French Ambassador Xavier Lapeyre de Cabanes on a country without dissidents, the importance of press freedom and why you shouldn't talk with extremists
Former PM's bons mots know no bounds
"May be I should have been killed to make everyone happy."
Delyan Peevski, MP for the DPS
In English it sounds something like the Steal-a-Little-and-They-Throw-You-in-Jail-Steal-a-Lot-and-They-Make-You-King chorus line, but it is in fact an old Bulgarian adage that Bulgarians keep intoning whenever a bank goes bust or a dubious character emerges as a member of the new-rich elite. A story circulated in the newspapers in June tends to corroborate this kind of folk wisdom.