ARCHIVE - 3 February 2013

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Bulgarian FinMin Quits if Borisov Does Not Get Reelected

Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister, Simeon Djankov, admitted he came back to the homeland from the US because of PM, Boyko Borisov.

Business » Finance | February 3, 2013, Sunday // 12:31

Bulgaria to Introduce Seasonal Electric Power Tariffs

In addition to day and night prices of electric power, Bulgaria will introduce soon a seasonal tariff.

Business » Energy | February 3, 2013, Sunday // 11:36

Emblematic Football Field to Be Blown Up in Sofia

The "A" sector of the emblematic football field "Georgi Asparuhov" in Sofia will be demolished in a controlled explosion Sunday afternoon.

Business » Properties | February 3, 2013, Sunday // 11:05


Bulgarian Workers Likely to Snub Britain, FM Says

Bulgarians would rather settle in Germany, Spain or Italy than Britain when labor restrictions are lifted at the beginning of 2014, Bulgarian Foreign Minister Nikolay Madenov has argued.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 3, 2013, Sunday // 18:54

MEPs Want Bulgarian Reaction to Immigration Hysteria in UK

Bulgaria has failed so far to state its official and firm position on the anti-Bulgarian and anti-Romanian campaign waged by Great Britain, Bulgarian MEPs say.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 3, 2013, Sunday // 13:36

Bulgarian GERB MP Faces Conflict of Interests Hearing

The Member of the Parliament from Bulgaria's ruling Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party, GERB, Vyara Petrova, is facing a hearing before the Parliamentary Committee on Conflict of Interests.

Politics » Domestic | February 3, 2013, Sunday // 14:53


Protesters Stop Felling of 200-Year-Old Tree in Sofia

Nearly 100 people gathered in Bulgarian capital Sofia's Ovcha Kupel on Sunday in an effort to rescue a 200-year-old Platanus tree from felling.

Society » Environment | February 3, 2013, Sunday // 17:01

Bulgaria Declares Code Yellow over Gusty Winds

Code yellow has been declared for twenty three Bulgarian regions Sunday over the forecast for gusty winds.

Society » Environment | February 3, 2013, Sunday // 10:10


Main Stand of Emblematic Sofia Stadium Demolished

Stand A, the main stand of the Georgi Asparuhov stadium in Bulgaria's capital Sofia, was successfully demolished on Sunday.

Sports | February 3, 2013, Sunday // 18:00


Leaked Docs Expose Bulgarian PM as Police Mafia Informant

Documents, released Sunday by the site for investigative journalism, reveal that current Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, has been recruited in the past as a secret agent of the Central Services for Combatting Organized Crime, CSBOP.

Crime | February 3, 2013, Sunday // 15:37

Sofia Mobster Shooting Was Assassination Attempt - Ex Partner

The shooting of notorious Bulgarian drug lord Zlatomir Ivanov aka The Beret in downtown Sofia on Tuesday was a downright assassination attempt, according to a former business partner of the victim.

Crime | February 3, 2013, Sunday // 15:20

Shot Bulgarian Mobster Remains in Critical Condition

Bulgarian mobster Baretata, who was shot Tuesday, is still in critical condition and undergoes blood transfusions several times a day.

Crime | February 3, 2013, Sunday // 14:12

Views on BG

EU Cash Could Stop us Going up in Smoke, Say Bulgarian Tobacco Growers

Bulgaria's Tobacco and Tobacco Products Institute, a relic of the country's Communist era, has seen better days.

Views on BG | February 3, 2013, Sunday // 12:50

Next Stop UK: Romanians & Bulgarians Are Queueing up for Handout Britain

AN army of jobless Bulgarians and out-of-work Romanians are preparing to invade Britain, The Sun can reveal today.

Views on BG | February 3, 2013, Sunday // 11:50

Row Breaks out between UK and Romania over Targeting of Migrants

Britain is embroiled in a diplomatic row with Romania after making public its plan to target its citizens with measures to limit the flow of immigrants.

Views on BG | February 3, 2013, Sunday // 10:23


Assad Says Israel Is Trying to Destabilize Syria

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has claimed that an Israeli air strike on a military research center near Damascus aimed at destabilizing his country.

World | February 3, 2013, Sunday // 19:25

Barak Hints of Israeli Involvement in Strike on Syrian Arms Complex

Israeli Defense Minister has appeared to acknowledge for the first time that Israel carried out an attack on a Syrian arms complex earlier this week.

World | February 3, 2013, Sunday // 16:25

Suicide Attack, Gunmen Kill at Least 30 in Northern Iraq

At least 30 people were killed and another 70 wounded after gunmen and a suicide bomber attacked a police complex in the city of Kirkuk in northern Iraq.

World | February 3, 2013, Sunday // 15:50
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