Saturday, 21 January 2017
Prague | Radio Prague

Reconstruction of the Fanta building, the historical part of Prague's Main Train Station, should be completed by 2022. It is expected to cost the Czech Railway Administration CZK 730 million, Tomáš Drmola of the administration announced on Thursday.

National | Radio Prague

The upper house of parliament, the Senate, has voted for local councils to be given increased rights over the management of national parks.

National | Radio Prague

The number of tourists visiting the Czech Republic has been on the increase in recent years, according to Czech Tourism agency.

National | ČTK

Eighteen people died in air accidents in the Czech Republic with a population of 10.5 million in 2016, which was more than twice as many as in 2015 and the number of sport plane and skydiver accidents also rose, Josef Bejdak, from the Air Accidents Investigation Institute (UZPLN), said on Thursday.

National | Radio Prague

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has outlined uncompromising plans for her country's exit from the EU, including restricting workers from member states and quitting the common market. However, her speech on Tuesday has also raised a host of questions, particularly for people from other EU states currently resident in Britain.

National | Prague TV

The US Central Intelligence Agency opened up an online database of 13 million pages of declassified documents, with many of them relating to the Cold War and then-Czechoslovakia. The documents also covered other topics including UFOs, bizarre special projects and psychic experiments, which are sure to keep conspiracy buffs happy for years.

Czech Republic and the EU | ČTK

The European Parliament elected Czech MEP Pavel Telička (ANO) to the post of one of its 14 deputy chairpersons at its plenary session on Wednesday. Italian Antonio Tajani was elected the new EP chairman for the next two years and a half.

National | Reuters

A Czech performer of bubble art surrounded 275 high school students and a car with a single soap-bubble screen on Wednesday, breaking the national record.

Prague | Prague TV

Leaving Prague's main train station Praha hlavní nádraží may become easier. The city is considering a plan to build a new tram track into Vrchlického sady, the park in front of the station. City Hall should discuss the plan next month.

Prague | Radio Prague

The Directorate of Waterways of the Czech Republic is set to invest tens of millions of crowns into the renovation of a pier at the Vltava embankment in the centre of Prague.

National | Radio Prague

Health looks set to be one of the political battlegrounds in upcoming Czech elections scheduled to take place in October. Some of the lines are already being drawn and that's just between the two leading government parties, the Social Democrats, and ANO.

National | ČTK

An interactive monolingual dictionary, Encyclopaedia of Migration, which offers answers to the most frequently asked questions about migrations and refugees' stories, was presented at the Faculty of Arts of Charles University in Prague on Wednesday.

National | ČTK

The Czech Interior Ministry has rejected a compensation claim by four out of five Czechs kidnapped in Lebanon, Interior Minister Milan Chovanec tweeted on Wednesday, adding that responsibility should be shouldered by the trip organisers, not the Czech state.

National | ČTK

Petr Pavel of the Czech Republic, head of the NATO Military Committee, will try to establish a meaningful military dialogue with Valery Gerasimov, Russian military chief of staff, he said after a meeting of the committee on the level of NATO military chiefs of staff on Wednesday.

National | ČTK

The Czech military presented its mobile laboratory that is equipped to detect and identify bioterror pathogens, including the well-known anthrax and Ebola, in Pardubice on Wednesday.