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Czechs offer restoration experts to help France rebuild Notre-Dame cathedral

The world watched in horror on Monday night as the medieval Cathedral of Notre-Dame – an iconic symbol of the beauty and history of Paris – was engulfed in flames. Expressions of sympathy and offers of conrete help have poured in from Czech state officials and ordinary citizens alike.

 
 
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Prague hopes to turn ex-hospital where…

Fifty years ago this January, Jan Palach doused himself in petrol and set himself alight on Wenceslas Square to protest…

 
 
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From cream to pig’s blood: How cooking…

Whether it is glutton-free, paleo, vegan or just low-carb, the modern world offers special diets for the most selective…

 
 
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Study: Climate change replaces terror…

Czechs are increasingly concerned about threats related to climate change, suggests a freshly published survey…

 
 
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Victims of Czech mining tragedy and…

Christmas celebrations in the Czech Republic this year were overshadowed by tragedy. The death of 13 miners killed in a…

 
 
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New cookbook promotes relaxed approach…

Is it possible to enjoy home-made meals without the hassle of spending hours in the kitchen? According to journalist…

 
 
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Moravian Christmas – how different is…

Czechia is where East meets West. This may sound like an empty cliché that many other countries or even cities use to…

 
 
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Methane explosion in Karviná mine kills…

On Thursday, a methane explosion in a mine located in the northeast of the Czech Republic killed 13 miners and injured…

 
 
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Igloos and thick socks: novel ideas…

There are currently thousands of homeless people across the Czech Republic and deaths and severe cases of frostbite…

 
 
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Charles University vice rector stepping…

The head of the Institute of World History at Charles University is stepping down in the wake of accusations of…

 
 
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“Paneláks” – home for many Czechs, but…

Every third Czech lives in a „panelák“. These blocks of flats made of prefabricated parts are a typical feature of all…

 
 
 
 
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