Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Life

New book compares post-1989 development of ČR and Austria

Radio Prague |
1 March 2010

The Czech Republic and neighbouring Austria share centuries of common history but in recent times relations between the two states have often been strained. How the countries have developed since 1989 is the focus of a new anthology by a group of Austrian and Czech academics.

Edwin Muir: a Scottish poet in Prague

Radio Prague |
1 March 2010

Edwin Muir, who was born in 1887 in Orkney and grew up on the tiny island of Wyre, is one of Scotland's best known 20th century poets, but it is also quite possible that you will have come across his name and that of his wife Willa on the inside cover of one of Franz Kafka's novels or stories.

St. Matthew's Fair 2010

Prague TV |
26 February 2010

For seven weeks starting 27 February, the Holešovice fairground's small collection of permanent attractions will be boosted by a wide range of travelling rides and amusements.

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.

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.

Snow castle and medieval battle in Harrachov

Euronews |
25 February 2010

Visitors to the Harrachov Ski Centre, near to the German and Polish borders in the Czech Republic, are being treated to the country's largest snow castle this winter.

Respekt Weekly Round-up

Respekt |
23 Feb 2010

The Year of the Tiger began. Dominik Duka was appointed the new Archbishop of Prague. The coalition forces in Afghanistan launched the largest offensive against the Taliban since 2001. Freezing temperatures were followed by warm weather.

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.

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