Tag: Bulgaria

Immigration from Romania and Bulgaria at Record High

Immigration from Romania and Bulgaria to the United Kingdom is at its highest ever levels, according to Office for National Statistics (ONS) estimates. The Migration Statistics Quarterly Report for February 2017 records there has been a “statistically significant increase” in

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Hundreds Deported After Migrant Riot

After a massive riot which saw hundreds of Afghans fight with police and destroy parts of Bulgaria’s largest asylum camp, authorities have chosen to deport 250 migrants who took part.

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Bulgaria Bans The Burqa

SOFIA (AFP) – Bulgaria’s parliament approved on Friday legislation outlawing face-covering Islamic veils in public, joining a small number of EU countries as debate rages across Europe about religious freedoms.