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Eurostat: Unemployment in Bulgaria Plunged to 4.7 Percent in April

Unemployment in Bulgaria in April 2021 was 4.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 1, 2021, Tuesday // 14:22 | Viewed: 2266

EU Public Prosecutor’s Office Starts Operating without Bulgaria

The European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO), headed by Laura Coveschi, will start operating on Tuesday without Bulgaria having the required 10 delegated prosecutors mandated to work on major fraud cases related to EU funds at the domestic level.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 31, 2021, Monday // 14:00 | Viewed: 2713

Bankwatch Network Criticizes Bulgaria’s Recovery and Resilience Plan for Lack of Transparency

Although the Bulgarian Recovery and Resilience Plan proposes some positive measures for the environment and climate, it also includes investments in fossil fuels and hydrogen that may lock the country in to gas infrastructure.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 27, 2021, Thursday // 11:12 | Viewed: 2701

EC Approves Grants Worth BGN 16,5 Million to Help Bulgarian Tour Operators

The European Commission said on May 26 that it has approved 16.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 26, 2021, Wednesday // 17:39 | Viewed: 2326

EU Commissioner Oliver Varhelyi Visits Sofia, Meets with Caretaker Foreign Minister and Boyko Borissov

Visiting European Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Oliver Varhelyi held working meetings with Bulgarian caretaker Foreign Minister Svetlan Stoev and with GERB leader and former prime minister Boyko Borissov on Friday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 21, 2021, Friday // 14:44 | Viewed: 4076

Bulgaria Will Receive EUR 173,6 Million for Coronavirus Compensations

The European Commission (EC) said on Tuesday that it has approved the allocation of €173.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 20, 2021, Thursday // 12:48 | Viewed: 3133

Bulgaria Will Receive EUR 1,3 Billion from EU Just Transition Fund

Pernik, Stara Zagora and Kyustendil are the regions in Bulgaria earmarked to receive the most generous financial aid from the EU Just Transition Fund.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 18, 2021, Tuesday // 15:44 | Viewed: 3812

EU Allocates Additional EUR 133,4 M for Bulgaria, Sweden to Mitigate Impact of Coronavirus Crisis

With modification of three operational programmes under REACT-EU, the Commission has approved to provide extra €75.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 14, 2021, Friday // 15:15 | Viewed: 3121

EU Green Deal May Help Bulgaria Overcome Demographic Crisis

Bulgaria could take advantage of financing available under the EU Green Deal to solve the most pressing challenge the country is currently faced with – the demographic crisis.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 12, 2021, Wednesday // 10:55 | Viewed: 2797

Brussels Disappointed Bulgaria’s Top Prosecutor, Insists on His Accountability and Criminal Liability

After the EC confirmed that they had received the letter of the Prosecutor General Ivan Geshev and other top prosecutors, in which the latter argued against the closure of the specialized prosecutor's office and the special court, they reminded them that

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 12, 2021, Wednesday // 08:49 | Viewed: 2915

Covid-19: 18 EU Countries Including Bulgaria Will Test European Certificate Travel System

Bulgaria will join on Friday the European testing of the digital green certificate system, which the EU is preparing to introduce in the summer to facilitate travel in Europe.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 10, 2021, Monday // 23:58 | Viewed: 3512

Outgoing Prime Minister Borissov Taking Part in EU Porto Summit

Bulgaria’s outgoing Prime Minister Boyko Borissov on May 7 is taking part online in the Social Summit in Porto, which is the high point of the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the EU.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 7, 2021, Friday // 23:55 | Viewed: 2469

Bulgarian Prosecutors Alert European Institutions to Political Pressure over Independent Judiciary

Bulgaria’s senior public prosecutors alerted the European institutions to "unprecedented political pressure aimed at the elimination of specialized judicial institutions".

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 7, 2021, Friday // 13:47 | Viewed: 2834

EU Commissioner for Justice: Bulgaria Should Step up Reforms, Media Freedom Is Essential for Democracy

Surely the pace of reforms in Bulgaria is not as fast as we would like.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 4, 2021, Tuesday // 16:10 | Viewed: 3642

"Big four" in EU Push for Fast Application of Recovery Plan

Finance ministers of Germany, France, Italy, and Spain urged member states on Wednesday (28 April) to submit their recovery plans and pressed the European Commission to speed up the assessment of the investment and reform proposals.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 29, 2021, Thursday // 14:13 | Viewed: 2414

Recovery Instrument NextGenerationEU Ready to Be Implemented, Bulgaria’s Recovery Plan Delayed

The Commission adopted on Wednesday the Funding strategy that will ensure all necessary elements are already in place as borrowing under the temporary pandemic recovery instrument NextGenerationEU to be financed on the most advantageous terms.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 14, 2021, Wednesday // 16:08 | Viewed: 2913

Housing Prices in Bulgaria Soared by 30 Percent over Decade – Eurostat

Housing prices in Bulgaria have risen by more than 30% since 2010.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 9, 2021, Friday // 13:39 | Viewed: 4847

Bulgaria Bottoms EU SURE Funds Absorption Ranking

Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria (CITUB) announced that Bulgaria lags far behind other Member States in terms of absorption of funds from the European Union's Temporary Support to Mitigate Unemployment Risks in Emergency (SURE) provid

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 24, 2021, Wednesday // 13:00 | Viewed: 3155

Bulgaria’s Premier to Take Part in Vienna Working Meeting on Fair Vaccines Distribution

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borissov will participate today in a working meeting with Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and the Prime Ministers of the Czech Republic - Andrey Babiš, of Latvia - Arturs Krishyannis Karinsch, of Slovenia - Yanez Jansha

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 16, 2021, Tuesday // 10:01 | Viewed: 2410

Bulgaria: SJC Prosecutors’ College to Send Extra Info about Candidates for EU Delegated Prosecutors

The Prosecutors' College of the Supreme Judicial Council Wednesday decided to send additional information to the European Public Prosecutor's Office (EPPO) about Bulgaria's candidates for European delegated prosecutors.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 11, 2021, Thursday // 09:31 | Viewed: 3314
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