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"Queen of Rome" Found to Antedate City

While digging in the Roman Forum, Italian archaeologists have found a well-preserved skeleton of a woman who apparently predates the city's foundation.

Society | May 31, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 607

20% of Bulgarian Babies with Unknown Dad

Fathers of 20% of Bulgaria's newborns last year were not known, data showed. A report also said that half of the babies in 2005 were born out of wedlock.

Society | May 31, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 553

Celebs Unite in Charity for A Kid

Pupils from two Sofia schools pooled in creative imagination and organisation skills to stage a charity concert for a kid mutilated in a severe road accident.

Society | May 30, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 894

Bulgaria Gleams with Mini Beauties of 2006

On the eve of June 1, the International Child Day, Bulgaria picked up its 2006 Mini Miss and Mister Models.

Society | May 30, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4524

Thousands Get Loud in Sofia Dance Fest

Three deafening dance parties have drawn thousands to a major dance forum in Sofia. SEEME (South-East European Music Exhibition) brought to the Bulgarian capital international music professionals, including DJs, producers, journalists, distributors of mu

Society | May 30, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 504

Unique Rocks of Bulgaria Give Scenes to Taviani Movie

The unique rocks of Belogradchik, moulded by nature in the forms of humans, animals, castles, will be the main scenes in an international movie production.

Society | May 29, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 797

Playboy Singer of Bulgaria to Shake London Up

Dance blazing Ann G from Bulgaria is amid the swirl of preparations for a major gig in the heart of London June 10.

Society | May 29, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3506

Bulgarians Have Bad Teeth - Medics

More than 68% of Bulgarian people have had caries, a top dentist has said. More than half of the children have been affected, according to the deputy head of the country's Dentists Association.

Society | May 29, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 484

Russian Thriller Queen at Sofia Book Launch

The author of Sainte Genevieve des Bois to be screened by Oscar winner Roman Polanski is coming to Bulgaria to attend the premier of its Bulgarian edition. This is the third foreign language edition of the book, after it has already had translations in E

Society | May 29, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 445

Bulgarian Composer Receives Special Billboard Award

Bulgarian composer Atanas Kossev received Billboard's President's Choice Special Recognition Award for outstanding composition, lyrical content, and commercial appeal for his song "To Elvis". The song performed by Bulgarian pop singers Deyan Nedelchev an

Society | May 28, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 545

Faith No More Billy Gould Readies Bulgaria Gig

The legendary composer and bass guitarist Billy Gould, one of the alternative rockers from Faith No More is to thrill the fans of the modern punk in Bulgaria with a major gig. Billy Gould arrives in Bulgaria on occasion of Radio Tangra's return.

Society | May 28, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 634

Chechnya Picks 1st Ever Beauty Queen

A 15-year-old schoolgirl won Chechnya's first-ever pageant show.

Society | May 28, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 909

Red-Braided Pippi Adventures Enchant Kids, Adults in Sofia

Bulgarian children and adults enjoyed Saturday the adventures of Pippi Longstocking, the heroine of the popular, unconventional and mischievous children's book of Astrid Lindgren. The event participated by many children and their parents as well as by Sw

Society | May 27, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 488

Da Vinci Code to "Brush Up" Bulgarian Monument in Rome

Due to the world premier of the movie "The Da Vinci Code" the major Leonardo Da Vinci monument in Rome created by Bulgarian artist Asen Peykov will be renovated, local Trud daily reports. The initiative for the renovation was launched by Sony Pictures Re

Society | May 27, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 737

Shaolin Monks Reveal Martial Art Secrets in Sofia

The authentic martial art of the monks for the Shaolin monastery will be presented for the first time in Bulgaria in June. The spectacle will take place June 7 in the National Palace of Culture and will be under the aegis of the Chinese ambassador to Bul

Society | May 27, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 792

Scientists Establish HIV/AIDS Virus Origin

Researchers who analysed wild chimp droppings announced that HIV originated in wild apes in Cameroon and then spread in humans across Africa and eventually the world.

Society | May 27, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 502

Balkan History Echoes in New Bulgarian Dance

The legend in Bulgarian rhythmic gymnastics coaching Neshka Robeva has celebrated anniversary with another artistic achievement.

Society | May 27, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 754

Bulgarian Folk Happening Shortens EU Paths

Young people from 12 to 25 years of age, from eight different countries, have embraced folklore in all of its forms to make the path to the EU shorter.

Society | May 26, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 464

Orpheus Sanctuary in Bulgaria Damaged Yet Again

The Rhodopes sanctuary where the tomb of mythical Orpheus is supposed to eb located awoke Friday with serious damages in the rock.

Society | May 26, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2314

Bulgarian Ruler May Be Next Coppola Project

A film on Bulgaria's first ruler, Khan Asparuh, may be the ambitious project of young producer Sofia Coppola to come after her Marie Antoinette.

Society | May 26, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 699

Contest Honours Prominent Photo Reporter

Prominent Bulgarian photo reporter Shavarsh Artin was honoured with a special photo contest named after him. Shavarsh Artin, known as Shami, passed away September 11, 2005.

Society | May 26, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 698