Monday, May 30, 2011

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Sports News 30.5.2011

Kreuziger takes an historic sixth place in the Giro d'Italia; French Open remains a dream for Petra Kvitová, who lost the fourth round to Li Na; the Czech women's basketball team beats Russia to win the Karlovy Vary Grand Prix; and Bolt is back for the Golden Spike Ostrava, and having a go at golf.

Czech authorities launch checks of fresh vegetables in response to German outbreak of E.coli infection

The Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority on Monday ordered a nation-wide inspection of fresh vegetables. The decision comes after more than a hundred Spanish cucumbers possibly contaminated with a deadly mutated E. coli bacterium went on sale in several health food outlets in the country. Czech authorities are implementing the checks after vegetables with the infectious bacteria killed ten consumers in neighboring Germany.

Czech journalist Jana Ciglerová – a media professional with experience both at home and abroad

Jana Ciglerová studied journalism in Prague and in London, where she started working as a UK correspondent for the daily Lidové noviny when she was still a student. She has since then written for an interesting variety of publications, including The Observer. Upon her return to the Czech Republic, she became the editor-in-chief of Elle magazine, later launched a women's weekly and currently works for the daily Mladá fronta Dnes as well as producing a TV show. In this week's One on One, Jana Ciglerová speaks about UK media, feminism and how she first became interested in becoming a journalist.