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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: 9669

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: 2733

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

Bulgaria's Versace Fans Can Now Shop in Sofia

Versace opened its first boutique in Bulgaria on Thursday, thus adding another option for haute couture shoppers in the Balkan country. Although the Versace family already has a shop in Sofia, it presents only their Versus brand, which is targeted more t

Society | February 16, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3268

Bulgaria Takes the Cake at International Chef Competition

Bulgaria obtained the first place in the international competition of chef artists "Artistica 2007", which took place in the Italian fair town of Rimini from February 10 to February 13. The three Bulgarian chefs won two golden and two silver medals.

Society | February 16, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 987

Bulgaria's Most Devoted Tourist Prized with Air Flight

Bulgaria's Tourists Union will award one lucky tourist with an airplane flight over the country in August. The lucky fellow will be chosen among all who participated in the initiative "Get to Know Bulgaria" and among those who managed to gather 100 stamp

Society | February 15, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1465

Bulgarian Christmas Charity Initiative Raises Record Revenues

The charity initiative " The Bulgarian Christmas 2006" is the most successful of all, compared to previous three years, country's president announced at a meeting for accounting the donations on Thursday. The sum, set at more than BGN 2,6 M, has been col

Society | February 15, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1011

Murdered Bulgarian Tycoon's Widow "Chummy with Berlusconi"

Darina Pavlova, wife of murdered MG Corporation founder Iliya Pavlov may be having an affair with Silvio Berlusconi Bulgarian media reported. Pavlova, who is considered to be among the top five richest Bulgarians, often travels to Milan where she is som

Society | February 15, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3381

Prince William to Ring Wedding Bells, Leaves Fans Heartbroken

Thousands of women all over the world are heartbroken because the British prince William announced he is going to marry his girlfriend Kate in July 2008 after five years of secret relationship. The wedding was planned to take place this autumn but it was

Society | February 14, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3086

Bulgarian Scientists "Calculated" Date of Genesis Flood

Bulgarian scientists claim they have calculated the exact date of the Genesis Flood. Oceanographer Petko Dimitrov says that the great flood took place exactly on February 17, 7575 years ago.

Society | February 14, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1546