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Transport authority leased more casino bars in metro despite ban

Radio Prague |
22 February 2010

The Prague Public Transit Company has found itself in hot water with the municipal government, after it was discovered that the company has done nothing to fulfil town hall's order to remove casino bars from the metro.

Czech Olympic team's outfits: eyesore or awesome?

Radio Prague |
22 February 2010

When the Czech Winter Olympic team walked into the BC Place Stadium in Vancouver during the opening ceremony, they certainly stood out among the 82 nations taking part in the 21st Winter Olympics.

Czech charity opens new elementary school in Uganda

Radio Prague |
19 February 2010

The Prague branch of the Christian charity Charita embarked on a new project, opening a new elementary school providing education as well as meals to poverty-stricken kids.

Long-lost photos document terrible aftermath of US air raid on Prague

Radio Prague |
18 February 2010

Sixty-five-years ago, a fleet of 62 U.S. Air Force bombers dropped their deadly cargo on Prague. As soon as the all-clear sounded a Red Cross photographer named Stanislav Maršál went out into the streets to document the aftermath; he was so traumatised by what he saw that he hid the photos away for sixty years. Now, five years after his death, the photographs are being shown for the first time, at an exhibition in Prague’s New Town Hall.

Rudolf Zeman, dissident, journalist and co-founder of the samizdat paper Lidové Noviny

Radio Prague |
18 February 2010

We talk to one of the founders of the samizdat Lidové noviny, and its first post-communist editor-in-chief, Rudolf Zeman.

PEN club marks 85 yrs of promoting freedom of speech

Radio Prague |
17 February 2010

The Czech PEN club on Monday marked its 85th anniversary.

An uncertain future for Prague's Anglican congregation

Radio Prague |
17 February 2010

If you are looking for somewhere for Christian worship in Prague, there are several places where you can attend regular Sunday services in English.

Municipalities against plan for new international airport

Radio Prague |
16 February 2010

Villagers in two municipalities north of Prague have voted overwhelmingly against a plan aiming to turn a local airstrip into a new international airport.

Fifteen-year-old Russian pianist wins Concertino Praga 2010

Radio Prague |
16 February 2010

Concertino Praga – Czech Radio's prestigious international competition for young musicians – has just announced the winners of this year's event.

Film roundup with critic Ilona Francková

Radio Prague |
16 February 2010

It’s that time of the year again for the Czech film industry; the red carpet is about to come out for the Czech Lions – that is, the top Czech film prize awarded by the Czech Film and Television Academy – but there have also been a series of higher-than-ordinary-profile films of late and some new directions taken in the industry.

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