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Rain Showers in Bulgaria as Heat Wave Subsides

Scattered rain showers hit western Bulgaria on Tuesday as the heat wave that gripped the country for the past two weeks began to subside. Capital Sofia saw its first rainfall in three weeks, with maximum temperatures reaching upper 20s.

Society | July 31, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3817

Roman-Era Coins on Display in Bulgarian National History Museum

Bulgaria's National Museum of History exhibited for the first time on Tuesday artefacts unearthed near the Bulgarian towns of Peshtera and Ivalylovgrad.

Society | July 31, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2260

Bulgaria's National Gallery of Foreign Art Exhibits Works of Spanish Artists

Bulgaria's National Gallery of Foreign Art opened Monday a special exhibition dedicated to Spanish artists.

Society | July 31, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1101

Temperatures Drop Follows Sizzling Heat in Bulgaria's Danube Plain

The temperatures in Bulgaria's Danube plain are expected to drop after they have recently reached their peaks for over a century now, meteorologists reported. The safe haven in the region is to come on Tuesday, when rainfalls and even hails are expected

Society | July 30, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2228

The Simpsons Present Full-Length Movie to Bulgarian Fans

The world famous Simpson family presented their first full-length movie at a special meeting with numerous Bulgarian fans in Sofia Mall.

Society | July 30, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2425

Bulgaria's National Art Gallery Marks Famous Artists 100th Anniversary

Bulgaria's National Art Gallery marked the 100th anniversary of the birth of the famous artist Nenko Balkanski with an exhibition of 80 of his works.

Society | July 29, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2168

Hot Weather to Stay in Bulgaria in August

The heat wave that has recently swept Bulgaria is to stay in August but the sweltering residents will have the opportunity to enjoy also drizzles, meteorologists reported Saturday. The rains will be heavier in the middle of the hot summer month as well a

Society | July 28, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5035

Mummy with Artificial Toe Found in Egypt

UK's archaeologists from Manchester University discovered a mummy with an artificial big toe in Egypt. The prosthesis, which dates back to 9th - 5th century BC, was made of leather and wood.

Society | July 28, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1105

Easy Salmon

INGREDIENTS * 6 (4 ounce) fillets salmon

Society | July 27, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 842

Week in Advance

SATURDAY *** Fans of US series The Simpsons in Bulgaria will meet the characters live in Sofia ***

Society | July 27, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1072

Springs Run Dry, Drought Seeps Bulgaria in Next Months

Most of the natural springs in Bulgaria will run dry as severe drought threatens to sweep the country, meteorologists and hydrologists warned Friday.

Society | July 27, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1282

Skate Punks NOFX with Live September Show in Bulgaria

The pioneering American skate punk band NOFX will bring a pleasant relief to Bulgarian punk fans after the scorching hot summer on September 10.

Society | July 27, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4303

New Club for Underground Culture, Live Music Opens in Sofia

Sofia city will sport a brand new nightclub from Saturday where Bulgarian bands, well known and just emerging, will stage gigs there. The club is called 8th Ball and is located in downtown Sofia.

Society | July 27, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1673

Japanese NGO Endows Children Hospitals in Bulgaria

A Japanese non-governmental organization endowed children hospitals in Bulgaria with 112 wheel-chairs at a special ceremony on Friday. The first wheel-chairs were donated to the specialised children's hospital in Bankya.

Society | July 27, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1443

Obesity "Contagious", Study Shows

The presence of obese people in one's immediate circle makes them more likely to become overweight, a new US study shows. Based on data from more than 12,000 people gathered over 32 years, the researchers from the Harvard Medical School and the Universit

Society | July 26, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4500

Sofia Mayor Opens Renewed Kids Playground

Sofia Mayor Boyko Borissov officially opened Thursday the renovated children's playground in the garden of the Sveti Sedmochislenitsi Church. Private companies financed the repair works of the playground.

Society | July 26, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1326

King's Sepulcher, Ancient Thracian Sanctuary Unearthed in Bulgaria

The archaeologist team of Bulgaria's Georgi Kitov has unearthed on Tuesday a Thracians king's sepulchre near the Kaloyanovo village, Darik News reported.

Society | July 25, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2382

Bulgaria's Elitsa and Stundzhi, African Duo Promote Joint Project

Bulgarian representatives at this year's Eurovision final Elitsa and Stundzhi and an African drum duo presented their new joint ethno project in the framework of July Jazz Fest in the town of Smolyan. "The composition, called "Meeting on Three Continents

Society | July 23, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1338

Solar Car on Global Mission Reaches Bulgaria

The Swiss "solartaxi", whose driver intends to circumnavigate the world using only solar power, arrived in Bulgarian capital Sofia on Monday. Travel editor and adventurer Louis Palmer set off from Lucerne on July 3, aiming to cross at least fifty countri

Society | July 23, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1445

2007 Hottest in Bulgaria in 120 Years - Experts

The year 2007 will be the hottest one in Bulgaria since 120 years, experts from the country's National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology said on Monday at a press conference.

Society | July 23, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2006

Scorching Weather Makes Bulgaria's Plovdiv City Reduce Working Day

The workers in the state sector in Bulgaria's second largest city of Plovdiv saw Monday their working day cut to half because of the extremely high temperatures that swept the country in the past 10 days.

Society | July 23, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1298
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