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At the start of the European Parliament's first plenary session of 2007, outgoing President Josep Borrell will formally welcome the 18 new members from Bulgaria and 35 from Romania.
With the accession of Bulgaria and Romania to the EU at the start of thi
Bulgaria's Justice Minister Georgi Petkanov has joined an informal meeting with his counterparts from the rest of the EU countries.
The meeting also gathered the countries' Interior Ministers.
Bulgaria will try to push the European Commission to let it reopen two nuclear units closed due to safety concerns, Energy Minister Rumen Ovcharov said on Friday.
In an interview for Reuters, he was adamant that if not, the country will seek to raise the
The number of counterfeit euro banknotes in circulation has decreased in the second half of 2006, according to data published by the European Central Bank.
The level of counterfeiting has fluctuated only slightly over the last three years, the ECB said i
Romania's EU Commissioner Leonard Orban, in charge of multilingualism, presented his team in Brussels, who are suspected to want to get the upper hand over the English language, EUexpands reported.
Bulgaria's National Assembly opened Thursday its fifth plenary session to officially mark the country's accession to the European Union.
"The closure of units 3 and 4 of the Kozloduy NPP was the most huge compromise Bulgaria made during its accession neg
Pressure from an influx of children from East European immigrants has forced a British council to draw up plans to build four new primary schools, the Daily Mail reported.
Bulgaria's National Assembly opened Thursday its fifth plenary session with which it officially marks the country's accession to the European Union.
Parliament Spokesman Georgi Pirinski opened the session.
The accession of Bulgaria and Romania to the European Union made possible the unification of far-right leaders from across the block, The British Telegraph reported.
Bulgaria's parliament will officially mark the country's accession to the European Union at its fifth plenary session.
President Georgi Parvanov and Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev will attend the meeting.
The European Commission has urged its members to sign up to an unprecedented common energy policy, unveiling a plan to diversify the bloc's energy sources, BBC reported.
Bulgaria's rightwing MEPs put forward Wednesday their first resolution in defence of the jailed Bulgarian medics in Libya.
New EU Commissioners - Bulgaria's Meglena Kuneva and Romania's Leonard Orban - joined Wednesday their first EU Commission meeting.
"The two would certainly contribute to enrich and improve the work of the college," the team president Jose Manuel Barroso
Bulgaria opened Wednesday an exhibition in the building of the European Parliament in Brussels.
The EU Commission announced that Patricia Bugnot, already a civil servant of the institution, will run the team of Leonard Orban.
A former employee of the EU Parliament, Johann Richter, is the deputy head of the team.
The European Commission is set to unveil a wide-ranging set of proposals on energy and climate issues.
It will include targets on reducing greenhouse gas emissions and increasing use of renewables, as well as measures to free competition among energy pro
The honorable consuls of Bulgaria from close to 40 countries have gathered for a two-day meeting convened by Foreign Minister Ivaylo Kalfin in Sofia.
Bulgaria's first diplomat and the honorable consuls launched discussion on the priorities of the Bulgari
There are no voices talking about possible economic pressure on Libya as a way to solve the issue of five Bulgarian medics on a death row, according to German Ambassador Michael Geier.
Europe's far-right parties hope to soon have their form political group in the European Parliament, which would make them eligible for EU funds, a French deputy said Monday.
"For the moment, it's on the right track.
Only four Bulgarian companies - two dairies and two meat producers - have filed applications to be granted a certificate for selling on the common European market.
The Agriculture Ministry announced that all applicants will be subject to strict inspectio
Authorities in the Spanish town Coslada admitted the City Hall "overflows" with Bulgarian and Romanian immigrants, who are trying to get legal documents for their stay in the country, El Mundo newspaper reported.
The number of immigrants increased in the
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