Sofia. In an interview with BNR on Sunday, European Commission (EC) Spokesperson Marlene Holzner points out that an analysis of the EC includes data on wholesale prices of natural gas within the EU and adds that the Bulgarian energy market is not liberalised as Bulgaria has only one energy supplier.
New York. A tornado half a mile wide struck near Oklahoma City on Sunday, part of a massive storm front that hammered the central United States. News reports said at least one person had died, Reuters reports.
Sofia. Bulgarian tax system is comparatively good and needs no reforms. The main problem is low tax collection and the urgent need to take measures against tax fraud. This is the main conclusion for Bulgaria of a study by the European Commission (EC) on tax systems in the EU, as quoted by Trud daily.