Greece comes second in Blue Flag program for clean beaches
Greek beaches have been awarded 408 Blue Flags for excellent water quality, putting the country in second place out of 51 countries after Spain, according to the Blue Flag program which is managed by the Copenhagen-based Foundation for Environmental Education.
Subotica Synagogue among Europe's 7 most endangered
VIENNA - The Subotica Synagogue has been included in the list of seven most endangered monuments in Europe, the leading European organisation for heritage protection Europa Nostra released.
Serbian kayak duo claim silver in Milan
MILAN - Simo Boltic and Vladimir Torubanov of Serbia have won the silver medal in K2 500 at the 2014 ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup in Milan.
Boltic and Torubanov finished the Sunday race in 1:29.093, just 0.20 seconds behind Tibor Hufnagel and Gergely Boros of Hungary.
Portugal's Fernando Pimenta and Emanuel Silva took the bronze, completing the race in 1:29.153.
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Private sector deposits in Cyprus banks tick up in March
Private-sector deposits in Cypriot banks rose slightly in March, the first monthly increase since November, while deposits in other southern European countries hit by the eurozone debt crisis remained relatively stable, ECB data showed.
Greeks are the EU's unhappiest workers, report finds
Greece is the only country among the European Union's 28 members states where fewer than half of its workers claim to be dissatisfied with working conditions, a poll published by Eurobarometer on Thursday has found.
Bulgaria Has Second Highest Growth of New Car Sales in Q1
Bulgaria posts the second highest growth of new car sales in Q1 2014, shows data of the Brussels-based European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA).
First is Portugal with a 40.5% growth, while in Bulgaria were sold 4619 new cars, or by 30.4%.
The number of new car sales in EU continues its upward trend for a seventh consecutive month.
56% of Bulgarians Say Religion Has a Positive Role in Society
Fifty-six percent of Bulgarians think religion has a positive role in the society, shows a global survey of Gallup International.
Twelve percent say the contrary.
A global average of 59% of respondent have a positive opinion about the role of religion.
Some 250 Thousand Unemployed Bulgarians Not Seeking Work – Eurostat
Some 253 thousand Bulgarians are unemployed, and are not actively seeking for a job, according to Eurostat latest data on potential additional labor force in the EU.
Bulgaria Drops to 73rd in FIFA Ranks
Bulgaria's national football team dropped 6 places in the FIFA World Ranking and is now in 73rd position.
The reason behind this fall is none other than the lack of competitive matches over the past month. Bulgaria's only official fixture in 2014 was a 2:1 friendly win over Belarus in a friendly on March 5.
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Over 60% Of Bulgarians Have Never Been To Another EU Country
The Bulgarians have travelled the least in other EU countries, compared to the other Europeans, shows an Eurobarometer survey.
It was done in the end of January 2014 and in it took part 27 739 citizens of EU countries.