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Irish Suspense Master John Connelly Singed Copies in Sofia

Irish crime novelist John Connelly presented Tuesday night his books translated into Bulgarian in a popular Sofia bookstore. He was overwhelmed by local fans willing to snatch an autograph.

Society | October 28, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1079

Pioneering DNA Test Proves Historical Hypothesis in Bulgaria

A pioneering DNA analysis carried out by experts from a Sofia-based criminology institute has proven that hair kept in the Martial History Museum in Bulgaria's capital belonged to Vassil Levski, the charismatic leader of Bulgarians' fight against the Otto

Society | October 28, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1407

Hilton Sofia with Gruesomely Amusing Offer for Halloween

As Halloween - the time of ghosts, goblins, gravestones and graveyards - approaches, Hilton Sofia conjured up a gruesomely amusing offer.

Society | October 27, 2003, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 772

Bulgaria Honours "Winter Herald" on Elections Day

The day of Bulgaria's local elections October 26 came in coincidence with the Christian St Dimitar Day when Bulgarians honour the "winter herald" and "master of frost and snow" St Dimitar. According to Christian mythology, St Dimitar rides a red horse an

Society | October 26, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 379

Bulgarian Film Awarded at Int'n'l TV Festival Golden Chest

Movies from Bulgaria, Finland, Japan and Sweden swept the major awards at the 28th edition of the Golden Chest festival for TV theatre and films. In the category for feature films the prize was awarded to "Under one sky" of Bulgarian director Krassimir K

Society | October 25, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 482

Forks & Corks: Lamb Roll with Fresh Potatoes

Ingredients: 3 kg de-boned lamb shoulder, 1.5 kg stewed spinach, 100g bacon, sliced, 100g peeled almonds, 1 bunch of fresh mint leaves, salt (to taste), red paprika powder, black pepper, 2 kg fresh spring potatoes for the garnish and 100 g butter.

Society | October 24, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 391

Beauty Tips: Beauty Foods

What to eat each day for looks and health: Apple Cider Vinegar

Society | October 24, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 476

Pets: Skunks as Pets

Skunks as pets - another unusual choice? Most skunk owners will tell you that skunks are wonderful pets and are very intelligent. Of course, pet skunks are "disarmed," usually having their musk or scent glands removed surgically at an early age.

Society | October 24, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 425

Science: Key Human Chromosome Unraveled

Scientists have completed analysing the bundle of DNA in our cells, which contains many of the genes responsible for organising the body's defences. Called chromosome six, it is the largest such structure so far fully decoded in the human genome project.

Society | October 24, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 346

Health: Gene Decides Timing of Puberty

Scientists have identified a gene, which may play a key role in determining when a child hits puberty. A team of researchers in the UK and the US say the gene regulates a protein called GPR54.

Society | October 24, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 363

Bulgaria's Riviera Beach Hotel Ranked Again in World Top 100

Riviera Beach Hotel near the Black Sea town of Varna has been selected among the world's 100 best and most popular resort hotels, which are partners of Neckermann, a tour operating brand of Thomas Cook Group. This is the second successive year that the N

Society | October 22, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 657

Veteran Bulgarian Pop Star Plans Comeback

One of Bulgaria's former pop idols Orlin Goranov returns to the spotlight after years of publicity-blind career in the opera. The handsome star is ready with all-pop new album and a contract to advertise the men's line of Bulgarian beauty label Fresh UP.

Society | October 21, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 746

Major Fashion Show in Sofia Organized to Fight Breast Cancer

On the first fashion show in Bulgaria dedicated to the fight with breast cancer were presented the newest trendy collections of fourteen fashion labels as well as shoes and accessories suitable for the fall-winter 2003/2004 season.

Society | October 21, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 676

Bulgaria Marks National Generosity Day

Bulgaria marked the National generosity day with the Generous Heart initiative for the second time on Sunday. The day was celebrated in over eleven Bulgarian towns.

Society | October 19, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 447

Sofia Launches Breast Cancer Health Fair

Bulgaria's Red Cross organized a two-day Health fair in connection to the International month for fight with breast cancer. The fair will take place at Sofia's central shopping center Halite.

Society | October 18, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 467

International TV Festival Opens in Bulgaria

The 28th edition of the Golden Chest festival for TV theatre and films kicked off in Bulgaria's second city Plovdiv on Saturday to run till October 25. A total of 109 productions of over 37 different countries would be presented to the guests of the festi

Society | October 18, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 566

Two World Famous Bands Announce Sofia Dates

Two star bands will throw concerts in Sofia till the end of the year, hosts from the Bulgarian Prima agency announced on Friday. Dance idols Kosheen will hit the Sofia stage on November 30 and rock dinosaurs Helloween are expected to land December 2.

Society | October 17, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1470

Sofia Classes of Famous Jazzman Milcho Leviev Ends

Two star bands will throw concerts in Sofia till the end of the year, hosting Prima agency announced on Friday. Dance idols Kosheen will hit Sofia's stage on November 30 while rock dinosaurs Helloween are expected to land December 2.

Society | October 17, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 382

Slavi's Joke: Lottery

At the end of our show we will enter the world of automobiles with a unique story. It is unique because it tells of automobiles but no road police officers are involved, which is quite unusual.

Society | October 17, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 385

Health: Everyday Tips to Prevent Hair Loss

Stick to a balanced diet and take vitamin and mineral supplements to avoid losing hair due to a vitamin or iron deficiency.

Society | October 17, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1093

Pets: Feeding Your Parrot

To keep a good healthy parrot you must have the proper feed available for the bird from the first day. Buy sunflower seed from your pet shop or farm supply.

Society | October 17, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 673
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