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Bojinov Makes Fresh Celebrity Move

Bulgaria's Valeri Bojinov has made a fresh move to prove he is just as infatuated with celebrity lifestyle as with football. Right in the midst of a deal that sent him from Fiorentina to Juventus, the young striker found the time to star in an advertisin

Society | July 11, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2568

Billy Idol Lands in Bulgaria, Heads for Seafood

Rock megastar Billy Idol landed in Bulgaria in the wee hours of Tuesday morning and headed straight for his hotel room where tasty seafood and beer bottles were already waiting. Idol was about to shake seaside Kavarna later in the evening, but not before

Society | July 11, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1323

Bulgarians Think Gays are Sick - Expert

Many Bulgarians believe that homosexuality is a kind of sickness, a recognized local sexologists has said. Rumen Bostandzhiev also revealed that many took gays for potentially dangerous because of their sexuality.

Society | July 11, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 537

Bulgaria Anticipating Billy Idol Rock Tumult

Rock megastar Billy Idol was expected to land in Bulgaria Monday, a day ahead of his huge concert in Kavarna.

Society | July 10, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1039

Hats, Horses Compete in Grace in Sofia

Some fifty models of hat masterpieces entertained spectators to the latest horse riding competition held in Sofia.

Society | July 10, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 949

Bulgarian, 21, Delivers "Giant" Baby

A young Bulgarian woman from northwestern Lom has delivered a "giant" baby, according to Monday's press. Baby boy Ventsi weighted five kilograms when he took his first breath on Sunday.

Society | July 10, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 652

Thracian Settlement in Central Bulgaria Stuns Archaeologists

A Thracian settlement, dating back to the 5th century BC, was uncovered near the village of Vassil Levski, the municipality of Karlovo, Central Bulgaria. The site covers an area of 25 decares and includes a fortified wall and a number of Greek utensils,

Society | July 9, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1964

Bulgaria Brings to New Life 13th Century Frescoes

A large-scale initiative has run to the rescue of Bulgaria's 13th-century frescoes of the Boyana church, resuming restoration works in UNESCO's World Heritage Site. The Boyana church is more than 700 years old.

Society | July 8, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2353

9-Year-Old Girl Gives Birth in Brazil

A 9-year-old gave birth to a baby girl in the Amazon jungle after undergoing a Caesarean section earlier this week, authorities announced. It is suspected that the pregnancy may have been the result of rape.

Society | July 8, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2333

"Globalisation" Inventor Dies

Theodore Levitt, the former Harvard Business Review editor who coined the term "globalisation" died aged 81. Levitt who had been battling prostate cancer died at his home in Belmont last Wednesday.

Society | July 7, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 689

Bulgaria Decides to Pay for All Childbirths

All Bulgarian women will have free medical aid during childbirth, even if they don't have a health insurance. That was decided on Friday by lawmakers.

Society | July 7, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 676

Sofia to Build Mozart Statue

Sofia's mayor Boyko Borissov has shared an idea to install a statue of Mozart in the city, media reported Friday. Borissov was meeting the head of the National Palace of Culture, Hristo Drumev, to receive from him an award for helping the culture center

Society | July 7, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 572

Health: Indian Enjoys Skull-Off Life

An Indian man has lived on after a sizeable chunk of his skull fell off, world media broke. Section of electrician Sambhu Roy's skull fell off on Sunday, months after he suffered an electric shock.

Society | July 7, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 732

Forks and Corks: Broccoli and Tortellini Salad

6 slices bacon 20 ounces fresh cheese-filled tortellini

Society | July 7, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 576

Bulgarian World Heritage Needs EUR 75,000 for Renovation

Bulgaria's Boyana Church, which is one of UNESCO's world heritages, needs BGN 150,000 for its renovation. A special donation campaign was launch to collect the sum.

Society | July 6, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 892

New Sofia Gallery Brings Giants Together

Paintings by Bulgaria's legendary Vladimir Dimitrov "The Master" and Zlatyu Boyadzhiev will be among the top exhibits at a new art gallery in Sofia, local media revealed Thursday. The Lorane art spot is owned by Lavren Petrov, grandson of renowned artist

Society | July 6, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 647

Sophia Loren Agrees to Pose Nude

Italian actress Sophia Loren has agreed for her first ever nude shot in the next Pirelli calendar, Italian media reported.

Society | July 5, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 91075

DJ Party Sells out Fashion in Sofia

A first of its kind DJ Sale Party amazed guests of Sofia's Chervilo night bar on Tuesday displaying a long queue of top fashion brands.

Society | July 4, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 947

Ramazzotti Mega Show Sets Sofia on Fire

Eros Ramazzotti and his sensual pop made the night for thousands of Bulgarians at Sofia's Locomotiv stadium on Monday. The promised multimedia super-show didn't disappoint the fervent fans and they saw a dream come true for more than two hours.

Society | July 4, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1475

Sofia Weather Does Not Agree with Ramazzotti, PM Meeting Scrapped

Eros Ramazzotti scrapped his unofficial meeting with Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev after feeling sick, it emerged hours ahead of the Italian star's major multimedia show in Sofia. Stanishev had prepared a special gift for the Italian heartbreaker, repo

Society | July 3, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 958

Rotten Weather in Bulgaria Chases Away Nazareth

The torrential rains that disrupted the holiday of many tourists at the seaside on Sunday have now stricken a blow to all Nazareth fans in the country. The stadium where Nazareth's concert was supposed to be held on Wednesday has been flooded and there w

Society | July 3, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1131