EUScoop Feed The latest articles on Bulgaria from EUScoop EU Scoop logo Bulgaria is the First in the EU by the Percentage of Women Studying Information Technology Bulgaria is on first place in the European Union (EU) by the percentage of women who study IT and the percentage of women working in the field, according to Eurostat data. More than 1.3 million people study IT in the EU in 2016. Women are definitely a minority - one in si... Wed, 25 Apr 2018 10:19:07 GMT 2018-04-25T10:19:07Z Bulgaria Continues to Fall in the World Press Freedom Index According to a report, published by Reporters without Borders, Bulgaria is on 111th place for 2018, as placed on their World Press Freedom Index. This is a drop from 2017 when the country was in the 109th place. Bulgaria continues to fall in the World Press Freedom Index ... Wed, 25 Apr 2018 09:30:40 GMT 2018-04-25T09:30:40Z More than 2 Million Bulgarians Live in Severe Material Deprivation About 30% of the Bulgarian population live in a serious risk of poverty, according to Eurostat analysis of the share of people in severe material deprivation in the EU in 2017. The EU average percentage of people living in severe material deprivation is 6.7%. Depending on... Wed, 25 Apr 2018 08:24:05 GMT 2018-04-25T08:24:05Z Eva Maydell: The Western Balkans Possess an Undeveloped Potential in a Market with 18 million Consumers “The investments in the Western Balkans are investments for Bulgaria. A larger connectivity in business and infrastructure will make easier the movement of people, goods and money - it will be similar to what we have in EU. At this moment the Western Balkans are a market ... Wed, 25 Apr 2018 08:05:03 GMT 2018-04-25T08:05:03Z The Bulgarian State Prosecutor Says There Is No Dictatorship of the Prosecution "Let's stick to the facts and skip the speculation. I read that this was the first step to a prosecutor's dictatorship - disappointing nonsense." This is how the Bulgarian State Prosecutor commented on the negative reactions towards the arrest of "Mladost's" mayor Desisla... Tue, 24 Apr 2018 19:13:14 GMT 2018-04-24T19:13:14Z Boyko Borisov: Serbian EU Membership Should be Supported by Bulgaria, Greece, and Romania Bulgaria, Greece, and Romania must do everything in their power to make Serbia a member of the European Union according to Boyko Borisov. Bulgaria’s PM made this remark during a meeting between the leaders of the aforementioned countries in the “Viktoria” palace in Buchar... Tue, 24 Apr 2018 18:25:40 GMT 2018-04-24T18:25:40Z Telenor's Bulgarian Branch Accumulates More Income and Profit First Quarter 2018 The communications company "Telenor" marks an increase in the three most significant indices for the first three months of the year. These are - income, profit, and the average revenue per user (ARPU).  For the first trimester of 2018, "Telenor" has reported an income of ... Tue, 24 Apr 2018 17:49:11 GMT 2018-04-24T17:49:11Z Preparation for the Burgas Festival of Sand Sculptures Has Begun The preparations for the eleventh consecutive edition of the Burgas Festival of Sand Sculptures have begun. "Myths and Monsters" is the chosen theme this year. According to the already presented projects, the inspiration for the sculptors will come from the exciting stori... Tue, 24 Apr 2018 16:45:37 GMT 2018-04-24T16:45:37Z Homeschooling in Bulgaria - Guide for Expats The practice of homeschooling is a topic that increases in relevancy as the flaws of the public educational system become bigger and more apparent. Bulgaria has just begun this discussion, and there have been recent developments and policies that address homeschooling as ... Tue, 24 Apr 2018 16:44:17 GMT 2018-04-24T16:44:17Z Nestle Bulgaria to Invest 4.6 Million in 2018 Marian Marinov, the financial manager of Nestle Bulgaria commented during a press conference that ever since the company set foot in Bulgaria in 1994 it has invested over BGN 260 million.  Last year, the company has invested 6 million and this year it is supposed to inves... Tue, 24 Apr 2018 16:36:43 GMT 2018-04-24T16:36:43Z