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January 22, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission said on January 22 that it has fined Mastercard a total of 570.6 million euro for limiting the possibility for merchants to benefit from better conditions offered […]

EC opens infringement proceedings against Bulgaria over security union

November 22, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission said on November 22 that it opened infringement proceedings against 16 member states, Bulgaria among them, for failing to comm ...

CVM report offers Bulgaria renewed hope of end of monitoring

November 13, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s hopes of exiting European Commission monitoring under the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM) next year were given a boost o ...

Romania CVM report full of red ink ahead of EU presidency

November 13, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission delivered a scathing assessment of Romania’s efforts under the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism in a report on Nov ...

  • EU autumn forecast cuts Bulgaria 2018 growth estimate to 3.5%
    November 8, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The European Commission’s autumn forecast for the EU economy, released on November 8, remains optimistic about Bulgaria’s growth prospects this year, but cut its estimate to 3.5 per cent, from […]

  • EC opens three new infringement proceedings against Bulgaria
    July 19, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The European Commission opened three new infringement proceedings against Bulgaria, while moving forward a fourth one, in the latest monthly infringements package published on July 19. Most notably, Bulgaria once […]

  • EU consults citizens on abandoning daylight saving time
    July 6, 2018, by Deutsche Welle

    While the overall health effects are inconclusive, human biorhythms may be more severely impacted than previously thought, the European Commission (EC) announced as it opened the issue of clock changes […]