Friday, 24 March 2017
Business | Radio Prague

Škoda Auto has just enjoyed the most successful year in its history. The Czech-based carmaker saw its profits climb by just over a third in 2016 to reach CZK 25.7 billion. It was the third year in succession that Škoda, the country's biggest exporter, made a new record profit. Sales rose by 10 percent to a record CZK 370 billion. Also up was the number of cars delivered to customers, which grew by 6.7% to 1,127,000.

Business | Radio Prague

Prague has just hosted a hackathon with global participation with the target to brainstorm and come up with solutions for cities like the Czech capital where getting from A to B can be a stressful and time consuming process.



Czech Republic and the EU | ČTK

"Terrorists will not deter us," Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka has tweeted in reaction to Wednesday's terrorist attack in London, adding that the Czech Republic feels sympathy for the victims' families and friends and stands by Britain.

Czech Republic and the EU | ČTK

Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka will push through unity and security at the EU's informal summit to be held in Rome on Saturday, according to his mandate that the government approved on Wednesday.

National | ČTK

Groundwater reserves have been dramatically declining in the Czech Republic and if the drought of the past three years continues, the country will have a real problem, Environment Minister Richard Brabec told Wednesday's issue of daily Právo.

Prague | Prague TV

Tourists on Segways have disappeared from the city center due to a new law, but the companies that had been renting them out have started to switch to other types of vehicles such as electric scooters. City officials though, say that there are still issues to be resolved.

Prague | Prague TV

Prague was ranked as the 95th most expensive out of 133 global cities ranked by the Economist Intelligence Unit, falling from 88th place in the previous list. Singapore came in first for the fourth year in a row in the annual cost of living index.

Dining | Prague TV

Burgers have become quite popular recently, but one place was ahead of the rest. BlackDog began in 2010 in Beroun. It has now expanded to a second location at Gorazdova 1 in Prague 2.

Arts | Prague TV

Legendary DJ Paul Kalkbrenner returns to Prague with his unique project Back To The Future. Hala 70 will host proper warehouse party full of DJs and dance music on May 12th 2017.

Life | Prague TV

British Embassy in Prague invites everyone to their British Market on March 23th. Visitors will have a chance to taste some of Britain's most famous delicacies and also to buy souvenirs from more than 20 British brands.

Cinema | Radio Prague

Febiofest, Prague's biggest film festival, gets rolling on Thursday night. Now in its 24th year, the event is bringing a number of noteworthy movie names to the Czech capital and, with several new sections this year, aims to satisfy both serious cineastes and mainstream viewers.

Sport | Radio Prague

Pavel Nedvěd, former Czech national football team captain and the best footballer of his generation, has appeared on a special set of coins, celebrating Czech football legends.