A former military base in the Czech Republic is turning back into a grassland habitat through the introduction of grazing bison and wild horses. It’s boosting biodiversity thanks to the animals eating invasive plants.
Customs officers have found 31 people alive inside a refrigerated truck on Germany’s border with the Czech Republic. Human smuggling in refrigerated cargo trucks has killed dozens of people in recent years.
Police have taken action against potential sexual predators identified during the production of “Caught in the Net.” The new documentary used adult actors posing as 12-year-old girls to record people trying to lure them.
Archaeologists in the Czech Republic are hailing the discovery of a Neolithic well as the oldest man-made wooden structure in the world. Dendrochronology – the process of dating tree rings to the exact year they were made – has proved this well comes from either 5,256 or 5,255 BC, i.e. the end of the Stone Age. Rob Cameron has more from the Czech city of Olomouc.
Despite rejecting refugees, the Czech Republic has been recruiting migrants to keep its economy running. But as companies cut corners to get foreign workers, the trend is becoming a new vehicle for populist politics.
Czech conglomerate Agrofert, founded by Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš, has been accused of subsidy fraud. To what extent is he involved?
Prague has always been big on upping the Czech Republic’s nuclear power capacity, but less so on how to finance it. As Brussels looks on with dread, Moscow may be about to ferment more discord on the EU’s eastern edges.
On Saturday, Justice Minister Robert Pelikán confirmed that Czech President Miloš Zeman or his representatives have lobbied him to extradite Yevgeniy Nikulin, who was arrested on hacking charges in 2016, back to his native Russia.
The re-election of President Milos Zeman is seen by some as a sign that the Czech Republic will strengthen ties with Russia and China. Is the country headed toward a rift with the European Union?
Czech activists have secured a deal to have a pig farm removed from the site of a Nazi-era concentration camp for Roma. With extremism on the rise, the victory may be only symbolic, reports Tim Gosling in Ústí nad Labem.