Tuesday, 24 May 2016
Prague | ČTK

Charges have been filed against three members of an artistic group who last year hoisted a giant pair of red underpants over Prague Castle, the official seat of President Miloš Zeman. Courts dealt with the case in shortened proceedings last year already, but the district as well as appeals courts said the evidence that the charged persons committed the act was missing and returned the case to the police for completing the evidence.

Life | AP

Climb a peak at the heart of the Jeseníky mountain range in northeastern Czech Republic and there's an unexpected reward: As well as a breathtaking view of the surrounding mountains, there is a 15-hectare (37-acre) artificial lake that neatly fits the flat top.



Business | Radio Prague

The Czech government is one of the creditors of struggling hard coal mining company OKD.

Politics | ČTK

Czech politicians consider the Greens candidate Alexander Van der Bellen's victory in Austria's Sunday presidential election, in which he narrowly beat Norbert Hofer (Freedom Party, FPOe), as the defeat of populism, they told ČTK after the disclosure of the election results yesterday.

Prague | ČTK

The patrols of armed soldiers and police, which were introduced at Czech airports, railway stations and in busy public spaces in reaction to the bomb attacks in Brussels on March 22, were abolished yesterday, Defence Minister Martin Stropnický told journalists yesterday.

National | ČTK

The biggest problems of alcoholism treatment in the Czech Republic are its bad local and financial accessibility and small capacities, Petr Popov, head of the of Addictology Clinic of the 1st Faculty of Medicine of Charles University and the General University Hospital, has told ČTK.

Life | Prague TV

Fancy a dip? Here's a guide to some of the pools, lakes, and riverside beaches where Praguers can stay cool this summer

Life | Reuters

Proving the adage 'well worth the wait', experts enjoyed a rare taste of fine wines from the 19th century, discovered under the floorboards of a Czech castle in a treasure hunt that pitted Communist-era police against aristocrats.

Life | Prague TV

Theater festival has some new elements but retains its friendly size

Opinion | ČTK

Austria has shown Europe how much divided it is, Martin Ehl writes yesterday in Hospodářské noviny (HN) on the presidential election that will end by the tightest difference in support for the candidate of the far right, Norbert Hofer, and the Greens' candidate Alexander Van der Bellen.