Friday, 24 October 2014
Czech Republic and the EU | Radio Prague

The new European Commission led by Jean-Claude Juncker received a relatively strong endorsement from MEPs on Wednesday, less than ten days before it assumes office on November 1.

Prague | Radio Prague

Prague City Tourism has just launched a million-crown-campaign aimed at attracting more Czech visitors to Prague.

Politics | Radio Prague

The ANO party, along with the Social Democrats and the three-way coalition of the Greens, the Christian Democrats and Mayors and Independents, who are holding talks on forming a coalition in Prague, have reached agreement on a division of seats in the City Council.

News | Radio Prague

The anti-corruption watchdog Transparency International has criticized a number of countries, among them Japan, Russia, Brazil and the Czech Republic, for not abiding by an OECD convention on combating bribery in international business transactions.

National | Radio Prague

The Czech Republic will step-up its efforts to fight all forms of addictions including drinking and smoking, National Anti-Drugs Coordination Centre head Jiří Vobořil told journalists on Thursday.

News | Radio Prague

The Senate has approved the government’s foreign military missions plan for 2015 and 2016.

National | Radio Prague

Close to four hundred people residing in the close vicinity of the munitions depot which was destroyed by an explosion last week were evacuated from their homes on Thursday morning.

National | Radio Prague

The Senate on Wednesday approved the abolition of direct payments in health care, introduced by the former centre-right government of Mirek Topolánek in 2008. Under the new bill, patients will no longer be required to pay 30 crowns for every visit to the doctor and a 30-crown fee for medical prescriptions in pharmacies.

National | Radio Prague

Uprooted earth, ruined fields, leftover bits of corn, beetroot and wheat gobbled up: each year, wild boars in the Czech Republic cause extensive damage.

Politics | Radio Prague

The ANO party, along with the Social Democrats and the three-way coalition of the Greens, the Christian Democrats and Mayors and Independents have agreed on forming a coalition at Prague City Hall.

National | Radio Prague

Members of a police pyrotechnical team this week reached the epicentre of a blast which destroyed a munitions depot in Vrbětice, near Zlín, last Thursday.

National | Radio Prague

Czech Defence Minister Martin Stropnický has come under fire over his role as a detective in a popular TV crime show.

National | Radio Prague

Anti-corruption initiatives Transparency International and Oživení have filed charges in case of alleged vote buying and election fraud in the municipalities of Chomutov, Kadaň, Ústí nad Labem and Prague during the recent municipal and Senate elections.

National | Radio Prague

Maths could become a compulsory subject in secondary school-leaving exams in the spring of 2019, a year earlier than expected, the Education Ministry told the Czech News Agency on Wednesday.

National | Radio Prague

Hundreds of rescue workers, firefighters, soldiers and police officers took part in an operation simulating a terrorist poison attack in the Prague metro in the early hours of Wednesday.