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MEP Mariya Gabriel Becomes EPP Group Deputy Chair

Bulgarian MEP Mariya Gabriel, who won in May a second term in the European Parliament, has been elected Deputy Chair of the European People's Party (EPP) group.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 4, 2014, Wednesday // 18:34 | Viewed: 1011

EC Suspends Payments on Regional Development Programme for Bulgaria

The European Commission temporarily suspended payments to Bulgaria on the Operational Programme for Regional Development, report the Bulgarian-language media.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 4, 2014, Wednesday // 09:43 | Viewed: 1628

Bulgarian Municipalities Struggling with EU Environment Funds Freeze

The suspension of funding under operational program "Environment" is a serious challenge to municipalities according to Spiridon Alexandrov, head of its Managing Authority.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 30, 2014, Friday // 14:14 | Viewed: 1025

Relatives of Russians Blacklisted by EU Run Business in Bulgaria

The sons of two Russian politicians sanctioned by the EU over the Ukraine crisis are carrying out their business activity in Bulgaria, according to the daily Trud.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 30, 2014, Friday // 13:30 | Viewed: 1445

Bulgaria Might Lose EUR 275 M of EU Regional Development Funding

Seven projects under Operational Program Regional Development are risky and Bulgaria could lose BGN 514 M if it does not finalize them, the Regional Development Minister believes.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 29, 2014, Thursday // 13:53 | Viewed: 1212

Bulgaria to Allocate Over BGN 3 B to Regional Development in 2014-2020

A total of over BGN 3 B will be allocated to regional growth in the new programming period 2014-2020, according to Bulgarian Regional Development Minister Desislava Terzieva.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 21, 2014, Wednesday // 15:02 | Viewed: 1063

Bulgarian Authorities, Europol Chief Discuss Burgas Bus Bombing Probe

The Director of Europol, Rob Wainwright, has praised the work of the Bulgarian authorities on the investigation of the 2012 Burgas bus bombing.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 16, 2014, Friday // 16:49 | Viewed: 1603

Bulgaria to Send Water Pumps, Rescue Workers to Flood-Hit Serbia

Bulgaria was among the first countries to offer Serbia assistance for coping with the damage caused by the heavy rains, according to EU Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 16, 2014, Friday // 13:56 | Viewed: 1956

Bulgarian, Romanian Workers' Number in UK Down in Q1

Some 3000 fewer workers from Bulgaria and Romania are presently in the United Kingdom than in end-2013, the country's Office of National Statistics has revealed.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 14, 2014, Wednesday // 13:42 | Viewed: 1561

Bulgaria to Face New Trial in Strasbourg over Poor Prison Conditions

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) in Strasbourg is preparing a new pilot-judgment procedure, the third in a row, against Bulgaria over poor prison conditions.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 14, 2014, Wednesday // 12:38 | Viewed: 1276

Bulgaria To Get A EUR 1.5 B Increase from the EU Social Fund

Bulgaria will get a EUR 1.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 13, 2014, Tuesday // 17:32 | Viewed: 1277

Commissioner Laszlo Andor Concerned with Bulgarian Gray Economy

Bulgaria maintains significant levels of unemployment and gray economy, EU Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion Laszlo Andor believes.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 13, 2014, Tuesday // 11:01 | Viewed: 1263

Bulgaria to Ask EU for Refugee Integration Aid

Bulgaria will demand that EU funds be allocated for the integration of people which have been granted refugee status, the State Agency for Refugees announced.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 10, 2014, Saturday // 15:43 | Viewed: 1478

UKIP Blames PM Cameron for 'Opening Door to Bulgarians'

The anti-immigrant UK Independence Party (UKIP) has lambasted PM David Cameron over what it calls a pro-European policy "opening [the UK's] to Bulgarians and Romanians.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 9, 2014, Friday // 11:41 | Viewed: 1240

Bulgaria Marks Europe Day, Victory Day

Bulgaria will mark on Friday the Day of Europe, also known as Schuman Day, after the historic Schuman Declaration of May 9, 1950.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 9, 2014, Friday // 09:33 | Viewed: 1166

Bulgaria's EU Funds Absorption Is Improving – EC Official

Bulgaria has registered progress in EU funds absorption, according to Shirin Wheeler, Spokesperson for Johannes Hahn, European Commissioner for Regional Policy.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 6, 2014, Tuesday // 15:32 | Viewed: 4074

President Plevneliev: Bulgaria Backs EU Decisions on Ukraine

President Rosen Plevneliev has emphasized the clear and unambiguous support of Bulgaria for all decisions of the EU and the European Parliament in an interview for Deustchlandfunk.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 27, 2014, Sunday // 17:22 | Viewed: 1543

Bulgaria Invests BGN 1 M Daily in Transport Infrastructure - Minister

Transport Minister Danail Papazov has argued that a sum of over BGN 1 M is invested in transport infrastructure in Bulgaria on a daily basis.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 25, 2014, Friday // 15:51 | Viewed: 1869

Sofia Appelate Court Chair to be Tried over EU Funds

Veselin Pengezov, Chair of the Sofia Appelate Court, has been summoned by Sofia Military District Prosecutor's Office to de indicted over misuse of European funds.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 24, 2014, Thursday // 11:45 | Viewed: 1101

Environment Ministry to Fine 87 Municipalities over EU Program

Eighty-seven Bulgarian municipalities are to be fined over infringements related to the Environment Operational Program.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 23, 2014, Wednesday // 12:51 | Viewed: 1481

15 Parties, 6 Coalitions, 6 Independent Candidates Run in EU Elections

15 political parties, 6 coalitions and 6 independent candidates submitted documents for participating in the European Parliament elections in Bulgaria on May 25.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 23, 2014, Wednesday // 09:19 | Viewed: 1442
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