Saturday, 23 September 2017
National | ČTK

The Czech Republic exported arms and military equipment to unstable regions and authoritarian countries like Egypt and Saudi Arabia in 2016, Tomas Tozicka, head of the Czech branch of the Social Watch organisation, told journalists on Thursday. "One of the key problems is that arms are very easily available for the warring parties," he said, adding that there are nearly two dozen conflicts in which more and more people are getting killed.

Prague | Prague TV

This time of the year is synonymous with beer festivals, in particular one rather large, rowdy affair in Munich. Prague is offering an alternative called Septemberfest 2017 - Pivní revoluce!, a two-day beer festival held between Friday, Sept. 29, and Saturday, Sept. 30, in Žluté lázně, the waterfront spa in Prague's Podolí district.



Politics | ČTK

The election leaders of the two strongest Czech parties, Andrej Babiš (ANO) and Lubomír Zaorálek (ČSSD), will meet in a TV Nova political duel to be held on the eve of the general election due on October 20-21.

National | ČTK

The Platform of European Memory and Conscience filed on Thursday a legal complaint against the last living members of the former Czechoslovak Communist Party (KSČ) leadership who were responsible for killing people at the communist country's border.

Prague | Prague TV

Rows of concrete roadblocks have been installed around Old Town Square to protect the place from a terrorist attack by car. The barriers are the end of Pařížská Street and were installed on the recommendation of the police. The barriers belong to the city and cost tens of thousands of crowns.

Business | Radio Prague

Czechs are among the world leaders for so-called contactless cash payments. The use of such payments, such as on city trams and buses, is soaring and has sparked arguments about whether the writing is on the wall for traditional notes and coins issued by the country's central bank.

Business | Radio Prague

Workers at Czech carmaker Škoda Auto are set to push for double-digit pay rises. But just 10 percent would be "embarrassing", says a union leader.

Life | Prague TV

The Kids Market for Kids takes place this Saturday in Prague's Vinohrady district. League5 Kids Academy gives children the opportunity to sell their no longer used toys and other items.

Arts | Prague TV

The LUSTR festival provides a great opportunity to have a look into the world of illustration. The fourth edition of the festival takes place from Sept. 22–28 at Hybernská 4.

Cinema | Prague TV

Those well-dressed stylish spies return for more in Kingsman: The Golden Circle, the sequel to 2015's Kingsman: The Secret Service. But the luster has worn off a bit.

Sport | ČTK

The 1st Laver Cup tennis team competition will open with Marin Cilic playing against Frances Tiafoe in Prague's 02 Arena at 13:00 on Friday, the Team Europe and Team World captains, Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe, told journalists on Thursday.