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Health: Coffee May Cut Cirrhosis Risk

Drinking coffee seems to protect alcohol drinkers from liver disease, a new study suggests. Every daily cup of coffee reduced the incidence of cirrhosis, a condition that destroys liver tissue, by 22 percent, according to researchers at the Kaiser Perman

Society | June 16, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 590

World Football Readable in New Encyclopedia

The newest encyclopedia on the Bulgarian book market has taken on the heavy duty to trace back the history of the most popular game in the world.

Society | June 15, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 573

6 Bulgarian Books Compete for "Novel for the Year"

Six books reached the final of the in the third edition of the contest "Bulgarian Novel of the Year". From all 67 novels of Bulgarian authors issued in 2005 the four-member jury picked Boyan Biolchev's "Veroe's Amazon", Valeri Stefanov's "The lost donkey

Society | June 15, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 947

Quadruplets Born at Bulgaria's Seaside

For the first time in two years, quadruplets were born in Bulgaria's seaside hotspot of Varna, media reported. The three girls and one boy took their first breath around noon on Wednesday, in the local obstetrics unit.

Society | June 15, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 725

Da Vinci's Inventions Display to Visit Bulgarian City

An exhibition featuring various inventions by the genius Leonardo Da Vinci will open in Bulgaria's Southern city of Sliven in July. For three months the citizens of Sliven and guests would be able to enjoy Da Vinci's scale model of a plane that some clai

Society | June 15, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 880

Bulgaria Welcomes Teen's Debut Novel

A 17-year-old Bulgarian presented Wednesday his first novel in Sofia. Anguel Petrov's "Where Did Shan-Halam-Achuk Go?" is said to be a historical adventure story, and stretches over 300 pages.

Society | June 14, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 648

World Champs Enjoy Sting in Bulgaria

Ice dancing superstars Albena Denkova and Maxim Staviski were among the Bulgarians who enjoyed Sting live this week, press reports said. The world champions were among 20 000 fans who were part of Monday's show in seaside Nessebar.

Society | June 14, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1006

Art Invites Olympics to Bulgaria

Bulgarian poster artists have unleashed their creativity to promote the country's Winter Olympics bid, media said Tuesday. Almost 50 projects competed for the opportunity to present the Sofia candidature to host the Games in 2017.

Society | June 13, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 419

Bellissima Eva to Open Italian Fashion Spectacle in Sofia

Organizers of an Italian fashion extravaganza at Sofia's largest shopping complex have chosen a Bulgarian model to open the show. Eva Paunova will be the first face of a show in the newly opened Mall of Sofia.

Society | June 13, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1815

20,000 Groove with Old Sting Hits in Bulgaria

About 20,000 people gathered in Nessebar at Bulgaria's seaside despite the crummy weather to see rock legend Sting live Monday night, SNA reporters witnessed. Sting, who looks amazingly well for his 54 years of age, surprised the audience with a medley o

Society | June 13, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1590

Bulgaria to Launch Survivor Show

Sixteen Bulgarians will be flown to a Caribbean island to put their survival skills to a tough test. That emerged Monday, after media reported that Bulgaria was readying for its first season of the world-famous Survivor reality show.

Society | June 12, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1370

Sting Steps at Bulgaria's Seaside

Bulgaria's southern seaside has welcomed rock legend Sting, local media reported on Monday afternoon. On the same evening, Sting hits the stage in the picturesque resort town of Nessebar, as part of the Broken Music tour.

Society | June 12, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1413

Bulgaria's Rap Hero Back with 12th Album

Bulgaria's most popular rap star, Misho Shamara, has released his 12th album Monday, hoping to recover his fame that has notably faded in recent years. The music veteran has given a daring name to his creation - "Love Your Fellows, Lick The Ones You Love

Society | June 12, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 753

Rapper 50 Cent Brings Lovely Reinforcement to Bulgaria

Hip Hop star 50 Cent will be bringing serious support for his gig in Bulgaria - the rappers from G-Unit, Virginia Records announced. G-Unit's only lady - rap jewel Olivia will join 50 Cent onstage for their hit Candy Shop.

Society | June 12, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5940

Boys Top 60th Tony Awards

Alan Bennett's The History Boys and a biographical musical about 1960s group The Four Seasons "Jersey Boys" dominated this year's 60th edition of the Tony Awards in New York.

Society | June 12, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 608

Sting's Broken Music Tour Arrives in Bulgaria

Bulgarian Black Sea resort Nessebar is to draw the international attention upon itself as music fans from Bulgaria and the other countries are gathering there for the big gig of rock legend Sting. The Broken Music tour moved on to Bulgaria and the Black

Society | June 12, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 888

Sofia Promotes Healthy Walking

Officials, businessmen, athletes and many guests and residents of Sofia took on sneakers Sunday and joined a cross-city march.

Society | June 11, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 373

Children to Rejoice in Int'l Sofia Venue

Twenty-seven years since opening the memorial "Zname na mira", more than 3000 children will come to Sofia and take part in the International Children Assembly June 17. The monument largely associated with the communist era of Bulgaria was built up by Lyu

Society | June 11, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 468

Bulgarian Church Hails Pentecost

Fifty days after Easter Bulgarian Orthodox church is feasting Pentecost (Whitsunday), also called Holy Trinity.

Society | June 11, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 576

Quest Launched for Greatest Bulgarian of All Times

The state-run Bulgarian National Television (BNT) has given the start to a nationwide campaign for picking up the "Great Bulgarians". The initiative follows the example of BBC, whose campaign of "Great Britons" featured Winston Churchill, Isambard Kingdo

Society | June 10, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 762

Stanishev Invited Tete-a-Tete with Eros

Bulgaria's prime minister has received an invitation for a tete-a-tete meeting with Eros Ramazzotti whose July 3 concert is much awaited here.

Society | June 10, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 956