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President Václav Klaus will name Civic Democrat leader Petr Nečas the country's next prime minister on Monday.
Public Affairs, one of the parties in talks on forming a new government, has threatened to walk out if it does not get the interior ministry portfolio.
When she lost her job after twenty years in the Czech section of the BBC, Hana Wilson was far from despondent. She simply allowed her hobby to take over her life. Hana, who left Czechoslovakia back in 1980, has spent much of the last decade on the waterways of Britain. Now she has published a book, introducing Czechs to the wonders of life on a narrowboat. Hana Wilson is David Vaughan's guest in this week's edition of Czech Books.
Ernesto "Che" Guevara is to many people a symbol of revolution. In fact his handsome, defiant face topped by a beret is said to be one of the most reproduced images in the world. The Argentinean Marxist famously took part in the Cuban revolution, and died trying to foment another uprising in Bolivia. What is perhaps less well known is his connection to a small town south of Prague.
Today in Mailbox we announce the winner of Radio Prague's annual listeners' contest and read the winning entry.