Many Bulgarian towns live on water rationing and next to piles of imported waste because of intentional neglect by the authorities.
Bulgaria’s biggest city on the Danube has great untapped potential for growth but is struggling because of poor connections with Romania, the rest of the country, and the river itself
After 14 years of undisputed GERB hegemony in Bulgaria’s capital city, Mayor Yordanka Fandakova finds a worthy opponent in ex-ombudsman Maya Manolova
The new EU Member States are only grudgingly toeing Brussels’ line on climate change
Bulgarians are often said to be insufficiently engaged civically but some cases prove otherwise
Sofia still faces a lack of efficient monitoring and initiative among the authorities to battle air pollution
Protests calling for better conditions for disabled people and higher quality public works, through to demands to "change of the system", have rocked Bulgaria over the past three months, but there seems to be little momentum for snap elections just yet