People ' s Party

MEP Mariya Gabriel Becomes EPP Group Deputy Chair

Bulgarian MEP Mariya Gabriel, who won in May a second term in the European Parliament, has been elected Deputy Chair of the European People's Party (EPP) group.

The announcement was made in a message by the EPP Group on Wednesday, days after Gabriel became the head of GERB's delegation into the European Parliament.

Romanian liberals' joining European People's Party group in European Parliament - voted unanimously

AGERPRES special correspondent Catalina Matei reports: Romanian liberals' joining the European People's Party (EPP) group in the European Parliament was voted unanimously on Wednesday in Brussels, on the occasion of the meeting that established the group.

'Bulgaria without Censorship' Party Had Costliest Media Campaign

Populist party "Bulgaria without Censorship" of former TV host Nikolay Barekov had the most expensive media campaign for the European Parliament elections.

According to a survey of the Institute for Public Environment Development, the "Bulgaria without Censorship" party spent around BGN 1 085 655 on media coverage.

Bulgaria's PM Backs Juncker as Next EC President Candidate

Plamen Oresharski, the Prime Minister who heads Bulgaria's socialist-led government, said Friday he has thrown his support behind EPP nominee for Commission President.

After an unsuccessful no-confidence vote in Parliament, Oresharski told the media that he had backed the bid of conservative Jean-Claude Juncker as EU Commission President.

2014EP BEC - 4 p.m. partial results: PSD-UNPR-PC Alliance 37.60pct, PNL 15pct, PDL 12.23pct

The PSD-UNPR-PC electoral alliance of the Social Democrat Party (PSD), National Union for Romania's Progress (UNPR) and Conservative Party (PC) has got 37.60 percent of the votes in Sunday's European Parliament elections, the National Liberal Party (PNL) 15 percent and the Democratic Liberal Party (PDL) 12.23 percent, according to partial data released by the Central Electoral Bur