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Holidays in Europe: Why visit the Bulgarian Riviera at low prices

Each week, our holiday hero, Neil Simpson, takes an in-depth look at a brilliant holiday topic, doing all the groundwork so you don’t have to. This week: bargains on the Bulgarian Riviera. For a vacation that ticks the boxes of low prices and short transfers, plus a series of day trips that include mud baths […]

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The Gambling Landscape in Bulgaria – Novinite.com

Bulgaria is a beautiful country, and every year its resorts are visited by millions of tourists. We go there for the warm beaches, the high and comfortable hotels, the prestigious shops and the casinos. Thus, Bulgaria has a developed gambling industry. Bulgaria in gambling industry regulation is a real phenomenon, and it is qualitatively different […]

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“In Romania and Bulgaria, there is this mentality that trains are to be avoided”

Whisper it, but in parts of Central and Eastern Europe train services are improving, according to self-proclaimed train geek Andy Brabin, who currently travels on every passenger rail route in Europe. As for the toilets on board, that is often another matter. Few people are as qualified to speak about the current state of railways […]

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Ghana and Bulgaria commemorate 60 years of diplomatic relations

Honorary Consul Nicolas van Staalduinen, Ambassador Yanko Yordanov and President Akufo-Addo The Republic of Ghana and the Republic of Bulgaria have a long-standing relationship that dates back to the early 1960s under the presidency of Ghana’s first President, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah. Indeed, the cordial relationship that was established during the period has blossomed over the […]

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Bulgaria posts new record of 12,399 daily COVID infections

A patient recovering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is pictured at the intensive care unit (ICU) of the Lozenetz hospital in Sofia, Bulgaria January 24, 2022. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SOFIA, Jan 26 (Reuters) – Bulgaria reported a record 12,399 coronavirus infections in a single day on Wednesday, […]

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Covid-19: More schoolchildren in Bulgaria switch to distance learning

In two other district capitals – Yambol and Sliven, and in eight other municipalities, pupils from the fifth to the final year are following distance learning until the end of the week, the Bulgarian Ministry of Education announced on January 24. The measure is also being taken for school students in the towns of Straldzha […]

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Bulgarian capital and other districts set to step up measures as Covid-19 morbidity worsens

In a context of continuous worsening of the Covid-19 morbidity rate, the regional health inspectorate of the Bulgarian capital Sofia should reinforce the restrictive measures, in particular concerning restaurants and other public places. Chief state health inspector Angel Kunchev said on January 20 that the order from the Sofia regional health inspectorate would be issued […]

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Ancient Greek heritage discovered on the Black Sea coast in Bulgaria

Ancient ruins in Sozopol, Bulgaria. Credit: Mr. No/Wikimedia Commons/CC BY 3.0 Ancient Greek heritage from six centuries BC has been uncovered by archaeologists exploring the ancient Hellenic colony of Apollonia Pontica in modern Bulgaria. According to the Archeology in Bulgaria news site, the excavations unearthed the well-preserved remains of a dwelling as well as artifacts, […]

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Bulgarian Morningside Hill invests 1 million euros in Fidelitas Lab

SOFIA (Bulgaria), January 19 (SeeNews) – Bulgarian venture capital fund Morningside Hill has invested approximately 1 million euros ($1.13 million) in local Fidelitas Lab, the operator of an independent laboratory for grains and oilseeds, Sofia-based media reported on Wednesday. The investment will allow the company to expand the scope and capabilities of the laboratory through […]

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Calendar of events in Bulgaria January 18

SOFIA (Bulgaria), January 18 (SeeNews) – Below is a calendar of corporate, economic and political events taking place in Bulgaria or related to Bulgaria until January 31. Tuesday 18 January – Sofia: Bulgarian investment company HR Capital makes its debut on the BEAM market of the Bulgarian Stock Exchange (BSE); Tuesday 18 January – Sofia: […]

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Bulgarian company HR Capital trades on the Sofia Stock Exchange

SOFIA (Bulgaria), January 18 (SeeNews) – Bulgarian investment company HR Capital [BUL:HRC] debuted on the BEAM SME growth market of the Bulgarian Stock Exchange (BSE) after a successful initial public offering (IPO) in December, the exchange said on Tuesday. As of 3:05 p.m. CET, shares of HR Capital were trading up 11.57% at 6.75 levs, […]

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Bulgarian Petkov meets Kovachevski in Skopje: ‘First step forward in a new chapter’

Cordial tone reigned between Bulgarian Prime Minister Kiril Petkov and his North Macedonian counterpart Dimitar Kovachevski at a press conference after their talks in Skopje on January 18, as they underlined their joint commitment to a positive new beginning in bilateral relations. Petkov was the first head of government to visit North Macedonia after Kovachevsky […]

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The tender for the Greece-Bulgaria electricity link will be concluded by the end of January

SOFIA (Bulgaria), Jan 14 (SeeNews) – A new 400 kV electricity interconnector between Greece and Bulgaria is in its home stretch, with the tender in Greece expected to close at the end of January, regional media reported . The company, a European Project of Common Interest (PCI), is expected to increase capacity in the Bulgaria-Greece […]

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Bulgaria investigates wave of threats against journalists, activists and politicians

Sofia Municipal Court, Photo: Bulgarian Prosecutor’s Office The Sofia Prosecutor’s Office confirmed on January 12 that it was investigating several cases of threats and intimidation of opposition journalists, activists and politicians. They concern journalist Atanas Tchobanov, activist and Sofia city councilor Boris Bonev, “We continue to change” MP ​​Hristo Petrov, as well as the new […]

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Daily coronavirus infections in Bulgaria at record high

A man, wearing a protective face mask, boards a train, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Sofia, Bulgaria October 27, 2020. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SOFIA, Jan 12 (Reuters) – Bulgaria’s daily coronavirus infections hit a record 7,062 on Wednesday, largely fueled by the highly […]

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Covid-19: Bulgarian capital suspends hospital admissions and visits

The Bulgarian capital Sofia is halting planned admissions, operations and visits to hospitals from midnight January 12 as a stepped-up measure to prevent the spread of Covid-19, the regional health inspectorate said. Exceptions will be made for activities related to organ, tissue and cell transplantation, diagnosis and treatment of patients with oncological and oncohematological diseases, […]

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On New Year’s Eve, the air in Bulgaria was 2-3 times more polluted than normal – Novinite.com

The concentration of fine dust particles (FDP10) in the air in large cities was 2 to 3 times higher in New Yearcompared to the evening hours of December 31, 2021 and the morning of January 1, 2022. This is shown by the analysis of the Ministry of Environment and Water based on data from the […]

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Census of Bulgaria in 2021: the first results show a sharp drop in the population

Announcing the preliminary results of the September 2021 census, the National Institute of Statistics (INS) said on January 6 that it estimated the Bulgarian population at 6,520,314. The director of the Directorate of Demographic and Social Statistics of the INS, Magdalena Kostova, said the population decline between the 2011 and 2021 censuses was the largest […]

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As number of Covid cases worsens, Bulgarian capital steps up checks on anti-epidemic measures

The mayor of the Bulgarian capital Sofia, Yordanka Fandukova, said on January 4 that the municipality was stepping up checks on compliance with anti-epidemic measures, given the increase in Covid-19 infections. On January 1, Sofia was reclassified from a Covid-19 red zone to a dark red zone, after its disease rate exceeded 500 per 100,000 […]

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Bulgaria detects first cases of Omicron coronavirus variant

A sign reading “Please keep the distance” is visible on the floor inside the Paradise shopping center after Bulgaria reopens the malls, easing some of the restrictions related to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Sofia , Bulgaria, February 2, 2021. REUTERS / Stoyan Nenov Register now for FREE and unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SOFIA, […]

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Covid-19 in Bulgaria: the capital Sofia returns to the status of dark red zone

The capital of Bulgaria, Sofia, has been classified as a dark red Covid-19 zone – which means a morbidity rate of 500 or more per 100,000 inhabitants on a 14-day basis – according to the Jan. 1 report from the portal of unified information. The sharp rise in Covid-19 cases in recent days has pushed […]