More than a dozen people died in Greece, Turkey and Bulgaria as heavy rains hit parts of those countries. Record rainfall hit the central region of Magnesia in Greece.
Preliminary results indicated a narrow race between Prime Minister Boyko Borisov's GERB party and ex-Prime Minister Kiril Petkov's PP. Inflation has remained the top concern this election.
The Qatargate corruption scandal in Europe is getting a lot of coverage in the papers, after a former MEP struck a deal with Belgian prosecutors to reveal crucial details. Also, German paper Die Welt publishes an investigation into how Bulgarian authorities provided secret aid to Ukraine, despite the country's pro-Russian ties.
21 Nov 2022
Bulgarian prosecutors say the suspects are accused of providing assistance to people involved in the blast. The explosion killed six people and injured 80 on Istanbul's Istiklal Avenue on November 13.
3 Oct 2022
Bulgarians have cast their votes in the fourth election the country has seen in 18 months. The EU's poorest member is struggling with double-digit inflation and divisions over Russia's invasion of Ukraine.