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There were 266,000 Bulgarians and Romanians employed in the UK in the second quarter of 2016 – an increase of around 87,000 compared with the same period a year earlier, the BBC reported on Wednesday, citing data of the Office for National Statistics.
Bulgarian Red Cross Refugee-Migrant Service Programme Manager Mariana Stoyanova has said that migrants try to leave the Balkan country as soon as possible.
The European border management agency Frontex will deploy 100 border surveillance officers at Bulgaria’s borders with Turkey and Serbia to help stem a migrant inflow, Bulgarian public radio BNR reported on Tuesday.
Bulgarian border police has thwarted attempts of a total of 140 foreign national to cross illegally the country’s border from Turkey over the past 24 hours.
The European Commission has allocated EUR 29.9 M to the construction of a new 140 km power line in Bulgaria.
Frontex has said that it will significantly strengthen its ongoing activities at Bulgaria’s land borders with Turkey and Serbia in response to a request from the country’s government.
If Bulgaria decides to build a new nuclear reactor, it must notify such an investment project to the European Commission as required by the Euratom Treaty, the head of the EU executive body has said.
Representatives of the "EU Presidency trio" involving Bulgaria will meet in September to discuss their countries' works as rotational presidents of the Council of the EU starting next year.
Bulgaria’s government has cut to three from five the types of registration cards issued by the State Agency for Refugees.
Bulgaria will receive additional assistance of EUR 6 M from the European Commission to pay for increased cost of ensuring border protection from migration pressure, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has said.
Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has asked European border management agency Frontex to provide equipment, ships and helicopters to help the country protect the EU’s external border against irregular migration.
Bulgarian national Charlina Vitcheva has been apponted as deputy director-general of the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre as of the start of September.
Bulgaria will take over the rotating residency of the Council of the EU in the first half of 2018 and not in the second one as planned earlier, officials say.
The European Commission is taking Bulgaria to the Court of Justice of the EU over the country’s failure to protect unique habitats and important bird species in the Rila Mountains.
The Bulgarian Army has deployed enough personnel and equipment to assist police forces in protecting the country’s border with Turkey against a potential increase in migration pressure, Defense Minister Nikolay Nenchev has said.
The European Commission has sent a reasoned opinion to Bulgaria to request the correct transposition of all the requirements of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive into national legislation.
The European Commission has requested Bulgaria to ensure the separation of accounts of Sofia Airport's managing body to comply with a directive on groundhandling services at EU airports.
Bulgarian border police have detained 56 foreign nationals who attempted to illegally cross into Serbia over the past 24 hours.
A referendum on Bulgaria's membership in the EU would have resulted in a majority voting to stay, a recent poll suggests.
Canada is expected to announce in the autumn a schedule for the lifting of visas for Bulgarian and Romanian citizens.
Between January and April 2016, Bulgarian exports to the EU exceeded BGN 9.
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