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Britain Announces July 4 Election, Signaling Potential End to Conservative Era

Britain is set to hold a national election on July 4, which polls suggest will conclude 14 years of Conservative-led governance, a period marked by significant political upheaval

World | 6 hours ago

Emergency Response in Sofia as Hailstorm Causes Flooding and Damage

A powerful storm accompanied by hail and rainfall wreaked havoc in several Sofia districts

Society » Environment | 7 hours ago

From Sofia to Burgas: Events and Celebrations Commemorating May 24th Across Bulgaria

May 24th holds profound significance for Bulgaria as it commemorates the Day of the Bulgarian Alphabet, Bulgarian Enlightenment, and Culture.

Society » Culture | 8 hours ago

Foreign Interest Surges in Bulgarian Property Market, Especially in Resorts

Real estate agents have reported a surge in property purchases by foreigners in Bulgaria's resorts and major cities like Sofia, Plovdiv, Varna, and Burgas

Business » Properties | 9 hours ago

Minimum Wage Hike on the Horizon for Bulgaria in 2025

Starting from January 1, 2025, Bulgaria aims to raise its minimum wage to at least BGN 1,080 (EUR 552), a significant increase from the current BGN 933

Business » Finance | May 22, 2024, Wednesday // 15:23

Max Launches in Bulgaria: Double the Content of HBO Max and More

Subscribers in Bulgaria now have access to Max, Warner Bros. Discovery's enhanced streaming service, which boasts a multi-genre library

Society | May 22, 2024, Wednesday // 15:01

Bulgarian Prosecutor Moves to Dissolve Controversial Nationalist Groups

The Varna District Prosecutor's Office has filed requests to dissolve the Bulgarian National Movement "Shipka" and the Bulgarian Military Union "Vasil Levski" based on the Law on Legal Entities

Politics | May 22, 2024, Wednesday // 14:34

Greek PM Cautions North Macedonia on European Path Amid Treaty Concerns

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has once again cautioned Skopje about the potential risk of international isolation due to its failure to fully implement the Prespa Agreement

World » Southeast Europe | May 22, 2024, Wednesday // 14:27

Ukraine Halts Russian Advance in Kharkiv with New American Weapons

Eleven days after the Russian offensive began in the northern part of the Kharkiv region, it has now been halted

World » Ukraine | May 22, 2024, Wednesday // 14:19

Bulgaria's Life Expectancy Rises but Lags Pre-Pandemic Levels

The National Statistical Institute (NSI) data reveals that the anticipated average life expectancy for Bulgaria's populace, projected for the period spanning 2021 to 2023, stands at 73.5 years

Society | May 22, 2024, Wednesday // 14:00

Bulgaria Reaffirms Support for Ukraine in Defense Minister's Talks

The Bulgarian Ministry of Defense has announced that Minister Atanas Zapryanov engaged in a video conference with his Ukrainian counterpart, Minister Rustem Umerov

Politics » Defense | May 22, 2024, Wednesday // 13:02

US Accuses Russia of Deploying Space Weapon

The United States has accused Russia of deploying a space weapon into orbit last week

World » Russia | May 22, 2024, Wednesday // 12:22

Norway and Ireland Move to Recognize Palestinian Statehood

Norway has announced its intention to recognize Palestine as an independent state

World | May 22, 2024, Wednesday // 12:13

Bulgarian MEP Candidate Sparks Controversy with Visit to Occupied Zaporizhzhia

Todor Angelov, a Bulgarian candidate for the European Parliament (MEP), has reportedly visited the Ukrainian Zaporizhzhia region, which is currently under Russian occupation

Politics | May 22, 2024, Wednesday // 12:03

Sofia Mayor Reveals Funding Options for Vitosha Lifts Modernization Project

Sofia Mayor Vasil Terziev revealed that the modernization of the Vitosha lifts is estimated to require between 100 and 150 million euros

Society | May 22, 2024, Wednesday // 12:00

Police Crackdown: 26 Arrested in Sofia District for Vote Buying and Other Crimes

A total of 26 individuals were apprehended during a law enforcement operation in Sofia's "Hristo Botev" district, targeting various criminal activities including vote buying

Crime | May 22, 2024, Wednesday // 11:45

Dutch Government Implements Ban on Overseas Adoptions

The Netherlands has announced a prohibition on its citizens adopting children from abroad, as stated by Minister of Legal Protection Franc Weerwind

World » EU | May 22, 2024, Wednesday // 11:22

Biden's Approval Rating Hits Record Low

The public approval rating of US President Joe Biden has reached a new low,

World | May 22, 2024, Wednesday // 11:17

Nitrogen Dioxide Pollution in Sofia Exceeds Official Limits

New year-round measurements conducted by the eco-association "Za Zemiata" (For the Earth) reveal that nitrogen dioxide pollution levels in Sofia remain consistently high

Society | May 22, 2024, Wednesday // 11:00

Iranians Mourn President Raisi in Massive Tribute Gatherin

Early this morning, tens of thousands of Iranians gathered in the heart of Tehran to bid farewell to their late President Ebrahim Raisi

World | May 22, 2024, Wednesday // 10:32

Survey Reveals GERB's Lead in Bulgarian Elections, Tight Race for Second Place

In the latest sociological study conducted by the "Trend" agency and commissioned by "24 Chasa" media, insights into the potential outcome of Bulgaria's National Assembly elections have emerged

Politics | May 22, 2024, Wednesday // 10:27
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