Saturday, 19 August 2017
National | ČTK

The Czech Aurosa unfiltered unpasteurised semi-dark lager promoted as "the first beer for her" in a special pink champagne-like bottle faces backlash for being a "sexist product" in Britain, while it has scored success in Paris, daily Lidové noviny reported. Martina Šmírová, who started selling this beer in London recently, met with a number of ironic and mocking comments from British users on social networks.

Life | Radio Prague

The roof of the Lucerna Palace in the centre of Prague has opened to the public. The project has been initiated by café owner and civic activist Ondřej Kobza, who rents the terraces from the building's owner Dagmar Havlová, sister-in-law of the late president Václav Havel.



National | ČTK

Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka has said on Twitter that the van plowing into a crowd in Barcelona yesterday was another "outrageous terrorist attack on innocent people."

Prague | Real Estate | Prague TV

Private developers don't usually let the public design their projects. When the Smíchov City project was first shown to the public by Sekyra Group last year, there was criticism from both the public and politicians that it was too dense. A new plan has been unveiled after eight months of discussions.

Business | Radio Prague

Czech economic growth was one of the strongest in Europe in the second quarter, confounding the experts who had bet on a weaker performance. But the latest figures are fuelling questions whether the economy is at its limits and could soon start to lose momentum.

National | Prague TV

US air carrier American Airlines will have direct flights from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Prague and Budapest starting May 4, 2018, and running to Oct. 27, 2018. The airline also announced service from Chicago to Venice.

National | ČTK

A total of 137 Czechs and Slovaks died in consequence of the Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968 and another more than 400 people in the following years of occupation, historians Prokop Tomek and Ivo Pejcoch write in a book presented on Thursday, which updates the number of the victims.

Arts | Radio Prague

Letní Letná, which brings some of the world's best contemporary circus acts to Prague, got underway for the 14th time at the city's Letná Plain on Thursday evening. Perhaps the biggest draw at this year's edition of the three-week festival are Cirque Alfonse, a troupe from Quebec.

Cinema | Prague TV

Putting two wisecracking enemies together and forcing them to be on the same side can be a solid formula for an action comedy. The comedy works to a certain extent in The Hitman's Bodyguard, but the action plot is too derivative and, in the end, just too senselessly violent.

Life | ČTK

A three-day exhibition in Prague dubbed Voayer shows 13 naked women mostly in submissive positions, some of whom the visitors, who must be over 18, can touch in gloves, to get people acquainted with less usual sexual practices, its organiser Mario Petreje told CTK before its opening on Thursday.

Life | ČTK

Over 85,000 people, 3,000 more than a year ago, visited this year's one-week Prague Pride, highlighting the live of gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transsexuals (LGBT).