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Bulgaria has made good progress in the development of its macroeconomics and in the fight against corruption, according to Members of the European Parliament from the Budget Control Commission.
The delegation is visiting Bulgaria on the initiative of Bul
A delegation from the European Parliament, led by the Regional Development Committee's head Gerardo Galeote, is to supervise the way the EU funds are absorbed in Bulgaria.
The aim of the officials, who arrived in Sofia on Tuesday, is to check whether the
The EU Commissioner for consumer protection Meglena Kuneva announced Monday the European Commission was going to start a penal procedure against the country if it was discovered that the electricity and heating bills were larger than the actual consumptio
Representatives of the European Commission are visiting the northwest Bulgarian city of Vidin on Friday and Saturday in order to inspect the construction of the so called Danube Bridge II, which will connect Bulgaria to the Romanian town of Calafat across
The Sofia Mayor Boyko Borisov met Wednesday in Brussels with the European Commissioner for Environment Stavros Dimas, and the European Commissioner for Justice, Freedom and Security Jacques Barrot.
Bulgaria must prove that it deserves its European membership, according to the statement of Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Plugchieva at the official opening Wednesday of a conference focused on the misuse of European funds.
The conference is held in Sofi
The European Union (EU) continues their watch over the Bulgarian authorities, who are dragging their feet when putting alleged gangsters on trial, according to an article published in the British daily "Guardian" on Friday.
The publication talks about Bu
The European Commission is taking measures to accelerate the start of the construction of the Nabucco gas transit pipeline, the Greek TV station EPT 3 announced Thursday citing Ferran Tarantella, the speaker of the EU energy commissioner.
The European Commission (EC) has decided Thursday to postpone by three months the initiation of legal proceedings against Bulgaria before the Court of Justice of the European Communities in Luxembourg, over the 112 emergency hot line.
The EC has also pos
The European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Mariann Fishel Boel is going to meet with representatives of the Bulgarian milk producers in Brussels on Friday.
Russia's Ambassador to the EU Vladimir Chizhov stated Wednesday that he expected that Bulgaria would veto any potential EU sanctions against Russia, mediapool.bg reported citing Chizhov's interview with the Brussels correspondent of the Bulgarian National
Bulgaria ranks third in the European Union in tax evasion, according to a report prepared by Associazione Contribuenti Italiani and the Klrs Network of Business Ethics.
The Foreign Ministers of the 27 EU member states asked Monday Bulgaria and Romania to accelerate the pace of their fight against corruption.
Bulgaria ranks fifth among the 27 countries members of the European Union (EU) by the percentage of the EU directives included in the national legislature, according to Gergana Grancharova, Bulgarian Minister for the EU Affairs.
Grancharova spoke Saturda
The Official Journal of the European Union published Tuesday the European Commission's (EC) regulation 875/2008 dated September 8, 2008, which revokes the EC Regulation 1962/2006 imposing a safeguard clause to Bulgaria in the aviation area.
The French Justice Minister, Rashida Dati has assured Bulgarian Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev that he had the full support of the French President Nicolas Sarkozy, as announced Monday by the Cabinet's press center.
Dati is on an official visit in Bulga
The European Commission (EC) has lifted the safeguard clause for the Bulgarian aviation, as confirmed Monday before Darik radio by the Bulgarian Ministry of Transport.
The information was previously confirmed by the EC permanent representation in Bulgari
Bulgaria's partners from the European Union (EC) and NATO have not responded to the country's first appeal for help in the extinguishing of the fires in the Rila Mountain, according to Emel Etem, Bulgarian Minister of Emergency Situations.
After the Bulg
Bulgaria might lose additional EU funds destined for the agricultural sector because of discrepancies between the control systems of the Ministry of Agriculture and Foods and of the respective Executive Agency.
Bulgaria has requested urgent help from the EU and NATO for battling with the forest fire that rages in the national park of Rila, the Ministry of Emergency Situations and Disasters reported.
From the ministry said they expect to receive an official lett
The Netherlands has decided that next week it would not insist on EU sanctions against Bulgaria over its failure to crack down on corruption and organized crime.
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