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Bulgaria Decides to Pay for All Childbirths

All Bulgarian women will have free medical aid during childbirth, even if they don't have a health insurance. That was decided on Friday by lawmakers.

Society | July 7, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 675

Sofia to Build Mozart Statue

Sofia's mayor Boyko Borissov has shared an idea to install a statue of Mozart in the city, media reported Friday. Borissov was meeting the head of the National Palace of Culture, Hristo Drumev, to receive from him an award for helping the culture center

Society | July 7, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 572

Health: Indian Enjoys Skull-Off Life

An Indian man has lived on after a sizeable chunk of his skull fell off, world media broke. Section of electrician Sambhu Roy's skull fell off on Sunday, months after he suffered an electric shock.

Society | July 7, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 731

Forks and Corks: Broccoli and Tortellini Salad

6 slices bacon 20 ounces fresh cheese-filled tortellini

Society | July 7, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 575

Bulgarian World Heritage Needs EUR 75,000 for Renovation

Bulgaria's Boyana Church, which is one of UNESCO's world heritages, needs BGN 150,000 for its renovation. A special donation campaign was launch to collect the sum.

Society | July 6, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 891

New Sofia Gallery Brings Giants Together

Paintings by Bulgaria's legendary Vladimir Dimitrov "The Master" and Zlatyu Boyadzhiev will be among the top exhibits at a new art gallery in Sofia, local media revealed Thursday. The Lorane art spot is owned by Lavren Petrov, grandson of renowned artist

Society | July 6, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 646

Sophia Loren Agrees to Pose Nude

Italian actress Sophia Loren has agreed for her first ever nude shot in the next Pirelli calendar, Italian media reported.

Society | July 5, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 90908

DJ Party Sells out Fashion in Sofia

A first of its kind DJ Sale Party amazed guests of Sofia's Chervilo night bar on Tuesday displaying a long queue of top fashion brands.

Society | July 4, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 946

Ramazzotti Mega Show Sets Sofia on Fire

Eros Ramazzotti and his sensual pop made the night for thousands of Bulgarians at Sofia's Locomotiv stadium on Monday. The promised multimedia super-show didn't disappoint the fervent fans and they saw a dream come true for more than two hours.

Society | July 4, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1475

Sofia Weather Does Not Agree with Ramazzotti, PM Meeting Scrapped

Eros Ramazzotti scrapped his unofficial meeting with Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev after feeling sick, it emerged hours ahead of the Italian star's major multimedia show in Sofia. Stanishev had prepared a special gift for the Italian heartbreaker, repo

Society | July 3, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 957

Rotten Weather in Bulgaria Chases Away Nazareth

The torrential rains that disrupted the holiday of many tourists at the seaside on Sunday have now stricken a blow to all Nazareth fans in the country. The stadium where Nazareth's concert was supposed to be held on Wednesday has been flooded and there w

Society | July 3, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1129

Elite Model Look 2006 Prized in Sofia

Young Bulgarian ladies aged 13-21 took part Sunday night in the tenth edition of Elite Model Look 2006. Julia Chehleva, 16, came ahead of twenty-five finalists and will fly for Thailand, host of the world final round.

Society | July 3, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1893

Eros, Bulgaria's PM Meet for Cup of Coffee

Italian pop music star Eros Ramazzotti will meet for a cup of coffee Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev hours ahead of what is expected to be a unique multimedia show. Unofficial reports say Eros Ramazzotti, who arrived in Sofia last night, caught cold afte

Society | July 3, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2400

Eros Ramazzotti Already in Bulgaria

Bulgarian fans of Italy's pop star Eros Ramazzotti will have a hard time going to sleep Sunday night, knowing that their idol is already somewhere in Sofia. Ramazzotti landed Sunday with his private jet and is already settled in one of the capital's hote

Society | July 2, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5888

Sofia Zoo's Mountain Cat Introduces Cub to the World

The Felix lynx cub that was born in mid-May in Sofia Zoo is starting to explore its environment and win the hearts of visitors and staff alike.

Society | July 2, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1265

Bulgarian Ethno Diva Weds Former Minister in Secret

Bulgarian actress/singer Nona Yotova, famous for her ethno melodic pieces married Saturday long-time love Bogomil Bonev, former Interior Minister of the country. The bride and groom kept their ceremony in secret even from their family members, and only r

Society | July 1, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1022

Bulgarian Beach Guarded for July Morning

Security will be upped at the central beach of Burgas at Bulgaria's seaside throughout the night of Friday, as thousands are expected to gather waiting for the July Morning sunrays. A total of ten lifeguards will patrol the area in teams of two, ensuring

Society | June 30, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1108

The Cult Bring July Morning to Bulgaria

The Cult will hit Bulgaria's stage on the evening of June 30 thus heralding July morning to the country. The legendary band will play in the seaside town Kavarna that over the last year turned into Bulgaria's rock capital.

Society | June 30, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 685

Science: Tsunami Warning System Up

A tsunami warning system spreading on the Indian Ocean region is now "up and running", UNESCO announced.

Society | June 30, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 436

Health: Big Brother Eyes "Stir Honesty"

The feeling of being permanently watched makes people act more honestly, even if the eyes are not real, according to a recent study. A Newcastle University team monitored how much money people put in a canteen "honesty box" when buying a drink.

Society | June 30, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 490

Forks&Corks: Drunken Raspberries

Ingredients: 2 1/2-pint containers fresh raspberries

Society | June 30, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 322