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EU leaders are gathering in Brussels today for the most significant test of the bloc since French and Dutch voters rejected the draft European Constitution two years ago.
The negotiations will focus on agreeing a new "reform treaty" to replace the EU con
Regional Policy European Commissioner Danuta Huebner is coming to a two-day visit to Bulgaria on Thursday to discuss financial and regional policies with Bulgarian ministers and politicians.
The EU Commissioner is scheduled to meet Finance Minister Plame
Bulgaria's Kristiyan Vigenin was elected deputy floor leader of the Socialist group in the European parliament (PES), the group said on its website.
Vigenin headed the Socialist ballot in Bulgaria's first ever MEP vote last month and becomes the eighth v
Support for the EU among the bloc's citizens has risen to the highest level since early 1990s, shows a fresh Eurobarometer survey, as cited by EUobserver.com.
The Bulgarian MEPs called for solidarity with the five Bulgarian nurses and the Palestinian doctor, who are sentenced to death in Libya, at their first press conference in Strasburg on Tuesday.
The EU is to issue a progress report on the state of justice, corruption and organised crime in Bulgaria and Romania on June 27th, its spokesman confirmed on Monday.
The number of Bulgarian and Romanian migrants to the Netherlands has sharply increased in the four months since the accession of the two countries to the European Union, official data shows.
A total of 2800 migrants from the two new members of the Europe
Political instability and corruption in Bulgaria and Romania moves the Balkans away from the European Union, a European diplomat said on Saturday, as cited by the Macedonian Dnevnik newspaper.
Bulgaria manages to ensure the rule of law and the mobilization of the legislation, the head of the European Commission Representation in the country Michael Humphreys said on Friday.
The EU introduces new rules for declaring the amount of money the passengers are bringing with them when crossing the borders of the member-countries.
The travellers should declare sums set at EUR 10,000 or more and its equivalence in other currencies at
An Italian leftist politician has urged the introduction of a visa regime for Bulgarians and Romanians over the next two years in a bid to tighten the flux of immigrants.
The European Commission mulls releasing a recommendation for cutting off part of the funding for Bulgaria over corruption and poor government, Darik News reported, citing an anonymous high-ranking EC official.
Bulgaria's EU Affairs Minister Gergana Grancharova and the Chairman of Open Society Institute George Soros discussed the structural funds absorption at a meeting on Wednesday.
Bulgaria's accession to the Eurozone and the collaboration between the EU memb
Bulgaria and Romania are expected to escape European Union sanctions this month in spite of their failure to crack down on corruption and organised crime since joining the club in January, the Financial Times reported, citing insiders.
Bulgarian MEP Kristiyan Vigenin re-submitted a proposal for removing the excise tax on homemade rakiya for personal use to the European Parliament's committee on economic and monetary affairs on Tuesday.
European commissioner for external relations Benita Ferrero-Waldner praised on Monday the courage of five Bulgarian nurses, sentenced to death in Libya.
The medics have been sentenced on charges of deliberately infecting more than 400 Libyan children wit
Talks for the release of five Bulgarian nurses and one Palestinian doctor, sentenced to death on charges of intentionally infecting Libyan children with the HIV, have entered the "final mile", Seif al-Islam Qaddafi told reporters after the visit of two to
Two top European Union officials are expected to arrive in Libya on Sunday to hold talks over the plight of five Bulgarian nurses, sentenced to death in the North African country, Darik News reported.
The medics have been sentenced on charges of delibera
Bulgaria's foreign minister ruled out the risk of a safeguard clause just weeks before the European Commission issues its report on the country's fight against corruption and reforms in the judiciary.
"We have every reason to expect that the European Com
The European Commission has refused to confirm local reports that its upcoming assessment report on Bulgaria will not propose safeguard clauses in justice and home affairs.
"It is difficult to comment reports on a report that does not yet exist," Europea
European Union telecom ministers approved on Thursday the Commission's plan that requires cellphone operators to slash roaming charges on the territory of the bloc.
The decision to cut the fees charged by the mobile operators, in some cases by as much as
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