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Bulgarian MEPs all backbenchers?

By Georgi Gotev My colleague blogger Emanuele Bonini writes that despite the terrible political situation in Italy, his compatriots can be proud that the new European Parliament President is Italian, and another Italian succeeded to…

How Bulgaria succeeded to miss two EU top jobs

By Georgi Gotev Bulgaria may be a small country and the poorest in the EU, but two Bulgarian names have been widely mentioned as candidates for EU top jobs at the marathon summit that ended…

Dear leaders, please watch your language!

By Georgi Gotev UK PM hopeful Boris Johnson called the French “turds”.   Footage of Johnson calling the French what could be translated in their language as « merde » was cut from a BBC documentary following a…


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