Thursday, 24 April 2014
National | Radio Prague

A group of Czech scientists is threatening to launch legal action against the Czech Republic over what they see as its failure to provide appropriate protection to the Šumava National Park.

National | ČTK

The country's Interior Ministry has been given a 60 thousand crown fine by the Office for Personal Data Protection for making public footage of the arrest of Jana Nagyová (now Nečasová) last year.

News | ČTK

Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs John Baird has assured Prague that Canada is not planning on reintroducing visas for Czech citizens.

Politics | ČTK

The number of members of Czech mainstream parties is falling, while the biggest loss was recorded by the Civic Democratic Party (ODS) that was left by 3,500 people in a year.

National | Prague Connect

During difficult times, I realized how close each one of us in this country is to ending up under a bridge.

Politics | EUobserver.com

The Czech Christian Democrats' campaign for the EU elections got off to a rocky start earlier this month after it included a controversial line about immigration in its party programme.

News | ČTK

Almost 500 Czech children offered for adoption have ended abroad, mainly in Denmark, Germany and Italy, and they are successful there, daily Mladá fronta Dnes (MfD) reported yesterday, adding that the first who left 14 years ago are already studying at secondary schools.

Czech Republic and the EU | ČTK

The Czech ANO movement of billionaire businessman Andrej Babis would win the May European Parliament (EP) election with 22.2% of the vote, according to a model by Herzmann and Data Collect firm released yesterday.

National | ČTK

Some 40 centres claiming they will be doing excellent science and high-tech research, are being built in the Czech Republic with EU support, but it is clear that not all can be on top level and some are doomed to eventually close down, daily Lidové noviny (LN) reported yesterday.

Prague | ČTK

Prague will have an analysis of its urban conservation area situated in the UNESCO-listed historical centre worked out for eight million crowns, the city council approved yesterday.

Czech Republic and the EU | ČTK

The enhancing of Czech influence in the EU and of the EU itself, the protection of consumers against low-quality products and the creation of new jobs in advanced technology areas are among the vows the Czech Greens made at the start of their campaign before the EU polls yesterday.

Prague | ČTK

A court of arbitration, part of the Czech Chamber of Commerce, has ordered the building firm Metrostav to complete Prague's Blanka tunnel complex within five months. The court ruled that the contracts between the city and Metrostav that were the point of controversy are valid.

National | ČTK

Fire at a galvanic plant in Lanškroun, eastern Bohemia, has caused damages of around CZK 200 million.

National | ČTK

The Education Ministry will spend CZK 50 million on psychologists at schools, teachers working with disabled or problematic children and school consulting centres' staff, it said in a press statement Friday.

National | ČTK

The Supreme Court (NS) will check the case of Dana Řežábová, a Prague doctor convicted of a huge fraud involving false prescriptions and stripping health insurers of almost CZK 13 million, who has applied for appellate review.