Rumen Radev (L), Andrej Kiska (R)

Protection of EU external borders must be uncompromising: Rumen Radev in Bratislava, update

“ With the very start of the migration crisis Bulgaria demonstrated a more reasonable conduct than many other European countries . The protection of the EU external borders should be strengthened in an uncompromising way ,” Bulgarian President Rumen..

updated on 6/19/18 6:44 PM

EUR 220 million earmarked for Bulgaria from Norwegian Financial Mechanism under Innovation Norway Program

The Norwegian Financial Mechanism under Innovation Norway Program has provided funding to Bulgaria worth EUR 200 million. Norway's Honorary Consul General in Bulgaria, Venceslava Yanchovska, who is also the head of the managing body of the..

published on 6/19/18 6:18 PM

Europe must remain open to immigrants it needs, Frans Timmermans believes

During the Conference of Parliamentary Committees for Union Affairs of Parliaments of the European U nion (COSAC) in Sofia, European Commission Vice President Frans Timmermans termed the Bulgarian EU Presidency a real success. Taking a question..

published on 6/19/18 5:26 PM

We hope to see soft Brexit: Ekaterina Zaharieva

“ Bulgaria hopes to see a soft option of Brexit ,” Bulgarian Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva told a forum focused on Great Britain leaving the European Union. “ We believe that visa-free travel should remain. It is important to keep close..

published on 6/19/18 3:34 PM

Drivers with university degrees among riskiest on road in Bulgaria

More than 90% of road accidents are the result of human error, a new report claims.  Less than 30% of the polled have been explicit they did not commit any motoring offences in 2017, explained Yana Spasova from the team that conducted the poll...

published on 6/19/18 3:03 PM

BNR leader among Bulgarians as trustworthy information provider

Measuring on a scale from 1 to 10 as per trustworthiness of information, the Bulgarian National Radio scores 7.29, a survey of the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford University has found. The analysis suggests that a mere..

published on 6/19/18 2:45 PM

Energy regulators of Bulgaria and Turkey sign cooperation agreement

Bulgaria’s Energy and Water Regulatory Commission and Turkey’s Energy Market Regulatory Authority (EMRA) signed an agreement for bilateral cooperation. The new agreement is expected to boost the development of the energy sector and the economic growth..

published on 6/19/18 1:01 PM

Commissioner Mariya Gabriel assesses highly Bulgaria's Presidency of Council of European Union

There is a high presence of women in the fields of information and communication technologies and the media in Bulgaria and this country tops the EU ranking together with Sweden, the European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society Mariya Gabriel..

published on 6/19/18 11:40 AM

Bulgaria’s President Rumen Radev visits Slovakia

On June 19 and 20 Bulgaria’s President Rumen Radev pays an official visit to Slovakia to mark the 25 th anniversary since the start of the Bulgaria-Slovakia diplomatic relations. President Radev will meet in Bratislava his Slovak counterpart Andrej..

published on 6/19/18 9:33 AM

Situation in Sofia has normalized after Monday’s heavy thunderstorm

The situation in Bulgaria’s capital Sofia has normalized after Monday’s heavy thunderstorm and torrential rain. The rainfall amount reached 50 liters per square meter in one hour only. Many underpasses, subway stations, buildings of public institutions..

published on 6/19/18 9:18 AM