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Sofia Residents Returning from Vacation Block Major Motorway

Residents of the Bulgarian capital taking advantage of the four-day break to vacation outside the city have blocked one of the country's major motorways late on Tuesday. A line several kilometres long was reported at the entrance of the Vitinya tunnel on

Society | May 1, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1718

Ancient Roman Town Ruins Found in Bulgaria

Bulgarian archaeologists have unearthed the remains of an early Roman town near the village of Gorsko Ablanovo, 30 kilometers south of Russe, Bulgaria's national television reported on Tuesday. Initial artefact finds include a bronze duck figurine of a p

Society | May 1, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 9840

Bulgaria's VIP Brother Winner at Loss over BGN 100,000

The literally unknown housewife, who shockingly defeated a hot pop-folk star in Bulgaria's second edition of VIP Brother, has no idea how to splurge the BGN 100,000 that she pocketed.

Society | April 30, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2262

Bulgaria's Famous Director Grisha Ostrovsky Dies at 89

Grisha Ostrovsky, one of Bulgaria's best directors of all times, passed away at 89. Born in 1918 in Paris, Ostrovsky came to play a crucial role on the theatre stages and sets of the late-starting movie industry of Bulgaria.

Society | April 30, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1858

Prisoners Beg Forgiveness in Bulgaria's Oldest Monastery

Inmates from Bulgaria's Stara Zagora prison visited Sunday the Rila Monastery to pray for forgiveness for the crimes they committed, Bulgarian Telegraph Agency informed.

Society | April 29, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1840

World Famous Violinist Shlomo Mintz Stages Concert in Sofia

The famous Israeli virtuoso Shlomo Mintz, whose palying is considered to be equal to Paganini's, will close Sunday the 7th European Music Festival in Sofia's Bulgaria Hall with a special concert.

Society | April 29, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2071

Sofia Bursts into International Explosion of Colours, Sounds

Twenty-six folklore ensembles from twelve counties joined the international festival of authentic folklore, which kicked off in Sofia on Saturday.

Society | April 28, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1357

Luc Besson's Hitman Disrupts Traffic in Downtown Sofia

Many drivers will be forced to change their route in downtown Sofia over the weekend, when key boulevards and streets will be closed for the latest movie of legendary French director Luc Besson. Parking will be forbidden on chunks of Batenberg and Saint

Society | April 28, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1868

Shocker Win for Housewife Over Folk Diva in Bulgaria's VIP Brother

Bulgaria's second edition of VIP Brother ended with the surprising narrow win of housewife who was literally unknown to the public before the show over one of the hottest pop-folk stars in the country. Winner Hristina joined the show later on to marry B

Society | April 27, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2028

Forks&Corks: Apple Raisin Bread

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups flour 2 tsp.

Society | April 27, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1182

UFOs Spotted over UK, France on Same Day

A commercial airline pilot has reported seeing two unidentified flying objects in the sky near Guernsey Island, England, on Monday, BBC informed.

Society | April 27, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3057

97% of Bulgarians Back Ban on Smoking- Survey

More than 97% of the Bulgarians support a full or partial ban on smoking at public places, an inquiry, conducted by the EU shows. The campaign for establishing the citizens' attitude toward the harmful activity was organized by the EU Health Commissioner

Society | April 27, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2303

Love Is Alchemy of Bulgarian Golden Skating Couple's Success

Bulgaria's double world ice-skating champions Albena Denkova and Maxim Staviski presented Thursday their biographical book in a bookstore downtown Sofia. The book, called "Love is Alchemy of Success", was written by Lubomir Todorov.

Society | April 26, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1964

Pamela Anderson to Adopt Russian Child

The mega star Pamela Anderson wants to adopt a child from Russia. The actress from "Baywatch" was bewitched by the children in an orphanage outside of Moscow, which she visited last year.

Society | April 26, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2131

Anna Nicole's Baby Free to Travel with Daddy

The court has granted Larry Birkhead permission to take his and Anna Nicole Smith's daughter Dannielynn with him to the United States. A DNA test revealed that Birkhead was the biological father of the baby and ended a long string of speculations on the

Society | April 26, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2115

Legendary Guitarist Gary Moore to Move Bulgaria on Europe's Day

One of the best guitarists ever Gary Moore is to stage a free concert at Sofia's Batenberg Square on the Europe's day May 9. The event is part of the celebrations of the Day of Europe, whish will be held under the patronage of Bulgaria's Prime Minister S

Society | April 25, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1693

Marble Phrygian Goddess Statue Discovered in Bulgaria

Bulgarian archaeologists found Wednesday a 30-centimeter-long marble statue of the Phrygian goddess Cybele in the seaside town of Balchik. The rare find was unearthed during excavation works, done because of the construction of a new private hotel.

Society | April 25, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 10380

Intl Car Caravan Promotes Black Sea Highway Ring, Arrives in Bulgaria

The international car caravan, which aims at popularising the highway ring to be constructed on the Black Sea coast, arrived Wednesday in Bulgaria's city of Plovdiv. Bulgaria's Deputy Transport Minister Georgi Petarneychev welcomed the car line, which st

Society | April 25, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2618

Spiderman Premiere to Offer Treats for Sofia Climbers

Sofia citizens who enjoy climbing will be thrilled to find out that a special wall will be mounted at Cinema City for the premiere of the new Spiderman movie. Those who get a ticket for the movie will be allowed a go at the wall, located in Mall of Sofia

Society | April 25, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1070

Half of Bulgaria's Population Suffers from Obesity

More than half of Bulgaria's population suffers from obesity, Svetlozara Ilieva from the Association of Studying obesity and obesity-related diseases said on Tuesday.

Society | April 24, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1373

Bulgarians Swooned by Spanish Social Ad

Audience in Sofia had a chance to see and judge some of the finest representatives in Spain's art of advertising and settled on a social ad. Titled "Roots", the ad was on display along with dozens of others during the exhibition of professional Spanish a

Society | April 24, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2106
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