Friday, 29 May 2015

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Blues-rock band Krausberry set to release new album

Radio Prague |
12 May 2015

The Czech blues and rock band Krausberry, co-founded in 1984 by frontman Martin Kraus, will release a new double-album on May 15 featuring 31 songs in the order they were recorded, including rarities which were released on vinyl only in the mid-1980s The newest song on the album, which marks Kraus’ 60th birthday, is Nastydlá (Caught a cold) from 2007.

Company making plastic car parts to build factory in northeast Bohemia

Radio Prague |
12 May 2015

The Portuguese company Simoldes Plasticos, which produces plastic parts for cars, is to open a new factory at Rychnov nad Kněžnou in northeast Bohemia, the newspaper E15 reported on Monday.

Vladimír Hanzel: Part 1

Radio Prague |
12 May 2015

Few people were as close to Václav Havel as his secretary of 14 years, Vladimír Hanzel.

Mourniho against Čech leaving Chelsea for other Premier League club

Radio Prague |
11 May 2015

The manager of Chelsea football club, Jose Mourinho, says he would prefer for Petr Čech to either remain at the club or move abroad this summer.

Czechs beat Germany at ice hockey Worlds

Radio Prague |
11 May 2015

The Czech Republic beat Germany 4:2 at the World Ice Hockey Championship in Prague on Sunday.

Karlovy Vary film festival gets new screening hall

Radio Prague |
11 May 2015

The Karlovy Vary International Film Festival is set to unveil a new screening hall at this July’s edition, its fiftieth.

Municipalities around country planning new cycle paths in coming years

Radio Prague |
11 May 2015

Municipalities around the Czech Republic are planning to build new cycle paths in the coming years, the Czech News Agency reported.

New bill envisages tax on cars over 10 years old

Radio Prague |
11 May 2015

New legislation set to be presented to the government this week would introduce an environmental tax on cars in the Czech Republic that are more than 10 years old.

Czech politicians question Zeman’s prediction of lifting of sanctions against Russia this year

Radio Prague |
11 May 2015

A number of Czech politicians have questioned President Miloš Zeman’s prediction that Western sanctions against Russia would be lifted by the end of the year.

A forgotten wartime play about Czechoslovakia's first president

Radio Prague |
11 May 2015

The play, recorded in English, tells the life story of the first Czechoslovak President Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk.

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