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Sofia Subway "Dressed Up" for Valentine's Day

Sofia Subway workers have dressed up the stations with heart-shaped balloons to up the mood for Valentine's Day. Although Bulgarians only started to mark lovers' day recently, February 14th has always been a revered holiday in the Balkan country.

Society | February 13, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1305

Robbie Williams Goes Into Rehab

Brit pop star Robbie Williams has entered rehab, Sky News reported. The former Take That member has developed an addiction to prescription drugs.

Society | February 13, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 963

Bulgarian Archaeologists Stake a Claim on Valentine's Day

Bulgarian archaeologists want to turn Valentine's Day into their professional holiday.

Society | February 13, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 658

Wagner's Granddaughter Opens Grand Concert in Sofia

The grand daughter of an influential German composer Richard Wagner is coming to Bulgaria to attend the grand concert, dedicated to the anniversary of Wagner's death. Verena Wagner - Lafferentz is visiting the country in the company of a delegation of me

Society | February 13, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1430

Former Italian MP Chairwoman Plays in Sado-Maso Session

The former chairwoman of the Italian Chamber of MPs made a photo session dressed in sado-maso clothes for the weekly "Gente". Irene Pivetti even coloured her hair yellow and cut it in punk style for the session.

Society | February 12, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1797

Cervical Cancer Vaccine Presented for 1st Time in Bulgaria

Bulgaria's National Centre for Infectious Diseases presented Monday the first in the world vaccine for prophylaxis of cervical cancer. Doctors from the centre injected the first vaccines to young women aged between 16 and 25.

Society | February 12, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2580

Bulgaria's Boy Band Hotties Cruise to Eurovision Final

Grupata, a recently formed boy band, shortlisted to compete for Bulgaria's song at Eurovision 2007 in Helsinki, used rollers, bicycles and skateboards to get to the building of the Bulgarian National Television Sunday afternoon. The boys started the shoo

Society | February 11, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2235

Bulgaria's Northern Town Sees Record-High Temperatures

People in the town of Veliko Tarnovo, Northern Bulgaria, sweated out their warmest February 11 for the last one hundred years with highs standing at 20C. Temperatures in the town of Pleven went up by 13C higher than the average for the season.

Society | February 11, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1130

Bulgaria's Thracian Gold Back Home

Three of Bulgaria's world-famous gold treasures dating back to Thracian times are back in Sofia after stirring a real sensation in Paris.

Society | February 10, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1034

Archaeology: Neolithic Romeo and Juliet Locked in Eternal Embrace

Just in time for Valentine's Day, which is a week away, is news of a rather romantic archaeological find, two skeletons from the Neolithic period embracing one another.

Society | February 9, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2243

Pets: Mini Pigs Craze

Mini pigs are normal pigs bred down from a fully-grown size of about 500kg to a manageable 50-70kg. They are great pets and workers, easy to train, affectionate companions and bond quickly to their new family, including other pets.

Society | February 9, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1421

Health: Risk of Skin Cancer Higher for Drivers

Drivers, who spend more time in the car, are exposed to a greater risk of coming down with cancer, scientists for the Saint Luis Medical University believe. Experts claim the exposure to sunrays that come through the car windows increases the risk of ski

Society | February 9, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1420

Forks&Corks: Gyuvetch

Ingredients: 2 tbsp Oil; 900g/2lb Braising Steak, cubed; 1 Large Onion, chopped; 600ml/20fl.

Society | February 9, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 689

To Go

VITOSHA MOUNTAIN... ...where you can ski and snowboard at last and even do so at night.

Society | February 9, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 675

To Do

GET... ...a nice, pricy present for your Valentine or...

Society | February 9, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 586

Sofia Cancels Flu Alert Febr 12

Sofia municipality will bring to an end the state of flu epidemics on February 12 as the number of citizens, who contracted the virus, started to steadily decrease.

Society | February 9, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 680

Monica Bellucci to Spend Valentine's Day in Sofia

Italian movie star Monica Bellucci will spend Valentine's Day in Sofia, Darik News revealed. The star from the Matrix and Malena will be in Sofia shooting a new movie and will spend the evening of February 14 in fish restaurant Ex'use Me.

Society | February 8, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 56322

Greeks Come to Bulgaria for Cremations

Greek citizens have started visiting Bulgaria not for tourism but to cremate their relatives, Ta Nea newspaper reported. Greeks chose Bulgaria because the service in the country is very easy and cheaper compared to other countries.

Society | February 8, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1175

Austria Exhibits XIX Century Bulgarian Books

Austria's National Library is devoting an exhibition to Bulgarian books printed in Vienna between 1845 and 1878 on Thursday. Bulgaria's Deputy Culture Minister Ina Kileva will officially open the exhibition in the Parade Hall of the library on Thursday.

Society | February 8, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 900

Bulgaria Opens National Conference on Health Care

Bulgaria's Health Minister Radoslav Gaydarski opened Wednesday the second national conference on informational and communication technologies in health care. Bulgarian and foreign specialist took part in the conference.

Society | February 7, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 811

Most Tickets for Bulgaria's "Vienna Ball" Sold Already

Most of the tickets for the charity "Vienna Ball" that is to take place in Sofia on February 17 have already been sold, organizers announced. A total of 320 tickets have already been snatched by Sofia's elite with just 30 more to go.

Society | February 7, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1009