Rule of Law in Bulgaria

The European Parliament has adopted a resolution on the rule of law and fundamental rights in Bulgaria. Renew Europe supports the resolution, which calls for the independence of the judicial system to be upheld, measures against corruption and money-laundering as well as the protection of media freedom, the right to peaceful protests and other fundamental…

Bulgaria Political Crisis

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament say they are following the developments of the political crisis in Bulgaria with “great concern.” S&D MEPs state their solidarity with the protesters and their demand for fair elections and upholding the rule of law. This is why the S&D Group will call for a plenary debate in the Parliament.  S&D…

Emergency Support for MSS

European Union countries can now apply for additional funding via the Emergency Support Instrument to transport essential goods, medical teams and patients affected by the coronavirus. This comes in addition to support already available via the civil defence mechanism and deliveries of protective equipment through rescEU. Today, a pilot operation has successfully delivered over seven tonnes of…

MEP Seeks Investigation into football fan’s death in custody in Sofia

MEP Anthea McIntyre has vowed to do all she can to get answers to the mystery surrounding football fan Robert Spray’s death while in the custody of Bulgarian police. Miss McIntyre, Conservative MEP for the West Midlands, has joined with Mr Spray’s Cannock Chase constituency MP Amanda Milling to pursue the case. She will use international contacts…