Tuesday, 28 April 2015
Finance | The Financial Times

The Czech Republic's finance minister has ruled out any plans for the country to adopt the euro until at least 2018, drawing a sharp dividing line between himself and the country's prime minister and president on the issue. Andrej Babiš, who is also deputy prime minister and leader of a ruling coalition party, dismissed support for eurozone entry among Prague's politicians, citing the high costs of adoption, the negative impact on exporters and the threat of a Greek default.

Prague | ČTK

An exhibition of pictures made during World War Two by Czech photographers has opened at Prague Castle to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Victory.



National | ČTK

The Czech government has approved the sending of a medical trauma team to help Nepal earthquake victims, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka wrote on Twitter on Monday. The government has approved CZK 20 million for the mission.

Business | Radio Prague

Power utility ČEZ should launch a new tender for the construction of further nuclear units next year at the latest, Finance Minister Andrej Babiš told Czech Radio on Monday. In the interview, he described 2016 as the "ultimate" deadline, pointing out one new reactor block each were needed at Dukovany and at Temelín.

National | Radio Prague

Some 70% of Czechs want Vladimír Růžička to remain in the post of national squad coach ahead of the Ice Hockey World Championships despite allegations that he accepted a bribe, according to a survey carried out by the Median agency for Czech Radio.

Finance | Radio Prague

Economic figures and most analysts agree that the Czech economy is growth bound this year and the next. But strong performances by manufacturers, exporters in particular, are not always sharing the good results with their workers.

Life | ČTK

An exhibition highlighting Czech medieval thinker and church reformer Jan Hus as the Prague University teacher, dean and rector has opened in the university's historical complex Karolinum to mark the upcoming anniversary of Hus's death.

Cinema | The Prague Post

Almost 90 years after its initial release, the silent film classic Ben-Hur, which dates to 1925, will be screened as part of this year's Prague Proms International Music Festival July 16, at 7 p.m, at the Czech capital's Obecní dům.

Life | Prague Wandering

One-of-a-kind shops offer alternative to uniformity of global brands.

Sport | Prague TV

The Prague Black Panthers continue to ride a wave of success. The team defeated the Danube Dragons 35:34 on Saturday.