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Nepali Buddha Boy Goes Missing Again

The 16-year-old boy who, according to believers, is the reincarnation of Buddha has gone missing in Nepal after walking away from the site he had been meditating at for months. This is not Ram Bahadur Bamjon's first disappearance as he sometimes switches

Society | March 11, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1543

James Bond to Become Lucifer

Actor Daniel Craig, who reaped applause for his performance as James Bond in the last movie of the series - Casino Royale - may portray Lucifer next. After slipping into the high-class shoes of the iconic superspy, Craig has been approached by many Holly

Society | March 11, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2134

Serbian "The Trap" Wins Sofia Film Fest Prize

Serbian movie "The Trap" directed by Srdjan Golubovic, won the big prize in the 11th annual Sofia Film Fest on Saturday. A total of 184 movies from all over the world took part in the fest this year, with many special guests including renowned directors

Society | March 10, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1479

Bulgarians Take Advantage of Last Good Days for Skiing

Sofia Citizens took to Vitosha mountain on Saturday to take advantage of some of the last good days for skiing before Spring officially sets in. With the unusually warm winter skiers didn't get much chances to have a go at the runs in Bulgaria.

Society | March 10, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1270

Pensioner Tosses EUR 13.7 M Lottery Ticket

A German pensioner threw away a winning lottery ticket that was worth EUR 13.7 M, reports say.

Society | March 10, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1377

To Go

CERVANTES CULTURE INSTITUTE... ...to see a display of Spanish TV and print ads.

Society | March 9, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 656

To Do

START... ...something new in honour of the upcoming Spring.

Society | March 9, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 579

Forks&Corks: Mackerel in Wine, Tomato Sauce

Ingredients: 2 medium size onions, chopped

Society | March 9, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 746

9% of Bulgarians Suffer from Asthma

Between five and nine percent of the population in Bulgaria suffer from asthma, doctors have announced. Todor Popov, allergy specialist with the Alexandrovska Hospital, said that the percentage in children in twice as high.

Society | March 9, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1321

Salma Hayek Is to Give Birth To First Child

The Mexican actress Salma Hayek is pregnant, which answers all the questions, concerning her weight the media was recently asking.

Society | March 9, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3801

Top Archaeologists: Bulgaria Urgently Needs Popularising Historical Heritage

Bulgaria's best archaeologists Georgi Kitov and Nikolay Ovcharov expressed their serious concerns about lacking of clear policy on popularising country's historical and cultural heritage at a Friday press conference. The two archaeologists underlined tha

Society | March 9, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1539

Knights Present Roses to Bulgarian Parliamentary Ladies

Four men in full armour delighted Thursday morning the Bulgarian parliamentary ladies with beautiful roses, presented with curtseys. The knights were waiting for the MPs in front of the Parliament's building.

Society | March 8, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1483

Bulgaria's "Thracian Enigma" Enchants The Netherlands

Bulgarian exhibition, called "Thracian Enigma", was opened Thursday in the historic city of Maastricht, the Netherlands. The local citizens will be given the exclusive opportunity to see 41 original exhibits as well as copies, which are part of the preci

Society | March 8, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1278

Marvel Comics Kill Off Captain America

Marvel Comics have written off their superhero Captain America, throwing hundreds of fans in deep mourning. While some wept for their hero dressed in red white in blue, the smarter ones scurried to comic shops hoping to buy what soon may be collector's i

Society | March 8, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 8524

Bulgaria's Ladies Mark Women's Day with Mixed Emotions

Women all over Bulgaria are celebrating Thursday the International Women's Day, although many consider the holiday a relic of communism. Despite the fact that many ladies maintain that a woman should be celebrated on any given day not just March 8, no on

Society | March 8, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1254

Rolling Stones Records Perpetuated in US Congress Archives

Records of the legendary band Rolling Stones are to be included in the US Congress Library's archives. One of their most successful albums "Satisfaction" is to enter the National Record Register, which preserves historic works for the future generations.

Society | March 7, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1597

Bulgaria's Jeni Style Brings Romance in the Daily Routine

Bulgarian designer Evgenia Zhivkova, granddaughter of communist leader Todor Zhivkov, presented Wednesday her Spring-Summer 2007 collection in Sofia. With a hint for more romance in the rushed everyday life, Zhivkova, who dresses many of her MP colleague

Society | March 7, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1244

Students Present Chekhov's 1st Play in Sofia

Bulgarian theatre students presented Wednesday Anton Pavlovich Chekhov's first complete play in Sofia. Making this the final of their three thesis plays, the sophomores from the class of Atanas Atanasov presented "Ivanov", directed by Alexander Subev.

Society | March 7, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1265

Sofia Municipality Gives Wim Wenders Lifetime Achievement Award

Director Wim Wenders was given Tuesday evening a lifetime achievement award at a special ceremony in the National Palace of Culture in Sofia. The legendary director, who arrived in Bulgaria for the eleventh edition of Sofia Film Fest, was awarded by the

Society | March 7, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 955

Breast Cancer Sufferers in Bulgaria Double for 20 Years

The percentage of Bulgarian women with breast cancer have doubled over the last twenty years, doctors warned, adding that more often than not the disease is detected in a tragically late stage.

Society | March 7, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1053

Hundreds of Fans Queue as Iron Maiden Tickets Go on Sale in Bulgaria

Hundreds of fans of English heavy metal band Iron Maiden queued in Bulgarian capital Sofia on Wednesday as the first tickets for the band's June 4 gig went on sale. Iron Maiden will headline this year's edition of the annual Arena Music Festival organize

Society | March 7, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2043
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