Monday, 26 January 2015

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Prague Symphony Orchestra begins 80th season

Radio Prague |
12 January 2015

The Prague Symphony Orchestra is celebrating 80 years of existence. The renowned orchestra was founded in the 1930s and to this day is abbreviated as F.O.K. which stands for film, opera and concert, in Czech.

IFFHS: Petr Čech among world’s ten best goalkeepers

Radio Prague |
9 January 2015

Czech international goalkeeper Petr Čech was the world’s eighth best ’keeper for 2014, according to the International Federation of Football Historians and Statistics.

Kvitová reaches semi-finals at Shenzen Open

Radio Prague |
9 January 2015

World tennis number four Petra Kvitová beat her compatriot Tereza Smitková 7:5 and 6:4 in the second round of China’s Shenzen Open on Thursday and advanced to the semi-finals.

Anti-corruption groups call on dismissal of president’s chancellor over suspicious villa purchase

Radio Prague |
9 January 2015

Czech anti-corruption initiatives Vraťte nám stát and Veřejnost proti korupci have called on President Miloš Zeman to dismiss his chancellor Vratislav Mynář over his purchase of a villa in Prague for a suspiciously low price.

Škoda Fabia wins UK’s Car of the Year 2015 award

Radio Prague |
9 January 2015

Škoda Fabia has won the UK’s prestigious motoring magazine What Car award for Car of the Year 2015.

We didn’t know them but feel our friends were killed, says founder of Czech satirical cartoon

Radio Prague |
9 January 2015

Perhaps the best known Czech satirical cartoon is Zelený Raoul, which often employs extremely graphic images to poke fun at a wide range of targets in the pages of Reflex magazine.

'Revolution' promised in health sector

Radio Prague |
9 January 2015

Transparency has not perhaps been one of the biggest features of the Czech health system, according to its critics.

EC head will not attend a ceremony in ČR marking the liberation of Auschwitz

Radio Prague |
8 January 2015

The head of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker will not be attending a planned ceremony in Prague and Terezín marking the 70th anniversary of liberation of the Auschwitz death camp in neighboring Poland as previously reported.

Anti-monopoly offices fines Prague CZK 11 million

Radio Prague |
8 January 2015

The city of Prague has been handed an 11 million crown fine by the country's anti-monopoly bureau in the case of a recently opened bridge in Troja built as part of the city's extensive Blanka tunnel complex.

Power producer ČEZ to apply for new licence for 1st of 4 units at Dukovany nuclear power plant

Radio Prague |
8 January 2015

The power producer ČEZ this year will apply for a new ten-year licence for the operation of the first unit at the Dukovany nuclear power plant.

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