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Bulgaria Improves Ranking in EU Funds Implementation

Bulgaria ranked 22nd among the 28 member states of the EU in terms of fund assimilation from the older program period.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 26, 2015, Sunday // 11:45 | Viewed: 1770

EU Court: Bulgaria Breached Antitrust Law during Digital Transition

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) convicted Bulgaria of having breached antitrust rules during its transition to digital broadcasting.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 24, 2015, Friday // 09:13 | Viewed: 2441

Bulgaria’s PM to Propose System of Combating Human Trafficking at EU Summit

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has vowed to draw attention to the fight against human traffickers during Thursday’s European Council meeting.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 23, 2015, Thursday // 13:53 | Viewed: 1166

Statistics Shows No Restart of Payments to Bulgaria under OP Environment 2007-2013

Statistics published by the Bulgarian government shows no indications about transfers from the EU budget to the Bulgarian state budget under operational program Environment 2007-2013 despite the claims of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov about the unfreezing

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 23, 2015, Thursday // 07:44 | Viewed: 1325

Bulgaria's Public Financial Inspection Establishes 19 Violations in 20 EU-Funded Projects

After inspecting twenty contracts on EU-funded projects in 2014, the Public Financial Inspection Agency has established violations in nineteen of them, BGNES reported.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 22, 2015, Wednesday // 15:33 | Viewed: 1296

Bulgarian Border Police Records Triple Increase in Illegal Migrant Crossings

Bulgarian Border Police registered a triple increase in the number of illegal migrant crossings of the border with Turkey in the first three months of 2015.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 21, 2015, Tuesday // 12:10 | Viewed: 1678

President Plevneliev: Bulgaria Can Become Regional ‘Engine’ for ICT Industry in Europe

Bulgaria has the potential to become an “engine” for positive change in Southeastern Europe as regards the plans of the European Commission for the Single Digital Market, according to President Rosen Plevneliev.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 20, 2015, Monday // 19:12 | Viewed: 3556

Bulgaria’s Profit from EU Membership in 2007-2014 at BGN 14.7 B

Bulgaria’s profit from the eight years of EU membership stands at BGN 14.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 20, 2015, Monday // 16:53 | Viewed: 1316

Bulgaria Could Be Allocated EUR 160 M on Flood, Landslide Prevention

Bulgaria could rely on EUR 160 M, which could be allocated under the EU Environment Operational Programme on flood and landslide prevention.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 18, 2015, Saturday // 12:04 | Viewed: 1286

EC to Approve Bulgaria’s Cross-Border Cooperation Programs in June

The European Commission is expected to approve Bulgaria’s cross-border cooperation programs under the Instrument for Pre-accession assistance in June, according to Deputy Regional Development Minister Denitsa Nikolova.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 17, 2015, Friday // 19:47 | Viewed: 1391

Bulgaria to Host Debate on EU’s Digital Single Market Plan Next Week

An event focused on promoting the European Commission’s plans to create a digital single market of the EU, will take place in Bulgaria next week.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 17, 2015, Friday // 14:39 | Viewed: 1357

Jyrki Katainen: EU Plans to Encourage Development of Small and Medium Enterprises

The European Commission would like to encourage investments on the part of the private sector into the economy of all EU countries.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 16, 2015, Thursday // 10:15 | Viewed: 1377

European Commission Vice President to Promote Juncker Plan in Sofia

European Commission Vice President Jyrki Katainen arrives in Sofia to present the European Commission's Investment Plan for Europe (EC IPE) known as the “Juncker Plan.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 16, 2015, Thursday // 08:52 | Viewed: 1399

Frontex Ready to Help Bulgaria If Migratory Pressures Increase

Frontex Executive Director Fabrice Leggeri has assured Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova that the European border agency is ready to help Bulgaria if migratory pressures via the Black Sea increase.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 16, 2015, Thursday // 07:37 | Viewed: 1497

Bulgaria’s Kuneva Discussing Schengen, Graft, Investment in Sweden

Bulgaria relies on Sweden’s support for its effort to join the EU’s Schengen borderless area, Bulgaria’s Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Kuneva said on Wednesday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 15, 2015, Wednesday // 18:35 | Viewed: 1407

Constitutional Changes Must Not Slow Down Judicial Reform in Bulgaria – EC Secretary-General

Catherine Day, Secretary-General of the European Commission (EC), has argued that potential changes to Bulgaria’s Constitution should not come at the expense of the speed of judicial reform.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 15, 2015, Wednesday // 10:58 | Viewed: 1446

Bulgaria’s Deputy PM to Discuss Schengen Accession during Visit to Sweden

Meglena Kuneva, Bulgaria’s Deputy Prime Minister in charge of coordinating EU policies and institutional affairs, will pay a working visit to Sweden.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 15, 2015, Wednesday // 07:34 | Viewed: 1392

Bulgaria among Top 10 in EU by Transparency in Public Procurement - Minister

Bulgaria is among the top 10 in the EU by transparency in public procurement and among the top 5 by electronization of the process, according to Economy Minister Bozhidar Lukarski.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 12, 2015, Sunday // 15:19 | Viewed: 2156

EU Grants Nearly EUR 2 M in Recovery Aid to Bulgaria

The European Commission granted on Thursday EUR 1.98 M to Bulgaria for addressing the consequences of the 2014 floods.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 9, 2015, Thursday // 15:05 | Viewed: 1409

EU Analyzing Bulgaria's Objection to Greek Withholding Tax

The European Commission will take the necessary measures to ensure compliance of Greece's tax legislation amendments with EU law, a spokesman for the EU Commission has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 8, 2015, Wednesday // 14:27 | Viewed: 2195

FAZ: Bulgarian, Romanian Benefit Receivers in Germany Up 83% in 2014

Germany has registered a surge in receivers of the Hartz-IV unemployment benefits among immigrants coming from Bulgaria and Romania in 2014, according to media reports.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 7, 2015, Tuesday // 11:22 | Viewed: 1693