Sunday, 31 August 2014
National | Radio Prague

Prague 2 district council on Monday rejected the proposal to make 1968 invasion hero František Kriegel an honorary citizen.

Politics | Radio Prague

The right-wing opposition parties TOP 09 and the Civic Democrats are ready to support the draft of a new civil service law, TOP 09 deputy Martin Plíšek told the CTK news agency on Monday.

News | Radio Prague

Palacký University in Olomouc on Monday launched the construction of a new centre for kinanthropology research, which focuses on the research of human movement.

News | Radio Prague

The Czech government is ready to offer its forces for NATO missions in Mali and Afghanistan in the next two years, prime minister Bohuslav Sobotka said at the start of a five-day meeting with Czech ambassadors, adding that Czech aircraft will also be offered to protect NATO airspace.

National | Radio Prague

Sunday night has been the coldest this summer so far, with temperatures dropping below zero in many parts of the country.

National | Radio Prague

A 35-year-old woman sustained serious head injuries after falling from a Ferris wheel at a funfair in the town of Heřmanův Městec in East Bohemia on Sunday.

National | Radio Prague

The governor of South Moravia Michal Hašek is proposing that schools, hospitals and social service institutions in the region buy exclusively Czech food products in order to support local farmers who may be hit by the Russian sanctions. The proposal has been eagerly welcomed by the President of the South-Moravian Agrarian Chamber Václav Hlaváček who said the chamber had been pushing the idea for some time without marked success.

Prague | Radio Prague

Scores of Ukrainians marked the 23rd anniversary of their country’s independence in Prague on Sunday.

National | Radio Prague

A doctor responsible for a patient who died of a suspected overdose of potassium has quit working at the hospital in Rumburk in North Bohemia where the death took place, the news site Aktuálně.cz reported.

Prague | Radio Prague

The Prague Castle Administration is planning renovation work priced at CZK 260 million, Lidové Noviny reported on Saturday.

Czech Republic and the EU | Radio Prague

President Miloš Zeman suggested during a press conference following a meeting with representatives of Czech and Moravian Trade Unions Confederation (ČMKOS) on Thursday that the Czech National Bank may be devaluing the crown in order to avoid entering the Eurozone.

Politics | Radio Prague

The Czech president, Miloš Zeman, discussed a NATO summit planned for next month with the country’s minister of foreign affairs, Lubomír Zaorálek, and minister of defence, Martin Stropnický, at his Lány summer residence near Prague on Saturday.

National | Radio Prague

The first statue of the literary character Josef Švejk in the Czech Republic was unveiled in Putim on Saturday, the Czech News Agency reported.

News | Radio Prague

The Czech government will next week discuss whether the country should bid to host a United Nations Habitat III conference on housing and sustainable development planned for 2016.

National | Radio Prague

The coach of the Czech national soccer team Pavel Vrba is the latest Czech “celebrity” to join the Ice Bucket Challenge in support of ALS Research, the daily Mlada fronta Dnes reported on Friday.