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ČR to pay laid-off immigrants to return home

Radio Prague |
5 February 2009

Foreigners in ČR (ČTK)

The Czech authorities are preparing a system under which workers from outside the EU could be given a flight ticket – and a cash incentive – to return to their countries of origin.

Should ČR stop surgically castrating sex offenders?

Radio Prague |
5 March 2009

The man, who was found guilty of raping and murdering a boy last year, has applied for surgical castration. Discussion is held whether the method of treating sexual offenders will continue in ČR.

One third of way through, how is Czech presidency of EU going?

Radio Prague |
4 March 2009

How has Prague actually been handling the presidency so far? That’s a question Radio Prague put to Petr Drulák of the Institute for International Relations.

Czech PM Mirek Topolánek leads call for EU core values

Radio Prague |
3 March 2009

hree of the EU’s top leaders made heartfelt calls in Prague today for the world’s biggest economic and trading power not to turn its back on its basic values under pressure from the world financial crisis.

Virtuoso violinist Václav Hudeček

Radio Prague |
3 March 2009

Violin (Courtesy)

Hudeček, who played London’s Royal Albert Hall when just fifteen years of age, is currently touring the world as part of the Czech EU presidency.

A Mosaic of Books

Radio Prague |
2 March 2009

Miroslav Peraica is originally from Croatia but has worked in the book trade in Prague for well over a decade and is now involved in running three of the city's English language bookshops.

A lament for the disappearing bazar

Radio Prague |
2 March 2009

The joy of coming across an old curiosity shop on almost every corner was one of Prague’s pleasures just over a decade ago.

Remarkable early 19th century model of Prague unveiled in new digital form

Radio Prague |
27 February 2009

Over 170 years after it was created, Antonín Langweil’s unique and remarkable cardboard model of Prague has just been unveiled in a new form – a digital version which means users can get a taste of the city as it was in the early 19th century on a computer screen.

'Decadent' Czech record goes on sale in Prague and Brussels

Radio Prague |
26 February 2009

A reworking of Serge Gainsbourg's 'la decadanse' has been released on limited edition vinyl to accompany an exhibit dedicated to Czech decadent art.

Students’ 1948 bid to save democracy remembered

Radio Prague |
26 February 2009

A solemn ceremony yesterday marked the last attempt by students to prevent the Communist seizure of power in 1948.

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