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  1. Prague's quirky sideRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | Xtra!

    In the gruesome Sedlec Ossuary, skeletal remains of 40,000 plague victims form coats of arms, ornate decorations and a chandelier said to contain every bone in the human body. Contrary to what the late lyricist Jonathan Larson wrote, Bohemia is not a fantasy in your head.

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  2. Prague's quirky sideRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | Xtra!

    In the gruesome Sedlec Ossuary, skeletal remains of 40,000 plague victims form coats of arms, ornate decorations and a chandelier said to contain every bone in the human body. Contrary to what the late lyricist Jonathan Larson wrote, Bohemia is not a fantasy in your head.

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  3. Malvern TwinningRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Malvern Gazette

    THIS year's visit to Marianske Lazne, also known as Marienbad internationally, was the fourth visit by Malvern residents, led by Roger Sutton of Malvern Civic Society and High Street Malvern. It was a fascinating experience, especially for those of us who had never been to the Czech Republic.

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  4. Taking one year to teach English in South Korea completely changed my lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Greenwich Citizen

    It was 2009. I was about to graduate college. I had a journalism degree on the way and a ton of wanderlust, so I figured I'd go to Prague - a cheapish place to get an English teaching certification - and use teaching as a way to support myself while I explored Europe.

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  5. Prague's farmer's markets are a foodie's paradiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Radio Prague

    Farmers' markets have become an inescapable phenomenon for anyone interested in the culinary opportunities on offer in Prague. I've discovered that the markets in AndA>l, JiA A ho z PodA>brad, HoleA ovice, and NA plavka - on the banks of the Vltava - are somewhat akin to a traveling circus.

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  6. Irish trade mission ends with deals worth a 30mRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | RTE.ie

    Irish companies have agreed deals worth almost 30m during a trade mission to Poland and the Czech Republic, according to Enterprise Ireland. The mission, led by Minister for State Ged Nash, involved 42 companies and focused on a number of areas including agribusiness, engineering and medical devices.

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  7. Celebrities protest Pilsen's Days of Jerusalem FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Radio Prague

    A group of world public figures, including US linguist Noam Chomsky and British film director Ken Loach, are publicly protesting against the Days of Jerusalem Festival, which is to be held within the Pilsen 2015 European City of Culture, claiming that it is being used to help legitimise Israel's political strategy. The Days of Jerusalem in Prague festival was established three years ago under the auspices of the Prague and Jerusalem municipalities and the festival's first two editions passed without any major controversy.

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  8. MTSU student, Siegel grad wins grant to study optics in ParisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Murfreesboro Post

    Kelley, 21, a Murfreesboro native and MTSU senior, embarks soon on the newest international chapter in her life: an opportunity to perform physics research in Paris, France. Through the National Science Foundation's Research Experiences for Undergraduates, or REU, the University Honors College scholar leaves Monday, May 25, for three days of training at the University of Michigan, which holds the grant.

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  9. Minister on a four day trade mission to PolandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Business World

    The Minister for Business and Employment Ged Nash will be departing on a four day, two city trade mission to Poland and the Czech Republic today. He will be accompanied by 42 Irish companies.

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  10. Peter Pist'anek rememberedRead the original story

    Sunday May 17 | Times Online

    Peter Pist'anek, the finest of modern Slovak novelists, died of a drug overdose on March 22, just before his fifty-fifth birthday. I discovered his work ten years ago, as an external examiner for Rajendra Chitnis's doctorate on Slovak prose.

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  11. Mailbox 16.5.2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Radio Prague

    Today in Mailbox: Listeners'/readers' response to our programmes, answers to last month's quiz question. Listeners/readers quoted: Kanchan Chatterjee, Jayanta Chakrabarty, Shahzad Shabbir, Deblina Biswas, Colin Law, Hans Verner Lollike.

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  12. Prague: Footsteps of KafkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Jewish Chronicle

    In most cities of the world, you need to do some research to find the places of Jewish interest. Not so in Prague, where among the most popular tourist attractions are also Jewish sites: Josefov, Prague's Jewish Quarter, and anything connected to the writer Franz Kafka.

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  13. Experts: There will be more LNG terminals in the Baltic Sea if it paysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | EurActiv.com

    Baltic states have to consider the business potential of new liquefied natural gas terminals before further investments take place, experts from Latvian ministries told EurActiv Czech Republic's AdA la DenkovA . New technologies will also change the game in energy security, a central goal of the EU's Energy Union plan, they said.

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  14. Trains from Prague to Bratislava to get fasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Slovak Spectator

    SLOVAKIA and Czech Republic will modernise the railway connection between Prague and Bratislava allowing trains to travel up to 160-200 kilometres per hour , the SITA newswire reported on May 12. The topic was discussed between Transport Minister Jan Pociatek and his Czech counterpart Dan Tok during the session of the two governments in Valtice in the Czech Republic on May 12. At present, Pendolino trains connecting Prague and Bratislava reach a speed of 130 kilometers per hour . "Currently we are working on project documentation," reads the Slovak Transport Ministry statement, as quoted by SITA.

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  15. Trains from Prague to Bratislava now fasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Slovak Spectator

    SLOVAKIA and Czech Republic will modernize railway connection between Prague and Bratislava allowing trains to travel up to 160-200 kilometres per hour , the SITA newswire reported on May 12. One of the fastest trains in central Europe Pendolino connecting Prague and Kosice has reached maximum speed of 130 kilometers per hour . The topic was discussed between Slovak Transport Minister Jan Pociatek and his Czech counterpart Dan Tok during the session of the two governments in Valtice in the Czech Republic on May 12. "Currently we are working on project documentation," reads the Slovak Transport Ministry statement, as quoted by SITA.

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  16. Castle of PragueRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | TrekEarth

    The Prague Castle, an ancient symbol of the Czech lands, is the most significant Czech monument and one of the most important cultural institutions in the Czech Republic. The Prague Castle was most likely founded in around 880 by Prince BoA ivoj of the Premyslid Dynasty .

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  17. Prague's quirky sideRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | Xtra!

    In the gruesome Sedlec Ossuary, skeletal remains of 40,000 plague victims form coats of arms, ornate decorations and a chandelier said to contain every bone in the human body. Contrary to what the late lyricist Jonathan Larson wrote, Bohemia is not a fantasy in your head.

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  18. Prague's quirky sideRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | Xtra!

    In the gruesome Sedlec Ossuary, skeletal remains of 40,000 plague victims form coats of arms, ornate decorations and a chandelier said to contain every bone in the human body. Contrary to what the late lyricist Jonathan Larson wrote, Bohemia is not a fantasy in your head.

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  19. Vladimir Hanzel: Part 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Radio Prague

    Few people were as close to VA clav Havel as his secretary of 14 years, VladimA r Hanzel. Originally a music critic and computer programmer, Hanzel was by Havel's side in his dissident days before serving under him at Prague Castle during four terms as president.

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  20. Embassy open-house eats and drinks, EU editionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | The Washington Post

    You guys know the drill by now. Embassies of nations in the European Union will open their doors this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for their yearly Shortcut to Europe day -- a.k.a. a moveable feast of mostly-free beer, chocolate, wine and other international food.

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