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Sofia's Boyko Borisov Knocked Down in World Mayor Race

Sofia mayor Boyko Borissov, who was among the finalists for the 2006 World Mayor Award, failed to make it to the top 10, it emerged Thursday.

People | December 7, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1085

Charlie Chaplin's Granddaughter in Bulgaria to Hand out Awards

Charlie Chaplin's granddaughter and famous actress, model and film producer Kiera Chaplin arrived in Bulgaria Tuesday.

People | December 6, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3890

Heart-Attack Stricken Pinochet Given Last Rites

Former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet, has been given last rites , after having suffered a heart attack early Sudnay morning. Pinochet, who has been under house arrest for two weeks, was taken to the Santiago Military Hospital, where he was first repo

People | December 3, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2686

Ice Couple on the Wings of Love

By Ivelina Puhaleva The perseverance of Albena Denkova and Maxim Staviski of Bulgaria was finally rewarded when they won the ice dance gold medal at the world figure skating championships on March 24.

People | December 1, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1546

The PR Magician

Tuesday morning. It is raining and the cars speed by on the Bulgaria boulevard in Sofia.

People | November 24, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1361

A New EU Lady's Name

Just in a couple of months the predominantly male "board" of EU commissioners will groom up to meet their new lady colleague with Bulgarian name - Meglena Kuneva. If anyone claims that a woman cannot make a successful politician, the newcomer Bulgaria cer

People | November 24, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1434

Bulgaria's ex-King to be Awarded France's Highest Order

Bulgaria's former prime minister, ex-king and leader of the centrist Simeon II National Movement Simeon Saxe-Coburg received yet another jewel in the crown of his achievements - France's most prestigious Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur. The awarding cer

People | November 22, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 879

Tom, Katie Wedded in Haunted by Murder Castle

The Odescalchi Castle in Lake Bracciano, Italy, where Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes exchanged vows is believed to be haunted by the ghost of a murdered duchess. Odescalchi Castle was built in the second half of the 15th century for the aristocratic Orsini

People | November 19, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3893

Tom and Katie Marry with Scientology Rite

Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes exchanged vows in an evening scientology ceremony at the Odescalchi Castle in Lake Bracciano, Italy. Holmes wore a black dress and boots before she changed into a Giorgio Armani gown for the wedding.

People | November 18, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4634

A Star Named Maggie

Maggie Maleeva is the youngest and most famous of Bulgaria's Maleeva tennis sisters, Bulgaria's one-family Fed Cup team. Maggie turned pro at the age of 14.

People | November 17, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1895

Riverdance Star Flatley "Seriously Ill"

World-wide popular dancer Michael Flatley has been hospitalised in London with "a serious illness". All European tour dates for the 49-year-old US-born star's latest production, Celtic Tiger, have been cancelled.

People | November 16, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1125

Pope Poses for 2007 Calendar

The Vatican is to release a calendar featuring Pope Benedict XVI in order to raise money for Rwandan children. The calendar features 14 photographs of Pope Benedict taken in August at the papal summer villa in Castel Gandolfo.

People | November 13, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1048

Turkey Says Goodbye to Former PM Ecevit

Hundreds of thousands gathered in Ankara to say their last goodbye to Turkey's ex-Prime Minister Bulent Ecevi, who passed away on Monday. Ecevit, who occupied the premier's chair five times until 2002, was buried with national honors despite the fact tha

People | November 11, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1053

Stanislav Ianevski - Bulgaria's Ticket to Hollywood

Bulgarians have always known that the country's got good actors. It took a young first-timer, however, for the world to notice it as well.

People | November 10, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 7201

Thousands Flock to Pay Last Respect to Ex-Minister, Composer

Thousands of people - family, friends, colleagues, students, musicians, statesmen and ordinary folks - flocked to pay last respect to late composer Bozhidar Abrashev. The former culture minister was bid last farewell also by Simeon Saxe-Coburg, who assig

People | November 9, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1828

Former German Spymaster Dies at 83

Markus Wolf, the former head of the ex-East German foreign intelligence division of the Ministry for State Security (Stasi) died Thursday at the age of 83, his family reported. His family said he died in his sleep overnight at his home.

People | November 9, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 992

Flight to Fairyland with Theodosii Spasov

"My typical day? Oh, every day is a different story, but it is not like I take a trip," Theodosii Spasov, the greatest virtuoso of the Kaval, tells Milena Hristova. It is the trip that takes him.

People | November 3, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1323

Bulgarian Graces in Top 10 of All Times

Bulgaria's triple World Champions Maria Gigova and Maria Petrova were placed in Top 10 global gymnasts of all times in a FIG ranking. The two graceful Maria made history in the international rhythmic gymnastics by reaching the tops at international compe

People | November 2, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3933

Bulgaria's Mother Teresa Passed Away

Donka Paprikova, often referred to as Bulgaria's Mother Teresa passed away on Wednesday at the age of 91, BNT reported.

People | November 1, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2745

Bulgaria Honours Malta's Grand Chancellor

The Sofia Institute of Library and Information Sciences will award the degree Doctor Honoris Causa Tuesday to the Grand Chancellor of The Sovereign Military Order of Malta Jean-Pierre Mazery. The degree will be bestowed on him for his contribution to hum

People | October 31, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 845

Irina Sardareva in the House of Hats

Her hats have visited the Pope, have drunk tea with Queen Elizabeth II, have been at the horse races at Ascot. Her name is Irina Sardareva, Bulgaria's most sumptuous and famous hat-maker.

People | October 27, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3852
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