Friday, 24 March 2017
Prague | Prague TV

Four ferry lines will return to the Vltava river on Saturday, March 25, after the winter break. The ferries are part of Prague's integrated public transportation system (PID).

National | ČTK

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka said he proposed to President Miloš Zeman the current deputy minister Jiří Havlíček to become the new Industry and Trade Minister.

National | ČTK

The Czech High Court in Olomouc rejected on Thursday the appeal by US citizen Kevin Dahlgren whose life sentence for murder of a four-member family of his Czech relatives in Brno has taken effect.

National | ČTK

A secret World War Two radio transmitter codenamed Libuše will call London again to commemorate a paratrooper from the Silver A unit after 75 years on April 1.

National | Radio Prague

On the first day of spring, a new space dedicated to the use of medicinal plants opened its doors to the public in Prague's Žižkov district. The Haenke Botanical Lab was established by French pharmacist Julien Antih.

National | ČTK

Czech detectives caught three foreigners based in Prague who presented themselves as used car dealers online and lured millions of crowns from people to whom they promised cars for low prices, Liberec regional police spokeswoman Ivana Balakova said on Thursday.

National | ČTK

A draft amendment restricting firms' effort to lower their costs by abusing the institute of posting workers abroad on a temporary basis, which transposes a European directive into Czech legislation, was signed by President Milos Zeman on Thursday, his spokesman Jiri Ovcacek has told CTK.

National | ČTK

Czech President Milos Zeman signed an amendment to the copyright law under which copyright fees can be raised by inflation and any higher increase must be approved by the Culture Ministry, Zeman's spokesman Jiri Ovcacek told CTK on Thursday.

Politics | ČTK

The formation of an election coalition of the junior ruling Christian Democrats (KDU-CSL) and the opposition Mayors and Independents (STAN) movement will help prevent the ANO movement from gaining control of Czech politics, KDU-CSL head Pavel Belobradek wrote to party members on Thursday.

National | ČTK

Lobbyist Marek Dalik, serving his four-year prison sentence for corruption in the purchase of the Pandur armoured personnel carriers for the Czech military, has proposed that the trial be reopened, Prague Municipal Court spokeswoman Marketa Puci has confirmed to CTK.

National | ČTK

Most Czechs or 53 percent are not opposed to the integration of disabled children in regular schools if certain conditions are met, according to a poll conducted by the EDUin, Socialbareks and Median agencies that its authors presented at a press conference on Thursday.

Politics | ČTK

The Czech rightist opposition TOP 09 has changed its logo adding a motif of the bow tie which its honorary chairman Karel Schwarzenberg wears, party chairman Miroslav Kalousek said on Thursday, adding that the party wanted to enliven its logo before the autumn general election.

National | ČTK

Martina Lehmannova will head the Lidice Memorial, marking the obliteration of this village in Central Bohemia by the Nazis in 1942, as of April 1, replacing its long-term director Milous Cervencl, Culture Ministry spokeswoman Simona Cigankova told CTK on Thursday.

Czech Republic and the EU | ČTK

"Terrorists will not deter us," Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka has tweeted in reaction to Wednesday's terrorist attack in London, adding that the Czech Republic feels sympathy for the victims' families and friends and stands by Britain.

Czech Republic and the EU | ČTK

Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka will push through unity and security at the EU's informal summit to be held in Rome on Saturday, according to his mandate that the government approved on Wednesday.