Wednesday, 29 July 2015
Business | Reuters

Czech energy holding EPH and investment group PPF have submitted a joint bid of about CZK 30 billion for downstream oil company Unipetrol, Hospodářské noviny said on Tuesday. Unipetrol is 63 percent owned by Poland's PKN Orlen, whose biggest shareholder is the Polish state. Citing unnamed sources, the newspaper said PKN Orlen would take until the end of the summer to consider the offer and was hiring an investment bank.

National | The Prague Post

One of the last five northern white rhinos has died in Dvůr Králové Zoo in the Czech Republic. Outlook for the survival of the species remains bleak. She was the last of her kind kept in a zoo in Europe.



National | ČTK

Czech MEP Jaromír Stetina has invited the commander of the Ukrainian volunteer Azov Battalion, which the US House of Representatives labelled neo-Nazi last June, to the European Parliament, he told reporters on Tuesday, after his return from Ukraine.

National | Radio Prague

The head of the Czech Roman Catholic Church, Dominik Duka, has criticised priest Tomáš Halík's plan to take part in events linked to the Prague Pride GLBT festival next month.

Business | Radio Prague

After nine years of United Nations sanctions, Iranian celebrations at the news of a negotiated deal over the country's nuclear development which might bring them to an end were hardly surprising.

National | Deutsche Welle

Prague's Technical University has held its first Children's University. Some 100 budding scientists - aged 7 to 12 - spent a week at college, attending lectures and sampling student life. It was a blast!

Business | Prague Connect/Leaders Magazine

"Superservant" Josef Postránecký has been in charge of more than 65 thousand state administrative workers since January 1 when the new Civil Service law came into force.

Life | ČTK

Experts have for the first time mapped and partially deciphered the inscriptions engraved by Jewish prisoners in Terezín that served as a ghetto for European Jews in 1941-1945.

Life | Radio Prague

Guidebooks are fairly common fare in Prague during the height of the tourism season. But one with a difference which has come out and takes the visitor and local both near the tourist hotspots and off the beaten path.

Cinema | The Prague Post

Third Noir Film Festival will focus on Orson Welles, remakes, parodies and much more.

Life | Prague TV

Come and join Prague.TV and football players of the future. On July 29th, the grand final of this year's Generali CEE Cup will be held at the football stadium Žižkov.

Opinion | Transitions Online

Central Europeans have much more experience being emigrants than welcoming immigrants.

Sport | Prague TV

The interior and the exterior of O2 arena are getting a Spartan touch so that fans and players will feel at home.