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This Week Twenty-Five Years Ago: The Velvet Revolution Succeeds, December 1989

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In Prague on 17 November, 1989, a student rally in Wenceslas Square turned into an anti-government protest and was fired on by nervous policemen. Inspired by events in Germany and infuriated by the attempted crackdown,…

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Cities essential part of Europe’s future

Cities are an essential part of Europe’s history. José Manuel Barroso looks at some 200 cities from Bruges to Tallinn which have made Europeans what they are in terms of trade, art and society. From 20th century Paris and Lisbon … Continue reading

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