Latest News from Bulgaria

Bulgaria Lost 0:3 to World Champion France in Paris

The Bulgarian national football team lost to France 0: 3 in its last control within eight days. The representative team failed to offer almost anything against the reigning world champion and only the performances of goalkeeper Daniel Naumov prevented defeat.

Bulgarian PM Yanev Met Albanian Counterpart Rama

Bulgaria's caretaker Prime Minister Stefan  Yanev conferred here on Tuesday with Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama, who is visiting this country on Tuesday and Wednesday,  the Government Information Service said in a press release. 

How to Prepare for Vacation in Bulgaria?

Have you planned a trip to Bulgaria in the near future? If so, there is no time like now to start preparing. This is especially true for first-time visitors. Being fully prepared will ensure you and your companions have the best vacation experience of all time. In 2019, Bulgarian statisticians reported a population of 6.98 million, following Romania (19.4 million) and Hungary (9.8 million).

EU Court of Human Rights Rules in Favor of Minyu Staikov in Suit vs Bulgaria

Businessman Minyu Staykov has won the lawsuit vs. Bulgaria at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, BNR's Silvia Velikova reports.

The court accepted his appeal that his more than 2-year period of detention was excessive but rejected his claim for compensation.

Caretaker Foreign Minister Discussed Bulgaria’s Priority Matters with EU Ambassadors

Caretaker Foreign Minister Svetlan Stoev discussed on Monday with the ambassadors of EU Member States to Bulgaria priority matters on the Union's agenda, including the post-Covid recovery and the implementation of the Recovery and Resilience Facility, environment and climate issues, migration, and EU enlargement, the Foreign Ministry said in a press release.

CITUB Proposes 60/40 Job Retention Scheme to Become 75/100

The Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria (CITUB) proposes that the 60/40 job retention scheme (where the government pays 60 per cent of the wage bill and the employer, 40 per cent) become 75/100, CITUB Executive Secretary Asya Goneva commented for BTA on Monday ahead of this week's meeting of the National Council for Tripartite Cooperation that will focus on this measure.

Maxim Behar Re-Elected as Member of BBLF Managing Board

Bulgarian PR expert and diplomat Maxim Behar was re-elected as a member of the Management Board of the Bulgarian Business Leaders Forum (BBLF) established with the assistance of HRH Prince Charles of Wales.

Worth of Heroin Shipment Ceased in Sliven Estimated at BGN 25 M

Speaking at a briefing in Sofia on Monday, head of the specialized prosecution service, Valentina Madjarova, said that the worth of nearly 500 kilos of heroin ceased during a raid in the southern city of Sliven on June 4 is estimated at BGN 25 million. Two persons, who are Turkish nationals, were detained in the raid. The two, whom the court remanded in custody, have no criminal record.