Bulgaria

Investigative journalist raped and murdered in Bulgaria

The body of 30-year-old Viktoria Marinova was found in a park, showing signs of blows to the head and suffocation.

Opinion

What should we make of the EU ruling against Russia's Gazprom?

Russia's gas giant got away without paying a massive fine to the EU. Did Brussels make the wrong decision?

Dimitar Bechev

by Dimitar Bechev

Dimitar Bechev

Bulgaria

Far-right supporters rally to honour fascist general

More than 1,000 people rally in central Sofia to pay tribute to ultra-nationalist leader Hristo Lukov, who died in 1943.

Lukov March: Far-right supporters rally in Bulgaria

Bulgaria

Bulgaria's reliance on coal at odds with EU clean energy push

As Bulgaria takes over the rotating EU presidency, there are fears it will attempt to weaken EU rules on toxic emissions.

Bulgaria

#SavePirin: Why are Bulgarians protesting?

Thousands have protested against a decision by the Bulgarian government to allow construction in a national park.

#SavePirin: Why are Bulgarians protesting?

Arts & Culture

In Bulgaria, Germans rediscover their roots in nature

In a virtually abandoned village, a self-sufficient community is living without electricity or electronic gadgets.

In Bulgaria, Germans rediscover their roots in nature

Europe

Bulgaria's ex-PM Borisov declares election win

Exit polls suggest former Prime Minister Boyjo Borisov's GERB party has won a snap parliamentary election.

Europe

Bulgarians vote in snap election for third time in four years

Bulgarians have voted in a snap general election and the result could tilt the country closer to Russia. A decade after joining the European Union, Bulgaria remains its poorest state and corruption is rife.

Europe

Bulgaria votes in tight parliamentary election

Voting begins in third poll since 2003 amid expectations that it would once again result in a fragmented parliament.

Bulgaria votes in tight parliamentary election

Reporter's Notebook

Exile in Diyarbakir

In search of the Bulgarian connection in Turkey’s Kurdish-majority city of Diyarbakir.

Exile in Diyarbakir

Opinion

Romania, Bulgarians are jealous

As they watched across the Danube River, Bulgarians wished they could do what the Romanians spectacularly did.

Maria Spirova

by Maria Spirova

Maria Spirova

Bulgaria

Bulgaria to expel 1,000 refugees over violent protest

Prime Minister says Afghan refugees who clashed with police will be moved to a closed camp and then expelled.

Bulgaria to expel 1,000 refugees over violent protest

Refugees

Bulgaria: Refugee protests over treatment turn violent

Refugees clash with police near the Turkish border after authorities restrict their movement over health fears.

Bulgaria: Refugee protests over treatment turn violent

Bulgaria

Bulgaria: Prime Minister Boyko Borisov resigns

Conservative PM steps down after his party's candidate suffers heavy defeat in presidential vote to pro-Russia general.

Bulgaria: Prime Minister Boyko Borisov resigns

Bulgaria

Pro-Russia Radev wins Bulgaria presidency

Former air force commander who has called for an end to EU sanctions against Russia wins election by wide margin.

Pro-Russia Rumen Radev wins Bulgarian presidency