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97% of Bulgarians Back Ban on Smoking- Survey

More than 97% of the Bulgarians support a full or partial ban on smoking at public places, an inquiry, conducted by the EU shows. The campaign for establishing the citizens' attitude toward the harmful activity was organized by the EU Health Commissioner

Society | April 27, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2301

Love Is Alchemy of Bulgarian Golden Skating Couple's Success

Bulgaria's double world ice-skating champions Albena Denkova and Maxim Staviski presented Thursday their biographical book in a bookstore downtown Sofia. The book, called "Love is Alchemy of Success", was written by Lubomir Todorov.

Society | April 26, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1925

Pamela Anderson to Adopt Russian Child

The mega star Pamela Anderson wants to adopt a child from Russia. The actress from "Baywatch" was bewitched by the children in an orphanage outside of Moscow, which she visited last year.

Society | April 26, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2093

Anna Nicole's Baby Free to Travel with Daddy

The court has granted Larry Birkhead permission to take his and Anna Nicole Smith's daughter Dannielynn with him to the United States. A DNA test revealed that Birkhead was the biological father of the baby and ended a long string of speculations on the

Society | April 26, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2111

Legendary Guitarist Gary Moore to Move Bulgaria on Europe's Day

One of the best guitarists ever Gary Moore is to stage a free concert at Sofia's Batenberg Square on the Europe's day May 9. The event is part of the celebrations of the Day of Europe, whish will be held under the patronage of Bulgaria's Prime Minister S

Society | April 25, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1691

Marble Phrygian Goddess Statue Discovered in Bulgaria

Bulgarian archaeologists found Wednesday a 30-centimeter-long marble statue of the Phrygian goddess Cybele in the seaside town of Balchik. The rare find was unearthed during excavation works, done because of the construction of a new private hotel.

Society | April 25, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 10305

Intl Car Caravan Promotes Black Sea Highway Ring, Arrives in Bulgaria

The international car caravan, which aims at popularising the highway ring to be constructed on the Black Sea coast, arrived Wednesday in Bulgaria's city of Plovdiv. Bulgaria's Deputy Transport Minister Georgi Petarneychev welcomed the car line, which st

Society | April 25, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2617

Spiderman Premiere to Offer Treats for Sofia Climbers

Sofia citizens who enjoy climbing will be thrilled to find out that a special wall will be mounted at Cinema City for the premiere of the new Spiderman movie. Those who get a ticket for the movie will be allowed a go at the wall, located in Mall of Sofia

Society | April 25, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1065

Half of Bulgaria's Population Suffers from Obesity

More than half of Bulgaria's population suffers from obesity, Svetlozara Ilieva from the Association of Studying obesity and obesity-related diseases said on Tuesday.

Society | April 24, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1371

Bulgarians Swooned by Spanish Social Ad

Audience in Sofia had a chance to see and judge some of the finest representatives in Spain's art of advertising and settled on a social ad. Titled "Roots", the ad was on display along with dozens of others during the exhibition of professional Spanish a

Society | April 24, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2054

Heat Wave to Cool Off in Night-Time Bulgaria

Temperatures in Bulgaria are expected to slump to zero degrees during the night next week, weather forecasts say.

Society | April 24, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1364

Marilyn Manson to Play Gig in Sofia July 4

"Shock rock" star Marilyn Manson will play a gig in Sofia on July 4, with gothic metal band Type O Negative opening. The concert will be the third major event of the annual Arena Music festival organized every summer by Sofia Music Enterprises.

Society | April 24, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3047

Luc Besson Stages Russian Rally in Downtown Sofia

Sofia citizens enjoyed a peculiar sight when dozens of protestors carrying Russia's national colours appeared on the verge of storming the National Theatre.

Society | April 23, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1562

Bulgaria's High School Graduates Take First Test Matriculation

More than 4,000 students sit for their first trial matriculation in Bulgarian language and literature on Monday. Students from 49 schools across the country will test their knowledge during the four-hour examination.

Society | April 23, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 929

Competition on Bulgarian Language Ends with Record Scores

A total of 57 Bulgarian seventh grade school students took part in the final stage competition for solving tests on Bulgarian language and literature on Saturday.

Society | April 21, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1571

Fifth Space Tourist Returns to Earth

The fifth space tourist, software mogul Charles Simonyi landed back on Earth on Saturday, Kazakhsan media reported.

Society | April 21, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2941

Bulgaria's Famous Late Night Show Host Struck by Severe Eye Illness

Bulgaria's most famous showman Slavi Trifonov made a stunning announcement that he suffers from severe eyesight impairing disease in an interview on Friday evening.

Society | April 21, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5497

Unique Ancient Thracian Chariot Unearthed in Bulgaria

A completely intact Thracian chariot was unearthed by the Bulgarian archaeologist Vesselin Ignatov on Friday, Darik News reported.

Society | April 21, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 14264

Sofia Hospital Opens Doors for Free Medical Checks

For a sixth consecutive year the Alexandrovska Hospital in Sofia organized "Open Doors Day" for patients all over the country.

Society | April 21, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1598

Week in Advance

SATURDAY ***Rome, the "Eternal City", celebrates 2760 years since founding***

Society | April 20, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 911

To Go

ARENA CINEMA MLADOST... ... to take a look at the Bulgarian hall of fame where Albena Denkova and Maxim Staviski also have a star now.

Society | April 20, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 615