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10,000 Bulgarians Support Libya-Held Doctor's MEP Nomination

An initiative committee, formed in Bulgaria's seaside of Varna gathered 10,000 signatures in support of the MEP nomination of the Libya-held doctor Zdravko Georgiev. The committee's leader Rosen Markov announced Friday that he has deposited the bank guar

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 13, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 870

MEPs Ok Cut in EU Roaming Charges

The European Parliament's industry committee has voted with an overwhelming majority for cutting roaming charges across the union. The move opens the way for EU citizens to benefit from lower roaming charges for mobile phones as early as this summer.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 13, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 927

Bulgaria's Centre-Right Party Submits MEP Ticket, Topped by Jailed Nurses

Bulgaria's centre-right party "Order, Rule of Law and Justice" is to officially take its MEP runners' list to the central election body on Friday. The candidates as well as the new priorities of the political formation will be presented at a conference i

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 13, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 877

Bulgaria Discusses Its Competitiveness on EU Market

A seminar on Bulgaria's competitiveness on the internal European market will be opened Friday in Sofia. The appropriate allocation of the European structural funds is also to be discussed during the forum.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 13, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 912

Bulgarian MEP Candidate Quits Vote Ticket over Car Accident

The second MEP candidate in the list of Sofia Mayor's GERB party has retracted from the MEP ticket on Thursday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 12, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1026

Greece Desperate for EU Help to Keep Tabs on Illegal Migrants

The Greek minister of public order has complained that the European Union is slow in helping the country deal with the flows of illegal migrants pouring into the country.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 12, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1097

Axed Sofia Heating Head to Count MEP Votes

Nasko Mihov, who was dismissed by Sofia's Municipal Council after just three months at the helm of the heating utility, is part of the management of the company selected to count ballots at MEP vote. Mihov, who was dismissed because his actions lacked tr

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 12, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1075

Minister: Closure of Bulgaria's Kozloduy NPP Units Violates Main EU Principles

Main principles, on which the treaty for creating an energy community is based, have been violated as a result of the closer of units 3 and 4 of Bulgaria's Kozloduy Nuke, country's energy minister said Wednesday before the EP. The treaty for creating an

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 11, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1032

Christians Form Half of Bulgarian Ethnic Turkish Party MEP Runners' List

Bulgaria's Turkish party presented Wednesday its MEP candidates' list, in which the number of the Christians and the Muslims is equal. The first place was taken by the former minister Filiz Hyuzmenova, currently an MEP on the quota of the Movement for Ri

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 11, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1232

Controversial Businessman-Turned-Archon Runs for Nationalist MEP in Bulgaria

Slavi Binev, a controversial figure in Bulgaria's restaurateur business who recently dropped a bomb by getting blessed as an archon, will run for MEP on the nationalists ticket.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 11, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 994

Libya-Held Bulgarian Doctor to Run at No 6 on MEP Ticket, Ladies First

The Bulgarian doctor, who was the only one acquitted in a HIV trial in Libya yet never allowed to return to his homeland, will be at number six on a center-right party ticket in the upcoming MEPs elections. The first five spots on the ticket of the "Orde

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 11, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1022

EU New Road Safety Rules Come info Force

New EU rules for the road transport sector enter into force April 11 to increase safety and improve working conditions for commercial vehicle drivers. The new regulations will apply to all vehicles exceeding 3.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 11, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1111

Bulgaria Drums Support for Nuke Units Revival in Brussels

Bulgaria's economy and energy minister is expected to put the issue of the closed units at the country's sole nuclear power plant on the table of discussions in the European Parliament.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 11, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1279

10% of Investments in Eastern Europe to Flow in Bulgaria

Some ten percent of the expected new investments in Eastern Europe will enter Bulgaria, because the country continues to attract foreign investors, the Oesterreichische Kontrollbank Aktiengesellschaft (OeKB) stated in a report. Austria's central provide

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 10, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2016

Bulgaria's Kuneva Comments on Romania's Politics, "Breaches EC Principles"

Bulgaria's EU Commissioner for consumer protection Meglena Kuneva raised a few brows on Tuesday after deciding to "pay a tribute" to two former Romanian ministers that quit in last month's reshuffle.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 10, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1202

EU Introduces New Road Safety Rules

New EU rules for the road transport sector enter into force April 11 to increase safety and improve working conditions for commercial vehicle drivers. The new regulations will apply to all vehicles exceeding 3.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 10, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1112

Bulgarians, Romanians to Work Legally in Spain - Official

Bulgarians and Romanians in Spain will work legally in the country, representative of the government on Castilla- La Mancha province said on Tuesday, La Verdad e-zine reported.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 10, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1201

Electoral Lists for MEP Vote in Bulgaria Closed

Monday was the deadline for adding names to the electoral lists of each Bulgarian municipality for the upcoming MEP elections.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 9, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 891

Bulgarian MEP Candidate Runs Over Man, His Party Apologizes

The second MEP candidate in the list of Sofia Mayor's GERB party run a man over in the weekend and his party circulated a letter of apology to the media. Radoslav Totchev was driving within the speed limit and had not consumed alcohol, GERB stated in the

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 9, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2063

Bulgarian Singer Enters Centrist Party's MEP List

The famous Bulgarian singer Margarita Hranova will occupy the fifth place in the MEP candidates list of the Simeon II National Movement party, its spokesperson announced Friday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 6, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1391

Centrist MEP Hopeful Drops Over Double Citizenship

Olga Borissova, who was fifth in the MEP candidates list of centrist Simeon II National Movement has announced that she is withdrawing from the race. Borissova stepped back, because the procedure for freeing her from her double citizenship is moving too

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 5, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1204