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Bulgarian Minister: EU Failed in its Industrial, Energy, Social Policy

Bulgarian Economy and Energy Minister Dragomir Stoynev has declared the industrial, energy and social policy of the European Union "a total failure.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 28, 2014, Friday // 15:10 | Viewed: 7197

Bulgaria Lacks Focus in EU Funds Absorption – Expert

Bulgaria's EU funds absorption is characterized by a lack of priorities, according to EU funds expert Atanas Kirchev.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 27, 2014, Thursday // 13:21 | Viewed: 1215

Cecilia Malmstrom Welcomes Bulgaria's Efforts to Solve Refugee Crisis

European Commissioner for Home Affairs Cecilia Malmstrom has arrived on a two-day visit to Bulgaria with regards to the refugee situation in the country.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 24, 2014, Monday // 11:38 | Viewed: 1038

EC to Investigate UK Over Suspended Grants to Bulgarians, Romanians

European Commissioner Androulla Vassiliou has announced the launch of a formal investigation of London's decision to suspend grants and loans to Bulgarian and Romanian students.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 24, 2014, Monday // 10:40 | Viewed: 1637

Bulgaria Reimbursed for less than 50% of Rural Development Spending

An MP from center-right party GERB suggested that the Bulgarian government was keeping silent about a non-reimbursed sum of BGN 330 M under the rural development program.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 21, 2014, Friday // 15:51 | Viewed: 2110

Cecilia Malmstrom to Attend Bulgaria's Conference on EU Asylum System

EU Home Affairs Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom will be visiting Bulgaria on 24-25 March, with regards to the refugee situation in the country.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 21, 2014, Friday // 14:06 | Viewed: 1307

Bulgarian Minister: EU Sanctions against Russia Still Not Unavoidable

Bulgaria will be among the countries wost affected by EU sanctions against Russia, according to Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 21, 2014, Friday // 11:49 | Viewed: 1963

European Parliament Committee OKs Abolition of Roaming as of Dec 2015

The European Parliament's industry committee has approved legislation which envisages the abolition of roaming tariffs as of December 15, 2015.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 19, 2014, Wednesday // 09:49 | Viewed: 2393

Bulgaria Last but One in EU by Perceived Judicial Independence

Bulgaria is last but one in the European Union by citizens' trust in the independence of the judiciary, according to the 2014 EU Justice Scoreboard.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 17, 2014, Monday // 16:38 | Viewed: 1571

European Parliament Backs Common Chargers for All Mobile Phones

MEPs have backed the adoption of a common charger for all mobile phones sold in the EU in a bid to reduce waste, costs and hassle for users.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 13, 2014, Thursday // 16:44 | Viewed: 1548

Bulgaria Gets Major EU Funds Boost – Deputy PM

Bulgaria will get over EUR 15.697B EU boost in the next seven years, Deputy Prime Minister Zinaida Zlatanova announced at a press conference, Wednesday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 12, 2014, Wednesday // 16:57 | Viewed: 1228

Mayor of Bulgaria's Pernik Slams EU

Rositsa Yanakieva, mayor of Bulgaria's town of Pernik said the EU takes more than it gives to the member states.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 12, 2014, Wednesday // 12:29 | Viewed: 1124

Bulgaria Reimbursed by EC for BGN 957M Aid Scheme for Farmers

Bulgaria has received a reimbursement of BGN 957 M from the European Commission for subsidies under the single area payment scheme.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 10, 2014, Monday // 19:17 | Viewed: 1549

Bulgaria, Romania Agree to Back Serbia's EU Bid

The Prime Ministers of Bulgaria and Romania, Plamen Oresharski and Victor Ponta, have agreed to back Serbia's EU bid at a meeting in the Danube city of Ruse.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 7, 2014, Friday // 15:47 | Viewed: 2673

Bulgarians Among Most Frequently Expelled from Belgium in 2012

The Bulgarians were among the foreign nationals who were expelled from Belgium most frequently in 2012.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 7, 2014, Friday // 13:12 | Viewed: 1801

exPM Complains of Political Repression in Bulgaria to EC VicePresident

Boyko Borisov, leader of center-right party GERB and former Bulgarian Prime Minister, has complained of rampant political repression to EC Vice-President Viviane Reding.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 7, 2014, Friday // 11:24 | Viewed: 2180

EU Funding to Boost Bulgaria's E-Governance

The European Union will grant Bulgaria EUR 127M for the establishment of e-governance in the next EU programming period 2014-2020.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 6, 2014, Thursday // 17:19 | Viewed: 8442

Bulgarian MEP Warns of Negative Impact of EU Visa Sanctions on Russia

The EU cannot plug the holes in Ukraine's economy, according to Bulgarian socialist MEP Ivaylo Kalfin.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 6, 2014, Thursday // 12:02 | Viewed: 1725

Bulgaria Ranks Among EU Modest Innovators – Report

Bulgaria shows the weakest performance in the European Union in the field of innovation, according to a report presented by the European Commission, Tuesday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 4, 2014, Tuesday // 17:22 | Viewed: 1264

UK Presents New Rules for Curbing Immigration

The UK has presented a new set of rules to curb immigration from other EU countries and their access to its social benefit system.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 19, 2014, Wednesday // 12:17 | Viewed: 1664

Bulgaria, Macedonia Ask EC to Back Joint Infrastructure Projects

The foreign ministers of Bulgaria and Macedonia have vowed to intensify efforts to boost cooperation, including through projects which could benefit the entire region.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 19, 2014, Wednesday // 12:15 | Viewed: 1258
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