Monday, 22 December 2014
Business | Radio Prague

The Brno city council has issued a blanket ban on gaming machines as of next year. Councillors on Friday approved a new regulation banning gambling outlets in all 29 districts of the city. Brno is the first big city in the Czech Republic to introduce similar regulation. So far, blanket bans on gambling have only been approved in smaller towns, such as České Budějovice.

National | Radio Prague

Members of an extended team searching for pieces of a bright meteorite, which recently blazed across the night sky and crashed in the area of Žďár nad Sázavou in the Czech Republic, have seen success.



National | Radio Prague

The Czech government has found itself under increased pressure over its recent refusal to accept refugees from Syria. A number of NGOs, churches and other groups have asked the cabinet to reverse its decision, and at least provide treatment to a group of wounded and ill Syrian children.

National | Radio Prague

The Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority has issued a warning to consumers to avoid a children's porridge by German bio producer Alnatura, which was found to have traces of atropine - a naturally-occurring tropane alkaloid which is toxic at high levels.

National | Radio Prague

Doctors at the Prague Institute of Clinical and Experimental Medicine have has performed a simultaneous stomach, pancreas, liver and small intestine transplant on a patient in an operation that is unique in Europe.

Czech Republic and the EU | Radio Prague

The Czech Republic will get another chance to draw EU funds it had been allocated in the 2007 – 2013 period, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka told Czech journalists at an EU summit in Brussels on Thursday night.

Arts | Radio Prague

The album Karel Kryl 70 is a live recording of a concert which took place in Prague's Lucerna Music Hall this April to mark two important anniversaries related to the legendary protest singer - 70 years since his birth and 20 years since his death.

Arts | Visegrad Insight

Since the 1960s and 1970s, toys manufactured by Fatra Napajedla factory have been among the icons of Czech design. Today, Jan Čapek, who won Designer of the Year Award at the prestigious Czech Grand Design competition, is continuing the tradition.

Arts | Radio Prague

Earlier this year, Jakub Hadrava, a third-year student of sculpture at the University of West Bohemia, made international headlines with an unusual installation at St. George's church, a dominant but dilapidated site located in Lukova in the picturesque Plzeň countryside.

Life | Prague Daily Monitor

This is one of my favorite times of the year because it is a natural break in all the activity of the previous 12 months.

Cinema | The Prague Post

A new place in Old Town is trying to show the upscale side of Mexican food. Agave opened in November, and was launched with the help of American chef Christian Dolias.