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    1. February 9, 2016

      Sofia, Bulgaria: shaking off its dour reputation

      Population 1.2m (unofficial estimates reach 2m)Estimated VC funding available €100m Corporation tax rate 10% • Capital...

    2. beyondbrics

      February 5, 2016

      Bulgaria is in danger of blowing its big moment

      The US is not the only country holding primaries for a position of world leadership. In Bulgaria, a fierce battle is...

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    1. Investing in Central & Eastern Europe

      The fundamental outlook in the region, especially for the 10 countries that have joine...
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      Central and eastern Europe’s car industry, once associated with building and selling u...
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    1. FT Photo Diary

      February 3, 2016

      Bright lights

      Vehicles are seen on a motorway as the sun sets near the city of Stara Zagora, Bulgaria   ...

    2. FT Data

      January 14, 2016

      Datawatch: deflation around the world

      Last year consumer prices fell in 24 countries out of the 189 with available data, the second-largest number in the...

    3. December 3, 2015

      The Lesson — film review: ‘Wry and insightful’

      The style is wonderfully plain and simple in The Lesson from Bulgaria, directed by Kristina Grozeva and Petar...

    4. November 29, 2015

      Eastern Europe to confront Berlin over new Russian gas pipeline

      Eastern Europe is girding for another clash with Berlin over a Russian gas pipeline that would circumvent Ukraine and...

    5. November 26, 2015

      Tapping the talent of Generation D would be a key stroke for EU

      Forget Generation X or Y, Eva Paunova says Europe should be focusing further up the alphabet. As one of the younger...

    6. October 16, 2015

      Bulgarian prime minister Boyko Borisov quits EU refugee summit

      Bulgarian prime minister Boyko Borisov abruptly abandoned an EU summit focusing on the migrant crisis after reports of...

    7. FT Data

      October 9, 2015

      Life is better in twos

      Life is better in twos, at least according to the latest Eurostat results on life satisfaction. Couples with children...

    8. September 24, 2015

      Europe’s shadow economy costs €454bn in ‘lost’ taxes

      When Greece pushed up consumption taxes this summer in a bid to raise government revenues, struggling restaurant owners...

    9. September 24, 2015

      Outsourcing moves from Poland to Asia and eventually to robots

      In the less than the three decades since the Berlin Wall came down, Poland has become one of several eastern European...

    10. September 18, 2015

      Army on alert as almost 9,000 migrants surge into Croatia

      Croatia put its military on alert after almost 9,000 migrants surged into the country after being shut out of Hungary,...

    11. FT Alphaville

      September 18, 2015

      FT Opening Quote - Bramson's second bid to board Electra

      Activists Edward Bramson and Worldview are stirring things up again with Electra and Petroceltic this morning. FT...

    12. September 6, 2015

      Viktor Orban uses migrant crisis to shore up his sagging popularity

      Since the surge of immigrants from the Middle East to Europe started last year, Hungary has been at the centre of...

    13. August 27, 2015

      Net immigration to UK hits record high of 330,000

      A rise in the number of foreign nationals seeking work in Britain has pushed net migration to an all-time record of...

    14. August 17, 2015

      Eastern members pressure Nato for permanent bases

      Nato’s eastern European members will join forces to increase pressure on the military alliance to station permanent...

    15. July 22, 2015

      Balkan banks avoid a dose of Greek flu

      This week’s reopening of Greek banks brought relief not just in that country but across a large chunk of south-east...

    16. July 16, 2015

      ECB puts in place secret credit lines with Bulgaria and Romania

      The European Central Bank has introduced secret credit lines to Bulgaria and Romania as part of a broader effort to...

    17. July 9, 2015

      Bulgarian lev gains currency in Greece as euro exit looms

      Like many Bulgarians, Kostadin Dobrev, is a regular visitor to the beaches and bars of northern Greece. But this week,...

    18. June 30, 2015

      European regulators seek to ease Greece contagion fears

      Central and eastern European regulators have sought to allay fears of contagion spreading from Greece to neighbouring...

    19. June 26, 2015

      Nato rethink risks confrontation with Russia

      In a sign of just how dramatically the geopolitical landscape of Europe has shifted since the Russian annexation of...

    20. June 9, 2015

      Israeli MP denies taking drugs and procuring prostitutes

      Israel’s ruling Likud party has been embarrassed by allegations that an MP procured prostitutes and used hard drugs,...

    21. June 5, 2015

      Bulgaria is becoming a top outsourcing destination

      The city of Plovdiv, dating back 6,000 years and rich in archeological treasures, is regaining some of its former...

    22. June 5, 2015

      EU teams help countries rethink research and innovation

      Hungarian leaders often speak with pride of the innovations the country has given the world: the ballpoint pen, the...

    23. June 5, 2015

      Opinion: Southeast Europe can lead the way in clean energy

      At the end of 2014, Silicon Valley’s Progress Software Corporation acquired the Bulgarian software start-up Telerik for...

    24. June 4, 2015

      SEC sues Bulgarian trader over bogus Avon bid

      The US Securities and Exchange Commission has sued PTG Capital, the possibly fake company that made a bogus bid for...

    25. May 28, 2015

      All EU economies set to expand for first time since crisis

      All the economies of EU member states are set to expand this year for the first time since the financial crisis as a...

    26. May 7, 2015

      Gazprom announces deal with Ankara to build Black Sea pipeline

      Gazprom says it has reached agreement with Ankara to build a “Turkish Stream” pipeline across the Black Sea, bringing...

    27. beyondbrics

      May 5, 2015

      Time to end Europe's dependence on Russian energy

      Margrethe Vestager is one of the most influential women in Danish politics but it was her recent decisions as European...

    28. April 21, 2015

      Tate & Lyle wields axe to bolster profits

      Tate & Lyle is to withdraw from European bulk ingredients and take an axe to its sucralose operations in a...

    29. April 15, 2015

      Analysis: Turkey pivotal to future of European gas supplies

      On March 16, the presidents of Turkey, Azerbaijan and Georgia travelled to Kars in Turkey’s mountainous northeast, and...

    30. FT Photo Diary

      April 14, 2015

      Marines stand to attention in Sliven

      US Marines stand to attention during a military exercise at the Novo Selo military base near the town of Sliven, 290 km...

    31. April 14, 2015

      Property investors look beyond central and eastern Europe’s capital cities

      Judging by the number of cranes and construction sites dotting the sides of Warsaw’s main commercial street, it is easy...

    32. beyondbrics

      April 2, 2015

      Do windfalls of public funds encourage corruption? Evidence from a natural disaster

      In 2004 and 2005, Bulgaria was unexpectedly hit by torrential rain that caused extensive flooding. To deal with the...

    33. March 25, 2015

      Free Lunch: Understanding Greece

      Deficits without debt, default without Grexit Alexis Tsipras and Angela Merkel are no doubt right that it is better to...

    34. March 15, 2015

      Gazprom: Keeping the taps open

      First came the stake-out. On foot and by car they took the measure of the buildings, the entrances and the layout,...

    35. February 17, 2015

      British think-tanks ‘less transparent about sources of funding’

      British think-tanks are less transparent about their sources of funding than their European counterparts, with famous...

    36. beyondbrics

      January 29, 2015

      Bulgaria lines up €3.5bn bond issues as crises ease

      After a difficult two years that saw five governments, ongoing street protests and a banking crisis, Bulgaria’s...

    37. December 30, 2014

      Romanian and Bulgarian migrant numbers remain steady

      Romanian and Bulgarian migration to Britain has remained steady over the past few years, according to new research...

    38. Nick Butler

      December 7, 2014

      A passage to India — Putin goes to New Delhi

      Russia’s President Vladimir Putin heads to New Delhi next weekend and will sign a deal with India on energy supply,...

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