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PM Boyko Borissov convenes GERB-related high-ranking officials to meeting in Sofia

On the 28th day of the anti-government protests in the country, Bulgaria's Prime Minister and leader of GERB political party Boyko Borissov will gather in Sofia all high-ranking officials of the party, BNR reports. The forum on Wednesday, August 5, will..

published on 8/4/20 4:43 PM

Bulgaria exports obsolete pesticides for destruction in France, Belgium, Switzerland

Disposal of bulk quantities of pesticides, which are in critical condition, has started on the territory of the whole of Bulgaria. This was stated by the Minister of Environment and Water Emil Dimitrov during an inspection of such a site in Pleven..

published on 8/4/20 4:26 PM

Rise in newly registered unemployed, new boom expected in autumn

After a temporary drop, for the second consecutive week the number of persons newly registered as unemployed in Bulgaria exceeds the number of those who found new jobs through state-run employment agencies - respectively 5,100 and a little over 4,000..

published on 8/4/20 3:34 PM

Tourism business wants restart and no PCR tests

Tour operators, travel agents and tour guides from the Future for Tourism Association rallied in front of the parliament building in Sofia. They call for a clear commitment of the government to financial assistance, providing liquidity to companies..

published on 8/4/20 2:05 PM
Police briefing in Sofia

Protesters want part of iconic Sofia boulevard renamed

A woman under the influence of alcohol was detained in the morning in front of the presidency after verbal aggression against the protesters, police in Sofia said. At the previous protest, a team of journalists also became victims of a similar act..

published on 8/4/20 1:20 PM

Bulgarian Academy of Sciences to finance project for Bulgarian vaccine against Covid-19

The probability of a second peak of Covid-19 is real. The pandemic is steady, depending on level of compliance with anti-epidemic measures. We are currently seeing the effect of lifting the restrictions after the initial strict measures, Prof...

published on 8/4/20 12:12 PM

In comparison to EU, Bulgaria has decent economy but poor quality of life

In the "Catch-Up Index 2019", Bulgaria occupies 29th place with 36 points. The country performs best in the categories "Economy" - 28th place with 40 points and in "Governance" - also 28th place with 38 points. The worst performance is in the..

published on 8/4/20 10:33 AM
Protest tent camp in Varna

27th day of anti-government protests continues with traffic blockades

On the 27th day of anti-government protests in Sofia, three key intersections in the center of the city remain blocked by tent camps. A BNR reporter said that strong winds had blown away part of the camp in front of the Council of Ministers and..

published on 8/4/20 9:42 AM

Number of recovered patients with Covid-19 higher than that of newly infected

The new cases of coronavirus registered in this country for the past 24 hours are 204 after 4 137 PCR tests, according to the official data published on the Unified Information Portal. In the past 24 hours, 16 people passed away and 264 recovered. 823..

published on 8/4/20 9:10 AM

Covid-19 in Bulgaria: Day 149

Spread of Covid-19 among young people threatens the elderly: Chief Health Inspector In the last 4 weeks, the percentage of those newly diagnosed with Covid-19 has been in the narrow range between 4.5 and 5.5, Bulgaria's Chief Health Inspector..

published on 8/3/20 8:10 PM