Wednesday, 20 September 2017

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Opera singer Gabriela Beňačková inducted into National Theatre Hall of Fame

Radio Prague |
1 September 2017

The opera singer Gabriela Beňačková has been inducted into a new Hall of Fame at the National Theatre in Prague on Thursday. Beňačková, who is 70 years old, is the third person honoured in this way.

Groundwork being laid for second lithium mine

Radio Prague |
1 September 2017

Plans are afoot to mine lithium at Horní Slavkov, West Bohemia, which has double the deposits of a mine at Cínovec in the north of the country.

Czechs team up with other countries to protect endangered lynx

Radio Prague |
1 September 2017

Experts from six countries, including the Czech Republic, have joined their forces to monitor the lynx populations across Europe and outline a joint strategy to protect the endangered species.

Unions issue public sector pay protests warning

Radio Prague |
1 September 2017

Unions say they are ready to demonstrate if the government doesn't boost teachers' pay by 15 percent and that of other state employees by 10 percent.

Czech football prodigy Schick signs with Roma

Radio Prague |
31 August 2017

It is official: football prodigy Patrik Schick, who made his mark on Czech junior teams, briefly in the Czech league and especially with Sampdoria in Italy's Seria A, has signed with Roma.

Secret Excapes buys top Czech discount website

Radio Prague |
31 August 2017

The largest daily deal/bulk discount website on the Czech market, slevomat.cz, has been bought by British firm Secret Escapes.

Czech ambassador: The best things about living in London? Oysters and football

Radio Prague |
31 August 2017

Libor Sečka is a seasoned Czech diplomat who has served as ambassador in countries such as Italy, Spain, Malta and China. At the start of 2016 he took office as Czech ambassador to the UK.

Bakeries not charging enough for rolls, says association head

Radio Prague |
30 August 2017

Wholesale prices paid by chain supermarkets for by Czech bakery rolls have long been too low, the chairman of the Association of Bakers and Pastry Chefs Jaromír Dřízal has said.

Prague outlines stricter stand on booming Airbnb offers

Radio Prague |
28 August 2017

Prague City Hall has sent a clear message to those offering rooms and flats on Airbnb and other providers that it will more strictly enforce their responsibilities in the future.

Confidence in economy hits record high in 2017

Radio Prague |
25 August 2017

Confidence in the Czech economy in August was the highest since the start of the year, according to data released by the Czech Statistics Office.

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