May 4, 2017 / 7:03 AM / 7 months ago

PRESS DIGEST - Bulgaria - May 4

SOFIA, May 4 (Reuters) - These are some of the main stories in Bulgarian newspapers on Thursday. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

-- Bulgaria’s interim Prime Minister Ognyan Gerdzhikov described his caretaker administration as having been a success (Trud, 24 Chasa, Standart, Monitor)

-- A total of 294 migrants have been arrested at the border with Turkey since January 1, nearly 80 percent less than in the same period last year, interim Deputy Prime Minister Stefan Yanev said (Trud, Standart)

-- Bulgaria should attract investors with economic incentives and not only with low wages, President Rumen Radev said during a meeting with Sharan Burrow, general secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation. Burrow said that the growing gap between poor and rich and the subsequent social exclusion generated various problems as some of them are a threat to democracy in a country

-- The Bulgarian Football Union (BFU) faced widespread accusations of being far too lenient in reducing by half Levski Sofia’s fine after the club’s fans displayed Nazi symbol during their 3-0 loss to bitter city rivals CSKA on Saturday (Tema Sport, Trud, Standart)

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