Tuesday, 3 March 2015

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Lower house passes amendment to the school law

Radio Prague |
16 February 2015

The lower house of Parliament has approved an amendment to the school law opening the way for an inclusive education system.

Prices of many agricultural products down

Radio Prague |
16 February 2015

Prices of most food products in Czech supermarkets and grocery stores are lower than a year ago, with potatoes recording the biggest year-on-year price fall of almost 40%, according to data released by the Czech Statistical Office.

Hockey legend Jaromír Jágr turns 43

Radio Prague |
16 February 2015

Czech hockey legend Jaromír Jágr turned 43 on Sunday, joining the ranks of only sixteen other players, according to sources, who still played professionally at the same age.

Some 600 demonstrators attend anti-Islam protest

Radio Prague |
16 February 2015

Some 600 demonstrators took part in an event in Brno on Saturday protesting against Islam, while not far away around 200 people demonstrated in favour of religious freedom and tolerance.

Director of Moving Cities: my job was to get to dancers to absorb surroundings and just “be”

Radio Prague |
16 February 2015

Last year British film director Jevan Chowdhury launched an exciting new project, entitled Moving Cities, capturing the spirit of modern cities through dance.

Czech engineering firm sees brewery construction as calling card for African orders

Radio Prague |
16 February 2015

A Czech engineering company is hoping that the completion of a new Ethiopian brewery will be a calling card for a lot more business on the African continent as it looks to diversify sales out of Europe and the former Soviet Union.

Vítková takes bronz in Oslo

Radio Prague |
13 February 2015

The Czech biathlete Veronika Vítková took the bronze medal in the 15 km World Cup event in Norway's Oslo on Thursday.

Report paints grim picture on Czech social exclusion, education reform seen as main hope

Radio Prague |
13 February 2015

A report is heading towards the government which presents a gloomy picture of the country's success over the last five years in trying to lift its worst off and most isolated members of society out of the plight they are in.

Czech Republic seeking to attract more tourists from China

Radio Prague |
13 February 2015

Chinese tourists are spending big money on their foreign travels and countries with tourist industries are vying to attract their attention.

Chocolatier Melinda Varga: Making chocolate pralines is an art

Radio Prague |
13 February 2015

Chocolate is high in demand ahead of St. Valentine's Day, and sweetshops have pulled out all the stops to attract customers. However the real gourmets will head for one of the select chocolate shops that produce their own selection of products.

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