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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: 2057

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: 1390

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

185,000 Bulgarians In Turkey Off MEP Voting Lists

A total of 185,000 Bulgarians, who live in Turkey, have been scratched off the voting lists for the May 20 MEP elections in the Balkan country. All these people will not be allowed to the polling stations, because of the new law the government accepted f

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 5, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1581

EU Consumers' Protection Service to Open in Bulgaria

Bulgarians will be able to lodge their complaints with a European network for consumers' rights protection within half a year, the country's EU Commissioner announced. Meglena Kuneva, who is the consumer affairs commissioner said that the service in Bulg

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 4, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1055

Bulgaria's Centrist Party Submits MEP Vote Papers

Bulgaria's centrist party National Movement Simeon II submitted the papers of their party to register it for the European Parliament vote on Wednesday. The leader of the election headquarters Nikolay Svinarov announced the party managed to collect more t

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 4, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 957

Libya-Jailed Nurses Top Party MEP Ticket in Bulgaria

The Bulgarian medics, tried in Libya in a travesty HIV trial, will be listed as the first six candidates for MEPs on the ticket of the right-wing party "Order, Rule of Law and Justice". This was announced by Yane Yanev, leader of the political formation,

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 4, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1033

Bulgarian, Romanian Immigrants Take Over London's Hyde Park - Report

Immigrants from Bulgaria and Romania, who left for Britain in search of work and a better life, are camping out in London's famous Hyde Park, the Daily Mail reported. For those whose search remains fruitless, the wooded areas of London's huge landmark ha

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 4, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2216

EP Socialists: Bulgaria's Nurses Shouldn't be a Political Cause

Don't turn the five Bulgarian nurses jailed in Libya into a political cause for they will win nothing from this, Jan Marinus Wiersma, vice-president of the Parliamentary Group of the Party of European Socialists said. Wiersma visited Sofia for the announ

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 3, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1027

Bulgarian Rightist Party Submits EP Vote Papers

Bulgaria's Union of the Democratic Forces have already gathered more than 40 000 signatures for the upcoming MEP elections, officials of party's press centre reported.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 3, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 950

Bulgaria's PM Hurriedly Hands in MEP Papers

Bulgaria's PM Sergey Stanishev quite surprisingly submitted personally the papers of the European Socialists' Platform coalition to register it for the EP vote. Stanishev's early morning visit at the Central Election Committee took by surprise journalist

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 3, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 986

Bulgaria's Ethnic Turkish Party Name MEP Hopefuls

The ethnic Turkish ally in Bulgaria's ruling coalition is to name Tuesday the definitive list of candidates on its ticket for the upcoming MEP vote.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 3, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 910

Bulgarian Social Democrats Form Coalition for MEP Elections

A Coalition of the Bulgarian Social Democrats was formed in Sofia on Monday, becoming one of several unions created for the MEP electons on May 20. Political Movement Social Democrats, the Bulgarian Social Democrats Party and the National Movement for Ri

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 2, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1049

Minister, Ambassadors Mark Rome Treaty Anniversary by Planting Trees in Sofia

Bulgaria's foreign minister, together with the ambassadors of Germany, Finland and Portugal took part in yet another initiative celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, this time planting trees in downtown Sofia.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 2, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 851

Bulgarian Socialists Present MEP Candidates

The European Socialists' Platform coalition presented its MEP candidates in Bulgaria on Monday with high hopes of sending 9 people to the EP. Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev's Bulgarian Socialist Party has partnered up with the Movement for Social Humani

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 2, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1025

Bulgaria's FM: MEP Campaign Capitalizes on Jailed Medics Plight

Bulgaria's foreign minister harshly criticized the campaign for nominating the death-sentenced medics in Libya for MEPs and accused the opposition of taking advantage of their plight.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 2, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 959

Rightists Party: Bulgaria Is Not Prepared for EU Membership

Bulgaria is not adequately prepared for its EU membership, the Union of Democratic Forces' leader Petar Stoyanov said Monday at a discussion on the topic "Where Does Europe Go to?" "About 90% of the Bulgarians do not feel as EU citizens," Stoyanov added.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 2, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3554

96% of Bulgarians Back Ban on Smoking

About 96% of the Bulgarians support a full or partial ban on smoking at public places, an inquiry, conducted by the EU shows. The campaign for establishing the citizens' attitude toward the harmful activity is organized by the EU Health Commissioner Mark

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 2, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1273

Bulgaria Last in Scientific Research Expenditure in EU

Bulgaria allocates the lowest amount for scientific research among the 27 member states of the European Union, according to participants in a round table discussion concerning higher education in the country. Scientific research receives the equivalent o

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 1, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1129

Bulgarians Gather Signatures for Nurses MEP Bid

The campaign in support of five Bulgarian nurses, sentenced to death in Libya, to become elected to the EP is gathering momentum, with signatures being collected across the country. Bulgaria's right-wing party "Order, Rule of Law and Justice" has vowed t

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 1, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1235