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UFOs over Czech skies do battle with sceptics

Radio Prague |
21 August 2009

Last weekend there were reports from around the country of strange lights in the sky, flying about, flaring up, flaring out, chasing each other.

Prague Zoo head to run Bohemian National Hall in NYC

Radio Prague |
20 August 2009

Petr Fejk who transformed the zoo into one of the most exciting venues in Prague will now be heading to New York, where he will run the Czech Republic’s National Bohemian Hall.

Špotáková satisfied with silver in javelin

Radio Prague |
20 August 2009

The Czech Republic has taken its first medal at the World Athletics Championships in Berlin: the silver for Barbora Špotáková in the women’s javelin.

Eurosceptic senators employ new tactic to block Lisbon treaty

Radio Prague |
20 August 2009

A group of Eurosceptic senators are going to send a freshly announced petition to the Czech Constitutional Court, ahead of a challenge to the document itself.

Government approves product placement on television

Radio Prague |
19 August 2009

The Czech government on Monday approved a proposal to allow product placement in television programmes. In one sense it means a new advertising medium, and in another, simply bringing above-board what producers have already been doing for a long time.

Four charged over petrol bomb attack on Romani family

Radio Prague |
17 August 2009

Police in north Moravia have made a major breakthrough in the case of a petrol bomb attack on a Romani family’s home, charging four men with racially motivated attempted murder.

Czechs seek to save face at last EU summit

Radio Prague |
19 June 2009

Czech PM Jan Fischer welcomed French President Nicolas Sarkozy at the summit in Brussels Thursday. (ČTK)

EU leaders are currently meeting in Brussels for the last summit of the Czech Republic's EU presidency. Štefan Füle talks about Czech delegation’s preparations.

Czech MEP in parliament in cycling gear

Radio Prague |
16 July 2009

The Czech Civic Democrat MEP Edvard Kožušník had promised voters he would get on his bike if they gave him their support in the European parliamentary elections.

How to make roads safer

Radio Prague |
19 August 2009

Driving on busy dual-carriageways can be a hairy experience. Indeed, the Czech Republic has one of the highest rates of road fatalities in all of Europe; last year, nearly 1,100 people died on Czech roads.

Fresh Film Fest ends sixth year of showcasing student cinema

Radio Prague |
18 August 2009

For those who simply can't get enough of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, there is another important film event just around the corner in very same place - the Fresh Film Festival.

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