Saturday, 23 June 2018
National | Radio Prague

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has drawn condemnation from both the Czech president and PM for a speech she delivered on World Refugee Day in which she said there was "no moral or political justification" for Czechoslovakia's post-war expulsion of some 3 million ethnic Germans. Merkel's remarks came ahead of a series of meetings of EU leaders on the highly contentious issue of how to reform the bloc's migration and asylum policy while protecting its borders.

Prague | Radio Prague

After a two-year break, the annual Landscape Festival returns to Prague over the summer months after launching on Thursday on Vítkov hill. Featuring a wide range of musicians and artists, the free festival aims to draw attention to forgotten public spaces and urban landscapes in the capital by transforming them into cultural hubs.



Business | Radio Prague

The company Imoba, which is part of the Agrofert conglomerate, has agreed to voluntarily return an EU subsidy of CZK 50 million that was issued for the Stork's Nest complex near Prague. Imoba has drafted an agreement on repaying the money that includes a clause stating that the move does not represent an admission that grant regulations were breached.

National | Radio Prague

A ceremony was held in Prague on Thursday honouring General Heliodor Píka, who became the first victim of judicial murder in Czechoslovakia on 21 June 1949. He had been found guilty of treason in a Communist Party-orchestrated show trial.

National | Brno Daily

Food waste management is an issue discussed regularly in European institutions. The amount of food that Europeans throw away each year could feed up to 200 million people, it was reported at a recent conference on the topic.

Business | Radio Prague

Czech company Škoda Transporation has won a tender to supply 80 trams to the German public transport company Rhein-Necker-Verkehr (RNV), which operates public transport in the Rhein-Necker region in south-west Germany. The first vehicle is expected to start operating in 2021.

Prague | Prague TV

Prague Airport received one of the two awards given out at the international competition ACI Europe Best Airport Awards in the category for 10 million to 25 million passengers. Prague Airport, the operator of Václav Havel Airport Prague, received a special award for Highly Commented Airport.

Arts | Brno Daily

The "Rudolf Sandalo – Visions of Modernity" and "Ex post" exhibitions are open to visitors at the Brno City Museum throughout the summer at Špilberk Castle.

Arts | Prague TV

The United Islands of Prague festival presents both local and international acts in a wide range of genres so people can discover new sounds, but there is also a large side program. Entry to the festival including the side events is free. The event starts today in Karlín district.

Cinema | Prague TV

The dinosaurs return just in time for summer. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom picks up a few years after the events of 2015's Jurassic World and is the second part of a new trilogy based on the previous Jurassic Park films from the 1993–2001.

Prague | Prague TV

The Muzeum station on the Metro A line will be closed from the start of the day on Saturday, June 23, to the end of the day on Sunday, June 24. Trains will pass through the station without stopping.

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