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Brussels Hosts Splendour of Bulgaria Exhibition

Bulgaria opened Wednesday an exhibition in the building of the European Parliament in Brussels.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 10, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 981

Kuneva, Orban Fill in Teams

The EU Commission announced that Patricia Bugnot, already a civil servant of the institution, will run the team of Leonard Orban. A former employee of the EU Parliament, Johann Richter, is the deputy head of the team.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 10, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1071

EU Tables Plan on Energy, Climate Change

The European Commission is set to unveil a wide-ranging set of proposals on energy and climate issues. It will include targets on reducing greenhouse gas emissions and increasing use of renewables, as well as measures to free competition among energy pro

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 10, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 675

Bulgaria's Honorable Consuls Mull EU Goals

The honorable consuls of Bulgaria from close to 40 countries have gathered for a two-day meeting convened by Foreign Minister Ivaylo Kalfin in Sofia. Bulgaria's first diplomat and the honorable consuls launched discussion on the priorities of the Bulgari

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 9, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 931

German Envoy: Libya Still Spared Economic Pressure

There are no voices talking about possible economic pressure on Libya as a way to solve the issue of five Bulgarian medics on a death row, according to German Ambassador Michael Geier.

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Bulgarian MEPs Bring Closer Far-Right Formation

Europe's far-right parties hope to soon have their form political group in the European Parliament, which would make them eligible for EU funds, a French deputy said Monday. "For the moment, it's on the right track.

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Bulgarian Dairy, Meat Firms Reluctant to Sell to EU

Only four Bulgarian companies - two dairies and two meat producers - have filed applications to be granted a certificate for selling on the common European market. The Agriculture Ministry announced that all applicants will be subject to strict inspectio

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Spanish Town "Overflows" with Bulgarians, Romanians

Authorities in the Spanish town Coslada admitted the City Hall "overflows" with Bulgarian and Romanian immigrants, who are trying to get legal documents for their stay in the country, El Mundo newspaper reported. The number of immigrants increased in the

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Bulgarian Students Learn EU History, Geography, Culture

Bulgaria's Education Ministry launched Tuesday a weeklong information campaign on country's EU accession in schools. The campaign is meant to introduce to students the history, geography and cultural heritage of the EU member states.

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Bulgarian Opera Legend Home Reveals EU Culture Contribution

The musical center after the name of Bulgarian opera legend Boris Hristov has opened doors for free visits to add to EU-dedicated celebrations. The initiative is organized by the Culture Ministry as part of a series of events marking the accession of the

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 8, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 703

Brussels Dresses Manneken-Pis in Bulgarian Folk Costume

Brussels' famous landmark, the Manneken-Pis will put on a traditional Bulgarian folk costume for a day. Marking Bulgaria's EU accession, the little peeing bronze boy will spend Saturday in the unusual attire, the Bulgarian embassy in Brussels has told Da

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 8, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1399

Half of Bulgarians Expect Better Life in EU

More than half of Bulgaria's citizens expect that their job security will increase now that the country is a member of the EU, with many hoping to become wealthier. Ironically, the biggest fear of the nation is that they may lose their job or become poor

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Bulgaria's Nationalists: Nuke Units Closure Legally Void

Bulgaria's government should revoke the EU treaty that obliged it to close another two units at its sole nuclear power station, the nationalists said. "Many a EU commissioners have been cheating Bulgaria over the years," the leader of Ataka party Volen S

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 7, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1069

UK "Should Welcome" Bulgarian, Romanian Migrants

The Scottish"Sunday Herald" provided a refreshing analysis of the fears over another wave of migrants landing on the doorstep of Britain after the accession of Bulgaria and Romania.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 7, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1395

Germans Swallow Bitter Pill with Bulgaria, Romania EU Accession

The enlargement of the European Union by two new members did not bring smiles on Germans' faces, Die Welt newspaper reported.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 6, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1983

Greeks Happy with Bulgaria, Romania EU Entry

The majority of Greeks support the accession of Bulgaria and Romania to the European Union, shows a survey, published days after the two countries joined the block.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 6, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1299

Chirac Welcomes Bulgaria, Romania to EU

French President Jacques Chirac welcomed Bulgaria and Romania to the European block in what is believed to be one of his last major foreign policy addresses before April presidential elections. Chirac declared support for the efforts of German Chancellor

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Romania Finally Lifts Transit Fees at Gyurgevo

Bucharest has decided to temporarily remove the fee for passing through the border checkpoint of Gyurgevo under the pressure of drivers. Drivers, travelling through Gyurgevo to the Bulgaria's Danube town of Russe, say the fee of EUR 60 is illegal.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 6, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 945

Bulgarian Bus Companies Fume at The Sun Reports

Bulgarian bus companies have denied British media reports that the number of trips to the UK has considerably increased, following the country's accession to the European Union.

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FT: Bulgaria's Kuneva Lucky Not Only Because of EUR 228,000 Salary

"Meglena Kuneva is the new face of Bulgaria. Fresh from celebrating her country's accession to the European Union on January 1, the sleek, US-trained minister will this week take up a job in Brussels as the first Bulgarian member of the European Commissio

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UK Launches Ads War on Illegal Bulgarian, Romanian Workers

The British government will launch a GBP 1 M advertising blitz next week to try to stop dodgy bosses hiring illegal workers, The Sun reported.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 6, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1279