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EU Grants EUR 1.9 M to Bulgaria for Flood Recovery

The European Parliament on Tuesday approved the allocation of EUR 1.9 M in flood relief under the European Union Solidarity Fund.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 7, 2015, Tuesday // 20:18 | Viewed: 4229

Greece’s Stability Important for Bulgaria, Borisov Tells Tusk

The stability of the EU and the eurozone is a matter of paramount importance for Bulgaria, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has said after Greeks rejected the creditors’ terms of a cash-for-reforms deal.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 7, 2015, Tuesday // 14:10 | Viewed: 2240

Bulgaria's Agriculture to Be Granted EUR 7.5 B EU in Next Years

EU Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan has said Bulgaria's agriculture sector will see EU investment worth around EUR 7.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 6, 2015, Monday // 15:11 | Viewed: 4683

New Operational Program in Bulgaria to Improve SME’s Access to External Financing

Bulgarian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) will be able to access EUR 102 M from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) under a new operational program, “SME Initiative.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 2, 2015, Thursday // 14:06 | Viewed: 2019

Bulgaria Granted Citizenship to 808 Foreign Nationals in 2013 - Eurostat

According to the latest figures of Eurostat, which were released on Wednesday, Bulgaria granted citizenship to 808 foreign nationals in 2013.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 2, 2015, Thursday // 09:47 | Viewed: 1984

EU Commission President Thanks for Bulgarian Contribution to Investment Plan

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker expressed his gratitude to Bulgaria and its Prime Minister Boyko Borisov for the country’s announced contribution to the Investment Plan.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 30, 2015, Tuesday // 20:03 | Viewed: 1979

Bulgaria Ranked at Bottom of Migrant Integration Index

Bulgaria is ranked at the bottom of the ranking on policies of migrant integration, taking the 31st spot out of all 38.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 30, 2015, Tuesday // 15:55 | Viewed: 2401

Bulgaria to Contribute EUR 100 M to Juncker Investment Plan

Bulgaria will contribute EUR 100 M towards projects financed by the European Fund for Strategic Investment (EFSI), the Finance Ministry in Sofia has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 30, 2015, Tuesday // 13:11 | Viewed: 1988

Bulgaria’s Agriculture Fund Pays BGN 703 000 to Farmers Affected by Russian Embargo

Bulgaria’s State Fund Agriculture (SFA) has paid nearly BGN 703 000 to a total of 66 farmers affected by the Russian import ban on certain agricultural and food products.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 30, 2015, Tuesday // 12:32 | Viewed: 1904

EU Reaches Preliminary Deal to Scrap Mobile Roaming Fees by mid-2017

Following 12 hours of talks, the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European Union reached a provisional deal with the European Parliament on net neutrality rules envisaging the abolition of mobile phone roaming fees as of June 2017.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 30, 2015, Tuesday // 10:47 | Viewed: 1709

Bulgaria Drops One Place to #24 by EU Funds Absorption

Bulgaria’s EU funds absorption has decelerated over the past two weeks, sending the country one place down in the ranking, from 23 to 24, out of the EU-28.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 29, 2015, Monday // 13:26 | Viewed: 2029

Bulgaria, Hungary Granted Exemption from Migrants' Relocation

Hungary and "to a certain extent Bulgaria" will be treated as "special cases" when it comes to migrant relocation, European Council Donald Tusk has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 26, 2015, Friday // 08:10 | Viewed: 2636

Opposing Concessions to Greece, Bulgaria PM Urges Help for NW Region

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has warned EU leaders against paying too much attention on problems in Greece and neglecting other EU regions such as Northwestern Bulgaria.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 26, 2015, Friday // 07:50 | Viewed: 4510

Bulgarian PM Calls for European Support in Dealing with Migratory Pressure

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov called on Thursday for European support in order for the country to be able to deal with the migratory pressure it has been faced with.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 25, 2015, Thursday // 17:41 | Viewed: 4447

14 Projects under Bulgaria’s Operational Program Environment 2007-2013 Considered 'At-Risk'

Environment Minister Ivelina Vasileva has warned that the completion of some components of a number of projects under operational program Environment 2007-2013 could be delayed past the deadline.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 25, 2015, Thursday // 11:45 | Viewed: 1627

Budgets MEPs Approve Aid of EUR 1.98 M for Flood Repairs in Bulgaria

The European Parliament’s Committee on Budgets (BUDG) has approved financial aid of EUR 1.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 24, 2015, Wednesday // 19:00 | Viewed: 4040

Bulgaria Fails to Win Extension of Deadline under Rural Development Program 2007-2013

Bulgaria has not been granted an extension of the deadline to use the money granted under the Rural Development Program 2007-2013, meaning that ongoing projects financed under the program should be wrapped up by end-September.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 22, 2015, Monday // 17:46 | Viewed: 2015

39 Bulgarian Municipalities Officially Awarded BGN 1.4 B under OP Regions in Growth 2014-2020

Bulgaria’s Regional Development Ministry has granted 39 municipalities a total of BGN 1.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 22, 2015, Monday // 16:59 | Viewed: 1705

EU Commission Allocates EUR 55 M to Roma Integration in Bulgaria

More than BGN 110 M, or EUR 55 M, of funding earmarked for Bulgaria under the 2014-2020 operational programs are to be set aside for Roma integration, a EU official has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 18, 2015, Thursday // 16:11 | Viewed: 2317

European Commission Takes Bulgaria, Belgium to Court over Poor Air Quality

The European Commission is referring Belgium and Bulgaria to EU Court of Justice over persistently high levels of the dust particles which pose a major risk to public health.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 18, 2015, Thursday // 13:50 | Viewed: 2568

Bulgaria's Employment Rate Increased by 0.3 % in Q1, 2015 - Eurostat

According to the latest figures of Eurostat, which were released on Tuesday, Bulgaria's employment rate increased by 0.3 % in the first quarter of 2015 compared to the previous quarter and by 0.8 % compared to the same quarter in 2014.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 16, 2015, Tuesday // 21:54 | Viewed: 2169