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Sizzling Bulgarian Beer Ad Brings Chaos in Italy

A provoking billboard of Bulgarian Boliarka beer is causing chaos on the streets of the Italian city of Savona, reports say. Several accidents took place after citizens and drivers diverted their attention while leering at the billboard that portrays a w

Society | November 10, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1888

Bulgarian Musicians Shoot Low-Budget Strip Video

Two Bulgarian pop musicians shot a low-budget stripping video for a remix of their popular song "That's a hit", reports claim. The video cost them only BGN 1, as it was shot in a booth set up by a TV program, avtora.

Society | November 10, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2514

Copolla Shoots in Bulgaria

World-renowned movie director Francis Ford Coppola is in Bulgaria shooting his latest film in the country's Black Sea town Balchik. The director of such Hollywood classics as The Godfather, Apocalypse Now and Dracula began filming the adaptation of the 1

Society | November 9, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1620

Bulgarians are Champions in Lovemaking

Bulgarians are among the leading nations in the world when sex is concerned, a survey by condom producer Durex showed.

Society | November 9, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 7331

European Mission "Venus Express" Lifts Off

The European Space Agency (ESA) launched its maiden mission to Venus early on Wednesday.

Society | November 9, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 439

BBC: Bulgaria's Harry Potter Boy "Crowd Pleaser" at Premiere

Bulgaria's Harry Potter star was among the most gracious at the premiere of The Goblet of Fire, BBC wrote. Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy), Robert Pattinson (Cedric Diggory), Stanislav Ianevski (Viktor Krum) and David Tennant (Barty Crouch Junior and Doctor Wh

Society | November 8, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2615

Bulgarian Stars Sing for Medics Freedom in Libya

Dozens of Bulgarian music stars appealed for "Freedom for the Bulgarian Medics, Mercy for the Libyan Children" during a concert Monday evening.

Society | November 8, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 805

Archeologists Found Ancient Lighthouse of Alexandria Base

French archeologists have discovered the foundation of the ancient lighthouse of Pharos in Alexandria, the seventh wonder of the world. The director of the Alexandria national museum, Ibrahim Darwish, said that the lighthouse, which was destroyed by two

Society | November 7, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5103

Ananova: Asteroid Named after Bulgarian Gypsy Azis

A new asteroid is to be named after a transvestite gypsy folk singer from Bulgaria, the Ananova agency broke. The asteroid, which was spotted in the Taurus constellation, is likely to get the name Azis.

Society | November 7, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3888

Intracom Lends Helping Hand to University Students in Bulgaria

The first center for professional orientation was inaugurated Monday at the Sofia University "Saint Kliment Ohridski". The new center is part of the campaign for professional orientation for the university students, which is actively supported by Intracom

Society | November 7, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 857

Bulgarian Enrolled at Vatican Diplomacy Alma Mater

Bulgarian Catholic priest Yovko Pishtiiski has been enrolled for a two-year course of study at the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy, the Vatican Radio has reported. After graduation the young Bulgarian priest faces a promising carrier at the Vatican dip

Society | November 7, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 679

St. Petersburg's Waxworks Collection on Display in Sofia

The figures of the Bulgarian liberation heroes Vassil Levski and Hristo Botev joined the collection of the Sank Petersburg's museum of wax figures, which is displayed in Sofia.

Society | November 6, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 535

Latest Harry Potter Sequel Screened in London

Fans of the Harry Potter series are flocking to London's Odeon Leicester Square, where the world premiere of Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire will take place. The most eager fans have been waiting at the site since Saturday evening, the BBC says.

Society | November 6, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 670

Coppola Arrives in Bulgaria Nov 14 - Press

Top filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola will most probably arrive in Bulgaria on November 14, a local newspaper says. The director of The Godfather and Apocalypse Now will shoot scenes for his new project, Youth Without Youth, in seaside Balchik.

Society | November 5, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 575

Czechs Boast Europe Porn Leadership

Czech adult entertainment professionals are saying that the country has a large impact on the international market. "Prague in the past four years has become the biggest city for the adult industry in the whole of Europe, in terms of making movies," says

Society | November 5, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3128

Actor Omar Sharif Accused of Assaulting Valet

A Beverly Hills valet is suing actor Omar Sharif for physical assault.

Society | November 5, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 548

Google Library Displays Public Domain Books

Google Inc.'s Internet-leading search engine began serving up the entire contents of certain books and government documents.

Society | November 4, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 771

Robbie Williams Wins Best Male Act at MTV Europe Awards

Chart-topping British singer Robbie Williams won the prize for the Best Male act at the 12th annual MTV Europe Music Awards held on Thursday in the Portuguese capital Lisbon.

Society | November 4, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1509

Health: Electricity Poses "No Threat to Health"

There is no scientific proof exposure to electrical equipment causes ill health, say scientists.

Society | November 4, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 303

Science: Glow From 1st Stars Detected

Astronomers have detected a faint glow from the first stars to form in the Universe, Nature journal reports.

Society | November 4, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 402

National Geographic Makes Its Bulgarian Debut

Kenneth Garrett, the famous photographer of the "National Geographic", whose pictures and materials in the field of archeology, paleontology and ancient cultures are known across the world, is in Bulgaria. Garrett is in Sofia to join the celebrations for

Society | November 3, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 904