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Prelim Big Brother Shoots Start in Secret in Bulgaria

The third season of Big Brother in Bulgaria will start in secret several days before it was supposed to, organizers from Nova TV have surprisingly revealed. The 16 to enter the refurbished house, however would not be the official players but their backup

Society | September 14, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 831

Holy Cross Day Spells End of Summer in Bulgaria

Orthodox Christians in Bulgaria celebrate the day of the Holy Cross on September 14, which is believed to spell the end of summer and the settling of autumn.

Society | September 14, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 819

Sofia Mayor Talks Football with Serbian Folk Diva

Sofia Mayor Boyko Borissov discussed Wednesday the Barcelona-Levski soccer game with slightly stunned Serbian folk star Ceca Velickovic. The two met at the municipality office, with Borissov running a bit late, for he had just landed back from Barcelona

Society | September 13, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2131

New Thracian Discovery Thrills Bulgarians

Bulgaria's recent archeological triumphs continue with the discovery of over 100 ancient spearheads and arrowheads near the southeastern village of Konush. Famed archeologist Georgi Kitov an his crew have unearthed a Thracian tomb that dates back to the

Society | September 13, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1846

Bulgaria Adds Funds for HIV/AIDS Treatment

The Ministry of Health will allot subsidies to hospitals delivering diagnostics, laboratory tests and treatment of HIV/AIDS patients.

Society | September 13, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 485

First Graders Learn ABC with Patriotic Book

First grade pupils from schools in Macedonia and Serbia's Tsaribrod and Bosilegrad, will be donated ABC books at the opening of school year.

Society | September 13, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 941

Another Baby Boy in Britney's Family

Pop star Britney Spears has given birth to a second baby boy, according to US media reports. The 24-year-old pop star has reportedly given birth at a hospital in the Los Angeles area.

Society | September 13, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 741

Anna Nicole Smith's Son Dies Visiting Mom, Newborn Sister

The 20-year-old son of Anna Nicole Smith died suddenly on Sunday, while visiting her and his newborn sister in the hospital. Former model Smith, who gained worldwide popularity with her marriage to 88-year-old Texas millionaire Howard Marshall II, had ju

Society | September 12, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4423

Bulgarian TV Announces Fall Surprises in Sofia Cinema

Bulgaria's private bTV channel announced its new fall schedule with a presentation in Mall of Sofia's Cinema City. Several new series and reappearances of old-time favourites are bound to thrill viewers, bTV officials believe.

Society | September 12, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 855

Concerts, Movies, Exhibitions to Mark Sofia Holiday

Bulgaria's capital will mark its traditional holiday with a series of cultural events spanning from concerts, through movie premiers and exhibitions. More than 50 events, all free for the people of Sofia, will mark September 17, the day when Bulgarians c

Society | September 11, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 756

Sofia Opens Ultra-Modern Anglo-American School

The Anglo-American School has opened its brand new school in Sofia, boasting finely equipped classrooms, equipment and facilities.

Society | September 10, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1470

Kirkorov Lured by Bulgarian Seafood Delicacies

The northern Black Sea town of Kavarna has given the start to the traditional Shellfish and Seafood Fest luring hundreds of fans of seafood. Guests and citizens of the small town, which gained world-wide popularity as the "rock capital" of Bulgaria, had

Society | September 10, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1088

Space Shuttle Atlantis Finally Blasts Off

Space shuttle Atlantis has blasted off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida to continue construction of the International Space Station (ISS). The shuttle rose from its seaside launch pad through a partly cloudy sky at 1115 local time (1515 GMT), BBC rep

Society | September 9, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 776

Seal's Gig in Bulgaria Confirmed

Fans of British pop soul star Seal will be happy to hear that reports of his upcoming gig in Bulgaria have been confirmed. Seal will bring his melodic tunes to Bulgaria for the first time on October 25, organizers have revealed.

Society | September 8, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 17154

Archaeologists Come across Another Thracian Sensation

Yet another Thracian tomb will probably be revealed for the world after Bulgarian archaeologists spotted a construction of well-moulded stones. The finding was made by the team of Dr Georgi Kitov, the sensational summer 2004 discoverer, near the southern

Society | September 8, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1358

Bulgarian, Croatian Artists Tackle Tie Challenge

Bulgarian and Croatian artists have matched imagination and skills to unveil the "Challenge as a Necktie" - the motto of an exhibition opening September 11.

Society | September 8, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 774

Barca Lines UNICEF in Anti-AIDS Fight

FC Barcelona have signed "a historic agreement" with UNICEF, the UN children's agency, to donate USD 1.9 M annually over the next five years for children with AIDS in developing countries

Society | September 8, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 901

Pets: Mice "Dislike" Cheese

The Tom and Jerry cartoon image that mice love cheese is a myth, according to latest academic researches. Dr David Holmes, from Manchester Metropolitan University, claimed mice prefer foods with a lot of sugar, chocolate for example.

Society | September 8, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 622

Health: Caesarean Babies More Likely to Die

Babies born by caesarean are nearly three times more likely to die in the first month than those born naturally, a US research showed. Labour appears to help prepare the baby for life outside the womb, according to the findings, based on over 5.

Society | September 8, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 604

Forks&Corks: Pecan-Stuffed Mushrooms

Ingredients: 24 (1 1/2- to 2-inch-wide) cremini or baby bella mushrooms with stems; 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, plus additional for buttering dish; 1 large garlic clove, minced; 1 1/2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh oregano; 4 oz pecans (1 cup), finel

Society | September 8, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 627

Bulgaria Revels in Partial Lunar Eclipse

Bulgarians were treated to a rare phenomenon on Thursday evening when a partial lunar eclipse took place. Such an eclipse occurs when a portion of the moon passes through the Earth's umbral shadow.

Society | September 7, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 928