New Zealand Bans Disposable Plastic Bags

More than 80 countries have already introduced similar bans, writes NOVA TV. 

New Zealand officially banned disposable plastic bags, introducing heavy fines for companies that continue to provide them.

Plastic pollution has become a growing global concern, with a million birds and more than 100,000 marine mammals injured or killed each year.

Kristalina Georgieva - the New President of the European Council?

Frans Timmermans is likely to be the new president of the European Commission, writes NOVA TV.

Unconfirmed information Kristalina Georgieva will head the European Council, and Frans Timmermans will be elected President of the European Commission. Diplomats say an agreement on the people who will take up these posts has already been reached at the Brussels summit.

New Platform For Accessing Public Information In Bulgaria Will be Available

Each applicant will be able to track the progress of the file with respect to his request, writes NOVA TV. 

,,A new platform for accessing public information for all administrations has been launched. From next week anyone can submit a question and see their answer publicly'', Krasimir Bozhanov, Director of the Modernization of Administration at the Council of Ministers said.

A State of Emergency is Declared in the Central Bulgaria's Town Kotel

In Kotel, a state of emergency is declared, Nova TV reports. The emergency was declared after the lower part of the city was flooded due to the intense rainfalls yesterday afternoon.  Approximately 80 l / m2 have fallen in less than an hour. The river bursted its banks and flooded houses and streets.