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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: 70522

France to phase out coal by 2027

France will completely give up coal by 2027, French President Emmanuel Macron said in an interview

World » EU | September 25, 2023, Monday // 10:09 | Viewed: 1685

Bulgaria and Romania expect to be in Schengen by the end of the year

This was stated by MEPs Ilhan Kyuchuk and Vlad Botos at a joint press conference at the Danube Bridge border crossing at Ruse

World » EU | September 23, 2023, Saturday // 18:49 | Viewed: 18493

Iliana Ivanova was officially appointed as European Commissioner

Iliana Ivanova has been officially appointed as European Commissioner, the Council of the EU confirmed today

World » EU | September 19, 2023, Tuesday // 12:28 | Viewed: 1848

Thousands of Supporters of a pro-Russian Movement Protested in the Czech Republic

Thousands of supporters of a pro-Russian opposition group gathered yesterday in Prague to protest against the pro-Western Czech government's policy

World » EU | September 17, 2023, Sunday // 08:57 | Viewed: 5037

Imports of Ukrainian Grain: Poland, Hungary and Slovakia Unilaterally Extended the Ban

Poland, Hungary and Slovakia unilaterally extend the ban on imports of Ukrainian grain

World » EU | September 16, 2023, Saturday // 10:17 | Viewed: 3156

The EU Monitoring for Bulgaria and Romania has been Ended

Today, the European Commission (EC) confirmed what was stated in the latest assessment on the rule of law and officially ended the monitoring over Bulgaria and Romania

World » EU | September 15, 2023, Friday // 17:02 | Viewed: 4231

The Netherlands and Austria reiterated that they will Not Allow an Expansion of Schengen

Senior officials from the Netherlands and Austria said yesterday that their countries, which are suspending Bulgaria and Romania's Schengen membership, are not yet ready to give their approval

World » EU | September 15, 2023, Friday // 09:10 | Viewed: 4311

The ECB raised Interest Rates to a New Record

The European Central Bank raised its key interest rate to a record high of 4% on Thursday, but with the Eurozone economy stagnating, signaled that this was likely to be its last move in its more than year-long fight against inflation

World » EU | September 14, 2023, Thursday // 17:49 | Viewed: 2604

Austria rejected Von der Leyen's appeal for Bulgaria’s Admission in Schengen

Austria has rejected the call of the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, to lift her veto on the accession of Bulgaria and Romania to Schengen, claiming that there is no point in expanding the visa-free zone at the moment

World » EU | September 14, 2023, Thursday // 13:11 | Viewed: 4315

Ursula von der Leyen: Bulgaria and Romania deserve to be part of Schengen

The President of the European Commission delivered her State of the Union address to the European Parliament, reviewing the achievements of the past year, the common challenges and presenting the priorities for the coming year

World » EU | September 13, 2023, Wednesday // 11:40 | Viewed: 3159

EP President: Blocking Bulgaria and Romania for Schengen will increase Extremism in the EU

Blocking Bulgaria and Romania for Schengen will lead to the growth of extremism in the European Union. The President of the European Parliament, Roberta Metsola, warned about this in Strasbourg

World » EU | September 12, 2023, Tuesday // 15:12 | Viewed: 4363

The European Parliament approved the Candidacy of Bulgarian Iliana Ivanova for European Commissioner

With 552 votes "for", 27 "against" and 51 "abstentions", the MEPs approved the candidacy of Iliana Ivanova for European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth

World » EU | September 12, 2023, Tuesday // 14:11 | Viewed: 2675

Cars with Russian Registration can no longer Enter the EU

The European Commission has confirmed that the sanctions introduced against Russia over the war in Ukraine include the ban on Russian-registered cars crossing EU borders

World » EU | September 11, 2023, Monday // 19:29 | Viewed: 3378

The Bulgarian Candidate for EU Commissioner said She will only give Promises she could Fulfill

She was heard in the commissions of the European Parliament in Industry and Culture for the post of Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth

World » EU | September 5, 2023, Tuesday // 17:30 | Viewed: 2161

New Qatargate revelations: 280,000 Euros in Cash at the home of MEP’s son

The police found 280,000 euros in cash at the home of the son of MEP Maria Arena, reported the Belgian newspaper "Le Soir"

World » EU | September 1, 2023, Friday // 13:07 | Viewed: 2971

Postponing Bulgaria and Romania's Schengen Dream helps Russia

The EU Council's vote last December to admit Bulgaria, Croatia and Romania into the Schengen area for free travel should have been a triumphant moment for the bloc.

World » EU | August 30, 2023, Wednesday // 10:05 | Viewed: 13585

The EU is considering preventing New Members from Blocking other Candidates

A special clause in the countries' accession treaties to the European Union can ensure that they cannot block other applicants immediately after entry

World » EU | August 29, 2023, Tuesday // 19:27 | Viewed: 2832

Germany is making it Easier to get Citizenship in order to Deal with Labor Shortages

Germany wants to lower its citizenship requirements following the example of France, the government announced, continuing its reform program to tackle labor shortages

World » EU | August 24, 2023, Thursday // 12:05 | Viewed: 3034

The Prime Ministers of Bulgaria and Romania discussed the Schengen accession

The topic is a priority for both governments.

World » EU | August 22, 2023, Tuesday // 09:50 | Viewed: 3474

Serbia will increase supplies of Russian Gas to Hungary if Ukraine stops Transit to Europe

The Hungarian-Serbian joint venture for gas trading on the European market will start operating in September.

World » EU | August 21, 2023, Monday // 08:21 | Viewed: 2786

Scholz confirmed the Support for the Accession of Bulgaria and Romania to Schengen

A year and a half after taking office, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz made his first bilateral visit to Austria

World » EU | August 18, 2023, Friday // 18:07 | Viewed: 4067
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