Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Radio Prague

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.

From greeting cards and board games to baked bread

Radio Prague |
4 September 2017

Antonin Kokeš is a well-known Czech entrepreneur behind the enormously successful greeting card and board game publisher Albi and - more recently – the hugely popular Antonín Bakeries.

Louny: A gateway to the Czech Middle Mountains

Radio Prague |
4 September 2017

Louny is a town near Prague with unique Gothic landmarks and a rich history. It is also a gateway to České středohoří, known in English as the Czech Middle Mountains, with many tourist trails and picturesque spots around the Ohře River.

Czech airports register record number of passengers

Radio Prague |
4 September 2017

The number of passengers going through the Czech Republic's airports last year exceeded 13 million - for the first time since the economic crisis in 2008.

Czech company puts mobile container brewery on the market

Radio Prague |
4 September 2017

Necessity is the mother of invention, they say, and it was an insatiable thirst for a beer on a deserted beach in Cambodia that led a group of Czechs to construct a mini-brewery in a container. Today it's on the market and shows promise of selling abroad as well.

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