Prague's Stolpersteine: new book pays tribute to Prague Nazi victims
A new book, paying tribute to victims of the Nazi regime who have a Stolperstein in their memory placed somewhere in Prague, is being launched on Wednesday.
‘Our Germans’: Czech exhibition maps a millennium of peaceful coexistence, decades of strife
A sweeping exhibition on ethnic Germans in the Czech lands in Ústí nad Labem explores relations between the two communities dating back to the Middle Ages.
Unique Celtic kettle, which may depict the stars over Brno, goes on display in Moravian capital
Fragments of the co-called Maloměřice kettle, a masterpiece of Celtic art, is currently on display at the Dietrichstein Palace in Brno.
Gustáv Husák – the face of ‘Normalisation’ in Soviet-occupied Czechoslovakia
Gustáv Husák, the last communist president of Czechoslovakia and living emobidment of the Normalisation era, died 30 years ago.
One-of-a-kind 1960s locomotive heads for National Technical Museum
A unique locomotive created in the 1960s set off at the weekend from Plzeň station for Chomutov, where it will join the collection of the National Technical Museum.
80 years since Nazis started deporting Czech Jews to Belarus
The wartime story of Czech Jews is often told in connection to the Terezín and Auschwitz, but tens of thousands were also deported to Belarus and the Baltic states.
Unique jewellery from fifth century discovered near Rakovník
Archaeologists from the Rakovník Museum have announced a rare discovery from the Migration Period — a gold ring and clasp decorated with Czech garnets and almandines.
Havel’s regrets over prison comprise “spiritual core” of freshly published lost text
In the newly released I Hid It Somewhere, Václav Havel writes about his intense experiences following the launch of Charter 77, including a compromise he regretted deeply.
180 years since the birth of the publisher of the largest Czech encyclopaedia
Without question, the publication of Otto’s Encyclopaedia (Ottův slovník naučný) marked among the most important chapters in Czech publishing history.
Tales from the crypt: did Petr Vok of the House of Rožmberk steal his dead ancestors’ gold?
For 400 years, the crypt below the Cistercian monastery in Vyšší Brod was sealed and shrouded in mystery. A team has uncovered the truth behind (some) enduring legends.
Czech scientists brew beer according to 3,000-year old recipe
Czech scientists have made a unique discovery suggesting that the oldest herbal millet beer could have been brewed in Bohemia.
October 24, 1941: Czechoslovaks in the Siege of Tobruk
On October 24th 1941 members of the 11th Czechoslovak infantry battalion assisted the defenders of Tobruk in North Africa.
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