Left-wing politics

The Bulgarian Socialist Party will Not Support the Draft Budget of the Caretaker Government

The executive bureau of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) decided that the socialists would not support the draft budget submitted by the caretaker government. This was announced at a press conference by the leader of the party, Kornelia Ninova.

Just before we cast the vote

When the pre-election period kicks off with the case of the alleged sexual abuse of a woman by SYRIZA MEP Alexis Georgoulis, nothing bodes well for the path towards the ballot box, and toxicity abounds. As the foul-smelling case of alleged criminal acts takes center stage in the political agenda, the confrontation is bound to ignite each side's baser instincts.

Rapporteur to be appointed for Georgoulis waiver

A rapporteur will be appointed on May 8 to request the waiving of the immunity of SYRIZA MEP Alexis Georgoulis, who has been accused of rape and sexual abuse.

According to Skai TV's Brussels correspondent, Georgoulis' lawyers have yet to receive the case file because this can only be done after his immunity is lifted.

SYRIZA MEP resigns from party following sexual harassment allegations

A Member of the European Parliament for SYRIZA has resigned from the main opposition party after parliamentary authorities received a request to lift his immunity as an MEP as part of an investigation into alleged sexual harassment dating back to three years ago.

Alexis Georgoulis denies the allegation.