Wednesday, 7 September 2016

Radio Prague

Start of work on fourth Prague Metro line put back

Radio Prague |
17 August 2016

The expected launch date for the construction of a fourth, “D” line for Prague’s Metro system has been put back by three years.

Six hundred year old Czech tree reveals secrets

Radio Prague |
17 August 2016

Czech scientists researching forests in Šumava National Park in the south of the country have recently discovered what is believed to be the Czech Republic’s oldest tree.

Inhabitants of Uhříněves protest against marked increase in traffic

Radio Prague |
17 August 2016

Inhabitants of the Prague suburb of Uhříněves are fast growing tired of increased traffic along one of the district’s major roads.

Czech households spend most of their income on living expenses

Radio Prague |
17 August 2016

Czech households spend the biggest share of their income on living expenses, according to the results of a study by the Czech Statistics Office comparing household spending in the years 1995 to 2015. Over the past twenty years, household spending has increased by nearly 60 percent, according to the study. This was caused not only by an increase of salaries but also by a change in the consumer habits of Czech households.

Municipalities up in arms over prospect of costlier ground water

Radio Prague |
17 August 2016

Outside of periods of drought, water conservation is not something Czechs consider a pressing issue.

The Neighbourhood

Radio Prague |
16 August 2016

American alternative pop-rock band The Neighbourhood is coming back to Prague this summer.

Penny Market to become first supermarket chain in Czech Republic to sell wonky vegetables

Radio Prague |
16 August 2016

Penny Market has become the first supermarket chain in the Czech Republic to sell fruit and vegetables which don’t fall within the strict cosmetic standards.

Agriculture Ministry to launch funding programme to counter drought

Radio Prague |
16 August 2016

The Agriculture Ministry will launch a new funding programme next year to improve irrigation worth CZK 1.6 billion.

News site: Transfer of ownership of train stations to put focus on outlets’ contracts

Radio Prague |
16 August 2016

Following the transfer of around 1,500 train stations around the Czech Republic to a new owner later this month, the focus won’t just be on the state of the buildings themselves: Contracts with newsagents, bakeries and other outlets are also set to come up for review.

Rower Ondřej Synek secures third medal for Czech Republic

Radio Prague |
15 August 2016

Czech rower Ondřej Synek secured the Czech Republic’s third medal at the Olympic Games in Rio on Saturday.

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