Sunday, 15 September 2019
Business | Radio Prague

The sharp rise in apartment prices in major Czech cities in recent years combined with stricter mortgage conditions have led more people to rent, with a study by consultants KPMG quoted by Hospodářské noviny finding that the number of rental properties on the market has fallen by a third in only two years. In the last five years, prices of new apartments in Prague have gone up by 80% while rents have climbed by 42%, meaning there is room for the latter to rise still further.

National | Radio Prague

One of Czech Radio's leading charity projects is in aid of the blind and visually impaired. Established in 2003, Světluška, or Firefly, annually collects around 15 million crowns to be distributed among people with impaired eyesight, not just to help them cope, but to enjoy life to the full.



Business |

Computer device maker Apple has returned to the Czech Republic to film another advertisement, this time for Apple Watch Series 5. The two-minute advertising clip was released September 10, and two days later was already closing in on 2 million views.

National | Radio Prague

Should Czech women be able to choose whether or not to use the ending -ová in their surname? A debate over the question has flared up again after the cabinet approved a draft law on birth registers, which denies women the possibility to do so. The Pirate Party calls it discriminatory and wants to reverse the decision in the Lower House.

Prague |

Václav Havel Airport Prague has a new hotel located inside the terminal buildings. AeroRooms has 14 newly renovated rooms and is accessible from both the public and private parts of the airport. The hotel is designed for both transit passengers and people who need short-term accommodation near the terminals.

Cinema |

Neon-bedazzled art cinema Bio Oko in Prague's Letná district celebrates 10 years of its modern history from September 12 to 15, with films on the theme of neighbors. The celebrations will culminate on Saturday, September 14, with an outdoor festival on Křižíkova Street in front of the cinema.

Life | Brno Daily

A UNESCO World Heritage Site with Renaissance and baroque architecture dating from the 1500s, an impressive fortress complex and one of the last two remaining baroque theatres in Europe: you will find all this and more in Český Krumlov.

Arts | Prague TV

As part of the opening night Nine of the Prague Open Dance Festival, the linking of 9 modern art muses will take place. Dancing, as one of the muses, will be represented by 9 best couples from all over the world to show the audience "breathtaking" shows.

Arts | Prague TV

Legendary grime artist Skepta joins the line-up for ROXY's BE27 celebrations. His show will take place at Forum Karlín on October 25th.

Sport | Yahoo Sports

The Czech Republic put Wednesday's defeat to Australia behind them, as they beat Poland 94-84 in the FIBA World Cup.