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Science: New Species "Take Over" the World

Scientists at the University of Arizona may have witnessed the birth of a new species for the first time.

Society | June 11, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1455

Ahead of Basking and Soaking Olympic Games

This year's climate anomalies will stretch over the two weeks of Olympic games in Athens. Meteorological forecasts by the Florence Meteorological Institute predict a sharp switch from spring to summer at the end of June.

Society | June 10, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 631

Bulgarian Troy to Open Doors for Tourists

The archeological park of Durankulak, called "Bulgarian Troy" by scientists, will focus efforts and finances on turning it into a tourist destination.

Society | June 10, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2645

Cancer Cure on the Horizon

For the first time, a drug has been shown to meaningfully extend life in people with the most deadly and common form of brain cancer. This is the biggest advance in treating the disease in 30 years and it was announced during a meeting of 25,000 cancer e

Society | June 10, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1191

Macho Dolph Lundgren Back in Bulgaria

Swedish actor Dolph Lundgren is to try his hand as director in a movie he is to shoot in Bulgaria together with US film production company New Image.

Society | June 10, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3197

World Obsessed with Harry Potter

"Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" opened Friday to sold-out theatres from coast to coast, grossing USD 92.6 M and snatching the No.

Society | June 10, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1475

France Stages Funeral for Royal Heart

French royalists staged a pageant-filled funeral Tuesday for a tiny, rock-hard relic they hailed as the heart cut from Louis XVII, who died at age 10 in a filthy revolutionary prison.

Society | June 9, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3849

Chinese Take on Everest Clean-up

A group of 100 Chinese environmentalists are set to clean up the "top of the world."

Society | June 8, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 866

Bulgarian Beauty Outraces Beckham's Wife

With an unambiguous question: "Can anyone stop this girl?" the Miss EURO 2004 site launchers reveal the crashing results from the voting. Bulgarian "Pearl" beauty Rayna Naldzhieva has so far scored nearly 60 percent of casted votes, outracing celebrities

Society | June 8, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5735

Potter Magic Hits Box Office

British boy wizard Harry Potter conjured up big cash flow to the US box office last weekend when the third film in the series eclipsed its competition. "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" unseated the animated blockbuster flick "Shrek 2" from its

Society | June 8, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 799

"Europe On Wheels" Tours 12 Bulgarian Towns

EU Enlargement Commissioner Gunter Verheugen inaugurated the "Europe on Wheels" exhibition in Sofia. The informative exhibition will be presented in twelve Bulgarian towns in the period June 14-27.

Society | June 8, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 700

Venus Puts On a Rare Show for the World

The planet Venus is making a very rare passage across the face of the Sun - an event not witnessed since 1882.

Society | June 8, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 655

Late Circus Queen Carved in Madonna Image

A statute of Virgin Mary will be the least consolation to Ivan Espa?a for the lost of his beloved wife and partner on circus stage. The "Daredevils Show" Bulgarian star Dessi Espa?a died in a tragic accident on May 24, while performing one of her breath-

Society | June 7, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1575

Bulgarians with Good Beer Palate

Bulgarian beer drinker has good taste for the malt-made liquor. According to Dimitar Alexiev, chief of Zagorka brewery, Bulgarians are experts at beer and its qualities, drinking as much as their European fanciers in the Czech Republic for example.

Society | June 7, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1196

Satellite "Reveals" Atlantis

A scientist says he may have found remains of the lost city of Atlantis, BBC reported.

Society | June 7, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3110

Rose as Symbol of Bulgarian Euro Coin

The rose could be the symbol of Bulgaria's euro coin, according to EU Commission President Romano Prodi. The news was announced by President Georgi Parvanov, who attended the pinnacle of Rose Valley celebrations in the town of Kazanlak.

Society | June 6, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1581

Venus Makes Rare Sun Passage

The planet Venus is about to pass across the face of the Sun, a phenomenon that has not been witnessed in 122 years. Europe, Asia and Africa offer the best view to the passage, and observers have been gathering there, getting ready for the rare sight.

Society | June 5, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 616

Hundreds of Potter Fans Party in Sofia

Hundreds of Harry Potter fans gathered in Sofia on their first-ever national meeting. The event was co-organized by the local fan club.

Society | June 5, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 784

Car Race for the Disabled Organized in Sofia

A unique car-racing event organized especially for disabled people took place in Sofia on Saturday. The Parliament co-organized the contest, and Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg was its patron.

Society | June 5, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 830

Adult-Movies Star Eyes EU Parliament

A former adult-entertainment star has been nominated for member of the European Parliament. Katerina Bochnickova, knows as Dolly Buster, heads the Czech Independent Initiative.

Society | June 5, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2480

Spectacular Music Show Hits Sofia Stage

The Unlimited Friendship show, carried out by leading music and dance formations, had its premiere in Sofia on Friday. Bulgaria's Phillip Coutev Ensamble, the ballet of legendary gymnast Lili Ignatova and the national radio symphony orchestra carried out

Society | June 4, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2339
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