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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: 1127

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: 960

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

"Europe on Wheels" Sets out on Fourth Journey across Bulgaria

The EU travelling exhibition "Europe on Wheels" was launched in Sofia for the fourth year in a row as a colourful information bus headed on a tour of twenty seven towns around the country.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 8, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1169

Sofia Organizes Road Safety Rally on Europe's Day

Bulgaria's Interior Minister Rumen Petkov will open a rally on children's road safety on May 9. Marking Europe's Day and calling for more careful drivers, the rally will be co-organized by Sofia's Council for Children's Road Safety and the Bulgarian Moto

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 8, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 909

Bulgarian Kids Prepare "Longest" Message for Europe's Day

Children from Bulgaria's Danube town of Lom will mark Europe's Day by creating a 200-meter-long message. The mega-canvass will be coloured by about 500 children, students and their parents who will all share their "Dream for Bulgaria and Europe.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 8, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 879

Brussels "Concerned" over Bulgaria's Plea for EC Experts

Bulgaria's request for European Commission experts to monitor Sofia heating company investigation has been greeted with concern in Brussels, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 8, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1001

Bulgaria's EU Affairs Min Opens Celebration for Day of Europe

Bulgaria's EU affairs minister and the head of the European Commission representation in the country will open Tuesday the celebrations dedicated to the day of Europe. Minister Gergana Grancharova and Michael Humphreys will give she start of the festivit

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 8, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1124

Bulgaria Opens 38 Polling Stations Abroad

Bulgaria will open 38 polling stations in 29 countries around the world for the upcoming MEP elections. The most polling stations are in Germany, 4; three will be opened in Turkey and France, two in Serbia and Greece.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 7, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1117

Bulgaria Wants EU Experts to Observe Key Cases

The European Commission will consider a demand from Bulgaria for the sending of a judiciary expert for the scandal with the Bulgarian chief investigator and the economy minister.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 7, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 969

Bulgarian University Awards EU Regional Policy Commissioner

Bulgaria's University of National and World Economy awarded Monday the Regional Policy European Commissioner Danuta Huebner Doctorate Honoris Causa. The honourable plaque and diploma were handed to Huebner by the university's Rector Borislav Borissov.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 7, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1201