Friday, 24 March 2017

Radio Prague

"Natural Born Butchers" wine-tasting party pairs cork and pork

Radio Prague |
27 February 2017

The Natural Born Butchers' wine tasting party inspired by the pig slaughter season combines mostly Bohemian and Moravian wines and specialties made from a traditional Czech breed of pig.

Fortuna bets on expansion in Croatia, Romania, Spain

Radio Prague |
27 February 2017

Czech-based betting company Fortuna has taken a big step towards realizing its target of becoming the biggest sports betting and gaming operator in Central and South-Eastern Europe.

Key anti-corruption law gutted in avalanche of amendements

Radio Prague |
24 February 2017

A key piece of anti-corruption and transparency legislation appears to have been gutted by an unholy coalition of lower house lawmakers.

Lidl sets store by above average sector pay

Radio Prague |
23 February 2017

The Czech Republic’s discount chain Lidl, owned by Germany’s Schwarz, has announced its plans to significantly increase employees’ salaries.

Contemporary paintings on show at Ostrava's Gallery of Fine Arts

Radio Prague |
17 February 2017

An exhibition titled Disruptive Imagination, and subtitled Making Windows Where There Were Once Walls, shows 36 paintings by leading European contemporary artists.

Environmentalist: Beijing-like levels are thing of past but more must be done to combat smog

Radio Prague |
17 February 2017

While forecasters say weather conditions in the coming days may alleviate the situation, what is to be done to combat smog – which kills thousands of people every year – in the longer term?

Could dancing help prevent Alzheimer's disease?

Radio Prague |
17 February 2017

Dancing is fun, but the latest research suggests it could be far more beneficial for your health than previously thought.

Moser glassworks celebrates 160th anniversary with special collection

Radio Prague |
17 February 2017

160 years ago Ludwig Moser opened a glass-workshop and store in the West Bohemian town of Karlovy Vary. Today the Moser Glassworks is a world leader in glass making. It is celebrating its 160th anniversary with a grand exhibition at Prague's Municipal House.

Hockey legend Jaromír Jágr turns 45

Radio Prague |
16 February 2017

When Jaromír Jágr began playing in the NHL at 18 with rock star hair (which later prompted the slogan Fear the mullet) back in 1990, few knew the talented player would still be playing more than a quarter of a century later.

Facing long-term staff shortages, carmakers push for education changes

Radio Prague |
16 February 2017

The Czech Republic's auto producers and spare parts makers are currently lacking several thousand workers and expect to face the same problem for the rest of the decade, if not longer. To combat the problem they are advocating for a new dual education system that would help produce the workers that they require by combining classroom theory and hands-on shop floor experience.

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