Monday, 24 November 2014
National | Radio Prague

Elite police units from the regions of Karlovy Vary, Ústí, and Central Bohemia, as well as in neighboring Germany, succeeded after a several-month-long operation in uncovering a gang of car thieves who caused at least five million crowns in damages.

National | Radio Prague

A new poll commissioned by Czech Radio, conducted by the Median agency, suggests that two-thirds of the population thinks the Czech president, Miloš Zeman, has divided society and the same number is unsatisfied with how the head-of-state has represented the Czech Republic abroad.

Prague | Radio Prague

The controversial Blanka tunnel complex in Prague will open in late March or early April, the Metrostav construction firm said on Friday. The tunnel, whose construction started in 2007, was originally to open in 2011 but has been hit by many delays, with the latest deadline set for December.

National | Radio Prague

A memorial entitled the Gate to Freedom dedicated to the victims of the Iron Curtain was unveiled near the south Moravian border town of Mikulov on Friday.

National | Radio Prague

The wife of ex-prime minister Petr Nečas has gone on trial in Prague in a case that last year led to the collapse of his government. Mrs Nečasová, formerly his chief of staff Jana Nagyová, is charged with abuse of power along with three former military intelligence officers whom she allegedly ordered to spy on the then prime minister’s wife.

News | Radio Prague

The late Czech president, dissident and playwright Václav Havel was honoured by members of the US Congress on Wednesday.

National | Radio Prague

Laboratory tests have confirmed that the capsules sent to Interior Minister Milan Chovanec by post on Tuesday contained a cyanide-based poison.

National | Radio Prague

The Finance Ministry has filed a criminal complaint against the Teaching Hospital in Ostrava over what is describes as the overpriced purchase of a cyber-knife.

National | Radio Prague

The police closed eleven secondary schools in the Zlín region on Thursday due to a bomb threat.

National | Radio Prague

November saw the release of an annual government-commissioned report on the state of the environment in the Czech Republic.

News | Radio Prague

Czech eighth-graders have come out top in the ICILS international test in computer literacy, the Education Minister Marcel Chládek said at a press briefing in Prague on Thursday.

National | Radio Prague

The Czech police have detained five Vietnamese nationals suspected of smuggling their compatriots to European countries within an international raid against people smugglers, Pavel Hanták, spokesman for the Czech police unit fighting organised crime, said on Thursday.

National | Radio Prague

The health authorities warn that there has been a significant increase in the number of patients with whooping cough around the country.

News | Radio Prague

The biggest Czech health insurance company VZP has announced it will stop sending cancer patients to the Prague Proton Therapy Centre and arrange for them to get treatment in Munich instead.

Prague | Radio Prague

Around two hundred students staged a fresh protest against President Miloš Zeman on Wednesday evening.