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EU gives home pig slaughtering in Europe the green light

Radio Prague |
30 September 2009

Only last week it seemed that home pig slaughters could be on their way out, but after much debate and pressure from individual EU members officials in Brussels have given them the green light.

Preacher Petr Wagner on Saint Wenceslas, Czech atheism, and spreading his beliefs through punk

Radio Prague |
30 September 2009

Petr Wagner is the front man of Czech Christian punk group Goro, a presenter on Český rozhlas station Radio Wave, and a Hussite preacher based in Čerčany, near Prague

Contemporary musicians record cover versions of classic Semafor hits

Radio Prague |
29 September 2009

To honour the output of songwriting duo Jiří Suchý and Jiří Šlitr, and the theatre’s 50th birthday, nearly 20 young Czech bands have got together to make an album of cover versions of Semafor songs.

Angry farmers halt national highway traffic over milk prices

Radio Prague |
30 June 2009

Czech dairy farmers took to the highways Monday morning to bring the nation's traffic to a snail's pace for two hours. Protesting the critically low purchase price of milk - and what they see as a lack of political will to do anything about it – nearly 2,000 dairy farmers overran 20 highways in seven regions.

Call for state funding of political parties to be halved

Radio Prague |
24 September 2009

Czech political parties have probably never been at a lower level of public estimation. So a proposal to halve the generous cash payments to parties by the state as part of the overall belt tightening looks like a popular and winning move. The only problem is that most of the parties do not to share the enthusiasm.

Plans for railway model of Czech Republic

Radio Prague |
25 September 2009

The owners of Prague's Railroad Kingdom are planning is to expand to a remarkable 1,000 square metres – and build a kind of mini Czech Republic.

Poland and ČR possible partners in US defence

Radio Prague |
23 September 2009

Czech Foreign Minister Jan Kohout was in New York on Monday for talks with US Secretary of State Hillary Clintoossible on future cooperation in US missile defence, a move to apparently reassure US partners in Europe that the US wasn’t abandoning the region.

Prestigious World Press Photo 2008 opens in Prague

Radio Prague |
21 September 2009

Winning photos highlight major events from last year – from the election of US President Barack Obama to scenes of conflict such as the war between Russia and Georgia.

Špindlerův Mlýn gets ready for Extreme Golf tournament

Radio Prague |
21 September 2009

Four years ago, three friends including well-known Czech golf pro Alan Babický got it into their heads to bring Extreme Golf to the Czech Republic.

Prague Planetarium goes digital

Radio Prague |
22 September 2009

A new, state-of-the-art, projection system allows onlookers to witness the skies as they were hundreds of years ago.

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