Czech Republic

Once Again A Young Woman Has Stood Up To An Angry Fascist

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 05.05.2017 | UK

A photograph capturing the moment a teenage girl Scout stood up to a Neo Nazi to explain why nationalism “makes no sense” has been shared thousand...

Polish Post-Punk, Estonian Electro And Czechpop: One Night In Budapest

Tim Thornton | Posted 02.12.2016 | UK Entertainment
Tim Thornton

In 1994, the rock band dEUS released Suds & Soda, a debut single suggesting a drunken fantasy jam between the Beastie Boys and The Pogues after a Fait...

Party Time at Karlovy Vary

Derek Malcolm | Posted 06.07.2017 | UK Entertainment
Derek Malcolm

Never heard of Karlovy Vary? Well, it's in the Czech Republic and a spa town like few others. They drink the healing water all the time and wander the vast gardens before and after. It's near Marienbad where Alain Resnais made his famously indecipherable classic Last Year at Marienbad.

Tired of the EU Referendum? Here's Some Music

Tim Thornton | Posted 15.06.2017 | UK Entertainment
Tim Thornton

Hearing a few decent tunes never fails to calm me down, keep me sane, reassure me that - in the words of The Killers - everything will be all right. So I made a playlist. Each tune on the playlist is from a different EU country.

Czech Police Write ID Numbers On Train Refugees In Disturbing Nazi Echo

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 02.09.2015 | UK

Dealing with an influx of refugees is a highly sensitive issue. As such, it’s probably best not to drag 200 off a train bound for Germany, arrest th...

Let's Help Build a Mosque in Slovakia

Ajmal Masroor | Posted 20.08.2016 | UK
Ajmal Masroor

Slovakia has demonstrated it's sensitive side when the UN's refugee agency (UNHCR) called on countries to take an "inclusive approach" to relocation o...

Great Weekend Getaways: Prague, the Golden City

Joanne Shurvell | Posted 14.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Joanne Shurvell

Low prices and cheap beer have made Prague a hen and stag magnet but don't let that put you off visiting a city perhaps even more captivating than Paris.

Madame Butterfly: The Czechs and Balances Of a Night at the Opera

Jason Holmes | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

Art costs wherever you go, yes, but a box costing £40 (CZK1,370) here in Prague at the State Opera House to watch Madame Butterfly compared to a ticket which costs roughly four times as much at Covent Garden's opera citadel here in London, has one asking the question: why the disparity in price?

Cameron Just Got Nailed On Twitter By Czech Minister For Europe

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 30.11.2014 | UK Politics

David Cameron has taken a stiff Twitter jab to the chin after the Czech Republic's Europe Minister responded to the PM’s immigration speech by posti...

An Awkward Celebration in the Heart of Europe

Dalibor Rohac | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK Politics
Dalibor Rohac

The widely shared feeling of dissatisfaction in the heart of Europe cannot be dismissed simply as a product of people's unrealistic expectations of the change that the fall of communism would create. It is also a reflection of some real backsliding in countries that were once seen as unequivocal reform successes.

European Comedy Tour Journal, Day Two: Prague

Kai Humphries | Posted 03.01.2015 | UK Comedy
Kai Humphries

This evening my subject got so stoned with members of the audience that when struggling to read out something from his iPhone notes, he stopped to apologise "because he couldn't read his own writing" despite the writing being that of a typed font and not his specific illegible calligraphy.

Here's One Way to Stop Public Urination

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.08.2014 | UK

A hotel in the Czech Republic has thought of an imaginative way to counteract public urination - by promising to humiliate anyone caught with their pa...

Czech It Out

Noelle Reno | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Noelle Reno

Prague, you vixen, you have enchanted me with your attention to detail. Every time I look up I see some hidden engraving or molding, some change in the colour of the paint that is so subtle yet so thoroughly considered.

WATCH: Czech Pensioner Unharmed After Being Hit By Train - Though His Shoe Dramatically Flies Off

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.04.2014 | UK

A Czech pensioner has cheated death after being clipped by a train as he tried to nip through a closed rail crossing. Security footage shows the 7...

Facing Threats, Beatings And Intimidation, Europe's Roma 'Failed By EU'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK

The economic crisis in Europe is fuelling violent "pogroms" against Roma people across the continent, with some politicians encouraging intimidation, ...

WATCH: Well, It's One Way To Cure Your Fear Of Heights...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK Comedy

Meanwhile, on top of a 110m-high chimney stack in Prague, a young woman is working on her acrophobia. Ironically, watching this video has given us ...

Playing Like He Was Drunk? He Was! (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.01.2014 | UK Sport

One popular critical phrase levelled at poor performances by a sportsman is "he's playing as though he is drunk", and the merit of that phrase was re-...

Hot Water and Mud: Soaking in Europe's Steaming Thermal Baths | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

There is nothing quite as relaxing as having a hot soak after a long day, and where better to do it than a thermal bath? For centuries thermal baths in Europe have attracted the rich and the royal, who believed in the healing properties of the hot water and mud.

A (Trick or Treat) Free Guide to Halloween

Andrew Matthews | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Matthews

There are a few places where ancient earth traditions hold true. Some countries have new traditions that aren't more sickening than a full bag of jelly Smurfs. There are certain rituals that are just plain worrying - in Brittany, children light candles in skulls to soothe restless spirits.

Now THIS Is How You Conduct A Political Protest

Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.10.2013 | UK

A giant purple sculpture depicting a hand giving the finger has been floated past the residence of the Czech Republic president, Milos Zeman. Artis...

What A D***! Penis Peeks Out From Behind Newsreader's Head (NSWF PICTURE)

Central European News/ Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.10.2013 | UK

WARNING: Picture contains nudity A TV news station was flooded with complaints during an afternoon broadcast after accidentally showing a "large" ...

Planet Appetite: Wine Routes of Southern Moravia, Czech Republic

Rupert Parker | Posted 30.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

The Czech Republic is famous for the quality of its beer, but the region of Southern Moravia is now producing excellent wines and is also an area of outstanding natural beauty.

LOOK: Devastating Floods Sweep Across Europe

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.06.2013 | UK

Homes have been destroyed and at least seven people killed in devastating floods across central Europe, amidst fears that rising waters could swamp th...

Bucket List

Kerry Hudson | Posted 23.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Kerry Hudson

After about ten years of waking up every morning - thats 3,650 times - wishing I could go to Prague and wander through narrow cobbled streets, staring up at dolls houses the size of mansions, and pay 50p for a pint of vodka.. I actually went last week. I can now tick that off my bucket list.

PICTURES: Powerful Explosion Rips Through Prague Building

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 29.04.2013 | UK

A powerful explosion ripped through a building in central Prague early Monday morning, with rescuers saying they expect many people to have been burie...