Panoramic views of Prague from Petrin Hill. Photograph: iStock

With its reputation for stag and hen parties and a stop-off point for Interrailing students, I wondered if we were foolish to opt for a long weekend i(...)

Emma, originally from Carlow, is a qualified barrister, who studied law at Griffith College and now works with a healthcare company. She met Ke(...)

Workers anchor a boat bearing an installation work by Czech visual artist David Cerny in front of the Prague Castle in Prague. Photograph: David W Cerny/Reuters

A Czech artist known for his anti-communist stance has floated a huge statue of a hand making an obscene gesture on Prague’s main river, days before p(...)

Parts of the old town in Passau, southern Germany, flooded by the river Danube. Heavy rainfall had caused flooding along rivers and lakes in Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic. Photograph: AP Photo/dpa, Armin Weigel

Several people have been killed and thousands have been evacuated in the biggest floods to hit central Europe in a decade. The Czech Republic is suffe(...)