Saturday, 16 December 2017
National | Prague TV

A new regulation will require supermarkets to give unsold but still consumable food to charity. The amendment to the Food Act comes into effect at the start of the new year. Food waste is a large contributor to global warming and other environmental problems such as pollution, deforestation and water sustainability. From the start of 2018 shops over 400 square meters will be obliged to give unsold but still safe food to charity.

Life | Radio Prague

The NGO People in Need is active in more than 30 countries the world over. One of its successful fundraising projects is Give a Real Gift which motivates thousands of people to think of those less fortunate not only during the Christmas season.



Czech Republic and the EU | ČTK

The Czech Republic should not convince the European Commission to withdraw its legal complaint against it over its rejection of quotas for the redistribution of migrants by accepting some refugees, Prime Minister Andrej Babiš told journalists during the EU summit on Thursday.

National | ČTK

Four fifths of Czechs said the Czech Republic should not be fulfilling the EU quotas for accepting asylum seekers, according to the latest poll by the CVVM public opinion research centre released on Thursday.

Finance | Prague TV

The cryptocurrency Bitcoin has recently seen rapidly growing profits, but the currency and others like it are raising legal issues. Just like with shared ride services and shared accommodation services, the legal framework has been one step behind.

National | ČTK

Czech, Hungarian, Polish and Slovak representatives on Thursday signed a four-year project that aims to improve the conditions of thousands of small farmers in Kenya and contribute to the dealing with the causes of illegal migration in this way.

Business | Radio Prague

The carmaker Škoda Auto is continuing to set sales records and in order to meet high demand is planning to import some vehicles from Russia, Hospodářské noviny reported. However, most of its automobiles will still be produced in the Czech Republic, the business daily said.


Exchanging Czech traditions for an American Christmas experience

Arts | Prague TV

The indie folk band Fleet Foxes loved for refined lyrics and sparkling vocal harmonies are coming to Prague. They are bringing the long-awaited third album Crack-Up. You can see them live in July at Lucerna.

Life | Prague TV

The third annual walk from the Jan Palach square to the Castle is going to take place on December 17th, the evening before the anniversary of Václav Havel's passing.

Opinion | ČTK

The Czech Republic is governed by the worst possible combination of forces that may secure impunity for PM Andrej Babiš and re-election for President Miloš Zeman, Slovak daily Denník N wrote on Thursday, adding that the Babiš-Zeman pact was confirmed again during the new cabinet's appointment.