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UNESCO to Shield Bulgaria's Thracian Treasures

Bulgaria is seeking enhanced support from UNESCO and the EU funds to protect its relics and treasures from Thracian times. A project worth EUR 3 M will seek European funding for the construction of a museum, a visitors center and tourist paths on Perperi

Society | October 18, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1615

Bulgarian Ladies Reveal Age Renew Secret

Bulgarian ladies have been tempted to look five years younger with the revolutionary Age Renew technique of Max Factor. The innovative formula glosses with semi-transparent particles creating soft and warm light effect on the skin, strengthened by UVA an

Society | October 18, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1576

Baby Boom Threatens Bulgarian Teenagers

The number of underage Bulgarian girls who give birth before they turn 16 has doubled in comparison with last year, statistics show.

Society | October 18, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 678

Sofia's Radisson Culinary Master Sweeps Kremlin Cup

One of the best cooks at Sofia-based Radisson SAS Hotel swept a basket of medals and the Kremlin Culinary Cup in a hot international rivalry. Yuri Dimov, who is of Ukrainian origin, amazed the organizers, jury and guests in Moscow with his artistic maste

Society | October 17, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1274

World's Most Expensive Car Noticed Along Bulgaria's Streets

The most expensive vehicle in the world - a Bugatti Veyron has been seen passing along the streets of Sofia and the vicinities, Darik News revealed. One of only 300 such cars to ever be built, the dream ride is rumoured to belong to Rumen Gaytanski, also

Society | October 17, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5454

Miss Bulgaria, Alfa Romeo Share Sofia Catwalk

Fashion Atelier Astella presented its Summer/Spring 2007 collection with a fashion performance at Sofia's National Theatre, bringing together some of the country's top models, a premiering Alfa Romeo, and the magic of dance. The "All That Fashion" line o

Society | October 17, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1957

Blind Spanish Artist Displays Paintings in Sofia

Spaniard Rafael Arias opened an exhibition of his works in Sofia, amazing everyone with intrinsic paintings and a feel for combining colors, especially given the fact that he has completely lost his vision. Proving that one doesn't need to see in order t

Society | October 17, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1037

Liz Taylor to Ring Ninth Wedding Bells

Screen legend Elizabeth Taylor is set to tie the knot for the ninth time with a man 17 years younger than her, according to media reports. The 74-year-old movie star has reportedly told her actress friend Debbie Reynolds she was thinking about marriage a

Society | October 16, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2695

Obesity Plagues Every Fifth Bulgarian Kid

Every fifth Bulgarian child suffers from overweight and about a half of kids already have this problem at the age of 18, health specialists alarmed. Meanwhile, nearly 20% of young women, under the age of 30, are plagued with underweight, which is also a

Society | October 16, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 640

Charming Bulgarian Grabs Beauty Title

Teenage Bulgarian Galina Demireva ranked second in the Miss Europe Junior contest that took place in the Czech Republic. The crown for the 1st place went to 20-year-old Nikoleta Kosova from Slovakia.

Society | October 16, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3043

Bulgarian Students on the Verge of Depression - Survey

Over 55% of the students from eastern Bulgaria's Targovishte are susceptible to falling into depressive states, state radio BNR reported. The survey on young people's mental health was carried out by the Regional inspection for health protection among yo

Society | October 16, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 962

Russian Billionaire Abramovich Facing Costly Divorce

The wife of Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich has filed for a divorce eyeing half of the mogul's fortune, News of the World has reported. The newspaper that first caught Abramovich with his young mistress Daria Zhokova, now says that wife Irina may be

Society | October 16, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6238

Europe's Hottest Stars Gather Thousands Under Sofia Sky

Thousands of Sofia youngsters gathered Sunday at the city's Batenberg Square to see live some of the hottest stars from all over Europe. Music channel City TV teamed up with mobile operator Mtel in celebrating the TV's first birthday and the launch of th

Society | October 16, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 919

Bulgarian Fans Rejoice over Star Pop Duo Promotions

Bulgarian pop duet KariZma started a series of promotions of their first album Ecclesiast appearing to sign autographs more than an hour ahead. The first of the promotions took place on Sunday in one of the biggest bookstores in Sofia in the newly built

Society | October 15, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 979

Sting Invites Bulgarian Fans on Exciting Journey with a Lute

As Sting took a break from pop and released songs by 16-century composer John Dowland, Bulgarian fans heard a warning the new project may leave them surprised, but highly delighted.

Society | October 14, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1795

Bulgaria's Thracian Gold Draws Huge Interest in Paris

Four of Bulgaria's world-famous gold treasures dating back to Thracian times are already turning into a sensation in Paris, hours after they were displayed at the Jacquemart-Andre Museum. Bulgaria's Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev inaugurated late on Fri

Society | October 14, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1936

Orthodox Bulgarians Pay Homage to Saint Petka

Orthodox Bulgarians pay homage October 14 to the female saint Petka of Tarnovo, worshipped for her healing abilities.

Society | October 14, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 764

Tennis Sisters of Bulgaria with Star of Fame

The three Maleeva sisters - Katerina, Manuela and Magdalena - received their glory star on the Walk of Fame in Sofia. The solemn ceremony was organised a few months after the youngest among them, Magdalena, put end to her tennis career.

Society | October 13, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2945

To Go

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Society | October 13, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 431

Bulgaria's TV Buffs to Get a Load of "Prison Break"

Bulgaria's audience will get the chance see the latest hit among TV series - "Prison Break" starting October 20, media reported.

Society | October 13, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1215

Faster Test to Fight Tuberculosis

Scientists have developed a faster and more accurate tuberculosis test, hoping it will lead to faster treatment for many people, reducing the severity of their symptoms, and the chances they will infect others. The microscopic-observation drug-susceptibi

Society | October 13, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 837