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Wedding Bells for Bulgaria's Best Ever Model

Evgenia Kalkandzhieva, top model and fashion guru, said "I do" to her beloved and much younger boyfriend Stefan Manov at a fairytale wedding in Sofia on Friday.

People | September 1, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 7666

Former French PM Raymond Barre Dies at 83

Former French Prime Minister Raymond Barre died on Saturday at the age of 83, a family member said.

People | August 25, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2615

Jazz Bassist Art Davis Dies at 73

Renowned double bassist Art Davis, who played with John Coltrane and other jazz greats, has died aged 73.

People | August 6, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2463

Relatives, Friends Pay Last Respect to Bulgarian Implicated in Plot to Kill Pope

Relatives and friends paid their last respects to Sergei Antonov, the man who was wrongly accused of involvement in the 1981 assassination attempt on the late Pope John Paul II, on Saturday.

People | August 4, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4011

Famous Italian Film Director Michelangelo Antonioni Dies at 94

Italian film director Michelangelo Antonioni, renowned for his 1966 release Blow-Up, has died aged 94, BBC reported.

People | July 31, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4658

Rocker Ozzy Osbourne Treated in Denver Hospital

Rock star Ozzy Osbourne underwent treatment for a "knotted vein" in his leg at a Denver hospital over the weekend, his management team said. Osbourne complained of pain in his leg, but was fine after the "minor procedure", according to the statement.

People | July 30, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3597

Romanian Patriarch Teoctist I Dies after Heart Attack

The Patriarch of Romania's Orthodox Church Teoctist I died Monday after a heart attack at the age of 92. The attack was caused by complications after a surgery, which the patriarch undergone earlier in the day.

People | July 30, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5596

Film Director Bergman Dies at 89

Legendary film-maker Ingmar Bergman has died aged 89, BBC reported, citing a Swedish news agency.

People | July 30, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2870

Afghanistan's Last King Dies, 92

Afghanistan's last king Zahir Shah died on Monday, aged 92, after a long illness, the BBC reported. Zahir Shah, deposed in 1973 after a 40-year reign, returned to his country in 2002, after the fall of the Taleban regime.

People | July 23, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2231

Bulgaria's New Football Superstar

The new young star that rose on the world football horizon is Bulgaria's Nikolay Mihaylov. He made his greatest breakthrough by signing a contract with England's giant Liverpool earlier this week.

People | June 29, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5996

Italian Fashion Icon Gianfranco Ferre Dies, 62

Italian fashion designer Gianfranco Ferre died on Sunday in the San Raffaele hospital in Milan after suffering a brain haemorrhage, the BBC reported. Ferre, who was taken to hospital after massive cerebral haemorrhage on Friday, was in a stable, if serio

People | June 17, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3073

Former UN Secretary General Waldheim Dies, 88

Former United Nations Secretary General Kurt Waldheim died of heart failure, aged 88, Austrian media reported on Thursday. Waldheim was at the helm of the organisation between 1972 and 1982, later serving as Austrian president following elections in 1986

People | June 14, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2676

Bulgaria Buries Famous Fiction Writer

Relatives and friends paid their last respects to Bulgaria's fiction writer and poet Bogomil Raynov in the ritual hall of Sofia Central Cemetery on Tuesday. One of the best friends of the deceased, the artist Svetlin Rusev, said the great spiritual retur

People | June 12, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2207

Bulgarian Fiction Writer Dies at 88

Bulgaria's fiction writer and poet Bogomil Raynov died Friday at the age of 88. Raynov was born on June 19 1919 in the capital city of Sofia.

People | June 8, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2038

Bill Gates Receives University Diploma after 32 Year-Long Wait

The chairman of the software giant Microsoft Bill Gates has finally received his Harvard University diploma 32 years after he left the higher school. At the ceremony the Rector Stephen Heiman said that Gates did not get the certificate until now because

People | June 8, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3091

Bulgaria's Millionaire Hotel Owner Ivan Zografksi Dies at 98

Bulgarian millionaire and owner of Kempinski Zografski hotel Ivan Zografski passed away at a Berlin hospital at the age of 98.

People | June 6, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4460

Croatia's Former PM Passed Away Aged 63

Croatia's former premier Ivica Racan, who ended country's international isolation, has died of cancer on Sunday at the age of 63, international media reported.

People | April 29, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2014

When Wine and Art Meet

I'll tell you a story, and believe me its true, of Plamen Kapitanski, one of the most successful Bulgarian painters. He lived for several years in London, staging meanwhile a dozen of exhibitions in Europe and worldwide.

People | April 27, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4879

Bulgaria's New Beauty Queen

Julia Jurevich, a 17-year-old beauty from the town of Kozloduy, was crowned Miss Bulgaria 2007 at a ceremony in Plovdiv on March 16. The blonde managed to grab the title in a sea of brunettes after participating in the contest for a second time.

People | April 20, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3222

Bulgaria's Most Talented Film Director Dies at 81

The famous Bulgarian director Hristo Hristov has passed away at the age of 81 on Tuesday.

People | April 17, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2110

Pope Benedict XVI Celebrates 80th Birthday

Pope Benedict XVI celebrated his 80th birthday on Monday with a concert and a lunch he hosted for the Catholic church's cardinals. He met with well-wishers in the morning, but true to his earlier warnings, donated all the gifts received.

People | April 16, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1919
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