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Romania’s government has gone into self-isolation and several central European states are imposing major travel restrictions to fight coronavirus, whi(...)

Bulgaria’s prime minister Boyko Borisov: critics accuse him of trying to curry favour with the West amid corruption allegations.  Photograph:  Ludovic Marin

A string of lurid spying and corruption scandals has soured the traditionally warm relations between Russia and Bulgaria, prompting Moscow’s foreign i(...)

Bulgarian prime minister Boiko Borisov. Bulgaria has tried to defuse a potential row with Moscow.  File photograph: Alastair Grant/AFP/Getty Images

Bulgaria has tried to defuse a potential row with Moscow after accusing the head of a pro-Kremlin organisation in Sofia of espionage and banning two p(...)

Former Conservative  MP  Ann Widdecombe   with colleagues from the Brexit Party celebrate it success in the EU elections in London on Monday. Photograph: Tolga AkmenAFP/Getty Images

AUSTRIA The conservative People’s Party (ÖVP) of Sebastian Kurz shrugged off 10 days of crisis, and his impending dismissal as chancellor, to finish (...)

 Croatian citizens at a political rally in  Zagreb. Photograph: Antonio Bat/ EPA

German chancellor Angela Merkel and Manfred Weber, her compatriot and leader of the European People’s Party (EPP), rejected nationalism and advocated (...)

Pope Francis is welcomed by children wearing traditional costumes upon his arrival at Sofia airport, Bulgaria. Photograph: Maurizio Brambatti/EPA

Pope Francis urged Bulgarians on Sunday to help migrants and refugees, as he arrived in a country that has been accused of mistreating people seeking (...)

A portrait of murdered Bulgarian television journalist Viktoria Marinova during a candlelit vigil in the city of Ruse. Photograph: Dimitar Dilkoff/AFP/Getty Images

German police have arrested a suspect in the rape and murder of Bulgarian journalist Viktoria Marinova, as officials in her homeland played down susp(...)

Chinese premier Li Keqiang  speaking at a joint news conference with Bulgarian prime minister Boiko Borisov during the seventh summit of China and central and eastern European countries in Sophia. Photograph: Getty Images

China wants deeper co-operation with the EU and more foreign investment amid a trade war with the United States, Beijing’s premier Li Keqiang said as (...)

Bulgarian prime minister Boiko Borisov who halted the Danube power station project during a previous term in power. Photograph: Stoyan Nenov/Reuters

Bulgaria’s parliament has revived plans to construct a major new nuclear power station on the Danube river, fuelling concerns over environmental and c(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Bulgarian prime minister Boiko Borisov during their press conference in Sofia on Friday. Photograph: Vassil Donev/EPA

Ireland has secured the support of European Union presidency-holder Bulgaria on major Brexit issues, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said during a visit t(...)

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