Sunday, 24 September 2017

Radio Prague

Search engine Seznam plans to launch TV channel

Radio Prague |
8 September 2017

Czech search engine and Internet company Seznam plans to launch its own TV channel, The Czech News Agency reported. The company wants to broadcast video content which is only available on the internet at the moment.

Kintera: I like when visitors are part of the game

Radio Prague |
8 September 2017

A major Prague show by Czech sculptor Krištof Kintera features both large-scale, technically complex pieces and "instant" poster-like works.

Prague says top EU court verdict will not change country's stand on migrant quotas

Radio Prague |
8 September 2017

The European Court of Justice has dismissed Slovakia and Hungary's legal challenge to the system of mandatory migrant quotas, devised by the European Commission as a means of dealing with the migrant crisis. The Czech Republic, which is also one of the countries rejecting the forced distribution of migrants, says the ruling will make no difference to its stand.

British stuckist artist Joe Machine exhibiting in Prague

Radio Prague |
8 September 2017

British Stuckist artist Joe Machine is best known for his raw paintings depicting violence, sex and crime; all images drawing on his childhood.

Uber reports 400,000 Czech downloads to date

Radio Prague |
8 September 2017

The Uber app has been downloaded 400,000 times since the car service launched in the Czech Republic. Forty percent of users in Prague are visitors.

Met stars to launch Dvořák Prague music festival

Radio Prague |
7 September 2017

Stars from the Metropolitan Opera will open the ninth annual Dvořák Prague international music festival, which gets underway at Prague's Rudolfinum on Thursday night. Over the next two weeks, the event will showcase performances by renowned soloists and some of the world's best orchestras.

Czechs tighten safety measures as contaminated egg scandal widens

Radio Prague |
7 September 2017

The Czech Republic has introduced new safety measures to deal with the Europe-wide contaminated eggs scandal. As of Wednesday, all eggs and egg products imported to the country will have to undergo checks before being sold.

Study uses great tits to measure air pollution

Radio Prague |
6 September 2017

Czech researchers captured dozens of free-living birds to map the extent of heavy metal contamination in various regions around the country.

Meet the maker of the Czech cronut - the crobliha

Radio Prague |
5 September 2017

Inspired by the hit hybrid pastry the cronut, Lukáš Vašek's bakery has brought it to the Czech Republic as the crobliha – and is constantly sold out.

New school year starts on Monday

Radio Prague |
4 September 2017

Czech school children and secondary school students return to classrooms on Monday. This year, there will be around 108,000 first graders, which is significantly fewer than in the previous years.

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