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28th Mar, 2017GERB emerge on top but with few options

Boyko Borisov and his centre-right GERB party have emerged as the winner of Sunday’s snap general election but in a parliament that leaves few palatable choices for coalition formation. Citizens […] more ->

26th Mar, 2017Close result expected in general election today

A general election is being held today a year early after Prime Minister Boyko Borisov resigned following the failure of his GERB party’s presidential candidate, Tsetska Tsacheva, to win the […] more ->

26th Jan, 2017Caretaker Government announced

President Rumen Radev has named the caretaker government which will run the country until after the general election on 26th March. Ognyan Gerdzhikov was named as the interim Prime Minister […] more ->

25th Jan, 2017Bulgarian General Election set for 26th March

Bulgaria’s new president, Rumen Radev, has issued his first decrees which announce that parliament will hold its final session on 27th January and that a general election will take place […] more ->

14th Nov, 2016PM Borisov resigns as opposition backed candidate wins Presidential election

Prime Minister Boris Borisov of the centre-right Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria (GERB) has announced that he and his government will resign on the first working day of parliament. […] more ->

7th Nov, 2016Presidential election to go to second round runoff on 13th November

With just over 95% of the votes counted it is clear that the presidential election in Bulgaria will go to a second round on 13th November. Partial results show the […] more ->

6th Nov, 2016Bulgaria votes for a new President

The presidential election to be held today could well go to a second round if the most recent opinion polls are to be believed. Although the president holds few executive […] more ->

19th May, 2016Zornitsa Rusinova is the new Labour Minister

Zornitsa Rusinova, the former Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Policy has been sworn in as the new Labour Minister after parliament approved her appointment yesterday. She replaces Ivaylo Kalfin […] more ->

11th May, 2016ABV leaves minority government

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has accepted the resignation of his Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Labour and Social Policy, Ivaylo Kalfin. Kalfin is from the centre-left Alternative for Bulgarian […] more ->

2nd Feb, 2016Education minister replaced

Following calls last week by Prime Minister Boyko Borissov for his Education and Science Minister to resign, Todor Tanev stood down yesterday and was replaced by Deputy Prime Minister Meglena […] more ->