Four Industrial Zones to Be Built in Sofia

"We are creating four industrial zones. The large industrial zone will be located in the northern territories - Kremikovtsi, Novi Iskar, Vrabnitsa. This is our hope of attracting a strategic investor in our city. This was announced by Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova, who participated in a forum on "German investments in Bulgaria 1990-2017.

Mayor of Sofia: Over the Last 10 Years we have Invested over BGN 25 Million in Kremikovtsi District

Over the last 10 years we have invested over BGN 25 mln in Kremikovtsi district, said Mayor of Sofia Yordanka Fandakova, who was at the opening of a sports field in Kremikovtsi district, Focus News Agency reports.
"This is a very good sports facility with natural grass surface that must be well-maintained", Fandakova said about the newly opened stadium. 

7 Firefighter Teams are Extinguishing a Fire in Bulgaria's Steel Complex "Kremikovtsi”

7 firefighter teams are extinguishing a fire in a production hall in "Kremikovtsi". This was announced by the Ministry of Interior. The signal for the fire was submitted at 14.40 PM. The fire occurred in a production hall on the territory of "Kremikovtsi" District. There is no data for injured people.

Bulgaria Mourns Hermit Famed for Generosity

Bulgarians are mourning the loss of Dobre Dobrev, known as Dyado Dobri [grandpa Dobri] or the "Saint from Bailovo", who passed away on Tuesday at 103 years of age.

An iconic figure, well-known and loved by several generations of Sofians, he also was the largest single benefactor to the city's St Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and a symbol of selflessness and hope. 

European Human Rights Court Asks Bulgaria to Stop Demolition of Illegal Houses in Garmen

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has asked the Bulgarian government to stop the demolition of illegal dwellings in the Roma neighbourhood of the village of Garmen until housing has not been provided for the vulnerable families.

Illegal Roma Buildings in Bulgaria's Garmen 'Remain Intact'

Roma people in the Bulgarian village of Garmen have not yet started to remove buildings erected illegally in the Kremikovtsi neighborhood,  officials say.

According to the Ministry of Regional Development, all buildings have remained intact since mid-May when tensions started to build up in the southwestern Bulgarian village.

Bulgaria Police Arrest 30 after Second Night of Bulgaria-Roma Protests

At least 30 people have been detained in Bulgaria's capital Sofia after the second night of protests that began Saturday evening over loud music played in the Orlandovtsi neighborhood.

Police say the main goal of security forces now is to prevent further incidents, apart from boosting security in a neighborhood that has been recently marked by Bulgaria-Roma tensions.