Wednesday, 28 January 2015
Business | Radio Prague

A multi-billion crown tender to supply Czech power company ČEZ with nuclear fuel for its two Temelín reactors looks like it is on the horizon. ČEZ's general manager and board chairman Daniel Beneš raised the prospect that the current contract of Russian fuel supplier TVEL might not be automatically renewed in an interview this week with the Czech weekly Respekt.

National | ČTK

Dozens of European parliaments' officials and the survivors of the Nazi terror attended a ceremony honouring victims of the Holocaust at the former Terezín concentration camp on Tuesday.



National | Radio Prague

Czech President Miloš Zeman has called on the world to deal with Islamic radicalism the same way it ultimately had to deal with Nazism in the 1940s.

National | ČTK

A half of the real estate that belonged to Prague Jews and that its owners had to give up before joining the infamous Jewish transports in World War Two has never been returned and is owned by the city of Prague, Lidové noviny reports.

Politics | ČTK

Finance Minister Andrej Babiš's ANO, the most popular Czech party and the second strongest in parliament, still has no foreign policy of its own, which it wants to change by appointing a shadow chief diplomat, Kateřina Šafaříková writes in Lidové noviny on Tuesday.

National | ČTK

Registered partnership was signed by 233 homosexual couples in the Czech Republic last year, 32 more than in 2013. Some 1291 gay and 638 lesbian couples have entered such unions since mid-2006.

National | ČTK

The number of Czechs who received a new body organ within a transplant surgery in 2014 for the first time exceeded the number of those who newly appeared on the waiting list, Health Minister Svatopluk Němeček said on Tuesday.

Prague | Radio Prague

A famous villa on Prague's Kampa is set to become the Voskovec and Werich Arts and Social Centre in honour of the great Czech actors Jan Werich (who lived there) and Jiří Voskovec.

Cinema | The Prague Post

Combating prejudice, apathy and hearsay in Czech society is the goal of the 17th annual One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, whose motto is "Burst through your bubble!" The festival will take place March 2–11 in Prague before moving on to 33 other Czech cities.

Life | Radio Prague

Do you need a new shelf but you are fed up with going to IKEA again? Well, why not try making it yourself? If you don't have the space or the tools, you can visit a DIY workshop in the centre of Prague.

Life | Prague TV

For over a century, Poděbrady has been one of the most important Czech spa towns. This is chiefly thanks to its springs, stable weather, and harmonious environment on the banks of the Elbe river.

Sport | Yahoo News

Defending Fed Cup champion Czech Republic will face Canada without Petra Kvitová and Lucie Šafářová in the first-round tie at Canada next week.