends of Israel Award'

Bulgarian President (2012-2017) Rosen Plevneliev will receive the Friends of Israel award from his serving Israeli counterpart, Reuven Rivlin, Plevneliev has said in an interview.

Politics » Domestic | February 12, 2017, Sunday // 13:09 | Viewed: 1870

More Than 10 000 Dual Nationals Included in Electoral Rolls of Bulgaria's Kyustendil

More than 10 000 dual nationals of Bulgaria and Western Balkan states have been included into the electoral rolls in Kyustendil in the southwest of the country.

Politics » Domestic | February 12, 2017, Sunday // 10:01 | Viewed: 1778

Early Election Results Will Certainly Be Challenged, Bulgaria PM Says

Bulgaria's interim Prime Minister Ognyan Gerdzhikov said on Saturday he was confident the results of the snap election due in Marrch would be contested.

Politics » Domestic | February 12, 2017, Sunday // 06:57 | Viewed: 2105

Sofia Metro Operation Restored

The operation of Sofia metro in the section between the stations Mladost 3 and National Stadium Vasil Levski has been restored.

Politics » Domestic | February 11, 2017, Saturday // 16:51 | Viewed: 1984

Hemus Highway To Be Opened on Monday

After 9 days in which half of Bulgaria was cut off because of a tragic incident, the Hemus highway will be opened on Monday.

Politics » Domestic | February 11, 2017, Saturday // 16:36 | Viewed: 2601

Sofia Metro Not Operating in Mladost - National Stadium Section

The operation of Sofia’s metro has been halted temporarily in the section between Mladost and station at the National Stadium, reported BNR.

Politics » Domestic | February 11, 2017, Saturday // 14:46 | Viewed: 1567

Bulgaria's PM Insists on Quick Nomination of European Commissioner

Interim PM Ognyan Gerdzhikov has called for the quickest possible solution on the issue of the nomination of a Bulgarian European Commissioner so that the country does not face a difficult situation months before taking over the presidency of the Council

Politics » Domestic | February 11, 2017, Saturday // 13:15 | Viewed: 1678

Number of Migrants from Bulgaria to Western Europe Increases

In spite of the reduced migrant pressure from Turkey, Bulgaria is generating an ever greater illegal traffic of migrants to Western Europe, showed statistical data of the Interior Ministry about migrant flows since the beginning of 2017, reported BGNES.

Politics » Domestic | February 11, 2017, Saturday // 11:11 | Viewed: 2142

CEC To Announce Public Procurement Order for Renting Electronic Voting Machines

The Central Election Commission has decided to announce a public procurement order for the renting of electronic voting machines and not for the purchase of such devices.

Politics » Domestic | February 11, 2017, Saturday // 10:31 | Viewed: 1177

Bulgarian Socialists Announce Leaders of Election Tickets

Journalist Elena Yoncheva will be a BSP for Bulgaria candidate, reported Dnevnik daily.

Politics » Domestic | February 11, 2017, Saturday // 09:01 | Viewed: 1593

Court Annuls Election Commission's Decision, Referendum Still Not Mandatory

The Supreme Administrative Court has annulled the decision of the Central Election Commission (CEC) ruling that the referendum is null and void due to 12,027 missing votes.

Politics » Domestic | February 10, 2017, Friday // 16:14 | Viewed: 1408

Euro Funds for Science, Education To Be Frozen Due To Irregularities Under Kuneva's Management

Operational Programme Science and Education for Intellectual Growth may be halted and intermediate payments have been frozen temporarily.

Politics » Domestic | February 10, 2017, Friday // 14:58 | Viewed: 1409

Toplofikatsiya Sofia To Compensate Its Clients

Toplofikatsiya Sofia has announced that it will compensate all of its customers who experienced difficulties in relation to the technical fault of the central heating pipeline at Tsarigradsko shose Blvd.

Politics » Domestic | February 10, 2017, Friday // 13:42 | Viewed: 1246

Investigation Into Harmanli Riots Continues

Four months after the riots in the refugee centre in Harmanli after which over 400 foreigners were arrested and tens injured, the investigative services are still waiting for the results of expert analyses, as well as the amount of money for damages cost.

Politics » Domestic | February 10, 2017, Friday // 11:13 | Viewed: 1284

Heating Supply Restored to All Sofia Neighbourhoods

Heating supply has been restored to the neighbourhoods of Mladost – 1, 1A, 2, 3, 4, Studentski grad, Vitosha, Darvenitsa, Musagenitsa and Malinova dolina.

Politics » Domestic | February 10, 2017, Friday // 09:05 | Viewed: 1440
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