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We take you to the 28 EU member states for a series of exclusive reports and interviews with local MEPs. Produced in partnership with the European Parliament. Saturday at 12.10 pm. We'll be back in September with a new series.

EUROPE NOW

EUROPE NOW

Latest update : 2013-04-29

Bulgaria: Poverty protests rock EU's poorest country

2013 has revealed the hidden face of Bulgaria: a nation worn down by poverty and corruption. As Bulgarians go to the polls on May 12th, our reporters follow the main candidates on the campaign trail and look at a recent wave of tragic suicides by self-immolation. Meanwhile, MEP Ivailo Kalfin takes us to a local hospital to discuss the country's healthcare system and shares the secrets of a new form of solidarity, "suspended bread".

Presenter: Christophe Robeet
Editor in chief: Caroline de Camaret
Producer: Alix Le Bourdon
Reporter: Julie Dungelhoeff
Images: Olivier Molinari, Alix Le Bourdon
Editing: Max Paquereau, Audrey Le Narvor, Delphine Mironenko

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By Christophe ROBEET

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