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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: 1508

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: 1568

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: 2629

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: 1020

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: 1521

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: 1587

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: 7182

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: 1197

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: 1582

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: 2059

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: 1246

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: 1902

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: 2267

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: 1533

Bulgaria Gets Major EU Funds Boost – Deputy PM

Bulgaria will get over EUR 15.697B EU boost in the next seven years, Deputy Prime Minister Zinaida Zlatanova announced at a press conference, Wednesday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 12, 2014, Wednesday // 16:57 | Viewed: 1217

Mayor of Bulgaria's Pernik Slams EU

Rositsa Yanakieva, mayor of Bulgaria's town of Pernik said the EU takes more than it gives to the member states.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 12, 2014, Wednesday // 12:29 | Viewed: 1107

Bulgaria Reimbursed by EC for BGN 957M Aid Scheme for Farmers

Bulgaria has received a reimbursement of BGN 957 M from the European Commission for subsidies under the single area payment scheme.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 10, 2014, Monday // 19:17 | Viewed: 1501

Bulgaria, Romania Agree to Back Serbia's EU Bid

The Prime Ministers of Bulgaria and Romania, Plamen Oresharski and Victor Ponta, have agreed to back Serbia's EU bid at a meeting in the Danube city of Ruse.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 7, 2014, Friday // 15:47 | Viewed: 2550
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