Archive for June 21st, 2016

June 21, 2016, by Jamie Dettmer of VOANews

Currency traders are dubbing it the “remain bounce,” buying Britain’s pound after torrid sales of sterling last week when markets feared the European Union’s most reluctant member would head for […]

Poll: Confidence in Bulgarian government drops

June 21, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Confidence in the Bulgarian government has dropped by two per cent over the period March to June, while the approval rating of the country’s Par ...

Bulgarian PM: ‘Remain’ will win in Brexit vote with 60 to 70%

June 21, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov predicted on June 21 that the Remain camp would win in the UK referendum on EU membership with 60 to 70 per ce ...

MEPs back external border check plan for EU citizens

June 21, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

A European Commission plan to systematically check all European Union citizens entering or leaving the EU was endorsed by members of the European Parl ...

  • British EU referendum provokes anxiety in Eastern Europe
    June 21, 2016, by Deutsche Welle

    Until recently, nationalistic voices in Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary, were limited to the fringe. But could a possible Brexit lead to similar plebiscites in these countries? Across […]

  • Brits abroad: How Brexit could hurt expats
    June 21, 2016, by Susi Dennison and Dina Pardijs

    A British exit from the EU could jeopardise the jobs, homes, and healthcare of the 1.2 million Brits living in Europe, according to new research from the European Council on […]

  • Ukraine: Investigators arrest 10 suspects in major gas fraud
    June 21, 2016, by The Kyiv Post

    Ukraine’s National Anti-Corruption Bureau and Special Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office detained 10 former officials suspected of embezzlement of three billion hryvnia (1 euro = 28.16 hryvnia) through fraudulent gas sales. On [&hellip ...

  • Leaders of Serbia, Croatia sign ‘reconciliation’ declaration
    June 21, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic and Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic signed on June 20 a document that expresses the willingness of the two countries to improve bilateral relations. “The declaration on […]