The Council of Ministers has passed a report of the Ministry of Finance for the first six months of 2017 which posts a budget surplus to the tune of 1.745 billion leva/892 million euro/. Fifty-two percent of tax revenues planned for this year have been collected. At the end of June the size of the fiscal reserve was 13.2 billion leva /6.7 billion euro/.
The European Commission has approved the Bulgarian programme against double standards in food amounting to EUR 1.3 million, MEP Emil Radev announced at an extraordinary briefing. The programme envisages assistance to consumer organizations during tests..
A ten-year-old Bulgarian child was shot in an accident in the Italian city of Seminara, Calabria, the Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced. According to data of the Bulgarian Embassy in Rome, the child is in stable condition. It was injured..
No Bulgarian citizens have been reported injured during the Sunday’s shooting in the Greektown in Toronto (Canada), the Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced. One person died and over ten people were wounded in the mass shooting. The..