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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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Czech government plans major revision…

Faced by an acute labour shortage, the Czech government is looking to attract more foreign workers and streamline the…

 
 
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“I was here the whole time in ’68…

The Czech Radio building in Prague saw the most intense violence during the Soviet-led invasion of August 21, 1968 and,…

 
 
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New foreigners’ law to change…

An amendment to the law on foreigners, in effect as of the beginning of August, has brought a series of changes…

 
 
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Shortage of IT specialists leads to…

With the economy growing and unemployment at record lows, many companies have no choice but to become more flexible in…

 
 
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New index shows locations with best…

A new ranking of the best and worst places to live in the Czech Republic has just been published. The country’s major…

 
 
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First Czech open prison reports record…

The Czech Republic’s first open prison, which went into operation nearly two years ago, is reporting a record-low…

 
 
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Filip Koubek: Today’s Czechs in…

Many Czechs in Australia will be familiar with the voice of Filip Koubek. This is because for many years he presented…

 
 
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Archaeologists unearth rare Renaissance…

Archaeologists have unveiled a rare Renaissance-Baroque brew house in the depths of Kost Castle, itself an…

 
 
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Co-founder of New York property site…

Despite being in his early 30s, Martin Mucha is already a successful Czech businessman in New York. Many locals may…

 
 
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Czech experts: UN climate change report…

Keeping global warming well below the 2º Celsius target can be achieved only by reducing greenhouse gas emissions from…

 
 
 
 
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