Friday, 30 January 2015
Business | Bloomberg

Coal miners from northern Czech Republic took to the streets of Prague to urge the government to scrap environmental limits on open-pit mining. Several hundred miners marched in front of the Industry and Trade Ministry on Thursday, carrying banners with slogans such as "Czech coal or Putin’s gas?" and "Don't take our job! You don't have alternatives for us."

National | ČTK

A fictitious report from Bangladesh was used to launch this year's Czech Republic Against Poverty campaign that is to warn of extreme poverty and bad working conditions in Third World countries.



National | Radio Prague

The prime ministers of the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Austria met Thursday at Slavkov Castle, near Brno, for a round of talks designed to strengthen ties between the three nations.

National | ČTK

The crime rate in the Czech capital of Prague in 2014 was the lowest from 1991, but there were more murders and eight of them, or 28%, were not cleared up, which was the worst result in the past few years.

National | Radio Prague

Norway's Prime Minister Erna Solberg has hit back at the politicization of the case of two Czech brothers subject to Norwegian care authorities, according to a report by Czech Television.

Business | Radio Prague

The Ministry of Agriculture has earmarked more funding for the advertising of Czech-produced foods this year. However, it plans major changes in how its Klasa national quality mark is promoted, Mladá fronta Dnes reported on Thursday.

National | Radio Prague

Czech ombudswoman Anna Šabatová has repeated her warnings about the state of some non registered care facilities for elderly in the country. She highlighted the state of four facilities across the country, two were so bad that the details were forwarded to state prosecutors with a view to possible criminal charges.


Quality family time on a Sunday nature walk

Arts | The Prague Post

In the latest episode of the #mindpower project, the Czech TV host, actor and singer Marek Eben presents the Latvian poet Rainis at Karlovy Vary. The project is dedicated to the 150th anniversary of Rainis and his wife, the poet Aspazija.

Life | Prague TV

Anglo-American University's new campus officially opens next week when the Spring 2015 semester begins. Administrators decided to move from their previous location on Lázeňská street in order to accommodate the school's growing student body.

Sport | Radio Prague

In tennis, Tomáš Berdych has crashed out of the Australian Open in his semi-final tie against Scot Andy Murray.