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Half EU Goes to Court Because of Bulgaria and Romania Diplomas

Almost half of the EU states will have to go to Court because those countries' legislatures are yet to recognize the secondary diplomas issued by colleges and universities in Bulgaria and Romania. The news came from the Romanian Information Agency NewsIn

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 9, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3323

Bulgaria PM Discusses Cabinet Changes with EU Ambassadors

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev is scheduled to have a work meeting with ambassadors of EU member states in the country, in order to discuss the structural and staff changes in the Cabinet. According to the press service of the government, the

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 9, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1131

Bulgaria Eco-Activists Protest in Brussels against Illegal Construction in Rila

Bulgarian eco-activists supported by international NGOs staged Thursday a demonstration in Brussels against the illegal resort construction under way in the Bulgarian Rila Mountain.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 8, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1871

European Central Bank Warns of Rising Inflation in Bulgaria

The European Central Bank (ECB) has published its Convergence Report 2008 that states there is considerable risk of inflation in Bulgaria to continue rising. Over the reference period from April 2007 to March 2008, Bulgaria recorded a 12-month average in

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 8, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1568

EC and ECB Give Slovakia Green Light to Join the Eurozone in 2009

The European Commission and the European Central Bank approved Slovakia's joining of the Eurozone on January 1, 2009.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 7, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1349

France Ambassador to Bulgaria: We Hope for Action against Organized Crime

France's Ambassador to Sofia Etienne de Poncins said Wednesday that the EU was hoping Bulgaria would soon take action to combat organized crime.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 7, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1691

Environment Ministry: No Risks of EU Suits against Bulgaria

The Ministry of Environment and Waters announced Tuesday there were no risks of legal suits against Bulgaria in the European Court despite the initiation of a new punitive procedure by the European Commission over the government's failure to issue industr

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 6, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1698

EU Commission Initiates New Punitive Procedure against Bulgaria

The European Commission is starting a new punitive procedure against Bulgaria (and eight other EU member states) over the failure to issue on time permits for a number of industrial installations already in operations, the Commission press service announc

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 6, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1682

Greens MEP Shocked by Environmental Violations in Bulgaria

The Member of the European Parliament from the European Greens party David Hammerstein stated Sunday in the Bulgarian Black Sea city of Varna that he was shocked by Bulgaria's failure to counter the widespread environmental violations.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 5, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1810

Half of East European Immigrants Left UK to Go Back

About half of the one million Eastern European immigrants, who came to the United Kingdom after 2004 have left returning to their home countries according to a report of the Institute for Public Policy Research, cited by the BBC.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 30, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5053

Bulgaria's Burgas Cooperates with Five European Cities in EU Program

The project of the Bulgarian Burgas Municipality "Let Us Unite Our Efforts" under the EU URBACT II Program envisaging partnership with five other European cities has been approved, the private Darik Radio reported.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 29, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1428

Bulgaria PM Gets EU Support for Cabinet Changes

The Bulgarian Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev has received the support of the President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso for the recent changes in the government.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 29, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1309

Spain Won't Expel Illegal Workers from Bulgaria and Romania

Spain will not be able to expel any more Bulgarians and Romanians working there illegally after a ruling of the Spanish Supreme Court.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 25, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2247

Bulgaria Has Cheapest Labor in EU

Bulgaria has the cheapest labor force in the European Union with an average payment of EUR 2,1 per hour, according to a EUROSTAT research.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 25, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2437

EU Parliament Urges Macedonia to Stop Instilling Hatred against Bulgaria

The European Parliament (EP) insisted that Macedonia stop instilling hatred against its neighbor Bulgaria.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 24, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4131

Bulgaria Trains to Run at 200km/h after EU-Funded Reconstruction

Some Bulgarian trains will be able to travel at a speed of 200 km/h after EUR 580 M from the EU Operative Program "Transport" are absorbed for the modernization and reconstruction of Bulgaria's railways by 2013.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 22, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2476

Bulgaria EU Affairs Min: Turkey to Play Key Role in Balkans if Accepted to EU

If accepted to the big European family, Turkey would play an important role in the currently unstable Balkans, EU Affairs Minister Gergana Grancharova said Saturday. The statement was made at the opening of the conference "The European and Non-European A

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 19, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1812

Deputy PM to Control European Funding for Bulgaria

A Deputy PM without portfolio is to take responsibility for monitoring and coordination of the European funding for Bulgaria, deputy-chair of the NMSP party Milen Velchev announced after a meeting of the three-way ruling coalition. The idea was approved

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 18, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1593

EU Justice Council to Discuss Terrorism Fight in Luxembourg

The European Justice and Home Affairs Council is to discuss the measures for fight against terrorism at a sitting, which will be held in Luxembourg on Friday. The members will also debate over a project for a frame decision for executing court rulings th

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 18, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1148

EU with No Means to Pressure Bulgaria and Romania to Reform - Report

The European Union few ways of pressuring its newest member states, Bulgaria and Romania, to reform despite Brussels's frustration with their failure to combat corruption and organized crime, the Financial Times reported Thursday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 17, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1526

EU Commission Demands Explanation from Bulgaria over Batak Slaughter Controversy

The European Commission is requiring an explanation from Bulgarian authorities about the measures taken regarding the death threats in certain media issued against the art critic Martina Baleva and the German professor Ulf Brunnbauer.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 17, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4563
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