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Christians in Bulgaria Celebrate Virgin Mary Assumption

Bulgarians join August 15 the Christian world - Orthodox and Catholic - in celebrating one of the major religious holidays, the Assumption of Virgin Mary. According to Christian tradition the body and soul of Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ, was lifted

Society | August 15, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1398

Yet Another Ancient Tomb Unearthed in Bulgaria's Sozopol

A team of Bulgarian archaeologists unearthed Tuesday an ancient stone tomb, dated back to the 4th century BC, Darik News reported.

Society | August 14, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 7082

Avril Lavigne Runs around Naked when Drunk

The Canadian singer, who is married to Sum 41 rocker Deryck Whibley, admits she enjoys stripping off after a few drinks, Sunday Magazine reported. She said: "I've been known to run around naked when I'm drunk.

Society | August 14, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3131

Britney Spears's Ex-Husband Demands Full Custody over 2 Sons

The former husband of the pop icon Britney Spears has officially demanded the full custody over their two sons. Kevin Federline's lawyer sent a security expert to track down and subpoena Spears's assistant Alli Sims, who is also the singer's cousin.

Society | August 13, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 7835

Baby Spice Gives Birth to Baby Boy

The Spice Girl Emma Bunton gave birth to her first child on Friday in a private hospital in London.

Society | August 13, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3047

Bulgaria Marks International Youth Day

Bulgaria's State Youth and Sport Agency organized Sunday numerous entertaining events to mark the 7th International Youth Day. The celebrations in the capital city of Sofia began with paintball, badminton and Frisbee competitions, which took place in Ale

Society | August 13, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1723

Perseid Meteor Shower Puts on Light Show Overnight in Bulgaria

Thousands of Bulgarians watched the spectacular Perseides annual meteor shower during the weekend. The Perseids, which streak through the sky every summer, appeared brighter than usual because of a new moon.

Society | August 13, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2702

World Marks Left-Handers' Day

This Monday is International Left-Handers' Day, an event that has been in the calendar since 1992. It was launched by the Left-Handers Club to raise awareness of the advantages and disadvantages of being left-handed in a right-handed world, and is celebr

Society | August 13, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1001

Bulgarian Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Ivan Suvanjieff, rock singer, painter, peace-pusher and son of a Bulgarian immigrant, has been nominated for the 2008 Nobel Peace Prize. Suvanjieff and his partner, Dawn Engle, have been running for eleven years already PeaceJam, an educational foundatio

Society | August 12, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2019

Music Legend Remembers Youth at Jazz Fest in Bulgaria's Bansko

Bulgaria's legendary singer Kameliya Todorova staged Friday evening a concert to remember in the framework of the jazz festival in the resort town of Bansko. The prima of the jazz music in Bulgaria sang songs she performed in the beginning of her carrier

Society | August 11, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1657

Pasta Primavera

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Society | August 10, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1220

Bulgarian Doctor to Launch Experimental Asthma Treatment in Cave

Asthma treatment in one of the largest caves in Bulgaria, Magura, results to be highly successful, the head of the allergy department of the Alexandrovska Hospital said on Friday for Darik News.

Society | August 10, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1567

J Lo Wins USD 500,000 Lawsuit against Ex-husband

Jennifer Lopez, the actress and singer, has won more than USD 500,000 in arbitration from an ex-husband who threatened to publish an account of their short-lived marriage.

Society | August 10, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1261

Freed Palestinian Doctor Weds Bulgarian Beloved

Palestina-born doctor Ashraf al-Hadjudj has surprisingly asked his Bulgarian beloved if she wants to marry him and received her affirmative answer at Sofia Airport on Thursday.

Society | August 10, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2294

Bulgarian Pop Singer Storms MTV Charts

The MTV production World Chart Express will air in its next edition on Saturday for the first time the video of the Bulgarian pop singer Vessy.

Society | August 9, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4193

Parents of Brutally Murdered Bulgarian Sisters to Adopt Girl

The parents of the murdered Belneyski sisters are going to adopt a 4-year-old girl from the Bulgarian town of Pazardzhik, Darik News reported.

Society | August 9, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1449

David Beckham, Robbie Williams to Star as Gay Couple in "Desperate Housewives"

Football star David Beckham and pop idol Robbie Williams are to take part in the hit TV show "Desperate Housewives", playing the roles of a gay couple, Showbizspy.com reported.

Society | August 8, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 13060

Bulgaria Lends Hand in Universe's Largest-Known Planet Discovery

An international team of astronomers has discovered the largest known exoplanet planet orbiting another star, BBC reported.

Society | August 8, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4425

Bulgarian Archaeologists Unearth 2,500-Years-Old Tomb

Archaeologists from the Bulgaria's National History Museum have unearthed a tomb of a citizen, who lived in the ancient city of Apollonia, which is today's Black Sea town of Sozopol.

Society | August 7, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5504

R&B Star Usher Marries Secretly Pregnant Girlfriend

R&B singer Usher married his pregnant girlfriend in a small, secret ceremony in his lawyer's office in the state of Georgia on Friday. The wedding took place quite surprisingly less than week after the star cancelled the planned glitzy ceremony.

Society | August 7, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 10427

Sofia Displays Hiroshima Stone for 62nd Anniversary of 1st A-Bombing

The Earth and Men National Museum in Sofia displayed Monday the Stone of Hiroshima to mark the Global day of Compassion.

Society | August 6, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1389
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