In the following programme we're going to be hearing some of the best from our weekly series "Witness" from 2003. As regular listeners will know, "Witness" is a programme where people recall a memory in their lives. Given the nature of 20th century history, many of the memories have been about the ability of the human spirit to survive in adversity, but there have also been plenty of moments of humour and romance.
Olga Lomová: Western misconceptions could let China export much of its system and ultimately contribute to our enslavement
Hitler no ‘gentleman’, but court rules Czech state need not apologize for president’s claim Ferdinand Peroutka said so
Bertha von Suttner – Prague-born peace campaigner whose ideas on cooperation and disarmament continue to have lasting effect
Beijing ends agreement with Prague – but can spat harm Czech capital?
Czechia now ahead of Spain in GDP per capita, but still below EU average
Czech agencies smash spy ring operated by “very aggressive” Russians
Prague City Hall terminates memorandum with e-scooter operator Lime
Rare Terezín concentration camp artefacts found in attic of private home