Latest News from Bulgaria
Some 3000 fewer workers from Bulgaria and Romania are presently in the United Kingdom than in end-2013, the country's Office of National Statistics has revealed.
These numbers suggest a decrease compared to the period before lifting restrictions at the end of last year, when a seven-year EU transitional period for the two countries expired.
Bulgaria's Central Electoral Commission (CEC) banned the airing on TV and in internet of a controversial video of the nationalist party Ataka.
Center-right party GERB will submit a no-confidence motion over the failed energy policy of the Bulgarian socialist-led government on Friday.
The step was announced by Boyko Borisov, former Prime Minister and leader of the party, during consultations with representatives of the right-wing formation The Reformist Bloc on energy.
A Code Yellow warning for thunder- and hailstorms was issued for Wednesday in north western and central northern Bulgaria was issued by the Meteorology Institute.
The warning regards the regions of Vidin, Motana, Vratsa, Pleven, Gabrovo, Veliko Tarnovo and Ruse.
The metorologists expect heavy rain, thunderstorms and possible hailstorms.
An interview of Novinite. com with Romania's Ambassador to Bulgaria, H.E. Anton Pacuretu, on general developments in Ukraine and on the future of Europe's Eastern Partnership, but also on bilateral relations between Bulgaria and Romania, which he clearly believes have common interests in the region.
The office of the Bulgaria without Censorship party on Lomsko Shose Blvd in Sofia was set ablaze on Tuesday night.
The front window of the party's office was broken with a stone, after which a Molotov cocktail was thrown inside, according to reports of Sega daily.
The tip-off for the fire was submitted at 3 am on Wednesday.
Bulgaria's energy watchdog DKEVR will present on Wednesday the results of the regulation audit of the three electricity distribution companies (EDCs).
The audit started in the beginning of this year and reviews the activities of EVN Bulgaria Electricity Distribution, CEZ Distribution Bulgaria and Energo-Pro Grids since 2008.
Forty percent of Bulgarians are pro-EU, while 22% would like Bulgaria to join the Russia-led Eurasian Union, shows a survey of the Alpha Research agency.
The question Alpha Research asked the respondents in the end of April was “If today was held a referendum for the joining of Bulgaria to the EU or the Eurasian Union, which would you choose?”