Central Europe / Features

To have and have not again (part 2)

Stephen Weeks in Prague June 28, 2017

Once families regained possession of their Czech castles after the collapse of communism, it was a major undertaking to restore them to their former glory and make them profitable businesses.

To have and have not again

Stephen Weeks in Prague June 7, 2017

Families who once owned Czech castles are still struggling to win restitution of their properties more than a quarter of a century after the collapse of communism.

Xi throws Chinese might behind One Belt, One Road initiative

Clare Nuttall in Bucharest, Kivanc Dundar in Istanbul, Tim Gosling in Prague, Kanat Shaku in Almaty May 15, 2017

Beijing is investing a massive $124bn into the global project to invest into infrastructure and trade networks across four continents.


bne IntelliNews May 12, 2017

Our look at which business leaders really matter in each CEE/CIS country, ranked by our correspondents not just on wealth but on influence.

Businesswomen seek a seat at the top table

Clare Nuttall in Bucharest May 11, 2017

The fall of communism has been followed by successive backlashes against feminism, the latest inspired by the election of populist rightwing governments.