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If I had been a boy, I would have been shot…

Radio Prague |
13 June 2011

Over the next few weeks, the actress Veronika Hyks will be reading from the memories of Jaroslava Skleničková, one of the survivors of the Lidice massacre.

More young Czechs fall into drug-smuggling trap

Radio Prague |
10 June 2011

The Czech authorities warn that the number of young Czechs serving tough sentences for drug smuggling in countries such as Peru and Brazil is on the rise.

Pivovarský Dům and Pivovarský Klub

Radio Prague |
9 June 2011

Two top-notch beer destinations in the heart of Prague.

Synthetic drugs a threat again

Radio Prague |
8 June 2011

New or newly-reopened speciality shops are once again selling highly-dubious synthetic drugs in the Czech Republic.

Film about politicians shot by mentally disabled people wins top documentary prize

Radio Prague |
8 June 2011

The Pavel Koutecký Award for best Czech documentary went this year to the film Earthlings, Who Are You Voting For? The movie shows, among other things, what happens when a group of mentally handicapped people come up to politicians in the middle of an election campaign and ask them questions they might not be ready for.

The beautiful and damned actress Lída Baarová

Radio Prague |
8 June 2011

Lída Baarová was one of the most famous and successful Czech actresses to have ever lived.

Vladimír Dlouhý: Low growth, not corruption, key problem of Czech Republic

Radio Prague |
7 June 2011

What will Germany's decision to phase out nuclear power mean for the Czech Republic? Can the Czech government implement far-reaching reforms without credibly tackling corruption? And is the country's fiscal strategy too ambitious? Member of the Czech government's advisory board NERV and a consultant for the investment firm Goldman and Sachs Vladimír Dlouhý gives answers.

New literary award in honour of a Czech who became a true world citizen

Radio Prague |
6 June 2011

One of the highpoints of last month's Bookworld international book fair in Prague was the presentation of the first George – or Jiří – Theiner Award.

Fans of codes and secret ciphers attend special conference in Prague

Radio Prague |
6 June 2011

Amateur code-breakers and decipherers met at Prague College last week for a special conference entitled the Secret of Ciphers.

Much-awaited film Lidice opens in Czech cinemas

Radio Prague |
6 June 2011

Last Thursday saw the premiere of the long-awaited film Lidice, the first Czech production to tell the story one of the darkest periods in Czech history, the destruction of the village of Lidice by the Nazis in 1942.

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