Saturday, 25 June 2016

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Eight countries reps back British EU membership at Czech meeting

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24 Jun 2016

Ministers and government officials from the Visegrad Four (V4) states together with representatives of Romania, Bulgaria, Croatia and Slovenia backed Britain's remaining in the EU at their meeting in Ostrava yesterday, Czech Regional Development Minister Karla Šlechtová said.

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PM: EU is stronger with Britain

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24 Jun 2016

The Czech government is convinced that the European Union will be stronger with Britain as its member, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka (Social Democrats, ČSSD) said on the referendum in which the Britons will vote on remaining in the EU yesterday.

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Právo: Czechs invent new nanofiber water purifying filter

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24 Jun 2016

Scientists and industrialists from the town of Liberec, north Bohemia, unveiled on Wednesday a new water filter, comprised of nanofiber membranes, which is much more efficient than all conventional filters, daily Právo reported yesterday.

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Central European guards of honour to perform in Prague centre

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24 Jun 2016

Guards of honour from four Central European countries will show their mastery in the Wenceslas Square in the Prague centre shortly after noon yesterday, Lieutenant Colonel Zdeněk Dvorský has told journalists.

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LN: Cartel of same politicians has ruled EU for 40 years

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24 Jun 2016

The problem of the European Union is that it has been governed by a cartel of the same politicians with the same opinion for almost 40 years and there exists no relevant opposition, Roman Joch writes in Lidové noviny (LN) on yesterday's British Brexit referendum.

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Poll: ČSSD is most popular party, ANO keeps losing support

ČTK |
24 Jun 2016

The Social Democrats (ČSSD) are the most popular Czech political party and the support for the ANO movement, which kept ahead of the ČSSD in the past two years, has dropped to the lowest level since the general election in late 2013, according to the CVVM opinion poll released yesterday.

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Zeman: Debate on police shake-up should not be politicised

ČTK |
24 Jun 2016

The debate about the police shake-up needs to be calm and move from the political to the expert level, Czech President Miloš Zeman said journalists yesterday, calling on detectives not to leave the police due to the planned shake-up.

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Zeman signs earlier retirement for miners into law

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24 Jun 2016

President Miloš Zeman signed the bill introducing earlier retirement of miners into law yesterday, along with several other government-sponsored bills, his spokesman Jiří Ovčáček has said.

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Memorial of German victims from Czech postwar camp unveiled

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24 Jun 2016

More than a hundred people, half of whom arrived from Germany, took part in the unveiling of a memorial plaque to Germans who died in a local detention camp shortly after World War Two at the Stonařov cemetery yesterday.

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Parliament’s Security Committee fails to hear elite police chiefs

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24 Jun 2016

The lower house security committee did not approve the agenda of its meeting yesterday that was to debate a planned police reform, and therefore police anti-mafia unit's officers, Robert Šlachta and Jiří Komárek, and state attorney Ivo Ištvan could not talk to the MPs.

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