Tuesday, 20 March 2018
National | ČTK

The ANO minority government should reject the speculative allegation by Russian diplomacy that the Novichok lethal poison may come from the Czech Republic, a group of 27 Czech senators, including the upper house head Milan Štěch, said in a joint declaration on Monday. They said the Russian Foreign Ministry's allegation amounts to an unfounded accusation without any evidence to prove it.

Prague | Real Estate | Prague TV

Land needed for the rebuilding of the area around Masarykovo nádraží has been turned over to a subsidiary of investment group Penta, according to information in the Land Registry. The site is bordered by the railway tracks, the highway and Hybernská Street. The land, which now serves as a parking lot mainly for postal vehicles, was bought by Penta group from Czech Railways. The lot was previously merged into one piece, including a purchase of land from the Czech Post Office.



National | ČTK

Czech PM Andrej Babiš (ANO) has launched disciplinary proceedings against Michal Murín, head of the General Inspection of Security Forces (GIBS), over a misdemeanour, GIBS spokesman Ivo Mitáček reported.

National | ČTK

The Prague State Attorney's Office has halted the preliminary proceedings on the extradition of Syrian Kurdish leader Saleh Muslim since he is not in the Czech Republic any more, his lawyer Miroslav Krutina said on Monday.

Politics | ČTK

The outcome of the Russian presidential election, in which Vladimir Putin defended his post already in the first round last weekend, has been expected, representatives of Czech parties in parliament and also President Miloš Zeman said.

National | Radio Prague

President Putin's re-election for a fourth term in office has evoked mixed reactions in the Czech Republic, reflecting the different perceptions of Russia today.

Business | Prague TV

The opening date for the new outlet mall next to Václav Havel Airport Prague has been pushed back. Prague The Style Outlets will open May 18, rather than the previously announced April 26.

Arts | Prague TV

The National Theatre is premiering a new production of Leoš Janáček's opera The Excursions of Mr. Brouček on March 22, with a second premiere on March 25. The satirical opera had its first performance ever in 1920 at the National Theatre and is being brought back for the 100th anniversary of the establishment of Czechoslovakia.

Arts | Prague TV

The singer-songwriter from Memphis Julien Baker is coming to Prague for the first time. Her tender voice will resonate through NoD on September 14th.

Life | Radio Prague

Scores of Czechoslovak pilots took part in the Battle of Britain, the famous July to October 1940 military campaign in which the RAF fought off massive German air raids and changed the course of World War II. Those Czechoslovak heroes are among those commemorated at the fascinating Kent Battle of Britain Museum.