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MEPs Oppose South Stream, Seek Sanctions against Russian Energy Firms

The European Parliament has adopted a resolution opposing the South Stream gas pipeline and recommending a search for alternative sources of gas supplies for the EU.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | 5 hours ago | Viewed: 1428

EC Rejects Suspending Rural Development Payments to Bulgaria

The European Commission has not suspended rural development payments to Bulgaria, according to Roger Waite, EC Spokesman for Agriculture and Rural Development.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 16, 2014, Wednesday // 15:56 | Viewed: 567

Bulgaria "Could Remain EU's Poorest Country Even after 2020"

Bulgaria could still have to catch up with average European levels of economic and social development after 2020, a report by the National Audit Office argues.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 16, 2014, Wednesday // 14:23 | Viewed: 861

MEPs Seek Mandatory "Made-in" Labeling to Boost Product Safety

The European Parliament voted Tuesday to make "Made-in" labelling mandatory for non-food products sold on the single market.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 16, 2014, Wednesday // 12:12 | Viewed: 400

EP Approves Right to Basic Bank Account for All EU Residents

Anyone legally residing in the EU would have the right to open a basic payment account, under a new law passed by European Parliament on Tuesday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 15, 2014, Tuesday // 14:36 | Viewed: 683

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Urges EU to Guarantee Russian Gas Supplies

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin has called on the EU to guarantee gas supplies from Russia to Ukraine and gas transit to the remaining part of Europe.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 14, 2014, Monday // 21:07 | Viewed: 1089

Supreme Court Chair: Time to Set End Date for EC Reports on Bulgaria

The Chair of Bulgaria's Supreme Court of Cassation has called for a discussion on the end date for the co-operation and verification mechanism (CVM) of the European Commission.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 13, 2014, Sunday // 15:11 | Viewed: 1057

EC Approves Application Form for Western Arc of Sofia Ringroad

The European Commission officially approved the application form for the project for the western arc of the Sofia ringroad, according to Deputy Transport Minister Petar Kirov.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 11, 2014, Friday // 15:12 | Viewed: 1079

Bulgaria Hits Bottom in EC Transport Scoreboard

The European Commission has published Thursday for the first time a scoreboard on transport in the EU.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 10, 2014, Thursday // 18:00 | Viewed: 1167

New Regional Aid Map Caps State Funding in Southwest Bulgaria

State aid to companies in Southwest Bulgaria will be limited to 25% of eligible investment costs, and in all other regions - to 50 %.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 9, 2014, Wednesday // 13:32 | Viewed: 703

Bulgaria to Receive EUR 1.8B EU Funds by End-2014 – Deputy PM

European Union will allocate about EUR 1.8B to Bulgaria by the end of 2014, according to Deputy Prime Minister Zinaida Zlatanova.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 9, 2014, Wednesday // 10:54 | Viewed: 884

EC President Advises Caution about Bulgaria's Gas Links with Russia

EC President Jose Barroso has told Tsvetan Tsvetanov, Deputy Chair of Bulgarian party GERB, that the South Stream gas pipeline has not been given priority treatment in Europe.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 7, 2014, Monday // 15:56 | Viewed: 1779

EC Worried about License Suspension Procedure for Bulgarian Power COs

The European Commission has expressed concern over the ongoing License suspension procedure for three power distributors in Bulgaria, hinting at possible penalty measures.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 4, 2014, Friday // 17:49 | Viewed: 1616

Bulgaria Among Positive Examples for Roma Inclusion – EC President

Bulgarian town of Kavarna is a positive example in the EU for Roma inclusion, President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso said, Friday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 4, 2014, Friday // 17:39 | Viewed: 1474

EU Commissioner: EC Will Not Impose Funding Freeze on Bulgaria

The EC cannot take steps to stop payments to Bulgaria on the basis of the cooperation and verification mechanism (CVM), according to Algirdas Semeta.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 4, 2014, Friday // 15:49 | Viewed: 1322

No Risk of Funding Suspension – Bulgarian EU Funds Committee Chair

There is no risk of EU funds suspension, Bulgaria's government is making every effort to prevent it, Denitsa Karadzhova, EU Affairs and EU Funds Oversight Committee chair assured.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 4, 2014, Friday // 13:25 | Viewed: 1311

Parliament Reveals Stunning Bulgarian 'Innovation' Projects

Bulgaria has allocated more BGN 176 M to 223 companies for projects involving "innovative napkins", creative furniture" or "innovative focus groups".

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 4, 2014, Friday // 13:10 | Viewed: 1421

EP Uses Skopje Photos to Advertise Bulgaria's Capital

Pictures from Macedonia's capital Skopje can be seen at the European Parliament's visitors center in a short film dedicated to Sofia.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 3, 2014, Thursday // 17:32 | Viewed: 1418

EP Recommends Stopping Bulgaria's Access to EU Funding

European Parliament has called on the EU's Commission to "seriously consider" the possibility of freezing European funds for Bulgaria.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 3, 2014, Thursday // 16:07 | Viewed: 2198

German MEP Condemns Restructuring of Bulgaria's National Audit Office

A German MEP has leveled criticism at the recent amendments to Bulgaria's National Audit Office Act.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 3, 2014, Thursday // 16:01 | Viewed: 951

Bulgarian President, EU Council Chief Discuss Syrian Refugee Crisis

President Rosen Plevneliev discussed the situation of Syrian refugees in Bulgaria at a meeting with EU Council President Herman Van Rompuy in Brussels.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 2, 2014, Wednesday // 15:06 | Viewed: 922
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