Tuesday, 23 April 2019

The Prague Post

Four sentences handed down in corruption case

The Prague Post |
24 March 2016

The Regional Court of Ústí nad Labem has handed down sentences for four people in a case involving manipulation of EU funds, and two were found not guilty.

Bike rules on public transit relaxed

The Prague Post |
24 March 2016

Prague has a lot of nice cycling, but not in the city center. Getting you bike out to the 'burbs is now easier. New rules for taking a bicycle on the Prague metro system and trams will take effect March 25.

Zoo to let you make paper from elephant droppings

The Prague Post |
24 March 2016

The Prague Zoo will be opening a new center where people can make paper from elephant dung by using traditional papermaking techniques.

Kris Bowers to play Meetfactory

The Prague Post |
23 March 2016

The annual Czech jazz festival Mladí Ladi exists to promote the youngest generation of jazz groups mainly from Europe, and including the cream of the crop on the local scene. The festival also has international headliners, and this year's choice, Kris Bowers, is the most appropriate for our times.

Czech population rises due to immigration

The Prague Post |
22 March 2016

Population of the Czech Republic has increased. In 2015 it grew to 10,553,800 but the population growth is not based on a higher number of births, but on people coming from abroad

Skugga-Baldur at Studio Hrdinů

The Prague Post |
22 March 2016

The cultures of central Europe and Iceland will collide when a play adapted from Sjón's novel Skugga-Baldur is performed March 24 and April 21. The play is performed in English at Studio Hrdinů.

The Merchant of Venice at Divadlo Kolowrat

The Prague Post |
22 March 2016

So much Shakespeare, so little time. Prague Shakespeare Company in its PSC400 project to do all of Shakespeare's plays will present on The Merchant of Venice on March 24 and 25 and April 30.

Sobotka: No reason to change coalition

The Prague Post |
21 March 2016

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka said he sees no reason to change the composition of the coalition government. Sobotka (ČSSD) said that the coalition with the Christian Democrats (KDU-ČSL) and ANO has a chance to finish its mandate.

PSC presents Shakespeare's Richard II

The Prague Post |
21 March 2016

As part of Prague Shakespeare Company's effort to touch on every play by the Bard in the 400th anniversary of his death, they will present Richard II directed by and starring Gregory Gudgeon from March 31 to April 2 at Divadlo Kolowrat.

Nazi occult books found in Czech National Library depot

The Prague Post |
21 March 2016

Books on witchcraft and the occult collected by SS chief Heinrich Himmler were found in a storage depot near Prague used by the Czech National Library.

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