World » EU

Hungarians Protest Against Planned Internet Tax

Thousands protested in Budapest on Sunday against Hingarian government’s plans to impose tax on Internet data traffic.

World » EU | October 27, 2014, Monday // 11:11 | Viewed: 1485

Hungary Mulls Unprecedented Internet Tax

Hungary could become the world's first country to levy usage of the Internet after its Economy Minister Mih?ly Varga proposed the move on Wednesday.

World » EU | October 24, 2014, Friday // 16:28 | Viewed: 1258

European Union to Boost Ebola Research with EUR 24.4M

The European Commission has announced EUR 24.4M from the EU budget for urgently needed Ebola research.

World » EU | October 24, 2014, Friday // 14:39 | Viewed: 1139

European Parliament Approves Jean-Claude Juncker Commission


World » EU | October 22, 2014, Wednesday // 13:52 | Viewed: 2450

New European Commission To Be Voted Wednesday In Strasbourg

Jean-Claude Juncker's team of European Commissioners is to be voted on Wednesday in Strasbourg.

World » EU | October 22, 2014, Wednesday // 08:13 | Viewed: 2766

Nigel Farage's EU Parliament Group Dissolved

The group of Britain's UK Independence Party (UKIP) within the European Parliament collapsed after losing a Latvian MEP who withdrew on Thursday.

World » EU | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 15:05 | Viewed: 1170

EC Urges Increased Cooperation to Avert Gas Crisis

The EU’s eastern members will be among the countries worst affected in case of a prolonged interruption of Russian gas supplies this winter, the European Commission has said.

World » EU | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 14:47 | Viewed: 990

Juncker Approves Slovenia’s Violeta Bulc as EC Member

European Commission President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker has approved the nomination of Slovenia’s vice premier Violeta Bulc for member of the EU’s executive body.

World » EU | October 15, 2014, Wednesday // 11:32 | Viewed: 9208

Luxembourg to Abandon Bank Secrecy Rules from 2017

Luxembourg said on Tuesday it will drop its bank secrecy rules from 2017 in a move that marks a  breakthrough in global efforts to reduce tax evasion.

World » EU | October 14, 2014, Tuesday // 21:55 | Viewed: 2367

Catalonia Cancels Independence Referendum

Catalonia’s regional government has decided to call off the November referendum on independence from Spain.

World » EU | October 14, 2014, Tuesday // 08:38 | Viewed: 1224

Slovenia’s Bratusek Withdraws Candidacy for EC Post

Incoming European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker announced Thursday the decision of Alenka Bratusek, former Slovenian Prime Minister, to withdraw her candidacy for a post on the European Commission.

World » EU | October 9, 2014, Thursday // 17:35 | Viewed: 1245

Westinghouse Hails EC Decision on State Aid for UK’s NPP Hinkley Point

Westinghouse Electric has welcomed the European Commission’s conclusion that the UK’s revised plan to subsidise the construction of a new nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point is in line with EU state aid rules.

World » EU | October 9, 2014, Thursday // 10:29 | Viewed: 1284

EU-Turkey Readmission Agreement Enters Into Force

The Readmission Agreement between Turkey and the EU entered into force on October 1.

World » EU | October 1, 2014, Wednesday // 18:59 | Viewed: 1959

Spain's Top Court Halts Catalan Independence Referendum

The Constitutional Court of Spain has stopped the referendum on independence the province of Catalonia is planning to hold November 9.

World » EU | September 30, 2014, Tuesday // 11:19 | Viewed: 1072

Catalonia To Hold Independence Referendum In November

The president of the Spanish region of Catalonia, Artur Mas, signed a decree calling for a referendum on independence to be held on November 9.

World » EU | September 27, 2014, Saturday // 13:51 | Viewed: 1364

European Aviation Safety Agency Allows Use of Electronic Devices throughout Flight

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has allowed European airlines to permit the use of mobile phones following the aircraft landing.

World » EU | September 26, 2014, Friday // 20:04 | Viewed: 10093

Hungary Suspends Gas Supplies to Ukraine 'Indefinitely'

Hungary’s gas operator FGSZ suspended natural gas supplies to Ukraine for an indefinite period of time, Thursday.

World » EU | September 26, 2014, Friday // 13:42 | Viewed: 1332

David Cameron Wants Britain to Join Air Strikes Against IS in Iraq  

British Prime Minister David Cameron has urged Parliament to endorse air strikes against positions held by Islamic State in northern Iraq after Baghdad asked London to help.

World » EU | September 25, 2014, Thursday // 08:54 | Viewed: 1179

EU Increases Syria Aid by EUR 215 M

The European Union will increase its aid to those affected by the civil war in Syria by EUR 215 M, according to a media statement of the European Commission.

World » EU | September 24, 2014, Wednesday // 07:34 | Viewed: 984

New Polish Gov't to Seek Normal Relations with Russia, Ukraine

The new cabinet in Poland will try to improve ties with Moscow and Kiev, Foreign Minister Grzegorz Schetyna has announced.

World » EU | September 23, 2014, Tuesday // 08:57 | Viewed: 1729

UK Retains Commitment to Devolution after Scotland's 'No'

The "Better Together" camp is leading on the "Yes Scotland" campaign, with partial results showing between 54 and 55 percent voted "No".

World » EU | September 19, 2014, Friday // 10:16 | Viewed: 3493
Bulgaria news (Sofia News Agency - is unique with being a real time news provider in English that informs its readers about the latest Bulgarian news. The editorial staff also publishes a daily online newspaper "Sofia Morning News." (Sofia News Agency - and Sofia Morning News publish the latest economic, political and cultural news that take place in Bulgaria. Foreign media analysis on Bulgaria and World News in Brief are also part of the web site and the online newspaper. News Bulgaria