Monday, 25 July 2016
National | ČTK

The FEI Czech Republic producer of electron microscopes has presented its new, patented unique technology of 3D reconstruction of samples, which speeds up the examination of biological samples, including in hospitals where it can help treat tumours and other diseases, FEI said on Friday. The scanning electron microscope is used to study the surface of samples by means of a beam of electrons.

National | Radio Prague

Czechoslovak RAF veteran and one of the country's last remaining war heroes, General Emil Boček, took to the skies in a Spitfire on Thursday more than seven decades after his last flight in the iconic plane.

Politics | ČTK

Lower house deputy Kristýna Zelienková is leaving the ANO movement because of the Čapí hnízdo case, a lack of standard discussion in the party, and her disapproval of the politics that ANO pursued in the town where she lived, she said on Sunday.

National | ČTK

A Czech woman who killed a randomly chosen customer in a Tesco store in Prague a few hours after her release from a mental clinic on Thursday was undergoing sex change which probably increased her aggressiveness, Mladá fronta Dnes reported.

Prague | ČTK

The royal burial chamber in the underground area of the St Vitus Cathedral at Prague Castle has been reopened after reconstruction works that lasted four months and cost about CZK 6 million.

National | ČTK

An animal rescue station near Temelín has gained 60 sousliks from Slovakia that will be, with their young, released into the wild in the Czech Republic, where this rodent is an endangered species.

National | Radio Prague

The controversial 1970s architectural work of the husband and wife team of Vladimír Machonin and Věra Machoninová is showing its age with its owner, the state, blowing hot and cold about its future.

Czech Republic and the EU | EU News

The European Commission is referring the Czech Republic to the Court of Justice of the EU for its failure to take back 20,000 tonnes of hazardous waste, which was shipped to Katowice, Poland, by a Czech operator in late 2010 and in early 2011.

National | ČTK

Sixteen areas reserved for bathing will be created at the Orlik and Slapy artificial lakes on the Vltava (Moldau) River, into which motor personal crafts will not be allowed, Transport Minister Dan Tok (ANO) informed Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka (Social Democrats, CSSD) on Friday.

National | ČTK

Czech politicians expressed their condolences to the families of the victims of a young shooter who killed nine people, injured 27 and then committed suicide in a Munich shopping centre on Friday afternoon.

National | ČTK

The Mendel Museum of Masaryk University in Brno opened a new permanent exhibition on Saturday, which presents Johann Gregor Mendel (1822-84), the father of genetics, as a ordinary man who focused on various fields during his life.

National | ČTK

The number of poor people who move to overpriced hostels and tiny flats, the owners of which receive most of the rent from the state, more than doubled over the past five years, daily Pravo has written in its Saturday issue.

National | Radio Prague

Police have launched an appeal for help after a newly born baby was found dead at a plastic sorting facility in Prague on Saturday night.

Politics | Reuters

The Czech prime minister said he hoped the United States would remain a solid NATO partner whoever won its presidential vote, after U.S. Republican nominee Donald Trump appeared to raise questions about his commitment to defend allies in the alliance.

Politics | ČTK

The defence lawyers of Czech lobbyist Marek Dalík, who was sentenced to four years in prison for corruption accompanying a military contract, have filed a petition for an appellate review with the Supreme Court, the Neovlivni.cz server has reported and his lawyer confirmed yesterday.