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Local elections, round 1: GERB loses Sofia, keeps Burgas and draws in Plovdiv and Varna

Local elections, round 1: GERB loses Sofia, keeps Burgas and draws in Plovdiv and Varna

The ballot was marred by a fabricated scandal that eliminated machine voting


Business meets government for the 17th time: what’s next for Bulgaria in 2024

Business meets government for the 17th time: what’s next for Bulgaria in 2024

Joining the Eurozone by the end of 2025 is "quite realistic," while the rotation cabinet might last more than 18 months, PM Nikolay Denkov told the conference organized by Capital


Winter is coming: Bulgaria levies 10 euro per MWh tax on Russian gas transport and transit in Europe

Winter is coming: Bulgaria levies 10 euro per MWh tax on Russian gas transport and transit in Europe

Bulgaria adopts tariff on Russian gas that might see the price of Russian gas supplies soaring throughout Europe


The week: The case of the missing investments, (G)rain of protests, renewables boom

The week: The case of the missing investments, (G)rain of protests, renewables boom

How not to lose another decade


Where did the Bulgarian tomato disappear to?

Where did the Bulgarian tomato disappear to?

How the country turned into a net importer of tomatoes after being a top exporter during the socialist period


How Bulgaria’s pop stars started fighting the "gender" wars

How Bulgaria’s pop stars started fighting the "gender" wars

Although Bulgarian music often imitates Western trends, in recent times revered artists have tried to reconnect with their audiences by demonstrating mistrust in democracy and liberal values


Laundering Borissov, purging the secret services, coordinating with embassies: What froze cabinet talks?

Laundering Borissov, purging the secret services, coordinating with embassies: What froze cabinet talks?

A leaked discussion of WCC’s National Council has jeopardized government negotiations with GERB



The week: Are parties going to agree on anything, the Azeri gas gambit and BNB cools down crediting

The week: Are parties going to agree on anything, the Azeri gas gambit and BNB cools down crediting

Coalition with GERB? Don’t look at what he says, look at what they do


Bulgaria: No Territorial transition plans, no EU billions for coal transition

Bulgaria: No Territorial transition plans, no EU billions for coal transition

The caretaker government’s decision to link territorial plans submission with Recovery Plan negotiation puts at risk 1.2 billion in funding for three regions transitioning away from coal



Bulgaria: the election season is far from over

Bulgaria: the election season is far from over

More parties and new coalitions promise to enter the next contest, which looks set for 2 April


Will Bulgaria break out of political deadlock in 2023?

Will Bulgaria break out of political deadlock in 2023?

With prospects for a coalition in the current parliament looking slim, the country is likely heading towards more inconclusive elections, lower turnout and diminishing public trust in the political process


The week: Catching-up with the neighbors and looking for a lost highway

The week: Catching-up with the neighbors and looking for a lost highway

The decisive month for Bulgaria, how we lost tens of millions on a highway, and whom did Stoichkov meet?



The week: From Ruse to Sofia, or why elections might not be all that important

The week: From Ruse to Sofia, or why elections might not be all that important

Another election looms, Lukoil and Nexo lurch to fresh crisis and Ruse has some things going for it


Christophe Leclercq: Medias are an army of dwarfs, facing a world duopoly: Meta (Facebook) and Alphabet (Google)

Christophe Leclercq: Medias are an army of dwarfs, facing a world duopoly: Meta (Facebook) and Alphabet (Google)

The founder of the EURACTIV Media Network & Chair of Europe’s MediaLab spoke with Capital on the new European Media Freedom Act


Belgian company buys Suite hotel in Sofia to make a hub for working nomads

Belgian company buys Suite hotel in Sofia to make a hub for working nomads

The owner of Melexis Bulgaria, Duchatelet, and his trusted football manager Catherine Mer bought the Suite hotel, located in Sofia’s Studentski Grad district.