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ČR hosts women's world basketball championships

Radio Prague |
23 September 2010

For the next two weeks, the Czech Republic will be the centre of the world of basketball. Three cities are playing host to the women's world championships, with the event expected to be a boost for the game locally and for the country abroad.

Prague's southern bypass opens amidst controversy

Radio Prague |
21 September 2010

There were the usual smiles and handshakes as President Václav Klaus, Prague Mayor Pavel Bém and other top officials cut the ribbon at the opening of a long-awaited new bypass on the south-western outskirts of Prague on Monday morning. But behind the scenes the mood was far less optimistic.

Steen Agro: making a film splash on a shoestring

Radio Prague |
21 September 2010

Steen Agro made a big impact with his first full length feature film, the British-Czech black comedy 'Shut up and shoot me' (Sklapni a zastřel mě) in which actors Karel Roden and Anna Geislerová had star roles.

Plans underway for museum dedicated to former German speaking minority

Radio Prague |
17 September 2010

Preparations are underway to open the Czech Republic's first ever museum dedicated to the region's former German speaking minority.

Blacksmith's craft show in Bečov

Radio Prague |
17 September 2010

The international symposium in Bečov nad Teplou showed that the blacksmith's craft has come back from the brink and can pull in a lot of public interest.

Analyst: Prague municipal election will be fight between ODS and TOP 09

Radio Prague |
16 September 2010

"To a degree I think that the municipal election will be the public's judgment on the Civic Democrats' ability to continue as the dominant party on the political Right," says political analyst Jiří Pehe.

Court ends bitter feud of pop divas

Radio Prague |
15 September 2010

Once the shining stars of the 1960s Czechoslovak pop scene, singers Helena Vondráčková and Marta Kubišová have turned into bitter foes over thwarted plans for a comeback of their former band, the Golden Kids.

Czech nano research key to breakthrough in tissue production

Radio Prague |
15 September 2010

A project called Nanoprogres is bringing together 16 companies and research institutions to create a commercial device that would put nanofibres to a range of medical uses.

Economist: Czech economy relatively healthy, but cuts still essential

Radio Prague |
14 September 2010

Chief economist at Poštovní spořitelna Jan Bureš answers questions about the Czech economy.

Botanicus co-founder Dana Hradecká: planting the seeds of success

Radio Prague |
22 June 2010

The Botanicus chain of stores offering herbal soaps, extracts and delicacies is a Czech, and growing international, success story. Most tourists will have probably bought something from one of their outlets in the country.

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