Sunday, 26 October 2014
National | Radio Prague

Screening was introduced at the Czech Republic’s five international airports on Tuesday morning to counter the growing threat from Ebola. The checks, ordered by the country’s chief hygiene officer, range from filling in a form to undergoing a medical check-up at the airport.

Prague | Radio Prague

Prague is to ban people from offering guided tours of the city from the area beneath the astronomical clock at the Old Town Hall.

National | Radio Prague

Thirty percent of children's playgrounds and sports grounds tested every year by the Czech Trade Inspectorate are faulty in some way, the head of the Czech Consumer Association, Libor Dupal, said at a news conference on Tuesday.

Politics | Radio Prague

President Miloš Zeman has again not invited university rectors with whom he has had disputes in the past to a ceremony on October 28 at which state honours will be presented.

National | Radio Prague

Family, friends, fellow students, town officials and hundreds of others in Žďár nad Sazavou paid their last respects to 16-year-old Petr Vejvoda on Monday - the student killed in a knife attack at his high school last week.

Politics | Radio Prague

Jiří Pařízek, until now the city councillor for transport, has been named interim chairman of the Prague branch of TOP 09 by the party’s regional executive committee.

National | Radio Prague

The Civic Democrats failed to have a discussion of Defence Minister Martin Stropnický’s involvement in a TV series included on the agenda of the Czech lower house on Tuesday.

News | Radio Prague

A rare northern white rhinoceros owned by the zoo in Dvůr Králové, east Bohemia, has died of old age at a sanctuary in Kenya.

National | Radio Prague

Police pyrotechnics experts on Monday were able to guide a remote-control device to the epicenter of a munitions depot in Vrbětice, which was destroyed by an explosion last Thursday.

Czech Republic and the EU | Reuters

External risks to the Czech economy, mainly the situation in the euro zone and also the Russia-Ukraine conflict, have been on the rise in recent weeks, Czech central bank Governor Miroslav Singer said on Tuesday.

Politics | Radio Prague

The Czech centre-left coalition government has conserved a comfortable majority in the Senate after 18 of their candidates won seats in the upper chamber of Parliament over the weekend. Among ideas agreed, is the construction of a new “D” metro line.

National | Radio Prague

The country's chief hygiene officer, Jiří Valenta, issued a directive on Monday introducing checks at international airports in the Czech Republic as a preventive measure to stop the spread of Ebola.

Politics | Radio Prague

ANO, the Social Democrats and the Three-Party Coalition (The Greens, Christian Democrats, STAN) have agreed on key issues in negotiations on a possible coalition at Prague City Hall.

National | Radio Prague

German President Joachim Gauck, Hungarian President Janos Ader, Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski and Slovak President Andrej Kiska, along with President Miloš Zeman, will mark the 25th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution, which led to the fall of communism in Czechoslovakia, together at a special event in Prague.

News | Radio Prague

The government has approved foreign military missions for 2015 and 2016. According to the proposal agreed, personnel should continue to serve, for example, in Afghanistan, Mali or the Balkans.