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Young Artists Find Bulgaria's Place in European Puzzle

Bulgaria's EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva awarded the winners in the contest "Bulgaria - Part of the European Puzzle" at a special ceremony on Thursday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 17, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1202

Bulgaria's EU Commissioner Leads Consumers' Classes

Bulgaria's EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva leaded Thursday a discussion on the consumers' rights, which took place in the building of European Commission Representation in Sofia. The new directive regulating consumer credits, which has already been introd

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 17, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1322

Bulgaria's Parliament OKs Borrowing EUR 380 M from EIB

Bulgaria's parliament decided Thursday to give green light for contracting the European Investment Bank to co-finance a project for repairs of transit roads. The total length of the road segments included in the project is 1535 kilometers, all of them pl

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 17, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1097

Only One Voter per Polling Station in 86 Bulgarian Towns - Survey

In 86 towns in Bulgaria there is only voter per polling station for the upcoming MEP elections, shows data of the civil registration and administrative services directorate of country's Regional Development Ministry.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 16, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1138

EU Financial Instruments Directive Goes into Effect in November

The EU's directive on financial instruments will enter into force on November 1, European Commissioner in charge of internal markets Charlie McCreevy said in Sofia on Tuesday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 15, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1339

Bulgarian MEP Urges Med Workers to Learn Working with EU Operating Programs

Bulgaria's medical workers must learn how it can work easier with EU's operating programs, outgoing MEP Antonia Parvanova said Tuesday at the opening of a seminar dedicated to the healthcare.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 15, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1166

EC Shies away from Bulgaria's Corruption Flap

EU Justice Commissioner Franco Frattini has described the large-scale corruption scandal that recently shook Bulgaria as a test for high-level corruption combat in the country.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 15, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1490

Actors in Transparent Polling Boxes Provoke Bulgarians' Interest in MEP Vote

Dozens of Sofia citizens were taken aback on Monday after young actors and even children took their attention from inside of transparent polling booths.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 14, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1084

PM: Bulgaria Able to Get Maximum EU Funds Projects

Bulgaria has the possibility to negotiate over a maximum number of EU funds projects in the second half of 2007, country's PM announced Monday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 14, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1314

Bulgaria's Centrists Amaze Voters with Techno-Parade

The centrist party of Bulgaria's former king staged Sunday a techno-parade in the streets of Sofia as part of their MEP pre-election campaign. The rally of the National Movement Simeon The Second (NDSV) was headed by cheerleaders from the cities of Sofia

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 14, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1243

Bulgarian Officials, EU Justice Commissioner Discuss Country's Political Crisis

Bulgaria's chief prosecutor and interior minister will meet Monday the EU Justice Commissioner Franco Frattini in Brussels, where they will discuss the political crisis in the country over the recent money draining scandal.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 14, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1306

Young Actors Provoke Bulgarians' Interest in MEP Vote

Dozens of Sofia citizens were taken aback on Sunday after being accosted by young people from behind the walls of transparent polling booths.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 13, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1126

EU Internal Markets Commissioner Visits Bulgaria

European Union Internal Market Commissioner Charlie McCreevy, who is the 27-nation bloc's top financial watchdog, will visit Bulgaria on May 14 and 15. McCreevy is scheduled to meet Finance Minister Plamen Oresharski, European Affairs Minister Gergana Gr

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 13, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 959

Bulgarian Rightists Gather 2,000 in MEP Rally

Bulgaria's Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DSB) gathered about 2,000 people for their election rally in Sofia. The party's leader Ivan Kostov was pointed out as the man who, as Prime Minister, first started the negotiations for Bulgaria's EU accession.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 12, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1224

Bulgaria's Ruling Coalition to Mull its Priorities After MEP Vote

Bulgaria's three-way ruling coalition will gather to discuss its priorities after the MEP elections in the country, Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev said. Stanishev spoke before the congress of KNSB labour union on Saturday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 12, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1013

EU Mulling Consumer Credit Directive

The European Union is about to introduce a new directive regulating consumer credits, Bulgaria's EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva announced in Dobrich. She explained that if the bill passes through, consumers would be able to pay off that type of credits b

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 12, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1262

Greatest Opera Love Duets Celebrate Europe Day in Bulgaria

The greatest love duets from operas of Verdi, Puccini, Massenet and Donizetti were performed at a concert, staged on May 10 in the framework of the celebrations on the occasion of Europe Day. The event was held under the patronage of Bulgaria's Prime Min

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 11, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1337

"Be Active" Forum Opened in Bulgaria

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev opened Thursday a forum on the planning programs for the southwestern region of the country. The discussion was held in Sofia's Kempinski Hotel Zografski.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 10, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1109

Bulgarian Socialists Support in Free Fall Ahead of MEP Vote

Bulgarian Socialists' support shows signs of free fall, according to a survey by pollsters Alfa Research.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 9, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1299

Kostov Gains Social Democrats Backing for Bulgaria's MEP Vote

The Bulgarian Social Democratic Party has declared its support for the MEP candidates of the right-wing hardliners, led by former Prime Minister Ivan Kostov.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 9, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1004

Bulgaria Celebrates Europe Day

The Info Center of the European Union in Bulgaria is celebrating the Europe Day, May 9, with a series of events on Wednesday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 9, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1124