Loreen makes history as Sweden claims seventh Eurovision victory

Sweden won the Eurovision Song Contest early Sunday, as singer Loreen beat out 25 competitors in the finale of the world's biggest live music event, hosted by Britain on behalf of war-torn Ukraine.

A previous victor in 2012, Loreen is the first woman to win the eccentric, much-loved competition twice and only the second person to do so after Johnny Logan for Ireland in the 1980s.

Eurovision fashion: Some of the contest's most iconic looks

Since 1956, the Eurovision Song Contest has provided catchy tunes, cheesy pop and bombastic anthems — but also some eye-catching fashion.

One of the most memorable competitors in Eurovision history was heavy metal band Lordi, who donned monster prosthetics and won for Finland in 2006 with "Hard Rock Hallelujah."

Bulgaria has maintained its Rating in the Latest Edition of the Wealth of Nations Index

The Wealth of Nations Index is an innovative measure of economic development created by the Warsaw Enterprise Institute. Out of 38 classified countries (EU+OECD), Bulgaria ranks 36th. This is a rise of one notch compared to the previous edition. Ireland along with Switzerland and the United States are the top 3 countries on WNI.

In 2022 the Population of Bulgaria Shrank by 34,774 People

30,181 fewer people died in Bulgaria in 2022 compared to 2021, when the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic was here. This is shown by the data of the National Statistical Institute (NSI). However, the total number of the population of Bulgaria decreased by 34,774 people in just one year and on December 31, 2022 it was 6,447 million. For every 1,000 men there are 1,080 women.