Wednesday, 25 April 2018
National | Radio Prague

For nearly 20 years, Czechs have been involved in saving the critically endangered Western Derby eland, the world's largest antelope living in Africa. The last wild population of the species can today be found only in Senegal and their fate depends solely on Czech-Senegalese cooperation.

National | Brno Daily

The Re:publika 1918-2018 project, a nationwide celebration of 100 years of Czechoslovak independence, issues a challenge to the creative personalities of entrepreneurs, clubs, associations, groups, and individuals.

Prague | Prague TV

One of the older model trams in Prague unexpectedly started on its own, and all trams of that design have been inspected by the Prague Public Transport Company. One of the 14T trains, popularly known as Porsche, started to move unexpectedly after the restart of its system.

National | ČTK

The remains of Cardinal Josef Beran (1888-1969), former Prague archbishop and political prisoner under two totalitarian regimes, were deposited in the St Vitus Cathedral in Prague on Monday, repatriated from the Vatican almost 50 years after his death.

National | ČTK

Michel Fleischmann, president of the Lagardere Active media group in the Czech Republic received the top French state award, the National Order of the Legion of Honour, from ambassador Roland Galharague for his contributions and lifelong work on Monday.

National | ČTK

The Czech Republic plans to open a new embassy in Sahel and the government will decide in the foreseeable future when and where in this north African region south of the Sahara an embassy will be established, the Foreign Ministry told CTK on Monday.

National | ČTK

David Rath, former Central Bohemia regional governor for the Social Democrats (CSSD), is entitled to 12,000 crowns in compensation for having been escorted to court handcuffed, a Prague district court decided on Monday, reacting to Rath's claim to 30,000-crown compensation.

Politics | ČTK

The Czech Pirates have proposed that the law on the conflict of interest also concern the president who is the highest public official, they said on Monday in a statement that presented the respective bill which mainly wants to prevent the cumulation of political posts.

Politics | ČTK

A written coalition pact between Prime Minister Andrej Babiš's ANO and the Social Democrats may be finished during the next two weeks, ANO deputy chairman Jaroslav Faltýnek told Czech Television on Sunday. The parties have already agreed on the programme, Faltýnek said. A similar situation is in the talks with the Communists who are planning a tacit support to the government in the making.

Prague | Radio Prague

The centre of Prague will see the opening of a unique but temporary open air market introduced on plots of land across from the city's Masaryk train station and Prague's Florenc. Named Manifesto, the market will consist of some 20 transport containers specially-modified as design boutiques, bookshops, street food stalls and more.

Politics | ČTK

The Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia (KSČM) will be still headed by party leader Vojtěch Filip since he defeated deputy chairman Josef Skála in the second round of the vote at the party congress on Saturday.

Prague | Prague TV

Trams may return to Wenceslas Square. Three options are under consideration and will be discussed by city planning officials April 25. The public will be allowed to comment for a month after the meeting.

National | ČTK

Attacks on the Roma is the main problem in the sphere of human rights in the Czech Republic, the U.S. Department of State latest annual human rights report has said in its passage devoted to this country.

National | ČTK

A Good Will March set out through the Prague centre to commemorate the Holocaust victims and 70 years since the foundation of the State of Israel on Sunday.

Politics | ČTK

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis congratulated Communist leader Vojtech Filip on his re-election at the party's congress on Saturday.