Bulgaria's prime minister has ruled out the risk of a safeguard clause in the justice area, citing the efforts made by the government and the prosecutor's office.
The UK Home Office plans to limit the Seasonal Agricultural Workers Scheme (SAWS), a crucial source of labour for the fruit sector, to workers only from Romania and Bulgaria, the British leading agriculture newspaper Farmers Guardian reported.
Spokesman of EU Commissioner for Justice Franco Frattini explained that end of June is not the cut off date for recommending a possible safeguard clause in justice area for Romania or Bulgaria, EUexpands reported.
The European Commission president once again called on Washington to extend the visa-free entry for the eleven EU member states not covered by the waiver scheme.
Bulgaria's newly elected MEPs received their certificates at an official ceremony, held on Thursday in Sofia. The five representatives of Sofia Mayor's party GERB and the socialist one, four Turkish ethnic party's members, the three nationalist formation
Switzerland's government has decided to gradually lift labour restrictions on Bulgarians and Romanians, the Bulgarian News Agency reported.
European Commissioners Olli Rehn and Franco Frattini warned EU newcomers Bulgaria and Romania on Wednesday that the bloc's executive could implement the existing safeguard clauses unless judiciary reforms are sped up. Speaking to French daily Le Figaro,
More and more migrants from Eastern Europe want to stay in the UK for good, a study quoted by BBC showed on Tuesday. Many migrants, primarily construction workers, farm hands and au pairs, changed their mind after an extended stay in the country, the Jos
The European Commission denied it tried to pressure Bulgarian Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev into reshuffling his cabinet, as speculated in Bulgarian media on Tuesday. The reports that the Commission told Stanishev to replace four cabinet ministers are
This year's harvest of raspberries and strawberries in the UK will rot if the Home Office do not allow more migrants to enter the country to work as farm hands, Times newspaper reported. Farmers demanded that the government should relax quotas allowing t
There is not turning back for Bulgaria's Kozloduy power plant and its units 3&4 that were closed in January, EU Energy Commissioner Andris Piebalgs said Friday at the international conference on energy in Sofia. The fate of Kozloduy was decided way back
Romania's EU Commissioner Leonard Orban, in charge of multilingualism has taken a serious engagement to promote the Bulgarian language and the Cyrillic alphabet in the EU, he himself announced Thursday. Five months after Bulgaria joined the EU, the Bulga
Bulgaria's Varna Technical University awarded Thursday the MEP Geoffrey Van Orden and former rapporteur for Bulgaria Doctorate Honoris Causa. Van Orden was handed the honourable plaque and diploma for his exceptional contribution to Bulgaria's accession
Bulgaria has taken a historical step by adding the Cyrillic alphabet to the family of the EU languages, Romania's EU Commissioner Leonard Orban, in charge of multilingualism said on Thursday. He was invited as a honourable guest to the celebrations of Ma
Romania's EU Commissioner Leonard Orban, in charge of multilingualism, is arriving on a one-day visit to Bulgaria on May 24, the day of the Bulgarian Education and Culture and Slav Letters. Commissioner Orban will join the solemn festivities in Sofia and
Bulgaria announced on Wednesday the final results of last week's MEP vote, confirming that five parties will send their representatives to Brussels. Sofia mayor Boyko Borissov's GERB party, appearing at its first ever election, won five seats, the same n
European legislators approved on Wednesday a proposal that would force cellphone operators to slash roaming charges on the territory of the bloc. The parliament's decision sets a ceiling price of 49 eurocents per minute for outgoing calls and 24 eurocent
Bulgaria's Central Electoral Commission is expected to announce the final results for the first-ever EMP vote in the country on Wednesday afternoon. The names of the 18 newly elected members of the EP will be announced on Friday.
Bulgaria's Burgas Free University awarded Wednesday the MEP Geoffrey Van Orden Doctorate Honoris Causa. Van Orden was handed the honourable plaque and diploma for his exceptional contribution to Bulgaria's accession to the European Union.
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