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"American Pie" Star Contracted Hepatitis in Bulgaria - Father

"American Pie" actress Natasha Lyonne, who is fighting for her life in the intensive care unit of a New York hospital with hepatitis C, has contracted the disease in Bulgaria, her father claims. Lyonne, 26, reportedly suffers from a heart infection and c

Society | August 21, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 7180

Sofia Displays Matchless Silver Jewellery

A collection of fine silver jewellery was put on display in Sofia Saturday, drawing fashionmongers to the place. The Grita Gallery presented hand-made designer pieces by Ivo Katsarov, Vladimir Nikolov, Slaveyko Dimitrov, Bogdana Topreva and Ilia Kralev.

Society | August 20, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1237

Bulgarian Eco Living Promoted in Europe

Bicyclers from several countries will tour Europe to promote a Bulgarian ecological center. The twelve volunteers will start their tour from Switzerland on September 21, and finish it on October 15, the Bulgarian National Radio said.

Society | August 20, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 625

Beinsa Duno Followers Welcome New Year

Eight hundred followers of Master Beinsa Duno from five continents gathered to celebrate the first day of the new divine year in the Seven Lakes region in the Rila Mountain.

Society | August 19, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 863

Forks&Corks: Strawberry Sorbet

Ingredients: 3/4 cup sugar

Society | August 19, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 361

Bulgaria Hunts for Supermodels

The campaign for choosing Supermodel of Bulgaria 2005 kicked off Thursday, with strict rules for the candidates. Only ladies aged 14-21, at least 1.

Society | August 18, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4327

Bulgaria Honours "Miracle Worker" Day

Orthodox Christians in Bulgaria honour Thursday the famous hermit St Ivan Rilski, known as the Miracle Worker and also celebrated as the patron of Bulgaria. St Ivan Rilski founded the Rila Monastery some 1,000 years ago.

Society | August 18, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 590

Sofia Displays Large Gold Set

A unique gold treasure of more than 15,000 pieces was put on display in Sofia Wednesday. The National History Museum is showing the large set, which has been dated back to the III c.

Society | August 17, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1200

Big Brother Stuck with Too Many Candidates

The Bulgarian Big Brother producers will suspend the casting for new participants, as they have already received an overwhelming number of applications. More than 22,000 Bulgarians are vying to enter the house for the second season of the show.

Society | August 17, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 776

Madonna Injured in Horse Ride

Madonna was seriously injured on Tuesday, as she was out riding on her 47th birthday. Her spokeswoman described her as being "pretty banged about", Sky News reported.

Society | August 17, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 684

Morgan Freeman Movie Set Scares off Sofia Residents

The sets of the newest film of Hollywood star Morgan Freeman scared off Sofia residents taking a walk through the big Southern Park. A US graveyard constructed in the big park stunned the people passing nearby.

Society | August 17, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1033

Bulgaria Uncovers Newly Found Golden Treasure

All Bulgarian history lovers will be delighted Wednesday at the presentation of the newly found golden treasure at the Sofia's National History Museum. The treasure, which consists of some 15,000 golden pieces, has been unearthed by the young archaeologi

Society | August 17, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1413

New Virus Attacks Windows Flaws

A new virus targeting flaws in Microsoft's Windows operating system is circulating on the Internet. The Zotob virus is said to exploit security holes in Windows 95, 98, ME, NE, 2000 and XP platforms and can give hackers remote access to affected systems.

Society | August 16, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 784

Bulgaria's Outgoing FM Presents Livingston Isle Map

Bulgaria's outgoing foreign minister presented Tuesday a unique map of the Livingston island. Minister Solomon Passy presented the map prepared by the members of the Bulgarian expedition headed by doctor Lyubomir Ivanov.

Society | August 16, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 873

New Sex Scandal Hits Tyson

Notorious boxer Mike Tyson is facing new legal trouble after a reported incident in Italy. Florence Botoli, 33, has said that Tyson assaulted her at a nightclub, after she refused to have sex with him.

Society | August 15, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1633

Bulgarians Celebrate Virgin Mary's Day

Bulgarians joined the world Monday to mark one of the major Christian holidays - the Assumption of Virgin Mary. According to Christian tradition the body and soul of Mary, the mother of Jesus was taken into Heaven after the end of her earthly life.

Society | August 15, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 858

Symphony Farewell for Dutch Envoy in Sofia

The New Symphonic Orchestra mastered by the internationally-recognised American conductor Karl St. Clair performed Sunday evening to see off Dutch Ambassador to Sofia.

Society | August 15, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 646

Bansko Reels in Jazz Music Fest

The mountainous pearl of Bansko, nestled in Pirin, makes the best of summertime by attracting jazz fans from all over the world in August. The opening of 8th International Bansko Jazz Festival earlier in August brought in musicians from the Netherlands,

Society | August 14, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 960

Thracian Tomb Taken to Pieces, Removed to Save from Forays

A unique removal of a 2,600-year Thracian tomb was carried out in the town of Borovo, near the city of Russe. Archeologists decided on the transfer to the center of Borovo to save the ancient tomb from forays.

Society | August 13, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1744

Bulgarian Women, Food Please Morgan Freeman

Bulgaria's many beautiful women are what impressed me the most, acting ace Morgan Freeman said in Sofia Friday. The celebrity, who is now shooting "The Contract" in Sofia, held his first official meeting with the press since arriving last month.

Society | August 12, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2396

Bulgarian Plans to Turn the Red Planet Green

Bulgarian Margarita Marinova, a graduate student at the California Institute of Technology and co-author of a NASA study, is planning to turn the Red Planet into a green one, one that could support life.

Society | August 12, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 718