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July 22, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission said on July 22 that it was taking Bulgaria to the Court of Justice of the EU over its failure to protect unique habitats and important bird species in […]

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European Commission cuts growth forecast in first post-Brexit update

July 19, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Uncertainty resulting from the UK’s vote to leave the EU was the main factor affecting the economic outlook in the bloc, the European Commission ...

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EC convergence report says Bulgaria does not meet euro criteria

June 7, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission said in its convergence report released on June 7 that Bulgaria did not yet meet the conditions for adopting the euro, but tha ...

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EU threatens sanctions if Poland doesn’t reverse high court overhaul

June 1, 2016, by Deutsche Welle

The EU has formally warned Warsaw that if it doesn’t reverse its overhaul of the country’s highest court it will incur sanctions, possibly ...

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    EC approves 368M euro for Sofia Metro expansion
    April 26, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The European Commission said on April 26 that it has approved the allocation of 368 million euro from the European Regional Development Fund for the third line of the metro […]

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    EU regulators approve TAP gas pipeline
    March 3, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The European Commission said on March 3 that it has found the agreement between Greece and the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) to be in line with EU state aid rules, clearing […]

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    EC takes aim at Russia with ‘energy security’ package
    February 16, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The European Commission published a package of proposals on February 16 meant to increase the bloc’s energy security        in case of interruptions of supply, as well as “equip the EU […]