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Lunar Eclipse Almost Wows Bulgarians

Bulgarians were treated to a rare phenomenon on Saturday night when a total lunar eclipse took place, one of only two to be visible from the country in 2007. The Sun, the Earth and the Moon lined up to create the celestial event.

Society | March 4, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5100

Mercury Creeps up to 23C in Bulgaria

Bulgarians and visitors to the south of the country are in for a nice and warm weekend as the mercury is expected to zoom up to 23C on Sunday. The spring-like temperatures will be the highest in the towns of Sandanski and Petrich, Southern Bulgaria, and

Society | March 3, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1201

Bulgarians Keep Eyes to the Sky for Lunar Eclipse

Bulgarians were treated to a rare phenomenon on Saturday night when a total lunar eclipse took place, one of only two to be visible from the country in 2007. The full eclipse, which coincided with Bulgaria's national holiday, was visible to the naked eye

Society | March 3, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2011

Heartaches Actually Bad for the Heart

Emotional pain and suffering also affects the body, scientists have discovered. People who are often plunged in depression and have strong sense of loneliness are subject to an increased risk of suffering from hear diseases, tests in Pittsburgh Universit

Society | March 2, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 807

Forks&Corks: Meatball Soup

Ingredients: * 1 lb Ground beef

Society | March 2, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 792

To Do

REMEMBER... ...the words of Bulgaria's national anthem in time for the Liberation Day of March 3.

Society | March 2, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 530

To Go

SOFIA FILM FEST... ...it is that time of the year again so if you are into on-screen experiments and not a fan of blockbusters, this is the place to be.

Society | March 2, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 720

Russian Oligarch Weds over Fear to Lose Bet

Russian oligarch Mihail Prohorov has decided to get married because he has betted he will become a husband before his 42nf birthday.

Society | March 2, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1323

Week in Advance

SATURDAY *** Bulgaria celebrates its national holiday, liberation from Ottoman yoke ***

Society | March 2, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 728

Beer-Throwing Fridge Invented

An inventor from the US has created a fridge that can throw cold beer cans to those who are too lazy to get off the couch.

Society | March 2, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2939

Sofia Bank Marks National Holiday With Giant Flag

On the occasion of Bulgaria's national holiday, celebrated on March 3, Corporate Trade Bank is wrapping up its head office downtown Sofia with Bulgaria's flag. The building will be wrapped with 13 white, green and red cloths, each of them having dimensio

Society | March 2, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1555

Angelina Jolie to Adopt Vietnamese Boy

Angelina Jolie is planning to add another international member to her family, this time a Vietnamese boy. Jolie has applied to adopt the child from an orphanage she visited last Thanksgiving, a government official confirmed Friday.

Society | March 2, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2355

Cosmic Sonde Returns Never Before Seen Views of Saturn

The cosmic sonde Cassini took unique pictures of the planet Saturn, showing views from above and under its rings, NASA reported. Cassini was fired ten years ago and the photos have been snapped during the past few weeks.

Society | March 2, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1877

2 More of Bulgarian-Born Quadruplets Die

Two more of the four brothers born Wednesday in Bulgaria's eastern city of Dobrich has passed away, while the only left sibling is still in danger, Darik News revealed. One of the quadruplets died earlier in the day.

Society | March 1, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1013

Bulgarian Astronomers Get Ready for Lunar Occultation of Saturn

Bulgaria will become a one-night stage of an astronomical event on Thursday night.

Society | March 1, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1129

7-year-old Bulgarian Grabs Gold at 14th World Children's Picture Contest

A seven-year-old Bulgarian boy won the gold on the 14th Annual World Children's Picture Contest. The boy, Venislav Angelov from Pleven also won the Golden Prize, which is highest honour of the competition, which took place in Japan's Tokyo.

Society | March 1, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1206

One of Bulgaria-Born Quadruplets Dies

One of the four brothers born Wednesday in Bulgaria's eastern city of Dobrich has passed away, while his siblings are still in danger, Darik News revealed. The quadruplets were born prematurely and all have brain hemorrhages, Dobrich neonatal ward head S

Society | March 1, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 859

Prisoners in Bulgaria Record Freedom Song

A group of five prisoners in Bulgaria's Kazichene near Sofia have recorded their dreams for freedom in a song. The predominantly rap piece titled 'there is no one next to you' was recorded along with a video that portrays the life of the prisoner.

Society | March 1, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 960

Baba Marta Comes to Bulgaria After Non-Existent Winter

Although winter was shy to demonstrate its vice this year with just a couple of scarce snowfalls, Bulgarians start anticipating on Thursday the coming of spring by following an ancient tradition - exchanging martenitsas. Eagerly followed on March 1 every

Society | March 1, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3318

Method Man, Iron Maiden To Thrill Bulgarian Audience

This week turned to be extremely exciting for Bulgarian music fans as it was announced that the heavy metal band Iron Maiden and the hip-hop star Method Man are to amaze the local audience. On March 25, the mega rap star Method Man will blow up Sofia's F

Society | February 28, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2308

Sax Diva Candy Dulfer Comes to Sofia

The world famous saxophonist Candy Dulfer and the women's jazz formation C.O.

Society | February 28, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1417