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Bulgarian PM Discusses Energy Projects at EU Council

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov discussed several energy projects as substitutes to the cancelled South Stream pipeline during the first day of the European Council on Thursday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 19, 2014, Friday // 10:08 | Viewed: 593

EU Provides Financial Aid for Integration of Immigrants in Bulgaria

The European Union (EU) grants BGN 1.4 million to Bulgaria for the integration of immigrants from non-EU countries.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 19, 2014, Friday // 09:08 | Viewed: 519

Bulgaria Gets Nod for EUR 2 B in EU Funding for Transport Projects

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said on Thursday the European Commission has approved EUR 2 B in financing under the 2014-2020 Operational Programme Transport for Bulgaria.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 18, 2014, Thursday // 20:27 | Viewed: 901

More Than Half of Bulgarians Have Positive Image of EU – Eurobarometer

The latest Eurobarometer shows that 51 % of Bulgarians have a positive image of the European Union (EU).

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 18, 2014, Thursday // 13:58 | Viewed: 612

Bulgaria to Get EUR 10.5 M Disaster Aid from EU

Bulgaria would get from the EU EUR 10.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 17, 2014, Wednesday // 08:40 | Viewed: 617

German Chancellor Promises Help, to Send Experts to Bulgaria

Germany is to send experts who are going to advise Bulgaria on issues such as judicial reform, energy projects and absorption of European Union (EU) funds.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 15, 2014, Monday // 17:08 | Viewed: 1659

Bulgaria Evades 15% Cut to 2015 Turbot Quota

The EU Agriculture and Fisheries Council (AGRIFISH) has kept Bulgaria’s 2015 turbot quota unchanged at 43.2 tonnes.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 15, 2014, Monday // 16:00 | Viewed: 607

European Commission Seeks Turbot Quota Cuts for Bulgaria, Romania

The EU Agriculture and Fisheries Council (AGRIFISH) is to decide Monday on cuts to the national turbot quotas of Bulgaria and Romania.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 15, 2014, Monday // 09:56 | Viewed: 777

Bulgaria Has Lowest Consumption Per Capita in EU – Eurostat

Bulgaria has the lowest consumption per capita among the 28 member states of the European Union.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 12, 2014, Friday // 12:54 | Viewed: 963

EU Monitoring on Bulgaria Should Be Suspended - FM Daniel Mitov

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has called on Brussels to lift the EU's Mechanism for Cooperation and Verification (CVM) introduced the country amid its EU accession in 2007.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 11, 2014, Thursday // 19:04 | Viewed: 985

PM Borisov, Deputy PM Kuneva Present ‘Bulgaria in Schengen’ Booklet

Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Kuneva and Prime Minister Boyko Borisov presented Wednesday a booklet on Bulgaria’s preparedness for accession to the Schengen Agreement.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 10, 2014, Wednesday // 12:49 | Viewed: 929

EU Countries, European Parliament Agree on 2015 Budget

The European Parliament and the EU Member States have reached preliminary agreement on the EU 2015 budget.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 9, 2014, Tuesday // 17:17 | Viewed: 671

Bulgaria to Lose EUR 248 M in EU Funding for Agriculture

Bulgaria will have to return EUR 248 M to the European Commission under the Rural Development Program 2007-2013, according to Agriculture Minister Desislava Taneva.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 9, 2014, Tuesday // 16:27 | Viewed: 1098

Bulgaria Registers 1.5% Y/Y GDP Growth in Q3, 2014 – Eurostat

In the third quarter of 2014, Bulgaria registered 1.5% year-on-year GDP growth, according to Eurostat.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 8, 2014, Monday // 12:10 | Viewed: 707

Minister Vuchkov Expects Criticism over Weakened Investigative Capacity of Interior Ministry

Veselin Vuchkov expects criticism over the weakened investigative capacity of the Interior Ministry in the upcoming progress report of the European Commission.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 5, 2014, Friday // 21:26 | Viewed: 754

Bulgaria to Receive EUR 105 M in EU Aid to Most Deprived

The European Commission approved Friday an operational program envisaging the allocation of EUR 104.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 5, 2014, Friday // 18:01 | Viewed: 1064

Timmermans: CVM Reports on Bulgaria Should Not Be Tied to Schengen Accession

First Vice President of the European Commission Frans Timmermans, who is in charge of the Co-operation and Verification Mechanism (CVM) over Bulgaria and Romania, has said that it should not be tied to the accession to Schengen of the two countries.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 5, 2014, Friday // 16:09 | Viewed: 1186

Martin Schulz: Meeting Criteria Crucial for Bulgaria’s Schengen Bid

Admitting Bulgaria into the EU’s borderless Schengen zone is a legal problem rather than a political one, according to European Parliament President Martin Schulz.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 4, 2014, Thursday // 22:22 | Viewed: 1003

Donald Tusk: Bulgaria Well-Prepared to Join Schengen Zone

Bulgaria’s is well prepared to join the EU’s visa-free Schengen zone, European Council President Donald Tusk opined on Thursday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 4, 2014, Thursday // 21:26 | Viewed: 2500

EU Unfreezes Bulgaria's Blocked Funds for Regional Development

The European Commission is unfreezing the EU funds under Operational Programme Regional Development, that were suspended for Bulgaria in the middle of the year.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 4, 2014, Thursday // 16:10 | Viewed: 1313

Juncker: European Commission Will Tolerate No Blackmail over South Stream

Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, has assured Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov of the EU’s support for the country.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 4, 2014, Thursday // 14:36 | Viewed: 3234