Society

Socialite Hilton Faces Jail Sentence

Socialite Paris Hilton, the heiress to the hotel empire, could be jailed for 45 days for violating her probation over an earlier drinking-driving violation. Los Angeles prosecutors will also ask the court on Friday to suspend Hilton's driving licence for

Society | May 4, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1702

Sofia's Clergy Prays for Bulgaria's Army

Sofia priests said a prayer for the health and success of the Bulgarian army on Friday.

Society | May 4, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1321

New Breast Cancer Gene Discovered

Scientists at the Lundberg Laboratory for Cancer Research and the Plastic Surgery Clinic at the Sahlgrenska Academy in Sweden have discovered a new hereditary breast cancer gene. A research has showed that women with a certain hereditary deformity syndro

Society | May 4, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1299

Bulgaria Launches "I Want a Baby" Campaign

A new campaign under the motto "I Want a Baby" will open Friday in Sofia under the patronage of the foundation by the same name and the Economic and Investment Bank (EIBank). The campaign aims at discussing problems connected with the reproductive health

Society | May 4, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1392

1st Ever Bulgarian Documentary Enters Special Selection at Cannes Festival

The director Andrei Paunov is the first Bulgarian, whose documentary was included in the selection of the Festival of Cannes 2007.

Society | May 3, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1082

Wine Fairy Week Enchants Bulgaria

The Wine Fairy Week St. George the Victor was officially opened in the garden of Sofia's Grand Hotel on Thursday.

Society | May 3, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 878

Bulgaria Wins Balkan Maths Olympiad

The Bulgarian students' team ranked first at the Balkan Maths Olympiad in Greece, gaining 185 points. In the individual competition the Bulgarians won six golden, two silver and one bronze medals.

Society | May 3, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1401

Bulgaria Grabs Gold at Balkan Math Olympics

Bulgaria's national maths team has grabbed the golden medal at the Balkan Math Olympics in Greece. The competition took place from April 26 until May 2.

Society | May 2, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1215

Bulgaria's VIP Brother Team, Stars Relax in Luxurious Boutique Hotel

The team and the participants in the second season of Bulgaria's VIP Brother were surprised with a weekend in the winter resort Borovets' boutique Lodge Hotel. After leaving the famous house, the stars received VIP cards, which resembled the magnet room

Society | May 2, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1375

Britney Spears Finally Back on Stage

The mega pop star Britney Spears has finally returned on stage after she overcame a serious personal drama during the last several months.

Society | May 2, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6676

Bulgaria's President Opens New King Boris I Monument

Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov will open the monument of King Boris I in front of the town hall in Pliska on Wednesday. The project has been developed by the architect Dimitar Krastev, the sculptor Boris Kondov and the constructor Ivanka Dimova on

Society | May 2, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2975

Bulgarian Jaguar Cars Fans Start European Tour

Bulgarian fans of Jaguar cars began their first of a series of planned tours through Europe, during which they will meet with counterparts from three European countries. The first tour will cover Hungary, Austria and Germany, passing through Budapest, Sa

Society | May 1, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1681

Sofia Residents Returning from Vacation Block Major Motorway

Residents of the Bulgarian capital taking advantage of the four-day break to vacation outside the city have blocked one of the country's major motorways late on Tuesday. A line several kilometres long was reported at the entrance of the Vitinya tunnel on

Society | May 1, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1717

Ancient Roman Town Ruins Found in Bulgaria

Bulgarian archaeologists have unearthed the remains of an early Roman town near the village of Gorsko Ablanovo, 30 kilometers south of Russe, Bulgaria's national television reported on Tuesday. Initial artefact finds include a bronze duck figurine of a p

Society | May 1, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 9819

Bulgaria's VIP Brother Winner at Loss over BGN 100,000

The literally unknown housewife, who shockingly defeated a hot pop-folk star in Bulgaria's second edition of VIP Brother, has no idea how to splurge the BGN 100,000 that she pocketed.

Society | April 30, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2244

Bulgaria's Famous Director Grisha Ostrovsky Dies at 89

Grisha Ostrovsky, one of Bulgaria's best directors of all times, passed away at 89. Born in 1918 in Paris, Ostrovsky came to play a crucial role on the theatre stages and sets of the late-starting movie industry of Bulgaria.

Society | April 30, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1838

Prisoners Beg Forgiveness in Bulgaria's Oldest Monastery

Inmates from Bulgaria's Stara Zagora prison visited Sunday the Rila Monastery to pray for forgiveness for the crimes they committed, Bulgarian Telegraph Agency informed.

Society | April 29, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1833

World Famous Violinist Shlomo Mintz Stages Concert in Sofia

The famous Israeli virtuoso Shlomo Mintz, whose palying is considered to be equal to Paganini's, will close Sunday the 7th European Music Festival in Sofia's Bulgaria Hall with a special concert.

Society | April 29, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2068

Sofia Bursts into International Explosion of Colours, Sounds

Twenty-six folklore ensembles from twelve counties joined the international festival of authentic folklore, which kicked off in Sofia on Saturday.

Society | April 28, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1356

Luc Besson's Hitman Disrupts Traffic in Downtown Sofia

Many drivers will be forced to change their route in downtown Sofia over the weekend, when key boulevards and streets will be closed for the latest movie of legendary French director Luc Besson. Parking will be forbidden on chunks of Batenberg and Saint

Society | April 28, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1862

Shocker Win for Housewife Over Folk Diva in Bulgaria's VIP Brother

Bulgaria's second edition of VIP Brother ended with the surprising narrow win of housewife who was literally unknown to the public before the show over one of the hottest pop-folk stars in the country. Winner Hristina joined the show later on to marry B

Society | April 27, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2022