Latest News from Bulgaria

Mostly Sunny Weather, Maximum Temperatures Between 26C and 31C

It will be mostly sunny today with occasional cloudy skies -  in the morning in some lowlands, the visibility will be reduced. This is the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology (NIMH) weather forecast.

Scattered showers are only expected in some mountainous areas. 

Crisis for Young Doctors in Bulgaria, in only 5 Years 98% of of Family Doctors Will Be over 50

Every second doctor is over 51 years old. The data is from the Bulgarian Medical Association. Over 60% of the people in white aprons advance to the "third age" column quickly and safely. A quarter of the doctors are already in retirement age. The National Association of General Practitioners estimates that only in 5 years, 98 percent of family doctors will be over 50.

Bulgaria Is One of the Leaders in the EU in Death Cases Which Could Have Been Prevented

Bulgaria is at the forefront and at the end of two new charts by Eurostat and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development on premature death in the European Union. This is a published report of the European Statistical Office. These are deaths that have occurred but were preventable.

Volkswagen Neglects Bulgaria because Erdogan Decides to Hinder the Tax Rates

Turkey is increasingly confident that German carmaker Volkswagen will build its plant in the country after an "extremely positive" meeting between top company official and Turkish President Recep Erdogan, Turkey's Sabah writes today, citing three of its own the source.

Russian gas exports to Greece in decline

Russian gas exports to Turkey, Greece and seven other Southeast European nations fell by more than a quarter in the first half of 2019 as cheaper liquefied natural gas (LNG) and new Azeri supplies helped the region reduce reliance on Russia.

Bulgaria Hands Terror Suspect over to Turkey

Bulgaria on Saturday handed a terror suspect over to Turkey after arresting the individual who tried to illegally cross into the country, reports AA. 

The suspect, identified by the initials B.G., 40, was arrested by Bulgarian security forces while illegally crossing the border, according to a security source, who asked not to be named due to restrictions on speaking to the media.

England 4-0 Bulgaria, Third Consecutive Defeat for Manager Balakov

Bulgaria's national team recorded a 0-4 loss to England in Wembley's European qualification. The Tricolors can definitely regret the big defeat after allowing several easy goals to Harry Kane. The Three Lions captain was distinguished by his hat trick and an assist.

307th Marine Battalion, decorated by Chief of Naval Forces General Staff

Chief of the Naval Forces General Staff (SMFN), Vice Admiral Alexandru Mirsu, on Saturday, decorated the 307th Marine Battalion with the Naval Forces Emblem of Honor in appreciation for the manner in which they performed their missions.

Bulgaria hands over terror suspect to Turkey

Bulgaria on Sept. 7 handed a terror suspect over to Turkey after detaining the individual who tried to illegally cross into the country.

Citizens and Institutions Laid Wreaths and Flowers at Memorial Tomb of Alexander I of Battenberg

Citizens and institutions have laid wreaths and flowers at the Memorial Tomb of Alexander I of Battenberg on this 6 September to mark the 134th anniversary of the reunification of Bulgaria, FOCUS News Agency reports.
Wreaths were laid by hundreds of citizens, Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova, Sofia mayoral candidate Maya Manolova and MPs.