Latest News from Bulgaria
The official website of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church was hacked by the Turkish organization Milli Gucler on Thursday.
The home page displays the Turkish flag and the following text: “The official website of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church is hit in response to the vandal attack on the Djumaya mosque in Plovdiv.
The net financial wealth of Bulgarian households more than tripled in the past 9 years, amounting to nearly EUR 25 B by 2013, according to data of UniCredit Group.
According to the analysis of UniCredit´s CEE Strategic Analysis department, the net financial wealth of Bulgarian households is to reach EUR 26.9 B in 2014, compared to a level of around EUR 7 B in 2004.
Six complaints from five prisoners have been united in one trial, Neshkov et al. against Bulgaria, which indicates that the Strasbourg court intends to review Bulgaria's poor prison conditions as a systemic problem, Bulgarian National Radio reported.
Bulgarian opposition party GERB has filed a complaint with the Constitutional Court over a temporary committee set up by Parliament unofficially targeting the President.
Out of GERB's 94 MPs, 71 have signed the document claiming that the committee is violates the Constitution of Bulgaria, as Dariknews.bg reports.
Predictions that workers from Bulgaria and Romania would arrive en masse in the UK after the removal of remaining work restrictions in January appeared disproved by new statistics showing the total number working in the UK had actually fallen in the last three months.
The Association of Free Syrians in Bulgaria is planning a rally in front of Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry on May 16, they said at their Facebook page.
The rally will demand “the farce, called presidential elections in the Syrian embassy” to be stopped.
Power distributors operating in Bulgaria committed 2690 infringements, as the national energy watchdog DKEVR's audit revealed Wednesday.
Czech-based CEZ and Energo-Pro and Austrian-based were also accused by DKEVR of having provided false accounts of their revenues, with the latter being "millions of BGN" more than reported, according to Dariknews.
Bulgaria's workforce was 2.22 million in March 2014, up 0.4% (8500 people) from the same month last year, the National Statistics Institute has revealed.
The biggest increase has been observed in the agricultural sector (6.6%), professional activities and research (3.1%) and information production (2.9%).