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Italy's Ambassador Vows Support for Bulgaria's Schengen Bid

Italy's Ambassador to Bulgaria Marco Conticelli has vowed support for the Schengen bids of Bulgaria and Romania during Italy's Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 4, 2014, Friday // 17:05 | Viewed: 1383

EP Vice-President Backs Bulgaria's Georgieva as Foreign Policy Chief

Green European Parliament Vice-President Ulrike Lunacek has said the Bulgarian EU Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva is "best suited" to become the next EU's High Representative.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 4, 2014, Friday // 13:53 | Viewed: 1275

Bulgarian BSP, PES Leader Stanishev to head EP Energy Committee

Ruling Party leader and Party of European Socialists (PES) President Sergey Stanishev is to enter the Energy Committee at the European Parliament.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 3, 2014, Thursday // 14:27 | Viewed: 1120

Stanishev, Commissioner Georgieva 'Could Get' Foreign Affairs Office

Bulgaria has a chance to obtain the position of foreign policy chief in the EU Commission, an analysis by a French journalist shows.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 3, 2014, Thursday // 09:39 | Viewed: 1609

Bugarian MEP Filiz Hyusmenova Gets ALDE Deputy Chair Seat

Filiz Hyusmenova, who represents co-ruling DPS in the European Parliament, is the new deputy head of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats in Europe (ALDE)'s group.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 2, 2014, Wednesday // 16:53 | Viewed: 753

Bulgaria's Andrey Kovachev to Be EP Quaestor

Bulgarian conservative GERB's MEP Andrey Kovachev has been elected to be among the five Quaestors of the European Parliament, the EPP group said in a statement.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 2, 2014, Wednesday // 16:10 | Viewed: 691

EU Extends Bulgaria's Deadline to Explain Funds Mismanagement

EU Commission has granted Bulgaria more time to give its account on the number of irregularities found in the absorption of EU funding.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 1, 2014, Tuesday // 15:20 | Viewed: 1349

Italy Takes Over EU Presidency from Greece

Italy takes the rotating presidency of the Council of the European Union, where governments are represented in the EU decision-making, over from Greece on 1 July.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 1, 2014, Tuesday // 11:52 | Viewed: 1057

Bulgaria's Stanishev 'Key Factor' for EPP-PES Agreement

Socialist leader Sergey Stanishev's responsibilities in the European Parliament are vital for both Bulgaria and the EU, the new head of the BSP's parliament group argued.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 28, 2014, Saturday // 15:29 | Viewed: 1093

Bulgaria 'on EU Average' in Compliance to Brussels Recommendations

Bulgaria has observed just 16% of economic recommendations issued by the EU Commission, a European Parliament survey reveals.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 28, 2014, Saturday // 12:41 | Viewed: 1727

Bulgaria Objects to EU Commissioner Stefan Fuele's Remark

Bulgaria has answered back to comments EU Enlargement Commissioner Stefan Fuele made in a recent interview.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 27, 2014, Friday // 15:10 | Viewed: 1394

Bulgarian Agriculture Fund Warns about Loss of EU Subsidies of EUR 1B

Bulgaria's State Fund Agriculture (SFA) has warned that EU subsidies of EUR 1 B are at risk.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 26, 2014, Thursday // 10:37 | Viewed: 1050

Bulgaria Assures EC South Stream Is Compatible with EU Law

Bulgaria argues in a letter to the European Commission that the structuring of the South Stream gas pipeline project envisages no breaches of EU law.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 26, 2014, Thursday // 10:01 | Viewed: 1087

EC Gives EUR 239M in 2014 for Environmental Projects Proposals

The European Commission has launched the first call for proposals under the LIFE funding program for projects dedicated to environment.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 25, 2014, Wednesday // 17:37 | Viewed: 936

EC Approves Regional Aid Map 2014-2020 for Bulgaria

The European Commission has approved Bulgaria's map for granting state aid between 2014 and 2020 within the framework of the new regional aid guidelines adopted in June 2013.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 25, 2014, Wednesday // 17:13 | Viewed: 1231

EC Vows Assistance for Flood-Affected Areas in Bulgaria

The European Commission is ready to mobilize all available instruments in the EU to support the people affected by the floods in Bulgaria, according to EC President Jose Barroso.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 20, 2014, Friday // 15:40 | Viewed: 3952

Bulgaria Failed to Introduce EU Consumer Rights Directive On Time

Bulgaria and Poland have still not applied the EU Consumer Rights Directive taking effect on June 13, according to the Spokesperson for EU Justice Commissioner Viviane Reding.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 13, 2014, Friday // 16:43 | Viewed: 1544

EC Adopts 2015 EU Draft Budget Focusing on Economic Growth

The European Commission has introduced the 2015 draft budget, Wednesday, which foresees EUR 142.1B for payments or nearly EUR 6B more compared to 2014 EU budget.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 11, 2014, Wednesday // 16:54 | Viewed: 1041

EC To Stop Transport and Competitiveness Funds for Bulgaria?

The European Commission is en route to stopping two more programme funds for Bulgaria – for transport and competitiveness, said Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 10, 2014, Tuesday // 16:34 | Viewed: 1486

Bulgarian President, Newly Elected MEPs Agree on National Priorities

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev and the newly elected MEPs have agreed that the country should present its EU Commissioner bid as fast as possible.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 9, 2014, Monday // 16:55 | Viewed: 1133

EU Commissioner Mimica: South Stream Is a Negative Priority for EU

The South Stream diversifies only the route, but not the source of natural gas  and this is a negative priority for EU, European Commissioner Neven Mimica told BNT.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 9, 2014, Monday // 14:38 | Viewed: 1232