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The Black Wednesday: The multimillion pit in the heart of Varna

The Black Wednesday: The multimillion pit in the heart of Varna

How Varna Municipality paid 21 million euro in state money for a parking lot belonging to BSP mogul Georgi Gergov


This week: Bulgaria finally sets foot on three seas, Elections are here (again) and how to lose 550 million on gambling

This week: Bulgaria finally sets foot on three seas, Elections are here (again) and how to lose 550 million on gambling

An e-car maker might land in Lovetch, you can fly to Varna



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



Elections come round again: GERB's opponents have the momentum

Elections come round again: GERB's opponents have the momentum

This summer’s elections come amidst a flurry of domestic revelations and international sanctions, but will likely reproduce the spring’s fractured parliament - the big question is if the scales may tip further towards change


A slap from across the ocean: US sanctions Delyan Peevski, Vasil Bozhkov, and Ilko Zhelyazkov

A slap from across the ocean: US sanctions Delyan Peevski, Vasil Bozhkov, and Ilko Zhelyazkov

These actions represent the largest single act of sanctions in the history of the Magnitsky Act, targeting these three individuals and their networks encompassing 64 enterprises for "significant corruption"



16 centuries later: the Bishop’s Basilica of Plovdiv reopens as a kingdom of mosaics

16 centuries later: the Bishop’s Basilica of Plovdiv reopens as a kingdom of mosaics

A 10-million euro PPP between Plovdiv Municipality, America for Bulgaria Foundation and many other organizations has made this historic landmark the best museum in the country


Bulgarian-founded fintech startup valued at $80m

Bulgarian-founded fintech startup valued at $80m

US-based QED Investors led the largest Series A funding round so far for a Bulgarian startup - 32m levs


Who is in Radev’s caretaker gov’t and what are their key tasks?

Who is in Radev’s caretaker gov’t and what are their key tasks?

The primary job of the cabinet led by ex-General Stefan Yanev will be to organize fair elections in July - but it might have a more political role than anticipated


New elections loom

New elections loom

After "There is such a people" returned the mandate to form a cabinet on Wednesday, a fresh poll in July seems imminent



The rise of the showman

The rise of the showman

Who is Slavi Trifonov, the new kingmaker in Bulgarian politics, and what does his rise portend?


Startups in Bulgaria: March overview

Startups in Bulgaria: March overview

Halo Dx and MYX raise money for further expansion; SMSBump’s owner earns "unicorn" status


Covid-19: Stumbling back into crisis

Covid-19: Stumbling back into crisis

The government’s decision to reopen schools and restaurants too soon may cause an avoidable repetition of the November-December pandemic disaster


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


Elections in Bulgaria - who is who

Elections in Bulgaria - who is who

These are the people and parties to watch at the upcoming 4 April Parliamentary vote



Tourism this season: between freedom and fear

Tourism this season: between freedom and fear

Bulgaria has to figure out how to attract people again