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Ghosts of Prague's historic Golden Lane

The Montreal Gazette |
13 June 2011

Closed since early 2010, the revamped lane at Prague Castle, which is one of the city's top tourist draws, reopened at the start of the month and aims to give visitors a glimpse into the lives of the people who once made it their home.

Únětický pivovar opens

Prague Post |
13 June 2011

I've been waiting for this day for a few months now, ever since I first got wind of a microbrewery opening in Únětice, a village just north of Prague.

Brian Callaghan – Author of thrilling action/adventure novel The Seeds of Cain

Radio Prague |
13 June 2011

In today's Arts my guest is Brian Callaghan, a Prague-based author of a new action/adventure thriller called The Seeds of Cain. Inspired by biblical themes and medieval legend, the novel throws together an unlikely group of adventurers – including the hero John McFadden – to fight an ancient evil.

Tábor - a labyrinth of antiquity

Radio Prague |
13 June 2011

An hour and a half's journey south of Prague lies the medieval Hussite town of Tábor. On first arrival, as you step out onto a busy square from the packed train station, the place looks nothing out of the ordinary. But once you pass the bustling high street in the newer area of town, the cobbled and winding paths of the Old Town lined with their quaint houses make this a location where you can feel history at every turn.

If I had been a boy, I would have been shot…

Radio Prague |
13 June 2011

Over the next few weeks, the actress Veronika Hyks will be reading from the memories of Jaroslava Skleničková, one of the survivors of the Lidice massacre.

Star Wars TV series may shoot in Prague

Czech Position |
13 June 2011

The long-talked about Star Wars TV series will be a power and crime story similar to 'The Godfather,' largely shot in the Czech Republic.

Czech Modernism on the London auction block

Czech Position |
13 June 2011

Sotheby's will host London auction of Czech modern art — the first held outside of Central Europe — and expects to bring in over GBP 5 million.

The best Czech writing on the worst life has to offer

Guardian.co.uk |
10 June 2011

The Jewish writer Jirí Weil suffered under the Nazis and Stalinism – he left behind fierce commentaries on savagery and pain that reflected his hatred for the oppressors and pity for their victims, writes Philip Roth.

Czech Switzerland: Land of whimsy

Prague Post |
10 June 2011

Exploring the wonders of this national park.

Science in exile

Prague Post |
10 June 2011

Czech scientists reflect on years abroad.

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