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The European Commission may stop financing modernization of Sofia's sewerage system under the ISPA programme, if Bulgaria's utilities regulator DKEVR fails to accept the investment plan of the capital's water utility, EC Regional Policy DG officer Carsten
More than 30,000 Bulgarians and Romanians have been granted their applications to work in the United Kingdom after the countries' accession to the European Union on January 1, 2007, according to official figures.
Bulgaria is to receive EUR 350,000 from the Kingdom of the Netherlands for prevention of disasters, Finance Minister Plamen Oresharski announced.
The agreement on bilateral support in the framework of the Beautiful Bulgaria programme was signed Tuesday b
Bulgaria's Finance Minister Oresharski announced Monday that the report on the inspection of Bulgaria's road agency made positive conclusions.
After the meeting of the Infrastructure Projects Council, Oresharski said the inspection report gave a rather "
Bulgaria and Slovenia called upon the Serbian authorities not to put off the European integration of the country. The urge was voiced on Thursday after the meeting of Bulgaria's PM Stanishev with the Slovenian PM Jansa in Slovenia's capital Ljubljana.
Bulgaria has absorbed about one fifth of the funds for infrastructure from EU's pre-accession ISPA program.
According to data published on Tuesday by the Bulgarian Ministry of Finance the total sum for ISPA projects is EUR 1,5 B but so far only EUR 347 M
Bulgaria is expected to reach the level of innovation performance of the developed EU member states within 20 years, a new report on innovations claims.
The seventh edition of the European Innovation Scoreboard (EIS), an instrument developed at the initi
Bulgarian Foreign Minister Ivailo Kalfin participates at the first joint meeting of foreign ministers from the European Union and the Black Sea Region states in Kiev, Ukraine.
The European Commission has called on Bulgaria to moderate wages in line with productivity gains and continue tight fiscal policies to safeguard macroeconomic stability amidst rising external imbalances and high inflation.
The critique came as part of th
The European Commission is expected to criticize Bulgaria Wednesday for economy "overheating" with respect to the growth in salary rates in 2007.
People in inner London are the richest in the European Union, while the poorest live in regions in Bulgaria, Poland and Romania, according to figures published on Tuesday by Eurostat, the EU's statistical office.
Bulgaria's finance minister Plamen Oresharski will take part in the Ecofin meeting of EU finance ministers on Tuesday, the ministry's press service said.
The Council is to discuss implementation of the measures under the Stability and Growth Pact (SGP)
A total of 48 Bulgarian human resource projects have been granted financing under the Administrative Capacity Operational Programme of the European Union.
Bulgaria's State Administration Minister Nikolay Vassilev announced the beneficiaries and presented
The European Commission initiated a punitive measure against Bulgaria because of the delay of the putting into operation of the unified emergency phone 112.
The National Parents Association "Anti-Drugs" (NORA) tabled a protest petition to the European Parliament expressing its deep resentment with the recently pronounced sentence of the drug boss Dimitar Zhelyazkov, aka Mityo Ochite.
This was announced by Ve
Bulgarian Parliament voted legislation on Friday, which deprives Bulgarian members of the European Parliament of the right to use parliamentary cars, state-owned apartments, government holiday houses as well as the VIP service at Sofia Airport.
The body, which is in charge of the self-administration and organisation of Bulgaria's judiciary, has shrugged off Brussels criticism over the lack of reforms to fight corruption and crime.
Bulgaria is to receive about EUR 18 M in 2008 under the EU programme for restructuring and conversion of vineyards, Agriculture Minister Nihat Kabil announced Wednesday.
The European Commission Vice-President Franco Frattini, who hails from Italy, is reportedly considering participation in his country's pre-election campaign on the side of centre-right leader Silvio Berlusconi.
Frattini - also in charge of justice, secur
Britain has been warned to brace itself for an influx of Bulgarian gypsies planning to plunder the country's benefits system, the Daily Express wrote in its latest issue.
The European Affairs Minister Gergana Grancharova and Parliament Chair Georgi Pirinski held a special meeting on Tuesday at which the recently signed Treaty of Lisbon was presented for ratification.
Earlier the same day, Minister Grancharova opened a con
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