Party of European Socialists

EU Socialists' Leader Stanishev Meeting Jeremy Corbyn Saturday

Sergey Stanishev, head the Party of European Socialists (PES), is to meet with the UK Labour party's leader Jeremy Corbyn over the weekend.

Stanishev is going to London as part of a PES delegation for Labour's Annual Conference taking place between September 27 and 30, Bulgarian newspapers report, citing the PES press office.  

'Socialist Beer' Adds Appeal to Traditional Buzludzha Fest

A "Socialist Beer" is being featured at the traditional Mount Buzludzha fest held by Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) members, activists, followers and sympathizers this Sunday.

The year 2014 is the 124th anniversary since the BSP was set up. Private national bTV station reports that the beer, brewed specially for the socialist party, is available for just BGN 1.20 (EUR 0.60).

Key Bulgarian Opposition Official Quitting Party

Strahil Angelov, a former lawmaker and now deputy head of one of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP)'s local organizations in the capital Sofia, is leading the party.

Along with two other BSP members, Iskra Neycheva and Bozhidar Petrov, Angelov is quitting due to the lack of development within the party which, in his words, is failing to move forward in a constantly changing world.

Macedonian Opposition Leader Zoran Zaev to Visit Bulgaria Friday - SDSM

The leader of Macedonia's opposition Social Democrats Zoran Zaev will pay one-day visit to neighbouring Bulgaria on Friday, the party has announced.

Zaev is expected to meet high-ranking Bulgarian officials as well as leaders of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), according to the announcement posted on the website of the Social Democratic Union of Macedonia (SDSM) on Thursday.

Sofia City Prosecutor's Office Requests Restart of Trial against Ex PM Stanishev

The Sofia City Prosecutor's Office has submitted to the Sofia City Court a motion for restarting the suspended administrative-criminal proceedings against Sergei Stanishev, former Bulgarian Prime Minister and current MEP and leader of the Party of European Socialists (PES).

Bulgaria's Stanishev to Face 71-Year-Old Candidate for 2nd PES Term

MEP Sergey Stanishev, who heads the Party of European Socialists (PES), is now officially running for a second term, a recent post on Facebook has suggested.

Stanishev has used his profile to remind that he will take part in the election that is to be held in Budapest on June 12-13, at a congress of his party.

Bulgarian Socialist Party Holds Congress Prior to Local Elections

The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) will hold its 48th National Congress at the National Palace of Culture on Sunday, starting at 10 am.

The socialists have gathered for a debate under the slogan ''It's time for justice''. After a series of poor results on local, parliamentary and presidential elections, the party members will be discussing the upcoming changes of the code of BSP.