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Milk vending machines' success paves way for expanding sales to other kinds of produce

Radio Prague |
14 July 2010

The installation of milk vending machines across the Czech Republic significantly boosted dairy sales last year. Farmers are now gearing up to expand the range of produce available through vending machines.

From Finnegan's Wake to Calisthenics

Radio Prague |
13 July 2010

A book entitled "Czech-Irish Cultural Relations 1900-1950" may sound a little obscure, but this slim volume published last year by the Centre for Irish Studies of Prague's Charles University is anything but a dull, dry thesis.

Ron Yerxa

Radio Prague |
13 July 2010

The president of the 45th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival's Grand Jury Ron Yerxa speaks about his taste in movies, the festival as such and what the experience of being a juror had been like.

Czech authorities baffled by summer hike in road deaths

Radio Prague |
13 July 2010

After several months of decline in the number of traffic accidents, the first two weeks of the summer holidays saw a spike in the number of casualties on Czech roads.

Summer brings emptiness into Prague

Radio Prague |
12 July 2010

The start of the summer holidays has a profound effect on life in the Czech capital.

Tomáš Berdych loses to Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon's final

Radio Prague |
8 July 2010

Czech tennis player Tomáš Berdych came close to his first Grand Slam crown at Wimbledon as he faced world's number one, Rafael Nadal, in Sunday's final.

"East of the West" at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

Radio Prague |
8 July 2010

One of the sections of the official competition at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival is East of the West – a showcase for films from Eastern and Central Europe. This year, it features ten different films from countries like Armenia, Slovenia and Azerbaijan.

Jan Rovenský: the evergreen environment campaigner

Radio Prague |
8 July 2010

For most of the last 17 years Jan Rovenský has been in the thick of most big environmental campaigns, apart from a short but enjoyable spell as a nature protection official at a state park.

Alcohol, heat, stupidity result in deadly weekend on Czech roads

Radio Prague |
8 July 2010

While most people spent the five-day break relaxing at the cottage or cooling off in the local pond, dozens of families across the Czech Republic are mourning the 26 people killed in road accidents – often senseless, always horrific – that took place over the holiday weekend.

Czechs win stinky cheese war after 6-year struggle

Radio Prague |
7 July 2010

The Czech Republic scored a major diplomatic victory over neighbouring Germany and Austria this week after the European Union granted the cherished protected geographical status to the country's pungent Olomoucké tvarůžky cheese.

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