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Dutch Transavia To Launch Sofia-Amsterdam Flights

Dutch low-cost carrier Transavia will launch flights between Sofia and Amsterdam as of May 2017, reported the carrier’s website.

Business » Tourism | 6 hours ago

BSP Leader Ninova: Borisov's Government Prepares Ethnic Change in Bulgaria

BSP leader Korneliya Ninova has stated that the government is preparing an ethnic change in Bulgaria via the permanent placement of refugees in Bulgarian municipalities.

Politics » Domestic | 7 hours ago

Turkey Fires 87 Secret Service Employees

Turkey has fired 87 employees of the secret service due to suspected links to the failed coup on July 15.

World » Southeast Europe | 8 hours ago

Bulgarian PM Borisov Talks With Russian President Putin

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov has discussed several bi-lateral issues, including those in the energy field, in a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin requested by the Bulgarian side.

Business » Energy | 8 hours ago

Bulgaria Ranks 2nd Worldwide In Terms Of Deats Due To Air Pollution

Bulgaria ranks second in terms of deaths per capita caused by air pollution, showed data of the World Health Organisation published on Tuesday.

Society » Environment | 8 hours ago

Pioneering Maritime Archaeology in Black Sea

Pioneering Maritime Archaeology in the Black Sea

Society » Archaeology | 9 hours ago

Presidential Candidate Oresharski Sees GERB, DPS As Possible Partners

Former PM and current candidate for president Plamen Oresharski sees GERB and DPS as “possible partners” in his pre-election campaign.

Politics | September 27, 2016, Tuesday // 13:46

Bulgarian Kids Spend 80% of Time on Internet

Bulgarian kids spend 80% of their time on the Internet, showed data of the Child Protection Agency and the National Safer Internet Centre.

Politics » Domestic | September 27, 2016, Tuesday // 13:06

Plovdiv Appellate Court Confirms Ruling To Dismiss Chief City Architect Rusev

The Plovdiv Appellate Court has confirmed the ruling of the Regional court to dismiss the chief architect of the city Rumen Rusev.

Politics » Domestic | September 27, 2016, Tuesday // 12:56

Sofia Attracts Over 500,000 Tourists So Far in 2016

Sofia has attracted over half a million tourists since the beginning of 2016, stated on Tuesday Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova at the first meeting of the mayors of capitals in Central and Eastern Europe and China “16+1”.

Business » Tourism | September 27, 2016, Tuesday // 12:27

Families of Russian Deputy PM, Deputies Own Real Estate on Bulgarian Sea Coast

The families of at least 6 high-ranking politicians from the ruling party of Russian President Vladimir Putin United Russia own firms and real estate property in Bulgaria, showed research of Dnevnik daily of the Bulgarian Trade Register and the declaratio

Politics » Diplomacy | September 27, 2016, Tuesday // 12:02

Exacta Research: GERB Remains Leading Political Force

A month before the presidential elections, GERB continues to be the leading political force, showed data from a nationally representative survey of Exacta Research Group among 1,000 Bulgarians in 89 locations in the country in the period September 5-12.

Politics » Domestic | September 27, 2016, Tuesday // 11:23

CEZ Calls For Creation of Vulneravble Consumers Fund Via Stricter Sanctions For Electricity Theft

The Energy Distribution Company CEZ has called for the creation of a fund for investments and support of vulnerable consumers via an increase in the sanctions for electricity theft.

Business » Energy | September 27, 2016, Tuesday // 11:08

Bulgarian Energy, Water Regulator Proposes 2% Increase in Natural Gas Price

The Energy and Water Regulatory Commission (KEVR) will decide in an open session on Tuesday whether to raise the price of natural gas as of October 1.

Business » Energy | September 27, 2016, Tuesday // 10:36

15,105 Public Procurement Contracts Signed So Far in 2016

A total of 15,105 contracts were signed on the basis of public procurement orders since the beginning of 2016, reported the Public Procurement Portal.

Business | September 27, 2016, Tuesday // 10:04

Migrant Pressure in Bulgaria Reaches Critical Point

Migrant pressure in Bulgaria has reached a critical point, reported BGNES, citing sources at the state Agency for Refugees.

Politics » Domestic | September 27, 2016, Tuesday // 09:22

Pensioners Account For 6% of Tourism Proceeds in Bulgaria

Pensioners are merely 10% of the tourists in Bulgaria, while the EU average is 20%, reported Eurostat.

Business » Tourism | September 26, 2016, Monday // 22:13

Financial Supervision Commission Plans Increase in Taxes Paid By Non-Banking Sector

The new Chairwoman of the Financial Supervision Commission Karina Karaivanova is planning a serious increase in taxes paid by pension funds, insurers and the investment community.

Politics » Domestic | September 26, 2016, Monday // 21:42

Sofia Municipality To Pay Over BGN 700,000 for Update of City Mobility Plan

Sofia Municipality will provide over BGN 700,000 for an update of the city mobility plan adopted in 2011.

Business | September 26, 2016, Monday // 21:22

Slovakian PM Fico: Asylum Seekers Quotas Are Politically Exhausted

The quotas for the distribution of asylum seekers among the member-states of the EU are “politically exhausted”, stated Slovakian PM Robert Fico on Monday.

World » EU | September 26, 2016, Monday // 19:28

Merkel Calls For Agreements on Migrants With Tunisia, Egypt

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has stated that the EU must sign agreements on migrants with Egypt and Tunisia like the agreement already concluded with Turkey.

World » EU | September 26, 2016, Monday // 19:16