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Kate Moss Weds Pete Doherty "Secretly"

Model Kate Moss and her boyfriend, rocker Pete Doherty got married "secretly" in a Thailand in a Buddhist ceremony.

Society | January 2, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2303

Weather in Bulgaria Unusually Warm

The weather in Bulgaria is unusually warm for the season, yet meteorologists promise there will be snow by the end of the week.

Society | January 2, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1195

Mercury in Bulgaria almost Sets World Record

Only about a degree prevented Bulgaria from setting a world temperature record on the first day of its EU membership.

Society | January 1, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1583

Bulgaria's Bishops Read New Year Prayer

Bishops of Bulgaria's Holy Synod held Monday a mass at the St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral to read a prayer for the New Year.

Society | January 1, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 763

Bulgarian Vassils Mark Name Day

On the first day of the New Year Bulgarian Orthodox Church commemorates Saint Vassilij the Great, who lived around 330-379.

Society | January 1, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 930

Happy New 2007 Year!

The team of Sofia News Agency wishes you, our readers, all the best during the New 2007 Year! We wish you health, love, peace, happiness and success.

Society | January 1, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 821

Bulgaria's Spiderman Flag-Flies on New Year Eve

Bulgaria's Spiderman, Ivan Kristoff, rode a balloon to flag out the three-colours of the country to hail the coming New Year. The special initiative was organized by Sofia Municipality as a present to the capital city bracing for all-night festivities.

Society | December 31, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 839

Bulgarians See off Last Outside-EU Weekend

Bulgarians have taken advantage of the warm and sunny weather to relax ahead of celebrating the entry into the European Union. The last weekend of Bulgaria outside the bloc was preferred by some to take on one of a number of ice rinks in Sofia.

Society | December 30, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1003

Home Chores Cut Breast Cancer Risk

Women exercising by doing the housework can reduce their risk of breast cancer, according to a latest study. The research conducted on more than 200,000 women from nine European countries found doing household chores was far more cancer protective than p

Society | December 29, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3364

Balsamic Soy-Glazed Chicken Wings

Ingredients: 4 lb chicken wingettes, 2 tablespoons olive oil, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, 3/4 cup balsamic vinegar, 1/4 cup soy sauce, 2 teaspoons sugar, 1 tablespoon unsalted butter

Society | December 29, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 581

Australians INXS to Come to Bulgaria

The world famous band INXS will come to Bulgaria for a live concert on May 31, 2007. INXS are invited to entertain Bulgarian audience by the mobile operator vivatel, Balkan Entertainment and Rock and More Sofia.

Society | December 28, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1314

Unknown Mozart Piece to Sound in Salzburg

A piece, attributed to the young Mozart will be performed for the first time ever in his native town of Salzburg on Friday. Previously unknown, the piece was discovered by the Austrian archive in a book they recently acquired.

Society | December 28, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 617

Bulgaria's Top Christmas Charity Event Fetches Record-High Revenues

The record-high sum of BGN 2, 219, 921 was gathered by the major charity initiative "The Bulgarian Christmas", held under the patronage of president Georgi Parvanov.

Society | December 27, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 694

Bulgaria Marks St. Stefan's Day

Bulgaria celebrated Wednesday the day of Saint Stefan, one of the saints, whose name is among the most common in the country. Translated the name means "a wreath", and is considered to bring the closure to the old year.

Society | December 27, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 480

Bulgaria Launches Music Idol Talent Contest

Bulgaria's bTV channel will launch next year the show Music Idol, the European version of UK's Pop Idol. The show is a talent contest to find the best new young singer or "pop idol".

Society | December 26, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 958

Sofia Citizens Take Holiday Walks in Vitosha Foothills

Discouraged by the poor skiing conditions, many Sofia citizens decided to visit the Vitosha Mountain nevertheless, but only to take a walk. Tuesday was the last official free day of the Christmas holidays and parents chose to spend it with their children

Society | December 26, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 871

Hollywood Hottie Got Hooked on Gymnastics in Bulgaria

Hollywood macho Antonio Sabato Jr. who is in Bulgaria to shoot a horror movie, got hooked on gymnastics while in the country and now trains daily in a local gym.

Society | December 26, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 11267

Bulgaria Marks Father's Day

Bulgaria marks Father's Day on Tuesday, December 26. The holiday is celebrated on different dates throughout the world, but Bulgaria has chosen a date that coincides with the day of Orthodox saint Joseph.

Society | December 26, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 589

Bulgaria's Patriarch Attends Christmas Mass After Hospital Stay

Bulgaria's Patriarch Maxim attended church on Christmas Day for the first time since his release from hospital. The Patriarch wasn't fit to lead the service, however, and the mass was led by Nikolay, Bishop of Znepol

Society | December 25, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 895

US Teens Visit Bulgaria for a Different Christmas Experience

Teenagers from the US visited Bulgaria's village of Telish for the holidays, where they got a taste of the local Christmas customs. The fifteen youngsters, all part of the Many Faces, One People multicultural training program, travel to a different count

Society | December 25, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 993

Bulgarians Greet Christmas with Seven Lenten Dishes

Many rules, passed on from generations, regulate the preparation of the Christmas Eve dinner in Bulgaria and the main one concerns the number and type of dishes that have to be on the table.

Society | December 24, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1198