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EC and ECB Give Slovakia Green Light to Join the Eurozone in 2009

The European Commission and the European Central Bank approved Slovakia's joining of the Eurozone on January 1, 2009.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 7, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1356

France Ambassador to Bulgaria: We Hope for Action against Organized Crime

France's Ambassador to Sofia Etienne de Poncins said Wednesday that the EU was hoping Bulgaria would soon take action to combat organized crime.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 7, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1718

Environment Ministry: No Risks of EU Suits against Bulgaria

The Ministry of Environment and Waters announced Tuesday there were no risks of legal suits against Bulgaria in the European Court despite the initiation of a new punitive procedure by the European Commission over the government's failure to issue industr

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 6, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1710

EU Commission Initiates New Punitive Procedure against Bulgaria

The European Commission is starting a new punitive procedure against Bulgaria (and eight other EU member states) over the failure to issue on time permits for a number of industrial installations already in operations, the Commission press service announc

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 6, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1720

Greens MEP Shocked by Environmental Violations in Bulgaria

The Member of the European Parliament from the European Greens party David Hammerstein stated Sunday in the Bulgarian Black Sea city of Varna that he was shocked by Bulgaria's failure to counter the widespread environmental violations.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 5, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1836

Half of East European Immigrants Left UK to Go Back

About half of the one million Eastern European immigrants, who came to the United Kingdom after 2004 have left returning to their home countries according to a report of the Institute for Public Policy Research, cited by the BBC.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 30, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5156

Bulgaria's Burgas Cooperates with Five European Cities in EU Program

The project of the Bulgarian Burgas Municipality "Let Us Unite Our Efforts" under the EU URBACT II Program envisaging partnership with five other European cities has been approved, the private Darik Radio reported.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 29, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1457

Bulgaria PM Gets EU Support for Cabinet Changes

The Bulgarian Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev has received the support of the President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso for the recent changes in the government.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 29, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1331

Spain Won't Expel Illegal Workers from Bulgaria and Romania

Spain will not be able to expel any more Bulgarians and Romanians working there illegally after a ruling of the Spanish Supreme Court.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 25, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2306

Bulgaria Has Cheapest Labor in EU

Bulgaria has the cheapest labor force in the European Union with an average payment of EUR 2,1 per hour, according to a EUROSTAT research.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 25, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2468

EU Parliament Urges Macedonia to Stop Instilling Hatred against Bulgaria

The European Parliament (EP) insisted that Macedonia stop instilling hatred against its neighbor Bulgaria.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 24, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4204

Bulgaria Trains to Run at 200km/h after EU-Funded Reconstruction

Some Bulgarian trains will be able to travel at a speed of 200 km/h after EUR 580 M from the EU Operative Program "Transport" are absorbed for the modernization and reconstruction of Bulgaria's railways by 2013.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 22, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2525

Bulgaria EU Affairs Min: Turkey to Play Key Role in Balkans if Accepted to EU

If accepted to the big European family, Turkey would play an important role in the currently unstable Balkans, EU Affairs Minister Gergana Grancharova said Saturday. The statement was made at the opening of the conference "The European and Non-European A

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 19, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1833

Deputy PM to Control European Funding for Bulgaria

A Deputy PM without portfolio is to take responsibility for monitoring and coordination of the European funding for Bulgaria, deputy-chair of the NMSP party Milen Velchev announced after a meeting of the three-way ruling coalition. The idea was approved

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 18, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1607

EU Justice Council to Discuss Terrorism Fight in Luxembourg

The European Justice and Home Affairs Council is to discuss the measures for fight against terrorism at a sitting, which will be held in Luxembourg on Friday. The members will also debate over a project for a frame decision for executing court rulings th

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 18, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1149

EU with No Means to Pressure Bulgaria and Romania to Reform - Report

The European Union few ways of pressuring its newest member states, Bulgaria and Romania, to reform despite Brussels's frustration with their failure to combat corruption and organized crime, the Financial Times reported Thursday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 17, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1547

EU Commission Demands Explanation from Bulgaria over Batak Slaughter Controversy

The European Commission is requiring an explanation from Bulgarian authorities about the measures taken regarding the death threats in certain media issued against the art critic Martina Baleva and the German professor Ulf Brunnbauer.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 17, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4677

Application for EU Rural Areas Grants Starts in Bulgaria

The application procedure for grants under the EU Rural Areas Development Program was open in Bulgaria on Thursday. All 28 regional directorates of the Executive Agency now accept applications for grants under the first two measures - "Creating of Farms

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 17, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4030

Bulgaria Judicial Council Scorns Its Inspectorate's Problematic Cases Analysis

Bulgaria's Supreme Judicial Council reacted negatively to a representative analysis prepared by the Council's Inspectorate. The analysis is dedicated to the 4000 prosecutor's office lawsuits returned last year for further investigation.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 16, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1463

Bulgaria Opens Cyrillic Alphabet Exhibit at European Parliament

An exhibition dedicated to the Cyrillic Alphabet was open by Bulgarian Socialist Members of the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Wednesday. The exhibition, which was organized at the initiative of Bulgarian MEP from Atanas Paparizov, attracted the in

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 16, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1398

Sofia Mayor to Take Part in EPP Forum in Dublin

The Sofia Mayor Boyko Borisov, who is also the informal leader of Bulgaria's GERB party, left Monday for Dublin, Ireland, where he is going to participate at a special meeting of European People's Party (EPP). The meeting will be attended by the leaders

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 14, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1321
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