Latest News from Bulgaria

Eurostat: 53% of Scientists and Engineers in Bulgaria Are Women

In five EU Member States, the majority of scientists and engineers are women, according to Eurostat data published today for 2017.

Lithuania is ranked first, with 57% of the scientists being ladies, with 53% following Bulgaria and Latvia. In Portugal, the share is 51 per cent and in Denmark just over 50 per cent, the BNR reported.

Bulgarian President Radev has Approved Marin Raykov as Ambassador to London

President Rumen Radev has approved the appointment of former Bulgarian Prime Minister Marin Raykov as Ambassador of Bulgaria to London. From Dondukov 2 confirmed that the conciliation procedure between the presidential institution and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is over, reports Dnevnik. 

Bulgaria is the Worst in the EU Ranking on the Rule of Law for 2018

Spread of fake news is massive and Bulgarians are exposed to manipulations. Although it has been a member of the EU for more than 10 years, Bulgaria is stagnant or alternating successes and retreats in the independence of the judiciary.

The First Bio-printer in Bulgaria at the Medical University in Plovdiv

Cellink's first bio-printer in Bulgaria starts work at the Department of Medical Biology at the Medical University in Plovdiv, the school said on Monday, reports Mediapool. 

The bio-printer allows the creation of computer-controlled 3D objects by overlaying synthetic and / or biological materials in multiple layers.

Bulgaria and Britain Will Jointly Investigate the Case of Gebrev

British and Bulgarian officials will jointly investigate whether there is a link between the poisoning of Russian spy Sergei Scripal in Salisbury and Bulgarian businessman Emilian Gebrev in Sofia. This was made clear after a meeting of British Ambassador Emma Hopkins with Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov and Interior Minister Mladen Marinov.

Bulgaria Ranks 7th in Road Safety in the EU

The probability of getting into a road crash in Austria is 9 times greater than in Denmark. This is a study by the European Commission, published by the British Daily Mail.

Bulgarian PM Met with British Ambassador Emma Hopkins to Discuss the Scripal Case

Prime Minister Boyko Borissov met with British Ambassador Emma Hopkins, reported the Bulgarian National Television. 

They discussed information about the possible poisoning of businessman Emilian Gebrev and a link to the Scripal case.

Emilian Gebrev, army merchant, enters the Special Services Control Commission days after posting on British and Russian sites.

About BGN 4 million Will Cost the Repair of "St. Alexander Nevsky"

Approximately BGN 4 million will be necessary for the repair of the church "St. Alexander Nevsky ". This became clear after the third meeting of the Interdepartmental Commission for the Repair and Restoration Activities.

International Companies Awarded Bulgarian Students in Brussels

Three Bulgarian students were among the winners of the Space Tube project supported by Microsoft, Airbus and 3M. Students from several European countries, including Bulgaria, were provoked to test their knowledge and explore space, the press service of GERB said.

Bulgaria Set To Investigate Report Of Third Skripal Suspect

Bulgarian officials say they will investigate reports that a third suspect in the 2018 nerve-agent attack on a former Russian spy in Britain may have also been involved in a 2015 poisoning in Bulgaria, reports Radio Free Europe.