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EU Parliament Approves Union's Budget for 2015

The Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) approved the 2015 budget of the European Union (EU) on Wednesday.

World » EU | December 18, 2014, Thursday // 12:47 | Viewed: 939

Bulgarian, British PMs to Meet During EU Council Summit

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov is to meet his British counterpart David Cameron during the upcoming summit of the European Council that takes place on Thursday and Friday in Brussels.

World » EU | December 18, 2014, Thursday // 11:58 | Viewed: 1259

EU Commission to Enquire All Member States on Tax Rulings

The European Commission has decided to ask all member states to provide information about their tax rulings to ensure compliance with the EU’s state aid rules.

World » EU | December 17, 2014, Wednesday // 18:17 | Viewed: 1615

EU Parliament Fails to Agree on Joint Motion on Recognition of Palestine

The Members of European Parliament (MEPs) failed on Tuesday to agree on a joint motion calling on EU member states to recognise the state of Palestine.

World » EU | December 17, 2014, Wednesday // 12:12 | Viewed: 1273

EU Parliament Reelects Ombudsman with Overwhelming Majority

The European Parliament reelected on Tuesday the incumbent European Ombudsman Emily O'Reilly with a large majority.

World » EU | December 16, 2014, Tuesday // 16:47 | Viewed: 784

Czech Govt Moves to Step Up Fight Against Alcohol, Gambling

The Czech Republic’s government has decided to curb access to alcohol and gambling in a bid to reduce their negative impact on young people and adults alike.

World » EU | December 16, 2014, Tuesday // 14:33 | Viewed: 837

EU Will Never Recognise Crimea's Annexation - Mogherini

The EU will never recognise Crimea’s annexation by Russia, the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini said Monday after the first meeting of the EU-Ukraine Association Council.

World » EU | December 16, 2014, Tuesday // 12:22 | Viewed: 1081

Juncker Warns UK on Discrimination Against EU Workers

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker warned Britain's prime minister David Cameron on the discrimination against workers from other EU countries.

World » EU | December 13, 2014, Saturday // 16:06 | Viewed: 1426

New EU Rules for Food Labelling Come into Effect on Dec. 13

The new EU rules for food labelling come into effect on December 13, reports Mediapool.

World » EU | December 13, 2014, Saturday // 10:11 | Viewed: 1028

Bulgarian PM, German Chancellor to Meet, Discuss Energy Matters

The Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov is to meet the German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a meeting scheduled for December 15 in Germany.

World » EU | December 12, 2014, Friday // 15:58 | Viewed: 1689

Mogherini to Discuss Syria, Ukraine in Turkey Visit

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini is due to meet Turkish leaders an an attempt to secure Ankara's support for the fight against Islamic State (IS) and sanctions against Russia.

World » EU | December 8, 2014, Monday // 13:51 | Viewed: 1117

Mogherini Calls on Russia to Avoid Involving Balkans in Dispute over Ukraine

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has called on Russia not to involve Southeast Europe in the Moscow-Brussels dispute over the Ukraine crisis.

World » EU | December 6, 2014, Saturday // 10:41 | Viewed: 1688

EU Grants EUR 180 M in Fresh Aid to Syrian Refugees

The European Commission adopted on Thursday EUR 180 million package aimed at ameliorating the ongoing crisis in Syria, as well as its spillover effects in neighbouring Jordan and Lebanon.

World » EU | December 5, 2014, Friday // 09:53 | Viewed: 984

Hungary Looking for New Gas Sources After Putin Scraps South Stream

Hungary’s Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said on Tuesday the country will have to find alternative sources to secure its long-term gas supplies following Russia’s decision to drop the South Stream project.

World » EU | December 2, 2014, Tuesday // 18:02 | Viewed: 1146

EU Commission to Continue Talks on Finding Solution on South Stream

The European Commission said on Tuesday it will continue talks on South Stream with EU member states despite Russia’s announcement that it has abandoned the gas pipeline project.

World » EU | December 2, 2014, Tuesday // 15:23 | Viewed: 1487

Moscow’s Decision on South Stream Highlights Need for Diversification, EU Commission VP Says

The way Russia has taken and announced its decision to abandon South Stream once again highlights the importance of diversification of gas supply sources for Bulgaria, a senior EU Commission member said on Tuesday.

World » EU | December 2, 2014, Tuesday // 13:32 | Viewed: 1255

Poland's Donald Tusk Steps In as President of European Council

The former Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk is to be inaugurated to the position of President of the European Council at an official handover ceremony today.

World » EU | December 1, 2014, Monday // 10:59 | Viewed: 1253

Kristalina Georgieva Calls for Sound Agreement on EU Budget

Bulgarian Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva said today that it is more important to reach a sound, rather than prompt agreement on the EU budget.

World » EU | November 28, 2014, Friday // 17:57 | Viewed: 1059

MEPs Question Commission On Violated Rights of Bulgarian Immigrants

Bulgarian MEP Ilhan Kyuchyuk, and fellow members from his parliamentary group ALDE, posed an enquiry to the European Commission on the effective application of the principle of free access to the labour market in the EU.

World » EU | November 28, 2014, Friday // 15:30 | Viewed: 1060

Finnish Parliament Approves Same-Sex Marriage

The Finnish Parliament has approved a bill allowing same-sex marriage, reports the Yle public broadcaster.

World » EU | November 28, 2014, Friday // 14:31 | Viewed: 983

EU Commission Survives Vote of No Confidence in Parliament

The European Commission of Jean-Claude Juncker survived the vote of no confidence that was held in the European Parliament earlier today.

World » EU | November 27, 2014, Thursday // 16:01 | Viewed: 1253
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