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Bulgarians Not Keen on Learning Foreign Languages - Survey

Bulgarians and Swedes are the least enthusiastic about learning a second foreign language across the EU, an Italian foundation survey shows. Only 27% of their population is interested in speaking and learning more than one foreign language, says the foun

Society | January 26, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1639

Thai Delicacies at Hand in Sofia's Piccadilly Stores

Tastes and savours from all over Thailand can be found at hand in Sofia's Piccadilly chain of stores. Culinary products of sophisticated taste and creativity with exquisite taste will be offered for degustation within the Days of People's Cuisine opened

Society | January 25, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1037

Bird Flu Returns to EU through Hungary

Hungarian authorities have reported an outbreak of bird flu in the south-east of the country, the first instance of the virus in the EU since August, the European Commission said. "The European Commission has been informed by the Hungarian authorities to

Society | January 25, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1493

Ancient Songs of Wine Enchant Bulgarians

Sofia became the stage of a real wine feast on Wednesday, when ancient songs for the enchanting drink took the audience in the Altera art center on a journey through centuries of wine-praising. Starting with some of the oldest known songs in praise of wi

Society | January 25, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1288

UK's The Cure on Highest Demand for Concert in Bulgaria

UK alternative rock band The Cure organized an inquiry among their fans to find out where they are most wanted for a concert, part of their world tour.

Society | January 24, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 983

Novinite.com Family Grows by One Little Wonder

The family of Novinite.com grew with one more member on Wednesday, but it will be years before baby Eva will be able to join the team.

Society | January 24, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1070

Bulgarian Ex-Prostitutes to Create Haute Couture in Rome

Young Bulgarian women who were placed in Italian rehabilitation structures after being forced to prostitute will join the 2007 Spring/Summer Haute Couture in Rome. The initiative AltaModa, organized by the Alta Roma fashion association, has been opened t

Society | January 24, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1275

Bulgaria in the Grips of Flu

Twelve out of 26 district areas in Bulgaria were pronounced in "flu holidays" after the number of patients with the disease steadily crept up. The emergency holidays in all schools in these regions will be in place until Friday, January 26, the Education

Society | January 24, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1056

Musical Tops Oscar Nominations for 2006

The Oscar nominations for 2006 are topped by the musical Dreamgirls, which leads contenders with eight nominations. The drama movie Babel scores second with seven nominations, including picture and acting honors for two newcomers on the US screens.

Society | January 23, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3089

2.8% of Bulgaria's Population Down with the Flu

About 2.8 percent of the people in Bulgaria's population have contracted the flu that has been plaguing the country in the past couple of weeks.

Society | January 23, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 791

Bulgaria's Flu Epidemic to Peak in Days

Bulgaria will most likely see the peak of its flu epidemic for the year in the end of the week, doctors have predicted. Angel Kunchev from the Health Ministry's anti-epidemic department told Darik News he expected that the flu would also spread to the no

Society | January 23, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 699

Scandalous Novel Mars Bulgaria's Ex-Vice President Memory

A scandalous novel by the adopted daughter of late poetess and vice president of Bulgaria Blaga Dimitrova has hit the market amid public outcry and grave doubts of credibility. Hanna Dimitrova is a Vietnamese, who comes to Bulgaria after Dimitrova's visi

Society | January 22, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1226

Bulgaria's Darik Radio Marks Birthday with Special Programme

Bulgaria's Darik Radio had a special festive programme and many surprises for its audience on Monday when the popular medium celebrated its 14th birthday. The celebrations went under the motto "The difference is in the radio", and the audience was treate

Society | January 22, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1240

Bulgaria Tops Europe's Record High Temperatures

Temperatures in northern Bulgaria exceeded 20 degrees marking a new wintertime heat record on Sunday. The mercury hit 21 degrees centigrade in Pleven, outracing the 1948 record of 21 degrees.

Society | January 21, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1509

Commissioner Kuneva Destines Bulgaria's First EU Baby

EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva and Labour Minister Emilia Maslarova destined all the best to Bulgaria's first and last babies born on the threshold of the New Year. At a special ceremony on Sunday, commissioner Kuneva wished baby Denitsa Nikolaeva and he

Society | January 21, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1254

Sofia's Health Authorities Alert of Flu Epidemic

Sofia will be in a state of flu epidemic as of January 22, the Regional Health Inspection has announced.

Society | January 19, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 966

First Bulgarian on MTV to Shoot Video in Havana

The first Bulgarian that ever made it to the MTV news charts is going to Havana to shoot the video to her latest song "Don't Say No". Svetla Ivanova is leaving on Wednesday with the reassurance that the English-language version of the song titled "No, no

Society | January 19, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1217

Cream Zucchini Soup

INGREDIENTS: 2 medium zucchini (400 g), washed, cut in cubes

Society | January 19, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 834

To Go

SOFIA ARTS GALLERY... ...where models of some of Leonardo daVinci's greatest inventions are on display.

Society | January 19, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 604

To Do

GET... ...a flu shot, before the epidemic hits Sofia full throttle.

Society | January 19, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 417

Novinite.com Readers Make Their Own Good News

Novinite.com editorial staff and its readers once again proved they make a great team together.

Society | January 19, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 752