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New EUR10 Banknote Starts Circulating on September 23

A new EUR 10 banknoteof the Europa series will enter into circulation on 23 September 2014, according to a media statement of the European Central Bank (ECB).

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 22, 2014, Monday // 18:14 | Viewed: 618

Bulgaria Adopts EUR 113.5 M Maritime and Fisheries Program 2014-2020

Bulgaria’s EU Funds Management Coordination Council has proposed a budget of EUR 113.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 19, 2014, Friday // 16:51 | Viewed: 932

Finance Ministry Holding Talks on EUR 800 M Loan by EIB

Bulgaria's interim Deputy Prime Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva has announced the Finance Ministry is negotiating on a new loan from the European Investment Bank.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 18, 2014, Thursday // 21:22 | Viewed: 970

MEPs to Hear Kristalina Georgieva on October 2

Kristalina Georgieva, the nominee to become EU Commission Vice President for Budget and Human Resources, will be questioned at the European Parliament on October 2, the EP press office has announced.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 18, 2014, Thursday // 17:45 | Viewed: 914

Bulgaria’s Caretaker Govt Approves Cooperation Schemes under EU Programs

Bulgaria’s caretaker government has adopted a decision on cross-border cooperation under three programs in the 2014-2020 programming period.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 17, 2014, Wednesday // 15:38 | Viewed: 1029

Bulgaria Reaffirms Willingness to Help Kiev Build Closer Ties with EU

Bulgaria on Wednesday welcomed the ratification of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement which it expects will help Kiev build strong political and economic ties with the bloc.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 17, 2014, Wednesday // 14:36 | Viewed: 922

Bulgaria's Georgieva to Be Questioned by 3 EP Committees

Three committees at the European Parliament are to take part in the interrogation of Kristalina Georgieva in end-September.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 16, 2014, Tuesday // 15:59 | Viewed: 741

Bulgarian Socialist MEP Demands Compensation for Bulgarian Agricultural Producers

Bulgarian socialist MEP Momchil Nekov has called on the European Commission to pay more attention to the situation in Bulgaria.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 16, 2014, Tuesday // 14:00 | Viewed: 696

MEPs to Discuss Russian Embargo on EU Food Imports

Russia's ban on foods and agricultural products from the EU will be put forward for discussion at the European Parliament's Strasbourg session kicking off Monday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 15, 2014, Monday // 09:20 | Viewed: 1072

Bulgaria 'EU's Biggest Recipient' in 2014-2020 Programs

Bulgaria will be the biggest net recipient of EU funding in the next seven years, incoming EU Commission Vice President for Budget and Human Resources Kristalina Georgieva said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 15, 2014, Monday // 07:43 | Viewed: 1471

EU To Cover 6% Of Flood Damages In Bulgaria

Bulgaria will receive EU aid, covering 6% of the value of flood damages, said caretaker PM for EU funds management Iliana Tsanova for the Darik national radio.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 13, 2014, Saturday // 13:10 | Viewed: 1088

Bulgaria Faces Loss of Up To EUR 97 M in EU Funding for Agriculture

Bulgaria may lose EU funding for agriculture of EUR 53-97 M by end-2014, according to caretaker Agriculture Minister Vasil Grudev.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 12, 2014, Friday // 13:05 | Viewed: 1079

EU Unlikely to Welcome New Member States in Foreseeable Future – Johannes Hahn

Quality and not speed will be decisive for EU enlargement, according to Johannes Hahn, the new EU Commissioner for European Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 11, 2014, Thursday // 18:02 | Viewed: 1114

Bulgaria Falls Into Bottom Group of EC's Competitiveness Ranking

Bulgaria has been estimated as an EU Member State with "modest and stagnating or declining competitiveness" in a report of the European Commission.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 11, 2014, Thursday // 16:19 | Viewed: 1503

EU Payments May Restart In November

The European Commission expressed its willingness to restart payments on the European programmes as soon as possible, said the press office of Bulgaria's Government in a statement.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 11, 2014, Thursday // 10:40 | Viewed: 929

Bulgarian Mina Andreeva to Be Juncker's Spokeswoman

Mina Andreeva will be one of the three main spokespeople for EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 10, 2014, Wednesday // 17:38 | Viewed: 1381

Kristalina Georgieva Becomes EC Vice President for Budget, Human Resources

Bulgaria's Kristalina Georgieva was appointed EC Vice President for Budget and Human Resources, reported the Bulgarian National Television public broadcaster.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 10, 2014, Wednesday // 13:27 | Viewed: 2562

Kristalina Georgieva To Be Taxation, Anti-Fraud Commissioner

A draft line-up of the new European Commission, obtained by Reuters, shows that Bulgaria's Kristalina Georgieva would most likely be taxation and anti-fraud commissioner.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 10, 2014, Wednesday // 07:45 | Viewed: 1107

Bulgarian Municipalities, National Parks to Receive BGN 89 M under Environment OP

A total of BGN 89 M under Operational Program "Environment" will be paid out by the end of the week and payment requests worth another BGN 50 M are being processed, according to Bulgaria's Environment Ministry.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 9, 2014, Tuesday // 15:25 | Viewed: 1035

EC Clears State Aid to Bulgarian State Railways

The European Commission has authorized state aid for the restructuring of the Bulgarian State Railways (BDZ) company, according to a letter of the Directorate-General for Competition to the caretaker Transport Minister Nikolina Angelkova.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 9, 2014, Tuesday // 14:27 | Viewed: 931

EC Mission Arrives in Bulgaria Over Progress Report

A European Commission mission is on a visit to Bulgaria's Sofia this week on occasion of the mechanism for cooperation and verification report due to be released in January.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 8, 2014, Monday // 12:06 | Viewed: 969