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Bulgarians Have Lowest Life Satisfaction in EU – Eurostat

On the eve of the International Day of Happiness, which is celebrated on March 20, Eurostat published on Thursday a study showing that Bulgarians have the lowest life satisfaction in the EU.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 20, 2015, Friday // 10:53 | Viewed: 8878

Bulgaria to Invest over EUR 2 B in Rural Development by 2020

Bulgaria will be able to invest over EUR 2 B in the modernization of agricultural holdings and the development of rural areas by 2020, according to Agriculture Minister Desislava Taneva.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 19, 2015, Thursday // 18:30 | Viewed: 2349

Bulgaria Lost 3 Major Energy Contracts due to Efforts to Observe EU Rules – PM Borisov

Bulgaria lost three major contracts in the sphere of energy in a bid to comply with all EU recommendations, according to Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 19, 2015, Thursday // 17:57 | Viewed: 1405

Bulgarian FM Asks for Greater EU Funding on Dealing with Migrants

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov asked for increased EU funding to be provided to the country in order to deal with the increasing migratory pressure.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 17, 2015, Tuesday // 18:01 | Viewed: 1065

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: 614

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: 1152

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: 826

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: 1202

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: 945

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: 1215

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: 1746

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: 811

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: 1867

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: 1329

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: 1257

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: 1360

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: 1723

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: 1282

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: 1309

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: 1794

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: 1085