Wednesday, 4 May 2016
Politics | Radio Prague

The movement Bloc Against Islam, which had hopes of running on a joint-platform with the Dawn party in regional and Senate elections this autumn, is to be transformed into a regular party modeled along Germany's AfD. Its leader Martin Konvička said the new political entity would seek to establish close contacts with AfD in order to bolster its position on the scene in preparation for the 2017 parliamentary elections.

Prague | ČTK

A new museum dedicated to the Trabant car, the most popular product of the East German car industry that was well-known in the former Czechoslovakia, and showing the complete history of this two-stroke engine vehicle was opened in Prague-Motol on Sunday, May 1.



National | Radio Prague

A police team was called to the scene of a shooting in Sudomeřice on Monday, closing off a nearby street as well as part of the village, and ordering a local school not to allow anyone to go outside.

Czech Republic and the EU | ČTK

A mere one quarter of Czechs are satisfied with their country's EU membership, which is one of the lowest ratings since the Czech Republic joined the EU in 2004, but the opinion that it should retain membership still prevails, according a CVVM poll released on Monday.

National | ČTK

A state attorney has charged five leftist extremists with preparation for a terrorist attack on a train with military materiel, Czech Television reported on Monday.

National | ČTK

The government has listed the Labe (Elbe) River canyon valley as a European protected area, but not the meadows on the Labe near Přelouč as demanded by the European Commission, Environment Minister Richard Brabec said on Monday.

National | ČTK

Cooperation between the Czech Republic and Iran in nuclear energy is a great chance for bilateral relations, Foreign Minister Lubomír Zaorálek and Iranian Vice-President Ali Akbar Salehi agreed at their meeting on Monday.

Life | Prague TV

Several exciting technological events will be held in Prague in the first half of May. Two are for planespotters and the one each are for car and train buffs.

Life | Prague TV

Local actor Curt Matthew says the Golden City offers native English speakers a golden opportunity.

Dining | Prague TV

You can find langoš in most fast food stalls in cities around the Czech Republic which leads people to believe that it's a traditional Czech dish. It is actually a popular Hungarian fast food in the form of fried bread.

Life | ČTK

Stallions of the rare Przewalski's horse will be transported from Europe to China in order to refresh their local breeding, according to a cooperation agreement Prague Zoo director Miroslav Bobek has signed in China.