Wednesday, 24 May 2017
Politics | ČTK

President Miloš Zeman will dismiss Deputy PM and Finance Minister Andrej Babiš from the government and appoint Ivan Pilný (both ANO) as a new finance minister on Wednesday, Zeman's spokesman Jiří Ovčáček told reporters yesterday.

National | Prague TV

The Czech government approved support for high-speed railway lines. The project material was submitted by Transport Minister Dan Ťok (for ANO).



National | ČTK

Double contract murderer Jiří Kajínek, 56, who was serving his life sentence and whom President Miloš Zeman pardoned, left the prison in Rýnovice after 23 years in it yesterday.

Prague | Prague TV

City leaders disagree over how to complete the northeastern section of the Prague Ring Road. There are two options. One calls for extensive use of tunnels and has been referred to as “Blanka II.”

National | ČTK

President Milos Zeman respects smoking bans neither at home nor during his foreign trips, as exemplified by his recent journey to China from which he returned last Thursday, daily Lidové noviny (LN) reported yesterday.

Politics | ČTK

Finance Minister Andrej Babiš (ANO) today threatened Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka (Social Democrats, ČSSD) with a lawsuit unless he ceases to publicly suspecting him of tax evasion and abuse of the Financial Administration, with which he justified Babiš's dismissal.

News | ČTK

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka and other Czech politicians offered their condolences to the families of the victims of the night explosion in Manchester, Britain, yesterday.

Life | Prague TV

With the arrival of warm weather (finally!) in the Czech Republic, summer vacation doesn’t seem that far away. For school-aged children enrolled in Czech state schools, this year’s summer break runs from July 1 through September 1.

Life | Prague TV

Czech Police will be on heightened security following an explosion at the end of an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England.

Life | Prague TV

The Dead Daisies will hit Lucerna Music Bar in Prague on June 29 with their Live & Louder world tour.

Sport | ČTK

Czech tennis player Petra Kvitová is striving for playing Wimbledon, which she won in 2011 and 2014, after the serious hand injury she suffered last December, and she will decide on her start in French Open at the very last moment, her spokesman Karel Tejkal told ČTK yesterday.