New anti-graft centrist party seen winning Bulgaria’s election

New anti-graft centrist party seen winning Bulgaria’s election

By Tsvetelia Tsolova SOFIA (Reuters) -Bulgaria’s new centrist political party was seen winning parliamentary elections on Sunday, according to four exit polls, increasing chances of an end to a political deadlock in the European Union’s poorest member...

Fire at hospital in Bulgaria kills three COVID-19 patients

SOFIA (Reuters) – Three men died when a fire broke out in a COVID-19 ward of a hospital in the southern Bulgarian city of Sliven early on Sunday, officials said. The fire, which was quickly extinguished, broke out at around 0040 GMT and affected one room. Six...
Third time lucky? Bulgaria hopes to end long political stalemate

Third time lucky? Bulgaria hopes to end long political stalemate

By Tsvetelia Tsolova SOFIA (Reuters) – Bulgaria holds its third parliamentary election this year on Sunday in the hope of finally securing a government to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic, deal with rising energy prices and wipe out corruption. No party is expected...