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Call for state funding of political parties to be halved

Radio Prague |
24 September 2009

Czech political parties have probably never been at a lower level of public estimation. So a proposal to halve the generous cash payments to parties by the state as part of the overall belt tightening looks like a popular and winning move. The only problem is that most of the parties do not to share the enthusiasm.

Plans for railway model of Czech Republic

Radio Prague |
25 September 2009

The owners of Prague's Railroad Kingdom are planning is to expand to a remarkable 1,000 square metres – and build a kind of mini Czech Republic.

Poland and ČR possible partners in US defence

Radio Prague |
23 September 2009

Czech Foreign Minister Jan Kohout was in New York on Monday for talks with US Secretary of State Hillary Clintoossible on future cooperation in US missile defence, a move to apparently reassure US partners in Europe that the US wasn’t abandoning the region.

Prestigious World Press Photo 2008 opens in Prague

Radio Prague |
21 September 2009

Winning photos highlight major events from last year – from the election of US President Barack Obama to scenes of conflict such as the war between Russia and Georgia.

Špindlerův Mlýn gets ready for Extreme Golf tournament

Radio Prague |
21 September 2009

Four years ago, three friends including well-known Czech golf pro Alan Babický got it into their heads to bring Extreme Golf to the Czech Republic.

Prague Planetarium goes digital

Radio Prague |
22 September 2009

A new, state-of-the-art, projection system allows onlookers to witness the skies as they were hundreds of years ago.

Political analyst Jiří Pehe: the present crisis will strengthen democracy in the Czech Republic

Radio Prague |
18 September 2009

The recent weeks of political turmoil in the Czech Republic have left many questions unanswered – primarily what kind of government will rule the country until regular elections in the spring of next year.

Astronomer Jiří Grygar on a life of promoting stargazing and scepticism

Radio Prague |
17 September 2009

It’s pretty fair to say that anybody in the Czech Republic who knows anything about astronomy has learned at least some of it from Dr. Jiří Grygar.

Soccer star Vladimír Šmicer looks back on a successful career

Radio Prague |
16 September 2009

Winning league titles in the Czech Republic and France and a number of trophies with one of the world’s biggest clubs, Liverpool, the attacking midfielder, who is now 36, looks back.

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.

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