Tuesday, 20 February 2018
Business | Balkan Insight

Sweden-based entertainment conglomerate Modern Times Group, MTG, announced on Monday that it is to sell 95 % of the shares in Bulgaria's Nova Broadcasting to PFF, a firm owned by Czech billionaire Petr Kellner, for 185 million euros. Nova Broadcasting is Bulgaria's largest commercial media group and comprises seven TV channels and 19 websites, including the leading Nova TV channel, Kino Nova, Nova Sport, Diema and Diema Sport amongst others.

Sport | Prague TV

Friends of Czech Olympic sensation Ester Ledecká say she lives in her own bubble. On Saturday morning she made Olympic history. In a brilliant race, she skied past her rivals in the women's Super G from one of the last starting positions. Using borrowed skis she ousted the Austrian defending champion Anna Veith by a hundredth of a second from the gold medal.



Prague | ČTK

Prague's Libeň Bridge, which has been closed for transport over its poor technical condition since January 19, has not been declared cultural heritage according to a recent decision by the Culture Ministry, Deputy Mayor for Transport Petr Dolínek said on Monday.

National | ČTK

Prime Minister in resignation Andrej Babiš wants to visit one of the refugee camps (hotspots) in Italy in May to assess possible Czech aid to refugees living there, daily Hospodářské noviny wrote on Monday, referring to government's spokeswoman Barbora Peterová.

Prague | Prague TV

Civic groups are calling to make the north-south highway that cuts through the center of Prague more friendly to pedestrians. Nine local groups sent an open letter to Prague Mayor Adriana Krnáčová (ANO) calling for changes to the sidewalks and other adjustments.

National | ČTK

The district courts in Tachov and in Plzeň-jih on Monday took into custody the Romanian drivers and their fellow passengers from two lorries with migrants detained by the police on Friday.

Business | Prague Connect

There are many positives to being an expat in the Czech Republic, but also some difficulties. Let's take a brief look at an expat's life, using the Czech based company JetBrains as an example.

Life | Prague TV

Have you heard of Chlebíčky? The traditional Czech food, that we Czechs love for parties, or any other occasion? Honza and Janek will show you how to make it.

Arts | Prague TV

Prague will host the 16th edition of the international new theater festival Malá inventura from Feb. 21 to 28. It will offer more than 30 theater projects, an accompanying program, networking meetings, discussion evenings.