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Armed Forces Raise EU, Bulgaria's Flags

The flags of Bulgaria and the EU were officially raised at the building of the General Staff of the Bulgarian Armed Forces Wednesday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 3, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1119

Bulgarians Abroad Approach EP over Health Insurance Tax

Bulgarian nationals, living abroad, have lodged a petition with the European Parliament, in a bid to urge the government to cancel all health insurance taxes due by expatriates for the period since 2000. "We hoped that Bulgarian accession to the EU would

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 3, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1062

Italy's Ambassador: Bulgarians are Good, Hard-Working Migrants

Italy does not see the presence of Bulgarians, numbering about 80,000-90,000, as a problem, the country's ambassador here commented in an exclusive interview for Sofia News Agency.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 3, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 885

Britons "Saddled with GBP 2.5 B" to Pay to Bulgarians, Romanians

Taxpayers in Britain have been saddled with a GBP 2.5 B bill to pay benefits to Romanians and Bulgarians who do not migrate to the UK, the Daily Express reported.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 3, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1048

Italy Braces itself for up to 105,000 Migrants from Bulgaria, Romania

Italy expects between 60,000 and 105,000 Bulgarian and Romanian migrants to "invade" the country now that the 30 million-strong population is given a way out of their nations. Local media says Italians are most fearful of the Roma minority, which account

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 3, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1012

Go-Ahead for EU Health Insurance Cards in Bulgaria

Bulgarian citizens may apply for new health insurance cards as of January 3, 2007, allowing them to receive help in case of emergencies while they are visiting EU countries.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 3, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 984

The Flood of Bulgarians, Romanians "Failed to Materialise"

The feared flood of workers from Bulgaria and Romania failed to materialise at Heathrow airport as citizens of the EU's two newcomers preferred to stay at home. "The cameras were ready.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 3, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 889

Cyprus Worried about Employee Flow from Bulgaria, Romania

Cyprus's trade unions have expressed their concerns over a possible flow of employees from Bulgaria and Romania now the two countries have joined the EU.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 2, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1028

Bulgarians Pay "Lukewarm Welcome" to EU Entry

Although Bulgarians overwhelmingly support EU membership, there is little euphoria about the achievement, the International Herald Tribune says in commentary of the country's accession.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 2, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1380

FT Cites SNA: "Trial in Libya Will Be Sofia's 1st Test for Brussels"

The trial in Libya will be Sofia's first test for Brussels, FT says citing Sofia News Agency's editor-in-chief Milena Hristova.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 2, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1062

Traffic trough Bulgarian Checkpoint Eased

The traffic trough the Captain Andreevo border checkpoint that was impeded by huge queues of Turkish citizens with irregular passports has been normalised.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 2, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 737

Van Orden: Nuclear Energy Issue to be Put forward to EU

The nuclear energy issue is yet to be put forward to all EU institutions, according to MEP Geoffrey Van Orden.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 2, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1222

Bulgaria's Consulate in Odrin to Work Extra Hours

Bulgaria's General Consulate in Odrin will work extra hours Tuesday in order to issue visas.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 2, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 848

Steinmeier, Borrell, Rehn: EU Fully Supports Bulgaria

Bulgaria can fully rely on the support of the EU including for the Bulgarian medics unjustly sentenced in Libya.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 2, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1795

PM: Bulgaria Is Willing to Make EU More Successful

Bulgaria joins the EU at a high level of economic growth, with the ability to adapt fast to the changing world and willing to make the Union more united and successful, Bulgaria's PM Sergey Stanishev said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 1, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1014

Bulgaria, EU Flags Raised at Festive Ceremony

The flags of Bulgaria and the EU were officially raised Monday at a festive ceremony in front of the Unknown Soldier monument in Sofia.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 1, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1257

Portugal May Restrict Its Labour Market for Bulgaria, Romania

Portugal is likely to restrict the access of Bulgarian and Romanian employees to its labour market, AFP said citing Portugal government official.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 1, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1569

Romania and Bulgaria Remove Customs Barriers

Customs officials in Bulgaria's northern border city of Silistra removed the barrier at the land checkpoint on January 1, 2007 at 1 a.m.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 1, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1680

Bulgarian Peak Becomes Highest EU Border Point

Bulgaria's peak Ruen (2291m) in the Osogovo Mountain has become the highest border point of the European Union. Ruen is the highest peak in the Osogovo Mountain located over the western town of Kyustendil and close to Bulgaria's border with the FYROM.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 1, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1340

Fairy Ship Sails in Sofia Streets

A fairy ship "sailed" in Sofia's streets on January 1 to bid Bulgaria good luck in its EU course.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 1, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1248

Bulgaria's Airports Introduce EU Security Regulations

Bulgaria's airports have implemented the EU hand luggage security regulations for all planes taking off for states of the Union.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 1, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1306
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