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European Union external relations commissioner Benita Ferrero-Waldner is to be awarded Bulgaria's highest state order Stara Planina by country's President Georgi Parvanov at a special ceremony on Monday.
The EU official, who played an important role for
Bulgaria's Transport Minister Petar Mutafchiev presented on Wednesday his Ministry's latest road safety initiative to representatives of the European Commission.
The campaign "I save a Life" is not something transient; it is not made to advertise anythin
A survey of 11 EU member states, as well as US and Turkey, shows Bulgarians do not share the concerns of their fellow countries in bloc with the same strength, and is also the least wary of potential threats from Russia.
The Bulgarians rank among the mos
Bulgarian youngsters will be given the opportunity to realize their European dreams by taking part in the new competition, opened by the EC Representation in Bulgaria on Monday.
"Creating Europe" project is part of the information and communication progr
A month after the Bulgarian medics and the Palestinian doctor, wrongly accused of deliberately infecting hundreds of Libyan children with HIV, returned home, they demanded a joint European plan for their protection.
The medics voiced their demand at a me
European Affairs Minister Gergana Gruncharova presented Wednesday a new web site, devoted to transparency as one of the EU's strategic policies.
The launch took place during a press conference in the Foreign Ministry.
Eastern and central European migrants have started to move up the jobs chain in the United Kingdom and are occupying more professional positions, shows data of the Home Office, as cited by the Financial Times.
Bulgaria's Interior Minister Rumen Petkov signed Tuesday the first agreement for cooperation with the European Commission in the framework of the prevention and fight against crime program.
The program aims at the building of a strong and active partners
Bulgaria is the European Union's most Islamic country with its one million Muslims accounting for about one-seventh of the population, the Financial Times wrote in its latest issue.
A total of fourteen youngsters from European Union member countries, including Bulgaria will be sent to an inhabited island for 12 days to take part of a EU project, the Turkish Radikal newspaper reported Monday.
The teenagers will have to spend the whol
Bulgaria lost the first BGN 3,6 M financing for milk and milk production, which the country had to receive as subsidies from the European Union, the Bulgarian National Radio reported Wednesday.
The EU milk subsidies for 2008 will also be lost, because th
Bulgaria's president appointed Tuesday Deputy Interior Minister Boyko Kotsev as a permanent representative of the country to the European Union.
Bulgaria is in the honeymoon stage of EU membership with a construction boom from the Black Sea to Sofia and a projected economic growth by over 6% this year, The Economist commented eight months after the country joined the bloc.
Bulgaria will ask the European Commission for permission to import duty free grain from EU member states, 24 hours daily reported.
The European Union is considering the introduction of an electronic travel authorisation system after the United States recently passed a similar screening for passengers.
"We are considering introducing this [system] here.
Bulgaria's alcohol business as a whole may face severe sanctions from the European Union if the country's government fails to curb the illegal production of alcohol beverages.
Immigrants from Eastern Europe are responsible for nearly 15 per cent of fatal crashes on rural roads, Daily Mail reported, citing official data.
Bulgarian and Romanian drivers, traveling in European Union member states, will not be checked on green cards, the international certificate of insurance, as of August 1.
Bulgaria may get financial help from the European Union to cover the damages from the wildfires that blackened the country in the past two weeks, the Spokesperson on Regional Policy Eva Kaluzynska said Tuesday.
The EU money will come from the European So
The SAPARD program is European Union's most successful program in the area of agriculture, Bulgaria's Agriculture Minister Nihat Kabil said Sunday in an interview for the Macedonian A1 TV.
Sofia mayor Boyko Borissov lodged on Friday a complaint with the European Union's directorate general for environment about the high level of pollution from the Kremikovtzi steel mill in the suburbs of the city.
"It is the biggest polluter of the air, gr
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