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Císařský Ostrov’s Trojan horse

Radio Prague |
20 October 2008

If you go down to the woods today, you’re sure of a big surprise…

Wallachian Kingdom – reporting from a land that doesn’t exist

Radio Prague |
16 October 2008

The Wallachian Kingdom – which has its own passports and currency - started as a practical joke, but soon grew into the most successful tourist venture in the country.

Solo to close down match production in ČR

Radio Prague |
16 October 2008

Solo Match Works is moving production abroad next year due to worsening economic conditions in the Czech Republic.

Two Czechs first Europeans to join the World Tea Union

Radio Prague |
16 October 2008

Not only does the Czech Republic have the highest number of tea rooms per person in Europe; Czechs have recently become the first Europeans to join the prestigious World Tea Union.

Bottled water flooding Czech market leaves sea of waste behind

Radio Prague |
15 October 2008

The Czech Republic is one of the biggest consumers of bottled water in Europe. With empty water bottles creating hundreds of tonnes of waste a year, not everyone is happy about the trend.

New exhibition highlights fascinating story of Czechoslovak legions in Russia during and after WWI

Radio Prague |
15 October 2008

The activities of Czechoslovak armed units on the side of the Allied powers during World War I helped Czechs and Slovaks win consent to form their own state. The legions that had been fighting in Russia, however, became embroiled in that country’s civil war, and didn’t get home until two years later. Their fascinating story is the subject of a new exhibition in Prague.

Man arrested over threats to tennis star Petra Kvitová

Radio Prague |
14 July 2014

The police have arrested a 53-year-old man who allegedly made a threating phone call to Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitová, a police spokeswoman said on Friday.

Sixteen firms bidding for medical marihuana deal

Radio Prague |
14 July 2014

Sixteen Czech firms have presented their bids for licences to grow and sell medical marihuana to pharmacies, the State Institute for Drug Control said on Friday. In the first phase of the two-round tender, the institute will review technical conditions while price will be the decisive factor in the second round.

Poll: 45% of Czechs support gay marriage

Radio Prague |
14 July 2014

Some 45 percent of Czechs support gay couples’ right to marry, according to a poll by the CVVM agency released on Friday. Around 73 percent of those surveyed said they were in favour of gay people's registered partnership.

ANO candidate for EU commissioner says she is up to the challenge

Radio Prague |
14 July 2014

Regional Development Minister Věra Jourová, whom the coalition party ANO last week put forward as its nominee for EU commissioner, says that while regional development is her main area of interest she feels up to the challenge of accepting other portfolios.

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