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Dreams and diplomats on two wheels

Radio Prague |
26 April 2010

To draw attention to the needs of cyclists, several hundred people, including the Danish Ambassador, pedalled through the centre of Prague on Thursday evening.

The volcano, Elvis and other stories from the election campaign

Radio Prague |
26 April 2010

Czechs have been living in the state of permanent political campaigning ever since the fall of the government last March. All this time, political parties have been coming up with new ideas, slogans and counter-slogans to catch people's attention.

Svíčková – a Czech classic

Radio Prague |
26 April 2010

It is perhaps the best-known Czech dish: svíčková, a beef roast with creamy vegetable sauce, served with dumplings. What makes it so special and are Czechs still cooking their country's classic meals at home?

Czechs in Afghanistan Pt. I

Radio Prague |
21 April 2010

Outside of political and military circles, there is only a handful of Czechs living and working in Afghanistan. They are for the most part the workers of People in Need, the Prague-based charity foundation that has been organising Afghan relief for nearly a decade.

Revolutions per minute

Prague TV |
21 April 2010

For Czech company GZ Digital Media, vinyl records bring it all back home again

Martina Navrátilová: 'I cried for a minute, then I knew I had to put the wheels in motion'

The Independent |
20 April 2010

A 53-year-old woman recently diagnosed as having breast cancer might reasonably be expected to take it easy, slow down, take stock. Not Martina Navrátilová.

Baroque for beginners

The Journeys of Captain Oddsocks |
20 April 2010

One of the best tools travellers can take along on a trip is an informed vocabulary for the places they'll be visiting, and three of the best words to keep in mind for any historic European city are Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque.

Respekt Weekly Round-up

Respekt |
19 Apr 2010

Newspapers reported that a strong earthquake had killed hundreds of people in eastern Tibet and that the birthplace of His Holiness the Dalai Lama was in shambles. Steady rain raised river levels. In their 270th Prague derby, Sparta beat Slavia 1:0.

Scaling Sněžka

The Journeys of Captain Oddsocks |
19 April 2010

Peaking at 1602 metres above sea level, Sněžka is the highest mountain in the Czech Republic.

Czechs and Poles: a special relationship

Radio Prague |
19 April 2010

The decision of the Czech Republic to declare two full days of mourning to remember the victims of the air crash in Smolensk was no overreaction.

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