Latest News from Bulgaria

Grigor Dimitrov Progressed with One Place in the World Rankings

Grigor Dimitrov progressed with one place in the world rankings. Dimitrov, who did not take part in tournaments last week, stayed with 1300 points but was already 28th in the ATP rankings.

This week, Grigor participated in the Monte Carlo Masters Series tournament where he has been defending last year's semifinals.

He played against Berrettini at the launch in Monte Carlo

Malta held a unique celebration to mark the 120 years of Pancho Vladigerov

Bulgarian culture and education has been widely supported in the past four years in Malta by no less the H.E. Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, the President of the Republic of Malta. On 11th March 2019 H.E. President Coleiro Preca hosted a concert to mark the 120th years from the birth of the Bulgarian composer Pancho Vladigerov at her official residence at San Anton Palace.

Serbia set to issue building permits for TurkStream pipeline

Afterwards, construction works on the stretch will be officially opened, Brnabic told a press conference after the governments of Serbia and Hungary held a joint session in Subotica, northern Serbia, Tanjug is reporting.

Bulgarian TIR Trucks Blocked at the Turkish Border due to Unpaid Charges

Hundreds of TIR lorries are blocked at the border with Turkey and cannot enter Bulgaria on 15th of April. The reason is that a few days ago, the Turkish authorities introduced additional controls and collect unpaid fines and toll fees from the Bulgarian drivers at the border checkpoint, reports BNT. 

Daily Sabah: Turkey or Bulgaria: VW to Decide on New Plant

Amid many rumors over recent months, it has been reported that German automotive giant Volkswagen (VW) will decide where to build its new plant at the end of November, with Turkey and Bulgaria standing out as the two strongest candidates for the company to invest in.

ALSO Holding AG: ALSO Acquires Largest Bulgarian IT Distributor

Solytron Bulgaria, with sales of EUR110 million and a market share of over 30 per cent, is one of the leading IT distributors in Bulgaria. In acquiring the company ALSO is taking the consistent expansion of its Eastern European business further forward.

Bulgaria's Golden Ensemble in Rhythmic Triumphs in the Crowd in Sofia (Video)

Bulgaria's Rhythmic Gymnastics Ensemble won the title in the World Cup Rhythmic Gymnastics in Sofia.

Simona Dyankova, Madlen Radukanova, Laura Traats, Stephanie Kiriakova and Erika Zafirova gathered a total of 49,350 after playing their two routines and retained the first place they had settled since the first race day. Yesterday they played their 5-ball combination.

73.7% of the Population in Bulgaria Live in the Cities

At the end of 2018, 5,159,129 people lived in cities, or 73.7% of the population, and 1,840,910 people, or 26.3% - in villages, according to the National Statistical Institute (NSI).