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Bulgaria's villages are not ready for the country's EU Accession, Borislav Borissov, head of the Bulgarian Villages' Association has announced.
In a survey taken last week, 79% of the 800 village mayors queried by the Association have admitted that they
Italy will open its labour market for migrant workers from Bulgaria and Romania in just several sectors starting January 1, 2007.
Tourism, agriculture and house help will be the areas open to Bulgarians and Romanians.
European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso has issued a statement, congratulating Bulgaria on its EU Accession.
The statement was issued through the Europe by Satellite Audiovisual service of the Commission on Thursday.
Sofia citizens were surprised with a huge 30 meters balloon that ascended in the sky above the city on Wednesday.
Bulgaria and Romania are countries to which I have dedicated special attention, European Parliament President Josep Borrell said as he entered his last weeks in office.
Bulgaria's first EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva awarded Wednesday journalists for their contribution for the country's European integration.
The official ceremony of the awards, named "Europe - pass it on", took place in the Ministry of Interior.
The Slovenian government decided to leave its labour market open for newcomers Bulgaria and Romania joining the EU on January 1.
The decision is in line with Slovenia's endeavours towards free flow of labour in the EU, a statement of the government said
European Union countries are split over whether to impose labour market restrictions on workers from Romania and Bulgaria when the Black Sea states join the EU on Monday, the FT wrote five days ahead of the watershed date.
Bulgaria's citizens will be able to leave the country with their identity cards only after January 1, but they will have to pay a fee of EUR 50 when passing through Serbia.
Despite the fact that they wouldn't need their international passport to travel w
Luxembourg government decided to restrict the number of Romanians and Bulgarians allowed to work in the country after joining the EU on January 1.
The same restrictions were applied to migrant workers from the eight other eastern European states, which j
Bulgaria's prime minister demands that glamorous celebrations mark the country's entry into the European Union, despite the bad news coming from Libya.
Romanian and Bulgarian residents will be able to register .eu domain names like any other eligible party upon joining the EU next year.
Romania's government will announce in the next several months whether the country would impose counter-measures to the EU block on Romanian or Bulgarian migrant workers.
A decision on reciprocal administrative or legislative measures will be taken in the
"France will open its market for 62 professions in seven sectors. In doing this, France implements the same approach to Bulgaria as to the countries that acceded to the European Union in 2004, but two years in advance," the French Ambassador to Sofia said
Bulgaria may sue the local authorities of the Romanian town of Giurgiu, which borders with Russe, the country's first EU commissioner Meglena Kuneva said.
The European Commission announced plans to hire an indicative overall recruitment target of 1058 posts from Bulgaria and Romania in 2007.
In order to ensure a smooth integration of officials and temporary agents from the new member states, the Commission
Bulgaria's Labour Ministry have released two specialised leaflets to provide information on the regulations concerning the right to work within the European Union.
The editions, in the form of "20 Questions, 20 Answers for EU", represent also the social
If a person has been deprived of a driving licence in a EU state he/she will not be allowed to drive a car anywhere else within the Union.
Bulgaria's parliament voted hurriedly the dismissal of Meglena Kuneva, who served as EU Affairs Minister and was approved in Strasbourg as the country's first EU commissioner.
Kuneva will come into her Brussels office on the first day of the new year.
European Union countries have endorsed a plan to introduce next year a single bloc-wide hotline number to signal for missing children.
Representatives of the 25 member states backed Wednesday the initiative to reserve a series of free phone numbers for "
The head of the European Commission Delegation to Bulgaria joined the wave of international voices decrying the death sentences on five Bulgarian medics in Libya.
In a statement Michael Humphreys expressed he is "deeply concerned with the decision of the
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