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EU Passenger Car Registrations Up 7.3% Y/Y in February 2015

In February 2015, EU passenger car registrations recorded growth for the eighteenth consecutive month (+7.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 17, 2015, Tuesday // 14:08 | Viewed: 588

Kristalina Georgieva Urges Bulgaria Not to Postpone Necessary Reforms

The European Commissioner for the Budget and Human Resources Kristalina Georgieva and Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov spoke on issues of strategic importance to Bulgaria.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 17, 2015, Tuesday // 10:34 | Viewed: 1097

Bulgarian Minister Discusses Judicial Reform with Senior Officials of CoE, ECHR

Bulgaria’s Justice Minister Hristo Ivanov and Thorbjørn Jagland, Secretary General of the Council of Europe (CoE), have discussed Bulgaria’s judicial reform strategy and the independence of the judiciary in the country.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 17, 2015, Tuesday // 09:04 | Viewed: 779

Bulgaria’s Agriculture Minister Calls for Measures to Support Ailing Dairy Sector

Bulgaria has been plagued by a lasting downward trend in milk prices for a 12 month in a row and needs a quick solution to cope with the situation in the dairy sector, according to Agriculture Minister Desislava Taneva.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 16, 2015, Monday // 19:20 | Viewed: 1165

European Commission OKs Bulgaria’s Innovations&Competitiveness Operational Program

The European Commission has approved Bulgaria’s operational program Innovations and Competitiveness 2014-2020, according to the press office of the EC.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 16, 2015, Monday // 15:41 | Viewed: 896

European Parliament Revokes Immunity of Bulgaria ex-PM Stanishev

The European Parliament has moved to lift the immunity of Sergey Stanishev, a former Bulgarian PM and current leader of the Party of European Socialists (PES).

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 11, 2015, Wednesday // 15:15 | Viewed: 1177

Romania's Top Anti-Corruption Officials to Visit Bulgaria

Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Kuneva announced on Tuesday that Romania's top anti-corruption officials will visit Bulgaria in March at her invitation.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 10, 2015, Tuesday // 16:00 | Viewed: 1680

Bulgaria Allows New Delay in Selection of Auditor of Agricultural Subsidies

Bulgaria may lose a part of a total of over EUR 1.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 10, 2015, Tuesday // 13:22 | Viewed: 782

Germany Ready to Continue Romania, Bulgaria's Schengen Accession Talks

Berlin is ready to go on with talks that will eventually result in Romania and Bulgaria's accession into the Schengen area without border control, the German Foreign Minister has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 10, 2015, Tuesday // 07:52 | Viewed: 1652

Bulgaria Ranks Last But One in Perceived Juducial Independence, EU Justice Scoreboard

Bulgaria ranked in the last but one spot in terms of perception of the judicial system's independence, according to the EU's Justice Scoreboard, released Monday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 9, 2015, Monday // 15:24 | Viewed: 1291

Bulgaria's Bond Sales Plan Causes No Concern - EU Budget Commissioner Georgieva

The European Commission isn’t concerned by Bulgaria’s decision to issue up to BGN 16 B (EUR 8 B) in new debt, Commission Vice-President for Budget and Human Resources said on Sunday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 8, 2015, Sunday // 12:28 | Viewed: 1213

Bulgaria to Seek Funding under Juncker Plan for Stara Zagora Airport Upgrade

Bulgaria’s Economy Ministry has proposed three new projects to be included on the list of projects seeking funding under the Investment Plan of European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 6, 2015, Friday // 17:16 | Viewed: 1317

National Campaign in Support of Bulgaria's Schengen Accession Launched

Deputy PM Meglena Kuneva, Justice Minister Hristo Ivanov and Culture Minister Vezhdi Rashidov joined efforts Thursday in the opening of Bulgaria in Schengen. It's Time! campaign.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 6, 2015, Friday // 08:30 | Viewed: 1617

Save Sofia NGO Alarms Brussels on Poor Renovation Works Funded by EU

The non-governmental organization Save Sofia has sent a signal to Brussels on account of low quality renovation works in Bulgaria's capital. The project was executed with EU funds.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 6, 2015, Friday // 07:41 | Viewed: 1264

Bulgaria Shows Gender Pay Gap Below EU Average

The gender pay gap varies significantly across EU Member States, the bloc’s statistical office said on Thursday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 5, 2015, Thursday // 20:37 | Viewed: 1278

European Commission Celebrates Bulgaria's Liberation Day

The national holiday of Bulgaria – Liberation Day, which is celebrated on March 3, will be marked in the European Commission.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 2, 2015, Monday // 18:04 | Viewed: 1776

Unemployment Registered Slight Drop in Bulgaria in January

Bulgaria registered an unemployment rate of 10.8 % in January, but still remains above the EU average of 9.8 %.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 2, 2015, Monday // 16:53 | Viewed: 1059

Tackling Poverty Requires Holistic Approach- Romania’s EU Commissioner

EU Regional Policy Commissioner Corina Crețu has insisted that poverty betrays a systematic error of society that can only be remedied through a holistic approach.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 2, 2015, Monday // 14:01 | Viewed: 1747

Bulgaria Is Not Among Worst Performers in EU Funds Absorption – President

Bulgaria’s operations with EU funds have improved substantially over the past few years, according to President Rosen Plevneliev.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 27, 2015, Friday // 17:13 | Viewed: 1269

Bulgaria Gov't 'Wants to Jail at Least 30 Politicians'

At least thirty politicians and administration officials involved in corruption affairs should be sent to prison, under a new anti-corruption strategy cited by Bulgarian media outlets.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 27, 2015, Friday // 09:08 | Viewed: 1643

EU Commission Warns Bulgaria on Implementation of Three Directives

The European Commission made three demands towards Bulgaria in terms of complying with the legislative norms of the Union Thursday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 26, 2015, Thursday // 16:00 | Viewed: 1281