Archive for December 18th, 2014

December 18, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission has approved the 2014/2020 transport and transport infrastructure programme, meaning millions for motorways and the metro, according to remarks by Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov after a […]

European fund to provide 1.4M leva for integration of immigrants in Bulgaria

December 18, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

More than 1.4 million leva (about 700 000 euro) from the European Fund for the Integration of Third-Country Nationals will be used for the integration ...

European leaders tighten sanctions on Crimea and Sevastopol in latest move against illegal annexation by Russia

December 18, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

European Union government leaders have imposed substantial additional sanctions on investment, services and trade with Crimea and Sevastopol, to reinf ...

European court: UK cannot block family members from non-EU countries living in EU from entering Britain without a visa

December 18, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The United Kingdom cannot stop people from non-EU countries who have EU residence on the basis of family membership from entering the UK without a vis ...

  • Financial markets wary as Turkish currency hits record lows
    December 18, 2014, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    The Turkish lira hit record lows this week, following Sunday’s police raids on media establishments and an ensuing diplomatic row over the action between Turkey and the European Union. After […]

  • War of words over Bulgarian judiciary continues
    December 18, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council has denied allegations that it has information that the Sofia City Court has been exercising pressure on 15 judges who some days ago declared an unprecedented […]

  • Putin addresses Russia amid economic crisis
    December 18, 2014, by VOANews

    President Vladimir Putin struck an optimistic chord at his end-of-year news conference Thursday, telling Russians the country’s economy will rebound and the ruble will stabilise. He said the current crisis […]