Radio Prague’s former head receives state award for running independent broadcasts after 1968 invasion

October 31, 2018

Among the recipients of the state awards handed out by President Miloš
Zeman on October 28, was Karel Lánský – a legend of Czech Radio
broadcasting. For eight dramatic days after the Soviet led-invasion of

Exhibition highlights the best of Czech toy design

October 30, 2018

One of the many successful exhibitions marking the 100th anniversary of
Czechoslovakia is Mini Wonders, which explores the evolution of Czech toy
design over the past century. The iconic Czech toys, including the

Czech and Slovak presidents mark centenary of Martin Declaration

October 30, 2018

The Czech president, Miloš Zeman, and his Slovak counterpart, Andrej
Kiska, on Tuesday marked the centenary of the Martin Declaration, under
which Slovaks broke away from the Kingdom of Hungary and later unified with
the Czech lands as Czechoslovakia.

Police President Tuhý to leave his post

October 29, 2018

Police President Tomáš Tuhý will be leaving his post on October 31,
Interior Minister Jan Hamáček confirmed on Monday. He has headed the
force since April 2014.

John Tusa: Our modernist Baťa estate in UK was exact model of what we’d left behind in Zlín

October 29, 2018

Sir John Tusa anchored the top UK current affairs show Newsnight in the
1980s before heading the BBC World Service for seven years. Though today a
member of the British establishment, he was actually born in Czechoslovakia

Displays of fireworks, firepower cap Czechoslovak centenary celebrations

October 29, 2018

The Czech Republic capped off celebrations of the 100th anniversary of
Czechoslovakia’s founding on Sunday with displays of fireworks – and
firepower – after a weekend packed full of parades, memorial acts and

The Guardian: Communist secret service spied on Donald Trump

October 29, 2018

US President Donald Trump and his then-wife Ivana were the target of an
extensive spying operation conducted by Czechoslovakia’s communist secret
service, (StB) together with “friends” from the KGB, The Guardian
reported in its Monday edition.

Fireworks display for centenary of the Republic

October 29, 2018

Thousands of people gathered to watch a fireworks display in Prague marking
the centenary of the birth of Czechoslovakia. The show started at 19 hours
18 minutes –symbolizing the year of the birth of Czechoslovakia 100 years

The Guardian: the communist secret service spied on Donald Trump

October 29, 2018

US President Donald Trump and his then-wife Ivana were the target of an
extensive spying operation conducted by Czechoslovakia’s communist secret
service, (StB) together with “friends” from the KGB, The Guardian
reported in its Monday edition.

Prayer for Marta wins Hit of the Century poll

October 29, 2018

The 1968 protest song Prayer for Marta, by Jindřich Brabec a Petr Rada,
made famous by singer Marta Kubišová, has won Czech Radio’s Hit of the
Century poll.

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