European Elections 2014

Phantom Voters in Bulgaria 'Surpass 1.2 M'

About 1 200 000 "phantom voters" can be found in Bulgarian elections lists, Mihail Konstantinov, formerly a high-profile official in charge of elections, believes.

Politics » European Elections 2014 | September 1, 2014, Monday // 17:39 | Viewed: 1706

Bulgarian Electoral Commission Starts Registration for Early Elections

Bulgaria's Central Electoral Commission (CEC) starts receiving documents for the registration of political parties and coalitions for the early elections on October 5.

Politics » European Elections 2014 | August 12, 2014, Tuesday // 09:30 | Viewed: 954

Jean-Claude Juncker Elected President of EU Commission

A majority in the European Parliament has approved Jean-Claude Juncker to be President of the European Commission, reports BBC.

Politics » European Elections 2014 | July 15, 2014, Tuesday // 15:30 | Viewed: 1045

Jean-Claude Juncker To Be Approved As Head of European Commission

The European Parliament is expected to approve on Tuesday the nomination of former Luxembourg PM Jean-Claude Juncker as president of the European Commission.

Politics » European Elections 2014 | July 15, 2014, Tuesday // 09:59 | Viewed: 985

Bulgaria ex-Environment Mininster 'Might Head EP Committee'

Former Environment Minister Iskra Mihaylova has become the nomination of the European Parliament's ALDE group to chair the Regional Policy Committee.

Politics » European Elections 2014 | July 2, 2014, Wednesday // 11:53 | Viewed: 819

Martin Schulz Re-elected as European Parliament President

The European Parliament has re-elected Martin Schulz for a second presidential term, with 409 votes from the 751 MEPs.

Politics » European Elections 2014 | July 1, 2014, Tuesday // 14:17 | Viewed: 1335

New European Parliament to Hold Opening Session

MEPs are to convene Tuesday for the first session of the new European Parliament in Strasbourg.

Politics » European Elections 2014 | July 1, 2014, Tuesday // 10:32 | Viewed: 743

EU Leaders Back Jean-Claude Juncker as EU Commission President

Former Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker has received support from a majority of EU leaders to become the next EU Commission President.

Politics » European Elections 2014 | June 28, 2014, Saturday // 11:39 | Viewed: 1181

Bulgaria's Stanishev to Lead PES Talks on Future EU Policies

Socialist leader Sergey Stanishev has been authorized to conduct talks on the future EU Commission's policies on behalf of the Party of European Socialists (PES).

Politics » European Elections 2014 | June 27, 2014, Friday // 12:47 | Viewed: 1028

Bulgarian Socialist Leader Stanishev Changes Plans, Remains MEP

Bulgarian ruling party chief Sergey Stanishev has surprisingly submitted to Parliament a request to be freed of his duties as a lawmaker in order to become MEP.

Politics » European Elections 2014 | June 24, 2014, Tuesday // 10:39 | Viewed: 1463

David Cameron Losing Allies in Anti-Juncker Campaign

The opposition to Jean-Claude Juncker’s European Commission President candidacy is increasingly waning, much to the disliking of UK Prime Minister David Cameron.

Politics » European Elections 2014 | June 19, 2014, Thursday // 12:17 | Viewed: 1603

Finland's Outgoing PM Becomes Interim EU Commissioner

Jyrki Katainen, who has resigned as Finnish Prime Minister, is to replace EU Economic Affairs Commissioner Oli Rehn who was elected to be MEP in May.

Politics » European Elections 2014 | June 18, 2014, Wednesday // 17:24 | Viewed: 1684

EP Socialists Elect Martin Schulz As Group Leader

European Parliament President Martin Schulz has been elected the leader of the body’s Social Democrat bloc, reports Deutsche Welle.

Politics » European Elections 2014 | June 18, 2014, Wednesday // 16:42 | Viewed: 1679

Grillo's Five Star Movement to Join Farage in EU Parliament

MEPs from Italy's Five Star Movement (M5S) overwhelmingly approved in a referendum to join forces with British euroskeptic UKIP, headed by Nigel Farage.

Politics » European Elections 2014 | June 13, 2014, Friday // 12:12 | Viewed: 2966

Bulgaria's BWC, Germany's AfD Join EP Conservatives

Bulgaria without Censorship (BWC), the party of ex-journalist Nikolay Barekov, and euroskeptic Alternative for Germany (AfD) have joined the European conservatives.

Politics » European Elections 2014 | June 12, 2014, Thursday // 14:23 | Viewed: 1430

Bobov Dol Mines Managing Cadre Fired over Controlled Vote Scandal

Ognyan Zarev, who was in the management of the Bobov Dol mines, has been fired after a hidden-camera footage alleged controlled vote ahead of May's European Elections.

Politics » European Elections 2014 | June 12, 2014, Thursday // 10:53 | Viewed: 938

Juncker Could Withdraw EC Presidency Bid

Jean-Claude Juncker could pull out of the race for European Commission President, according to diplomatic sources.

Politics » European Elections 2014 | June 7, 2014, Saturday // 16:33 | Viewed: 1632

IMF Chief Christine Lagarde Dispels EC President Rumours

The head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde has ruled out the possibility of becoming the next European Commission President.

Politics » European Elections 2014 | June 7, 2014, Saturday // 14:23 | Viewed: 1691

EP ECR Group Refuses Comment on Negotiations With Barekov, Dzhambazki

The European Conservatives and Reformists (ECR) group in the EP refused to comment on the negotiations with the Bulgaria Without Censorship's Nikolai Barekov and Angel Dzhambazki.

Politics » European Elections 2014 | June 4, 2014, Wednesday // 16:21 | Viewed: 1571

MEPs Barekov, Dzhambazki to Join ECR Group in European Parliament

Nikolay Barekov and Angel Dzambazki, who were elected MEPs in the European vote, will join the European Conservatives and Reformists group in the EP.

Politics » European Elections 2014 | June 4, 2014, Wednesday // 12:51 | Viewed: 1646

Bulgarian Socialists Blame Ukraine, ABV for Election Defeat

Low voter turnout at the EU elections on May 25 was a result of the Ukraine crisis and the rise of President (2002-2011)'s splinter-off ABV party, BSP officials believe.

Politics » European Elections 2014 | June 3, 2014, Tuesday // 16:16 | Viewed: 937