Monday, 27 March 2017
Business | Radio Prague

The Czech rail market is set to open up further to competition after the government's approval of liberalisation plans on Wednesday, the Czech News Agency reported. According to information posted on the Office of the Government's website, tender processes for the right to run services on five high-speed rail lines will be held by the end of 2021.

Prague | Prague TV

Four ferry lines will return to the Vltava river on Saturday, March 25, after the winter break. The ferries are part of Prague's integrated public transportation system (PID).



National | ČTK

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka said he proposed to President Miloš Zeman the current deputy minister Jiří Havlíček to become the new Industry and Trade Minister.

National | ČTK

The Czech High Court in Olomouc rejected on Thursday the appeal by US citizen Kevin Dahlgren whose life sentence for murder of a four-member family of his Czech relatives in Brno has taken effect.

Business | ČTK

The youngest offspring of the Baťa family of the renowned shoe empire owners with Czech roots has returned to the Czech Republic to manage his company's worldwide marketing from Prague, Lidové noviny reported.

National | ČTK

A secret World War Two radio transmitter codenamed Libuše will call London again to commemorate a paratrooper from the Silver A unit after 75 years on April 1.

National | Radio Prague

On the first day of spring, a new space dedicated to the use of medicinal plants opened its doors to the public in Prague's Žižkov district. The Haenke Botanical Lab was established by French pharmacist Julien Antih.

Life | Prague TV

Spring ahead, fall back. That is the simple way to remember what to do with clocks when it is time to change them. Central European Summer Time (CEST) this year begins on Sunday, March 26, at 2 am.

Life | Prague TV

Prague may often seem cold and dry but it still has plenty of hot hideouts where you can shake your hips. The salsa scene here is active, and there are places for people of all ages and all skills.

Arts | Radio Prague

Among an impressive range of new exhibitions at the Czech National Gallery's Trade Fair Palace is an installation by the UK artist and musician Brian Eno.