Sofia. It is impossible to support a nominee of the Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria (CEDB) for National Assembly Speaker, because the policy of CEDB humiliated the parliament and turned it into a rubber seal and an institution that carries out the will of the Council of Ministers in a parliamentary republic, Bulgarian Socialist Party leader Sergey Stanishev told journalists, cited by FOCUS News Agency.
Hadzhidimovo. The reason for the death of the 10-year-old child from the southwestern Bulgarian village of Koprivlen is an electric shock, Dr. Maria Radoykova, director of Ivan Skenderov hospital in the town of Gotse Delchev, told FOCUS – Pirin Radio.
Lisbon. The latest draconian measures to shore up the Portuguese economy will make matters worse and the government should break the agreement with the IMF and European Union or obtain better terms, an opinion poll found on Monday, AFP reported.