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Pets: Healing with Love

We love our furry and feathered pals, but did you know your pet can help you heal faster, lower blood pressure, ease mild depression, and help you live longer? Some psychologists are even using animals in therapy sessions. Animals can also be great helper

Society | April 11, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 224

Fashion: Spring in White

There is nothing more refreshingly dynamic, youthful and unsullied on first impression. But white is also a sitting duck for ink, dogs, newsprint and bouillabaisse.

Society | April 11, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 235

Wesley Snipes Arrived in Sofia, Ready to Shoot Sunday

Blade's super star Wesley Snipes arrived in Bulgaria yesterday at 13.35 with a flight from Frankfurt.

Society | April 9, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 778

Wesley Snipes Begins Shooting in Sofia

Blade's famous star Wesley Snipes is expected to arrive in Sofia any day now. On Sunday he will start filming his new action "Nine Lives", where he plays an ex -soldier, suffering post-traumatic stress after the war in Kosovo.

Society | April 8, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 544

Western Christian Easter Celebrations at the Hilton Sofia

Seasons Restaurant at Hilton Sofia prepares special Western Christian Easter Celebrations for its visitors April 18-20.

Society | April 7, 2003, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 342

Sofia Charity Concerts Focus on World Day of Tuberculosis

A charity concert was held at the Central Military Club April 6 in aid of children infected with tuberculosis.

Society | April 6, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 333

Sofia Boasts One of Europe's Biggest Multiplex Cinemas

One of Europe's biggest multiplex cinemas "Arena" was officially opened Thursday in downtown Sofia.

Society | April 5, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1048

Matrix Sequel Premieres at Cannes Film Festival

The debut of Matrix Reloaded is set for this year's Cannes Film Festival - the world's leading movie showcase.

Society | April 4, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 403

Slavi's Joke: Introduction

I have often told you stories about blondes, which hint, to say the least, at their pretty poor IQ. Now I am going to set right this injustice.

Society | April 4, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 380

Bulgaria's Business Backed High-Profile Charity Match

Bulgaria's big business supported fully the initiative of Sweden's Ambassador Sten Ask and Chief Secretary with the Interior Ministry Gen. Boyko Borissov for organizing the third fundraising football match between diplomats and foreign businessmen in Bulg

Society | April 3, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 351

Science: Cannibal Dino Unearthed

The first clear evidence that some dinosaurs were cannibals has been unearthed on the island of Madagascar. A dinosaur the size of a small bus who lived in the twilight of the Age of the Dinosaurs was not only a ferocious meat-eater but also a cannibal,

Society | April 3, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 338

Health: Monthly Migraines Could Be Prevented

Women who suffer the misery of migraines at the time of their period could be helped by a new treatment, according to a study, quoted by BBC. The headaches can be prevented by taking a new drug before menstruation, a US trial suggests.

Society | April 3, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 294

Getting There: Chiprovtsi

The town is situated in the northern slopes of Chiprovtsi Mountain of the Western Balkan Range, 35 km west of Montana. It is famous with its hand-woven carpets and rugs.

Society | April 3, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 403

Forks&Corks: Jellied Yoghurt Cake

Ingredients for the cake dough (24 sm diameter): 3 eggs, 75 g sugar, 75 g cocoa, 75 g flour, grated rind of one lemon, 2 tbsp rum, 1 bitter almond flavour. Ingredients for the cream: 1 kg yoghurt, 250 g sour cream, 3 lemons (both juice and rind) + two le

Society | April 3, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 233

Vienna Ball Raised Funds for Sofia Emergency Institute

A total of BGN 16, 000 have been raised at the charity glittering Vienna Ball, which took place March 22 under the patronage of H.E.

Society | April 2, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 396

Balkans Have Never Been Happy Place, Goran Bregovic Says in Sofia

The Balkans have never been a happy place, Goran Bregovic, leading film music composer, said upon his arrival in Sofia on a flight from Paris. We were born here and we are doomed to hear bad news for the rest of our lives, the composer of the original so

Society | April 2, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 442

Gabin Rocked Sofia Tuesday Night

Club music virtuosos Gabin rocked Sofia with a concert on Tuesday night that packed Hall 1 of the National Palace of Culture.

Society | April 1, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 338

Rolling Stones Expected in Sofia in August

Rock veterans Rolling Stones are expected to make a tour in Bulgaria at the beginning of August, Sofia mayor Stefan Sofianski announced after a meeting with "Underground" producer Katovich, organizer of Rolling Stones concerts in Belgrade.

Society | April 1, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1318

Santa Lucia Crowned Miss Bulgaria Universe 2003

Elena Tihomirova was crowned Miss Bulgaria Universe 2003 at a spectacular show at the National Palace of Culture in Sofia March 30.

Society | March 31, 2003, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5647

Slavi's Joke: Sort Yourself Best You Can

Today's story is more edifying than funny. I say edifying because it shows that you should sort yourself as best you could.

Society | March 28, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 366

Health: Scientists Find Identity of Killer Virus

The US Centers for Disease Control says that a Corona virus - possibly a strain never before seen in humans - is to blame for the virus, which may have killed more than 50 people worldwide. The results came as increasing concern over the infection prompt

Society | March 27, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 350
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