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Police clash with squatters highlights problem of abandoned buildings

Radio Prague |
16 September 2009

A high profile Prague clash between squatters and their supporters and police has highlighted the number of empty and deteriorating buildings in the capital. It has also put the spotlight on the powerlessness of local councils and authorities to force reluctant owners to take action.

Analyst: Move against early elections will demolish ČR’s reputation

Radio Prague |
16 September 2009

The move by ČSSD to renege on an earlier decision and say it was now not backing the dissolution of the Chamber of Deputies, caught most observers by surprise on Tuesday. The question is what will be the impact on the country?

China angered by presence of Dalai Lama, Uighur activist in Prague

Radio Prague |
14 September 2009

The Chinese Embassy has protested at speeches given by the Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama and the exiled Uighur activist Rebiya Kadeer at a human rights conference in Prague.

Czech scientists turn toxic waste into water

Radio Prague |
14 September 2009

The international team has created an enzyme that breaks some of the most persistent chemical waste products down into pure water and carbon dioxide, doing in a few months what takes nature hundreds of years.

UK exhibition commemorates architect Jan Kaplický

Radio Prague |
14 September 2009

Jan Kaplický's buildings have been described as 'some of the most remarkable... that Britain has ever seen'.

Lots of answers to two questions

Radio Prague |
15 September 2009

There are two questions that I have been asked at least once a week for the last eleven-and-a-half years: "What do you like about the Czech Republic?" and "Don’t you miss America?"

Psycho for Kids and Baby Punk: Czech children's writing since 1989

Radio Prague |
14 September 2009

Czech post-1989 children's writing and publishing is a world where poetry, music and visual art have come to overlap with some surprising results.

New research centre to tackle problem of invasive crayfish

Radio Prague |
11 September 2009

Czech crayfish are in trouble, and a new multimillion-crown research centre is coming to their rescue.

Divus: presenting alternative art in Prague and London

Radio Prague |
10 September 2009

Originally the concept of one Czech man, Ivan Mečl, Divus has grown into something of a mini art empire. The organization has offices in Prague, London and Berlin, and a magazine called Umělec published in Czech, Spanish, English and Chinese.

Czech publishers opposed to Google's plans to digitise millions of books

Radio Prague |
9 September 2009

The Google Books Library is a huge project under which the internet giant aims to scan millions of books and make them available online.

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