Bulgaria: The Court left Vasil Bozhkov in Custody - He communicated with Prigozhin?

Vasil Bozhkov remains in custody permanently, the Bulgarian court decided, after the gambling boss was detained on his return to Bulgaria. During the court session, the prosecutor's office presented data on communication and joint business between Bozhkov and the leader of the private military company "Wagner" Yevgeny Prigozhin.

Bulgaria: Three Parties officially nominated the Entrepreneur Vasil Terziev for Mayor of Sofia

The IT entrepreneur Vasil Terziev will be the candidate for Mayor of Sofia of "We Continue the Change", "Democratic Bulgaria" and "Spasi Sofia" with the support of the civic initiative "Ekipat an Sofia". The goal is victory in the first round and a full majority in the Municipal Council.

Bulgaria: A Street in a New District of Varna Collapsed

A street in the rebuilt Varna district of the Monument to the Bulgarian-Soviet Friendship (the so-called "Zheraven Vrah") collapsed after an accident on the main water supply to the resorts late last night. The nearby "Vasil Levski" boulevard turned into a river, and the underpass on which the traffic diverges to "Knyaz Boris I" boulevard (the road to Golden Sands) was blocked.

Bulgarian Football Boss Under Fire Over Racist Comments

Bulgaria's Vasil Bozhikov (down) in action against France's Dimitri Payet (top) during the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifier in Sofia, Bulgaria, 7 October 2017. Photo: EPA-EFE/VASSIL DONEV

"I stand behind my words that my wish is to watch Bulgaria with Bulgarian players," Ivanov said on Wednesday after facing critical reactions in sports and social media. 

Bulgarian PM: I am Proud that our Country is the Homeland of Levski

"February 19 is one of the days when I feel most proud to be Bulgarian. We are proud that our country is the homeland of Vasil Levski", wrote Prime Minister Kiril Petkov on the official Facebook page of the Council of Ministers.

President Radev: Levski's Testaments still Awaken Minds and Shock the Conscience of Bulgarians

CEC Refused Registration for Parliamentary Elections of Former Gambling Boss Bozhkov

The Central Election Commission has refused to register the party of Dubai-based businessman with Vasil Bozhkov "Bulgarian Summer" for the November 14th parliamentary elections. Bozhkov is investigated and has multiple charges by the Bulgarian prosecution.

The decision was made on September 29 and is subject to appeal to the Supreme Administrative Court within three days.

Head of Cabinet of Caretaker Interior Minister Resigned

Elena Ficherova, head of the cabinet of Interior Minister Boyko Rashkov, has applied for dismissal, the ministry said.

"The act is motivated by the desire not to cause negatives for the political cabinet. Interior Minister Boyko Rashkov has granted the request. The order comes into force today," the statement said.

N.Macedonia Heads to Eurovison Song Contest with "Bulgarian Flag"

Vasil Garvanliev from Strumica with the song "Here I stand" will represent Northern Macedonia at this year's Eurovision edition in Rotterdam.

The Bulgarian tricolor can be seen in the video of the artist, but nowhere in the video becomes clear  that it is a singer from Northern Macedonia, according to the Skopje-based electronic edition MakPress writes.