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International Spacecraft Reveals Detailed Processes on the Sun

NASA released on Wednesday never-before-seen images that show the sun's magnetic field is much more turbulent and dynamic than previously known. The international spacecraft Hinode, formerly known as Solar B, took the images.

Society | March 23, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1055

Skeleton of 5-M-Years Whale Discovered in Italy

Palaeontologists announced they have discovered the skeleton of a whale that had lived five million years ago. The discovery was made in a vineyard in Toskana, Italy in the beginning of the week.

Society | March 23, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1403

Gene Modified Mosquitoes to Help Fight against Malaria

Scientist in the US have created a hybrid mosquitoes that are resistible to the malaria parasite, international media reported.

Society | March 23, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1118

Bulgarian Princess's Son Gets Hassan Added to Name in Honour of Moroccan King

Bulgaria's Princess Kalina made a surprising announcement on Friday for the media, saying her newborn baby, named after her father Simeon will have Hassan added to the name.

Society | March 23, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3696

Harry Potter's Train Smashed

Hooligans smashed almost all panes of the train, by which Harry Potter travelled to school in the four films, based on author JK Rowling's popular books. A group of six youngsters are suspected of committing the crime.

Society | March 23, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2255

Renovated Children's Oncological Hospital Opens Doors in Sofia

Bulgarian children with cancer have now one more hope for fighting the disease as country's health minister opened Friday the reconstructed and renovated Specialized Children's Hospital with oncological and haematological diseases.

Society | March 23, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 953

Politicians, Journalists Plant Trees for "Green Week" in Sofia

Politicians and journalists gathered in Sofia to plant trees in the capital's Oborishte park, following Darik Radio's initiative "Plant a tree, go green with Darik."

Society | March 22, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 952

Netherlands's Mark Foggo's Skasters Band Land in Sofia

Netherlands's totally rocking ska band Mark Foggo's Skasters arrived in Bulgaria on Thursday afternoon for their first concert in the country.

Society | March 22, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2085

Britney Won't be Getting Kids Back Soon

Britney Spears checked out of rehab early to get her children back, but she won't be allowed to take care of them anytime soon because her estranged husband has filed for custody until she heals completely.

Society | March 22, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 20743

Former Beatle McCartney Teams Up with Starbucks

Former Beatle Paul McCartney will release his next album through a record label started up by international coffee chain Starbucks, the company said at its annual shareholders meeting on Wednesday. McCartney becomes the first artist to sign with Hear Mus

Society | March 22, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2804

Sofia among World's Best Living Locations - Survey

Bulgaria's capital city of Sofia is among the most favourable locations to live in, a survey of the human resource consultancy for multinationals ECA International shows. Sofia, together with India's second-largest metropolis Delhi, Azerbaijan's capital

Society | March 22, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1676

Free AIDS Tests, Porn Stars Spice Up Bulgaria's Eros Show

Hungarian, Dutch and Serbian porn stars will gather with their Bulgarian colleagues at the third edition of the Eros Show in Sofia. The erotic expo that opened Wednesday offers free AIDS tests to its visitors for the first time.

Society | March 21, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 73375

Bulgaria's Eurovision Song Leads On-line Charts

Bulgaria's Eurovision bid, the song Water, is leading on-line polls and it seems that this may be the country's most successful entry yet.

Society | March 21, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1948

Bulgaria's Princess Kalina, Baby Leave Hospital

Bulgaria's Princess Kalina and her newborn son Simeon III left the Lozenets University Hospital in the afternoon hours of Wednesday, Darik News reported. Kalina and baby Simeon left the institution in 1:50 p.

Society | March 21, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2510

Bulgaria Meets Vernal Equinox With Rains, Storms

The first day of spring of 2007 in Bulgaria was marked by heavy rains, stormy weather and left more than 40 towns in the country without electricity. The vernal equinox, or as it is otherwise called, the first point of Aries is observed in 2007 on March

Society | March 21, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 992

Newborn Son of Bulgaria's Princess Kalina Still Hidden from Media

The newly born son of Bulgaria's Princess Kalina will be transported secretly to the Vrana residence, as the royal family still wants to keep all private, Standart newspaper informed on Wednesday.

Society | March 21, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1776

Bulgaria Starts "Stop the Pain" Campaign

For the first time in Bulgaria, two of the biggest medical associations joined their efforts for a unique initiative - the one for fighting pain in all its forms.

Society | March 20, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 932

Bulgaria's Top Coiffeurs Cross Scissors at Beauty Awards

Coiffure Beauty magazine gathered the best Bulgarian hairdressers for its first annual alwards. Coming from all ends of Bulgaria, the coiffures spared no imagination on their models, creating futuristic, flamboyant and extravagant hairdos that few women

Society | March 19, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1696

Mining Company Donates Lung Equipment to Sofia ER

Chelopech Mining, Bulgaria's branch of Canadian company Dundee Precious Metals, has donated equipment to Sofia's Pirogov Emergency Institute. The life-saving lung ventilation equipment has been produced by Draeger Medical.

Society | March 19, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 853

World's Smallest Horse Raises Funds

The owners of the smallest horse in the world expect to raise at least USD 1 M for children organizations helping. The horse, called Diumka, is 43 centimetres high and weighs only 26 kilos.

Society | March 19, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 854

Mercury Goes up to 23C in Bulgaria

Bulgarians and visitors to the south of the country enjoyed a nice and warm weekend as the mercury zoomed up to 23C on Sunday. The spring-like temperatures were the highest in the towns of Sandanski, Southern Bulgaria, and hovered around 20C in the rest

Society | March 18, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1257