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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: 1260

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: 1233

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: 2138

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: 1287

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: 1191

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: 1020

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: 1525

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: 711

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: 671

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: 1308

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: 1024

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: 1074

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: 1677

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: 1294

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: 1005

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: 991

EC Gives EUR 239M in 2014 for Environmental Projects Proposals

The European Commission has launched the first call for proposals under the LIFE funding program for projects dedicated to environment.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 25, 2014, Wednesday // 17:37 | Viewed: 887

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: 1164

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: 3916

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: 1531

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: 921
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