The traditional Munich security meeting continues. This year's forum focuses on the self-assertion of the European Union, the transatlantic cooperation and the possible consequences of the new era of competition between the major world powers, reported NOVA TV.
Political leaders and experts from around the world are discussing arms control and defense co-operation.
Russia's Ambassador to Bulgaria Anatoly Makarov rejected the allegations of an expected Russian intervention in the elections in Bulgaria. Makarov commented on Monday the statement of GERB Deputy Chair Tsvetan Tsvetanov, who expressed his conviction that there would be such an interference. Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev also made a warning, reports Mediapool.
Elderly man died in a trolleybus accident on the Acad. Ivan Evstratiev Geshov", reports Darik.
According to the Ministry of the Interior, the man traveled in the trolley. At the stop of the Hygiene Center, the man went off the vehicle and fell. According to the police, the trolley driver did not assess the situation and departed earlier, NOVA reported.
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.
A report released this week exposes antisemitic rhetoric used on social media by the far-right activists behind the Lukov March in Bulgaria, a torch-lit ceremony that consists of nationalists and neo-Nazis from across Europe.
The annual February march in Sofia is held in remembrance of Gen. Hristo Lukov, a Nazi ally who sent 11,300 Jews to the Nazi death camp of Treblinka in Poland.
The Bulgarians are among the EU citizens who use the options of Internet the least, data of Eurostat shows, quoted by BNR.
Bulgaria ranks last in the EU in terms of Internet use. In 2018 only 65% of the Bulgarian citizens used Internet on a regular basis, whereas 85% of the EU citizens used Internet on a daily basis on average.
Bulgarians spent significantly more money on cultural recreation, leisure and entertainment in 2017, reported Eurostat's analysis of household spending in the EU for recreation and culture during the period in question. According to the analysis, the Bulgarians spent about 8 per cent of their total income for cultural entertainment expenses in 2017, registering 7.5 per cent in 2007.