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Princess Kalina to Give Birth on March 12 in Sofia

Bulgaria's Princess Kalina, daughter of exiled king and former Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg, has chosen Sofia's private Japanese Tokuda Hospital for the birthplace of her first child. The first royal baby to be born in Bulgaria since 70 years will c

Society | February 21, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4435

First Early Stork Spotted in Bulgaria

The first stork for the year was spotted to hover over the village of Mikrevo, South-western Bulgaria on Monday. According to ornithologists, the bird came a month earlier than usual because of the unusually warm weather.

Society | February 20, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 946

Bulgarian Folk Diva Named "Girl of The Month" of FHM Magazine

The beautiful and extremely popular in Bulgaria folk diva Emilia is on the cover of the December issue of the Bulgarian edition of FHM Magazine.

Society | February 20, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2025

Aerosmith Announce European Tour

Aerosmith is going to rock Europe in the summer, the band announced, giving the dates for its European tour that will visit nearly a dozen countries. The band's first European gig since 1999 will be preceded by concerts in Mexico, Argentina and the Unite

Society | February 20, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1992

Battibaleno Surprises Bulgarian Ladies with Spring/Summer 2007 Collection

The International Lady's ready-to-wear clothing brand Battibaleno presented its spring/summer 2007 collection at a fashion show in Sofia on Monday night.

Society | February 19, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3026

12-kilos Tumour Removed from Bulgarian Woman's Womb

Doctors from Bulgaria's Plovdiv University Hospital have removed a 12-kilogram tumour from the ovary of an aged woman on Monday. The patient is as 60-year-old woman from the country's south town of Kardzhali.

Society | February 19, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 789

Bulgarian Doctors Find New Year's Charms in Man's Stomach

Doctors have found two old coins in the stomach of a 70-year-old man who believes they were charms from the traditional New Year's banitsa. The man had to be treated for cirrhosis but tests showed that two foreign objects also needed to be removed from h

Society | February 19, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 898

Mumps Epidemic Looming in Bulgarian Parachute Unit

A total of eight soldiers from the military parachute unit in Bulgaria's city of Sliven have been hospitalized with mumps, Darik News reported. The infected are mostly men serving their mandatory military service, but there are some who are professional

Society | February 19, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 936

Sofia's Elite Gathers for "Vienna Ball"

Sofia's waltz lovers gathered for a night of glamour in a local rendition of Vienna's Opera ball.

Society | February 18, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1403

Bulgaria-Unearthed Temples A Millenium Older than Egypt Pyramids

Temples that archaeologists have unearthed in the eastern Rhodope Mountains in Bulgaria are about a thousand years older than the pyramids in Egypt and the Mesopotamian civilization, experts claim. Archaeologists Ana Raduncheva and Stefanka Ivanova said

Society | February 18, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 9657

Spice Girls Back on Stage

One of UK's most famous pop bands - the Spice Girls - will be back together on stage six years after they split up. The five women will sing at a big London charity concert in the autumn of 2007, Darik News revealed.

Society | February 17, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2731

Serbs on Quest for Bulgarian Brides

Serbian men have showed huge interest in taking wives from Bulgaria, Belgrade media reported. The interest for Bulgarian women has risen since the country joined the European Union.

Society | February 17, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2186

JF Kennedy's Assasination Window Auctioned for USD 3 M

The window that Lee Harvey Oswald supposedly used to kill ex-US president John Fitzgerald Kennedy from, was auctioned on Ebay for over USD 3 M. The window belonged to a man, whose family owned the building Oswald was hiding in, and she had all the necess

Society | February 17, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 949

Sofia Mayor Tuxes Up for Vienna's Opera Ball

Sofia Mayor Boyko Borissov forgot his usual leather jackets and jeans for a night of glamour and tuxedos in Austria. Borissov and his girlfriend Tsvetelina Borislavova were guests at the Vienna Opera Ball, by the invitation of the city's mayor Michael Ha

Society | February 17, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1079

French Shadow's History Enchants Bulgaria's Audience

French theater company cri-O presented their multimedia show "The history of a shadow that..." in Sofia, enchanting their audience with their mixture of circus art, music and plastic art.

Society | February 17, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1046

Bulgarian Acrobat To Shine At Venice Carnival

The Bulgarian acrobat Snezhina will be the star at a grand show in the La Fenice Theatre in Venice. The theatre will turn into a giant disco club during the Venice carnival and this will be the greatest event throughout the carnival.

Society | February 16, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 834

First Tourist Spaceship to Conquer the Galactic

The visitors of London's Science Museum have the chance to see a mock-up installation of the world's first tourist spaceship from February 14 until the end of the month.

Society | February 16, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1968

To Go

NATIONAL PALACE OF CULTURE... ... Saturday afternoon to see (or join) the pajama march of eco activists protesting the government's decision on the Natura 2000 lands.

Society | February 16, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 570

To Do

DISCOVER... ... a new cuisine in Sofia - Armenian, Turkish, Japanese, Serbian or Mediterranean - there is quite a choice.

Society | February 16, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 749

New Therapy for Familial Hypercholesterolemia Revealed

Research has revealed a promising new approach to cholesterol lowering in familial hypercholesterolemia. People with familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) run a very high risk of premature heart disease.

Society | February 16, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 910

Forks&Corks: Egg-Filled Tomatoes

Ingredients: 1 kg tomatoes, equal in size; 125 gr. fresh butter; 10 eggs; 150gr.

Society | February 16, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 746