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Jarreau, Benson Givin' It Up in Bulgaria's Capital

A packed-full hall at Sofia's National Palace of Culture welcomed jazz legend Al Jarreau just a year after his first spectacular performance here. This time the hundreds of jazz fans were treated to a double portion of pleasure as Jarreau came together wi

Society | July 20, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1177

1,840 Britons Lived in Bulgaria in 2006

Bulgarian authorities issued extended stay visas to 1 840 Britons in 2006, a 60% increase compared to the previous year, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. In 2005, 1 152 Britons applied and received extended stay visas, which Bulg

Society | July 19, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1420

Record High Temperatures Burn Bulgaria's Danube Plain

The temperatures in six towns in Bulgaria's Danube plain reached Thursday their peak for over a century now, meteorologists reported. The mercury in the town of Belene zoomed up to 41,2C and in Veliko Tarnovo - to 39,9C.

Society | July 19, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2243

Phallus Throne Unearthed at Perperikon Rock Sanctuary in Bulgaria

Bulgarian archaeologists have added a throne with an upright phallus on it to their exciting collection of finds from the rock sanctuary of Perperikon, near Kardzhali in southern Bulgaria. Top archaeologist Nikolay Ovcharov, who unearthed the four-legged

Society | July 19, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 7512

Vitamin C Does Not Stop Colds - Study

Daily supplements of vitamin C have a very limited effect in preventing the common cold, the BBC reported on Wednesday, citing a review of 30 studies, which involved 11,350 people. The researchers at the Australian National University and the University

Society | July 18, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1691

Record-High Temperatures Sear Bulgaria

Sweltering residents across Bulgaria are in for another day of sizzling heat as temperatures are expected to set new records on Wednesday.

Society | July 18, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1482

Sizzling Hot Weather Curves Rails in Bulgaria

The sizzling weather that swept Bulgaria this month started to cause damages the transport infrastructure in Bulgaria's capital city of Sofia. The tram rails on major streets in downtown city have begun to curve, which could lead to heavy road accidents.

Society | July 17, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2106

Roman, Greek Head Sculptures Exhibited in Bulgaria

Copies of ancient Roman and Greek head sculptures are part of the unique thematic exhibition, which was opened Tuesday in the National Archaeological Museum in Sofia. The exhibition, called "The Head", includes antique portraits that belong to the host m

Society | July 17, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2487

Bulgaria Broils by End-July, Mercury Hits 42C over the Weekend

The sizzling weather that swept Bulgaria this month will reach its peak over the weekend, when the mercury will zoom up to 42C. The only safe haven from the heat will be the beaches along the Black Sea coast, where highs are set at up to 30-32C.

Society | July 16, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1572

Bulgarian Gold Rush Continues with Unique Gold Ring

The excavations of Bulgaria's best-known archaeologist Georgi Kitov have yielded a second major find in as many days on Sunday. After announcing the discovery of a golden mask and silver rhyton in a Thracian tomb on Saturday, Kitov is now making headline

Society | July 15, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5795

Bulgaria's Gold Rush Going Strong with New Thracian King Mask

A village in South-Eastern Bulgaria turned out to be harbouring a trove of buried gold treasure dating back to 4000 B.C.

Society | July 14, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3650

Last Harry Potter Book Bewitches Bulgaria Dec

The last book of the Harry Potter series will hit the shelves in Bulgaria on December 13 at the price of BGN 29,90, the publishers announced.

Society | July 14, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3606

Bulgaria's Ex-FM Headlines Trabant Festivities

Nearly fifty proud owners of Trabant cars gathered in downtown Sofia on Saturday to celebrate the 50th anniversary since the start of its manufacturing.

Society | July 14, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1744

Week in Advance

SATURDAY *** France celebrates Bastille Day ***

Society | July 13, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1093

Chocolate good for the heart - Study

Dark chocolate seems to lower blood pressure, but it requires an amount that is less than two Hershey's Kisses to do it, a small study suggests. The new research from Germany adds to mounting evidence linking dark chocolate with health benefits, but it's

Society | July 13, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1108

Slow Cooker Swiss Steak

Ingredients: 1/4 cup all-purpose flour

Society | July 13, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1556

Bulgarian Student Wins IT Balkaniada

Bulgaria's student Rostislav Rumenov ranked first at the Balkan Informatics Olympiad in Moldova's capital city of Chisinau. The champion is a student in a mathematics high school in the town of Shumen.

Society | July 13, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1309

World's Tallest Man Weds Woman 2/3rds His Size

The tallest man in the world married Thursday a woman, who is 2/3 shorter than him in a traditional Mongolian ceremony sponsored by at least 15 companies. A shop assistant, whose height is only 1,68, is the bribe of the 2,36-meter-tall Chinese national B

Society | July 12, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4035

Blond Beckham Family Makes Hot Photo Session

David Beckham and his wife Victoria dyed hairs blond and took off tops for shooting in a special photo session of "W" Magazine. The star family posed on a car bonnet, on lounge and even in the bathroom.

Society | July 12, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 13962

Bulgarian Top Striker Bozhinov's Girlfriend on Cover of Pregnancy Magazine

Bulgarian folk diva Alisia, who is pregnant from Fiorentina's striker and the player of the Bulgarian National Team Valeri Bozhinov, finally made her pregnancy public after posing for the cover of a lifestyle magazine, Gong.bg reported.

Society | July 11, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3709

Unique Cobra, Dragon Figurines Found in Bulgaria's Perperikon

Bulgarian archaeologists have found two unique ceramic figurines of a cobra and dragon heads as they continue excavation at the rock sanctuary of Perperikon, near Kardzhali in southern Bulgaria. The two figurines were part of the ornaments of a clay alta

Society | July 10, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 8893
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