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  1. Daily news summary 6.2.2016Read the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | Radio Prague

    Demonstrations against immigration, the EU, and Islam took place in Prague and the second city, Brno, on Saturday. The main demonstration in Prague against Islam and the EU attracted around 500 supporters.

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  2. Slav Epic to go on show in Japan and ChinaRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | Radio Prague

    The series of paintings by Alphonse Mucha the Slav Epic will during the first quarter of next year be exposed in Japan and from mid-2017 in China, where it will stay on show until May 2018. The agreements for both exhibitions have been sealed Prague City Council's chairwoman of the culture committee, EliA ka KaplickA1 2 FuchsovA told the A TK news agency.

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  3. Anti Islam, immigration protests take place in Prague, BrnoRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | Radio Prague

    Demonstrations against immigration, the EU, and Islam took place in Prague and the second city, Brno, on Saturday. The main demonstration in Prague against Islam and the EU attracted around 500 supporters.

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  4. Gale warning issued for eastern Moravia on SundayRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | Radio Prague

    The Czech weather office has issued a warning of high winds for the east of the country on Sunday. Winds of up to 90 km/hour on lower ground and up to 130 km/hour on mountain peaks are expected with the danger of falling trees and branches.

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  5. Czech scientists calculate whether 'Goldilocks' planet can exist near a cold black holeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Radio Prague

    Anyone who saw the 2014 space opera Interstellar will remember that planets featured in the film, visited by a crew from Earth, orbited not a star but a massive black hole called Gargantua, its accretion disc the source of heat and light. Much of the science in the film was calculated by renowned physicist Kip Thorne and indeed the treatment of black holes in the film was a source of inspiration for scientists even here in the Czech Republic.

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  6. Czech military refuses to close airport in PrerovRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | Prague Daily Monitor

    The town hall of Prerov and the Olomouc Region authority, north Moravia, want to close the military airport Prerov-Bochor over a planned industrial zone, but the project is resolutely rejected by the Defence Ministry, daily Pravo wrote Wednesday. The military argues that it is absurd to close a functioning airport it still uses for training.

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  7. Police arrest Iranian trader shortly after release on bailRead the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | Prague Daily Monitor

    The Czech police arrested Iranian businessman Shahram Abdullah Zadeh, based on an international arrest warrant issued by Iran, shortly after his release from pre-trial detention on a 150-million-crown bail in Brno on Monday, the regional police spokeswoman Petra Ledabylova has told CTK without elaborating. Zadeh has been facing tax evasion and organised crime charges in the Czech Republic and his trial is to start in March.

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  8. Labour ministry unveils pilot project to increase labour mobilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Radio Prague

    Although the unemployment rate in the Czech Republic is now one of the lowest in Europe -at 6.2 percent- there are still regions where finding work is a problem. Jobs openings are available around the country but the majority of Czechs are not willing to commute to work.

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  9. Two men of faith and scienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Deseret News

    Science and religion have been at war since the days of Galileo. Or that's what we're often told, and there's definitely been enough friction between them to render the claim plausible.

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  10. SpaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | RedOrbit

    ... be a very friendly place for life to develop. , TomA A OpatrnA1 2 of PalackA1 2 University in Olomouc, Czech Republic said black holes could act as a sort of cold sun that sustains life via an energy-generating temperature difference. Black holes, ...

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  11. Trial of Iranian Zadeh in Czech Republic adjourned for third timeRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Prague Daily Monitor

    The beginning of a trial of a 15-member group allegedly organised by Iranian businessman with Czech citizenship Shahram Abdullah Zadeh charged with a huge tax evasion was adjourned for a third time yesterday and the court decided to release him from custody on 150 million crown bail. The trial did not start due to the absence of two defence lawyers.

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  12. Black holes' cold temperature may help make worlds habitableRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Daily Mail

    ... could sustain life, just like a warm sun does to Earth TomA A OpatrnA1 2 of PalackA1 2 University in Olomouc, Czech Republic, modelled what would happen to a planet if it had a cold sun and a hot sky. According to an in-depth report in the New ...

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  13. Legendary folk and country festival hits 50Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Radio Prague

    The Czech Republic's biggest festival of country and folk music, Porta, celebrates its 50th birthday this year. Established in 1967 by a group of music enthusiasts, the festival gradually evolved into one of the largest events of its kind in Europe, attracting some 30,000 visitors in its heydey.

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  14. Black hole sun could support bizarre life on orbiting planetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | New Scientist

    ... what a planet orbiting a black hole would see, says TomA A OpatrnA1 2 of PalackA1 2 University in Olomouc, Czech Republic - though it wouldn't look much like the one imagined by the grunge band Soundgarden . Despite the name, most black holes are ...

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  15. Czech department store takes Chinese name to temp high spending touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | Radio Prague

    One of the Czech Republic's oldest department stores, Kotva, which is located in downtown Prague, wants to focus more on Chinese clients, its management announced in a press release on Wednesday. The store has even acquired an official Chinese name: gao-te-wa.

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  16. Prague department store Kotva has Chinese nameRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 14 | Prague Daily Monitor

    The Kotva department store in Prague centre from the 1970s that wants to focus more on Chinese tourists is the first modern building in the city to have acquired its official name in Chinese, too, it announced in a press release yesteday. The name composed of three Chinese characters gao-te-wa that reminds of the Czech name Kotva was chosen with the help of the Confucius Institute of Palacky University in Olomouc, north Moravia.

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  17. Government better at drawing on EU funds than president claims, says ministerRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2016 | Radio Prague

    Finance Minister Andrej BabiA says President MiloA Zeman is mistaken in criticising the Czech government's accomplishments when it comes to making use of available European Union funds. Mr. BabiA said on Czech Television on Sunday that the country had missed out on a potential CZK 26 billion to CZK 30 billion in the period from 2007 to 2013, not CZK 35 billion as the president recently stated.

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  18. Daily news summary 10.1.2016Read the original story

    Jan 10, 2016 | Radio Prague

    Finance Minister Andrej BabiA says President MiloA Zeman is mistaken in criticising the Czech government's accomplishments when it comes to making use of available European Union funds. Mr. BabiA said on Czech Television on Sunday that the country had missed out on a potential CZK 26 billion to CZK 30 billion in the period from 2007 to 2013, not CZK 35 billion as the president recently stated.

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  19. Poet Seifert remembered on 30th anniversary of deathRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2016 | Radio Prague

    The great Czech poet Jaroslav Seifert was remembered on Sunday, the 30th anniversary of his death. People gathered in the Nobel Prize winner's honour at his tomb in the graveyard in Kralupy nad Vltavou, where his maternal grandparents came from and where he requested that he be buried.

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  20. Babis: New rules on regular VAT payee reports must be changedRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2016 | Radio Prague

    The minister of finance, Andrej BabiA , says a freshly introduced requirement for payers of value added tax needs to be changed. "Inspection reports" by which VAT payers have to send a regular overview of invoices to tax officials have been brought in with a view to improving tax collection.

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