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President Plevneliev Criticises Guy Verhofstadt's Recommendations

Bulgaria will not give in to someone else's suggestions when setting up its new government said in Brussels Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev, reports the Club Z website.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 23, 2014, Thursday // 19:31 | Viewed: 1475

ALDE President: Bulgaria Should Form Govt without Nationalist Formations

The Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) Party has issued recommendations about the makeup of Bulgaria’s new government.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 23, 2014, Thursday // 09:06 | Viewed: 1282

Bulgaria’s President to Take Part in European Council Meeting Oct 23-24

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev will arrive Thursday in Brussels on a two-day working visit related to a European Council meeting.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 23, 2014, Thursday // 07:35 | Viewed: 995

Hungary's Navracsics Deprived of Citizenship Portfolio in New EC Panel

Hungary's Tibor Navracsics will not be in charge of the citizenship portfolio in the new European Commission, according to Jean-Claude Juncker, President-elect of the new EC.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 22, 2014, Wednesday // 12:11 | Viewed: 1105

EU Commission 'Should Adopt New Approach' to Disasters, Emergency - MEP

The European Commission needs a more comprehensive and coordinated approach to disaster and emergency response, MEP Iliana Iotova has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 07:37 | Viewed: 916

EC Approves Project for Upgrade of Fire Services in Bulgaria

The European Commission has approved a project for the upgrade of fire fighting services under Operational Program Regional Development 2007-2013.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 17, 2014, Friday // 20:02 | Viewed: 1298

Bulgaria’s EU Funds Loss under Regional Development Program May Reach BGN 95 M

Bulgaria’s EU funds loss under the Regional Development Program could reach BGN 70-98, according to caretaker Minister Vasil Grudev.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 07:37 | Viewed: 1108

Bulgaria Joins Case Against Minimum Alcohol Price In Scotland

Bulgaria joins the case in the European court of justice against the minimum alcohol price in Scotland, reports Dnevnik.bg, quoting a statement of the Government press office.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 15, 2014, Wednesday // 17:23 | Viewed: 1822

FT: Cut in Russian Gas Flow Could Speed Up Diversification in Europe

Bulgaria is seen as ‘extremely vulnerable’ if tensions between Russia and the West over Ukraine lead to a cut in Russian gas supplies to Europe this winter, the Financial Times has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 15, 2014, Wednesday // 13:58 | Viewed: 1130

Could Kristalina Georgieva's Portfolio Be Changed to 'Energy Union'?

European Voice, a Brussels-based outlet, wrote Monday that Kristalina Georgieva, incoming EU Commission Vice President for Budget and Human Resources, could get Energy Union instead.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 13, 2014, Monday // 18:37 | Viewed: 1007

EC: Bulgaria Should Abolish Regulated Electricity Prices

The European Commission has recommended that Bulgaria abolish regulated electricity prices in a report on the internal energy market.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 13, 2014, Monday // 17:25 | Viewed: 1081

Bulgaria Granted EU Flood Damage Aid of EUR 10.5 M

The EU Solidarity Fund (EUSF) has allocated a total of EUR 10 500 000 to Bulgaria in aid for flood damage.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 10, 2014, Friday // 14:30 | Viewed: 1046

Bulgaria May Restore Payments under Frozen EU Programs by end-October

Iliyana Tsanova, caretaker Deputy Prime Minister in charge of EU funds, has suggested that Bulgaria may recover blocked payments under the EU operational programs Environment and Regional Development by end-October.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 7, 2014, Tuesday // 13:55 | Viewed: 908

Bulgaria’s Caretaker Govt Fast-Tracks Preparations for EUR 500 M Loan from EIB

Bulgaria’s caretaker government is fast-tracking preparations for signing an agreement for a EUR 500 M loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB).

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 7, 2014, Tuesday // 13:15 | Viewed: 1037

Non-Nationals Account for 1% of Sofia’s Population - Eurostat

Eurostat has published statistics on the share of non-nationals of the total population of EU cities.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 7, 2014, Tuesday // 08:56 | Viewed: 1122

Bulgaria's IM, Prison Employees to Get EU Human Rights Convention Handbooks

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry, prison and other administrative organizations employees will be given a European Convention on Human Rights handbook for non-specialists, the Ministry of Justice reports.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 4, 2014, Saturday // 11:53 | Viewed: 781

Bulgarian Project Wins Award in European Enterprise Promotion Awards 2014

The “Brandiko” project of Bulgaria’s Ministry of Economy and Energy has won a prize in the category “Investing in entrepreneurial skills” at the 8th annual edition of the European Enterprise Promotion Awards.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 3, 2014, Friday // 15:50 | Viewed: 977

Bulgaria to Select Certifying Authority for Rural Development Program by Direct Agreement

Bulgaria’s Agriculture Ministry will select a certifying authority for the Rural Development Program through a procedure by direct agreement in a bid to save time.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 3, 2014, Friday // 14:32 | Viewed: 761

Bulgaria's Kristalina Georgieva Unanimously Approved For EC VP

Bulgaria's nominee for the European Commission Kristalina Georgieva was unanimously approved for EC VP for Budget and Human Resources by the group representatives in the European Parliament committees, reports the Club Z website, quoting sources in Brusse

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 2, 2014, Thursday // 20:46 | Viewed: 1314

MEPs Grill Bulgaria's Georgieva at EU Parliament

The hearing of Kristalina Georgieva, the incoming EU Commission Vice President for Budget and Human Resources, is to take place in Brussels on Thursday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 2, 2014, Thursday // 15:43 | Viewed: 1499

EU Envoy Confident Canada Working to Resolve Bulgaria Visa Concerns

The EU has been assured Canada is working to address concerns from Bulgaria and Romania over its entry visa requirement for their nationals, the EU’s envoy to Canada has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 1, 2014, Wednesday // 12:09 | Viewed: 1298