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Czech Republic gets “first Švejk statue”

Radio Prague |
25 August 2014

The first statue of the literary character Josef Švejk in the Czech Republic was unveiled in Putim on Saturday, the Czech News Agency reported.

President discusses approach at September NATO summit with foreign affairs and defence ministers

Radio Prague |
25 August 2014

The Czech president, Miloš Zeman, discussed a NATO summit planned for next month with the country’s minister of foreign affairs, Lubomír Zaorálek, and minister of defence, Martin Stropnický, at his Lány summer residence near Prague on Saturday.

Ukrainians in Prague mark anniversary of independence

Radio Prague |
25 August 2014

Scores of Ukrainians marked the 23rd anniversary of their country’s independence in Prague on Sunday.

President Zeman says weak crown could be national bank move to delay the euro

Radio Prague |
25 August 2014

President Miloš Zeman suggested during a press conference following a meeting with representatives of Czech and Moravian Trade Unions Confederation (ČMKOS) on Thursday that the Czech National Bank may be devaluing the crown in order to avoid entering the Eurozone.

The “Old Bohemian” Trdelník

Radio Prague |
25 August 2014

Old Town Square in the middle of a typically busy tourist-filled summer’s day. Along one side are several food stalls, which are a relatively new feature for the Old Town.

My Prague – Adam Štěch

Radio Prague |
25 August 2014

Adam Štěch writes for the leading Czech design magazine Dolce Vita, as well as high-end international outlets like the website Coolhunting and Mark magazine.

Brno’s alternative “supergroup” Dunaj

Radio Prague |
25 August 2014

In the late 1980s, the city of Brno boasted a vibrant rock scene with one of its major fixtures being the band Dunaj.

Top court rules parents of children of up to 15 years are entitled to part-time jobs

Radio Prague |
22 August 2014

The Czech Supreme Court ruled that employers had to accommodate parents' requests for part-time contracts unless it would jeopardize the functioning of the firm or office.

Fourteen-year-old killed by falling goalpost

Radio Prague |
22 August 2014

Police in the Náchod region of north Bohemia are investigating the death of a fourteen-year-old boy who was fatally injured on a football field after swinging on a goalpost and getting trapped under it.

Organic food chains to expand into production

Radio Prague |
22 August 2014

Organic food chains in the Czech Republic are planning to expand into production since local farmers are allegedly unable to meet growing demand on the market.

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