Friday, 28 November 2014
Business | Radio Prague

Czech consumers can look forward to lower electricity bills in 2015. The country's Energy Regulatory Office on Wednesday announced a 1.2% drop in the regulated price of electricity for households which should save consumers hundreds, if not thousands, of crowns annually. Although the regulated component only accounts for 60% of the final electricity price, most suppliers have confirmed that the price of electricity will drop.

Prague | Radio Prague

The city of Prague has a new leadership and, for the first time ever, a female mayor. Adriana Krnáčová from the ANO party chaired her first session of the Prague Assembly on Wednesday promising to clean up corruption and give Prague citizens a modern and transparent administration.



National | Radio Prague

The Česká Hlava awards will be handed out to six outstanding Czech scientists in Prague on Thursday. The main prize for lifelong work goes to biochemist Emil Paleček, who discovered electro-technical properties of nucleic acids.

National | Radio Prague

A court in North Bohemia has remanded a nurse in custody on charges of killing several patients at a small-town hospital.

National | The Wall Street Journal

Rebels holding territory with natural-gas pipelines in eastern Ukraine are creating additional risks to the energy security of central Europe, the Czech prime minister said on Thursday, as he urged the European Union to finance and develop infrastructure needed to lessen the bloc's energy reliance on Russia.

Business | Radio Prague

Czech brewery Budějovický Budvar has won a 21-year long dispute with Anheuser-Bush InBev over the registration of the Budweiser trademark in Norway, the brewery's spokesman Petr Samec told the Czech News Agency on Thursday.

Arts | The Prague Post

Czech dance company 420People is working with award-winning choreographer Ann Van den Broek on a new piece called Phrasing the Pain. It will be presented at Divadlo Archa on Dec. 14 and 15, along with a previous piece called Small Hour.

Life | Radio Prague

Europe's large predators were hunted into extinction in the early 1900s, but due to changing conditions and better protection wolves, bears and lynxes are slowly returning to countries across the Old Continent.

Life | The Prague Post

More than 70 people from GE Money Bank this year joined the Movember charity campaign. The main hallmark of the campaign is growing a mustache from the beginning of November.