"This law protects corruption."Kornelia Ninova, leader of the BSP, on the government's new anticorruption legislation
Ten years into its EU membership and after millions of leva spent on infrastructure projects, some of which needed to be made over, owing to poor workmanship, a few days after they had been inaugurated, Bulgaria succeeded in setting up…
Off-limits to mortals under Communism as it was within the barbed-wire confines of a government hunting lodge this Thracian sanctuary has in recent years become something of a local tourism hit. It is not difficult to see why. Like other…
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The residents of Bulgaria's largest city usually complain when the first snow of the year falls. Traffic is murder, they claim, and the city council never sweeps the streets properly. But snow here can be magical as it envelopes everything…
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As Bulgaria, a member of the EU since 2007, braces up to take over its first ever rotating presidency of the union, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has warned: "There are members of parliament who are involved in drugs trafficking, there…
"People with power control the channels for human traffic."Elena Yoncheva, former TV journalist, now an MP from the BSP
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"This is the Great Wall of Bulgaria."Deputy Prime Minister Valery Simeonov, on completing the fence on the border with Turkey, in June
Dolmens are not a Bulgarian speciality as they can be seen in many other places in Europe from Turkey and Greece all the way to Ireland. But what makes the ones found in today's Bulgaria intriguing is that they are…
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