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Has the EU taken its eye off the ball on corruption?

Corruption is a growing problem in the EU because leaders have been busy dealing with other crises, it’s been claimed.

Corruption is a growing problem in the EU because leaders have been busy dealing with other crises, it’s been claimed.

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Widespread damage after train blast in Bulgaria

At least five people have died in northeastern Bulgaria following a gas explosion after a train derailed early on Saturday.

At least five people have died in northeastern Bulgaria following a gas explosion after a train derailed early on Saturday.

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Inferno horror in Bulgaria as freight train derails

At least five people have been killed and 25 injured when a cargo train derailed and burst into flames in the northeast of the country

At least five people have been killed and 25 injured when a cargo train derailed and burst into flames in the northeast of the country

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Four dead as Bulgaria train derails and explodes

At least four people have been killed and another 25 injured after a freight train derailed and exploded in northeastern Bulgaria.

At least four people have been killed and another 25 injured after a freight train derailed and exploded in northeastern Bulgaria.

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Bulgaria: migrant camp rioter 'belongs to radical cell'

Bulgarian authorities say one of the organisers of this week’s riots at a refugee shelter belongs to a ‘radical cell’.

Bulgarian authorities say one of the organisers of this week’s riots at a refugee shelter belongs to a ‘radical cell’.

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Migrants riot at Bulgarian refugee camp

They are angry about a decision by the local authority to put the camp in the southern town of Harmanli under quarantine after reports of a possible outbreak of skin disease.

They are angry about a decision by the local authority to put the camp in the southern town of Harmanli under quarantine after reports of a possible outbreak of skin disease.

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Bulgarian ex-minister accused of illegal MiG jet repair plan

Bulgaria’s outgoing defence minister has been charged with failing to honour an agreement with Russia to repair its Soviet-era fighter jets.

Bulgaria’s outgoing defence minister has been charged with failing to honour an agreement with Russia to repair its Soviet-era fighter jets.

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Bulgaria's ex-energy minister charged over failed nuclear project

Prosecutors in Bulgaria have charged the country’s former economy and energy minister over the cancellation of a 10 billion euro nuclear project.

Prosecutors in Bulgaria have charged the country’s former economy and energy minister over the cancellation of a 10 billion euro nuclear project.

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Socialist Rumen Radev is Bulgaria's new president

As official results confirm, Rumen Radev will become Bulgaria’s next president while the ruling government has resigned.

As official results confirm, Rumen Radev will become Bulgaria’s next president while the ruling government has resigned.

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Bulgaria backs EU's Georgieva to be next UN chief

Kristalina Georgieva, an EU commissioner, has been nominated by her native Bulgaria as a candidate to become the next UN Secretary General.

Kristalina Georgieva, an EU commissioner, has been nominated by her native Bulgaria as a candidate to become the next UN Secretary General.

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eSkills - Investing in European Youth to boost digital skills

Business Planet meets Bulgarian entrepreneur Lyubomir Yanchev winner of the '2015 Young Digital Talent of the Year' award. You will learn how to enter this year's 'eSkills for Jobs' competition.

Business Planet meets Bulgarian entrepreneur Lyubomir Yanchev winner of the '2015 Young Digital Talent of the Year' award. You will learn how to enter this year's 'eSkills for Jobs' competition.

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Walking on water: Bulgarian artist Christo realises his dream

These are the pictures of a highly-original new installation in northern Italy – a three-kilometre floating walkway that allows people to walk on water.

These are the pictures of a highly-original new installation in northern Italy – a three-kilometre floating walkway that allows people to walk on water.

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'Moral crisis' could 'destroy' EU, warns Bulgarian president

In this edition of The Global Conversation, Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev talks migration, Ukraine and relations with the European Union and

In this edition of The Global Conversation, Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev talks migration, Ukraine and relations with the European Union and