Thursday, 24 April 2014
Business | Business Week/Bloomberg

New World Resources Plc, the largest Czech producer of coal for steelmakers, agreed to keep its unprofitable Paskov mine open until end-2017 after the government pledged to provide financial aid for the miners. The government will provide CZK 600 million to cover the social costs after the mine shuts down, Industry and Trade Minister Jan Mládek said yesterday at a press conference in Prague.

National | Radio Prague

A group of Czech scientists is threatening to launch legal action against the Czech Republic over what they see as its failure to provide appropriate protection to the Šumava National Park.



National | ČTK

The country's Interior Ministry has been given a 60 thousand crown fine by the Office for Personal Data Protection for making public footage of the arrest of Jana Nagyová (now Nečasová) last year.

News | ČTK

Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs John Baird has assured Prague that Canada is not planning on reintroducing visas for Czech citizens.

Politics | ČTK

The number of members of Czech mainstream parties is falling, while the biggest loss was recorded by the Civic Democratic Party (ODS) that was left by 3,500 people in a year.

National | Prague Connect

During difficult times, I realized how close each one of us in this country is to ending up under a bridge.

Life | Prague TV

A special two-day event celebrating William Shakespeare's 450th Birthday!

Life | Radio Prague

The run-down Praha-Bubny train station is now a fairly insignificant stop on commuter train routes going to and from destinations west of Prague.

Opinion | ČTK

The May European election ís much important for most Czech parties for a variety of reasons, but their campaign is almost invisible, Petr Kolář writes in weekly Týden out yesterday, adding that if ex-president Václav Klaus were running in it, he would at least table a really European theme.

Sports | Prague TV

The annual meet-and-greet with the players of HC SParta Praha after the end of the hockey season will take place in Tipsport Arena on Wednesday, 23 April, at 17:00.