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Barca Lines UNICEF in Anti-AIDS Fight

FC Barcelona have signed "a historic agreement" with UNICEF, the UN children's agency, to donate USD 1.9 M annually over the next five years for children with AIDS in developing countries

Society | September 8, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 903

Pets: Mice "Dislike" Cheese

The Tom and Jerry cartoon image that mice love cheese is a myth, according to latest academic researches. Dr David Holmes, from Manchester Metropolitan University, claimed mice prefer foods with a lot of sugar, chocolate for example.

Society | September 8, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 624

Health: Caesarean Babies More Likely to Die

Babies born by caesarean are nearly three times more likely to die in the first month than those born naturally, a US research showed. Labour appears to help prepare the baby for life outside the womb, according to the findings, based on over 5.

Society | September 8, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 605

Forks&Corks: Pecan-Stuffed Mushrooms

Ingredients: 24 (1 1/2- to 2-inch-wide) cremini or baby bella mushrooms with stems; 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, plus additional for buttering dish; 1 large garlic clove, minced; 1 1/2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh oregano; 4 oz pecans (1 cup), finel

Society | September 8, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 627

Bulgaria Revels in Partial Lunar Eclipse

Bulgarians were treated to a rare phenomenon on Thursday evening when a partial lunar eclipse took place. Such an eclipse occurs when a portion of the moon passes through the Earth's umbral shadow.

Society | September 7, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 933

Discovery Films Ancient World's Sanctuary at Perperikon

A team of Discovery Channel has commenced filming the royal palace at Perperikon - ancient sanctuary believed to be more respected than Delphi Oracle.

Society | September 7, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3366

Bulgaria's National Theatre Fountain Springs Out Again

The fountain in front of The National Theatre "Ivan Vazov" works in full motion after a series of reconstruction works. At the end of the hot Sofia summer, the garden in front of the theatre - a gathering spot for Sofia chess players and chess lovers - co

Society | September 7, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1089

Bulgaria Praised for Iodine Deficiency Disorders Control

Bulgaria received a high assessment in the fight with iodine deficiency disorders at an international forum in Italy.

Society | September 7, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 705

Beckham Denies Victoria's Pregnancy

It seems that Real Madrid's David Beckham has seriously lost himself in translation these days. Recently Spanish media burst out news that Victoria Beckham is pregnant with her fourth child, after her husband David answered "yes" to a Spanish reporter's

Society | September 7, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4521

Posh Party Wraps up Nu Image Horror in Sofia

US movie maker Nu Image wrapped up its latest production - Mena Suvari featuring horror Day of the Dead, with a wild night in Sofia's posh Tiffany club. Stars and crew alike gathered to celebrate six weeks of hard work and especially the fact that they a

Society | September 6, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1065

Poirot-Famed Orient Express Train Stops in Bulgaria Again

The Orient Express retro train from Paris to Istanbul that became famous with Agatha Christie's "Murder on the Orient Express" is passing through Bulgaria again, reports say.

Society | September 5, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2684

Live Multimedia Game To Link Sofia, Athens, Amsterdam

Sofia, Athens and Amsterdam will connect September 14 in an unseen multimedia live performance game "See you in Walhalla", organizers announced. The three capitals will get connected for the final phase of a yearlong project iMAP (Integration of Media Ar

Society | September 5, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1001

Steve Irwin's Death Taped

Australian TV naturalist Irwin's last moment has been reportedly caught on camera.

Society | September 5, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 13949

Classic American Blues Band Tours Bulgaria

Classic American Chris Tofield Blues Band will be touring Bulgaria from September 8 to 12. The tour will include live performances in four Bulgarian towns, including a stop at the Apollonia Festival in Sozopol.

Society | September 5, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 795

Bulgarian Museum Displays Recently Unearthed Treasure

Bulgaria's National History Museum has prepared a special treat for its visitors - a display of a priceless Thracian treasure unearthed recently. The 160 gold and silver objects that have probably accompanied a priestess on her trip to the underworld wer

Society | September 4, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2893

Free Breast Cancer Check-ups in Bulgaria

A breast cancer prophylactics campaign was launched Monday in Bulgaria. Specialists will visit several southeastern towns and will examine the patients there for free.

Society | September 4, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 488

Autumn Sets in Week Earlier in Bulgaria

Autumn-like weather will settle all over the country a week before the astronomical season sets in on September 23, forecasters say. The mercury will start to fall on September 15, but prior to that day the weather will remain suitable for holidaying.

Society | September 3, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1044

Bulgarians March against Breast Cancer

Three thousand Bulgarians joined a march across downtown Sofia in a bid to raise awareness of breast cancer as a problem to the whole society. The march started with a charity bazaar in front of the National Theatre and ended up with a star-studded conce

Society | September 3, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 797

Sofia Enjoys Rottweiler Show

A rottweiler show was held Saturday in one of the parks in the capital Sofia and a large number of proud owners went there to prove the qualities of their pets.

Society | September 2, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1364

Sofia Zoo-Favourite Place for the Weekend

Bulgaria is enjoying again warm weather after the rains, which suddenly began to pour at the end of August. The capital's citizens decided to relax from the hard work Saturday and many of them went to the zoo.

Society | September 2, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 803

Bulgarian Radio Introduces Concert Season Program

Bulgarian Classic FM Radio introduced Friday its schedule for the forthcoming concert season, which will start on September 4. The program's two concert cycles are "The Concertmasters" and "Biochim Classic Jam".

Society | September 2, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 738