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EC Approves Regional Aid Map 2014-2020 for Bulgaria

The European Commission has approved Bulgaria's map for granting state aid between 2014 and 2020 within the framework of the new regional aid guidelines adopted in June 2013.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 25, 2014, Wednesday // 17:13 | Viewed: 1240

EC Vows Assistance for Flood-Affected Areas in Bulgaria

The European Commission is ready to mobilize all available instruments in the EU to support the people affected by the floods in Bulgaria, according to EC President Jose Barroso.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 20, 2014, Friday // 15:40 | Viewed: 3966

Bulgaria Failed to Introduce EU Consumer Rights Directive On Time

Bulgaria and Poland have still not applied the EU Consumer Rights Directive taking effect on June 13, according to the Spokesperson for EU Justice Commissioner Viviane Reding.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 13, 2014, Friday // 16:43 | Viewed: 1549

EC Adopts 2015 EU Draft Budget Focusing on Economic Growth

The European Commission has introduced the 2015 draft budget, Wednesday, which foresees EUR 142.1B for payments or nearly EUR 6B more compared to 2014 EU budget.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 11, 2014, Wednesday // 16:54 | Viewed: 1400

EC To Stop Transport and Competitiveness Funds for Bulgaria?

The European Commission is en route to stopping two more programme funds for Bulgaria – for transport and competitiveness, said Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 10, 2014, Tuesday // 16:34 | Viewed: 1497

Bulgarian President, Newly Elected MEPs Agree on National Priorities

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev and the newly elected MEPs have agreed that the country should present its EU Commissioner bid as fast as possible.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 9, 2014, Monday // 16:55 | Viewed: 1140

EU Commissioner Mimica: South Stream Is a Negative Priority for EU

The South Stream diversifies only the route, but not the source of natural gas  and this is a negative priority for EU, European Commissioner Neven Mimica told BNT.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 9, 2014, Monday // 14:38 | Viewed: 1253

Bulgarian and Romanian Migrants Prefer Southern Europe

The Bulgarians and Romanians who leave their home country to live in another EU state, prefer the South, shows a survey of the Center for European Studies “Wilfried Martens”.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 5, 2014, Thursday // 14:36 | Viewed: 1500

EC Grants EUR 120 M for Sofia Northern Bypass

The European Commission has approved a grant of EUR 120 M for the Sofia Northern Bypass project.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 5, 2014, Thursday // 13:32 | Viewed: 4607

GERB MP: Bulgaria May Face EU Funds Freeze worth EUR 1.5 – 3 B

Bulgaria may face an EU finds freeze worth EUR 1.5-3 B, according to Lilyana Pavlova, MP of center-right party GERB and former Regional Development Minister.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 5, 2014, Thursday // 10:39 | Viewed: 1280

MEP Mariya Gabriel Becomes EPP Group Deputy Chair

Bulgarian MEP Mariya Gabriel, who won in May a second term in the European Parliament, has been elected Deputy Chair of the European People's Party (EPP) group.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 4, 2014, Wednesday // 18:34 | Viewed: 1093

EC Suspends Payments on Regional Development Programme for Bulgaria

The European Commission temporarily suspended payments to Bulgaria on the Operational Programme for Regional Development, report the Bulgarian-language media.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 4, 2014, Wednesday // 09:43 | Viewed: 1690

Bulgarian Municipalities Struggling with EU Environment Funds Freeze

The suspension of funding under operational program "Environment" is a serious challenge to municipalities according to Spiridon Alexandrov, head of its Managing Authority.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 30, 2014, Friday // 14:14 | Viewed: 1063

Relatives of Russians Blacklisted by EU Run Business in Bulgaria

The sons of two Russian politicians sanctioned by the EU over the Ukraine crisis are carrying out their business activity in Bulgaria, according to the daily Trud.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 30, 2014, Friday // 13:30 | Viewed: 1470

Bulgaria Might Lose EUR 275 M of EU Regional Development Funding

Seven projects under Operational Program Regional Development are risky and Bulgaria could lose BGN 514 M if it does not finalize them, the Regional Development Minister believes.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 29, 2014, Thursday // 13:53 | Viewed: 1253

Bulgaria to Allocate Over BGN 3 B to Regional Development in 2014-2020

A total of over BGN 3 B will be allocated to regional growth in the new programming period 2014-2020, according to Bulgarian Regional Development Minister Desislava Terzieva.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 21, 2014, Wednesday // 15:02 | Viewed: 1077

Bulgarian Authorities, Europol Chief Discuss Burgas Bus Bombing Probe

The Director of Europol, Rob Wainwright, has praised the work of the Bulgarian authorities on the investigation of the 2012 Burgas bus bombing.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 16, 2014, Friday // 16:49 | Viewed: 1674

Bulgaria to Send Water Pumps, Rescue Workers to Flood-Hit Serbia

Bulgaria was among the first countries to offer Serbia assistance for coping with the damage caused by the heavy rains, according to EU Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 16, 2014, Friday // 13:56 | Viewed: 1993

Bulgarian, Romanian Workers' Number in UK Down in Q1

Some 3000 fewer workers from Bulgaria and Romania are presently in the United Kingdom than in end-2013, the country's Office of National Statistics has revealed.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 14, 2014, Wednesday // 13:42 | Viewed: 1577

Bulgaria to Face New Trial in Strasbourg over Poor Prison Conditions

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) in Strasbourg is preparing a new pilot-judgment procedure, the third in a row, against Bulgaria over poor prison conditions.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 14, 2014, Wednesday // 12:38 | Viewed: 1724

Bulgaria To Get A EUR 1.5 B Increase from the EU Social Fund

Bulgaria will get a EUR 1.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 13, 2014, Tuesday // 17:32 | Viewed: 1331