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"24" Smashes Rivals at Emmy Awards

Fox Network's "24" spy thriller swept the Emmy Awards on Sunday winning the prize as best drama series.

Society | August 28, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 944

Bulgarians Unearth Unique Thracian Gold Treasure

A unique Thracian gold treasure has been unearthed near the eastern Bulgarian village of Sinemorets, at the mouth of Veleka River.

Society | August 27, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2222

Rowdy Jet-Skiers Upset Tourists at Bulgaria's Seaside

High-speed lovers, who veered their jet-skis off the designated areas scared off tourists from a beach in Bulgaria. The six men tried their stunts right among holidaymakers, who had gone in for a swim at the Perla beach near Primorsko.

Society | August 27, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1020

Summer Flu Hits Central Bulgaria

Doctors in the central Bulgarian city of Gabrovo believe that a summer flu is raging throughout the town, with over 30 infected over the weekend. Patients all suffer from nausea, diarrhoea, and high fever, and usually feel better in a couple of days with

Society | August 27, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1471

Bulgarian Forgets Mother-in-Law at German Parking Lot

A Bulgarian family panicked the police in Leipzig as they forgot their mother-in-law on a parking lot in the area and only realized it later, when the woman had reported them kidnapped. The family, who live in Switzerland, were travelling back from a tri

Society | August 27, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 955

German Wins Traditional Bulgarian Salad Contest

A German lady beat Bulgarians in a contest for the quickest preparation of the traditional "Shopska" salad. The Dusseldorf doctor took part in the contest organized within the festival of peppers and tomatoes, held for the second year in the Bulgarian vi

Society | August 26, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 951

Mall of Sofia Gathers Kids, Parents For "Garfield Weekend "

Children of all ages will have a chance to meet with lazy fluffy Garfield during a weekend of fun, heralding the new movie "Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties". Labyrinths, puzzles and lots of competitions will thrill the guests of Cinema City at the mall o

Society | August 26, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 666

Sofia People's Health Worsened By Heats

The past months of scorching heat have wrecked the health of Sofia people, medics have told the media. On Friday Pirogov emergency institute has accepted a patient with heart problems every ten minutes,and many were in such a state that they had to be wh

Society | August 26, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 609

Seal to Play in Bulgaria - Report

British pop soul star Seal will be bringing his melodic tunes to Bulgaria this fall, in what will be his first concert here, reports say. Double Grammy winner Seal will take the Bulgarian audience on a trip to the land of soul on October 25, Dir.

Society | August 25, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1196

Forks and Corks: Alphabet Soup

Ingredients: 1 pound ground round

Society | August 25, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 802

Science: Rare Blue Crab Found in Bulgaria

A bright blue crab of the largest and most beautiful kind found in the Black Sea has crept to a fishing net in Bulgaria, media said Thursday. The arthropod, which belongs to an extremely rare species, was caught in the Burgas Bay.

Society | August 24, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3201

Bulgaria Prepares "Rocky" Rock Fest

A rock marathon in about to pound Bulgaria's majestic Rila Mountain, organizers announced ahead of the end-of-week event. "Rock in Rila" will echo between the steep hills over August 25-26, bringing together Shturtsite, BTR, Signal, Strings, PIF, Konkure

Society | August 24, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 930

Bulgarian Sopranos Bring New Mozart Exult to Austria

Two Bulgarian sopranos in the main roles, Grammy winner Rene Jacobs as conductor, and spectacular costumes by Christian Lacroix have mixed together to make an opera sensation in Austria, the Virginia Records music company revealed Thursday. The new versi

Society | August 24, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1042

Ancient Bulgarian Capital Reveals Stone Head

An intriguing stone head has emerged at the Pliska archeological site, when Bulgaria's first capital used to rise once, the private news network Darik News reported. Archeologist have said that the authenticity of the piece could not be confirmed yet.

Society | August 24, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1107

Bulgarian Donates EUR 50,000 to Church

A Bulgarian born in the town of Gabrovo has donated EUR 50,000 to a local church, the country's state radio BNR said. The generous contributor, who now lives outside the country, wished for the money to be put into renovation of the temple's covering.

Society | August 23, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 690

Origami, Afghan Stone Art to Captivate Bulgaria

Bulgaria is about to open a colourful craftsmen festival next month, with organizers boasting a notable international interest for the event. Garbrovo's Etara historical complex will bring together participants from a number of countries, including skill

Society | August 23, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1640

Paramount, Tom Cruise Break Up

Paramount Pictures is terminating a 14-year-long contract with one of Hollywood's most famed stars, Tom Cruise, the Wall Street Journal reported.

Society | August 23, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1178

Campsite Swaps Alcohol for Beach-Collected Cigarette-Butts

Bar owners at the southern Bulgarian campsite of Smokini have found a new way to keep the Black Sea beach clean of cigarette butts. Each customer who brings two mugs full of fags collected from the sand receives a mugfull of Bulgarians' preferred beach d

Society | August 23, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1288

Hollywood Makeup Wiz Plans Business in Bulgaria

Hollywood makeup artist Dean Jones is planning to open an office in Bulgaria, where he could sell materials and maybe hold classes in turning a perfectly normal man into a flesh-shredding zombie, he told SNA. Jones, who has worked on hits like Pirates of

Society | August 22, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1693

Glenn Hughes Inspires Rock Delirium for 10,000 Bulgarians

Bulgarian fans of the old-time rock sound partied Monday night with Deep Purple legend Glenn Hughes, backed by local stars. The warm-up for the show was entrusted to Bulgaria's landmark Signal and BTR, as well as the Hipodil band.

Society | August 22, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1352

Turkey, Hungary Top National Geographic Contest

Photographers from Hungary and Turkey have won a National Geographic contest, outshining more than 40,000 images that were sent to the magazine. Bulgaria was represented by three picture takers, Dimitar Gradinarov, Zlatko Latev and Yulian Anguelov, the l

Society | August 22, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 641