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Angelina Jolie Takes Newly Adopted Vietnamese Son

Angelina Jolie added another international member to her family, this time a Vietnamese boy. Jolie has already taken the child from an orphanage she visited last Thanksgiving, the institution's director confirmed.

Society | March 15, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2548

Sofia Hosts International Gifts Expo

The International Presents Expo REGALO was opened Wednesday in the National Palace of Culture in Sofia. More than 40 companies from Bulgaria and Greece are to deliver ideas for the presents themselves as well as for their artistic arrangement.

Society | March 14, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1180

Disney Launches Web Site for Parents

The world famous entertaining company Walt Disney is to launch a brand new web site, which is aimed to give useful advice to parents concerning their children's bringing up. If the adults are not provided all the answers, they will be given the opportuni

Society | March 14, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 851

Paparazzi Banned to Approach Leo DiCaprio

Several paparazzi were officially banned to come near the actor Leonardo DiCaprio and his girlfriend - the model Bar Rafael after a quarrel between the photographers and the stars' guards. As a result of the accident, two of Leo's bodyguards were arreste

Society | March 14, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1497

Sofia Hosts Scandinavian Design Exhibition

Scandinavian design exhibition was opened Wednesday in the National Gallery for Foreign Art in Sofia. The exposition, called "Scandinavian Design Beyond the Myth" has been organized by the National Museum in Oslo to mark the 50th anniversary of the Scand

Society | March 14, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1900

Russian Billionaire Abramovich Divorces Wife

Russia's billionaire Roman Abramovich has divorced his wife, his spokesman confirmed on Wednesday. The billionaire oil tycoon and FC Chelsea owner and his wife Irina have parted amicably, John Mann, a spokesman for Abramovich said.

Society | March 14, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3367

Bulgarian Woman Lives 40 Years with Displaced Stomach

Doctors from Bulgarian town of Razgrad we re left stunned when they saw an x-ray image of a woman, whose stomach was located in her chest. The 40-year-old woman went to see a doctor, complaining of pains in her lungs.

Society | March 14, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1454

Busta Rhymes Denied Access to NY Movie Set

The US hip hop star Busta Rhymes was not allowed to watch the shooting of a film he is presently playing in. The New York police withheld access permission to the rapper, as he has been involved in a deathly accident at a Brooklyn movie set last year whe

Society | March 13, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1121

Mystery of Ancient Bulgarian City Uncovered

Bulgarian archaeologists uncovered another of the mysteries in the Perperikon area, an ancient living region of Thracians. The have found a bronze spear from the time of the Trojan War.

Society | March 13, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3979

Glacier Named after Bulgarian Town

A glacier on the Livingston Island, the Antarctic was named after the Bulgarian town Berkovitza, mayor of the town Milcho Dotzov announced on Tuesday. Thte glacier is 5 kilometres wide and 3 kilometres long.

Society | March 13, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 977

Jiri Menzel's Latest Masterpiece Premiers in Bulgaria

Oscar-winning Czech director and actor Jiri Menzel presented in Bulgaria his latest movie "I Served the King of England" together with leading star Ivan Burnev. Based on a picaresque novel by Czech novelist Bohumil Hrabal the film tells the story, in fla

Society | March 11, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1449

American Saves Bulldog with Mouth-to-Mouth

US citizen Randy Gurchin saved his drowning bulldog Lucy by giving her mouth-to-mouth.

Society | March 11, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1212

Nepali Buddha Boy Goes Missing Again

The 16-year-old boy who, according to believers, is the reincarnation of Buddha has gone missing in Nepal after walking away from the site he had been meditating at for months. This is not Ram Bahadur Bamjon's first disappearance as he sometimes switches

Society | March 11, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1535

James Bond to Become Lucifer

Actor Daniel Craig, who reaped applause for his performance as James Bond in the last movie of the series - Casino Royale - may portray Lucifer next. After slipping into the high-class shoes of the iconic superspy, Craig has been approached by many Holly

Society | March 11, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2093

Serbian "The Trap" Wins Sofia Film Fest Prize

Serbian movie "The Trap" directed by Srdjan Golubovic, won the big prize in the 11th annual Sofia Film Fest on Saturday. A total of 184 movies from all over the world took part in the fest this year, with many special guests including renowned directors

Society | March 10, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1468

Bulgarians Take Advantage of Last Good Days for Skiing

Sofia Citizens took to Vitosha mountain on Saturday to take advantage of some of the last good days for skiing before Spring officially sets in. With the unusually warm winter skiers didn't get much chances to have a go at the runs in Bulgaria.

Society | March 10, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1266

Pensioner Tosses EUR 13.7 M Lottery Ticket

A German pensioner threw away a winning lottery ticket that was worth EUR 13.7 M, reports say.

Society | March 10, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1374

To Go

CERVANTES CULTURE INSTITUTE... ...to see a display of Spanish TV and print ads.

Society | March 9, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 648

To Do

START... ...something new in honour of the upcoming Spring.

Society | March 9, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 574

Forks&Corks: Mackerel in Wine, Tomato Sauce

Ingredients: 2 medium size onions, chopped

Society | March 9, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 739

9% of Bulgarians Suffer from Asthma

Between five and nine percent of the population in Bulgaria suffer from asthma, doctors have announced. Todor Popov, allergy specialist with the Alexandrovska Hospital, said that the percentage in children in twice as high.

Society | March 9, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1314