Germany's Shermine Shahrivar, 22, won the finals of Miss Europe 2005 contest held in Paris. Beauties from a total of 36 countries rivalled for the crown Saturday night at the Paris Sports Palace.
Bulgarian scientists have revealed the ambition to run for the major John Templeton Award in the Science and Religion field. Next year the Bulgarian researchers will have a fair chance for winning, according to the dean of the Faculty of Theology with So
It seems that aspirin can save healthy women's lives by preventing strokes but not heart attacks in middle-age women and that it can prevent both in women 65 and older. The Women's Health Study involving nearly 40,000 healthy nurses was the first major l
Bulgaria's Antarctic explorers offered a unique video show with pictures shot during the latest Tangra expedition on the southest continent. Alpinists Lyubomir Ivanov, who is also chairing over the Atlantic Club, and Everest-topper Doychin Vassilev exhib
Bulgarian fans of the Harry Potter sequence are hoping that the sixth book will be on the local market this year, media said. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince will be released in the UK and other English-speaking states on July 16.
Famous conceptual artists, Bulgaria-born Christo and his wife Jeanne-Claude were conferred the Doris C. Freedman Award, a yearly honor given to a person or organization "that greatly enriches the public environment.
The new government of Ukraine has been accused of committing the same crime that the corrupt regime it replaced was found guilty of vote-rigging in the Eurovision Song Contest, which is to be held in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, in May. The Independent r
Bulgaria's Central Bank will introduce a new silver coin with a nominal of BGN 10 dedicated to the 12th Winter Olympic Games. The Olympic coin is dedicated to the short track discipline, bank officials announced.
Finnish security company F-Secure has announced the increased threat of a global mobile phone virus. The new virus named Commwarrior can spread globally via the Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) and also by replicating through Bluetooth technology, the
Bulgaria joined Tuesday international Women's Day celebrations, with the gentlemen pampering their loved ones with flowers and small gifts. The traditional holiday has been celebrated worldwide every March 8.
Bulgarian clarinet whiz Ivo Papazov has won the annual BBC Radio 3 World Music Audience Award. The vote favoured Papazov as opposed to the Chehade Brothers (Palestine), Enzo Avitabile & Bottari (Italy) and Mercan Dede (Turkey).
MTV Europe has once again succumbed to the magic of Bulgarian music, as a Bulgarian-text hit of D2 & Deo will be played on World Chart Express. First appearance on MTV air is expected on Saturday, at around 10:00 am, and again on Sunday, about 8:00 pm, B
The Eiffel Tower was due to remain closed to visitors after bitterly cold weather in France left the monument with black ice on its metal floors, a spokesman said. It was the second day in a row that one of Paris' most visited monuments kept its doors sh
In 2005 Bulgarian archaeologists will aim at discovering the body of the ancient Thracian king Seutus III, the archaeologist Georgi Kitov said Friday.
Bulgaria-born Christo and Jeanne-Claude's free art display "The Gates" far surpassed expectations, generating USD 254 M for New York City, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced, as the project drew to its end. More than 7,500 of the 16-foot-high gates, hung
Mike Leigh's movie "Vera Drake" with three Oscar nominations, opens the 9th International Sofia Film Fest on Friday. The picture has been nominated for Best Director category, Best Actress for Imelda Staunton, original script for Mike Leigh.
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