Sunday, 19 February 2017
National | ČTK

Czech doctors will have to only issue electronic prescriptions as of next year, due to which 4,000 of them may end their careers, Mladá fronta Dnes wrote on Thursday.

National | ČTK

The Russian non-governmental Committee for the Prevention of Torture will receive the annual prize Homo Homini for human rights activists from the Czech People in Need NGO.

Prague | Prague TV

Prague tied for 26th place on a 2017 ranking of best student cities by UK-based education analyst QS Quacquarelli Symonds. Some 100 cities were ranked, so Prague just missed the top quarter.

National | Radio Prague

Dancing is fun, but the latest research suggests it could be far more beneficial for your health than previously thought.

National | Coda Story

Pro-Kremlin media have found fertile ground for Islamophobia in a country where most people have no personal experience with Islam.

National | Radio Prague

While forecasters say weather conditions in the coming days may alleviate the situation, what is to be done to combat smog – which kills thousands of people every year – in the longer term?

National | ČTK

More than 130 experts from several countries attend a two-day Czech-Slovak virological conference that started yesterday and that will focus on search for tick encephalitis and Zika antiviral drugs, organisers have told journalists.

National | ČTK

The Czech Defence Ministry, the Home Credit provider of non-banking loans and the Labour Office received the Big Brother mock awards for violating people's privacy last year, the contest's organiser, the Iuridicum Remedium NGO (IuRe), announced on Thursday.

Politics | ČTK

Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka (Social Democrats, CSSD) has asked Finance Minister Andrej Babis (ANO) whether the Financial Authority dealt with the cases of the issue and purchases of one-crown bonds in a letter dated February 15 and released to CTK on Thursday.

National | ČTK

Former Czech Civic Democrat (ODS) senator and ex-mayor Alexander Novak faces more than 13 years in prison in the case of manipulations with European subsidies, Lidove noviny (LN) wrote on Thursday, referring to the European warrant for his arrest.

National | ČTK

A team of four Czech experts have mapped the architectonic heritage sights, so far 47, that militants from the Islamic State (IS) terrorist organisation have damaged in Mosul, Iraq, team member Lenka Stárková told ČTK.

National | ČTK

The Czech government approved on Wednesday the nomination of diplomat Štefan Füle (54) for the post of general secretary of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) for the forthcoming three-year term.

National | ČTK

TV Barrandov television will start broadcasting a discussion programme with President Miloš Zeman every week as of March 16, that is one week after he is to say whether he will seek re-election in early 2018, news site Týden.cz reports.

Prague | Prague TV

The final draft of a regulatory plan for smog in Prague should be finished Aug. 31 and should take effect Jan. 31, 2018. A smog situation was declared in Prague on Tuesday again for the third time this year.

National | Politico

One of Europe's most developed post-communist countries struggles to let go of binary identities.