Eurostat: Bulgaria on the Last Place in the EU in Terms of Internet Usage

In 2019, 87% of people aged 16-74 in the European Union (EU) reported they had used the internet during the previous three months. This share ranged from 98% in Sweden to 68% in Bulgaria, Eurostat data showed.

Internet use has grown rapidly over the years - in 2007 it stood at 57% and in 2013 at 75%.

Increasing flexibility among EU funds, a gov't goal, says PM Orban

One of the government's goals is to increase flexibility among the European funds, from 5 percent to 15 percent so as to be able to allocate the money to Romania's priorities from other programmes, on Wednesday said Prime Minister Ludovic Orban at a briefing at the Victoria Palace. "I said that they [the European funds for the transport infrastructure, ed.

Lykovrisi cash machine targeted by robbers

Unknown assailants blew up a bank branch ATM early Monday morning in the area of Lykovrysi, northern Athens.
Police said the heist occurred at 3.25 a.m. on Sofoklis Venizelou Avenue.
The perpetrators used dynamite to blow up the cash machine and made off with an undisclosed amount of money.
It was the fourth time that the ATM in question had been targeted in recent years.

BNR: Bulgarian Ministry of Defense Launches Drone Delivery Tender

Sources from the Bulgarian Ministry of Defense have reported that a tender for the delivery of drones for the army was announced in the last days of 2019. The value of the contract would be about 13 million euros. Invitation for participation in the contest has been sent to 24 companies from the USA, Israel, Italy, Bulgaria and other countries, BNR reported.