Surprisingly for a country where (trade secret) nothing much happens, Nova’s Televizni noviny (TN) evening news programme is routinely the Czech Republic’s highest-rating TV show.
Oops, looks like someone at Metro failed to see the funny side of the Guardian’s (rather weak) April Fool gag about Jeremy Clarkson backing their climate change campaign.
“Mine’s a Whopper with cheese — and beer!”
The arrest last month (February 19th, 2015) of a man in connection with the killing of Jewish historian Jiri Fiedler and his wife Dagmar Fiedlerova apparently clears up one of last year’s most mysterious murder cases — but an unusually high number of Prague killings remain unsolved.
According to Prague.eu, the official Prague tourism site, these are the best places to watch tonight’s (January 1st, 2015’s) New Year Fireworks (Novoroční ohňostroj):
- bridges (Most Legií, Čechův most, Mánesův most, Charles Bridge)
- embankments (Smetanovo nábřeží, Dvořákovo nábřeží)
- Petřín hill
- Letenské sady park (Letná)
- the slope in Riegrovy sady park
The fireworks themselves will be launched from Letenské sady (Letná) from 6pm.
The show is expected to last 10 minutes and 15 seconds.
Looking to lose weight after Christmas? Maybe it’s time to switch to Svijany Fitness, a low-sugar, low-alcohol Czech beer apparently aimed at athletes.
Hats off to the Arkády Pankrác mall for this daring assault on the tyranny of consumerism, proudly displayed on their English-language homepage.
Or maybe it’s just a bad translation of “Ve společnosti módy” (“In the company of fashion”).
As the dust settles on the Czech Republic’s 2014 Senate and local council elections, PraguePig.com looks back at some of the campaign’s strangest ads.