Wednesday, 23 July 2014

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Masters of Rock draws 25,000 visitors

Radio Prague |
15 July 2014

The 12th annual Masters of Rock festival, which wrapped up on Sunday in the Zlín region, saw 25,000 visitors this year – over 3,000 more than last, according to organisers.

Foreign Ministry to issue bonds worth more than 670 billion to cover deficit and debts

Radio Prague |
15 July 2014

The Czech Finance Ministry plans to issue bonds worth around 670 billion, of which over 192 billion would be used to cover the budget deficit for this and last year, according to a bill on a state bond programme published on the government's website, the Czech News Agency noted.

Five people injured in bus crash

Radio Prague |
15 July 2014

Five people were injured in Liberec on Monday in a crash involving a personal automobile and a bus. The traffic accident was the fault of the driver in the car, who failed to acknowledge right-of-way.

Zeman to attend cabinet meeting

Radio Prague |
15 July 2014

The Czech head-of-state will attend a cabinet meeting next Monday, according to his spokesman. Mr Zeman had promised to attend earlier several times but his attendance had been put off for various reasons.

Czech car output up by 10 percent at 634,913 units in H1

Radio Prague |
15 July 2014

Czech passenger car output rose by 10.3 percent to just under 635,000 units in the first half of 2014. Skoda raised output by 24 percent to 391,844 units.

Czech military reassessing defense tactics at Bagram base amidst growing terrorist attacks

Radio Prague |
15 July 2014

Czech soldiers guarding the Bagram military base in Parwan Province, Afghanistan, are repelling an increasing number of attacks from Taliban insurgents.

Czech betting firms win big at World Cup

Radio Prague |
15 July 2014

The World Cup in Brazil was the single most successful event for Czech betting firms which took in bets worth over 1.1 billion crowns.

Wolfe von Lenkiewicz: giving the works of the Old Masters a surprising new twist

Radio Prague |
15 July 2014

Wolfe von Lenkiewicz is a recognized London-based artist known for his reconfigurations of well-known imageries from art history. He is currently exhibiting some of his works at Galerie MIRO in Prague.

Another record-breaking year for Erasmus

Radio Prague |
11 July 2014

European Union study abroad program reaching more people

Two Czech children seriously injured on holiday in Croatia

Radio Prague |
11 July 2014

Two Czech children are reported to have been seriously injured in a boat collision off the island of Hvar in Croatia, local media have reported.

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