Latest News from Bulgaria

Galloping Inflation Puts at Risk Many Bulgarian Households

С The leapin prices in Bulgaria is already noticeable with a naked eye, and the Confedertion of Independent Trsde Uniond in Bulgaria (CIYUB) predicts that the increase in electricity costs will exceed the the parameters of the socially bearable price. This is expected to affect the businesses as well as all other products.

EU Green Deal Jeopardizes Energy Generaion in Bulgaria

Under the EU Green Deal, of which Bulgaria is part, the use of coal in energy industry is to be done away with by 2030. The target is  net carbon emissions to be reduced by 55%.

Bulgaria should Ramp up Vaccination Rollout to Curb Covid-19 Spread

The coronavirus pandemic in Bulgaria could end when the level of 40,000 vaccinations per day is reached, mathematician Prof. Nikolay Vitanov has said. He told the Bulgarian National Radio that currently one-third of the infected people go through the disease without symptoms, without seeking medical help and they do not enter the official statistics.

Weather Today: Variable Clouds With Chance of Rain in the Evening

Today there will be variable clouds, over many areas decreasing more often to sunny. This was announced for FOCUS News Agency by the weather forecaster on duty Evgenia Egova from the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology (NIMH).

COVID-19 in Bulgaria: 2,360 New Cases, 138 People Died Last 24h

484,546 are the total confirmed cases of coronavirus in Bulgaria. This is shown by data from the National Information System. The new cases for the past 24 are 2,360. 39 728 are the active cases in the country. During the past 24hrs, 24,719 tests have been performed, bringing them to a total of 4,627,161.

'Fancy women' push pedals to mark car-free day

Thousands of women pushed pedals across the world as part of a global-scale campaign to give more visibility to women in society and to demand cycle-friendly cities.

Petkov and Vassilev's Project Garners Public Support before Elections

A Trend survey commissioned by the 24 Chasa newspaper, dedicated to the attitudes of Bulgarians towards the main political forces in the country, shows that the political formation headed by former caretaker ministers Kiril Petkov and Asen Vassilev currently has the support of 9 per cent of voters, while GERB is regaining its leading position with a significant lead.

EU Enlargement Commissioner Arrives in Sofia to Discuss North Macedonia Accession Talks

EU Enlargement Commissioner Oliver Varhelyi will visit Bulgaria tomorrow, September 21, the BNR correspondent in Brussels Angelina Piskova has reported, citing the European Commission. 

 Meetings of the European Commissioner with President Rumen Radev and the Minister of Foreign Affairs Svetlan Stoev are planned. 

Bulgaria Ranks 85th in Digital Quality of Life Globally

 Bulgaria ranked 85th, according to a study assessing the digital quality of life worldwide. This year the survey covers 90% of the world's population and rtes110 countries, looking at five main pillars of digital life: accessibility and quality of the Internet, e-infrastructure, e-security and e-government, according to BGNES