Science: Solar System "Twin" Found

Astronomers have found a planetary system similar to ours - a Jupiter-like world circling a Sun-like star in roughly the same orbit that Jupiter follows our Sun. Of the 100 or so other planetary systems known, this one more closely resembles ours than an

Society | July 11, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 387

Legendary Vocal of Rainbow and Deep Purple in Bulgaria

Joe Lynn Turner, the legendary vocal of famous rock groups Rainbow and Deep Purple arrives in Bulgaria with his band Brazen Abbot.

Society | July 8, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1636

International Rap Star Coolio to Throw Concert in Bulgaria

World's famous rap star Coolio will arrive in Bulgaria for a concert in capital Sofia June 17th. This will be the second performance of an international rap star in Bulgaria 2003 after popular US rapper from the Wu-Tang Clan band Rizza's spectacular show

Society | July 7, 2003, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 455

Sofia's Ballet Prima Donna Loses Contract over Playboy Session

The Sofia Opera did not renew the contract of its ballet prima donna Masha Ilieva allegedly pinched by her Playboy photo session.

Society | July 5, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1961

Miss Bulgaria at Video Session for Europe's Beauty Contest

Miss Bulgaria 2003 Iva Titova returned home after video and photo sessions for the Miss Europe contest due in September.

Society | July 4, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3378

US Jazz Quartet Bob Albanese, Cafe Simpatico Perform in Sofia July 4

Jazz quartet Bob Albanese and Cafe Simpatico staged a concert in Sofia National Palace of Culture on the eve of Independence Day, July 4. On Saturday, they will perform in Bulgaria's second-biggest city of Plovdiv.

Society | July 4, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 393

Forks& Corks: Village Style Soup with Chicken

Ingredients: 1 big chicken, 100 g rice, 1 onion, 2 tomatoes, 2-3 fresh capsicums vegetable oil, 1 egg, salt, black pepper, red pepper mint (‘tchubritsa') Preparation: Boil the chicken in a big cooking pot with 3 litres of water and salt by taste.

Society | July 4, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 249

Slavi's Joke: Happy Birthday!

Car stealing, drug trafficking and prostitution were the only profitable businesses that flourished in a small Bulgarian town. The whole economic might of the town was in the hands of three brothers - Guele, Choko and Nachko.

Society | July 4, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 541

Mental Health: Helping Your Child Stand up to a Bully

Childhood should be a time filled with wonder and joy, but the reality for many kids is often much different. They're the victims of bullying at school or on neighborhood playgrounds.

Society | July 4, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 394

Pets: How to Attract an Iguana

If you want an iguana to come share your home with you, you'll have to first demonstrate to the iguana that you'd be a good patron. Explain to the desired iguana that you've given careful thought to the following issues, and it will be much more likely to

Society | July 4, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6767

Fashion: Summer 2003 Colour

Colours for Summer 2003 include taupe, beige, chocolate, agate slices, peach, nude, soft rose, antique pink, dusty pink, deeper rose, ochre, gold, pale olive green, deeper tones of olive, apple green, chartreuse green, whitened aniseed green, safari shade

Society | July 4, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 276

Science: Cheeky Clue to Male Sex Appeal

The secret of a man's sex appeal may lie in his cheeks, according to a study.

Society | July 4, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2350

World's Most Prominent "Madam" Visits Bulgaria

World's most prominent "Madam" Xaviera Hollander arrived in Bulgaria June 29.The "New York Madam" will appear in Bulgaria's most viewed talk show.

Society | June 29, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1214

Bulgaria Marked St Petar Day With Craftsman's Fair

Bulgaria marked the day of honored Christian St Petar June 29 with first edition of Craftsman's Fair in capital Sofia. The event was initiated by the Bulgarian Crafts Chamber and backed by the municipality in Sofia.

Society | June 29, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 393

US Awarded Bulgarian Radio-Systems Amateur

Bulgarian radio-systems amateur Rumen Stefanov from the town of Gabrovo received the United States' most prestigious certificate for short-waves radio connection, the Bulgarian National Television said Saturday.

Society | June 28, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 519

Bulgarian Artist Awarded for Contribution to the European Culture

Bulgaria's famous artist Svetlin Russev received Saturday the "Golden Perperikon" award for special contribution to the European culture. The ceremony was part of the celebrations on the last day of international art festival Perperikon in Bulgaria's town

Society | June 28, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 646

Tourists Favour Landmarks in Bulgaria's Rodopi Mountains

Tourists like to visit the Rodopi mountains in Bulgaria's South-West region because of its clean air, charming landmarks and traditions, survey of the Alfa Research agency showed. Ninety percent of the people who took a trip to the region said they would

Society | June 28, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 644

Harry Potter Author Would Love to be Invisible

Harry Potter author JK Rowling said Thursday she would love to become invisible. "I would love the power of invisibility.

Society | June 27, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 358

Slavi's Joke: Why?

A young, healthy and handsome man dated a beautiful girl for some two months. He took her to cafes, bought her flowers, so it was all very romantic.

Society | June 27, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 404

Pets: How to Limit Holiday Stress

Although they needn't fret about finding the perfect gift for someone, pets - like people - may experience stress this holiday season. Veterinarians caution pet owners to take extra care during the holiday rush to ensure their pet's health and well-being.

Society | June 27, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 229

Science: Nap "as Good as Full-Night Sleep"

Grabbing an hour's sleep during the day may be as beneficial as a whole night in bed, according to scientists. But the "power-nap" only works if the sleep is of the right quality, say the experts from Harvard University, US.

Society | June 27, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1445
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