Wednesday, 18 January 2017
National | ČTK

An expert team from the Czech Science Academy's (AV) Biological Centre in České Budějovice, headed by parasitologist Roman Kuchta, has found a tapeworm that might attack humans in salmon in Alaska, AV's Daniela Procházková told ČTK on Monday. So far this parasite, known as Diphyllobothrium nihonkaiense, has been monitored on the Asian Pacific coast only. CNN news channel has also reported on the Czech scientists' discovery.

National | Radio Prague

Czechs are marking the 48th anniversary of the self-immolation of student Jan Palach, a brave protest against the loss of freedom and gradual apathy following the 1968 Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia.



 

 

National | ČTK

The Czech cabinet passed on Monday an action plan of the country's adaptation to the climate change that helps cope with draught and floods and also protect forests and water sources.

Politics | ČTK

ANO leader and possible next Czech prime minister Andrej Babiš has several foreign policy experts, but he does not listen to them and ANO MPs nearly always support his view, weekly Respekt writes in its latest issue out on Monday.

National | ČTK

Pope Francis should not accept an invitation from Czech President Miloš Zeman to come and pay tribute to the victims of the Lidice tragedy, Catholic priest and theologian Tomáš Halík, winner of the prestigious Templeton Award and Zeman's critic, said on Monday.

Prague | Prague TV

Dog lovers can tell you that the places in Prague where dogs can legally be allowed off their leashes is quite limited. Prague City Hall is making another attempt at creating a new ordinance concerning the issue.

Prague | Prague TV

Signs banning Segways are now up to 610, and more may come. It may seem absurd, but signs have had to be put in places where few people would have expected they were needed.

Life»
Cinema | Prague TV

Czech-born director Miloš Forman will celebrate his 85th birthday Feb. 18, and the National Film Archives will mark the occasion with a retrospective of his films from Jan. 18 to Feb. 19 in the Ponrepo theater.

Cinema | Prague TV

Fans of Japanese animation have something too look forward to. Seven films by Hajao Mijazaki will be at Bio Oko from Jan. 18 to 27, and most screenings will be English friendly.

Sports»
Sport | Champions Hockey League

After winning 2-1 in Sweden last week, Sparta Prague start the return game of the CHL Semi-Finals against the Vaxjo Lakers with a one-goal lead on aggregate.