Saturday, 28 November 2020

Brno Daily

Winter is coming, expect temperatures below zero this week

Brno Daily |
3 November 2020

After pleasant temperatures around 18°C at the beginning of this week, Tuesday and Wednesday will see a cold front approaching. From Thursday, with clear skies, the temperatures will drop below freezing in the morning.

How is Covid-19 affecting our jobs? Low income workers at greater risk

Brno Daily |
2 November 2020

New data from Eurostat reveals the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on income distribution, with low income workers more likely to lose their jobs or be temporarily laid off as inequalities deepen.

Czech man arrested after demanding pubs reopen with online terror threat

Brno Daily |
2 November 2020

According to Czech Police detectives, in the evening of October 25th, a 62-year-old man from Pardubice posted on Facebook that if restaurants and bars were not reopened the next day, he would attack members of the public by driving a truck into them and killing them. 24 hours after publishing the threat on social media, the suspect was arrested, and now faces 5-15 years in prison.

Brno chef lifts top vegan food award

Brno Daily |
30 October 2020

Pavla Drlíková from the Die Küche Restaurant in Brno has won the CZK 50 000 prize for the tastiest plant based dish 2020. The competition organised by the Czech Vegan Society and backed by Makro and Nestlé shows how vegan food is beginning to be noticed by mainstream food companies.

ODS, KDU-CSL and TOP 09 plan coalition party for 2021 elections

Brno Daily |
29 October 2020

On Tuesday, three Czech opposition parties – national-conservative ODS, Christian Democrats (KDU-CSL) and centre-right TOP 09 signed a joint memorandum on cooperation and announced the plan to form a coalition for the 2021 national parliamentary election.

City of Brno to obtain data from mobile operators on citizens' movements to enable better urban planning

Brno Daily |
27 October 2020

Last month, the City Council agreed to purchase data from mobile operators on the movement of the Brno public. The Councillors took the next step on Wednesday and approved the contract with Vodafone Czech Republic, based on a previous request.

House prices up almost 8% in Czech Republic, compared to 5% in the EU

Brno Daily |
26 October 2020

House prices are up in most EU countries, according to new data from Eurostat. In the second quarter of 2020 house prices rose by 5.2% in the EU compared to the same period of 2019. In the Czech Republic, prices are up by 7.7%, an annual increase above the European average.

Brno-Vienna cycle path marked by signposts along entire route

Brno Daily |
23 October 2020

The voluntary cooperation of municipalities on the Brno–Vienna Cycling Trail replaced the missing signposts on the Austrian section of the Brno–Vienna international cycle path, from Laa an der Thaya to Mistelbach.

14 people face criminal charges following Prague protests against government restrictions

Brno Daily |
23 October 2020

Last Sunday, football and ice hockey ultras clashed with the police in Prague's Old Town Square, where a protest against government imposed restrictions turned violent. 14 people now face criminal charges. The protest was condemned by the Minister of the Interior and Health Minister Roman Prymula, one of the main targets of the protest.

Brno will have its Christmas!

Brno Daily |
23 October 2020

With regard to the epidemic situation, this Christmas in Brno will be different from what visitors have been used to in previous years, but it won't completely lose its magic.

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