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EC Worried about License Suspension Procedure for Bulgarian Power COs

The European Commission has expressed concern over the ongoing License suspension procedure for three power distributors in Bulgaria, hinting at possible penalty measures.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 4, 2014, Friday // 17:49 | Viewed: 1759

Bulgaria Among Positive Examples for Roma Inclusion – EC President

Bulgarian town of Kavarna is a positive example in the EU for Roma inclusion, President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso said, Friday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 4, 2014, Friday // 17:39 | Viewed: 1669

EU Commissioner: EC Will Not Impose Funding Freeze on Bulgaria

The EC cannot take steps to stop payments to Bulgaria on the basis of the cooperation and verification mechanism (CVM), according to Algirdas Semeta.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 4, 2014, Friday // 15:49 | Viewed: 1435

No Risk of Funding Suspension – Bulgarian EU Funds Committee Chair

There is no risk of EU funds suspension, Bulgaria's government is making every effort to prevent it, Denitsa Karadzhova, EU Affairs and EU Funds Oversight Committee chair assured.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 4, 2014, Friday // 13:25 | Viewed: 1503

Parliament Reveals Stunning Bulgarian 'Innovation' Projects

Bulgaria has allocated more BGN 176 M to 223 companies for projects involving "innovative napkins", creative furniture" or "innovative focus groups".

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 4, 2014, Friday // 13:10 | Viewed: 1515

EP Uses Skopje Photos to Advertise Bulgaria's Capital

Pictures from Macedonia's capital Skopje can be seen at the European Parliament's visitors center in a short film dedicated to Sofia.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 3, 2014, Thursday // 17:32 | Viewed: 1575

EP Recommends Stopping Bulgaria's Access to EU Funding

European Parliament has called on the EU's Commission to "seriously consider" the possibility of freezing European funds for Bulgaria.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 3, 2014, Thursday // 16:07 | Viewed: 2639

German MEP Condemns Restructuring of Bulgaria's National Audit Office

A German MEP has leveled criticism at the recent amendments to Bulgaria's National Audit Office Act.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 3, 2014, Thursday // 16:01 | Viewed: 1024

Bulgarian President, EU Council Chief Discuss Syrian Refugee Crisis

President Rosen Plevneliev discussed the situation of Syrian refugees in Bulgaria at a meeting with EU Council President Herman Van Rompuy in Brussels.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 2, 2014, Wednesday // 15:06 | Viewed: 1545

Refugees in Bulgaria Demand Documents Allowing Entry in EU Countries

Refugees in Bulgaria are staging a protest to demand papers allowing them to head for Germany or another EU member state.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 2, 2014, Wednesday // 11:27 | Viewed: 1588

Bulgaria Risks Permanent Freeze of 'Environment' Operational Program

The "Environment" operational program may be conclusively suspended unless the European Commission restores payments to Bulgaria by end-May, according to center-right party GERB.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 30, 2014, Sunday // 16:45 | Viewed: 1793

Bulgarian Minister: EU Failed in its Industrial, Energy, Social Policy

Bulgarian Economy and Energy Minister Dragomir Stoynev has declared the industrial, energy and social policy of the European Union "a total failure.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 28, 2014, Friday // 15:10 | Viewed: 7190

Bulgaria Lacks Focus in EU Funds Absorption – Expert

Bulgaria's EU funds absorption is characterized by a lack of priorities, according to EU funds expert Atanas Kirchev.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 27, 2014, Thursday // 13:21 | Viewed: 1204

Cecilia Malmstrom Welcomes Bulgaria's Efforts to Solve Refugee Crisis

European Commissioner for Home Affairs Cecilia Malmstrom has arrived on a two-day visit to Bulgaria with regards to the refugee situation in the country.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 24, 2014, Monday // 11:38 | Viewed: 1032

EC to Investigate UK Over Suspended Grants to Bulgarians, Romanians

European Commissioner Androulla Vassiliou has announced the launch of a formal investigation of London's decision to suspend grants and loans to Bulgarian and Romanian students.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 24, 2014, Monday // 10:40 | Viewed: 1597

Bulgaria Reimbursed for less than 50% of Rural Development Spending

An MP from center-right party GERB suggested that the Bulgarian government was keeping silent about a non-reimbursed sum of BGN 330 M under the rural development program.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 21, 2014, Friday // 15:51 | Viewed: 2080

Cecilia Malmstrom to Attend Bulgaria's Conference on EU Asylum System

EU Home Affairs Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom will be visiting Bulgaria on 24-25 March, with regards to the refugee situation in the country.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 21, 2014, Friday // 14:06 | Viewed: 1252

Bulgarian Minister: EU Sanctions against Russia Still Not Unavoidable

Bulgaria will be among the countries wost affected by EU sanctions against Russia, according to Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 21, 2014, Friday // 11:49 | Viewed: 1929

European Parliament Committee OKs Abolition of Roaming as of Dec 2015

The European Parliament's industry committee has approved legislation which envisages the abolition of roaming tariffs as of December 15, 2015.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 19, 2014, Wednesday // 09:49 | Viewed: 2296

Bulgaria Last but One in EU by Perceived Judicial Independence

Bulgaria is last but one in the European Union by citizens' trust in the independence of the judiciary, according to the 2014 EU Justice Scoreboard.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 17, 2014, Monday // 16:38 | Viewed: 1563

European Parliament Backs Common Chargers for All Mobile Phones

MEPs have backed the adoption of a common charger for all mobile phones sold in the EU in a bid to reduce waste, costs and hassle for users.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 13, 2014, Thursday // 16:44 | Viewed: 1534
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