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Pope Gets Own Ferrari

Pope John Paul has received a Ferrari from the Italian racing team for reportedly having "the inside track on the roads of humanity".

Society | January 17, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 748

Fashion Model "Leads" Big Brother Race

Teenage model Svetlozara Trendafilova has taken the lead among finalists in the Bulgarian Big Brother, sources told Sofia News Agency. Call operator sources speaking on condition of anonymity said that a few hours before the end of the show the 19-year-o

Society | January 17, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1717

Black & White Truffles at Hilton Sofia

Sofia Hilton Hotel announced it is bracing up for Black & White Truffles specialties week, to be launched on January 24.

Society | January 17, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 626

World Tenor Braces for Balkan Stage

The world's best tenor Jose Carreras will take part in this year's musical festival Ohrid Summer to be held in June on the coast of the popular lake. According to Macedonian Dnevnik daily, the popular tenor has agreed to perform for nearly half of his us

Society | January 17, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 537

St. Anthony's Day Celebrated in Bulgaria

The Orthodox Church in Bulgaria celebrated Monday St. Anthony's Day (Antonovden) to protect people from illnesses.

Society | January 17, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1132

National Radio Wrapped to Mark 70th Birthday

The Bulgarian National Radio has prepared to mark its 70th anniversary by wrapping its building in a special garment. A week before the radio's birthday the building was "dressed" in a white net with the radio's logo on it.

Society | January 16, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 767

Romanian Gives Birth at 67

A 67-year-old Romanian has reportedly become the oldest woman ever known to have given birth. Retired university professor Adriana Iliescu had undergone fertility treatment for nine years before succeeding in becoming pregnant.

Society | January 16, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 780

93 Bulgarians Compete for Eurovision Participation

Ninety-three Bulgarians have applied for participation in the Eurovision competition sending their songs as the application deadline expired Saturday. Bulgaria is to participate for the first time in the prestigious competition due to the efforts of the

Society | January 15, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1033

Kukeri Festival Rattles Bulgarian Town

Over 2,000 were the participants in the traditional Kukeri festival in the Bulgarian town of Simitly on Saturday.

Society | January 15, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1549

Precious Bulgarian Icons Restored

Two icons of the famous Bulgarian Renaissance artist Zahari Zograf have been restored in the Preobrazhenski Monastery near the town of Veliko Tarnovo.

Society | January 15, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 909

Bulgarian Villagers Perplexed by Gay Romance

A male gay couple from Finland threw Bulgaria's Klimentovo village in a flurry by willing to get married there, media said. Eight British families have already bought homes in Klimentovo, and now the Finns want to build a nest in the seaside village, Sof

Society | January 14, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2015

Bango Vassili Raises Roma Spirits

All Roma groups in Bulgaria started Friday their St. Basil's Day feast, or Bango Vassili - the Roma New Year.

Society | January 14, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1059

Science: Mammal Used to Eat Dinosaurs

Chinese scientists have revealed a fossilized dinosaur-eating mammal in Northeast China's Liaoning Province, according to a paper in the British journal Nature.

Society | January 14, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 394

Beauty: Women's Hair over 40

Most women believe that they need to cut their hair short and wear a more conservative hairdo after turning 40.

Society | January 14, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1019

Health: Olive Oil May Cut Breast Cancer Risk

Scientists believe a fatty acid found in olive oil may reduce the risk of breast cancer by as much as 70%. According to a research by the Northwestern University, the oleic acid significantly reduced levels of a protein that is produced by the breast can

Society | January 14, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 372

Forks and Corks: Italian Breaded Pork Chops

Ingredients: 3 eggs, lightly beaten

Society | January 14, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 417

Bulgarian Radio Packs up on Anniversary

The building of Bulgarian National Radio (BNR) will amaze Sofia residents Monday morning with totally "redressed", as it will be packed white-and-blue to mark the radio's 70 anniversary. Alpinists will take on the job over the weekend and are expected to

Society | January 13, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 758

Bulgarian Brunette Prettifies Elle

A Bulgarian top model will land on the cover of the Elle Dutch edition, her agents said Thursay. Seductive brunette Katya Peneva will shoot a special photo session in South Africa at the end of this week.

Society | January 13, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2506

Sofia Hosts Traditional New Year Festivities

The National Historic Museum in Sofia hosted Tuesday the "Kukeri" group of the Bulgarian Yardzhilovtsi village.

Society | January 11, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1361

Destruction Fetches Taste of Hell to Sofia

Germany's metal band Destruction shattered Sofia Monday night with their extreme heavy metal sounds. Called "Knights of Demon" the Germans are emblematic for the overall history of trash metal, which have staged against commercial trends in the heavy met

Society | January 10, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 992

US People's Choice Goes to Michael Moore

Michael Moore's Fahrenheit 9/11 documentary was voted Best Film at the US People's Choice Awards. The controversial film was highly critical of US President George Bush and the US-led invasion of Iraq.

Society | January 10, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 471
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