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The European Commission is set to unveil on Tuesday its plan for a "blue card" for skilled immigrants, which has been inspired by the US "green card" and aims to attract the workers needed to fill specific gaps.
The "Blue EU Labour Card" takes its name f
European Union leaders have reached a deal on a treaty to reform the bloc early on Friday after seven hours of talks during a summit in Lisbon.
The "linguistic-technical problem", raised last week by Bulgaria regarding the name of the EU's common currency, has been solved early on Friday, the European Council's President Jose Socrates announced.
Bulgaria demanded the currency to be spelt as it i
EU leaders are gathering in Lisbon on Thursday in an effort to bring to an end the 2005 political debacle, when French and Dutch voters said no to the draft European Constitution.
If all goes as planned, the 27-nation bloc will by the end of tomorrow hav
The European Commission is opening six infringement proceedings against Bulgaria for failure to comply with EU rules.
The European Commission is to decide on the launch of punitive procedures against several member states, including Bulgaria, for their failure or delay to implement European legislation.
"Bulgaria will be punished because of its delay in carrying out sev
The EU has vowed on Monday to reach a quick resolution to the "linguistic-technical problem" raised last week by Bulgaria regarding the name of the bloc's common currency.
EU member states' ambassadors made the admission in an official declaration, which
The European Union signed an association accord on Monday with Montenegro after settling a dispute with Bulgaria over the spelling of the euro currency.
The Stabilization and Association Agreement is the first step toward eventual EU membership for the t
The European Commission will launch punitive procedures against Bulgaria because of the country's delay to carry out several recommendations, Bulgarian Commissioner Meglena Kuneva said on Monday at a debate on the new EU Reform Treaty.
Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Ivaylo Kalfin is to take part in a discussion over the EU Council's reform draft treaty, which will be held in Luxemburg.
The debate is included in the agenda of the two-day sitting of EU Foreign Relations Council.
At least 95,000 houses will have to be built every year until 2020 to cope with the record influx of immigrants, an increase of 30% on the latest government estimate, the Daily Mail reported, citing an official research.
Bulgaria's European Union Commissioner Meglena Kuneva has made it clear her country will not give up the fight for the Cyrillic spelling of the single currency.
The EU's plan for a "blue card" for immigrants faced vehement opposition in Austria, whose chancellor said it would undermine the country's labour market.
Bulgaria has agreed to enable the European Union to sign an accord on closer ties with Montenegro by embracing a compromise in the dispute over the Bulgarian spelling of the euro currency.
After six hours of negotiations late on Friday Bulgaria agreed to
EU Commissioner for Multilingualism Leonard Orban expressed Friday his support for Bulgaria's position in the dispute over the spelling of EU common currency euro.
"Each and every EU official language should be respected," the commissioner said at a meet
Bulgaria has refused to sign the Stabilisation and Association Agreement between Montenegro and the European Union because of the spelling of the single currency in the Bulgarian translation of the document.
The announcement was made by Bulgaria's EU Aff
The European Parliament voted on Thursday on the number of seats EU member states would have after the new European treaty is passed, which is scheduled to reduce the size of the European legislative body to 750 seats from the current 785.
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Bulgaria's European Affairs Minister Gergana Grancharova will meet Thursday the EU Justice Commissioner Franco Frattini to discuss EU legislation implementation in Bulgaria.
Minister Grancharova will also meet Bulgarian MEPs, EP Liberal Democrat Member G
The European Commission has decided not to enforce a safeguard clause on Bulgaria for agriculture, state radio BNR reported on Wednesday.
Bulgaria will get all the EUR 200,300,000 allocated in the EU budget for direct payments to farmers, because the las
Bulgaria would ask the EU to co-finance its program for surveillance and eradication of brucellosis, the Bulgarian National Radio reported Tuesday.
The Director General of the Bulgarian National Veterinary Service Zheko Baychev announced Bulgaria's plans
Bulgaria's State Tourism Agency will exhibit one of the country's world-famous gold treasures dating back to Thracian times in Brussels on Monday next week.
The tourism agency will use the awarding ceremony of MEPs for their contribution to the outgoing
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