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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: 1233

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: 996

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: 1113

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: 2023

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: 1214

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: 1132

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: 1231

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: 2081

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: 1402

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: 1207

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: 1583

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: 2218

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: 1031