Support is growing for a national name change. But would ‘Czechia’ really do the trick?
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Wednesday 13 April 2011
Tuesday 29 March 2011
A bride and groom were led away in handcuffs yesterday by police and UK Border Agency staff who had raided a wedding ceremony as part of an investigation into sham marriages.
Jirí Dienstbier: Czech politician who supported the ‘Prague Spring’ and served in his country’s first post-Communist government
Tuesday 18 January 2011
Jirí Dienstbier was Czechoslovakia's first post-Communist foreign minister, who secured his place in history for his prominent part in the dissident movement, led by Václav Havel, that played a decisive role in the "velvet revolution" that peacefully overthrew the Prague Communist regime in 1989. From 1998 to 2001 he served as special rapporteur for the UN Human Rights Commission in the former Yugoslavia.
Tuesday 07 December 2010
A gang recruited migrant workers and then treated them as "slaves", forcing them to live in dirty, cramped conditions as they picked leeks that would ultimately be sold to Tesco and Waitrose, a court heard today.
Friday 12 November 2010
The agent of Napoli’s Slovakia midfielder Marek Hamsik has admitted that there is a chance that his client could be tempted away from the San Paolo in the near future.
Wednesday 13 October 2010
Giovanni Trapattoni hailed the performances of replacements Shane Long and Keith Fahey as the Republic of Ireland picked up a vital point in Zilina from last night's Euro 2012 qualifier against Slovakia.
Tuesday 12 October 2010
Shane Long has told Giovanni Trapattoni he is ready to lead the line for the Republic of Ireland in their crucial qualifier against Slovakia tonight.
Monday 11 October 2010
Giovanni Trapattoni reviewed Ireland's European Championship prospects and said of his striking options, "I always say that I hope we avoid injury because if we lose Robbie Keane or Kevin Doyle at this moment there are no options."
Friday 08 October 2010
Thursday 16 September 2010
Vincenzo Nibali retained the lead in the Tour of Spain as Peter Velits won yesterday's individual time trial in Penafiel, his first stage win of the season. Velits, from Slovakia, was 12 seconds quicker than nearest challenger Denis Menchov and now lies third overall.
Tuesday 14 September 2010
Ashley Cole will not fly to Slovakia with Chelsea for tomorrow's Champions League group game against Slovakians MSK Zilina as he has been rested by the manager Carlo Ancelotti.
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