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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: 1528

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: 1480

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: 1367

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: 1126

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: 1059

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: 928

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: 1817

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: 1115

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: 1280

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: 8319

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: 1141

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: 1157

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: 1511

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: 1183

Bulgaria Urges More Efficient South-East European Cooperation Process

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister has underscored the contribution of the South-East European Cooperation Process for boosting security, stability and prosperity in the region.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 18, 2014, Tuesday // 14:47 | Viewed: 1223

Bulgaria's Antoniya Parvanova Nominated MEP of the Year

Bulgaria's MEP Antoniya Parvanova has been nominated for the Parliament Magazine's MEP Awards in the Justice and civil liberties category.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 18, 2014, Tuesday // 12:42 | Viewed: 838

Refugee Agency Head:EU Early Warning Mechanism on Bulgaria Unfounded

Placing Bulgaria under a new monitoring mechanism over the refugee situation would be unfounded, according to Nikolay Chirpanliev, Chair of the State Agency for Refugees.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 16, 2014, Sunday // 16:18 | Viewed: 1011

Bulgaria's GERB Are Destined to Rule Again: EPP MEP

Bulgaria's center-right GERB party will soon return to power in the country, argued EPP MEP Augustin Diaz de Mera Garcia Consuegra.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 16, 2014, Sunday // 13:21 | Viewed: 853

Only 6% of Bulgarians Plan to Seek Work in UK

One of every five Bulgarians plans to leave the country to seek work in Europe.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 14, 2014, Friday // 10:41 | Viewed: 1210

EC Threatens to Permanently Suspend Environmental Payments to Bulgaria

The European Commission has officially notified Bulgaria that it may permanently suspend payments under the "Environment" Operational Program.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 13, 2014, Thursday // 16:22 | Viewed: 1625

12 Member States Oppose GM Maize Crops in EU

A total of 12 EU member states, including Bulgaria, have opposed the EC approval of new genetically modified maize crops.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 13, 2014, Thursday // 14:01 | Viewed: 884
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