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Sergey Stanishev to Seek Re-election as PES Leader

The outgoing Bulgarian Socialist Party leader Sergrey Stanishev who was elected MEP said he would not seek appointment as the Bulgarian European commissioner, reports Dnevnik.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 12, 2014, Saturday // 12:43 | Viewed: 2263

EC Requires Financial Corrections from Bulgaria Under OP Environment

The European Commission cannot set a time frame for the recovery of payments under the OP Environment and requires further financial corrections from Bulgaria.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 11, 2014, Friday // 17:34 | Viewed: 1447

EU Commission: 5 Infringement Procedures Against Bulgaria Under Way

The European Commission announced Thursday infringement proceedings against Bulgaria in the sectors of environment, transport, healthcare, consumer rights and fishing.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 10, 2014, Thursday // 15:46 | Viewed: 1985

EC Urges Bulgaria to Improve Its Common Airspace Management

The European Commission has formally requested 18 member states among which Bulgaria to improve their Functional Airspace Blocks, Thursday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 10, 2014, Thursday // 14:14 | Viewed: 1321

GERB Backs Kristalina Georgieva as Bulgaria's EU Commissioner

Opposition GERB supports Kristalina Georgieva, outgoing EU Commissioner on humanitarian affairs, for a new term at the union's executive body, party leader Boyko Borisov says.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 9, 2014, Wednesday // 15:06 | Viewed: 1433

Iskra Mihailova Becomes First BG MEP to Head an EP Committee

Former Bulgarian Minister of Environment Iskra Mihailova became the first Bulgarian MEP to head a committee in the European Parliament.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 8, 2014, Tuesday // 09:55 | Viewed: 1316

EU Commissioner: No Need of Refugee Situation Monitoring in Bulgaria

Bulgaria does not need to be placed under monitoring because of the refugee situation, EU Home Affairs Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom told Bulgaria's National Radio, Monday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 7, 2014, Monday // 15:49 | Viewed: 1281

UK Universities to Recruit Students from Bulgaria, Romania

British universities are trying to recruit more students from the EU, including Bulgaria and Romania, despite fears of defaults on loan repayments, reports The Sunday Times.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 6, 2014, Sunday // 11:02 | Viewed: 2275

Italy's Ambassador Vows Support for Bulgaria's Schengen Bid

Italy's Ambassador to Bulgaria Marco Conticelli has vowed support for the Schengen bids of Bulgaria and Romania during Italy's Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 4, 2014, Friday // 17:05 | Viewed: 1390

EP Vice-President Backs Bulgaria's Georgieva as Foreign Policy Chief

Green European Parliament Vice-President Ulrike Lunacek has said the Bulgarian EU Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva is "best suited" to become the next EU's High Representative.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 4, 2014, Friday // 13:53 | Viewed: 1685

Bulgarian BSP, PES Leader Stanishev to head EP Energy Committee

Ruling Party leader and Party of European Socialists (PES) President Sergey Stanishev is to enter the Energy Committee at the European Parliament.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 3, 2014, Thursday // 14:27 | Viewed: 1140

Stanishev, Commissioner Georgieva 'Could Get' Foreign Affairs Office

Bulgaria has a chance to obtain the position of foreign policy chief in the EU Commission, an analysis by a French journalist shows.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 3, 2014, Thursday // 09:39 | Viewed: 1641

Bugarian MEP Filiz Hyusmenova Gets ALDE Deputy Chair Seat

Filiz Hyusmenova, who represents co-ruling DPS in the European Parliament, is the new deputy head of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats in Europe (ALDE)'s group.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 2, 2014, Wednesday // 16:53 | Viewed: 788

Bulgaria's Andrey Kovachev to Be EP Quaestor

Bulgarian conservative GERB's MEP Andrey Kovachev has been elected to be among the five Quaestors of the European Parliament, the EPP group said in a statement.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 2, 2014, Wednesday // 16:10 | Viewed: 696

EU Extends Bulgaria's Deadline to Explain Funds Mismanagement

EU Commission has granted Bulgaria more time to give its account on the number of irregularities found in the absorption of EU funding.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 1, 2014, Tuesday // 15:20 | Viewed: 1355

Italy Takes Over EU Presidency from Greece

Italy takes the rotating presidency of the Council of the European Union, where governments are represented in the EU decision-making, over from Greece on 1 July.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 1, 2014, Tuesday // 11:52 | Viewed: 1071

Bulgaria's Stanishev 'Key Factor' for EPP-PES Agreement

Socialist leader Sergey Stanishev's responsibilities in the European Parliament are vital for both Bulgaria and the EU, the new head of the BSP's parliament group argued.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 28, 2014, Saturday // 15:29 | Viewed: 1096

Bulgaria 'on EU Average' in Compliance to Brussels Recommendations

Bulgaria has observed just 16% of economic recommendations issued by the EU Commission, a European Parliament survey reveals.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 28, 2014, Saturday // 12:41 | Viewed: 1746

Bulgaria Objects to EU Commissioner Stefan Fuele's Remark

Bulgaria has answered back to comments EU Enlargement Commissioner Stefan Fuele made in a recent interview.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 27, 2014, Friday // 15:10 | Viewed: 1566

Bulgarian Agriculture Fund Warns about Loss of EU Subsidies of EUR 1B

Bulgaria's State Fund Agriculture (SFA) has warned that EU subsidies of EUR 1 B are at risk.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 26, 2014, Thursday // 10:37 | Viewed: 1059

Bulgaria Assures EC South Stream Is Compatible with EU Law

Bulgaria argues in a letter to the European Commission that the structuring of the South Stream gas pipeline project envisages no breaches of EU law.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 26, 2014, Thursday // 10:01 | Viewed: 1131