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Beavers destroy anti-flood wall

Radio Prague |
5 November 2009

A flood-wall that protects some 4,000 residents of the South Moravian town of Břeclav is in a hazardous condition, after beavers damaged an important part of the city's flood protection system.

Cinematographer Miroslav Ondříček turns 75

Radio Prague |
5 November 2009

One of the greatest legends of Czech cinema, director of photography Miroslav Ondříček looks back on his career of nearly six decades.

Czech Cinema since the Velvet Revolution.

Radio Prague |
4 November 2009

Some of the most important Czech films since 1989 have been screened in a kind of mini-festival that has just come to a conclusion at the famed Film Society of Lincoln Center in New York.

ČR forcing official business onto electronic highway

Radio Prague |
4 November 2009

The Czech Republic has launched an ambitious project to get all public institutions and businesses onto the electronic highway for the purposes of official communications.

All clear for Lisbon ratification?

Radio Prague |
3 November 2009

It might well turn out that the opt-out that President Václav Klaus demanded from the EU's Charter of Fundamental rights will not prevent what he was concerned about, but will hit the Czech Republic adversely in other ways.

Ratification delay has hurt the Czech Republic

Radio Prague |
4 November 2009

Instead of dealing with the consequences of the financial crisis and new challenges of the global world after the financial crisis European leaders had to get involved in dealing with the very unreadable and strange position of this country, Respekt's Jan Macháček told Radio Prague.

Purple suits long gone but 'period' café remains

Radio Prague |
2 November 2009

The End of Czechoslovakia as Seen from the Parliament is a fascinating portrait of the end of an era and a rare chance to see the interior of one of Prague's most distinctive buildings, the Federal Assembly.

Workers find mysterious tomb in village church

Radio Prague |
2 November 2009

Reconstruction of an area rich with monuments near the village of Valeč in West Bohemia yielded a mystery that has archaeologists and anthropologists scratching their heads.

Jihlava film fest

Radio Prague |
27 October 2009

Over 200 documentaries from around the globe.

Richard Drury – English curator at home in Czech art world

Radio Prague |
27 October 2009

Not long after moving to Prague at the start of 1991, Englishman Richard Drury began working as a curator at the Central Bohemian Gallery, previously known as the Czech Museum of Fine Arts, on Husová St. He has been there ever since.

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