Deal will unblock North Macedonia’s EU path, but opponents say it goes too far in appeasing Bulgaria.
Tens of thousands people took to the streets to protest against the French proposal to end a dispute with Bulgaria that has stalled North Macedonia's EU accession process.
The EU Council of Ministers has agreed to an effective ban on the sale of petrol and diesel cars from 2035, overcoming last minute opposition from a group of five countries.
Russian ambassador in Sofia says that Moscow may cut diplomatic ties with Nato member Bulgaria after Sofia rejected ultimatum to cancel expulsion of 70 diplomats.
North Macedonia urged to accept French proposal that would unlock its EU accession progress and that of neighbouring Albania.
The European Commission’s Economic Sentiment Indicators (ESI) for Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) fell in May as the polycrisis hitting the world took its toll on economies across the entire region.
Security alliance’s leaders agree a big increase in troop deployments on its Eastern Flank, more help for Ukraine in its defence against Russian aggression, and a new Strategic Concept.
Pro-Moscow BSP says it won't continue talks on a new coalition with outgoing PM Kiril Petkov's Change Continues after mass expulsion of Russian diplomats.
Italy, Portugal, Slovakia, Bulgaria and Romania are seeking to push back by five years EU proposals to slap a ban on selling new petrol and diesel cars from 2035.
Mass expulsion is unprecedented for Bulgaria, which until recently was seen as one of Russia’s most loyal allies in the EU.
Credit Suisse becomes first big bank group in Switzerland to be convicted in such a case after failing to prevent laundering of over CHF19mn.
ITN says it would form new coalition government so long as Petkov steps down as premier.
North Macedonia has already rejected the French EU Presidency's compromise plan because it foregrounds Bulgaria's complaints about its neighbour.
Europe’s electricity system could become greener, more secure and more resilient while not requiring any funding if the right investments are made to replace increasingly expensive fossil fuels.
An 8% rise in global energy investment in 2022 to $2.4 trillion, driven by a 12% rise in clean energy spending, is still far from enough to tackle the energy crisis and to put the world on the path to a greener and more secure energy future.
Vote ends efforts by Kiril Petkov's government to tackle graft in the EU's most corrupt country and plunges Bulgaria back into political instability.
First goal for Agriniser will be to expand its digital marketplace to buy and sell grain into Romania.
Bulgaria posted the highest level of inflation in Southeastern Europe amongst EU members after annual inflation hit 13.4% in May, as the whole world fights to avoid stagflation
Thousands join opposition protest in Skopje, where anti-government sentiment is fuelled by soaring living costs and failure to progress towards EU accession.
Opposition parties including those from the far-right and populist right are preparing to bring down PM Kiril Petkov's reformist government.