New Playground Opened in Sofia

Sofia Mayor Boyko Borissov officially opened Friday a children's playground in front of the Georgi Asparuhov stadium.

Society | August 17, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1207

Fan Vigil Marks Elvis Anniversary

Thousands of fans have marked the 30th anniversary of Elvis Presley's death with a candlelight vigil at the singer's Memphis home, Graceland, BBC reported.

Society | August 16, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2530

Homosexual Contacts Up Number of HIV Positive Men in Bulgaria

Fifty-nine new cases of HIV positive Bulgarians have been added to the deadly statistics since the beginning of the year, taking the total up to 748. Men account for as many as 78% of the newly registered cases, showing a clear trend of increase as compa

Society | August 16, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2458

Britney Spears Caught in Lesbian Romp with Ex-Personal Assistant

The hot pop star Britney Spears was snapped while enjoying a lesbian romp in a swimming pool with her former personal assistant Shannon Funk. The pair was seen bathing topless, kissing and caressing each other and has even invited a couple of men to join

Society | August 16, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 40772

Medieval Jewellery Unearthed in Bulgarian Fortress

A team of Bulgarian archaeologists stumbled upon a golden adornment in the grave of a woman, who lived in the Middle Ages, on Wednesday, Darik News reported.

Society | August 15, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2579

Bulgarian Girl Wins 1st Prize in International Music Festival in Romania

The 11-year-old Teodora Gancheva from the Bulgarian coastal city of Varna won the first prize at the international music festival Tineretii in Romania, Darik News reported.

Society | August 15, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1782

Christians in Bulgaria Celebrate Virgin Mary Assumption

Bulgarians join August 15 the Christian world - Orthodox and Catholic - in celebrating one of the major religious holidays, the Assumption of Virgin Mary. According to Christian tradition the body and soul of Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ, was lifted

Society | August 15, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1399

Yet Another Ancient Tomb Unearthed in Bulgaria's Sozopol

A team of Bulgarian archaeologists unearthed Tuesday an ancient stone tomb, dated back to the 4th century BC, Darik News reported.

Society | August 14, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 7106

Avril Lavigne Runs around Naked when Drunk

The Canadian singer, who is married to Sum 41 rocker Deryck Whibley, admits she enjoys stripping off after a few drinks, Sunday Magazine reported. She said: "I've been known to run around naked when I'm drunk.

Society | August 14, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3142

Britney Spears's Ex-Husband Demands Full Custody over 2 Sons

The former husband of the pop icon Britney Spears has officially demanded the full custody over their two sons. Kevin Federline's lawyer sent a security expert to track down and subpoena Spears's assistant Alli Sims, who is also the singer's cousin.

Society | August 13, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 7837

Baby Spice Gives Birth to Baby Boy

The Spice Girl Emma Bunton gave birth to her first child on Friday in a private hospital in London.

Society | August 13, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3074

Bulgaria Marks International Youth Day

Bulgaria's State Youth and Sport Agency organized Sunday numerous entertaining events to mark the 7th International Youth Day. The celebrations in the capital city of Sofia began with paintball, badminton and Frisbee competitions, which took place in Ale

Society | August 13, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1724

Perseid Meteor Shower Puts on Light Show Overnight in Bulgaria

Thousands of Bulgarians watched the spectacular Perseides annual meteor shower during the weekend. The Perseids, which streak through the sky every summer, appeared brighter than usual because of a new moon.

Society | August 13, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2706

World Marks Left-Handers' Day

This Monday is International Left-Handers' Day, an event that has been in the calendar since 1992. It was launched by the Left-Handers Club to raise awareness of the advantages and disadvantages of being left-handed in a right-handed world, and is celebr

Society | August 13, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1009

Bulgarian Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Ivan Suvanjieff, rock singer, painter, peace-pusher and son of a Bulgarian immigrant, has been nominated for the 2008 Nobel Peace Prize. Suvanjieff and his partner, Dawn Engle, have been running for eleven years already PeaceJam, an educational foundatio

Society | August 12, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2023

Music Legend Remembers Youth at Jazz Fest in Bulgaria's Bansko

Bulgaria's legendary singer Kameliya Todorova staged Friday evening a concert to remember in the framework of the jazz festival in the resort town of Bansko. The prima of the jazz music in Bulgaria sang songs she performed in the beginning of her carrier

Society | August 11, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1664

Pasta Primavera

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Society | August 10, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1222

Bulgarian Doctor to Launch Experimental Asthma Treatment in Cave

Asthma treatment in one of the largest caves in Bulgaria, Magura, results to be highly successful, the head of the allergy department of the Alexandrovska Hospital said on Friday for Darik News.

Society | August 10, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1572

J Lo Wins USD 500,000 Lawsuit against Ex-husband

Jennifer Lopez, the actress and singer, has won more than USD 500,000 in arbitration from an ex-husband who threatened to publish an account of their short-lived marriage.

Society | August 10, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1263

Freed Palestinian Doctor Weds Bulgarian Beloved

Palestina-born doctor Ashraf al-Hadjudj has surprisingly asked his Bulgarian beloved if she wants to marry him and received her affirmative answer at Sofia Airport on Thursday.

Society | August 10, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2311

Bulgarian Pop Singer Storms MTV Charts

The MTV production World Chart Express will air in its next edition on Saturday for the first time the video of the Bulgarian pop singer Vessy.

Society | August 9, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4207
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