Sports break: there’s plenty to visit on the sporting front
Ryan Blacklaws wasn’t able to get to a top level football match, as hoped, due to the way fixtures fell, but that didn’t stop him paying a visit to one of the top city venues, the home of Sparta Prague.
BOMB ALERT: Police update
Police have issued another statement. It doesn’t sound as if the shopping centre will reopen soon.
Policisté budovu stále prohlíží. Vzhledem k rozsahu prohlídky nepředpokládáme její ukončení v nejbližší době. pic.twitter.com/cjA1VzbVg5
Translation: ‘The police are still looking at the building. Due to the scope of the tour, we do not foresee its termination shortly.’
Mmmm! This post will tickle your tastebuds
As you wander the streets of Prague, the unmistakable sweet smell of the traditional Czech ‘chimney cakes’ will hit your nostrils. Jessica Varia and Pamela Lyon took time out to sample the Trdelnik – their video report will make your mouth water.
Back to art: another trip to one of Prague’s centres of culture
In part two of her reviews of art venues in the city, Aleksandra Brzezicka found inspiration from a lesser known artist, among works by the Old Masters at the Sternberg Palace.
The Lennon Wall: a Mecca for tourists visiting the city
Nakisha Cazley was fascinated by the city wall covered in graffiti and inspired by murdered Beatle John Lennon’s calls for world peace and freedom. Watch her video report.
TRANSLATION: ‘The officers of the municipal police Prague are currently assist in the evacuation of the Nový Smíchov Shopping centre in Prague 5.
UPDATE: Photos from the scene.
UPDATE: Interview with evacuated shop workers.
Annies Joy interviewed Michaela Duskova, 21, who works at Marionnaud in the Novy Smichov Shopping centre in Prague, which was evacuated this afternoon, after a bomb scare. Police cordoned off the area.
She said: “while she was working, she and the other workers were asked to leave the shopping centre immediately.” They have now been waiting for two hours and have been told they can’t go home until they get a call from their boss. They think it may still be two-three hours till they are able to go back.
UPDATE: video report from bomb scare scene
UPDATE: live report from bomb scare scene
Annies Joy reports from behind the Police cordons
at the scene.
BREAKING NEWS: Bomb threat in Prague shopping mall
Our roving reporters have just found out a shopping centre in Prague has been evacuated due to a bomb scare…more to follow
A shopping centre in the heart of Prague was evacuated this afternoon after a bomb alert.
The Novy Smichov shopping mall was evacuated and sealed off by police, according to the PraguePig.com facebook site
A Hindu temple? In a zoo?
A trip to the zoo is always exciting, with plenty of strange and fascinating creatures to see. But Jessica Varia found something she wasn’t expecting, a Hindu temple in the middle of the elephant enclosure. She found out why.