Sunday, 25 January 2015

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Warhol kept home and work worlds separate and wouldn’t speak Carpathian outside family, recalls nephew James Warhola

Radio Prague |
2 January 2015

The recently opened Pop Art Centre in Prague’s Old Town features works by the likes of Roy Lichtenstein and Robert Indiana.

Prague City Hall bracing for end-of-year celebrations

Radio Prague |
31 December 2014

The Prague City Hall is taking special measures for the end-of-year celebrations in the Czech capital. Some 350 policemen, seven ambulances and three firefighter units will be out in force on New Year's Eve to ensure public safety at the open-air celebrations in Prague.

Czech foreign debt increases to 2.77 billion in third quarter

Radio Prague |
31 December 2014

The Czech Republic's foreign debt increased by 10 billion crowns to 2.77 billion in the third quarter of this year, accounting for 65.5 percent of gross domestic product, the Czech National Bank said on Tuesday.

Eden to host traditional exhibition match between Sparta and Slavia

Radio Prague |
31 December 2014

Traditional Prague derby between city rivals Sparta Prague and Slavia Prague will take place on Wednesday. The winter classic, which traditionally takes place on the last day of the year, is being held for the 29th time.

Number of people killed in railroad accidents highest in ten years

Radio Prague |
31 December 2014

The number of people killed in railroad accidents this year is the highest in the last decade, according to the figures released by the Railway Inspectorate on Tuesday. The number of railroad accidents has also reached a ten-year high.

Number of Czech internet users doubled since 2005

Radio Prague |
31 December 2014

The number of internet users in the Czech Republic has increased to 79 percent this year, which is twice as much as in 2005, according to an international survey World Internet Project. The most active users are people under the age of 30 and people with a university education.

Greek Olympiakos interested in Czech midfielder Petr Jiráček

Radio Prague |
31 December 2014

Greek football club Olympiakos is interested in Czech striker Petr Jiráček, who is currently playing for Hamburg, according to the website gazzetta.gr. The 28-year old midfielder has been playing for the German club since 2011.

Man shoots himself with gun in Prague

Radio Prague |
31 December 2014

A 45-year-old man accidentally shot himself with a gun in Prague on Monday evening and had to be taken to hospital with a serious head injury, a police spokesman said on Tuesday. The incident was likely caused by unprofessional handling of the gun.

President Zeman responds to senators' critical open letter

Radio Prague |
31 December 2014

President Zeman has responded to a critical letter written by a group of 17 senators for the Christian Democratic and Stan parties earlier this month, in which they criticized his views on Russia and China, and said he jeopardized the Czech Republic's ties to the EU and the US.

Firearms amnesty to wrap up

Radio Prague |
31 December 2014

Czechs have less than two days to hand in unregistered weapons without fear of reprisals, under a firearms amnesty which began six months ago.

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