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MEPs to Discuss Russian Embargo on EU Food Imports

Russia's ban on foods and agricultural products from the EU will be put forward for discussion at the European Parliament's Strasbourg session kicking off Monday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 15, 2014, Monday // 09:20 | Viewed: 3443

Bulgaria 'EU's Biggest Recipient' in 2014-2020 Programs

Bulgaria will be the biggest net recipient of EU funding in the next seven years, incoming EU Commission Vice President for Budget and Human Resources Kristalina Georgieva said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 15, 2014, Monday // 07:43 | Viewed: 1685

EU To Cover 6% Of Flood Damages In Bulgaria

Bulgaria will receive EU aid, covering 6% of the value of flood damages, said caretaker PM for EU funds management Iliana Tsanova for the Darik national radio.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 13, 2014, Saturday // 13:10 | Viewed: 1145

Bulgaria Faces Loss of Up To EUR 97 M in EU Funding for Agriculture

Bulgaria may lose EU funding for agriculture of EUR 53-97 M by end-2014, according to caretaker Agriculture Minister Vasil Grudev.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 12, 2014, Friday // 13:05 | Viewed: 1162

EU Unlikely to Welcome New Member States in Foreseeable Future – Johannes Hahn

Quality and not speed will be decisive for EU enlargement, according to Johannes Hahn, the new EU Commissioner for European Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 11, 2014, Thursday // 18:02 | Viewed: 5078

Bulgaria Falls Into Bottom Group of EC's Competitiveness Ranking

Bulgaria has been estimated as an EU Member State with "modest and stagnating or declining competitiveness" in a report of the European Commission.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 11, 2014, Thursday // 16:19 | Viewed: 1621

EU Payments May Restart In November

The European Commission expressed its willingness to restart payments on the European programmes as soon as possible, said the press office of Bulgaria's Government in a statement.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 11, 2014, Thursday // 10:40 | Viewed: 990

Bulgarian Mina Andreeva to Be Juncker's Spokeswoman

Mina Andreeva will be one of the three main spokespeople for EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 10, 2014, Wednesday // 17:38 | Viewed: 2328

Kristalina Georgieva Becomes EC Vice President for Budget, Human Resources

Bulgaria's Kristalina Georgieva was appointed EC Vice President for Budget and Human Resources, reported the Bulgarian National Television public broadcaster.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 10, 2014, Wednesday // 13:27 | Viewed: 2941

Kristalina Georgieva To Be Taxation, Anti-Fraud Commissioner

A draft line-up of the new European Commission, obtained by Reuters, shows that Bulgaria's Kristalina Georgieva would most likely be taxation and anti-fraud commissioner.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 10, 2014, Wednesday // 07:45 | Viewed: 1181

Bulgarian Municipalities, National Parks to Receive BGN 89 M under Environment OP

A total of BGN 89 M under Operational Program "Environment" will be paid out by the end of the week and payment requests worth another BGN 50 M are being processed, according to Bulgaria's Environment Ministry.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 9, 2014, Tuesday // 15:25 | Viewed: 1101

EC Clears State Aid to Bulgarian State Railways

The European Commission has authorized state aid for the restructuring of the Bulgarian State Railways (BDZ) company, according to a letter of the Directorate-General for Competition to the caretaker Transport Minister Nikolina Angelkova.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 9, 2014, Tuesday // 14:27 | Viewed: 1002

EC Mission Arrives in Bulgaria Over Progress Report

A European Commission mission is on a visit to Bulgaria's Sofia this week on occasion of the mechanism for cooperation and verification report due to be released in January.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 8, 2014, Monday // 12:06 | Viewed: 1040

Kristalina Georgieva 'to Be Budget Commissioner'

Bulgaria's Kristalina Georgieva is likely to get the budget portfolio at the EU Commission later this week, EU sources say.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 8, 2014, Monday // 08:20 | Viewed: 999

EU Commission Tells Bulgaria to Scrap Woodland Swap Deals

The European Commission has insisted that Bulgaria either reverse some of its controversial land swap deals or demand back "state aid" given to some involved companies.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 5, 2014, Friday // 14:34 | Viewed: 1265

Funds Under Environment, Regional Development Programs to Remain Blocked

Deputy PM Ekaterina Zaharieva said it was "technically impossible" to unfreeze payments under the EU's Environment and Regional Development programs this month.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 4, 2014, Thursday // 20:29 | Viewed: 1087

Bulgaria 'Third-Biggest' Human Trafficker in EU

Human trafficking in Bulgaria intensified three times between 2005 and 2012, a human rights foundation estimates.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 4, 2014, Thursday // 19:17 | Viewed: 2016

Bulgaria's Trapezitsa Roll Included in EU Traditional Foods List

The EU Commission has decided to include the Trapezitsa roll in its list of protected food products.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 4, 2014, Thursday // 18:52 | Viewed: 1065

Deputy PM Zaharieva to Meet EU Regional Commissioner Hahn

Ekaterina Zaharieva, interim Deputy Prime Minister on economic development, is due to hold talks with European Commissioner for Regional Policy Johannes Hahn in Brussels.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 4, 2014, Thursday // 16:32 | Viewed: 805

EurActiv: Kristalina Georgieva To Get Taxation, Anti-Fraud Portfolio

Bulgaria's Kristalina Georgieva will most likely get the taxation and anti-fraud portfolio in the new European Commission, according to an exclusive report of the EurActive website.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 4, 2014, Thursday // 12:11 | Viewed: 1303

Bulgaria Suffered Financial Corrections worth BGN 166M by end-2013

Bulgaria was imposed financial corrections worth BGN 166 M under operational programs under the EU Structural Funds and the Cohesion Funds by December 31, 2013.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 2, 2014, Tuesday // 13:35 | Viewed: 1129