Monday, 31 August 2015

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Czech economy accelerates by 4.4% in second quarter

Radio Prague |
18 August 2015

The Czech Republic has the fastest expanding economy in Europe, with a freshly issued first estimate putting year-on-year growth in the second quarter at 4.4 percent.

Could anti-immigrant sentiments radicalize Czech society?

Radio Prague |
17 August 2015

In the past few weeks the Czech Republic has seen a number of anti-immigrant rallies organized by small, non-parliamentary parties which are clearly hoping to ride to power on a wave of anti-migrant, anti-Islam and xenophobic sentiments.

War drama Anthropoid being shot in Prague

Radio Prague |
17 August 2015

The British-US-French co-production of the war drama Anthropoid is currently being shot in Prague.

Assay Office warns against fake jewelry

Radio Prague |
17 August 2015

The Assay Office has warned the public against shopping for gold, silver and precious stones on e-shops that are not registered with the office.

Nickelback cancel Prague and other European dates

Radio Prague |
17 August 2015

Canadian rock group Nickelback have cancelled their Prague October date and other stops on their European tour as the band’s singer recovers from throat surgery.

Luxury car maker drives hard bargain to head towards Slovakia

Radio Prague |
17 August 2015

Slovakia appears to have won the beauty contest to be the site for a new factory for luxury car maker Jaguar Land Rover.

The Sound of the Sundial: Hana Andronikova’s classic at last in English translation

Radio Prague |
17 August 2015

Any list of the top five Czech novels since the fall of communism should include The Sound of the Sundial by Hana Andronikova.

Ceremonies in Prague pay tribute to Czechoslovak RAF pilots

Radio Prague |
14 August 2015

Ceremonies paying tribute to the 2,500 Czechoslovak pilots who flew with the RAF during WWII took place in Prague on Thursday.

Crisis meeting over drought

Radio Prague |
14 August 2015

The water-management authorities are holding a crisis meeting on the ongoing drought which is now proving a serious threat to the ecosystem. The worst situation is in areas where there are no dams.

Major reconstruction planned for St Wenceslas pilgrimage town

Radio Prague |
14 August 2015

The historic town of Stará Boleslav may soon become the Czech Republic's "little Vatican". The Catholic Church plans to turn the small town, an early Přemyslid stronghold built in the late 9th and 10th century and one of the country's major pilgrimage sites, into a major cultural and religious centre.

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