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Bulgaria and Romania have failed to make sufficient inroads against corruption and organised crime since their accession to the European Union in January, 2007, according to a European Commission report, due to be published Tuesday.
Both countries "have
Bulgaria will have full access to all European Union funds within a week, the country's Finance Minister Plamen Oresharski said Saturday for the media after experts from his ministry presented the law amendments.
There is a considerable deficit of political reforms in Bulgaria and Romania, the two newest European Union members, the German Bundestag President Norbert Lammert said Friday in an interview for the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.
Lammert, who recently
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has made an attempt to calm tensions over the number of migrants, employed in the country, pledging more jobs for British workers.
"If you look at the jobs situation as a whole, there are 600,000 vacancies in the econo
More than half of new jobs created in the United Kingdom since 1997 have gone to foreign workers, latest figures show, as cited by BBC.
The lowest ever level of unemployment in the Eurozone has been reported in September according to data of Eurostat Statistical Office.
The figures show that the unemployment during the last month has reached only 7,3%.
Britain's Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians has warned the government decision to prevent direct employment will lead to exploitation.
The British government closed on Tuesday the door on most Romanian and Bulgarian workers for at leas
UK Ministers closed the door to Bulgarians and Romanians hoping to live and work in Britain on Tuesday as the British government tries to deflect criticism that it has lost control of the immigration system, The Guardian reported.
Austria will lift the restrictions on its labour market for Bulgarian and Romanian job-seekers as of the beginning of next year, according to reports.
Austria's government will provide unfettered access for citizens from the new EU member states, includi
The row between the European Union and Bulgaria over how to spell the word euro officially ended on Monday with a document of its executive body legal service.
European Union called on Ukraine Saturday to drop the visa regime for Bulgaria and Romania.
British government decided to keep the restrictions on the number of low-skilled Bulgarian and Romanian employees, allowed to enter the country, Times Online reported on Saturday.
The Home Office has conducted a review of the policy imposed after the two
The European Commission cut on Friday Bulgaria's greenhouse emissions quota for 2008-2012 by 37%, saying that the country's environment ministry did not offer compelling arguments in defence of its demand for a bigger quota.
Bulgaria will have the right
Bulgaria's EU Affairs Minister Gergana Grancharova is to confer Friday with students from the town of Shumen, who have worked on a project for corruption prevention, developed on Phare program.
The youngsters took part in civil monitoring, concerning pub
A total of 44% of the Bulgarians would reduce the consumption of alcohol if the price of spirits goes up by 25%, a survey of the European Commission on the attitudes of alcohol showed.
Still, the survey indicated that higher prices would not reduce alcoh
The European Commission announced it will decide on Friday whether to approve Bulgaria and Romania's allocation carbon dioxide plans, submitted under a directive that establishes the EU emissions trading scheme for greenhouse gases.
The decisions will co
The chairman of the EU Military Committee General Henri Bent?©geat arrived on a three-day official visit to Bulgaria on Thursday. The welcoming ceremony took place at the Monument of the Unknown Soldier in downtown Soifa.
Bulgaria outstrips all European Union member states in the extent of undeclared work, which accounts for 35% of GDP, a survey has found.
The European Commission unveiled on Tuesday its "blue card" plan, which aims to make it easier for skilled workers from outside the EU to get jobs in Europe.
Bulgaria is the country, which is most successful in absorbing funds and implementing projects on the SAPARD program among all European Union member states, the country's State Agriculture Fund CEO announced on Tuesday.
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
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