Czech Republic

WATCH | Prague's twist on escape games takes player on a 'tour de beer'

2019-09-05 11:44

"Escape rooms", where thrill seekers solve a series of puzzles to break out of closed areas, have become an increasingly popular global pastime. WATCH NOW.

WATCH: 'We've had enough': Huge crowds in Prague demand Prime Minister Babis quits

2019-06-24 11:29

A quarter of a million Czechs take part in rally calling on premier Andrej Babis to step down over corruption scandal.

Death toll in Czech mine explosion increases to 13

2018-12-21 13:35

A spokesperson for a mining company says the death toll in a methane explosion that hit a coal mine in northeast Czech Republic has increased to 13.

Gorillas at Prague zoo cool down with sorbet amid heat wave

2018-08-07 15:49

Gorillas at Prague's zoo are keeping cool during the European heat wave by eating sorbet.

Moto2: SA's Brad Binder soldiers to sixth in Czech Republic

2018-08-05 14:08

There was no champagne-drenched celebration for South African racer Brad Binder in this weekend's Moto2 World Championship in the Czech Republic.

Moto2 preview: 'We want more. Lots more!' - SA's Brad Binder ahead of Czech GP

2018-08-04 19:20

"It’s been three weeks since Germany and I’m still smiling about my first Moto2 win", says Brad Binder ahead of this weekend’s Czech GP at Brno.

Marquez rides into Czech MotoGP with fans and rivals in vain pursuit

2018-08-02 08:54

As the MotoGP season reaches its halfway point , Marc Marquez sits regally in first place seemingly as concerned with his adoring fans as with his distant pursuers.

Prague zookeepers use puppet to raise endangered magpie

2018-04-18 14:44

Zookeepers in Prague have turned into puppeteers in an effort to save the critically endangered Javan green magpie.

Czech 'fake jihadist' faces life on terror charges

2018-03-01 07:05

A 70-year-old Czech man is facing terror charges after allegedly causing two train crashes and pretending he was a jihadist in a bid to provoke a backlash against Muslims, a news report says.

Czech Republic sees shift to right in parliamentary vote

2017-10-22 07:28

Czech citizens are voting for a second day in a parliamentary election that could install another euroskeptic government in Central Europe.


WATCH: Best save ever? SA Moto2 rider pulls off unbelievable move at Czech GP

2019-08-05 15:00

South African Moto2 rider Steven Odendaal pulled off one of the greatest 'saves' in motorsport when he was fully dislodged from his bike but managed to avoid crashing at the Czech-Republic grand prix.

Prague experiences hottest year on record

2019-01-07 13:19

The Czech capital Prague has experienced its hottest year since records started in 1775, the weather institute said.

WATCH: Remember the amazing F1 track battle between James Hunt and Niki Lauda? Awesome artists recreate epic motorsport moments

2018-08-14 15:00

Two Czech artists have found their niche producing high-resolution pictures capturing incredible moments in motorsport. Check out some of their incredible work!

Andrea Dovizioso claims Czech MotoGP in 1-2 Ducati finish

2018-08-05 18:13

Andrea Dovizioso won the Czech Grand Prix on Sunday to lead Ducati's 1-2 finish for his second MotoGP victory this year

Czech MotoGP: Dovizioso beats Rossi, Marquez to Brno pole

2018-08-04 19:39

Italian Andrea Dovizioso will start the Czech MotoGP on pole after pipping Valentino Rossi and runaway championship leader Marc Marquez in qualifying on Saturday.

WATCH: Czech MotoGP - Four of the best races for motorcycling action

2018-08-03 10:24

Ahead of this weekend's 2018 Czech MotoGP race, which will be championship-leader Marc Marquez's 100th GP, we look back at four of the best races held in the Czech-Republic.

Uber to give Czech authorities details for tax purposes

2018-07-12 12:14

Uber has signed an agreement with the Czech government to give the Finance Ministry details about the business of their drivers.

6 dead in chemical factory explosion in Czech Republic

2018-03-23 08:30

An official says an explosion in a chemical factory has killed six people.

Czech president has big lead in early results

2018-01-13 17:23

Voting has ended in the first round of the Czech Republic's presidential election and early results show the anti-migrant incumbent with a huge lead.

Growing risk of asteroid hitting Earth: scientists

2017-06-06 22:30

Czech astronomers say the risk is growing that Earth will be hit by an asteroid from a meteor stream known as the Taurids.

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