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Mind our language: Bulgaria blocks North Macedonia's EU path
Sofia raises opposition to neighbour’s accession hopes citing failure to respect history

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

17, Nov, 2020 @6:07 PM

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Global report: Spain declares Covid state of emergency as Italians urged to stay home
Spanish government imposes nationwide curfew after country hits 1m cases

Sam Jones in Madrid and Angela Giuffrida in Rome

25, Oct, 2020 @3:32 PM

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The poison-tipped umbrella: the death of Georgi Markov in 1978 - archive
The Bulgarian dissident died after being jabbed by an assailant on Waterloo Bridge. Like the recently poisoned Russian dissident Alexei Navalny, he was an acute irritant to his government. See how the Guardian reported events

compiled by Richard Nelsson

09, Sep, 2020 @8:44 AM

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How a bizarre beach plot landed Bulgaria's longtime PM in hot water
Mass protests aim to ‘take back Bulgaria’ from government of Boyko Borissov – and it all began with a flag

Martin Dimitrov in Sofia

20, Aug, 2020 @10:53 AM

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Ben Cross obituary
Actor best known for playing Harold Abrahams in the 1981 film Chariots of Fire

Anthony Hayward

19, Aug, 2020 @5:15 PM

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EU leaders in bitter clash over Covid-19 recovery package
Orbán accuses Netherlands’ Rutte of ‘communist’ tactics on tense third day of talks

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

20, Jul, 2020 @6:42 AM

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Bulgarian PM could be investigated over audio threat to 'burn' MEP
Elena Yoncheva demands investigation into tape of man with voice like Boïko Borissov’s

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

25, Jun, 2020 @12:19 PM

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Christo obituary
Bulgarian artist who found fame with his great art project of wrapping the Reichstag in Berlin

Charles Darwent

01, Jun, 2020 @12:06 PM

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Europe's marginalised Roma people hit hard by coronavirus
Pandemic has increased deprivation and stigmatisation of continent’s largest minority

Shaun Walker in Budapest

11, May, 2020 @9:56 AM

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Luton airport briefly bursts into life, as Wizz Air flies in from Bulgaria
A few hundred seasonal pickers fly in on Friday, a far cry from the 49,000 passengers a day before pandemic

Rupert Neate

01, May, 2020 @3:49 PM

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Stranded or shunned: Europe's migrant workers caught in no-man's land
Border closures, suspicion and limited access to a state safety net: the pandemic is exposing the migrant labour trap

Paula Erizanu

16, Apr, 2020 @5:44 PM

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Roma suffer under EU's 'environmental racism', report concludes
Thousands live in squalor due to deliberate policies of exclusion and deprivation, says study

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

05, Apr, 2020 @11:01 PM

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