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Czech family excited about presidential poll

Polling stations around the country opened on Friday for Czechs to cast their vote in presidential elections. What are they expecting from their presidential candidate? Do they think their vote makes any difference? We talked to two Czechs at the opposite ends of the age spectrum about how they perceived the contest.

 
 
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‘Maoriavian’ Frank Tomas Grapl Junior…

Haka is a traditional Māori dance, which became world-famous thanks to the New Zealand rugby team All Blacks, who…

 
 
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Mixed emotions as smoking stubbed out…

On Tuesday night, smokers in pubs and restaurants around the Czech Republic enjoyed their very last cigarette. On May…

 
 
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Meeting Brno celebrates “unity in…

For the second year now the city of Brno has hosted a week-long festival commemorating its rich multicultural past. The…

 
 
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Revolt at detention centre for migrants…

Police were called to quell a revolt at the Balková detention facility for migrants on Monday after 15 inmates…

 
 
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Curtain call on smoking in Czech pubs…

Tuesday marks the final day in which Czech smokers will be able to light-up in pubs and restaurants. As of Wednesday…

 
 
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Czech branch of ADRA helping to create…

Africa Day, celebrated both on the African continent and around the world on May 25, is an opportunity to take stock of…

 
 
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Country’s most notorious criminal…

The country’s most notorious prisoner, Jiří Kajínek, is a free man: on Tuesday he was released from prison after…

 
 
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Prague SVU honours Pomahač, Passer and…

The Prague branch of the Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences has just bestowed its annual awards to nine well…

 
 
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Czech student at Manchester concert: We…

The terror attack in Manchester dominated news coverage in the Czech Republic on Tuesday with politicians and ordinary…

 
 
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Students at Palacký University of…

Štepan Vashkevich is a student at the Palacký University of Olomouc who is one of the founders of a student association…

 
 
 
 
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