Monday, 30 March 2015

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Half a million Czechs suffer from serious psychiatric problems

ČTK |
27 Mar 2015

Up to half a million Czechs suffer from serious psychiatric problems and one third of the country's population of 10.5 million has been treated with a mental disease at least once in their lives.

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Promising official Prouza joins Social Democrats

ČTK |
27 Mar 2015

Tomas Prouza, Czech state secretary for EU affairs and a close ally of Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka, has silently joined Sobotka's Social Democratic Party (CSSD), daily Lidove noviny (LN) writes Thursday and adds that Sobotka possibly plans to promote Prouza to a higher post.

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Summer time starts on Sunday

ČTK |
27 Mar 2015

Clocks will go one hour forward at 02:00 on Sunday, March 29, as the Czech Republic will switch to Central European Summer Time (CEST) that will last until October 25.

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Le Pen to attend Prague conference on Europe on April 23

ČTK |
27 Mar 2015

Marine Le Pen, head of France's National Front, will attend the Prague conference European Peace and Prosperity for the EU on April 23, her adviser Ludovic de Danne told journalists in Prague Thursday.

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LN: Czechs not good in integrating former prime ministers

ČTK |
27 Mar 2015

The Czech Republic has had a permanent problem with its former prime ministers because it does not know how to treat them and what to do with them, Martin Zvěřina writes in Lidové noviny Thursday in relation to "the promising news" that ex-PM Petr Nečas did not leave the Civic Democrats.

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Forest to be cleaned of wartime ammunition

ČTK |
27 Mar 2015

The Lesy ČR state forest company will start cleaning 500 hectares of the Boří Forest in the Břeclav vicinity of dangerous WWII ammunition this year, PM Bohuslav Sobotka told reporters during his visit to the South Moravia Region.

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MfD: Young fan of Russian culture leads Czech anti-NATO protests

ČTK |
27 Mar 2015

One of the "most successful" Czech opponents of the upcoming transit by a U.S. military convoy is Petr Zampach, an 18-year-old student who admires Russian culture and presents himself as Piotr Zhampakhov, written in his beloved Cyrillic alphabet, daily Mlada fronta Dnes (MfD) says Thursday.

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Concerts, historical vehicles to welcome US convoy

ČTK |
27 Mar 2015

Soldiers from the U.S. military convoy that will pass through the Czech Republic on March 29-April 1 will be welcomed by two concerts, Harley Davidson bikers and fans of military history clubs in American army historical vehicles, the organisers told reporters Thursday.

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National mental health institute opens amid controversy

ČTK |
27 Mar 2015

The National Institute of Mental Health (NUDZ), a centre of psychiatric treatment that officially launched its operation in Klecany, will perhaps have to return a subsidy of up to one billion crowns, NUDZ director Cyril Hoeschl said at the opening of the centre Thursday.

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Ombudsman: Czechs' legal awareness strongly increasing

ČTK |
27 Mar 2015

The legal awareness of the Czech public substantially increased over the past 15 years as people know their rights more than before and many of them are not afraid to fight for them, ombudsman Anna Šabatová told ČTK.

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