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Gunman kills six patients in Ostrava hospital, two more fighting for their lives

A gunman killed six people in a waiting room in Ostrava’s Faculty hospital on Tuesday. The motive of the attack is still unclear, and the victims were shot in the head and neck at close range. The attacker who escaped from the scene later shot himself in the head as well.

 
 
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Divided by Freedom – Large-scale Czech…

What is the makeup of Czech society 30 years after the Velvet Revolution? That is the question which Czech Radio tried…

 
 
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National Museum searching for early…

Few people in the Czech Republic know that a significant chapter in the history of early Czech sound recordings was…

 
 
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Hero-of-the-day: IT specialist takes…

September 16th is not a day that IT specialist Ivo Raisr is likely to forget in a hurry. His regular morning trip to…

 
 
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Czech Radio’s Firefly charity project…

One of Czech Radio’s leading charity projects is in aid of the blind and visually impaired. Established in 2003…

 
 
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“One of a kind” day of events to draw…

An international conference on marriage equality will take place at the Czech Senate on Thursday, followed by a…

 
 
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Czech baby delivered months after…

Doctors at the University Hospital in Brno are celebrating an unprecedented success. In mid-August, they delivered a…

 
 
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Government’s commissioner for expats on…

According to the Czech Foreign Ministry there are now more than two million Czechs living abroad. The people making up…

 
 
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Czech trolls tend to be individuals who…

Just as in many other countries in the world the Czech online scene is filled with hateful comments and disinformation…

 
 
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Why are Czech students less happy to be…

Most children in the Czech Republic returned to school on Monday following the summer break. Compared to their peers…

 
 
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Plans unveiled for renovation of…

After years of contentious debate, the government on Friday revealed plans to renovate the towering, exposed concrete…

 
 
 
 
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