Friday, 24 June 2016
Politics | ČTK

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.

News | Prague Daily Monitor

With 99 percent of the votes counted in a referendum in Britain on whether or not to stay in the European Union, leaving was leading over remaining by 51.7 percent to 48.3 percent. Some 16 million people voted to leave, and 15 million to stay. Scotland and Northern Ireland voted in favor of staying, while England and Wales voted to leave.

Czech Republic and the EU | ČTK

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.

National | Radio Prague

Meteorologists have issued a heatwave warning for the entire country over the next three days during which temperatures are expected to reach 36 degrees Celsius

Politics | ČTK

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.

Prague | Prague TV

Prague may participate in a program to test driverless electric buses, but legislation may need to be changed for that to happen.

National | Radio Prague

The Czech government has just approved legislation that will make it illegal for shops to give customers free plastic bags from the year after next.

National | ČTK

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.

National | ČTK

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.

Politics | ČTK

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.

National | ČTK

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.

Czech Republic and the EU | ČTK

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.

National | Radio Prague

Transport Minister Dan Tok is insisting that the landslide which buried part of the under-construction D8 highway, linking Prague with Saxony in Germany, was caused by negligence in the operation of a nearby quarry.

Politics | ČTK

The coalition agreement of the three government parties will change only minimally, the modifications will in fact be additions and they will not be principal, Social Democrat deputy head Lubomír Zaorálek told journalists after a meeting of Czech coalition leaders tonight.

News | ČTK

Tibetan Dalai Lama will come to Prague to attend the conference Forum 2000, founded by his friend, former president Václav Havel, 20 years ago, spokeswoman for Forum 2000 Foundation Anna Vosálíková told journalists yesterday.