Wednesday, 25 November 2015
National | ČTK

Cardinal Dominik Duka considers the criticism of the Mass he celebrated for President Miloš Zeman and the homeland on Friday, three days after Zeman addressed an anti-Islam rally, unjustified, Duka's secretary Milan Badal told ČTK yesterday. A group of Christians said the Mass was a symbol that can hardly be understood otherwise than as the Catholic Church's support for Zeman and his policy.

Life | Prague TV

With snow flurries in the forecast and the smell of evergreen Advent wreaths and mulled wine in the air, one of the busiest and most highly-anticipated times of the year, the Christmas Market season, has arrived.



Politics | ČTK

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka has said he does not expect recent criticism of the president to complicate communication between the government and Prague Castle.

Prague | ČTK

An appeals court has upheld an earlier ruling ordering the Czech National Library to pay compensation to an architecture studio which argued that a design by the late Jan Kaplický should not have won a tender to build a new building for the institution.

National | ČTK

Muneeb Hassan Alrawi, chairman of the Centre of Muslim Communities in the Czech Republic, criticises President Miloš Zeman for standing side by side with the Bloc against Islam representatives during the celebrations in Prague-Albertov on 17 November, in daily Hospodářské noviny (HN) yesterday.

Politics | ČTK

Adam Bartoš, leader of the extra-parliamentary extremist National Democracy party, plans a memorial to the late president Václav Havel (1936-2011) though he ranks among Havel's strong opponents, daily Lidové noviny (LN) reported yesterday.

National | ČTK

Some 228 tonnes of foodstuffs was donated during the Czech Republic’s third national food collection on Saturday, organisers have said.

Life | Prague TV

The Aussie Film Festival will take place at Cinema Lucerna from 26 to 29 November in Prague.

Life | Lennon Wall

Abed’s “Smooth Life” will be performed at Akcent—the International Festival of Documentary Theatre at Archa Theatre on 25 and 26 November with two shows per evening.

Life | Prague TV

Pilsen - European Capital of Culture 2015

Life | ČTK

Cora, the experienced polar bear mother from the Brno zoo, who raised two pairs of twins in the past years, gave birth to a new cub at the weekend, which is a huge breeding success.

Life | The Prague Post

Security concerns cause city to stop planned annual ceremony

Sport | ČTK

Chinese sports officials have asked their Czech counterparts to teach Chinese ice hockey and biathlon for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, daily Mladá fronta Dnes (MfD) reported yesterday.