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Roma People Start Demolishing Illegal Residences Themselves

After they had been given an hour to leave their illegal residential buildings, Roma people in Garmen started demolishing their houses by themselves.

Politics » Domestic | June 29, 2015, Monday // 11:59 | Viewed: 1758

Bulgaria Spent BGN 1.5 B to Boost Employment by 2% in 2003-2011

Subsidized job creation is costly and inefficient, according to a survey of Bulgaria’s Ministry of Labor and Social Policy on the impact of the government money spent on boosting employment rates.

Politics » Domestic | June 29, 2015, Monday // 11:08 | Viewed: 1636

Demolition of Illegal Roma Buildings to Begin in Bulgaria's Garmen

The demolition of the first four illegal buildings in the Roma neighbourhood of the Bulgarian village of Garmen should begin on Monday.

Politics » Domestic | June 29, 2015, Monday // 08:34 | Viewed: 2199

Small Bulgarian Municipalities to Be Included in Special Investment Program for Lagging Regions

A set of draft amendments to Bulgaria’s Regional Development Act envisages targeted support for lagging regions.

Politics » Domestic | June 25, 2015, Thursday // 12:48 | Viewed: 1565

One Dead after Bulgaria Mine Collapse

A worker has died after the Erma Reka mine collapsed in Southern Bulgaria, the public broadcaster BNT reports.

Politics » Domestic | June 25, 2015, Thursday // 12:05 | Viewed: 1621

Bulgaria's Supreme Judicial Council to Elect Sofia City Court Chair

The Bulgarian Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) will elect on Wednesday the chair of Sofia City Court (SGS) as the titular position has been vacant since February.

Politics » Domestic | June 24, 2015, Wednesday // 11:59 | Viewed: 4355

Bulgaria's Justice Ministry Cutting 700 Staff to Slash Spending

The Bulgarian government is due to adopt Wednesday a document which cuts the Justice Ministry's staff by 632, local media outlets report.

Politics » Domestic | June 24, 2015, Wednesday // 10:54 | Viewed: 3805

Bulgarian MPs Move Towards Easing Requirements for Initiating Referendums

Members of the parliamentary Legal Affairs Committee adopted on Tuesday amendments to the Referenda Act lowering the number of citizens' signatures required for initiating them.

Politics » Domestic | June 24, 2015, Wednesday // 07:52 | Viewed: 3779

Bulgaria's Fmr President Urges Talks on Ethnic Tensions

Bulgarian President (2002-2012) Georgi Parvanov has called on his successor Rosen Plevneliev to trigger a national security council meeting over the developments related to Bulgaria-Roma tensions.

Politics » Domestic | June 23, 2015, Tuesday // 18:02 | Viewed: 3908

Botevgrad Mayor Makes Statement Following Corruption Suspicions

''My main salary is BGN 2,400 and when the bonuses are added it goes up to BGN 2,800,'' stated Botevgrad mayor Georgi Georgiev in an interview for bTV Tuesday morning.

Politics » Domestic | June 23, 2015, Tuesday // 11:23 | Viewed: 3753

Bulgaria’s Deputy Interior Minister: Number of Human Smugglers Went Up in 2014

Bulgaria’s Deputy Interior Minister Tsvyatko Georgiev has drawn attention to an increase in the number of human smugglers in 2014.

Politics » Domestic | June 23, 2015, Tuesday // 11:00 | Viewed: 3710

Bulgarian Prison Guards Stage Protest

Bulgarian prison guards will be preparing for a protest on account of the intentions of the Justice ministry to reduce the workforce by 10%.

Politics » Domestic | June 23, 2015, Tuesday // 09:05 | Viewed: 1489

Bulgarian PM Boiko Borisov Believes Smuggling, Corruption are Equally Harmful

Bulgarian Prime Minister put an equality sign between the terms corruption and smuggling.

Politics » Domestic | June 22, 2015, Monday // 15:34 | Viewed: 1753

Botevgrad Mayor Interrogated on Corruption Case

The Botevgrad Mayor Georgi Georgiev has been taken for interrogation at the local Prosecutor's Office earlier on Monday morning.

Politics » Domestic | June 22, 2015, Monday // 14:49 | Viewed: 1695

Municipal Council in Bulgaria's Pavel Banya Terminated from Service

The service in office of the entire Municipal Council in Pavel Banya has been terminated.

Politics » Domestic | June 22, 2015, Monday // 13:56 | Viewed: 1718

Bulgaria's Energy Watchdog to Decide on Power Prices by Friday

Energy regulator KEVR's head Ivan Ivanov has said the watchdog is to decide by Friday whether or not to postpone a much disputed electricity price hike.

Politics » Domestic | June 22, 2015, Monday // 13:03 | Viewed: 1681

Drugs, Smuggling, Prostitution Were 0.28% of Bulgaria's GDP in 2013

The turnover from illegal activities as drugs production and placement, alcohol and cigarettes smuggling, and prostitution is at BGN 225 M (EUR 112.

Politics » Domestic | June 22, 2015, Monday // 12:53 | Viewed: 2064

Botevgrad Mayor Not Indicted, Prosecutors Say

No charges have yet been pressed against Georgi Georgiev, mayor of the town of Botevgrad in Northwestern Bulgaria, the Sofia District Prosecutor's Office has said.

Politics » Domestic | June 22, 2015, Monday // 12:29 | Viewed: 1560

Mayor of Bulgaria's Botevgrad Arrested

Bulgarian police arrested Georgi Georgiev, Mayor of the town of Botevgrad on Monday morning, media reports say.

Politics » Domestic | June 22, 2015, Monday // 10:24 | Viewed: 1861

Bulgaria Gov't Coalition Partner Backs Majority Voting System

ABV leader Georgi Parvanov has said his party would support the proposal of an opposition force under which Bulgarians citizens should have a say on the introduction of a majority system.

Politics » Domestic | June 22, 2015, Monday // 09:32 | Viewed: 1713

Bulgaria's Supreme Court of Cassation Revokes Former IntMin's Sentence

The 4-year sentence given to Bulgaria's former Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov has now been revoked by the Bulgarian Supreme Court of Cassation.

Politics » Domestic | June 19, 2015, Friday // 14:00 | Viewed: 5156