Thousands of miners march to protect the coal industry in Bulgaria

Around 1,000 miners from Bulgaria’s largest coal-fired power plant marched in Sofia on Wednesday to protect their jobs and urge the government to support their industry. Demonstrators called on the Cabinet to guarantee it would not rush to shut mines and power plants at the Maritsa East lignite coal complex in southern Bulgaria, despite a … Read more

Bulgaria slammed over ‘irreversible’ ecological impact of shipwreck

Bulgarian activists have raised environmental concerns over a shipwreck containing dangerous nitrogen fertilisers. The Vera SU cargo vessel — containing more than 3,000 tons of nitrogen fertiliser — is considered sunk off Bulgaria”s northern coast. Divers have also been sent to inspect the ship, where it is stranded on the rocks near the Yaylata nature … Read more

Bulgarian coal miners protest for job security amid EU closures

Hundreds of Bulgarian coal miners and energy workers have staged a protest amid concerns for their job safety. Buses carried protesters from across Bulgaria for the rally in the capital Sofia, where demonstrators chanted “we want jobs” as they marched to the government headquarters. Miners have called on the Bulgarian government to guarantee their jobs … Read more

Northern Ireland suffer second-half collapse to lose in Bulgaria

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