Thursday, 30 October 2014

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Monikino Kino: CzechoSlovak duo explore arc of relationship on debut

Radio Prague |
20 October 2014

The first album by the Czecho-Slovak duo Monikino Kino (Petr Marek of MIDI LIDI and Monika Midriaková) reflects the story of a relationship from start to finish in a series of songs combining intimate electronic pop with reflective, playful lyric.

Football: both Czech sides eliminated from women's Champions League

Radio Prague |
17 October 2014

Sparta Prague drew 1:1 against Lithuania's Gintra Universitetas in the second leg of their group stage tie in UEFA's women Champions League in Prague on Wednesday night.

Munitions depot destroyed by explosion, two people reported missing

Radio Prague |
17 October 2014

Two people have been reported missing following an explosion at a munitions depot in the village of Vrbětice in South Moravia on Thursday.

Number of Czech dollar millionaires up by eight percent

Radio Prague |
17 October 2014

The number of Czech dollar millionaires in the Czech Republic increased by nearly eight percent in 2013 to reach a record 19,400 people, according to the firm Capgemini and RBC Wealth management.

Foreign ministry defends Czech ambassador to Ukraine

Radio Prague |
17 October 2014

The Czech Foreign Ministry insists that the Czech Embassy in Kiev is not neglecting its duties regarding the situation of ethnic Czechs in Ukraine, the ministry's spokesperson Johana Grohová said on Thursday.

Czech cabinet set to visit Israel in November

Radio Prague |
17 October 2014

The Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka along with other members of the cabinet will visit Israel to meet with their counterparts in November, the office of the government reported on Thursday.

80,000 elderly Czechs looked after by their families

Radio Prague |
17 October 2014

Some 80,000 elderly Czechs are being cared for by their families, mainly women, according to the results of a study presented by the Institute of Sociological Studies at Charles University on Thursday.

Petition calls lawmakers to amend bill on child care

Radio Prague |
17 October 2014

The Association of Forest Kindergartens has organised a petition calling on lawmakers to amend a bill on child care. The Children Groups Act, which would discontinue the existence of outdoor nurseries known as forest kindergartens, was vetoed by President Miloš Zeman last week.

Hard questions remain over Žďár attack

Radio Prague |
17 October 2014

Police on Wednesday formally charged a 26-year-old woman in a brutal knife attack at a high school in Žďár nad Sázavou this week which claimed the life of a 16-year-old boy, and left three people injured.

Second Signal light festival aiming for even bigger impact on viewers

Radio Prague |
17 October 2014

This year's festival is a bit smaller, in terms of number of installations, but features more foreign artists, says founder Martin Pošta.

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