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Sunday 3 December 2023 Dublin: 0°C

# Bulgaria

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Graeme McDowell confident he has the game to win The Open
The Portrush golfer has two wins on Links courses so far this season.
Irish overseas property firm announces 25 new jobs
An property firm specialising in Irish-owned overseas sales has announced the creation of 25 new jobs over the next two years.
The EU's poorest country is voting in a snap general election today
A snap general election is likely to see the ruling GERB party win the most votes but with no overall majority a hung parliament is likely.
Column: Why is the EU observing Bulgaria's elections this Sunday?
In all, 8200 candidates will contest 240 seats in Bulgaria this weekend – making for a particularly complex process. TD Eoghan Murphy explains why he is part of an observation mission to the EU member state.
Levski Sofia fans wish Adolf Hitler a happy birthday
The supporters held the poster during a game with Litex Lovetch on Saturday
Column: EU unity is little more than fiction in the wake of Cyprus being hung out to dry
The Cypriot case demonstrates that the European authorities are now prepared to cross the rubicon into the appropriation of deposits. It seems clear that this crisis has seen the Eurozone enter a new and dangerous phase, writes John O’Brennan.
EU dashes Bulgaria, Romania hopes to join passport-free zone
EU officials say there is no consensus on letting the eastern states joining Europe’s huge passport-free zone.
Bulgaria wrestling coach on hunger strike
Armen Nazaryan is making the stance in protest at wrestling being dumped from the 2020 Olympics.
Bulgarian government resigns amid protests
Protests against soaring electricity prices escalated into nationwide demonstrations against the right-wing government in recent weeks.
Video: Turkish-Bulgarian politician escapes assassination attempt
Dramatic video captures the moment Ahmet Dogan had a gun pointed at him before it appeared to jam and security guards jumped in.
Golden girl Britton gets some Brussels silver for Christmas
The Wicklow native followed up her European win with a second placed finish in Belgium.
Bulgaria claims to find Europe's 'oldest town'
Stone walls excavated by his team near the town of Provadia are estimated to date between 4,700 and 4,200 B.C
Oireachtas committee to visit Leitrim to discuss fracking
Initial investigations suggest there could be a major gas reserve in the north-west of the country – but the possible use of fracking to extract the gas is highly controversial.
Poland and Bulgaria shelve plans to join Eurozone
The Eurozone debt crisis and the likelihood of a double-dip recession mean little appetite for joining the single currency.
Here's all you need to know about tonight's international action
The Irish team’s group rivals, Germany, are in action, as they take on Argentina.
Immigrant Council welcomes lifting of work restrictions on Bulgarians, Romanians
The population of Romanians and Bulgarians living in Ireland fell by around 3,000 between 2008 and 2011.
Government drops working restrictions on Bulgarian, Romanian immigrants
The restrictions on Bulgarian and Romanian access were due to be relaxed in 2014, but have been scrapped now.
Iran 'says it is not involved in Bulgarian bombing'
Iran’s state TV is rejecting accusations of Tehran’s involvement in the bombing, which killed seven yesterday.
Bulgaria relaxes fracking restrictions
Bulgarian legislators voted today in favour of relaxing a ban on the controversial natural gas drilling method.
The Magnificent Seven: games that have defined Trap's tenure so far
The Italian has overseen some memorable games, despite the team’s oft-criticised negative style of football.
50-year-old Dennis Rodman announces his return to basketball... in Bulgaria
The star will be lecturing the country’s youngsters on his psychological preparation before matches.
Bulgarian minister pushes for delay on ACTA ratification
Bulgaria may join the growing list of EU countries delaying their ratification of the controversial ACTA legislation…
EU nations call on Dutch government to condemn far-right website
The website, set up by the far-right Freedom Party, asks people to report central and east Europeans “for general nuisance, pollution and labour market displacement.”
Ireland to keep restrictions on Bulgarian and Romanian workers
The Government has said Ireland’s job market is already experiencing a “serious disturbance” thanks to the recession.
Tánaiste meets with Bulgarian Foreign Minister in Dublin
Eamon Gilmore discussed a range of issues with Nickolay Mladenov, who is making his first official visit to Ireland.
Explainer: If Greece goes bust, who gets crushed?
Take a look at who is the most exposed when it comes to the possibility of a Greek default…
Russia observes day of mourning for Volga victims
Many of the bodies being pulled from the water so far are children; authorities have warned against hope that any of those still missing have survived.
Divers work round the clock searching for over 100 missing in the Volga
Dozens of children are feared dead after a tourist boat sank in Russia. There are reports that the ship was overcrowded when it ran into a sudden storm.
AIB loses €216m on Bulgarian bank stake... in three years
AIB bought a 49.99 per cent stake in BACB in early 2008. Last week, it sold the same stake for just €100,000.
Agency to help Irish people looking to adopt abroad
Arc Adoption is the first mediation agency to be approved under the Hague Convention. It’s hoped that adoptions from Vietnam will resume soon, after they were suspended in early 2010.
Boxing "a corrupt sport at times," says Taylor
Three-time World Amateur Champion talks about her recent defeat in Bulgaria and her Olympic ambitions.
The week in photos
The poignant, the beautiful, the stunning – and the plain bizarre – moments of the week, in pictures.