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Police: 'catalogue of negligence and failure' led to 2008 Studénka rail crash

Radio Prague |
16 Jul 2010

A special commission investigating the causes of the 2008 Studénka rail crash has delivered its long-awaited report, with police investigators speaking of a 'catalogue of negligence and failure'.

Children of Stalinism to be shown at New York festival

Radio Prague |
15 July 2010

Four films that are part of the documentary series Children of Stalinism capturing testimonies of daughters of political prisoners in 1950s Czechoslovakia will feature at the New York Independent Film Festival later this month.

President swears in new Czech "reform" government

Radio Prague |
14 July 2010

A new Czech centre-right government made up of the Civic Democrats, TOP 09 and Public Affairs was sworn in by the president in a ceremony at Prague Castle Tuesday.

Milk vending machines' success paves way for expanding sales to other kinds of produce

Radio Prague |
14 July 2010

The installation of milk vending machines across the Czech Republic significantly boosted dairy sales last year. Farmers are now gearing up to expand the range of produce available through vending machines.

From Finnegan's Wake to Calisthenics

Radio Prague |
13 July 2010

A book entitled "Czech-Irish Cultural Relations 1900-1950" may sound a little obscure, but this slim volume published last year by the Centre for Irish Studies of Prague's Charles University is anything but a dull, dry thesis.

Ron Yerxa

Radio Prague |
13 July 2010

The president of the 45th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival's Grand Jury Ron Yerxa speaks about his taste in movies, the festival as such and what the experience of being a juror had been like.

Czech authorities baffled by summer hike in road deaths

Radio Prague |
13 July 2010

After several months of decline in the number of traffic accidents, the first two weeks of the summer holidays saw a spike in the number of casualties on Czech roads.

Summer brings emptiness into Prague

Radio Prague |
12 July 2010

The start of the summer holidays has a profound effect on life in the Czech capital.

Tomáš Berdych loses to Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon's final

Radio Prague |
8 July 2010

Czech tennis player Tomáš Berdych came close to his first Grand Slam crown at Wimbledon as he faced world's number one, Rafael Nadal, in Sunday's final.

"East of the West" at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

Radio Prague |
8 July 2010

One of the sections of the official competition at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival is East of the West – a showcase for films from Eastern and Central Europe. This year, it features ten different films from countries like Armenia, Slovenia and Azerbaijan.

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