Airport alcohol sales to be reviewed after spate of plane incidents

July 29, 2016

New aviation minister Lord Ahmad has announced he will examine the way alcohol is sold at airports amid a spate of incidents on planes involving drunk passengers.

British PM: Immigration control must be part of EU-UK deal

July 28, 2016

British Prime Minister Theresa May, left, is welcomed by Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico, right, ahead of their meeting in Bratislava, Thursday, July 28, 2016.

Running legend Emil Zátopek: separating fact from fiction

July 30, 2016

With the Summer Olympics now looming, it’s probably appropriate to look a
bit deeper at the life and times of probably the greatest Czechoslovak
athlete ever, the distance runner Emil Zátopek. It was Zátopek who

An English girl and a Czech soldier

July 30, 2016

In the last programme in our series marking Radio Prague’s 80th birthday
we heard recordings of Czechs and Slovaks fighting in the British armed
forces during World War Two. This week our tour of the radio archives

Boris Johnson meeting French counterpart for talks

July 28, 2016

Mr Johnson was accused of lying during the EU referendum campaign by Mr Ayrault, who then said the foreign secretary had behaved with "humility" at his first EU summit in July.

PM faces tricky meetings with Polish and Slovakian leaders

July 28, 2016

Prime Minister Theresa May's Euorpean tour could turn awkward when she meets the pro-free movement leaders of Poland and Slovakia Theresa May's European Union tour moves to Poland and Slovakia as she continues early talks on preparing for Brexit.

Allardyce straight into competitive action with England

July 26, 2016

The former Sunderland manager has been appointed as Roy Hodgson's successor at Wembley, and will kick off his reign with the World Cup qualifier against Slovakia Sam Allardyce's first match as England manager will be the opening 2018 World Cup qualifier against Slovakia in Trnava,

Czechs have high regard for Pope Francis

July 28, 2016

An opinion survey in which Czechs were asked to evaluate world leaders
indicates that Czechs have the biggest respect for Pope Francis, who
received a positive evaluation from two thirds of respondents. More than

[Focus] EU wonders how to win back people's trust

July 25, 2016

EU institutions and member states should stop bashing each other in public and EU capitals should take back some powers from Brussels, Slovakia has said after initial talks on how to react to Brexit.

Forever 21 to pen its first store in Prague

July 28, 2016

Forever 21, the American chain of fast fashion retailers, is to open its
first store in the Czech Republic this autumn. The chain is expanding to
nine more European countries including Poland, Slovakia, Romania and


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