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Czech adventurers seek to cover frozen Lake Baikal in a month

Radio Prague |
26 February 2010

Two intrepid Czechs, Vašek Sůra and Pavel Blažek, are at the start of what will probably be a month long trip to travel the length of the world’s deepest lake – Siberia's lake Baikal.

Almost 10% of agricultural land now given over to organic farming

Radio Prague |
25 February 2010

The number of organic farms in the country at the end of 2009 was just under 2,700, an increase of 50% on the previous year that is due at least in part to government subsidies.

Týn above the Vltava, and under Temelín

Radio Prague |
25 February 2010

A visit to Týn nad Vltavou offers much of what you would expect of a small South Bohemian town.

Amended labour law comes too late for former RFE/RL employees

Radio Prague |
25 February 2010

Two former foreign employees of the Prague-based, US broadcaster RFE/RL are fighting a legal battle against their former employer, accusing the radio station of discrimination.

Uniform color for cabs in Prague not likely to become reality

Radio Prague |
24 February 2010

Everyone knows what the ubiquitous New York yellow cabs look like. Prague Town Hall, too, is pushing for the bright shade to be the color of taxi cabs operating in the city, but legislation at this point does not allow for the city to force taxi companies to abide by just one shade.

New school comic book tells story of Chechen refugee in ČR

Radio Prague |
24 February 2010

Pupils at primary and secondary schools around the country will receive a new comic book soon; it's called My World and it's all about a Chechen refugee struggling to adjust to his new life in the Czech Republic, including dealing with prejudice and hostility.

Karel Kryl – the Czech "poet with a guitar"

Radio Prague |
23 February 2010

His well-known debut album "Bratříčku, zavírej vrátka" was published six months after the Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia which crushed the Prague Spring in 1968.

Mark Weston – an English hair-stylist working in Prague

Radio Prague |
23 February 2010

Hair-stylist Mark Weston talks about the hairstyles Czechs prefer and how that is changing.

Danish expert: Analysis of Tycho Brahe's remains promising

Radio Prague |
23 February 2010

Czech authorities recently granted permission to experts from Denmark's Aarhus University to explore the grave of astronomer Tycho Brahe.

Mene Tekel opens in Prague

Radio Prague |
23 February 2010

In its fourth year, the international festival against totalitarianism offers a week full of debates, film screenings and a number of rock concerts.

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