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Bulgaria to Follow Romanian Example in Fighting Corruption – Deputy PM

Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Kuneva announced that the country should follow Romania's example if it wants to tackle corruption successfully.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 16, 2015, Friday // 19:47 | Viewed: 1853

New Car Sales in Bulgaria Grow 5.2% in 2014

New car sales in Bulgaria increased by 5.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 16, 2015, Friday // 14:46 | Viewed: 902

Bulgarian Farmers to Receive EUR 7 B in EU Direct Payments by 2020

Bulgarian farmers will get EUR 7 B in EU direct payments by 2020, according to Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 16, 2015, Friday // 10:27 | Viewed: 737

Bulgaria, Romania Launch Talks on Joint Projects under ‘Juncker Plan’

Bulgaria and Romania are starting talks on joint projects under the European Commission's Investment Plan for Europe known as “the Juncker Plan”.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 15, 2015, Thursday // 17:50 | Viewed: 3144

PES President Stanishev: Danube Transport Corridor Is EC Priority

The Danube Transport Corridor is crucial but its capacity is not sufficiently utilized, according to Sergei Stanishev, President of the Party of European Socialists (PES).

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 15, 2015, Thursday // 15:51 | Viewed: 861

Bulgarian Deputy PM Paying Two-Day Working Visit to Romania

Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Kuneva will be on a two-day working visit to Romania on Thursday and Friday, the government's information service reports.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 15, 2015, Thursday // 09:50 | Viewed: 1027

Bulgaria Lost EU Funding of EUR 51.3 M for Rural Development in 2014

Bulgaria lost EU funding of EUR 51.3 M under the Rural Development Program in 2014, according to Agriculture Minister Desislava Taneva.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 13, 2015, Tuesday // 12:45 | Viewed: 880

European Commission to Set Up Working Group on Bulgaria’s Gas Hub Project

European Union energy chief Maros Sefcovic has backed the idea of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov to turn Bulgaria into a gas hub for EU countries.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 13, 2015, Tuesday // 08:08 | Viewed: 1214

Bulgaria 'Risks Being Decoupled from Romania' in Schengen Monitoring

Bulgaria is facing a serious threat of lagging further behind Romania after a "very critical" report from the EU Commission this month, a co-leader of the senior coalition partner Reformist Bloc believes.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 12, 2015, Monday // 12:49 | Viewed: 2377

Bulgarian PM Calls for Greater Media Freedom at Paris Unity Rally

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov attended the unity rally to commemorate the victims of the Charlie Hebdo attack and the subsequent dual hostage crisis, which was held in Paris on Sunday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 12, 2015, Monday // 07:48 | Viewed: 1070

EU Counter-Terrorism Coordinator Meets Bulgaria's IntMin, FM

The EU Counter-Terrorism Coordinator Gilles de Kerchove, who is on a visit to Bulgaria, met Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov and Interior Minister Veselin Vuchkov on Friday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 9, 2015, Friday // 21:08 | Viewed: 1095

Unemployment Rate in Bulgaria Decreased Over Past Year – Eurostat

The unemployment rate in Bulgaria has decreased over the past year, but remains above the average for the European Union (EU).

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 8, 2015, Thursday // 11:55 | Viewed: 947

Bulgaria May End Up Alone under Brussels’ Monitoring – British Ambassador

Bulgaria may end up as the only country against which the Co-Operation and Verification Mechanism (CVM) of the European Commission is applied, according to British Ambassador to Bulgaria Jonathan Allen.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 8, 2015, Thursday // 10:32 | Viewed: 2171

Bulgaria Needs EUR 150M to Stop Illegal Migrants Crossing from Turkey

Bulgaria needs at least BGN 150M to halt the influx of illegal migrants across its border with Turkey and will seek financial assistance from the European Commission to tackle the issue, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said on Wednesday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 7, 2015, Wednesday // 20:57 | Viewed: 3640

Bulgaria to Apply for EU Funding on Education Worth BGN 400 M

The application for EU funds under six schemes under which nearly BGN 428 M could be allocated to Bulgarian education will start on January 15.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 7, 2015, Wednesday // 14:14 | Viewed: 859

Bulgaria Can Rely on EU Commission Aid Under New Wave of Refugees

The European Commission (EC) is familiar with the increasing number of asylum-seekers in Bulgaria and will cooperate with Bulgarian authorities in providing refugees with asylum.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 6, 2015, Tuesday // 19:51 | Viewed: 1050

Bulgaria Relies on EU Aid to Recover from 2014 Natural Disasters

The Bulgarian municipalities that were affected the most from last year's disastrous floods are still recovering slowly.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 5, 2015, Monday // 08:26 | Viewed: 1014

Bulgaria, Greece to Build Rail Link between Black Sea, Aegean Sea Ports

Bulgaria and Greece will connect by rail the Greek ports of Kavala and Alexandroupoli on the Aegean Sea, the Bulgarian Black Sea ports of Burgas and Varna, and Port Ruse on the Danube River.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 23, 2014, Tuesday // 10:19 | Viewed: 1990

EU Commission Grants EUR 1.6 B to Bulgaria for Transport

Bulgaria receives EUR 1.6 billion from the European Union (EU) for the improvement of transport connections.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 22, 2014, Monday // 14:34 | Viewed: 1542

Bulgarian PM Discusses Energy Projects at EU Council

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov discussed several energy projects as substitutes to the cancelled South Stream pipeline during the first day of the European Council on Thursday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 19, 2014, Friday // 10:08 | Viewed: 1357

EU Provides Financial Aid for Integration of Immigrants in Bulgaria

The European Union (EU) grants BGN 1.4 million to Bulgaria for the integration of immigrants from non-EU countries.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 19, 2014, Friday // 09:08 | Viewed: 877