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UPDATED Bulgarian Poetess Eketarina Yosifova Awarded Posthumously Prize for Poetry
UPDATED Electronic Governance Ministry Reports 10,000 Tests of Video Monitoring Devices Ahead of April 2 Elections
Seedlings Farmer from Village of Chiren Brings Back Bulgarian Heirloom Tomato Varieties
The grower lived for many years in Italy but returned back home to restore and preserve the old Bulgarian varieties of vegetables, as he is convinced that there are none tastier than them, and the hybrid varieties out on the market are 'ruining Bulgarian agriculture'. He vows not to give up this endeavour, despite the difficulties.
Interior Ministry Chief Secretary Says European Prosecutors Declined to Postpone Searches, Seizures until After Elections
The European prosecutors investigating the public procurement for the renovation of Sofia's historic centre were told that it would be politically better if the searches and seizures across contractors' offices be postponed until after the elections. However, this was not taken into account, Interior Ministry Chief Secretary Petar Todorov told bTV Saturday.
Sports Minister Lecheva Visits US Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs
The Bulgarian Minister offered the US Olympic Committee an exchange and the opportunity for athletes from both countries to train together at the sports facilities.
CEC Chair Neykova: Voting Machines Cannot Be Replaced on Election Day
Voting machines cannot be replaced on election day, Central Election Commission (CEC) Chairperson Kamelia Neykova told bTV. If a machine is found to be out of order on election day, it will not be replaced with another one. If the machine cannot be
Innovations Minister Pulev to Launch Awareness Days on European Space Agency Funding for Companies, Scientific Organisations
Consolidated Fiscal Programme Shows BGN 190.9 Mln Deficit as of End-February
Based on the monthly data on the cash implementation of first-level spending units' budgets, the Consolidated Fiscal Programme (CFP) balance showed a deficit of BGN 190.9 million (0.1% of the projected GDP) on a cash basis as of February 28, 2023,
IAEA Technical Mission Reviews Probabilistic Safety Analysis for Kozloduy N-plant
The aim of the mission was to establish that the scope, data used, models and approaches applied and results obtained in the PSA are in line with IAEA safety standards and internationally recognized good practices.
Unemployment in Bulgaria Down to 3.8% in February, 6% in EU
Unemployment in Bulgaria in February has slightly decreased to 3.8% in comparison with 3.9% in January and 4.6% in March 2022, show Eurostat data published on Friday. The unemployment rate in EU in February was 6% compared to 6.1% in January and 6.2% in February 2022.
Bulgaria, Finland to Lobby EC for Development of Transport of Goods between Europe and Asia through Black Sea
The full use of the potential of the Black Sea and the Bulgarian ports is extremely important for the transportation of goods from Asia to Europe. This was the general opinion during a video conference call between the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Transport and Communications Hristo Aleksiev and the Minister for Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade Ville Skinnari, reported the press centre of the Bulgarian Ministry.
Bulgarian naval research ship bound back home from Antarctica Day 93: Sv Sv Kiril I Metodii 750 Nautical Miles Away from Equator
At 11 pm ship time on March 29 (midnight EET on March 30), the vessel was on a bearing of 55 degrees (northeast), 750 nautical miles away from the Equator, the Executive Officer, Lieutenant Commander Radko Muevski, told BTA.
Argentina Joins Pazardzhik's "The Garden of the World" Project
Argentina will join Pazardzhik Municipality's project "The garden of the world", the municipality administration said on Wednesday, after Argentine Ambassador to Bulgaria Alfredo Atanasof visited the town. The project will encompass two stages - one with flora from countries
BTA exclusive Writer Kapka Kassabova about the Great Human Questions in Her Books
Kapka Kassabova is the author of several novels, poetry and non-fiction books. Her novel Border won the 2018 British Academy Book Prize for Global Cultural Understanding and the 2017 Saltire Society Scottish Book of the Year among others. In 2019/2020 she was on the jury of the Neustadt Prize.
Archaeologists Find Rare 10th c. Cyrillic Inscription from Times of Simeon the Great
Last year’s archaeological season brought a find bearing an inscription in Cyrillic dating from the times of Tsar Simeon I the Great, said member of the team with National History Museum, archaeologist Ivailo Kanchev, who is studying the site.
Football Championship in Bolhrad Honours Memory of Fallen Soldiers
A regional children's and youth football championship was held in Bolhrad in memory of the soldiers who died at the front. It was organised by the centre for physical health of the population at the Bolhrad City Council.
Investigation Underway into Bulgarian Ships Detained in Romania - Foreign Minister Milkov
An investigation is underway into the case of the three Bulgarian ships detained a few days ago at the military port in Constanta, Romania, and the sailors on them, and Bulgaria is ready to cooperate, Foreign Minister Nikolay Milkov told bTV on
Taraclia District Establishes Ties with Bulgarians in Hungary
The authorities in Taraclia District, the centre of Bulgarians in Moldova, want to establish socio-economic and cultural ties with Hungarian Bulgarians.
Sailors Released from Оne of Bulgarian Vessels Detained in Constanta, Crew of Other Two Still Detained
The crew of one of the three detained Bulgarian fishing vessels in the Romanian port of Constanta was released after the questioning of its captain was completed, said to BTA Ambassador of Bulgaria to Romania Radko Vlaikov.