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Bulgaria’s First Lady Hospitalized with Cerebral Aneurysm

President Radev’s wife Desislava Radeva was admitted to hospital with an aneurysm.

Politics » Domestic | 4 hours ago | Viewed: 989

President Radev Convenes First Session of New National Assembly on April 15

The first sitting of the newly elected 45th National Assembly will take place on Thursday (April 15th).

Politics | 7 hours ago | Viewed: 995

Sensational Prognosis: President Radev Will Disband New Parliament on 13 May

The plenary hall of the new parliament may well be empty again after May 13.

Politics » Elections | 7 hours ago | Viewed: 839

Bulgaria: State Gazette Published Official Vote Results, 45th National Assembly’s First Session Scheduled for April 15

The decisions of the Central Election Commission (CEC) announcing the results of the vote, the allocation of seats in the 45th National Assembly and the names of elected MPs are published in today's 30th issue of the State Gazette.

Politics » Elections | 8 hours ago | Viewed: 981

Bulgaria: GERB Will Propose Its Government Despite Slim Chances for Support

GERB party will put forward a government despite the small chances that it will be supported, announced at a briefing at the party's headquarters, Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev shortly before 1 p.

Politics | April 12, 2021, Monday // 15:53 | Viewed: 1953

Putin Refuses to Talk to Zelenski as Tensions Between Russia and Ukraine Mount

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has not yet been able to speak to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to discuss the escalating conflict in eastern Ukraine despite lodging a request to do so, Zelenskiy's spokeswoman said on Monday.

Politics | April 12, 2021, Monday // 15:40 | Viewed: 1528

Bulgaria: Everyone Love Slavi Now, But What He Is Up To?

When the wheel of post-election roulette stopped spinning instead of a fragmented and impossible-to-assemble cabinet, the second week after the vote strted with a dangerously clean horizon.

Politics | April 12, 2021, Monday // 15:31 | Viewed: 2015

UK in Peril as Divisions between Four Nations Deepen - Guardian

The pandemic has seeded the idea of a prime minister “who speaks for England alone” as relations between the four nations of the UK deteriorate amid “deep-rooted complacency”, a senior former civil servant has warned.

Politics | April 12, 2021, Monday // 12:09 | Viewed: 1735

Bulgaria: Slavi Trifonov Quarantined, Tested Positive for Covid-19 – Deputy Leader of There Is Such a People

A deputy leader of the party formed around cable television presenter Slavi Trifonov, whose actions now are crucial to whether or not a new government of Bulgaria is formed, claimed on April 10 that Trifonov had tested positive for Covid-19 and was in qua

Politics | April 12, 2021, Monday // 10:23 | Viewed: 1796

Bulgaria: Anti-Covid Measures Lifted, Indoor Restaurants Open, Children Return to School

As of today, the dining facilities and entertainment venues are allowed to welcome their customers in their indoor areas at a capacity of 50% and opening hours until 11:00 p.

Politics » Domestic | April 12, 2021, Monday // 09:43 | Viewed: 3110

Bulgaria: Movement for Rights and Freedoms Will Not Take Part in New Government, Will Support Cabinet Proposed by New Parties

The Movement for Rights and Freedoms will not support a government of the election losers - GERB and BSP, but is ready to support a cabinet of the new parties in the next parliament without participating in it, the leader of the Movement Mustafa Karadayi

Politics » Elections | April 9, 2021, Friday // 16:18 | Viewed: 3672

‘Sofa-gate’ Brings More Headaches for EU

The protocol scandal that overshadowed the EU leaders’ recent visit to Turkey keeps unfolding, raising questions about Council President Charles Michel’s reaction, but also about the EU’s consistency in asking Ankara to adhere to the Istanbul Convention.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 9, 2021, Friday // 14:07 | Viewed: 3220

VMRO Claim Multiple Irregularities, Seeks Annulment of Vote Results in Turkey

The nationalist VMRO party is seeking annulment of results of voting in Turkey for a new Bulgarian parliament.

Politics » Elections | April 9, 2021, Friday // 13:49 | Viewed: 2443

Housing Prices in Bulgaria Soared by 30 Percent over Decade – Eurostat

Housing prices in Bulgaria have risen by more than 30% since 2010.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 9, 2021, Friday // 13:39 | Viewed: 3581

MEP Elena Yoncheva Under Fire for Alleged Money Laundering

The Anti-Corruption Commission for Illegal Assets Forfeiture (ACCIAF) has filed a claim in court for the confiscation of BGN 158,000 from MEP Elena Yoncheva.

Politics | April 9, 2021, Friday // 13:02 | Viewed: 3264

Bulgaria: CEC Removes Boyko Borissov, Six Others from Elected MPs List

The Central Election Commission on April 8 removed six people from the Movement for Rights and Freedoms and two from the GERB-​​UDF coalition from the list of elected MPs upon receipt of their requests.

Politics » Elections | April 9, 2021, Friday // 11:30 | Viewed: 3092

Violence Escalates in Belfast, Police Use Water Cannons to Quell Tide

There was further unrest and violence in Belfast on Thursday night as nationalist and loyalist youths clashed at interfaces in the west of the city.

Politics | April 9, 2021, Friday // 11:12 | Viewed: 2134

Bulgaria: Distribution of Seats in 45th National Assembly – Update

According to the final allocation of seats in the 45th Parliament, announced by the CEC, GERB will have 75 Members of Parliament, "There is such a people" - 51, BSP - 43, MRF - 30, Democratic Bulgaria - 27, "Stand up! Mafiosi out!" - 14.

Politics » Elections | April 9, 2021, Friday // 09:50 | Viewed: 2722

Bulgaria: Anti-Epidemic Measures Eased – Health Minister

Health Minister Kostadin Angelov issued an order regulating the anti-epidemic measures in Bulgaria for the period April 12 - 30, the Health Ministry press centre informed on Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | April 9, 2021, Friday // 09:26 | Viewed: 5576

Ukraine’s President Goes to Donbass as Russia Builds up Troops on Common Border

President Volodymyr Zelenskiy will visit eastern Ukraine on Thursday to assess the situation in the region following a rise in tension with Russia over a long-running conflict.

Politics | April 8, 2021, Thursday // 14:42 | Viewed: 2348

Bulgaria: Non-Food Retail Chains Resume Work after Threat to Stage Protests

Under the threat of a possible protest issued by non-food hypermarkets  yesterday, the authorities decided to open them.

Politics » Domestic | April 8, 2021, Thursday // 13:10 | Viewed: 3255
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