Today we mark the International Day of Happiness, declared by a resolution of the UN General Assembly, which determines pursuit of happiness and well-being as fundamental goals of humanity.
According to a UN report for the period 2013-2015 the happiest country was Denmark, followed by Switzerland and Iceland. In a similar ranking, compiled by a British research center using a different methodology, among the happiest countries are Costa Rica, Mexico and Colombia.
A study of the Institute for the Study of the Population at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences has found out that despite the fact Bulgarians are extremely dissatisfied with their way of life, they manage to stay happy because they do not associate happiness with wealth, but mainly with health, good relationships, love, and other pleasurable sensations.
Bulgaria has received permission from the European Commission for the supplies of Russian gas to the Balkan gas distribution center, the Ministry of Energy has told the BNR. In a letter signed by EU Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy Miguel..
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has promised Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico to spread technical guidance on how regulators can fine producers whose products of the same brand are of different quality in Eastern and Western..
In the Bulgarian city of Plovdiv police officers have detained 47 illegal migrants, including 16 children, spokesperson of the Plovdiv police Directorate, Anelia Vlahkinova, has reported. The migrants were spotted at 4.00 am today on the road..