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Short Walks Helps Smokers Quit

Smokers should do short exercise sessions to help them resist the temptation to light up, experts at the University of Exeter say. A review, recently published in the international journal "Addiction", concludes that when smokers abstain from smoking, ex

Society | March 30, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 925

20% of Bulgarian Children Have Impaired Eyesight

In Bulgaria around 20% of the children have eyesight problems, Professor Petya Vassileva, national consultant on ophthalmology said Friday at a press conference on the issues of impaired eyesight.

Society | March 30, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1111

Lentil Stew

Ingredients: 1 cup continental lentils

Society | March 30, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 988

Bulgaria Bids Farewell to World Famous Cartoonist Dimovski

Relatives, friends and colleagues of late Boris Dimovski, one of the greatest contemporary Bulgarian artists and a world-famous cartoonist, bowed heads in his memory on March 29.

Society | March 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1936

Robert Plant with Summer Concert in Bulgaria

The legendary Robert Plant is coming this summer to Bulgaria for a huge live show, officials from the Kavarna town municipality announced on Thursday.

Society | March 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2818

Bulgarian Students Make Giant Easter Egg

Bulgarian fourth graders from the Burgas's Vassil Aprilov School made a giant Easter egg, Darik News reported.

Society | March 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1380

Jennifer Lopez Promotes Spanish Album in Home Bronx

The mega star Jennifer Lopez presented her new album "Como Ama una Mujer," or "How a Woman Loves," with all the singles, sung in Spanish in her home neighbourhood of Bronx. JLo gave autographs to more that 500 fans in a music shop in the NY's neighbourho

Society | March 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2547

Bulgaria Awards Social Manager of 2006

The Deputy Sofia Municipality Mayor on health care, social activities and disabled people's integration Irina Papancheva was awarded the Social Manager of the Year prize for 2006. The competition was organized by Bulgaria's Human Recourses and Eurointegr

Society | March 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1060

Harry Potter Book Cover Hints At Deadly Fight

The book jacket images of the latest Harry Potter book to be published July 21 was released by publishers Bloomsbury. The artwork hints of a deadly fight, same as the book's title - Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

Society | March 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 13375

Luc Besson's Hitman to Bring Traffic Woes to Sofia

Many drivers will have a reason to be angry with Sofia Municipality and legendary French director Luc Besson over the next 17 days. This is the time when many key boulevards and streets will be closed for his latest movie.

Society | March 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1077

Pink to Thrill Bulgarian Music Fans

One of the most eccentric US pop stars Pink is to give a spectacular show in Bulgaria on July 1, the organisers from Sofia music Enterprise announced. The tickets for the event, which is to take place on Sofia's Academic Stadium, will be put up for sale

Society | March 28, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1745

World's Tallest Man Weds Woman 2/3rds His Size

The tallest man in the world married a woman, who is 2/3 shorter than him. A shop assistant, whose height is only 1,68, is the bribe of the 2,36-meter-tall Chinese national Bao Xishun.

Society | March 28, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2035

Sofia School Celebrates Patron

Sofia's 29th school Kuzman Shapkarev celebrated its patron on Wednesday, gathering its students for a day of fun and partying. Modern ballet, live bagpipe performaces and folk dances entertained the students, Darik News reported.

Society | March 28, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 628

Luc Besson's New Animation Enchants Bulgaria

The legendary French director Luc Besson is on a visit to Bulgaria to promote his new film "Arthur and the Minimoys". The filmmaker gave Wednesday a press conference for presenting the original production, which is a part-animated, part-live action featu

Society | March 28, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1202

Sofia's Earth and People Museum Shows Exotic Animals

The Earth and People Museum in Sofia opened doors on Tuesday to stage an exhibition of some of the most dangerous reptiles in the world. Organizer of the exotic animals exhibition is the Thracian Herpetology Association.

Society | March 27, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3472

Michael Jackson to Build Giant Robotic Replica of Himself in Las Vegas

King of Pop Michael Jackson is planning to erect a giant robot of himself which shoots laser beams for his Las Vegas show, international media reported.

Society | March 27, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1509

Bulgaria Presents Ikar Theatrical Awards

Bulgaria's Artists' Union threw Tuesday night a ceremony for giving the annual theatre awards Ikar (Icarus). This year's surprise was that the ceremony took place in a circus, as on the same date Bulgaria's Circus celebrates its 110th anniversary.

Society | March 27, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1073

Gay Couple, Anna Nicole Smith-Follower in Bulgaria's VIP Brother

Bulgaria's famed Roma transvestite and his partner in life are among the most exciting and most expected contestants in the second edition of Bulgaria's VIP Brother show. Apart from them, contestants included a young woman known for her aged protector, m

Society | March 26, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3382

George Michael Joins Campaign in Support of Bulgarian Nurses

Controversial pop star George Michael will play a gig in Sofia on May 28 as part of his forthcoming summer tour, which will also support the plight of five Bulgarian nurses jailed in Libya, event organizers said on Monday. The campaign, under the motto "

Society | March 26, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2487

Politician Joins Bulgaria's VIP Brother 2

The municipal councillor Vesselin Danov from Bulgaria's seaside city of Varna will be one out of 12 roommates, who are to enter the VIP Brother's house on Monday, Darik News reported. The participants in the second season of the show will be six women an

Society | March 26, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1961

Bulgarian Princess Kalina's 1st Son Gets Ancient Martenitsa as Gift

The newborn son of Bulgaria's Princess Kalina got Sunday a most unusual present for his birth from a man of the revolutionary town of Sopot. The little Simeon III Hassan, who was born on March 14, received a typical Bulgarian martenitsa of 150 years of a

Society | March 25, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2174
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