• PM Boyko Borissov: We must take difficult but wise decisions

      PM Boyko Borissov: We must take difficult but wise decisions

      The state will provide nearly BGN 400m for the businesses that will be restricted due to the partial lockdown which takes effect from this Friday until 21 December 2020. This was stated by PM Boyko Borissov during the Council of Ministers meeting, which voted to extend the state of emergency due to the epidemic situation from 1 December to 31 January 2021.

    • Car crashes into gate of Merkel's office

      Car crashes into gate of Merkel's office

      A car with slogans scrawled on its sides crashed into the gate of the office of German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Wednesday, a Reuters witness said. Reuters pictures from the scene showed police inspecting the estate car at the gate with the words “Stop Globalisation Politics” written in white on its right side and “You damn killers of children and old people” on the other.


    • Fortress of  Michael  the Warrior

      Fortress of Michael the Warrior

      Powerful fortification walls rise over the southern foothills of the Balkan Mountain Range near ​​the village of Anevo, close to the town of Sopot. Known as Anevsko Kale, this fortress perches on a stone hill with a height of 958 metres. It is among the best preserved strongholds from the period of the Second Bulgarian Kingdom. The place itself has remained almost intact due to the extremely difficult approach to it.

    • Village of faith

      Village of faith

      Nestled in a hilly area at the foot of Mount Pogled, near the Struma River, the village of Vukovo in the Kyustendil region used to be a thriving, well developed spiritual centre. The name is thought to have been derived from “vakavo” - a church place. Evidence of that are the numerous Christian temples in the area, some of which are rather well conserved.

    • Borissov to Paris Peace Forum: Covid-19 is an awful weapon

      Borissov to Paris Peace Forum: Covid-19 is an awful weapon

      “Covid-19 is an awful weapon that has been unleashed upon the world. I call it a weapon because it has taken a lot of lives and caused economic and financial damage,” PM Boyko Borissov posted on Facebook, clarifying that these words were part of his address to the Paris Peace Forum, which has been moved to mostly online this year.

    • Bulgaria's Manchester

      Bulgaria's Manchester

      The town of Gabrovo is situated at the northern foothills of central Stara Planina Mountain, in the valley of the Yantra River. The city is notable for its beautiful nature, National Revival spirit and unique architecture as well as modern museums and galleries. But one of the biggest attractions the town prides itself for is the Balkan region's one-of-a-kind Interactive Museum of Industry, which was opened in 2014.