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The finance ministers from the 27 EU member states will meet for their monthly meeting on Friday, with measures to prevent value-added tax (VAT) fraud topping the agenda.
The focus of the meeting will be the optional general reverse charge system as an e
The European Union's Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health (SCFCAH) has voted to allow a total of 14 Bulgarian milk and meat producing companies distribute their products in the Union.
These companies will be able to start offering their
The UK government has decided to introduce a new point-based system that would only allow migrants whose skills are on demand in the country to enter.
Bulgaria's Supreme Administrative Court rejected the appeal of the centre-right party "Order, Rule of Law and Justice" for the refusal of the Electoral Committee to register the Libya-jailed nurses as MEP candidates.
Representatives of all political forces in the European Parliament are to take part in the representation ceremony of a new initiative in support of the five Bulgarian nurses on death row in Libya.
The campaign, which will be going under the motto "Bring
The president of the European Parliament Hans-Gert Poettering arrives on a two-day official visit to Bulgaria on Thursday.
The visit coincides with the beginning of the MEP election campaign.
Hoping to woo younger voters to the polling stations on May 20, Bulgaria's centrist Simeon II National Movement (SIINM) showed their pre-election bag of tricks.
A special energy drink titled VOTE and flashing badges produced in China are among the freebi
The European People's Party (EPP) will not suspend Bulgaria's Union of Democratic Forces (UDF) from their ranks, UDF's leader Petar Stoyanov said Wednesday.
Stoyanov met Tuesday in Brussels with the party's President, Wilfred Martens and the two decided
Bulgaria is to be included in the EU electronic system for collecting state receipts from the beginning of May.
The system will enable all EU member-states to cooperate in this process.
A week of cultural events, dedicated to Bulgaria as a new EU member state started on Tuesday in Luxemburg, the state radio reported.
Bulgaria's Interior Ministry prepared some documents proving that the five Libya-jailed nurses and doctor Zdravko Georgiev are eligible to run for MEPs.
The papers were submitted before the Supreme Administrative Court by the lawyers of the centre-right
A total of five parties and two political clubs joined Tuesday the agreement for the support of the MEP list of candidates of Bulgaria's European Socialists Platform.
The signing of the agreement took place in Sofia's Sheraton Hotel.
The initiative committee, formed in support of the MEP nominations of the six Libya-held medics, has pressed for granting them British citizenship.
"We saw how the United Kingdom managed to release the British sailors, held in Iran in just a few days.
The United Kingdom will grant Bulgaria GBP 129,800 for a project aimed at improving the quality of services offered by public administration institutions in the EU-newcomer country.
The project, launched on Monday, will focus on teaching Bulgarian public
For the first 100 days in the EU commissioner's seat, Bulgaria's Meglena Kuneva managed to set up a modern strategy for consumer protection with a focus on the financial and Internet services, she herself announced on Monday.
Bulgaria's Central Electoral Commission (CEC) drew on Monday the ballot list for the European Parliament elections in the country, scheduled for May 20.
The draw put the Bulgarian Green party in the first place in the list, which has 16 spots after the C
If the Supreme Administrative Court decides not to let the five Bulgarian nurses jailed in Libya run for MEPs, than it turns out that Parliament adopted a law against them, Yane Yanev, leader of the party that nominated them said.
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Bulgaria's Prime Minister and other governors are to discuss Monday the EU financial tools as well as the structural and cohesion funds, which will be absorbed by the country.
The session, which will be take place in the town of Plovdiv, is part of the g
Bulgaria's Agriculture Minister Nihat Kabil is to take part in the session of the EU's Agriculture and Fishing Council in Luxemburg.
It is expected that during the meeting the councillors will define the regulations concerning the "Fruit and Vegetables"
An International Session of the Model European Parliament will be officially opened at Sofia University on Monday.
The European Commission has decided Bulgaria to host the project in the period April 14 - 22 on the occasion of the country's accession to
Bulgaria's Supreme Administrative Court will rule on whether five nurses jailed in Libya on charges of spreading the HIV virus can run for MEP seats.
Bulgaria's centre-right party "Order, Rule of Law and Justice" will lodge an appeal with the court after
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