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European Commission Supports Reforms in Bulgaria

The Commission has adopted a decision approving additional requests from Bulgaria for technical support through the Structural Reform Support Programme (SRSP).

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 10, 2018, Friday // 10:49 | Viewed: 4105

Banking Union: Why Baulk at Bulgaria?

Should Bulgaria be allowed to join the eurozone and the EU’s banking union? That is the question that has been under consideration by European policymakers this summer.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 3, 2018, Friday // 10:31 | Viewed: 3881

Bulgaria Consents to UPC’s Provisional Application Phase

The Council of the EU has recorded here that Bulgaria deposited its instrument of ratification of the Unified Patent Court (UPC) Agreement’s Protocol on Provisional Application (PPA) with the Council’s General Secretariat on 24 July 2018.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 1, 2018, Wednesday // 10:01 | Viewed: 2194

Eurostat: Most Bulgarians Drive Second-hand Cars

Most Bulgarians drive second-hand cars, nearly half of the fleet in Bulgaria is over 20 years old and the cars are mainly diesel.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 27, 2018, Friday // 15:21 | Viewed: 4055

Bulgaria Stops Access to People with a Ban to Enter Schengen from 1 August

The Bulgarian authorities are stopping access to people on the territory of the country if they were banned from entering the Schengen area from 1 August, the Ministry of Interior announced on Friday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 27, 2018, Friday // 15:17 | Viewed: 14220

The EC Approved the Bulgarian Program to Combat Double Standards in Food

The European Commission has endorsed the proposal of MEPs from GERB Emil Radev and Andrey Novakov to introduce a program to fight the double standard of food.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 23, 2018, Monday // 12:37 | Viewed: 7768

The EC has Warned Bulgaria to Comply with th Green Laws

The European Commission has sent an additional letter of formal notice to Bulgaria in connection with systemic problems in the implementation of EU nature conservation legislation.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 19, 2018, Thursday // 16:29 | Viewed: 3644

Bulgaria to Formally Apply to Join EU's Banking Union

SOFIA, July 18 (Reuters) - Bulgaria will formally apply on Wednesday to join the European Union’s banking union as part of its bid to enter the “waiting room” for euro zone membership, the Black Sea state’s finance minister said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 19, 2018, Thursday // 11:18 | Viewed: 6207

Bulgaria Entered a Schengen Mode for the Eurozone Too

The Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM) of the European Commission proved an obstacle not only for Bulgaria's membership in Schengen but the euro area, too.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 18, 2018, Wednesday // 11:08 | Viewed: 5002

ECB Could take more than One Tear to Assess Bulgaria's Banking Union Bid

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Bulgaria should send a request soon to join the banking union, a preliminary step before euro membership, and the assessment of its progress could take more than one year, European Central bank board member Benoit Coeure said on Thurs

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 13, 2018, Friday // 11:24 | Viewed: 2756

Bulgaria's Path towards ERM II Participation

Today the Finance Ministers of the euro area Member States, the European Central Bank (ECB), the representatives of the Minister of Finance and of the Central Bank Governor of Denmark discussed the prospects of Bulgaria's participation in the Exchange Rat

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 13, 2018, Friday // 11:01 | Viewed: 2676

European Parliament and Commission Divided on National Parks in Bulgaria

Two national parks in Bulgaria are threatened by construction plans according to a letter sent last week to the European Commission by representatives of all major political groups in the European Parliament.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 12, 2018, Thursday // 13:29 | Viewed: 6650

Foreign Minister Zaharieva: The Netherlands and France do not Let Bulgaria in the Schengen Zone

The Netherlands and France hinder Bulgaria's entry into the Schengen zone, Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva said in an interview with the Russian newspaper Izvestia, quoted by the Bulgarian National Radio.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 12, 2018, Thursday // 13:14 | Viewed: 3242

Bulgaria Makes Bank Pledges in Bid to Join Euro Waiting Room

BRUSSELS, July 10 (Reuters) - Bulgaria has committed to strengthening its banking sector, European Union officials said on Tuesday, two days before a euro zone finance ministers’ meeting that could shed light on the Balkan country’s progress towards joini

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 11, 2018, Wednesday // 10:03 | Viewed: 9124

Prime Minister Borisov will Receive the European Personality of the Year Award in Sarajevo

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov became "European Personality of the Year".

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 5, 2018, Thursday // 11:49 | Viewed: 3977

PM Borisov: The Biggest Success of the Bulgarian EU Presidency is the Prospect of the Western Balkans

We have achieved 45 agreements with the EP of 105, which we inherited, and as much were finished at the council.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 3, 2018, Tuesday // 16:30 | Viewed: 2542

The European Parliament will Discuss the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU

The European Parliament will meet in Strasbourg this week with Prime Minister Boyko Borisov's report on the work of the first Bulgarian presidency of the Council of the EU.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 2, 2018, Monday // 10:58 | Viewed: 18607

BNR: Bulgaria Hands over Presidency of Council of EU to Austria

Bulgarian National Radio - Today is the last day of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 30, 2018, Saturday // 11:58 | Viewed: 5094

Telecoms Reform to Bolster better and faster Connectivity across EU Approved by Member States

The swift and extensive roll-out of 5G and other next-generation technologies throughout Europe, stronger consumer protection and a capped rate for international calls within the EU – all these are covered by the comprehensive set of new rules for the ele

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 29, 2018, Friday // 20:21 | Viewed: 4521
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