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Migrants Fill Half of New Jobs in UK

More than half of new jobs created in the United Kingdom since 1997 have gone to foreign workers, latest figures show, as cited by BBC.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 1, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1011

Eurozone Sees Record Low Unemployment in September

The lowest ever level of unemployment in the Eurozone has been reported in September according to data of Eurostat Statistical Office. The figures show that the unemployment during the last month has reached only 7,3%.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 31, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1322

British Union Warns Bulgarians, Romanians at Risk of Exploitation

Britain's Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians has warned the government decision to prevent direct employment will lead to exploitation. The British government closed on Tuesday the door on most Romanian and Bulgarian workers for at leas

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 31, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1207

UK Officially Closes Labour Market Door for Bulgarians, Romanians

UK Ministers closed the door to Bulgarians and Romanians hoping to live and work in Britain on Tuesday as the British government tries to deflect criticism that it has lost control of the immigration system, The Guardian reported.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 30, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1709

Austria Opens Labour Market for Bulgarians, Romanians in 2008

Austria will lift the restrictions on its labour market for Bulgarian and Romanian job-seekers as of the beginning of next year, according to reports. Austria's government will provide unfettered access for citizens from the new EU member states, includi

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 29, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2233

Brussels Officially Stamps Bulgaria's Evro Victory

The row between the European Union and Bulgaria over how to spell the word euro officially ended on Monday with a document of its executive body legal service.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 29, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2370

EU Urges Ukraine to Drop Visas for Bulgaria, Romania

European Union called on Ukraine Saturday to drop the visa regime for Bulgaria and Romania.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 27, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1805

Britain Keeps Restrictions for Low-skilled Bulgarian, Romanian Workers

British government decided to keep the restrictions on the number of low-skilled Bulgarian and Romanian employees, allowed to enter the country, Times Online reported on Saturday. The Home Office has conducted a review of the policy imposed after the two

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 27, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1306

EU Cuts Bulgaria's Greenhouse Emissions Quota

The European Commission cut on Friday Bulgaria's greenhouse emissions quota for 2008-2012 by 37%, saying that the country's environment ministry did not offer compelling arguments in defence of its demand for a bigger quota. Bulgaria will have the right

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 26, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1628

Bulgarian Students Join Phare Project on Corruption Prevention

Bulgaria's EU Affairs Minister Gergana Grancharova is to confer Friday with students from the town of Shumen, who have worked on a project for corruption prevention, developed on Phare program. The youngsters took part in civil monitoring, concerning pub

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 26, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1168

Higher Prices to Make Bulgarians Reduce Alcohol Consumption - Survey

A total of 44% of the Bulgarians would reduce the consumption of alcohol if the price of spirits goes up by 25%, a survey of the European Commission on the attitudes of alcohol showed. Still, the survey indicated that higher prices would not reduce alcoh

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 25, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1206

EU Rules on Bulgaria, Romania CO2 Plans Friday

The European Commission announced it will decide on Friday whether to approve Bulgaria and Romania's allocation carbon dioxide plans, submitted under a directive that establishes the EU emissions trading scheme for greenhouse gases. The decisions will co

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 25, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 901

EU Military Committee's Chair Arrives in Bulgaria

The chairman of the EU Military Committee General Henri Bent?©geat arrived on a three-day official visit to Bulgaria on Thursday. The welcoming ceremony took place at the Monument of the Unknown Soldier in downtown Soifa.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 25, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1301

Bulgaria - EU Undeclared Work Haven

Bulgaria outstrips all European Union member states in the extent of undeclared work, which accounts for 35% of GDP, a survey has found.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 24, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1750

EU Blue Card Tempts Skilled Migrants

The European Commission unveiled on Tuesday its "blue card" plan, which aims to make it easier for skilled workers from outside the EU to get jobs in Europe.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 23, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1998

Bulgaria Named EU's Top Scorer in Implementing SAPARD Projects

Bulgaria is the country, which is most successful in absorbing funds and implementing projects on the SAPARD program among all European Union member states, the country's State Agriculture Fund CEO announced on Tuesday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 23, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1158

EU Unveils Blue Card Scheme for High-Skilled Migrants

The European Commission is set to unveil on Tuesday its plan for a "blue card" for skilled immigrants, which has been inspired by the US "green card" and aims to attract the workers needed to fill specific gaps. The "Blue EU Labour Card" takes its name f

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 23, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2173

EU Heads Seal New Reform Treaty Agreement

European Union leaders have reached a deal on a treaty to reform the bloc early on Friday after seven hours of talks during a summit in Lisbon.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 19, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1443

Bulgaria Wins Battle over Euro Spelling

The "linguistic-technical problem", raised last week by Bulgaria regarding the name of the EU's common currency, has been solved early on Friday, the European Council's President Jose Socrates announced. Bulgaria demanded the currency to be spelt as it i

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 19, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1698

EU Seeks to Clinch Deal on Reform Treaty

EU leaders are gathering in Lisbon on Thursday in an effort to bring to an end the 2005 political debacle, when French and Dutch voters said no to the draft European Constitution. If all goes as planned, the 27-nation bloc will by the end of tomorrow hav

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 18, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1279

EU Opens Six Infringement Proceedings against Bulgaria

The European Commission is opening six infringement proceedings against Bulgaria for failure to comply with EU rules.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 17, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2063