Wednesday, 22 November 2017
National | Radio Prague

Czech police have submitted a fresh request to the chamber of deputies for ANO leader Andrej Babiš and party deputy leader Jaroslav Faltýnek to be stripped of their parliamentary immunity so they can pursue a fraud case. During the previous session of parliament, the pair came under investigation for alleged corruption over securing an EU grant for a development project.

National | ČTK

A picture by Slovak photographer Martin Bandžák called Hezbollah, celebration of victory over Israel won the Czech Press Photo competition on Tuesday, becoming the Photography of the Year 2017.



Business | Prague TV

Škoda Auto is going to produce models that run purely on electric at their Mladá Boleslav site. As of 2019, the brand will also be manufacturing electrical components for plug-in hybrids.

National | ČTK

Russian President Vladimir Putin called the talks with his Czech counterpart Miloš Zeman open and comprehensive and appreciated the positive development mainly in bilateral economic and trade relations at a press conference after their meeting on Tuesday.

National | ČTK

The Czech delegation led by President Milos Zeman that is visiting Russia this week should talk about the distorted view of the 1968 invasion of Czechoslovakia that appeared on the website of the Russian army TV network Zvezda, Czech Foreign Minister Lubomír Zaorálek said on Twitter on Tuesday.

Prague | ČTK

The former Transgas complex of buildings in the style of brutalism from the 1970s in the centre of Prague will not be declared culture heritage and its owner can demolish it as planned, Czech papers wrote yesterday, referring to the Culture Ministry's decision.

Business | Prague TV

Some 77 percent of Czechs have internet access and the number of those who shop online is rising, according to the Czech Statistical Office (ČSÚ). But the country still lags behind Western Europe in many online areas.

Prague | Prague TV

Prague has fixed 500 benches and is repairing playgrounds is the city's wooded parks including Hostivařský lesopark, Prokopské údolí, Divoká Šárka, Kunratický les and Chuchelský háj.

Life | Prague TV

Young Czech people like to drink, and statistics back this up. Among Czechs aged 18 to 30 only 4 percent are teetotalers, while 90 % of young Czechs drink alcohol at least once a month, according to an Ipsos survey for liquor company Stock Plzeň - Božkov.

Arts | Radio Prague

The Museum of Decorative Arts in the centre of Prague has finally reopened after a protracted renovation. The largest Czech museum dedicated to applied art and design, which boasts one of the most extensive glass collections in Europe, had been closed since January 2015.

Prague | Prague Morning

Do you know the hidden meaning behind the colors of the Prague Metro stations on the green line?

Sport | Radio Prague

Three months ahead of the start of the winter Olympics in South Korea, the Czech Olympic team has revealed its official winter collection. The outfit in national colours, with white predominating, was created by the Czech firm Alpine Pro.