Six Nations 2017 – Rugby European Championship

January 23, 2017

  The Six Nations Championship is one of the most entertaining rugby tournament in Europe. Each year, six contenders will compete to get the famous Grand Slam with France, Ireland, Wales, England, Scotland, Italy.

Elder Music: Name Dropper Hummel

January 22, 2017

This Sunday Elder Music column was launched in December of 2008. By May of the following year, one commenter, Peter Tibbles, had added so much knowledge and value to my poor attempts at musical presentations that I asked him to take over the column.

'Hyperloop' rail study underway for Slovakia-Czech connection

January 18, 2017

This file photo taken on September 20, 2016 shows Chairman of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Inc Bibop Gresta posing in front of a rendering of the Hyperloop technology at Innotrans, the railway industry's largest trade fair, in Berlin. A U.S.

The Latest: 3 young Afghans stopped in Poland

January 18, 2017

A Polish official says three young migrants with no documents are being questioned after illegally entering Poland, hidden in a truck trailer.

CIA documents cover Czechoslovak history, army preparations, made public

January 18, 2017

The US intelligence service, the CIA, has released around 13 million pages
of formerly secret documents which the public has recently had only limited
access to. Many of the documents, dating from 1947 to the 1990s, relate to

Battle of the Kings: Snow Drag

January 18, 2017

After seeing an Evo Sporty engine in a four-wheeled ATV last week, I figured I had just about seen it all. I was so very wrong.

Last man on the moon Eugene Cernan remembered

January 17, 2017

US astronaut Eugene Cernan, the last person to set foot on the Moon, died
on Monday at the age of 82. Cernan was the commander of the Apollo 17
mission in 1972, who brought a Czechoslovak flag with him on the 325,000
kilometre journey in honour of his family’s roots.

Czech scientists find tapeworm in salmon in Alaska

January 17, 2017

An expert team from the Czech Science Academy's Biological Centre in Ceske Budejovice, headed by parasitologist Roman Kuchta, has found a tapeworm that might attack humans in salmon in Alaska, Daniela Prochazkova, from the centre, told CTK on Monday.

Visegrad and migration: Few prospects for a change in position

January 17, 2017

Despite the refugee crisis continuing, particularly in camps in Greece and Italy, the V4 countries remain opposed to mandatory relocation. Despite the refugee crisis continuing, particularly in camps in Greece and Italy, the V4 countries remain opposed to mandatory relocation.

Last man on the moon, US astronaut with Czech roots, dies aged 82

January 17, 2017

The last man on the moon, US astronaut Eugene Cernan – who never forgot
his Czech and Slovak roots – has died at the age of 82. Cernan led the
last manned mission to the moon, Apollo 17, in December 1972 and was the


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