Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Radio Prague

A cab on both sides of the road: Iva Pekárková's London

Radio Prague |
17 August 2009

Iva Pekárková's books have taken readers to New York, Nigeria, and now London and Senegal, breaking the stereotype of Czech literature as inward-looking and local.

Archaeologists prepare to exhibit ancient tree symbol

Radio Prague |
14 August 2009

This week archaeologists revealed they had uncovered a 1,000 year-old mark engraved in an oak tree - the oldest preserved sign of its kind in the world.

Customers learn art of brewing at Olomouc pub

Radio Prague |
13 August 2009

Clients of the Moritz restaurant in Olomouc are given the opportunity to assist in beer preparation.

Prague City Hall fines itself for Charles Bridge reconstruction

Radio Prague |
13 August 2009

After months of criticism, Prague City Hall has admitted mistakes were made in the reconstruction of Charles Bridge and has fined itself some CZK 54,000 for the shortcomings.

EU study highlights invasive species impact on Czech Republic

Radio Prague |
13 August 2009

The Czech Republic has been placed fourth in an EU ranking of countries affected by non-native invasive species. More alien species are only present in France, Britain and Belgium.

Environment Ministry overhauls flagship carbon cutting programme following cool response

Radio Prague |
12 August 2009

The programme for saving energy and cutting greenhouse gases has got a cool response and has been hurriedly overhauled.

Cambridge University study suggests gender pay gap in ČR much bigger than average

Radio Prague |
12 August 2009

When it comes to equal pay, the Czech Republic is floundering far below average, suggests research conducted by the University of Cambridge. Radio Prague spoke to the report's author.

Bailiffs see rising business as economic crisis bites

Radio Prague |
11 August 2009

The business of reclaiming debts from those who can not pay is going from strength to strength as Czechs continue buying even though their bank balances can not keep pace.

Lost masterpiece rediscovered at Prague Castle

Radio Prague |
10 August 2009

Caretakers at Prague Castle rediscovered a 15th century wooden Statue of the Crucified Christ, 20 years after losing track of where it was stored.

Czech football teams eliminated from Champions League

Radio Prague |
7 August 2009

Czech football is going through a low spell. No local teams will be playing in the showcase Champions League this season after qualification matches this week.

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