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Sofia among World's Best Living Locations - Survey

Bulgaria's capital city of Sofia is among the most favourable locations to live in, a survey of the human resource consultancy for multinationals ECA International shows. Sofia, together with India's second-largest metropolis Delhi, Azerbaijan's capital

Society | March 22, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1674

Free AIDS Tests, Porn Stars Spice Up Bulgaria's Eros Show

Hungarian, Dutch and Serbian porn stars will gather with their Bulgarian colleagues at the third edition of the Eros Show in Sofia. The erotic expo that opened Wednesday offers free AIDS tests to its visitors for the first time.

Society | March 21, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 73349

Bulgaria's Eurovision Song Leads On-line Charts

Bulgaria's Eurovision bid, the song Water, is leading on-line polls and it seems that this may be the country's most successful entry yet.

Society | March 21, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1943

Bulgaria's Princess Kalina, Baby Leave Hospital

Bulgaria's Princess Kalina and her newborn son Simeon III left the Lozenets University Hospital in the afternoon hours of Wednesday, Darik News reported. Kalina and baby Simeon left the institution in 1:50 p.

Society | March 21, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2508

Bulgaria Meets Vernal Equinox With Rains, Storms

The first day of spring of 2007 in Bulgaria was marked by heavy rains, stormy weather and left more than 40 towns in the country without electricity. The vernal equinox, or as it is otherwise called, the first point of Aries is observed in 2007 on March

Society | March 21, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 992

Newborn Son of Bulgaria's Princess Kalina Still Hidden from Media

The newly born son of Bulgaria's Princess Kalina will be transported secretly to the Vrana residence, as the royal family still wants to keep all private, Standart newspaper informed on Wednesday.

Society | March 21, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1774

Bulgaria Starts "Stop the Pain" Campaign

For the first time in Bulgaria, two of the biggest medical associations joined their efforts for a unique initiative - the one for fighting pain in all its forms.

Society | March 20, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 932

Bulgaria's Top Coiffeurs Cross Scissors at Beauty Awards

Coiffure Beauty magazine gathered the best Bulgarian hairdressers for its first annual alwards. Coming from all ends of Bulgaria, the coiffures spared no imagination on their models, creating futuristic, flamboyant and extravagant hairdos that few women

Society | March 19, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1691

Mining Company Donates Lung Equipment to Sofia ER

Chelopech Mining, Bulgaria's branch of Canadian company Dundee Precious Metals, has donated equipment to Sofia's Pirogov Emergency Institute. The life-saving lung ventilation equipment has been produced by Draeger Medical.

Society | March 19, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 851

World's Smallest Horse Raises Funds

The owners of the smallest horse in the world expect to raise at least USD 1 M for children organizations helping. The horse, called Diumka, is 43 centimetres high and weighs only 26 kilos.

Society | March 19, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 854

Mercury Goes up to 23C in Bulgaria

Bulgarians and visitors to the south of the country enjoyed a nice and warm weekend as the mercury zoomed up to 23C on Sunday. The spring-like temperatures were the highest in the towns of Sandanski, Southern Bulgaria, and hovered around 20C in the rest

Society | March 18, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1257

Stress, Internet Blamed for Japanese Dismal Sex Life

Stress at the workplace, less physical and more Web-based communication have been blamed for the Japanese citizens' lack of satisfaction in bed. A record 39.

Society | March 18, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2066

Sax Diva Candy Dulfer Thrills Bulgarian Fans

The world famous saxophonist Candy Dulfer and the women's jazz formation C.O.

Society | March 17, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 21134

Kosturitsa Screens Maradona's Story

The legendary director Emir Kosturitsa finished the shooting of a documentary film, telling the true story of the Argentinean football star Diego Maradona. The work title of the movie is "Do Not Forget Fiorito".

Society | March 17, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1336

Bulgaria Elects New Beauty Queen

Julia Jurevich, a 17-year-old beauty from the town of Kozloduy, was crowned Miss Bulgaria 2007 at a ceremony in Plovdiv. The second place in the competition was taken by 18-year-old Paulina Racheva from the Danube town of Russe.

Society | March 17, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3084

EC Rep Awards Most Dignified Bulgarian

Michael Humphreys, Head of the European Commission Representation in Bulgaria handed Friday the prize of Bulgaria's Association of Regional Media for most dignified Bulgarian. The honoured person was Doctor Lyubomir Spasov from Lozenets hospital, who per

Society | March 17, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1127

Avon in Search of 15 Talented Bulgarian Designers

Among the many contests, games and reality shows, a new one has recently emerged. On Wednesday Avon Cosmetics Company announced it starts a competition for young and talented Bulgarian designers.

Society | March 16, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 971

Sofia Mayor Welcomes Legendary German Director

Sofia Mayor Boyko Borissov met the world famous director Volker Schloendorff on Friday. The Deputy Mayor of the Capital Municipality Jordanka Fandakova, the executive director of New Boyana Film David Varod and the Chairman of the US producers' companies

Society | March 16, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 976

Stress Hormone Believed to Trigger HIV Development

Development of the HIV virus in the human body is highly dependent on person's emotionality, scientists have found. According to Alfred T.

Society | March 16, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 959

Egg Cell Successfully Defrozen, Inseminated for 1st Time in Bulgaria

In the hospital of Bulgarian doctor Atanas Shterev, specialists have successfully frozen, unfrozen and inseminated a human egg cell on Thursday. The news came from the biologist in the team Tania Milanich.

Society | March 16, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 632

Bulgaria's Men on the Path of Extinction

A total of 240,000 Bulgarian women can't find a partner because there simply aren't enough men in the country, UN's World population report stated. Each year there will be 4,000 more women who will be left without a partner, statistics show.

Society | March 16, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2025