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In Hypothetical Referendum 82 % of Bulgarians Would Vote for Staying in EU

In a hypothetical referendum on EU membership, every third EU citizen would vote in favour of one's country to leave the Union.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 7, 2016, Thursday // 13:47 | Viewed: 2138

MEP: Successful Guarding of Borders to Accelerate Bulgaria's Schengen Accession

The accession of Bulgaria to the Schengen Area will be accelerated if the country continues to fulfill successfully its obligations of guarding its borders.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 7, 2016, Thursday // 12:18 | Viewed: 4645

Forum Promoting Investment Opportunities of Juncker Plan to be Held in Sofia

A forum revealing the investment opportunities of the Juncker Plan will take place in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 4, 2016, Monday // 14:53 | Viewed: 1775

Regional Policy Commissioner Praises Bulgaria's Management of EU Funds

European Commissioner for Regional Policy Corina Cretu, who is on a one-day visit to Bulgaria on Friday, congratulated the efforts of the government in the management of EU funds.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 11, 2015, Friday // 16:06 | Viewed: 1904

Bulgarian PM, Bavarian Minister-President to Discuss Refugee Crisis

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and the Minister-President of Bavaria Horst Seehofer are expected to discuss the refugee crisis during the latter's visit to Bulgaria on Friday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 11, 2015, Friday // 12:07 | Viewed: 1989

EU Regional Policy Commissioner Arrives on One-Day Visit to Bulgaria

The European Commissioner for Regional Policy Corina Cretu is on a one-day visit to Bulgaria on Friday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 11, 2015, Friday // 11:43 | Viewed: 1816

Bulgaria Is Successfully Guarding EU's External Border – Cameron

According to British Prime Minister David Cameron, Bulgaria should serve as an example of the successful guarding of the EU's external borders.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 4, 2015, Friday // 16:17 | Viewed: 4877

EU Mission to Inspect Bulgaria's Progress on Justice, Internal Order Ahead of CVM Report

A European Commission expert mission on justice and internal order is expected to arrive in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 2, 2015, Wednesday // 12:08 | Viewed: 3437

Bulgaria's Unemployment Rate Drops by 1.4 % Y/Y in October – Eurostat

According to the latest figures of Eurostat published on Tuesday, the unemployment rate in Bulgaria stood at 9.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 1, 2015, Tuesday // 14:20 | Viewed: 2912

Bulgarian Deputy PM: Schengen Area Has to be Consolidated

According to Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Kuneva, at present the Schengen Area was in such a state that there were two possible outcomes.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 1, 2015, Tuesday // 11:52 | Viewed: 3014

Europol Busts People Smuggling Group Linked to Bulgaria

Eight people have been arrested in a crackdown on a Europe-wide organised crime group suspected of arranging for mainly Albanian nationals to be brought into the EU in breach of immigration law, Europol announced on Tuesday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 24, 2015, Tuesday // 18:59 | Viewed: 2841

Child Poverty Highest in Bulgaria, Romania

Romania are the countries where EU member states where children are at greatest risk of poverty and social exclusion, the European Parliament (EP) states in a press release.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 23, 2015, Monday // 11:44 | Viewed: 3548

EU Commission Adopts Bulgaria's Fisheries, Aquaculture Programme Worth EUR 113 M

At the end of the last week, the European Commission adopted a key investment package on maritime affairs, fisheries and aquaculture in Bulgaria.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 17, 2015, Tuesday // 12:14 | Viewed: 3292

Oxfam-funded Report Accuses Bulgaria of Police Abuse of Migrants

The Belgrade Centre for Human Rights has accused Bulgarian police of brutality towards migrants in a new report funded by British charity Oxfam.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 13, 2015, Friday // 09:10 | Viewed: 3017

Bulgaria Contributes EUR 50,000 to EU's Emergency Trust Fund for Africa

Bulgaria will contribute EUR 50,000 to the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa, which seeks to tackle the root causes of migration.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 12, 2015, Thursday // 15:05 | Viewed: 3445

Workers from Bulgaria, Romania in UK Reach Fresh High of 219,000

The number of EU workers in the UK hit a record high of 2.1 million people at the end of September, including 219,000 Romanians and Bulgarians, The Telegraph reported on Wednesday, citing official data.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 11, 2015, Wednesday // 17:08 | Viewed: 3074

Bulgaria Likely to Lose 15 % of EU Funds From 2007-2013 Programme Period

Bulgaria is set to lose nearly 15 % of EU funds which were available for absorption under some operational programmes during the 2007-2013 programme period.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 11, 2015, Wednesday // 13:52 | Viewed: 2919

Bulgaria Registers Negative Balance of Trade with EU in January-August

Between January and August 2015, Bulgaria had a negative balance of trade with the EU, which exceeded BGN 2.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 9, 2015, Monday // 14:46 | Viewed: 2665

Bulgaria’s Kardzhali to Run in 2016 European Green Leaf Race

Kardzhali is among the 10 European cities which have announced their candidacy for the 2016 European Green Leaf Award, the European Commission announced on Friday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 6, 2015, Friday // 16:21 | Viewed: 2327

EU Commission Forecasts Bulgarian Economy to Grow by 1.5 % in 2016, 2 % in 2017

In its latest Autumn Economic Forecast, which was released on Thursday, the European Commission (EC) foresees the Bulgarian economy to grow by 1.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 5, 2015, Thursday // 16:27 | Viewed: 4774

EU Commission Urges Bulgaria to Transpose in Full Energy Efficiency Rules

The European Commission said on Thursday it has requested 11 member states, including Bulgaria, to bring their national legislation fully in line with the EU’s Energy Efficiency Directive.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 22, 2015, Thursday // 21:06 | Viewed: 2839