Tuesday, 11 December 2018
National | Prague Daily Monitor

Czech Television reports that the number of British citizens applying for Czech citizenship has increased dramatically, after the country voted to leave the European Union in a 2016 referendum. Only 5 applications for citizenship were received in 2015, from British citizens, but 42 were received in the year after. Another 220 people have applied for citizenship at the Czech Embassy in London, as of November 2018.

National | Dezeen

The Walk Above the Vineyards is a circular ramp designed by architecture studio Keeo4design, which offers an elevated view over the vineyards in the Czech Republic's South Moravian Region.



Prague | Prague TV

Prague Mayor Zdeněk Hřib (Pirates) said the city has allocated CZK 18 billion toward infrastructure for the next year. The amount includes the construction of new Prague bridges, but not another section of the City Ring Road. Hřib made his comments on the TV talk show Questions From Václav Moravec.

Finance | Prague Daily Monitor

Justice Minister Jan Kněžínek (ANO) informed reporters on Monday that employees who worked at the ministry and those who were part of the country's legal system, would receive raises, starting January 2019.

Finance | Prague TV

The number of Czech people using alcohol on a regular basis is alarmingly high, according to a Czech government report on drug use. Government officials are looking at ways to lower the level of use, including increased taxes on alcohol and limiting where alcohol is sold.

Business | Sport | Brno Daily

There are 235 days left until the next Czech Grand Prix. Tickets are now on sale with a special Christmas discount.

Arts | Radio Prague

US-based Czech photographer Marie Tomanová is known for her striking portrait work and often nude images of her own body interacting with nature. Right now Tomanová's career is on the up and up.

Arts | Prague TV

Seeing some version of Charles Dickens' classic story A Christmas Carol has become a holiday tradition. This year Prague Shakespeare Company is presenting a one-man show starring new England-based actor Neil McGarry that uses just the original text of the famous story.

Arts | Brno Daily

The "Summer Ballet Cocktail", the successful series of open-air performances from the Brno National Theatre Ballet that took place in Biskupský dvůr (2017) and Špilberk Castle (2018), will continue this winter in the Mahen Theatre.