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ARCHIVE - 3 March 2013

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Business

Disgruntled Bulgarian Miners Ready to Stage Protest Rally

Bulgarian miners are also preparing to stage a protest rally over the threat of having the country's Thermal Power Plants, TPPs, being taken off the energy grid.

Business » Energy | March 3, 2013, Sunday // 19:00

Bulgarian Electric Co Warns of New Electric Price Hike

The outgoing government of Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party, GERB, has restricted the production of the cheapest electric power, according to the National Electric Company, NEK.

Business » Energy | March 3, 2013, Sunday // 15:53

Politics

Germany Dims Bulgaria's Schengen Hope

Germany is getting ready to block Bulgaria's Schengen membership, according to German Interior Minister Hans-Peter Friedrich.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 3, 2013, Sunday // 20:08

Bulgarian President: Liberation Day Is Eternal Source of Pride

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has addressed the nation at the official celebrations of Liberation Day Sunday evening.

Politics » Domestic | March 3, 2013, Sunday // 19:42

Siderov Reelected Bulgarian Nationalist Party Leader

Volen Siderov has been reelected leader of Bulgaria's far-right nationalist party Ataka on Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | March 3, 2013, Sunday // 17:16

Infamous Bulgarian Coalition Falls Apart

Bulgaria's short-lived, questionable coalition "For Order, Law and Justice with Mareshki" has fallen apart.

Politics » Domestic | March 3, 2013, Sunday // 16:46

Bulgaria's GERB Strips Embattled Varna Mayor of Support

Bulgaria's center-right Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party, GERB, has withdrawn its endorsement for embattled Varna Mayor, Kiril Yordanov.

Politics » Domestic | March 3, 2013, Sunday // 11:18

Society

Expats Rally in Support of Bulgarian Protests

Bulgarians in 25 cities across Europe and North America are joining Sunday the protest rallies against monopolies and political corruption, held on the country's Liberation Day from 500 years of Ottoman rule.

Society | March 3, 2013, Sunday // 18:24

Outgoing Bulgarian PM Back in Hospital with Hypertension

Outgoing Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, has been readmitted in the hospital with another hypertension crisis.

Society | March 3, 2013, Sunday // 17:39

Thousands of Bulgarians Honor Liberation Day on Shipka Peak

Thousands of Bulgarians paid homage to the Shipka National Memorial on March 3, Liberation Day.

Society | March 3, 2013, Sunday // 15:08

Protesting Bulgarians Call National Conference on March 9

Bulgarian protesters organized in a group under the name "Eagles' Bridge' have declared March 9 a day for "returning the State to the citizens.

Society | March 3, 2013, Sunday // 14:45

Protesting Bulgarians Blockade Downtown Sofia

Thousands of people have blocked traffic on the key Eagles' Bridge intersection in the Bulgarian capital Sofia in another huge protest rally against monopolies, poverty and the political model of ruling the country.

Society | March 3, 2013, Sunday // 13:57

Sofia Cancels March 3 Unveiling of Tsar Liberator Monument

The repaired monument of Tsar Osvodboditel (Liberator King) in downtown Sofia is not going to be officially unveiled on Liberation Day as previously announced.

Society | March 3, 2013, Sunday // 13:01

Varna Remains Bulgaria's 'Protest Capital'

Residents of Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Varna have staged once again a huge protest rally against monopolies and with demands for the resignation of Mayor, Kiril Yordanov.

Society | March 3, 2013, Sunday // 12:16

Bulgarians Stage Nationwide Protests on Liberation Day

Bulgarians are staging a new nationwide protest rally on Sunday, March 3, the day the country celebrates its National Holiday, marking the 135th anniversary of the Liberation from five centuries of Ottoman rule.

Society | March 3, 2013, Sunday // 10:43

Ceremonies Honor Liberation Day across Bulgaria

Bulgaria marks Sunday its national holiday, known as Liberation Day, with solemn ceremonies and a number of events across the country.

Society | March 3, 2013, Sunday // 10:22

Bulgaria Celebrates National Liberation Day

Bulgaria celebrates on March 3rd its National Holiday, marking the 135th anniversary of its Liberation from five centuries of Ottoman yoke.

Society | March 3, 2013, Sunday // 10:03

Google Celebrates Bulgaria's National Liberation Day

The starting page of the Google search engine in Bulgaria, www.google.bg, marks Sunday, March 3, Bulgaria's National Liberation Day with its logo.

Society » Culture | March 3, 2013, Sunday // 11:52

Views on BG

*Stradivarius Stolen in London Linked to Bulgarian Roma Boss

A £1.2MILLION violin nicked from a London cafe in 2010 has turned up in a police sting on a gypsy boss in Bulgaria.

Views on BG | March 3, 2013, Sunday // 14:17
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