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Bucharest, Aug 25 /Agerpres/ - Lignite consumption in the European Union has halved in recent decades, reaching 370 million tonnes in 2018 from about 700 million tonnes in 1990, Eurostat figures show on Friday.
According to NIMH, it will be sunny and hot today, with light cloud in the afternoon mainly in mountainous areas. There will be light east-northeast wind, in the Eastern and Northern Bulgaria. The maximum temperatures will be from 32C to 37C. Atmospheric pressure is and will remain slightly higher than the average for August.
The growth of the Bulgarian economy will weaken over the next two years against the background of the expected decrease in exports and domestic consumption. This is clear from the second Economic Review for the year, prepared by the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB). "We forecast the real GDP growth rate of Bulgaria in 2019 to reach 3.7%, accelerating compared to 2018.
Last week we reported that the Greek government is enacting emergency measures to end flight delays in the country. But Greece is not the only state battling with this issue. More and more European countries seem to believe that government intervention is required as a solution to frequent flight delays. Bulgaria now joins the list.
In the last 5 years in Bulgaria, no sea cruises have been realized from our two ports Varna and Burgas, Eurostat data show the trends in the development of this type of sea tourism in the EU countries last year.
The only sea cruise departing from the port of Varna was in 2013, according to European statistics.
In relation with information of the British tabloid Mirror about two British tourists who had passed away from Legionnaires' disease after staying at a hotel in Bulgaria, the Bulgarian Ministry of Health informs that the samples for Legionnaires' disease taken from the hotel in Sunny Beach resort at the Bulgarian Black sea coast, where the British tourists were accommodated before the beginning
According to NIMH, it will be sunny and hot today, with light cloud in the afternoon mainly in mountainous areas. There will be light east-northeast wind, in the Eastern and Northern Bulgaria. The weather with maximum temperatures from 32C to 37C. Atmospheric pressure is and will remain slightly higher than the average for August.
Just over a month after the personal data of more than 5 million Bulgarians were hacked from the National Revenue Agency, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov announced that our country wanted a cybersecurity department in the new European Commission.
He added that he had demanded that European leaders keep mind Bulgaria's current digitalization plans, but that it should expand.