Wednesday, 26 July 2017
National | Radio Prague

The Czech Republic will invest billions of crowns to fight drought, as outlined in the government's long-term programme. Under the plan, the government will be able to increase water and sewage prices in times of crisis.

National | Prague TV

Under a draft law, it will be illegal to raise animals solely for the purpose of obtaining fur. The Senate approved the ban on fur farms starting at the end of January 2019 without change. The draft law now goes to President Miloš Zeman for his signature.

National | ČTK

The Czech Republic has a suitable building near the centre of Prague which could host the European Banking Authority's (EBA) headquarters after Brexit, according to a document drafted by the Government Office, which the cabinet will discuss on Monday.

Prague | Prague TV

Commuters to Prague will find that the number of free parking areas will soon be reduced and new pay-as-you-go zones will take their place in three city districts. Prague 5, 6 and 8 will expand the scope of their paid parking zones on the last weekend of August.

Prague | Prague TV

Part of the area that is currently in the exhibition grounds in Výstaviště will be annexed to Stromovka. The 23,113-square-meter area is valuable due to the number of trees, and it is awaiting revitalization, according to the City Hall website.

National | ČTK

The Czech woman whom an Egyptian assailant wounded with a knife in Egypt's Hurghada seaside resort on July 14, will stay in a hospital in Cairo and will not return home on Sunday or Monday, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Michaela Lagronova has told CTK.

National | ČTK

The Czech gambling lobby pushed through changes to the government's gambling bill before it was passed by parliament and took effect this year, which is why the law tends to puts gambling business' interest above the public interest, an analysis drafted by the human rights minister's office says.

National | ČTK

A west Bohemian publisher has issued the first ever tourist guide to the whole Sumava mountain range covering its Czech, Austrian and Bavarian parts, describing 600 localities and offering photos as well as a lot of useful information, Petr Flachs has told CTK.

National | ČTK

Two newborn boys appeared separately in the baby hatch in Plzen's medical centre within a three-hour period this morning, one of them being in critical condition, local police and hospital have announced.

National | ČTK

The Czech Foreign Ministry has put up a new, repeated tender for filling the post of general director of the Czech Centres network abroad, since no winner emerged from the previous tender earlier this year.

Prague | ČTK

The world tic-tac-toe championship has been underway in Prague, held in a local school building until July 29 and also offering quick tournaments for the public to try the old game that originated in China thousands of years ago.

National | ČTK

Czech ministries and other authorities fail to meet more than a half of the measures the government previously set to raise the share of women in politics and leading positions, it ensues from a report on the observance of the government's gender equality strategy in 2016.

National | ČTK

The worth of damage caused by metal thefts has dropped by 46 percent to 148 million crowns in 2016, compared with the preceding year, with the number of reported thefts reaching 3,284 and 5,595, respectively, the Environment Ministry writes in a document to be discussed by the cabinet.

National | ČTK

The fire that broke out in the underground premises of the Hotel Thermal in the Karlovy Vary spa town last night caused damage estimated at eight million crowns and its cause is still investigated, the fire brigade spokesman Martin Kasal said on Friday.

National | ČTK

More intensive cooperation between Czech and U.S. scientists might boost Czech science's image all over the world, Ludek Moravec, who will take up the post of science diplomat at the Czech embassy in Washington next week, has told CTK.