Friday, June 10, 2011

Radio Prague Today 6.10.2011

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Brian Callaghan – Author of thrilling action/adventure novel The Seeds of Cain

In today's Arts my guest is Brian Callaghan, a Prague-based author of a new action/adventure thriller called The Seeds of Cain. Inspired by biblical themes and medieval legend, the novel throws together an unlikely group of adventurers – including the hero John McFadden – to fight an ancient evil. The story takes them from a quiet corner of Prague to an archaeological dig in the Middle East and beyond, and it doesn't let-up for 400 pages. Brian Callaghan came into the studio earlier this week and the first thing I asked him about was the threat the characters face.

Business News 10.6.2011

Economic growth exceeds expectations; exports up by 30% in 2010; Škoda Auto enjoys high sales in May; inflation speeds up to 2.0; Wizzair boosts Brno airport traffic with a new route to Eindhoven.

Transport strike on Monday set to paralyze Czech Republic

The Czech Republic is set to come to a standstill on Monday when the country will see one of the biggest labour protests in its history. To show their discontent with the government's reform plans, Czech transportation workers will go on a day-long nationwide strike that will stop trains across the country, along with public transport in most major cities. The trade unions are also planning to stage blockades on major thoroughfares in the capital.