Courts to reopen Mašín case

February 20, 2017

Czech courts will once again rule on the restitution claim of Zdena
Mašínová, sister of the Mašín brothers, who dramatically escaped from
Czechoslovakia in the early 1950s. Mašínová has filed for restitution of

Slovak-Czech film Little Harbour wins Crystal Globe at Berlinale

February 19, 2017

The Slovak-Czech film Little Harbour directed by Iveta Grófová has won a
Crystal Globe in the Generation Kplus category of the Berlinale Film
Festival. The movie tells the story tells the story of two children whose

Slovak National team test match against Ostrava CZ

February 18, 2017

On the Saturday 18th February 2018, the Slovak National team rugby XV went to Ostrava, Czech Republic, for a test match. This event has included two fixtures with the participation of the senior squad and the junior U18.

“In '70s Czechoslovakia I saw scenes from Forman’s films everywhere – I didn’t feel that with other directors”

February 18, 2017

The great Czech film director Miloš Forman – who turned 85 today – is
perhaps best-known around the world for One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
and Amadeus, massive movies that won him Best Director Academy Awards in

“In '70s Czechoslovakia I saw scenes from Forman’s films everywhere – I didn’t feel that with other directors”

February 18, 2017

The great Czech film director Miloš Forman – who turned 85 today – is
perhaps best-known around the world for One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
and Amadeus, massive movies that won him Best Director Academy Awards in

Audi reaches two-year wage deal with Hungary workers

February 13, 2017

Audi's Hungarian unit has reached an agreement on wage rises for the next two years with the local AHFSZ union.

Ryanair launches new routes from Leeds-Bradford Airport

February 17, 2017

RYANAIR is flying high after announcing an expansion of its routes through Leeds Bradford Airport to deliver 1.3million passengers through the site.

Fitch Affirms Slovakia at 'A+'; Outlook Stable

February 11, 2017

LONDON, February 10 Fitch Ratings has affirmed Slovakia's Long-Term Foreign and Local Currency Issuer Default Ratings at 'A+' with a Stable Outlook.

Czech-Slovak air cooperation signed in Brussels

February 15, 2017

The Czech and Slovak ministers of defence have signed an agreement covering
the joint protection of their airspace. The agreement was signed in the
margins of the NATO ministers meeting in Brussels on Wednesday. Czech

War veteran and journalist Bedřich Utitz dies at 96

February 14, 2017

Czech war veteran and journalist Bedřich Utitz has died at the age of 96.
Utitz fought at Tobruk and later at Dunkirk with the Czechoslovak
independent armoured brigade. In January of 1945 he was taken prisoner but

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