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The week: The Belarus summer of Bulgaria, a minister’s Canadian link and a coming new lockdown

The week: The Belarus summer of Bulgaria, a minister’s Canadian link and a coming new lockdown

K insights 20/08: Inflation quickens; COVID cases rise


The Black Wednesday: A 13 Million Sports Hall With The Revenue Of A Corner-Store

The Black Wednesday: A 13 Million Sports Hall With The Revenue Of A Corner-Store

The story of one of many government-built arenas designed not to support sport, but to boost friendly infrastructure companies


The week: Is Bulgaria the limp pig of EU regulation, coal is (still) here, minimum wage surpasses Montenegro

The week: Is Bulgaria the limp pig of EU regulation, coal is (still) here, minimum wage surpasses Montenegro

Also: New Parliament is up, as well as the new 12 bn. Leva Plan



The dark era of Bulgarian football

The dark era of Bulgarian football

Over the past 15 years, professional football has turned into a closed system of interests, mired in corruption scandals and deteriorating quality. This might be finally coming to an end.


The week: The battle for Bulgaria has begun, Rumen Radev steps up, why the seaside beckons now

The week: The battle for Bulgaria has begun, Rumen Radev steps up, why the seaside beckons now

K Insights 28/05: Secret services revolt, energy sector on the brink and what’s wrong with the Nuclear Power Plant



US-based TrillerNet acquires Bulgarian streaming platform Fite

US-based TrillerNet acquires Bulgarian streaming platform Fite

The deal is the biggest exit of LAUNCHub Ventures fund


Elections looming large, prosecutors denied and how Bulgaria remains at the end of the GDP tail in the EU

Elections looming large, prosecutors denied and how Bulgaria remains at the end of the GDP tail in the EU

K Insights 5/03: Controversial changes to the media law were postponed, Eurohold wants to raise 100 mln euro on the stock exchange


Nikos Stathopoulos: An editorial board outside of Bulgaria will guarantee Nova TV’s independence

Nikos Stathopoulos: An editorial board outside of Bulgaria will guarantee Nova TV’s independence

BC Partners' executive talks to Capital about the acquisition of BTC telecom and the media group


A lady you don't want to meet, 3 ways to look at the economy, and why you have to watch your steps

A lady you don't want to meet, 3 ways to look at the economy, and why you have to watch your steps

K Insights 19/02: Economy fares better than forecast, why we don't have good trains


Nuclear? Not clear. What’s next for Bulgaria’s atomic energy

Nuclear? Not clear. What’s next for Bulgaria’s atomic energy

The future of the Kozloduy and Belene Nuclear Power Plants remains uncertain as Sofia lacks a coherent development strategy for its energy sector



Fast Reads

Fast Reads

Lidl expanding, a boom for metal producers, and a switch to e-bikes


The words you need to know this month

The words you need to know this month

Have you ever posted something so stupid and embarrassing on your social media profile that your boss forbade you from posting anything ever again?


Who owns Bulgaria’s beaches?

Who owns Bulgaria’s beaches?

Beach concessions remain reserved territory for selected players - mainly people said to have been connected with mafia-style structures in the past and owners of big hotel chains


The loneliest summer

The loneliest summer

While small towns on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast enjoy the return of domestic tourists, large resorts traditionally relying on foreigner visitors look deserted


What is the Bulgarian mafia – and why does it matter?

What is the Bulgarian mafia – and why does it matter?

"Thugs – out" and "Mafia" have become the signature chants of this summer’s anti-governmental protests. There are deeply rooted reasons for this.


The gambling war

The gambling war

The attack on gambling tycoon Vasil Bozhkov is yet another example of how politics and business in Bulgaria are intertwined