How does the Czech Republic's electoral system work? And who are the main contenders in October's elections?
Kafka, Čapek, Kundera and Havel, these are all world renowned names, but what about all the others? How well are Czech authors actually known abroad?
More than 40,000 Czech students cast their ballots in mock elections held at secondary schools across the country this week.
The arrival of cooler weather has launched the heating season in most parts of the Czech Republic.
More than two-thirds of Czech consumers shop online every month, a quarter do so every two weeks, and 14 percent shop online every week, according to the Visa survey.
Soaring energy prices are one reason the Czech Republic is currently experiencing the highest rate of inflation seen since 2008, the website iHned.cz reported.
Foreign Minister Jakub Kulhánek headed to the Middle East this week with a Czech business delegation, looking to boost trade with regional powerhouses.
Thousands of people around the Czech Republic have begun receiving text messages informing them that they are in line for a third jab against the coronavirus.
Covid tests at the Czech Republic’s schools at the start of the new term did not produce particularly concerning results and such blanket testing will no longer be used.
While still a student, Martin Loužecký and his friends established an NGO SkateWorldBetter to support children and young adults in Africa through skateboarding.
King Sihamoni studied in Prague from 1962 to 1975, and calls Czechoslovakia his ‘second home’. He is the only living monarch who speaks Czech.
Josef Koudelka – whose pictures of the 1968 Soviet-led invasion were seen around the world – has donated many of his most important photographs to Czech institutions.
Contemporary accounts from the time of his life show that it was not just Antonín Dvořák’s music that made an impression on people, but his character as well.
A new exhibition of work by the famous children’s author and illustrator Peter Sís opened this week at the Czech Center in New York.
Thousands of Czech farmers known as “kulaks” were forcibly evicted from their land and homesteads under communism. The biggest wave came 70 years ago, in autumn 1951.
A Renaissance shield, which was originally stolen by the Nazis from Konopiště Castle during WWII, is being returned to the Czech Republic by the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Saint Ludmila, the first historically documented duchess of Bohemia, was murdered on the 15 September 921. She became a symbol of Czech pride during the National Revival.
The Czech Republic’s volleyball players achieved a sensational victory on Monday evening, overcoming recent Olympic champions France in the sport’s European Championships.
The famous Manneken-Pis has gained world fame as the emblem of Brussels. Very few people know that one Czech town has a statue of a peeing boy as well.
A “singing” linden tree, also known as the Lukas linden, has been voted the Czech Tree of the Year 2021.
Around 60,000 people attended the 2021 edition of the NATO Days in Ostrava and Czech Air Force Days event, which took place at the Mošnov airfield in Moravia-Silesia.
Czechoslovak Radio in the mid-1930s|Photo: Czech Radio
Letters from listeners (1936)|Photo: Czech Radio
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Poděbrady transmitter|Photo: Czech Radio
Helena Krouská|Photo: Czech Radio
Studio 3|Photo: Czech Radio
Božena Danešová|Photo: Czech Radio
Ivan Zelinek|Photo: Czech Radio
QSL card (1937)|Photo: Czech Radio
QSL card (1973)|Photo: Czech Radio
QSL card (1974)|Photo: Czech Radio
QSL card (1976)|Photo: Czech Radio
QSL card (1975)|Photo: Czech Radio
QSL card (1980)|Photo: Czech Radio
QSL card (1980)|Photo: Radio Prague International
QSL card (1986)|Photo: Czech Radio
QSL card (1990)|Photo: Czech Radio
QSL card (1991)|Photo: Czech Radio
QSL card (1992)|Photo: Czech Radio
QSL card (1995)|Photo: Czech Radio
Štěpán Hulík shot to attention almost a decade ago when, still in his 20s, he wrote Burning Bush, a big-budget mini-series helmed by the great director Agnieszka Holland.
Ida, Rudolf and Martin Wels are deported to the Terezín ghetto. Nearly eighty years later, Colin Wels reads through their last correspondence.