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Squatters' rights

The Prague Post |
28 November 2008

Police raid on Prague's Cibulka squat sheds light on global way of life.

Czech by birth, Jewish by race but British by choice

BBC |
27 November 2008

Vera Gissing was one of those children Sir Nicholas Winton helped smuggle out of Nazi Germany.

Books did not die

CBW |
25 November 2008

Catastrophic scenarios predicting the downfall and extinction of books from Czech cultural life appear in Czech media on a regular basis.

Modern design hotels: a new sort of experience

CBW |
25 November 2008

The trend of the so-called boutique, design or lifestyle hotel is proving successful in Prague.

There's something magical about this Czech chateau

The Independent |
24 November 2008

Chateau Mčely (Courtesy)

Just outside Prague stands this nation's first country-house hotel. But that's not its only unique selling point.

Pupils intrigued, communists angered by controversial schools project

Radio Prague |
19 November 2008

Using documentary films and interaction with real people who lived through those times, the Stories of Injustice project attempts to shed light on a period that barely features on the mainstream Czech curriculum.

Sunshine

Prague.tv |
18 November 2008

Sunshine

With a sound harking back to spiky 1980s post-punk bands like The Cure and PiL, blending angsty vocals, jagged guitars and electronica, Sunshine is one of the few local bands with a significant following beyond Czech borders.

Czech-British author Benjamin Kuras on the fall of communism in Czechoslovakia and the difficulty of returning 'home'

Radio Prague |
18 November 2008

Czech-born British author and journalist Benjamin Kuras was one of many expatriates who witnessed the fall of communism in Czechoslovakia from abroad.

'Lucky' chimney sweeps dwindling in numbers

RADIO PRAGUE |
11 November 2008

Czechs say if you do see a chimney sweep you should grab hold of a button for good luck.

A musical mammoth in a small city

CBW |
4 November 2008

At the edge of the Old Town in Tábor, a museum of music that will showcase more than 1 million titles of varied genres is being developed.

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