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Bulgarian Chief Prosecutor Inks Memorandum on Bilateral Cooperation

Bulgaria’s Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov and Chairman of the Board of Procurators General Herman Bolhaar have signed a Memorandum in the Hague, Tuesday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 4, 2014, Tuesday // 13:06 | Viewed: 658

Bulgarian President Convenes Security Council to Discuss EU Priorities

Bulgaria's strategic priorities for the coming EU programing period are at the center of a meeting of the Consultative Council for National Security called for Tuesday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 4, 2014, Tuesday // 08:29 | Viewed: 606

EC: Corruption Costs EU Economy EUR 120 B Each Year

The extent of corruption in Europe is "breathtaking" and it costs the EU economy at least EUR 120 B annually, the European Commission says.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 3, 2014, Monday // 17:13 | Viewed: 907

Romania Envoy on Migrants: Clear Gap between Forecasts, Reality

Romania's ambassador in Britain has confirmed the number of migrants coming to the country has seen no increase since work curbs were lifted.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 3, 2014, Monday // 15:12 | Viewed: 796

Bulgaria Embassy in UK: Business as Usual since Jan 1

The Bulgarian Embassy in London has said the numbers of Bulgarians arriving in the UK since the last work curbs were lifted are at the usual level.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 3, 2014, Monday // 14:29 | Viewed: 773

EC: Corruption Remains Widespread in Bulgaria

Fighting corruption has long been a priority for Bulgaria, and legal reforms have resulted in the establishment of new structures, however, corruption remains widespread.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 3, 2014, Monday // 14:06 | Viewed: 6749

Bulgaria Faces Hefty EU Fines over Garbage Depot Woes

Bulgaria is lagging far behind with its plans to open nearly thirty new garbage depots by 2015 and may have to pay millions of euros in EU fines, the environment minister said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 3, 2014, Monday // 12:19 | Viewed: 1134

Bulgaria’s Chief Prosecutor Meets Govt Officials in The Hague

Bulgaria’s Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov is on an official two-day visit to The Hague, the Netherlands, the press centre of the Prosecutor’s Office announced Monday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 3, 2014, Monday // 11:59 | Viewed: 621

EC Releases 1st Anti-Corruption Report

The European Commission is going to present Monday its first ever anti-corruption report.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 3, 2014, Monday // 10:26 | Viewed: 950

UK's Home Office to Publish Report on Benefit Fraud by EU Migrants

Migrants from the EU have drained Britain's state coffers of millions of pounds through fraud schemes, according to an unpublished Home Office.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 2, 2014, Sunday // 16:17 | Viewed: 1128

PES Leader: Europe Needs Bulgarian Socialist Party, Too

Both Bulgaria and the EU need the Bulgarian Socialist Party, argued PES and BSP leader Sergey Stanishev.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 2, 2014, Sunday // 13:45 | Viewed: 766

Bulgarian Banker Wants Solidarity from EU

Richer EU member states need to show more solidarity with new members like Bulgaria and Romania to boost their economies, argued influential Bulgarian banker Tsvetan Vassilev.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 31, 2014, Friday // 16:49 | Viewed: 1089

Bulgaria Maintains Above-EU Average Unemployment

The unemployment rate in Bulgaria has reached 13.1% in December according to Eurostat, up from 13% in November.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 31, 2014, Friday // 15:30 | Viewed: 837

Bulgarian Security Council to Discuss EU Membership Priorities

Bulgaria's strategic priorities for the coming EU programing period are at the center of a meeting of the Consultative Council for National Security called for Tuesday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 31, 2014, Friday // 14:42 | Viewed: 671

Bulgaria Committed to Nominate Reliable EU Commissioner - PM

The Bulgarian government is putting its best efforts in making a convncing nomination for new EU commissioner from the country, stated Bulgarian PM Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 31, 2014, Friday // 12:47 | Viewed: 652

EU Membership Should Be Promised to Ukraine - Poland FM

The European Union must make a clear commitment for the future membership of Ukraine, argued Polish Foreign Affairs Minister Radoslaw Sikorski.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 30, 2014, Thursday // 13:27 | Viewed: 955

BBC: Tory Rebels Stand Firm over Immigration Plans

Some Conservative backbenchers could also vote against the government by backing a demand to reintroduce the working restrictions Romanians and Bulgarian, BBC reported.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 30, 2014, Thursday // 12:48 | Viewed: 675

UK Immigration Bill Rebel Amendment Enters the Commons

On Thursday Tory rebels are expected to support an amendment to the immigration bill calling for restrictions on the Eastern European migrants to be reinstated until 2018.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 30, 2014, Thursday // 12:22 | Viewed: 682

Labour to Help Cameron Defeat Tory Rebels over EU Work Restrictions

The Labour party is to vote with the government to help defeat an attempt by rebel Tory backbenchers to reimpose work restrictions on Romanians and Bulgarians until 2018.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 29, 2014, Wednesday // 12:40 | Viewed: 756

Bulgaria's Top Court Lifts Ban on Land Sale to Foreigners

Bulgaria's top court has revoked a ban on selling arable land to investors from the European Union, which opponents said put the country's European future at stake.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 29, 2014, Wednesday // 11:59 | Viewed: 1314

Tories Rebellion on Immigration 'Reflects Fears of Losing Support'

Tory lawmakers are to back an amendment calling for restrictions on the Eastern European migrants out of fears that the party is losing ground in the European elections in May.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 28, 2014, Tuesday // 15:38 | Viewed: 787
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