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Financial Supervision Commission Chair, ECB Vice-President Discuss Troubled Bulgarian Bank KTB

Stoyan Mavrodiev, Chair of Bulgaria’s Financial Supervision Commission (FSC), met with Vitor Constancio, Vice-President of the European Central Bank (ECB) during a working visit to Frankfurt.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 31, 2014, Friday // 18:30 | Viewed: 472

EU to Unfreeze Payments Under Environment OP in Two Weeks

The European Commission will resume payments to Bulgaria under Operational Programme (OP) Environment within two weeks, a senior government official has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 30, 2014, Thursday // 17:18 | Viewed: 711

Public Transport In Sofia Cheapest In EU Capitals

The public transport in Sofia is the cheapest, compared to the other EU capitals, shows a Belgian survey, quoted by the BTA wire service.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 30, 2014, Thursday // 10:54 | Viewed: 653

New EU Food Label Requirements Come Into Effect In December

As of December 13 the new EU Regulation 1169/2011 on the provision of food information to consumers comes into effect, reports the BGNES wire service.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 29, 2014, Wednesday // 17:07 | Viewed: 873

Bulgaria Increasingly Likely to Lose EUR 1.6B in EU Agriculture Funding

The risk of Bulgaria losing EUR 1.6 B in EU funding for agriculture has increased substantially due to the failure of the Agriculture Ministry to select an auditing authority for the payments made in the period October 16, 2013 – October 15, 2014.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 29, 2014, Wednesday // 12:42 | Viewed: 866

Bulgaria Should Brace for ‘Not Quite Positive’ EC Progress Report – Caretaker Minister

Caretaker Justice Minister Hristo Ivanov has cautioned that Bulgaria needs to prepare for a “not quite positive” progress report of the European Commission under the Co-operation and Verification Mechanism.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 29, 2014, Wednesday // 07:43 | Viewed: 621

Bulgaria's Justice Minister Hristo Ivanov Pays Working Visit to Brussels

Bulgaria's caretaker Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Justice Hristo Ivanov will present in Brussels the updated judicial reform strategy, Tuesday, announced by the Ministry's press office.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 28, 2014, Tuesday // 16:13 | Viewed: 612

Bulgaria Asked to Give EUR 7 M More for EU's 2015 Budget

Sofia should transfer an additional EUR 7 M installment to EU's budget, the EU Commission announced Friday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 24, 2014, Friday // 19:31 | Viewed: 1595

Bulgaria Applies for Flood Damage Aid from EUSF

Bulgaria has applied for assistance under the European Union Solidarity Fund (EUSF) for coping with the flood damage in the northwestern regions of Vidin and Vratsa.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 24, 2014, Friday // 17:22 | Viewed: 955

President Plevleniev: Bulgaria Can Meet EU's Renewables Target

The EU's aim to curtail carbon emissions by 40 percent and boost green energy's share in the mix by 27 percent, adopted Friday, can also be accomplished by Bulgaria, President Rosen Plevneliev said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 24, 2014, Friday // 17:18 | Viewed: 981

President Plevneliev Criticises Guy Verhofstadt's Recommendations

Bulgaria will not give in to someone else's suggestions when setting up its new government said in Brussels Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev, reports the Club Z website.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 23, 2014, Thursday // 19:31 | Viewed: 1351

ALDE President: Bulgaria Should Form Govt without Nationalist Formations

The Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) Party has issued recommendations about the makeup of Bulgaria’s new government.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 23, 2014, Thursday // 09:06 | Viewed: 1225

Bulgaria’s President to Take Part in European Council Meeting Oct 23-24

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev will arrive Thursday in Brussels on a two-day working visit related to a European Council meeting.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 23, 2014, Thursday // 07:35 | Viewed: 966

Hungary's Navracsics Deprived of Citizenship Portfolio in New EC Panel

Hungary's Tibor Navracsics will not be in charge of the citizenship portfolio in the new European Commission, according to Jean-Claude Juncker, President-elect of the new EC.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 22, 2014, Wednesday // 12:11 | Viewed: 1066

EU Commission 'Should Adopt New Approach' to Disasters, Emergency - MEP

The European Commission needs a more comprehensive and coordinated approach to disaster and emergency response, MEP Iliana Iotova has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 07:37 | Viewed: 894

EC Approves Project for Upgrade of Fire Services in Bulgaria

The European Commission has approved a project for the upgrade of fire fighting services under Operational Program Regional Development 2007-2013.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 17, 2014, Friday // 20:02 | Viewed: 1222

Bulgaria’s EU Funds Loss under Regional Development Program May Reach BGN 95 M

Bulgaria’s EU funds loss under the Regional Development Program could reach BGN 70-98, according to caretaker Minister Vasil Grudev.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 07:37 | Viewed: 1070

Bulgaria Joins Case Against Minimum Alcohol Price In Scotland

Bulgaria joins the case in the European court of justice against the minimum alcohol price in Scotland, reports Dnevnik.bg, quoting a statement of the Government press office.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 15, 2014, Wednesday // 17:23 | Viewed: 1716

FT: Cut in Russian Gas Flow Could Speed Up Diversification in Europe

Bulgaria is seen as ‘extremely vulnerable’ if tensions between Russia and the West over Ukraine lead to a cut in Russian gas supplies to Europe this winter, the Financial Times has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 15, 2014, Wednesday // 13:58 | Viewed: 1080

Could Kristalina Georgieva's Portfolio Be Changed to 'Energy Union'?

European Voice, a Brussels-based outlet, wrote Monday that Kristalina Georgieva, incoming EU Commission Vice President for Budget and Human Resources, could get Energy Union instead.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 13, 2014, Monday // 18:37 | Viewed: 971

EC: Bulgaria Should Abolish Regulated Electricity Prices

The European Commission has recommended that Bulgaria abolish regulated electricity prices in a report on the internal energy market.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 13, 2014, Monday // 17:25 | Viewed: 1008