Tuesday, 16 October 2018


Czechs win stinky cheese war after 6-year struggle

Radio Prague |
7 July 2010

The Czech Republic scored a major diplomatic victory over neighbouring Germany and Austria this week after the European Union granted the cherished protected geographical status to the country's pungent Olomoucké tvarůžky cheese.

Simon Mawer talks about The Glass Room

Radio Prague |
7 July 2010

One of the most acclaimed books to be published in the last couple of years is the Man Booker Prize shortlisted novel, The Glass Room, by the British writer, Simon Mawer.

Czechs object to Jackson statue plans

Contactmusic.com |
30 June 2010

Plans to erect a Michael Jackson statue in the Czech Republic have been met with criticism by locals, who argue the late King of Pop had no real connection to the country.

Englishman to swim 175 km to Prague

Radio Prague |
28 June 2010

Last October, Paul Whitaker set himself a goal, and decided to swim the 175 kilometres from the South Bohemian city of České Budějovice to Prague, almost all the way down the Vltava, and all for a charity challenge.

Itching to get out

Grant's Prague Bike Blog |
28 June 2010

As usual in Prague, when you're on your bike, you don't have to venture far from home before you encounter something that will make you smile or take note.

Are Czechs the least religious of all?

Guardian.co.uk |
25 June 2010

Survey after survey shows the Czech Republic to be the least religious country. That may be true, but it's not the whole story.

Human trafficking can also involve Czechs exploited in ČR

Radio Prague |
25 June 2010

A report on human trafficking released last week by the US State Department called on the Czech Republic to do more to increase the number of convicted trafficking offenders serving time in prison. But the Czech branch of the NGO La Strada, which works in this field, questions aspects of the report.

RefuFest supports integration of foreigners

Radio Prague |
23 June 2010

Last weekend, Prague's Kampa Island turned into a melting pot of cultures from all over the world, hosting a festival called RefuFest.

Czech out the prices in Brno

The Guardian |
21 June 2010

In pretty Brno, the Czech Republic's second city, prices, and crowds, are a fraction of Prague's.

Outdoor goers warned to take extra caution during tick season

Radio Prague |
17 June 2010

Czech outdoors lovers have been warned to brace for the coming peak in tick season at the end of June/early July, a little later than usual after this year's long winter.

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