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Amended labour law comes too late for former RFE/RL employees

Radio Prague |
25 February 2010

Two former foreign employees of the Prague-based, US broadcaster RFE/RL are fighting a legal battle against their former employer, accusing the radio station of discrimination.

Snow castle and medieval battle in Harrachov

Euronews |
25 February 2010

Visitors to the Harrachov Ski Centre, near to the German and Polish borders in the Czech Republic, are being treated to the country's largest snow castle this winter.

Respekt Weekly Round-up

Respekt |
23 Feb 2010

The Year of the Tiger began. Dominik Duka was appointed the new Archbishop of Prague. The coalition forces in Afghanistan launched the largest offensive against the Taliban since 2001. Freezing temperatures were followed by warm weather.

Mark Weston – an English hair-stylist working in Prague

Radio Prague |
23 February 2010

Hair-stylist Mark Weston talks about the hairstyles Czechs prefer and how that is changing.

Danish expert: Analysis of Tycho Brahe's remains promising

Radio Prague |
23 February 2010

Czech authorities recently granted permission to experts from Denmark's Aarhus University to explore the grave of astronomer Tycho Brahe.

Mene Tekel opens in Prague

Radio Prague |
23 February 2010

In its fourth year, the international festival against totalitarianism offers a week full of debates, film screenings and a number of rock concerts.

Czech Olympic team's outfits: eyesore or awesome?

Radio Prague |
22 February 2010

When the Czech Winter Olympic team walked into the BC Place Stadium in Vancouver during the opening ceremony, they certainly stood out among the 82 nations taking part in the 21st Winter Olympics.

Olympic Diary: Shocking fashions and free condoms

Prague Post |
19 February 2010

What's the spirit of Vancouver like?

Man, myth, legend

Prague Post |
19 February 2010

The unlikely life story of Václav Kabourek has the makings of a Hollywood movie, and he has the pictures to prove it.

Long-lost photos document terrible aftermath of US air raid on Prague

Radio Prague |
18 February 2010

Sixty-five-years ago, a fleet of 62 U.S. Air Force bombers dropped their deadly cargo on Prague. As soon as the all-clear sounded a Red Cross photographer named Stanislav Maršál went out into the streets to document the aftermath; he was so traumatised by what he saw that he hid the photos away for sixty years. Now, five years after his death, the photographs are being shown for the first time, at an exhibition in Prague’s New Town Hall.

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