Slavi's Joke: Introduction

I have often told you stories about blondes, which hint, to say the least, at their pretty poor IQ. Now I am going to set right this injustice.

Society | April 4, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 568

Bulgaria's Business Backed High-Profile Charity Match

Bulgaria's big business supported fully the initiative of Sweden's Ambassador Sten Ask and Chief Secretary with the Interior Ministry Gen. Boyko Borissov for organizing the third fundraising football match between diplomats and foreign businessmen in Bulg

Society | April 3, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 516

Science: Cannibal Dino Unearthed

The first clear evidence that some dinosaurs were cannibals has been unearthed on the island of Madagascar. A dinosaur the size of a small bus who lived in the twilight of the Age of the Dinosaurs was not only a ferocious meat-eater but also a cannibal,

Society | April 3, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 480

Health: Monthly Migraines Could Be Prevented

Women who suffer the misery of migraines at the time of their period could be helped by a new treatment, according to a study, quoted by BBC. The headaches can be prevented by taking a new drug before menstruation, a US trial suggests.

Society | April 3, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 459

Getting There: Chiprovtsi

The town is situated in the northern slopes of Chiprovtsi Mountain of the Western Balkan Range, 35 km west of Montana. It is famous with its hand-woven carpets and rugs.

Society | April 3, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 617

Forks&Corks: Jellied Yoghurt Cake

Ingredients for the cake dough (24 sm diameter): 3 eggs, 75 g sugar, 75 g cocoa, 75 g flour, grated rind of one lemon, 2 tbsp rum, 1 bitter almond flavour. Ingredients for the cream: 1 kg yoghurt, 250 g sour cream, 3 lemons (both juice and rind) + two le

Society | April 3, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 577

Vienna Ball Raised Funds for Sofia Emergency Institute

A total of BGN 16, 000 have been raised at the charity glittering Vienna Ball, which took place March 22 under the patronage of H.E.

Society | April 2, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 568

Balkans Have Never Been Happy Place, Goran Bregovic Says in Sofia

The Balkans have never been a happy place, Goran Bregovic, leading film music composer, said upon his arrival in Sofia on a flight from Paris. We were born here and we are doomed to hear bad news for the rest of our lives, the composer of the original so

Society | April 2, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 659

Gabin Rocked Sofia Tuesday Night

Club music virtuosos Gabin rocked Sofia with a concert on Tuesday night that packed Hall 1 of the National Palace of Culture.

Society | April 1, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 495

Rolling Stones Expected in Sofia in August

Rock veterans Rolling Stones are expected to make a tour in Bulgaria at the beginning of August, Sofia mayor Stefan Sofianski announced after a meeting with "Underground" producer Katovich, organizer of Rolling Stones concerts in Belgrade.

Society | April 1, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2455

Santa Lucia Crowned Miss Bulgaria Universe 2003

Elena Tihomirova was crowned Miss Bulgaria Universe 2003 at a spectacular show at the National Palace of Culture in Sofia March 30.

Society | March 31, 2003, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6251

Slavi's Joke: Sort Yourself Best You Can

Today's story is more edifying than funny. I say edifying because it shows that you should sort yourself as best you could.

Society | March 28, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 500

Health: Scientists Find Identity of Killer Virus

The US Centers for Disease Control says that a Corona virus - possibly a strain never before seen in humans - is to blame for the virus, which may have killed more than 50 people worldwide. The results came as increasing concern over the infection prompt

Society | March 27, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 542

Science: Neanderthals with Hands as Ours

Computer reconstructions of fossilised Neanderthal bones show their hands had almost the same manual dexterity as the human ones, according to researchers from the Centre for the Archaeology of Human Origins at the University of Southampton, England.

Society | March 27, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 638

Forks&Corks: Jellied Fruits

Ingredients: 500 g red fruits (fresh, frozen or canned) - 200 g raspberries, strawberries, 150 g black currant, 1 liter syrup from canned red fruits (strawberries, raspberries, cherries, prunes or blueberries), 100 g sugar, 4-5 tbsp rum or brandy, 2 packs

Society | March 27, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 562

Getting There: Ribaritsa

The village of Ribaritsa, located near by Teteven (15 km) is situated at the foot of the Stara Planina mountain.

Society | March 27, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 479

Hilton Sofia Turns into Italian Food Festival Venue for Week

From March 31st until April 5th Seasons Restaurant at Hilton Sofia will be the venue for an Italian food festival with a vast buffet selection from delicious antipasti through tempting meat and seafood dishes to fantastic desserts as well as an attractive

Society | March 26, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 676

Schuessel Praises Friendship with Bulgaria at Grand Concert in Sofia

Austria's Chancellor Shuessel praised his country's friendship with Bulgaria at a concert of the Vienna Opera stars, invited by Bulgaria's biggest GSM operator MobilTel in Sofia. The high-profile Austrian politician got on the scene accompanied by Prime M

Society | March 25, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 609

"Cloned Baby" Shown

Clonaid, the company which claims to have created the world's first cloned babies, has distributed a photograph of one of the "clones" for the first time.

Society | March 25, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1027

Anti-war Mood Dominates Oscars

Most of the Oscar winners referred to the war with Iraq when they spoke at the ceremony. Oscar winners Nicole Kidman and Adrien Brody talked about their sadness at war in Iraq in their speeches for best actress and best actor.

Society | March 24, 2003, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 815

Charity Vienna Ball Sets Sofia Ablaze

Bulgaria's capital Sofia was illuminated for the third time by a glittering Vienna Ball March 22, which took place under the patronage of H.E.

Society | March 23, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 838
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