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A band called Airfare

Radio Prague |
11 August 2010

Founded by Czech-American frontman Thomas Lichtag, now 23, the four-member band plays catchy, sometimes harder alternative rock, with all songs sung in English.

New school in Prague center to offer Irish dancing classes

Radio Prague |
11 August 2010

A new school devoted solely to Irish dancing will soon open its doors in Prague. Lessons at Luas, Irish for speed, are due to start next month.

No end in sight in epic struggle over Mucha's gift to Prague

Radio Prague |
11 August 2010

Alponse Mucha's gift to the Czech people is stuck in legal limbo.

Is flood reserve proposed by FinMin solidarity fund or poll tax?

Radio Prague |
11 August 2010

In the wake of the latest floods that hit parts of the country over the weekend, the government has come up with an idea of how to help pay for the damages. Finance Minister Miroslav Kalousek wants every tax payer to pay an extra CZK 100 into what he calls a "flood solidarity reserve".

Climatologist: Homes in danger areas need to moved to safer ground

Radio Prague |
10 August 2010

Over the last decade, floods of varying intensity have hit the country almost every year, leading to the destruction of property and in the worst case loss of life. Climatologist Václav Cílek talks about factors that contributed to the rise in flooding.

15th International Organ Festival underway at St James' Basilica in Prague

Radio Prague |
9 August 2010

The 15th International Organ Festival got underway at Prague’s St James' Basilica on Thursday night with a recital by the American organist John Scott.

Trade unions promise 'hot autumn' over planned government reforms

Radio Prague |
9 August 2010

Trade unions on Friday criticized the government's policy statement which they see as the strongest attack on employees' rights since the fall of communism.

Highly-anticipated thriller hits Czech screens

Radio Prague |
6 August 2010

This Wednesday saw the premiere of the highly-anticipated Czech crime thriller Kajínek, partly based on events surrounding one of the Czech Republic’s most notorious convicts.

Study: Number of Czech men suffering from weight problems

Radio Prague |
4 August 2010

A new study released by the Czech Institute of Health Information and Statistics has suggested that when it comes to male obesity in the Czech Republic the situation has grown worse.

Admission fees re-introduced at St Vitus Cathedral – but not for believers

Radio Prague |
4 August 2010

After four years when entrance was free, visitors now have to pay admission fees again at St Vitus Cathedral at Prague Castle. If you come to pray – and you look the part – you can still enter for free.

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