Cilla Black Funeral: Sir Cliff To Sing Tribute

August 20, 2015

Sir Cliff Richard will sing a musical tribute at Cilla Black's funeral as hundreds of wellwishers line the streets of Liverpool. Born Priscilla White in 1943, Cilla began her career as a singer.

Czech Television to broadcast Zeman speech after Prague Castle talks

August 20, 2015

Czech Television will this year again broadcast a speech by President
Miloš Zeman on October 28, a state holiday marking the anniversary of the
establishment of the Czechoslovak state. Speaking after a meeting with the

No NATO Bases Here, Slovakia Says

August 19, 2015

Slovakia has expressed its unwillingness to have NATO bases set up in the country, and will instead be proposing small contact units for eastern members at the upcoming NATO summit in Romania in November.

Why JLR picked 'Detroit East'

August 17, 2015

Jaguar Land Rover's selection last week of Nitra, Slovakia, for its next assembly plant dashed hopes in the U.S., Mexico and Poland. Sure, Slovak wages are lower than those in the U.S. or Mexico, maybe even Poland.

Bristol airport announces new route to Kosice in Slovakia

August 17, 2015

Starting from October 10, holiday makers will be able to go out to the historical city on two weekly flights, on Tuesdays and Saturdays. It follows an announcement earlier this month that the airline will operate from Bristol to Sofia, Bulgaria, for the first itme.

Exhibition of work by photographer Jan Lukas opens in Prague

August 19, 2015

An exhibition of work by the great Czech photographer Jan Lukas has opened
in Prague, a week after the 100th anniversary of his birth. The show at the
Artinbox gallery, entitled People, includes photos taken in Czechoslovakia

New Market Research Report: Slovakia Credit Cards : Market Update

August 19, 2015

This report is the result of Timetric's extensive market research covering the Credit Card market in Slovakia. It contains detailed data on market dynamics along with latest industry happenings, industry players in Slovakia.

Egg-shaped tiny house hits prototype stage

August 17, 2015

Bratislava, Slovakia-based Nice Architects made quite a splash when it unveiled its Ecocapsule micro-shelter back in May, even though all we had to go on at the time were some interesting renders.

Proceedings halted against 87-year-old charged for role in forced collectivization

August 17, 2015

A Prague court has halted legal proceedings against 87-year-old Tomáš
Lipták, charged early this year with abuse of power for his role in the
forced collectivisation of property from private farmers in communist

"My first childhood memory is Russian tanks on Bratislava streets"

August 13, 2015

Pavol Rankov is a writer, essayist, winner of many prizes, including the European Literary Prize and Angelus, and a teacher at Comenius University in Bratislava. He debuted in literature in 1995 with a collection of short stories, Over the Distance of Time.


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