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Monitoring group issues stark warning on growing neo-Nazi threat

Radio Prague |
26 June 2009

The American centre in Prague hosted a roundtable discussion on Wednesday on the growing threat of extremism, at a time when far-right groups are holding regular rallies in Czech towns and several Romany families have been attacked by neo-Nazis.

Survey highlights problems facing job seeking mothers

Radio Prague |
24 June 2009

Most mothers with young children are thwarted by a lack of childcare facilities and lack of interest from their former employers in finding ways how they can keep employed. Many just simply face outright discrimination when seeking work.

Survey highlights problems facing Czech job seeking mothers

Radio Prague |
23 June 2009

A survey of Czech mothers with young children has found that many of them would like to combine childcare with work but cannot. Most are thwarted by a lack of childcare facilities and lack of interest from their former employers in finding ways how they can keep employed.

Ireland wins guarantees over Lisbon treaty at final EU summit of Czech presidency

Radio Prague |
22 June 2009

A deal reached between the Czech Republic, Ireland and the UK cleared the way to agreement on assurances for voters that Irish policy on matters like military neutrality and abortion will not be affected by the treaty. The guarantees given to Ireland at last week's meeting of Europe’s leaders in Brussels, the final summit of the Czech Republic’s six-month EU presidency, will not affect the ratification of Lisbon in other EU states.

Remembering General Heliodor Píka, first victim of the communist show trials

Radio Prague |
22 June 2009

In the early morning of 21 June, 1949, General Heliodor Píka, a hero of World Wars I and II, became the first Czechoslovak to be executed by the new communist regime.

Changing narratives from the smaller countries of Europe

Radio Prague |
22 June 2009

If you are a writer from one of the smaller countries of Europe, writing in a language spoken by a few million or perhaps just a few hundred thousand people, your chances of finding an international readership are almost non-existent.

Czech companies complain credit crunch has begun

Radio Prague |
18 June 2009

Czech companies are complaining that they are already being hit by a credit crunch with banks reluctant to lend them money.

Czechs pull punches on humanitarian foreign affairs agenda

Radio Prague |
17 June 2009

The two-day meeting of EU foreign affairs ministers in Luxembourg that finished on Tuesday was the last foreign ministers' council with the Czechs in charge. With that in mind, just how far the Czechs have used the presidency to push their foreign policy objectives?

Annual opera festival underway in Bedřich Smetana's hometown

Radio Prague |
17 June 2009

Now in its 60th year, Smetana's Litomyšl Festival continues to draw some of the biggest personages in classical music.

Gipsy.cz proud to represent ČR and Roma minority at Eurovision

Radio Prague |
12 May 2009

The song they are going to perform, Aven Romale, is about breaking down the old limits of colour, group’s leader Gipsy told Radio Prague.

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