Tuesday, 16 October 2018
National | Business | Radio Prague

Last week, the Czech Technical University held a press conference as well as a motor show, presenting both the achievements of its Formula Student race teams as well as the cars themselves.

National | Business | Brno Daily

The Czech Hydrometeorological Institute (CHMI) announced on their website that "we assume that the temperatures in the period from 8 October to 4 November 2018 will be above average for our territory".

Politics | Business | Prague Daily Monitor

Continuing a dismal week for left-wing parties, the Senate for the first time since 1993 will be without a representative from the Communist party (KSCM).

Politics | Business | Prague Daily Monitor

The Civic Democrats (ODS) and Alliance of Mayors (STAN) are currently the largest parties in the senate and both have their eyes set on the prestigious senate chair's spot.

Politics | Business | Prague Daily Monitor

Czech Television reports that Zdeněk Hřib, leader of the Pirates, expects to be mayor of Prague and remains quite steadfast in his demand. Officially the leaders of all three parties of the proposed coalition including Jan Čižinský from Praha sobě and Jiří Pospíšil from TOP 09 are potential mayors.

Prague | Prague TV

The 500th anniversary of the bell named Maria in the Jindřišská Tower was celebrated by a carillon concert. The Maria bell survived both world wars and previous conflicts, as bells were often melted down so the metal could be used to make weapons.

Czech Republic and the EU | Radio Prague

EU lawmakers have hammered out a deal to cut vehicle emissions 35 percent by 2030 in a bid to fight climate change and pollution. The Czech Republic, whose auto industry is the main economic driver, was among those pushing for a far smaller cut, arguing stringent CO2 targets will lead to structural problems across the EU.

Prague | Prague TV

The construction of new train stops in Prague 8 has taken another step forward. A study by the city shows that two of the three locations, in Libeň and Karlín, could be built relatively quickly.

National | Business | Prague Daily Monitor

Temperature records across the country went for a toss on Wednesday, as the hottest summer on record in the Czech Republic kept holding on.

Politics | Business | Prague Daily Monitor

Experts from the Pirates, Praha sobe and the TOP 09/STAN led alliance met on Thursday to discuss combining their political agendas and other details of the emerging coalition.

National | Radio Prague

A "Friends of Tibet" group has just been established by fifty deputies and senators in the Czech Parliament. The news was announced on Tuesday at the Forum 2000 conference in Prague. The news was announced on Tuesday at the Forum 2000 conference in Prague. The group, established by the Pirate Party along with the Civic and Christian Democrats and TOP09 aims to focus on human rights issues as well as environmental and cyber protection.

Prague | Prague TV

The Signal Festival starts Oct. 11 and runs to Oct. 14, and new for this year is a route in Karlín, in addition to one in the city center and one in Vinohrady. Festival goers will be able to explore 22 artistic light installations on the three routes and additional locations.

National | Radio Prague

The suspected perpetrators of the Novichok attack on Russian double agent Sergei Skripal reportedly visited the Czech Republic in 2014, at the time when Skripal himself was in the country, allegedly helping the Czech counter-intelligence service uncover Russian spies. Radiožurnal, Czech Radio's flagship news channel, broke the story on Wednesday, citing Czech intelligence sources.

National | Prague TV

The new Czech Railways (ČD) timetable will start Dec. 9. Several lines will be faster and there will be more Pendolino routes. Faster routes include Prague to Plzeň route, and there will be direct connections between Prague and Opava and from South Moravia and Ostrava to Berlin.

Prague | Prague TV

Some metro station names may change in the coming years, in addition to more practical planned changes such as new tram tracks, larger buses and long-awaited Metro D line. A concept for the future of Prague's public transit has been approved by the City Council.