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Bulgaria Introduces Structural Eurocodes in 2011

Bulgaria will be obliged to implement the Eurocodes in construction from 2011, European Affairs Minister Gergana Grancharova said Tuesday at a forum on the steady development of the real estate sector.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 25, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1087

EC Calls on Ukraine to Drop Visas for Bulgaria, Romania

European Union External Relations Commissioner Benita Ferrero-Waldner called on Ukraine Thursday to drop the visa regime for Bulgaria and Romania.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 20, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1824

Bulgaria's Commissioner Kuneva Presses for Mattel Safety Review

EU Consumer Affairs Commissioner Meglena Kuneva has pledged to seek broad support for a review of the safety measures of US toymaker Mattel Inc in the wake of its huge recalls. Commissioner Kuneva met Thursday with the Vice President of Mattel Internatio

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 20, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2118

UK Weighs Up Impact of Restrictions on Bulgarians, Romanians

The United Kingdom will publish its first official analysis of the impact of migration next month, the immigration minister announced, as cited by the Guardian.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 20, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1272

Bulgarian MPs, Ministers Discuss New EU Constitution

Bulgaria's EU Affairs parliamentary commission is to hear Thursday information about the negotiations on the new European constitution. There will be discussed also the position Bulgaria will take at the forthcoming international conference over the docu

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 20, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 913

EU Eases Visa Regime with Balkans

The European Union signed in Brussels visa agreements with five Balkan countries, making it cheaper and easier for Albania, Bosnia, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia citizens to travel. The deals are expected to come into force in January and the five cou

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 19, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1471

EU Commish Kuneva: Consumers Educate Business

EU Consumer Protection Commissioner, Bulgaria's Meglena Kuneva, said the users educate the market and business as a whole at a Tuesday press conference in Sofia. "We all earn our money very hard and want to spend it only for buying goods of high quality,

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 18, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1368

Ferrero-Waldner Awarded Bulgaria's Highest State Order

European Union External Relations commissioner Benita Ferrero-Waldner was awarded Bulgaria's highest state order Stara Planina - first degree by the country's President Georgi Parvanov at a special ceremony on Monday. The EU official, who played an impor

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 17, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1225

EU Commish Ferrero-Waldner to Be Awarded Bulgaria's Highest State Order

European Union external relations commissioner Benita Ferrero-Waldner is to be awarded Bulgaria's highest state order Stara Planina by country's President Georgi Parvanov at a special ceremony on Monday. The EU official, who played an important role for

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 17, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 913

Bulgaria Presents Road Safety Initiative to EC Reps

Bulgaria's Transport Minister Petar Mutafchiev presented on Wednesday his Ministry's latest road safety initiative to representatives of the European Commission. The campaign "I save a Life" is not something transient; it is not made to advertise anythin

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 12, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1175

Survey Shows Bulgaria Out of Step with EU, Closest to Russia

A survey of 11 EU member states, as well as US and Turkey, shows Bulgarians do not share the concerns of their fellow countries in bloc with the same strength, and is also the least wary of potential threats from Russia. The Bulgarians rank among the mos

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 10, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2307

Bulgarian Youngsters to Fulfil European Dreams in EC Competition

Bulgarian youngsters will be given the opportunity to realize their European dreams by taking part in the new competition, opened by the EC Representation in Bulgaria on Monday. "Creating Europe" project is part of the information and communication progr

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 10, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1065

Bulgaria's Medics Demand Joint EU Plan for Their Protection

A month after the Bulgarian medics and the Palestinian doctor, wrongly accused of deliberately infecting hundreds of Libyan children with HIV, returned home, they demanded a joint European plan for their protection. The medics voiced their demand at a me

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 24, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1668

Bulgaria Launches EU Transparency Web Site

European Affairs Minister Gergana Gruncharova presented Wednesday a new web site, devoted to transparency as one of the EU's strategic policies. The launch took place during a press conference in the Foreign Ministry.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 22, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1693

FT: European Migrants in UK Choosy about Jobs

Eastern and central European migrants have started to move up the jobs chain in the United Kingdom and are occupying more professional positions, shows data of the Home Office, as cited by the Financial Times.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 22, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1612

Bulgaria's Interior Minister Signs 1st EU Coop Agreement for Crime Fight

Bulgaria's Interior Minister Rumen Petkov signed Tuesday the first agreement for cooperation with the European Commission in the framework of the prevention and fight against crime program. The program aims at the building of a strong and active partners

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 21, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1585

FT: Bulgaria is EU's Most Islamic Country

Bulgaria is the European Union's most Islamic country with its one million Muslims accounting for about one-seventh of the population, the Financial Times wrote in its latest issue.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 20, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3372

EU Sends 40 Youngsters to Deserted Island to Play Robinsons

A total of fourteen youngsters from European Union member countries, including Bulgaria will be sent to an inhabited island for 12 days to take part of a EU project, the Turkish Radikal newspaper reported Monday. The teenagers will have to spend the whol

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 20, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1427

Bulgaria Loses BGN 3,6 M EU Funding for Milk Production

Bulgaria lost the first BGN 3,6 M financing for milk and milk production, which the country had to receive as subsidies from the European Union, the Bulgarian National Radio reported Wednesday. The EU milk subsidies for 2008 will also be lost, because th

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 15, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1921

Bulgaria Appoints Permanent Representative to European Union

Bulgaria's president appointed Tuesday Deputy Interior Minister Boyko Kotsev as a permanent representative of the country to the European Union.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 14, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1442

The Economist: Bulgaria is in Honeymoon Stage of EU Membership

Bulgaria is in the honeymoon stage of EU membership with a construction boom from the Black Sea to Sofia and a projected economic growth by over 6% this year, The Economist commented eight months after the country joined the bloc.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 13, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2165