Food and drink

Bulgarian Farmers Will get Over EUR 2 Million to Overcome the Consequences of the Pandemic

In 2020, Bulgaria's State Fund Agriculture is to distribute over EUR 2 million under the de minimis scheme to help the Bulgarian farmers sell their fresh fruits and vegetables. The assistance is part of the measures aimed at overcoming the consequences of the state of emergency which was in place in Bulgaria due to the covornavirus pandemic.

Greece reopens cafes, island ferries

A cafe-restaurant staff stands outside as people drink coffee in Monastiraki district of Athens, on Monday.  Greece restarted regular ferry services to its islands Monday, and cafes and restaurants were also back open for business as the country accelerated efforts to salvage its tourism season. [Petros Giannakouris/AP]