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Juncker 'Hails Bulgaria's Role in EU' in Letter to President-Elect

EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has sent a letter to Bulgarian President-elect Rumen Radev praising his country's central role in decision-making within the European Union, public broadcaster BNR reports.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 16, 2016, Wednesday // 10:16 | Viewed: 2371

Most Bulgarians Have Their Own Home - Eurostat

About 85% of Bulgarians own their own home, which is one of the highest indicators in the European Union, according to Eurostat data on housing conditions in the 28 EU countries as of 2014.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 15, 2016, Tuesday // 14:25 | Viewed: 4818

High Risk of Poverty or Social Exclusion for People in Bulgaria – Report

Bulgaria has highest percentage in the European Union (EU) of people at risk of poverty or social exclusion – 41.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 15, 2016, Tuesday // 11:49 | Viewed: 2416

Bulgaria Has No Deadline to Nominate New EU Commissioner, Juncker Says

There is no deadline for the nomination of the next Bulgarian commissioner, a spokesperson for EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 14, 2016, Monday // 17:13 | Viewed: 2290

EC Improves Forecast for Bulgaria's Economic Growth in 2016, 2017

In its autumn report, the European Commission (EC) forecast better than expected economic growth against the background of continuing reduction of unemployment in Bulgaria in 2016 and 2017.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 9, 2016, Wednesday // 21:01 | Viewed: 5598

Bulgaria 'to Propose Female EU Commissioner'

Bulgarian considers proposing again a female candidate to take over as European Commissioner, media reports say.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 6, 2016, Sunday // 09:49 | Viewed: 2434

Bulgaria's President: Russia Is Trying To Divide, Weaken Europe

Europe has not gone back to the Cold War, rather it has been involved in a new, dangerous confrontation with Russia which we call “cold peace”, stated Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev in an interview for BBC on Friday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 4, 2016, Friday // 10:44 | Viewed: 6214

Bulgaria's PM Dismisses Reports UN Envoy Will Be Next EU Commissioner

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has refuted reports that UN Middle East Coordinator Nickolay Mladenov is to be the next European Commissioner.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 3, 2016, Thursday // 07:49 | Viewed: 2244

EC Approves Bulgarian Aleko Programme for Young Entrepreneurs

The European Commission has approved the new European programme Aleko for young entrepreneurs proposed by the Bulgarian deputy Andrey Novakov.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 2, 2016, Wednesday // 16:40 | Viewed: 5127

Competition Announced for Logo for Bulgaria's EU Presidency

A competition has been announced for the creation of a logo for Bulgaria’s presidency of the EU.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 1, 2016, Tuesday // 18:07 | Viewed: 2389

Relatives of "Gulen Supporters" To Sue Bulgaria in Strasbourg

The relatives of the 7 Turkish citizens handed over to Turkey in the middle of October will sue Bulgaria at the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg, reported bTV.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 1, 2016, Tuesday // 17:16 | Viewed: 2330

Bulgaria Facing Tough Task to Keep EU Commission VP Seat - Deputy PM

Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev has said would be "exceptionally difficult to retain the vice presidential seat within the European Commission following Kristalina Georgieva's announcement she is leaving.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 31, 2016, Monday // 10:59 | Viewed: 5230

Bulgaria's EU Commissioner: Decision To Leave EC Is Good for Bulgaria, Good for Europe

“The fact that I am leaving the European Commission has nothing to do with my campaign for the post of Secretary General of the UN,” stated European Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva on BNR.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 30, 2016, Sunday // 17:15 | Viewed: 3029

Bulgaria's PM: We Need EU Commissioner for Ecology or Regional Development

“We need a European Commissioner for ecology or regional development.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 30, 2016, Sunday // 15:40 | Viewed: 2317

President 'Not Bulgaria's EU Commissioner Nominee'

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev will not be the country's nomination for European Commissioner, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 29, 2016, Saturday // 20:20 | Viewed: 3494

Bulgaria's Georgieva Leaves EU Commission to Become World Bank CEO

EU Commission Vice President Kristalina Georgieva has said she is leaving the EU's executive body the take up a senior position at the World Bank.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 28, 2016, Friday // 18:58 | Viewed: 3673

Bulgaria Socialists Distance Themselves from MEPs Backing EU Migration Resolution

The head of Bulgaria's biggest opposition party has distanced itself from the decision of its MEPs who voted in favour of a resolution on human rights and and state expenditure on migrants from third countries.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 28, 2016, Friday // 13:17 | Viewed: 6251

EU Commission to Change Monitoring on Bulgaria Next Year

A more dynamic approach on the issue of monitoring on Bulgaria's judiciary, rule of law and fight against corruption is needed and will be implemented from next year on, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 28, 2016, Friday // 09:31 | Viewed: 6541

Sofia Seeks to Headquarter European Medicines Agency

Bulgaria is to submit a demand to EU institutions that the central office of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) be relocated to Sofia, daily 24 reports, citing government sources.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 27, 2016, Thursday // 07:26 | Viewed: 6087

European Parliament Increases Financing for Bulgaria in EU Budget 2017

The European Parliament has voted for an increase in the funds allocated for Bulgaria after European deputies in Strasbourg approved the budget of the EU for 2017.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 26, 2016, Wednesday // 16:58 | Viewed: 5373

Creditors To Be Able To Demand Freezing of Accounts of Creditors Abroad

Creditors will be able to request from courts to issue a European Account Preservation Order for bank accounts of debtors, read a project for the amendment of the Civil Procedure Code, which the government will submit to Parliament.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 26, 2016, Wednesday // 16:36 | Viewed: 4681
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