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Finland has become the 16th member of the bloc to ratify the EU constitution after the parliament voted Tuesday the key charter.
The current holder of the European Union presidency has thus become the first EU member state to unblock the process of its r
The British government will be ready with the specific rules applicable to Romanian and Bulgarian workers by the end of this year.
While visiting the southern Bulgarian town of Kurdzhali, UK Ambassador Jeremy Hill announced the recruitment of workforce f
The German government has unveiled the official logo for its coming six-month presidency of the EU starting in January.
The logo displays the web address of the German presidency eu2007.
Bulgaria's parliamentary speaker Georgi Pirinski will join a parliamentary meeting on the Future of Europe in Brussels, jointly organised by the European Parliament and the Finnish Parliament.
Bulgaria may have to return lots of the money received from the EU funds due to the lack of prepared professionals, ethnic Turks leader Ahmed Dogan said.
Austrian MEPs from the European People's Party have stated that they approve of Bulgaria's EU Accession, now that there is no doubt that Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant Units 3&4 will be closed before January 1, 2007.
Foreign Affairs Spokesman Hurbert Pirke
The amount of money Bulgaria will receive as aid from the European Commission to compensate the closure of Units 1 to 4 of the Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant is half the lost benefits the country will suffer, Foreign Minister Ivaylo Kalfin said.
Average wage in Bulgaria has to reach the minimum remuneration of Greece, Spain and Portugal by 2009, Economic and Social Council of Revenue Policy claimed.
Bulgaria has already taken steps for increasing compensations from the European Union for the closure of units 3 and 4 of Kozloduy Nuke, Energy Minister Rumen Ovcharov announced.
Ovcharov said Bulgaria will follow the example of other member states, whic
The Czech government decided to leave its labour market open for newcomers Bulgaria and Romania joining the EU next January.
The news comes after sending strong signals for a positive decision and media reports, arguing the country's economy will benefit
Bulgarians and Romanians will be allowed to work in several sectors on France's labour market after January 1, said Minister Delegate for EU-Affairs Catherine Colonna.
The restrictions on Bulgarian and Romanian migrant workers to the British labour market will be discussed today in London by high-ranking Home Office officials and representatives of Bulgaria's Labour ministry.
EU enlargement chief said that Croatia should enter the bloc by the end of the decade, but warned the country that hard work lies ahead.
"We set the timetable for Croatia's accession, providing that Prime Minister Ivo Sanader and the Croatian people succ
Spain's government will most likely place some restrictions on Bulgarian and Romanian migrant workers but they will be flexible, Labor Minister Jesus Caldera Sanchez-Capitan said.
Talking to a local morning show, he explained that his ministry is still m
A ticket redesigned in EU's blue and yellow stars is already on sale for Sofia public transport passengers.
The special series will be on sale for a whole month - the last before Bulgaria enters the Union.
The chairman of EP's Thursday plenary skipped to put to the vote a proposed amendment in Bulgaria's report urging for "a more flexible approach" to two nuclear units closure at Kozloduy.
Thus, the already approved text in the External Relations committee
Bulgaria has taken on a course for improvement of its asylum and immigration legislation and policies with Dutch assistance.
The interior ministries of the two countries gave Thursday the go-ahead to the PHARE supported project for "Implementation of EU
The European Parliament voted with a majority the report of MEP Geoffrey van Orden on the readiness of Bulgaria to join the bloc next January.
However, the amendment already approved in the External Relations Committee urging for a more flexible approach
Bulgaria's EU Commissioner designate Meglena Kuneva told the Financial Times her strategy will be inspired by Leonardo da Vinci's Vitruvian Man.
Explaining her plans for enhancing consumer protection Kuneva has made it clear she intends "to put the citiz
Bulgarian MPs voted Thursday to choose a new European observer, who will take the place of Dimitar Abadzhiev.
In a move of good neighbours the governments in Sofia and Bucharest issued a historic stamp heralding "Bulgaria and Romania - together in the EU".
The stamp, which is the first in Bulgarian history to be circulated in an international joint venture, was
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