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Three tunnels under the Balkan range: where and when

Three tunnels under the Balkan range: where and when

Road tunnels are to be built under the Shipka pass in central Bulgaria, Petrohan pass in the west, and close to the Black Sea coast in the east, regional development minister Grozdan Karadzhov announced


That's a "No" Skopje, the storm of the vaccinated anti-vaxxers and lights are off at the end of the tunnel

That's a "No" Skopje, the storm of the vaccinated anti-vaxxers and lights are off at the end of the tunnel

Radev keeps the reigns of N. Macedonia policy, the rise of the (jabbed) anti-vaxers and bye-bye to Sotir Tsatsarov


The week: A smaller Bulgaria, the Macedonian hostages, and an MMA real estate tycoon

The week: A smaller Bulgaria, the Macedonian hostages, and an MMA real estate tycoon

K Insights: Is small necessarily bad, how many tunnels can you dig for 12 bln. levs and what do e-buses and corruption have in common



The lifeline train of the Rhodope mountain

The lifeline train of the Rhodope mountain

Bulgaria’s last narrow gauge train continues to serve remote communities as it celebrates 100 years


Construction business: the largest builder in Bulgaria

Construction business: the largest builder in Bulgaria

How Veliko Zhelev turned his Hidrostroy company into an empire


Why we love the EU and pretend not to like Moscow; the two most endangered sectors in Bulgaria

Why we love the EU and pretend not to like Moscow; the two most endangered sectors in Bulgaria

K Insights 26/03: A lot of love for Brussels, a fraught relationship with Moscow and a snub from Beijing


How Bulgaria feeds its road cartel

How Bulgaria feeds its road cartel

The government has poured upfront close to 4.6 billion levs (2.35 billion euro) of taxpayers' money into road construction - with no tenders and no transparency


Expressions of a captured state

Expressions of a captured state

Three stories of how rules are applied unevenly in Bulgaria


In focus: The smaller economies of northern Bulgaria

In focus: The smaller economies of northern Bulgaria

The economic indicators of the regions of Shumen and Targovishte lag behind national averages but population trends are optimistic


Ruse: Northern Bulgaria's Caged Tiger

Ruse: Northern Bulgaria's Caged Tiger

Adverse demographic trends and infrastructure constraints limit the city's significant economic potential


The Hospitable Sporting Nation

The Hospitable Sporting Nation

Still living off its faded sports glory, Bulgaria now dreams of hosting European and World Cup football championships, instead of investing in the development of sports


Economic Disparity Between Regions in Bulgaria Remains High

Economic Disparity Between Regions in Bulgaria Remains High

A business revival is visible everywhere, but stronger regions pull ahead, while the weaker ones still lag behind


The autumn of everyone’s discontent

The autumn of everyone’s discontent

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


Bulgaria’s Northwest does not want to die

Bulgaria’s Northwest does not want to die

An allegedly secessionist call brings to surface the plight of the poorest region in the EU


Which are the Bulgarian economic centers?

Which are the Bulgarian economic centers?

In the last decade, the concentration of economic activities in just a few regions has increased


The words you need to know this month

The words you need to know this month

Spas from Kocherinovo. 80% Debili. Koumgate


The words you need to know this month

The words you need to know this month

SujukGate. Borissov the Polyglot. Valeri the Silencer in Slanchaka.