Tuesday, 30 August 2016

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Czech woman who survived month in New Zealand mountains to return home

Radio Prague |
30 August 2016

Pavlíná Pížová, a Czech woman who survived a month in an isolated spot in New Zealand following the death of her partner, is set to return to the Czech Republic on Tuesday, Czech news sites reported.

Temperatures set to reach up to 30 degrees again at weekend

Radio Prague |
30 August 2016

Temperatures in the Czech Republic are set to reach up to 30 degrees Celsius again next weekend.

Babiš to again propose reducing VAT on draught beer to cabinet

Radio Prague |
30 August 2016

Finance Minister Andrej Babiš is planning to submit a plan to reduce value-added tax on draught beer to the coalition for the second time at a meeting on Wednesday.

Assassination scene in Anthropoid one of best in movies, says historical adviser Zdeněk Špitálník

Radio Prague |
30 August 2016

Czech viewers will finally get the chance to see Anthropoid at the end of September, when the much-anticipated movie hits cinemas around the country.

Finance minister plots smooth rollout of electronic earnings declarations

Radio Prague |
30 August 2016

Electronic cash registers are a flagship policy of ANO leader and finance minister Andrej Babiš and he and his ministry are now in the throes of trying to ensure that the introduction of the controversial appliances to clampdown on tax dodgers goes smoothly.

Former Czechoslovak communist leaders sued in Germany for Iron Curtain deaths

Radio Prague |
30 August 2016

Former high ranking communist party leaders such as Milouš Jakes and prime minister Lubomir Štrougal are among 67 Czechs and Slovaks being sued for the deaths of five German citizens who were killed on the Iron Curtain trying to flee communist Czechoslovakia.

Chovenec: Police responded properly to "mock IS" invasion

Radio Prague |
29 August 2016

Interior Minister Milan Chovanec has rejected any suggestion that police who ended a demonstration last weekend on Prague's Old Town Square - in which a populist politician and associates staged a "mock IS invasion" - acted inadequately.

Sushi restaurant may be slapped huge fine for using fish caught in the Vltava River

Radio Prague |
29 August 2016

A sushi restaurant in Prague may get a fine of up to CZK 50 million after it emerged that its employees were catching fish on the banks of the Vltava River to be used in the restaurant's kitchen, novinky.cz reported on Friday.

Mělník - delightfuly quirky

Radio Prague |
29 August 2016

Mělník is a small town just 30 kilometers north of Prague, situated at the point where the Vltava flows into the mighty Elbe river.

Merkel, Sobotka find common ground on numerous issues with notable exception of migrant quotas

Radio Prague |
26 August 2016

German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited Prague for the first time in four years to meet with Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka as well as the Czech head-of-state. The visit is part of a post-Brexit tour by Mrs Merkel to discuss the future of the European Union as well as bilateral cooperation.

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