Top 10 News for the Last 2 Weeks

Englishwoman Reportedly Found Dead in Bulgarian Village, Murder Suspected

The dead body of a Englishwoman has been found near her house in the village of Malomir, in Yambol Region in southeastern Bulgaria, 24 Chasa news daily reported on Friday.

Crime | July 31, 2015, Friday // 20:01

Bulgarian Customs Prevent Smuggling of 10 African Grey Parrots

Bulgarian customs officers have seized 10 African grey parrots which a Bulgarian citizen tried to bring into the country from Turkey without proper documents required under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES).

Society » Environment | July 24, 2015, Friday // 16:20

The Telegraph: British Holidaymakers Benefit from Strong Pound in Bulgaria’s Slanchev Bryag

Bulgaria’s Slanchev Bryag (Sunny Beach) is the second cheapest destination for British holidaymakers in Europe after Turkey’s Marmaris in terms of in-resort costs this summer, The Telegraph has reported.

Views on BG | July 21, 2015, Tuesday // 18:12

Bulgarian Archaeologists Discover 11th Century Rakia Distillation Vessel

Bulgarian archaeologists recently discovered an 11th century fragment of a distillation vessel used for the production of the country's traditional fruit brandy, which is known as rakia.

Society » Archaeology | July 27, 2015, Monday // 13:05

Wizz Air to Fly to Five New Destinations from Sofia from Sunday

The low-cost airline Wizz Air starts to conduct flights to five new destinations from the Bulgarian capital Sofia from Sunday.

Business | July 21, 2015, Tuesday // 12:55

Merger of Piccadilly, Carrefour Chains in Bulgaria Falls Through

A merger between Bulgarian supermarket chain Piccadilly and Carrefour’s franchisee in the country has been called off, dnevnik.

Business | July 20, 2015, Monday // 21:30

Der Spiegel: Bulgaria, Greece's New Treasury

A short trip to Bulgaria is the only thing Greeks have to do to circumvent capital controls, German weekly Der Spiegel says.

Views on BG | July 29, 2015, Wednesday // 07:52

Greek Firms Seeking to Move to Bulgaria Due to Capital Controls, Trade Group Says

Capital controls imposed in Greece three weeks ago have made 60,000 companies to submit requests to move their headquarters to neighbouring Bulgaria, the head of a Greek employers’ association has said.

World » Southeast Europe | July 20, 2015, Monday // 16:57

Piraeus 'in Talks' with NBG Group to Merge into Bulgaria's UBB

Greece-based Piraeus Bank is negotiating with the National Bank of Greece (NBG) group over a potential merger into United Bulgarian Bank, owned by NBG, media reports suggest.

Business » Finance | August 1, 2015, Saturday // 10:53

Temperatures in Bulgaria to Exceed 40 Degrees as Heat Wave Reaches Its Peak

The heat wave, which has gripped Bulgaria, is expected to reach its peak on Thursday with temperatures expected to exceed forty degrees.

Society » Environment | July 30, 2015, Thursday // 08:47