World » EU

EU Anti-Fraud Head Stripped of Immunity

Giovanni Kessler, the head of EU anti-fraud authority OLAF, has had his immunity from prosecution lifted, EU authorities have confirmed.

World » EU | March 11, 2016, Friday // 14:25 | Viewed: 66784

The EU Is Launching a Lawsuit against the UK for Refusing to Nominate a Commissioner-Designate

The EU is launching a lawsuit against London for failing to nominate a commissioner, despite Brexit's delay holding Britain in the Union, BTA reported.

World » EU | 5 hours ago | Viewed: 537

Donald Tusk: UK Will Become a "Second-Rate Player" after Brexit

Britain will lose its influence in the world and become a "second-rate player" after leaving the EU, said Donald Tusk, quoted by Reuters.

World » EU | November 14, 2019, Thursday // 11:18 | Viewed: 1571

The EU Is Stepping up its Defense and Security Efforts

The EU Council approved an additional list of 13 joint European defense projects covering the areas of biological and chemical protection, space and cybersecurity.

World » EU | November 13, 2019, Wednesday // 16:37 | Viewed: 1621

Erdogan: Turkey Could Suspend EU Membership Talks

Turkey could suspend its EU accession process if the EU pressure and threaten it with sanctions over the situation in Cyprus, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said, quoted by RIA Novosti.

World » EU | November 13, 2019, Wednesday // 14:24 | Viewed: 2004

Belarus Must Abolish the Death Penalty in order to Become a Member of the European Council

The use of the death penalty in Belarus does not allow the country to be a member of the European Council.

World » EU | November 13, 2019, Wednesday // 12:30 | Viewed: 2436

The European Council to Impose Sanctions over Turkish Drilling Operations near Cyprus

EU foreign ministers agreed on economic sanctions over Turkish drilling operations near Cyprus, Reuters reported.

World » EU | November 13, 2019, Wednesday // 11:32 | Viewed: 2077

More than 300 Refugees and Migrants Have Been Transferred from the Island of Lesbos to Athens

A passenger ferry from Lesbos Island to the Piraeus port of Athens arrived in the early morning with 367 refugees and migrants, who will then be deployed by bus to reception centres across Greece, MIA reported.

World » EU | November 12, 2019, Tuesday // 15:50 | Viewed: 2199

Denmark Will Temporarily Resume Border Checks at the Border with Sweden

Denmark has temporarily resumed border checks at its border with Sweden for six months after a series of serious crimes in Copenhagen and its surroundings, which according to Danish authorities were carried out by criminals from Sweden, the AP reported.

World » EU | November 12, 2019, Tuesday // 11:31 | Viewed: 2310

Zoran Zaev: Northern Macedonia Has no Alternative but EU Membership

Macedonia and the entire region have no alternative but EU membership, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said today at a press conference in Ohrid after the end of the second meeting of the regional co-operation initiative.

World » EU | November 11, 2019, Monday // 08:33 | Viewed: 2636

Soon Every Third Germany Resident Will Be a Foreigner

As many Bulgarians and Romanians immigrate to Germany, they will not be able to satisfy the huge need for labor in the country.

World » EU | November 7, 2019, Thursday // 17:05 | Viewed: 2970

EC: London Must Name its EU Commissioner

President-elect Ursula von der Leyen expects UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to submit his candidacy for EU commissioner.

World » EU | November 7, 2019, Thursday // 11:33 | Viewed: 2450

Austria Banned Smoking in Restaurants

Smokers in Austria will no longer be able to smoke a cigarette while drinking coffee at local restaurants, bars or cafes.

World » EU | November 4, 2019, Monday // 16:22 | Viewed: 2438

Johnson: There Will Be no Brexit without a Deal

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson plans to exclude Brexit without a deal possibility in a manifesto prepared by his Conservative Party, British newspapers, including the Times, reported.

World » EU | November 4, 2019, Monday // 10:22 | Viewed: 2853

The Minimum Wage in Croatia to Become EUR 435

Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković announced at a government session that as of January 1, 2020, the country's minimum wage was 3250 kuna (435 euros).

World » EU | October 31, 2019, Thursday // 14:12 | Viewed: 2757

Study: Boris Johnson to Win Early Elections

Early parliamentary elections in the UK will be won by the ruling Conservative Party of Prime Minister Boris Johnson, according to a study on the circulation tabloid Daily Mail, quoted by Reuters.

World » EU | October 31, 2019, Thursday // 10:45 | Viewed: 2451

Michel Barnier: Brexit without a Deal Is still Possible

"Britain's exit from EU structures without a deal has not yet been removed as an opportunity and is a real danger.

World » EU | October 31, 2019, Thursday // 10:09 | Viewed: 2353

Von der Leyen Approved the New Candidates for EU Commissioners of France and Hungary

The next President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, has approved the candidates for the European Commissioners of France and Hungary Thierry Breton and Oliver Varhelyi.

World » EU | October 30, 2019, Wednesday // 15:00 | Viewed: 2478

Johnson Won Approval in the British Parliament for Early Elections

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has won preliminary approval from Britain's parliament to hold the first of nearly a century's December elections in order to break the country's Brexit deadlock, Reuters reported.

World » EU | October 30, 2019, Wednesday // 12:25 | Viewed: 2280

Vucic: We Want EU Membership, but also Good Relations with the Others

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said that Serbia wants EU membership but that it will build good relations with others on its European path.

World » EU | October 30, 2019, Wednesday // 12:17 | Viewed: 2744

The European Council Approved a New Delay for Brexit

The European Council announced its approval of a new postponement for the UK's withdrawal from the European Union by 31 January next year.

World » EU | October 30, 2019, Wednesday // 11:35 | Viewed: 2526

Corbyn Backed Johnson's Idea for Early Elections

The main opposition political force in the UK - the Labor Party - said on Tuesday it would support Prime Minister Boris Johnson's call for an election in December, though the date remains to be determined, according to BGNES.

World » EU | October 29, 2019, Tuesday // 15:01 | Viewed: 4901
Bulgaria news Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) is unique with being a real time news provider in English that informs its readers about the latest Bulgarian news. The editorial staff also publishes a daily online newspaper "Sofia Morning News." Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) and Sofia Morning News publish the latest economic, political and cultural news that take place in Bulgaria. Foreign media analysis on Bulgaria and World News in Brief are also part of the web site and the online newspaper. News Bulgaria