Friday, 28 July 2017

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Czech experts share their know-how in civilian mission the world over

Radio Prague |
14 July 2017

You'll find them in Kosovo, Ukraine, Afghanistan or Iraq – Czech experts have been involved in civilian missions the world over for 15 years now.

Archeologists map out precise contours of Nazi-era Lety concentration camp

Radio Prague |
14 July 2017

A team of archaeologists from the University of West Bohemia in Plzeň say they have succeeded in mapping out the contours of the former Lety concentration camp, used during the Second World War to imprison Czech Roma.

The rocketing career of SpaceX's David Pavlík

Radio Prague |
13 July 2017

There are a handful of Czechs who are part of the booming hi-tech new economy on the US West coast and more specifically in Silicon Valley. But few could boast a career that over the last decade has been littered with the names of so many of the large multinational US companies in the forefront of technology and its applications as Zlín native David Pavlík.

Karolína Plíšková reaches number one in tennis world rankings

Radio Prague |
13 July 2017

The Czech Republic's Karolína Plíšková has achieved the greatest moment in her career to date by becoming world women's tennis number one.

Waiting for Winton: Rail station pays tribute to British hero

Radio Prague |
12 July 2017

Another tribute has been paid to Sir Nicolas Winton, the British man who helped to save 669, mostly Jewish children, from Czechoslovakia prior to the outbreak of World War II. On Tuesday, a lounge at Prague's Main Train Station was named after Mr Winton, who died in July 2015 at the age of 106.

Czechs mark 20 years since worst floods in human memory

Radio Prague |
12 July 2017

The month of July, 1997 brought devastating floods to Central Europe. The flooding began in the Czech Republic, then spread to Poland and Germany taking the lives of close to 100 people, destroying towns and infrastructure and leaving thousands of people displaced.

Czech tank beer taking Europe by storm

Radio Prague |
12 July 2017

Czech breweries are no longer doing good business just exporting the country's famous golden brew –they are exporting Czech beer culture and tank pubs are becoming a hit across Europe.

Couple sees fruit of success in New Zealand with Czech Kiwis

Radio Prague |
12 July 2017

Barbora Pokorná and Lukáš Nápravník are two young Czechs who found their second home in New Zealand. The couple has been running a website called Czech Kiwis, where they share their knowledge about the country and provide all sorts of services for Czechs who want to travel, work or study there.

Interpreter Jana Fraňková: Havel was always eager to learn - and his English constantly improved

Radio Prague |
11 July 2017

For many years Jana Fraňková was the regular interpreter for President Václav Havel when he welcomed foreign visitors and travelled abroad.

Czech lower house embarks on fresh attempt to ratify Paris Climate Agreement

Radio Prague |
11 July 2017

Czech MPs are once again seeking to ratify the Paris Climate Agreement in the wake of the G20 meeting in Hamburg. Environment minister Richard Brabec (ANO) says he hopes the process can be completed prior to upcoming parliamentary elections.

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