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Business

Bulgaria Worried by Slow Construction of Trakiya Highway

Bulgarian authorities are concerned with the slow construction of the country's key Trakiya highway.

Business | March 24, 2013, Sunday // 17:50

Politics

UK Mulls Fresh Curbs on Bulgarians, Romanians

New immigrants may be forced to pay to visit a GP and be banned from getting council houses for up to five years after they settle in Britain.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 24, 2013, Sunday // 11:49

Bulgarian Right-Wingers Set to Enter Coalition ahead of Elections

Right-wing party Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DSB) will take part in the upcoming snap elections together with a coalition partner, it was made clear on Sunday.

Politics » Elections 2013 | March 24, 2013, Sunday // 15:54

Bulgaria's Snap Election Campaign to Kick Off on April 12

Campaigning for the upcoming snap elections in Bulgaria will be launched on April 12, exactly 30 days prior to the election day.

Politics » Elections 2013 | March 24, 2013, Sunday // 10:46

Society

Man Attempts Self-Immolation in Front of Sofia Presidential Palace

An elderly man threatened to set himself on fire in front of the presidential palace in downtown Sofia on Sunday.

Society | March 24, 2013, Sunday // 16:42

Fire Erupts in Veliko Tarnovo Military Club

Fire erupted in the military club building in the Bulgarian city of Veliko Tarnovo early on Sunday, according to Bulgaria's Interior Ministry.

Society » Environment | March 24, 2013, Sunday // 13:27

Bulgarian Video Named Europe's Best in BBC Competition

A short video created by Marina Koleva from Bulgaria was named the best video from Europe in the BBC's competition asking "What if you had a vision of the future?".

Society » Culture | March 24, 2013, Sunday // 12:56

Sports

Danish Duo Doubtful ahead of Bulgaria Clash - Report

Two key Danish players are doubtful ahead of the crucial World Cup qualifier against Bulgaria on Tuesday, according to coach Morten Olsen.

Sports | March 24, 2013, Sunday // 15:07

Dimitrov Sets Up Clash with Murray in Miami Masters

Bulgaria's promising talent Grigor Dimitrov has reached the third round of the ATP World Tour Miami Masters.

Sports | March 24, 2013, Sunday // 10:04

Views on BG

Prime Suspect in Georgi Markov 'Umbrella Poison' Murder Tracked Down to Austria

Thirty four years on, the murder of Georgi Markov - the Bulgarian dissident poisoned by the tip of an umbrella in central London - remains one of the great unsolved mysteries of the Cold War.

Views on BG | March 24, 2013, Sunday // 14:30

World

No Signs of 3rd Party Involvement in Berezovsky Death - Police

Police say they have no evidence to suggest third-party involvement in the death of Russian tycoon Boris Berezovsky.

World | March 24, 2013, Sunday // 19:34

Syrian Opposition Leader Steps Down

Syrian opposition leader Ahmed Moaz al-Khatib has resigned from the National Coalition, his spokesman revealed on Sunday.

World | March 24, 2013, Sunday // 18:49

Cypriot President Arrives for Urgent Talks in Brussels

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades has begun a series of emergency meetings in Brussels in a last-ditch attempt to finalise a bailout.

World | March 24, 2013, Sunday // 18:21

CAR Rebels Said to Have Seized Presidential Palace

Rebels in the Central African Republic say they have seized the presidential palace after President Francois Bozize reportedly fled the capital.

World | March 24, 2013, Sunday // 17:16

Radiation Experts Find 'Nothing of Concern' in Berezovsky's House

The home of the late exiled Russian tycoon Boris Berezovsky has been given the all-clear after it was searched by police for chemical, biological and nuclear material.

World | March 24, 2013, Sunday // 14:05

Chemical Hazard Police Join Berezovsky Death Probe

Police with expertise in environments contaminated with chemical, biological and nuclear material are searching the house of the late exiled Russian tycoon Boris Berezovsky.

World | March 24, 2013, Sunday // 12:27

Controversial Russian Tycoon Berezovsky Dies at 67

Self-exiled Russian businessman and Kremlin critic Boris Berezovsky has died in his Surrey home at the age of 67, his son-in-law, Yegor Shuppe, has revealed.

World | March 24, 2013, Sunday // 11:07