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Fashion: Shoe Clue for Spring/ Summer

Spring/ summer 2005 is expected to sparkle extremes when it comes to shoes - from flats to towering wedges. Flat peep toe sandals are the perfect match to knitted "I made it myself" styled tops.

Society | February 18, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 562

Health: Too Much Childhood TV Linked to Poor Adult Health

Children who watch television for more than two hours a day go into their adult years ripe with the risk factors that make them likely candidates for heart attack, stroke and other cardiovascular problems, New Zealand researchers report. Other studies ha

Society | February 18, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 604

Science: New, Rare HIV Strain Revealed

Following the appearance of an especially powerful and drug-resistant strain of AIDS in a New York City man, on Monday, US health officials announced they were looking for a man recently diagnosed with HIV who appears to harbour a strain similar to that f

Society | February 18, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 7853

Forks & Corks: Dessert Love

Active time: 15 min Start to finish: 1 3/4 hr 2 cups fresh or thawed frozen cranberries, 1 3/4 cups granulated sugar, 2 cups all-purpose flour, 2 teaspoons baking powder, 3/4 teaspoon salt, 1 stick (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, softened, 2 large eggs, 1 tea

Society | February 18, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 452

Prog Fates Warning Stage Live in Sofia

Progressive band Fates Warning (FW) exhilarated Bulgarian fans during their live performance Thursday in Sofia. When progressive rock first reared its head during the early 70s - it contained elements of hard rock, but few bands crossed the line into hea

Society | February 17, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 793

Sofia News Agency Photo Reporters Join Prestigious Exhibition

Sofia News Agency three photo reporters are among the participants in the prestigious "BG Press Photo 2004" exhibition that was opened Thursday evening in Sofia's Central Military Club. The photo reporters Yuliana Nikolova, Gergana Kostadinova and Kameli

Society | February 17, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 970

Bulgaria's Oldest Media Hosts Birthday Gala

Bulgaria's state-run news agency BTA, the oldest media in the country, invited colleagues and friends to a party for its 107th birthday Wednesday. The agency shared the gala with its lifestyle magazine Paraleli, launched 40 years ago.

Society | February 16, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1022

Christo Expected to Visit Sofia Next Year

Famous conceptual artists, Bulgaria-born Christo and his wife Jeanne-Claude, are expected to accept Sofia mayor invitation for staging their first ever exhibition here next year. The sensational news was broken by Sofia City Gallery director Vessela Rado

Society | February 16, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1083

Music Icon Launches Six-Song Multimedia

Bulgaria's living pop legend Lili Ivanova represented her first multimedia project to public audience on Tuesday evening.

Society | February 15, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1113

Love, Mama Top Most Beautiful Bulgarian Words

The words mama and love seem to be the words vested in most beauty in Bulgarian language, according to a local radio voting. Along with those two, "thanks" was also considered to be among the mostly frequented words in routine speech of Bulgarains.

Society | February 15, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1193

Bulgarian Model Conquers Maxim Mag

A Bulgarian fashion model has landed on the cover on the prestigious men's magazine Maxim, her agents disclosed. Madlena Kalinova is the star of the January issue in Germany.

Society | February 15, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5125

Unique Grape Sort Discovered in Bulgaria

Bulgarian historians discovered a grape sort unknown by now. The grape was found near the mythical Orpheus temple located in Southern Bulgaria.

Society | February 14, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1666

Quarrels over Bulgarian Eurovision Bid Go On

Heated debates continue in Bulgaria over the marred final of the local Eurovision contest. World media comments that following the chaotic events of the Bulgarian final in Sofia on Saturday night, lyricist for Slavi's entry, Rossen Petrov, claims that SI

Society | February 14, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1638

Sofia Photographers Capture Magic of Love

All lovers, willing to present their loved one a very special gift for Valentine's Day may do so by simply taking them in downtown Sofia, where their kisses will be captured forever by young photographers. The special initiative "Each Kiss on a Photo" is

Society | February 14, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 924

Late Ray Charles Conquers Grammy Awards

The late music legend Ray Charles was the star of the Grammy Awards held in Los Angeles, winning eight awards including record and album of the year.

Society | February 14, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 880

Bulgarian Homosexuals Allowed to Flight Discount

Bulgarian flag carrier Bulgaria Air has allowed homosexual couples to benefit from a special ticket discount, media said. The company's St Valentine's Day campaign offers flights for two at the price of a single ticket.

Society | February 14, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1844

Bulgarians Brace for Twin Feast of Love and Wine

February 14, the day of the sweethearts, though a catholic holiday, has been marked in Bulgaria informally since the fall of communism some fifteen years ago.

Society | February 14, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1161

Bulgarian State TV May Sue Top Show Host over Eurovision

The Bulgarian state TV channel does not rule out taking to court Slavi Trifonov, the runner-up in Bulgaria's Eurovision contest who blasted the vote as manipulated, reports say.

Society | February 13, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1406

Vote-Rig Claims "Tried to Ruin Bulgaria's Eurovision Bid"

Manipulation claims in the vote for Bulgaria's Eurovision bid rest on no proves and aim to ruin the event, according to the director general of state television BNT, which aired live the show Saturday night.

Society | February 13, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 848

Bulgaria's Bid Heads for Eurovision Glory Marred

Famed band Kaffe will represent Bulgaria for the first time at the 2005 Eurovision Song Contest, it emerged Saturday night as a fellow contestant blasted the vote to have been manipulated.

Society | February 12, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1328

Christo Invites Public to Experience "The Gates"

Bulgaria-born artist Christo and his wife Jeanne-Claude, who began wrapping New York Central Park at the beginning of the year, unveiled on Saturday their USD 20 M art project. Mayor Michael Bloomberg dropped the first piece of saffron-colored fabric amo

Society | February 12, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2717
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