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Archaeology: Neolithic Romeo and Juliet Locked in Eternal Embrace

Just in time for Valentine's Day, which is a week away, is news of a rather romantic archaeological find, two skeletons from the Neolithic period embracing one another.

Society | February 9, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2364

Pets: Mini Pigs Craze

Mini pigs are normal pigs bred down from a fully-grown size of about 500kg to a manageable 50-70kg. They are great pets and workers, easy to train, affectionate companions and bond quickly to their new family, including other pets.

Society | February 9, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1576

Health: Risk of Skin Cancer Higher for Drivers

Drivers, who spend more time in the car, are exposed to a greater risk of coming down with cancer, scientists for the Saint Luis Medical University believe. Experts claim the exposure to sunrays that come through the car windows increases the risk of ski

Society | February 9, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1556

Forks&Corks: Gyuvetch

Ingredients: 2 tbsp Oil; 900g/2lb Braising Steak, cubed; 1 Large Onion, chopped; 600ml/20fl.

Society | February 9, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 900

To Go

VITOSHA MOUNTAIN... ...where you can ski and snowboard at last and even do so at night.

Society | February 9, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 800

To Do

GET... ...a nice, pricy present for your Valentine or...

Society | February 9, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 682

Sofia Cancels Flu Alert Febr 12

Sofia municipality will bring to an end the state of flu epidemics on February 12 as the number of citizens, who contracted the virus, started to steadily decrease.

Society | February 9, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 827

Monica Bellucci to Spend Valentine's Day in Sofia

Italian movie star Monica Bellucci will spend Valentine's Day in Sofia, Darik News revealed. The star from the Matrix and Malena will be in Sofia shooting a new movie and will spend the evening of February 14 in fish restaurant Ex'use Me.

Society | February 8, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 60299

Greeks Come to Bulgaria for Cremations

Greek citizens have started visiting Bulgaria not for tourism but to cremate their relatives, Ta Nea newspaper reported. Greeks chose Bulgaria because the service in the country is very easy and cheaper compared to other countries.

Society | February 8, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1355

Austria Exhibits XIX Century Bulgarian Books

Austria's National Library is devoting an exhibition to Bulgarian books printed in Vienna between 1845 and 1878 on Thursday. Bulgaria's Deputy Culture Minister Ina Kileva will officially open the exhibition in the Parade Hall of the library on Thursday.

Society | February 8, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1148

Bulgaria Opens National Conference on Health Care

Bulgaria's Health Minister Radoslav Gaydarski opened Wednesday the second national conference on informational and communication technologies in health care. Bulgarian and foreign specialist took part in the conference.

Society | February 7, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1047

Most Tickets for Bulgaria's "Vienna Ball" Sold Already

Most of the tickets for the charity "Vienna Ball" that is to take place in Sofia on February 17 have already been sold, organizers announced. A total of 320 tickets have already been snatched by Sofia's elite with just 30 more to go.

Society | February 7, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1237

Bulgaria's Pop Duo Karizma Shoots in King Residence

The most successful Bulgarian duet Karizma shot a unique ethno video in the ex-king Simeon Saxe-Coburg's residence Vrana. The single "Fool for you" came out for the final stage of the Bulgarian song in Eurovision contest.

Society | February 7, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1758

Bulgarian Bus Stop "Screens Porn" for Passengers

One bus stop in Bulgaria is leaving public transportation riders squirming in their seats by screening soft-core porn, the British www.metro.

Society | February 7, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3106

Korea's KBS Shoots Documentary on Bulgaria

Shots and interviews from Bulgaria's seaside town Sozopol will be included in a Korean documentary movie about the country. A team of the Korean television KBS visited the sea town, which is rich on historical events and monuments, to take shots and inte

Society | February 6, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1198

Carnegie Hall Recalls Rescue of Bulgarian Jews

A grandiose concert at Carnegie Hall, New York, recognized those who displayed extraordinary courage to save Jews from genocide during World War II and the role of Bulgaria, in particular.

Society | February 6, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2366

UK Nostalgic over Bulgaria's Wines

The UK newspaper Scotsman published an article, whose author remembers with nostalgia the times when Bulgarian wines were very popular in the UK. "There was a time in this country when Bulgarian cabernet sauvignon was as popular as Australian shiraz is n

Society | February 5, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1083

Bulgaria Sings for Libya-Jailed Nurses Release

More than forty Bulgarian musicians joined the song dedicated to the five nurses sentenced in Libya. The recording started Monday afternoon.

Society | February 5, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1227

Hotline Opens to Counsel Heartbroken Potter Fans

A British book retailer plans to set up a counseling hotline for all heartbroken fans of Harry Potter, in case he dies in the much awaited next book. The seventh and final book of J.

Society | February 4, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 23887

Switzerland to Meet Bulgaria's Oldest Civilizations

The museum in Basel, Switzerland, is bracing to meet some of Bulgaria's outstanding treasures from Thracian and pre-Thracian times. The exhibition will present also the recently found golden mask of an unknown Thracian ruler, rivaling only few in the wor

Society | February 4, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2176

English Verses Domineer at Bulgaria's Eurovision Final

Most of the songs to compete for Bulgaria's song at Eurovision 2007 in Helsinki have English verses, with one Russian and a few Bulgarian texts. Bulgaria held Saturday evening its semi-final to shortlist the singers who will compete for the country's rep

Society | February 3, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2228
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